Public Auction Yards Livestock Cattle Auction

Archived Report


Total Run: 1,555

Market Notes

Compared to last week: Feeder cattle were all too lightly tested to make any market trend. Quality this week was mostly plain to average. Most calves were offered as singles or small lots. Demand for feeders was mostly light as quality was not as attractive as last week. Market activity was slow to moderate. Weigh up cows sold on mostly moderate demand and offerings. Cow quality this week was mostly plain to average with a limited offering of high quality feeding cows on offer. Slaughter cows sold fully steady to weak on all classes. Feeding cows sold generally steady. Many cows were pushing some fill again this week. Slaughter bulls were too lightly tested either this week or last to develop an accurate market trend, however steady to lower undertones were noticed. Feeding bull buyers were not as active this week allowing packers to buy bulls lower. Young age cows suitable to feed or rebreed steady to 5.00 higher. Quality this week was mostly average, however demand for this class of cows was stronger than last week. A moderate offering of bred cows was seen this sale. Demand for bred stock was mostly moderate. Quality this week was mostly average for bred cows which limited demand.

Supply included: 12% Feeder Cattle (19% Steers, 61% Heifers, 20% Bulls); 44% Slaughter Cattle (97% Cows, 3% Bulls); 44% Replacement Cattle (28% Stock Cows, 69% Bred Cows, 3% Bred Heifers). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 67%. AUCTION This Week Last Reported 1/5/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 1,555 827 1,306 Feeder Cattle: 190(12.2%) 202(24.4%) 399(30.6%) Slaughter Cattle: 688(44.2%) 419(50.7%) 631(48.3%) Replacement Cattle: 677(43.5%) 206(24.9%) 276(21.1%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 $--
400-500 203 203 0.0000 $914
500-600 $--
600-700 176 176 0.0000 $1,144
700-800 152 152 0.0000 $1,140

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 $--
400-500 168.5 169 0.0000 $758
500-600 163 163 0.0000 $897
600-700 142 144 146.5 $938
700-800 139 139 146.5 $1,043

*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 $82 $83 $84

Total Run