SOUTH ST. PAUL (AP) (USDA) -- Friday cattle estimate: 550. Last Friday: 576. Year Ago Friday: 196. Thursday actual: 692.
Compared to Thursday, not enough slaughter steers, heifers, Holsteins or bulls for an adequate market test. Slaughter cows sold steady.
Steers: Not tested.
Holsteins: Not tested.
Heifers: Not tested.
Premium White 70-80 percent lean 56.00-60.00; Breaking 70-80 percent lean 54.00-57.00; Boning 80-85 percent lean 52.00-54.00; Lean 85-90 percent lean 48.00-50.00.
Bulls: Not tested.
For the week: Compared to last week, slaughter steers sold 2.00 to 4.00 higher.
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