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Tama feeder cattle auction report

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The Tama Feeder Cattle Auction, Tama, Iowa, reported receipts of 907 head Feb. 8, compared to 1,567 head two weeks ago, according to the Iowa Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News, Des Moines, Iowa.

This was a special preconditioned calf sale. Compared to two weeks ago, feeder steers at 400 to 750 pounds were $4 to $7 lower, and 800 to 899 pounds were $1.25 to $1.75 lower. Steers at 900 pounds were mostly steady, feeder heifers at 400 to 500 pounds were $3 to $6 higher, 600 to 800 pounds were steady to $3 lower. Trade was active. Demand good. The supply consisted of 52.5% feeder steers, 47.5% feeder heifers, and 72.7% were over 600 pounds.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 452 to 489 lbs., 174.50 to 182.00 (175.88); 13 head, 507 to 520 lbs., 167.50 to 172.00 (168.59); 555 to 590 lbs., 154.75 to 160.00 (155.00); 600 to 648 lbs., 148.00 to 152.00 (149.09); 670 to 696 lbs., 142.75 to 147.00 (143.85); 714 to 729 lbs., 140.00 to 143.00 (141.59); 752 to 798 lbs., 137.00 to 139.00 (137.56); 800 to 837 lbs., 136.50 to 138.25 (137.62); 852 to 896 lbs., 134.25 to 139.00 (137.02); 11 head, 900 to 921 lbs., 130.00 to 132.50 (132.28). Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 2 head, 500 lbs., 153.00; 3 head, 578 to 590 lbs., 149.00 to 151.00 (149.68); 2 head, 610 lbs., 143.00.

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 2 head, 413 lbs., 157.50; 17 head, 467 to 480 lbs., 153.00 to 159.50 (157.91); 6 head, 543 lbs., 141.00; 551 to 598 lbs., 135.00 to 145.00 (140.41); 620 to 638 lbs., 137.00 to 138.50 (137.81); 651 to 695 lbs., 130.00 to 138.00 (135.41); 720 to 745 lbs., 126.50 to 130.25 (129.66); 751 to 777 lbs., 126.25 to 132.00 (127.73); 3 head, 835 lbs., 127.00; 7 head, 856 to 895 lbs., 122.50 to 123.50 (123.07); 6 head, 934 lbs., 118.50. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 7 head, 476 lbs., 150.50; 7 head, 544 lbs., 136.00; 3 head, 553 lbs., 130.00; 24 head, 633 lbs., 131.25.

Date: 2/18/2013



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