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Nebraska Weekly Livestock Auction Summary

Most Recent Report

10/23/2021

Total Run: 29,724

Market Notes

Compared to last week steer calves under 600 lbs sold 3.00 to 5.00 lower, 600 lbs steers sold 2.00 higher with all weights over 650 lbs unevenly steady. Heifer calves sold 2.00 to 6.00 lower with yearling heifer weights 2.00 to 6.00 higher. Demand was moderate for calves with good demand for yearling weight cattle. Demand was moderate to good for the very light test of bred cows and bred heifers. Calf buyers prefer calves with at least two rounds of shots. Some buyers have been selective on flesh (fat) on the bawlers. Some lightweight calves are heading to the Southern Plains for wheat grazing. Feedlot sales traded mostly steady on live sales at 124.00 with some sales up to 126.50 and dressed sales steady at 196.00. Fall harvest continues with 41% of corn out of the field compared to 55% last year. Soybeans harvested is at 76% compared to 91% last year. Dry edible beans harvested at 89% compared to 95% last year. Cattle on Feed Oct 1 98.6, Placements (Sep) 97.1 and Marketings (Sep) 96.9.

Supply included: 95% Feeder Cattle (67% Steers, 33% Heifers, 0% Bulls); 4% Slaughter Cattle (100% Cows); 0% Replacement Cattle (26% Bred Cows, 69% Bred Heifers, 5% Cow-Calf Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 43%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 10/11/2021 Last Year Total Receipts: 29,724 30,087 25,738 Feeder Cattle: 28,303(95.2%) 29,170(97.0%) 24,358(94.6%) Slaughter Cattle: 1,297(4.4%) 917(3.0%) 1,380(5.4%) Replacement Cattle: 124(0.4%) 0(0.0%) 0(0.0%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 185 207 226 $724
400-500 169 191 218.5 $861
500-600 $--
600-700 $--
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 193 193 0.0000 $483
300-400 161 176 184 $615
400-500 147 162 178.5 $731
500-600 141 156 166.75 $856
600-700 $--
700-800 $--

*Approx is the middle weight of the weight group multiplied by the mid point of the high and low for the group. It's meant as a quick method to see what cattle of that weight class are bringing per head.

Cows & Bulls

Type Min Avg Max
Slaughter Bulls $ $ $

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