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BG_LS151 Baton Rouge, LA

Tue Aug 31, 2010

USDA Market News - LA Dept of Ag

Amite, LA Cattle Auction for Tuesday, Aug 31, 2010 Cattle Receipts: 959 Week Ago: 986 Last Year: 994

Compared with last week, slaughter cows and bulls sold steady. Feeder steers and heifers traded steady. Total receipts consisted of 18 percent slaughter cows and 9 percent pairs and replacements. The feeder supply included 62 percent steers and 38 percent heifers, with an estimated 8 percent of the feeder supply weighing over 600 pounds. Slaughter Cows: Weight (lbs) Boning 850-1200 Lean 850-1200 Slaughter Bulls:

Pct Lean 80-85 85-90

Avg Dressing 51.00-59.00 47.00-53.00

High Dressing 59.00-63.00 -----------

Yield Grade 1-2 1500-2000 lbs 68.00-74.25.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 250-300 lbs 125.00-145.00; 300-350 lbs 116.00-137.00; 350-400 lbs 118.00-132.00; 400-450 lbs 108.00-125.00; 450-500 lbs 107.00-117.00; 500-550 lbs 102.00-115.00; 550-600 lbs 99.00-114.00; 600-650 lbs 94.00-109.00. Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 300-350 lbs 102.00-119.00; 350-400 lbs 101.00-116.00; 400-450 lbs 100.00-112.00; 450-500 lbs 97.00-107.00; 500-550 lbs 94.00-106.00; 550-600 lbs 92.00-105.00; 600-650 lbs 90.00-103.00. Replacement: Medium and Large 1-2 bred, 700.00-935.00 per head. Source: 5 year old cows, 100-1200 lbs, 3-6 months

USDA Market News - LA Dept of Ag Keith L. Williams, 225-922-1328, Baton Rouge, LA www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/BG_LS151.txt For all livestock market news reports: www.ams.usda.gov/LSMarketNews

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