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Miles City Livestock Commission Auction

Archived Report

2/1/2022

Total Run: 2,057

Market Notes

Compared to last week: Steer calves under 800 lbs sold steady to 5.00 higher, steers over 800 lbs were not well compared. Heifer calves under 500 lbs sold sharply higher, heifers over 500 lbs sold steady to 5.00 higher. Quality this week was average to attractive and significantly higher than last week. Many sets of one iron home raised calves were on offer this week. The best demand was for cattle suitable to run on grass this summer. Demand overall was moderate to good, with very good demand seen at times. Some sets of weaned backgrounded cattle were showing some flesh this week, however these offerings sold on good demand as quality was very attractive. A large buyer pool was on hand for todays sale and market activity was mostly active as several buyers were active in bidding on offerings. Weigh up cows sold on good to very good demand for light to moderate offerings. Packer buyers showed very good demand for all cows on offer. Packers dipped all the way into the young cow offering looking for cows to fill slaughter needs. Slaughter cows sold mostly 4.00-8.00 higher compared to last weeks light test. Slaughter bulls sold mostly 5.00-6.00 higher in a narrow comparison. Young age cows suitable to feed or rebreed were too lightly tested to trend last week, however steady undertones were noticed. Quality this week was mostly average.

Supply included: 80% Feeder Cattle (55% Steers, 44% Heifers, 0% Bulls); 11% Slaughter Cattle (74% Cows, 26% Bulls); 9% Replacement Cattle (62% Stock Cows, 28% Bred Cows, 10% Bred Heifers). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 26%. AUCTION This Week Last Reported 1/25/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 2,057 1,114 0 Feeder Cattle: 1,641(79.8%) 899(80.7%) 0(0.0%) Slaughter Cattle: 225(10.9%) 149(13.4%) 0(0.0%) Replacement Cattle: 191(9.3%) 66(5.9%) 0(0.0%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 210 215 0.0000 $751
400-500 208 211 214.5 $950
500-600 185 196 208 $1,078
600-700 174 176 184.5 $1,146
700-800 161 165 176 $1,239

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 186.5 190 192 $666
400-500 165 189 196 $852
500-600 165.6 168 177 $926
600-700 145 147 170 $954
700-800 142.5 145 145 $1,086

*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 $88 $99 $105

Total Run