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Nebraska Weekly Livestock Auction Summary

Archived Report

2/5/2022

Total Run: 29,645

Market Notes

Compared to last week steers sold 2.00 to 4.00 higher. Heifers sold under 700 lbs sold 6.00 to 7.00 higher, over 700 lbs sold 4.00 to 6.00 higher. Demand was good to very good for all classes of cattle. Wide range of flesh condition scores across the weekly sales. Several top quality, officially calfhood vaccinated (OCV) heifers going back to the country for replacements was noted on this weeks report. Cattlemen or cattlewomen are optimistic that mother nature will give moisture as we head into spring for forages to sprout and grow. Overall, most of the state is abnormally dry with pockets reported as moderately dry. The lack of winter moisture is ok, as livestock owners can save hay piles for use down the road. Packers paid more for feedlot show list, as dressed sales bounced 4.00 higher at 222.00 and live sales went 2.00 to 3.00 higher at 138.00-140.00. Annual cattle inventory was released from NASS on Monday showing 30.1 mil beef cows in the USA down 2% on Jan 1, 2022. USA calf crop was estimated at 35.1 mil head down 1% from 2020. All cattle on feed were at 14.7 mil head up slightly from 2021. Full report can be viewed at https://www.nass.usda.gov/Publications/

Supply included: 96% Feeder Cattle (53% Steers, 47% Heifers, 0% Bulls); 3% Slaughter Cattle (100% Cows); 0% Replacement Cattle (100% Bred Cows). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 69%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 1/24/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 29,645 39,684 31,232 Feeder Cattle: 28,580(96.4%) 39,058(98.4%) 29,450(94.3%) Slaughter Cattle: 959(3.2%) 626(1.6%) 991(3.2%) Replacement Cattle: 106(0.4%) 0(0.0%) 791(2.5%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 199 229 241 $802
400-500 201 223 226 $1,003
500-600 $--
600-700 $--
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 199 199 0.0000 $498
300-400 195 200 210 $700
400-500 171 198 211 $891
500-600 $--
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 $ $ $

Total Run