Public Auction Yards Livestock Cattle Auction

Most Recent Report


Total Run: 1,450

Market Notes

Compared to last week: Feeder cattle were too lightly tested last week to develop an accurate market trend, steady undertones were noticed on steers and firm undertones were noticed on heifers. Demand for feeders was mostly good for light offerings. Quality this week was mostly plain to average, with a limited number of attractive consignments. Most cattle were sold in small packages or as singles. Market activity was mostly active again this week. Weigh up cows sold on mostly good demand for moderate offerings. Slaughter cows sold steady to firm on all offerings. Quality this week was average to attractive, however weigh up conditions were very attractive to buyers and most buyers showed very good demand for high dressing cows. Packer buyers opted to send a few set of cows to feed again this week. Feeding cows sold steady to firm on an attractive offering. Slaughter bulls sold generally steady in a narrow comparison. Bull quality, overall, was better today than last sale. Young age cows suitable to feed or rebreed sold on mostly good demand. Buyers showed the best demand for high quality cows which had lost calves. Young offerings sold mostly 10.00 higher with sharply higher instances noticed on very attractive offerings. A complete dispersion of cows sold today. Offerings were met with mostly good demand. Bred heifer and cow offerings were very attractive.

Supply included: 51% Feeder Cattle (53% Steers, 44% Heifers, 3% Bulls); 31% Slaughter Cattle (90% Cows, 10% Bulls); 17% Replacement Cattle (57% Stock Cows, 28% Bred Cows, 15% Bred Heifers). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 69%. AUCTION This Week Last Reported 3/15/2023 Last Year Total Receipts: 1,450 917 1,140 Feeder Cattle: 746(51.4%) 395(43.1%) 355(31.1%) Slaughter Cattle: 456(31.4%) 332(36.2%) 486(42.6%) Replacement Cattle: 248(17.1%) 190(20.7%) 299(26.2%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 $--
400-500 $--
500-600 245 247 250 $1,359
600-700 215 219 250 $1,422
700-800 187 196 203 $1,471

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 $--
400-500 $--
500-600 215 218 221 $1,202
600-700 192 209 214 $1,356
700-800 163 172 184 $1,293

*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 $105 $109 $112

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