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Nebraska Weekly Livestock Auction Summary

Archived Report

5/21/2022

Total Run: 10,927

Market Notes

Compared to last week steers under 800 lbs sold 8.00 to 10.00 higher and over 800 lbs sold steady to 4.00 lower. Heifers under 700 lbs sold steady to 2.00 higher and over 700 lbs sold mostly steady to instances 8.00 higher on 8 weights. Demand was good for calves and feeders with moderate to good demand for cow/calf pairs. Several lots of grass type cattle that normally go to summer grazing were sold this week as cattlemen who run both (yearlings and cows) try to save their grass the momma cow and her calf. Cooler temperatures prevailed over the weekend dipping down near freezing in many areas of the state. Hopefully not much grass, alfalfa or crop damage happened! Nebraska feedlot trade sold live sales 2.00 lower at 140.00 and dressed sales unevenly steady from 223.00-226.00.

Supply included: 92% Feeder Cattle (48% Steers, 52% Heifers, 1% Bulls); 6% Slaughter Cattle (100% Cows); 2% Replacement Cattle (3% Bred Cows, 53% Cow-Calf Pairs, 43% Heifer Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 68%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 5/9/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 10,927 14,619 11,448 Feeder Cattle: 10,030(91.8%) 12,090(82.7%) 10,556(92.2%) Slaughter Cattle: 692(6.3%) 964(6.6%) 842(7.4%) Replacement Cattle: 205(1.9%) 1,565(10.7%) 50(0.4%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 227 227 0.0000 $568
300-400 214 240 240 $840
400-500 $--
500-600 $--
600-700 $--
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 184 187 190 $656
400-500 $--
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