Valentine Livestock Auction Market (Thu)
WH_LS762
Kearney, NE      Thu Oct 19, 2017     USDA-NE Dept of Ag Market News

Valentine Livestock Auction, Valentine, NE
Weighted Average Report for Thursday Oct 19, 2017

Cattle Receipts:  5480 Last week: 3755 Last year: 4555 

Compared with last week 500 to 600 lbs steers traded steady 
to 8.00 lower and 450 to 550 lbs heifers traded steady to 
10.00 lower. Demand was good with several buyers and moderate
internet activity.  Feeders made up 100 percent of the offering.  
The feeder supply included 71 percent steers, and 29 percent heifers. 
Near 29 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.
Next Auction Dates  Oct 23rd Bred Female and Regular Sale 
                    Oct 26th Sring Calf Auction 

               Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   10    349-349    349       215.00         215.00
   66    363-398    389    205.00-222.00     208.31
   39    409-445    430    195.00-205.00     203.03
   72    433-433    433       226.00         226.00   Fancy
  194    450-494    477    180.00-196.00     186.73
  313    463-484    477    208.00-212.00     211.43   Fancy
  417    502-546    527    180.00-189.00     183.78
   99    507-507    507       206.25         206.25   Thin Fleshed
  116    514-533    531    199.00-200.00     199.90   Fancy
  467    552-590    575    169.75-180.00     174.75
   81    571-571    571       190.00         190.00   Thin Fleshed
  324    551-583    564    187.70-192.75     190.37   Fancy
  559    606-641    622    167.75-184.00     177.20   Calves
  129    651-654    654    171.00-179.00     175.34
  370    670-685    677    171.00-181.25     178.10   Calves
  154    703-723    713    181.50-186.50     184.10
  110    700-722    704    154.00-178.75     174.12   Calves
               Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1 - 2
    7    486-486    486       163.00         163.00
   14    541-547    544    171.00-176.00     173.51
    9    586-586    586       171.00         171.00
   39    604-629    615    158.00-167.00     162.01   Calves
    7    691-691    691       161.00         161.00

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6    342-342    342       183.00         183.00
   16    382-388    384    180.00-181.00     180.62
  123    406-449    425    173.00-186.00     181.01
  256    462-496    480    163.00-175.50     168.19
  247    504-546    526    155.50-166.00     160.03
  142    512-515    513       170.00         170.00   Fancy
   44    512-512    512      1150.00       1150.00   Per Head
  358    555-593    568    151.00-162.00     156.71
  187    579-599    591   960.00-1210.00    1041.88   Per Head
   48    606-644    628    147.50-151.50     150.72   Calves
   18    683-683    683       144.50         144.50   Calves
   24    652-652    652       975.00         975.00   Per Head
               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1 - 2
    6    368-368    368       171.00         171.00
   17    444-444    444       171.00         171.00
    5    545-545    545       153.00         153.00

Source: NE Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Kearney, NE
        Shareen Dearmont 308-390-5399  
        www.ams.usda.gov/lsmnpubsWH_LS762.txt

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