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Miles City Livestock Commission Auction

Archived Report

6/7/2022

Total Run: 1,309

Market Notes

Compared to last week: Feeder cattle were scarcely tested this week, thus no trend can be established. Demand for feeder cattle was mostly moderate to good. Quality was mostly plain to average this week. CME positions continue to inch higher, the August contract closed at 172.45. Market activity this week was mostly moderate to active. Weigh up cows comprised most of the offering today. Slaughter cows and feeding cows both sold 1.00-3.00 higher on all classes. Cow quality today was attractive to very attractive as load after load of high quality cows sold. Additionally, weigh up conditions were ideal for buyers as most cows were slicked off and very empty. Demand for cows was stronger this week as both packers and feeding buyers showed very good demand throughout the sale. Slaughter bulls sold 1.00 to 3.00 higher aided by better weigh conditions this week. Young age cows sold steady to firm. Quality was mostly attractive this week. Demand for cow calf pairs was moderate to good this week. Quality was not as attractive as last week.

Supply included: 10% Feeder Cattle (42% Steers, 41% Heifers, 17% Bulls); 67% Slaughter Cattle (97% Cows, 3% Bulls); 23% Replacement Cattle (60% Stock Cows, 40% Cow-Calf Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 70%. AUCTION This Week Last Reported 5/31/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 1,309 1,555 2,382 Feeder Cattle: 134(10.2%) 153(9.8%) 1,011(42.4%) Slaughter Cattle: 874(66.8%) 637(41.0%) 1,141(47.9%) Replacement Cattle: 301(23.0%) 765(49.2%) 230(9.7%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 $--
400-500 $--
500-600 $--
600-700 173 173 0.0000 $1,125
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 $--
400-500 $--
500-600 174.5 175 0.0000 $960
600-700 157 171 173 $1,109
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 $99 $103 $106

Total Run