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1/26/2022

Total Run: 2,918

Market Notes

Compared to last week: Feeder steers were all too lightly tested last week to develop an accurate market trend, however higher undertones were noticed. Heifer calves were too lightly tested last week to trend, however calves under 600 lbs sold with higher undertones and calves over 600 lbs sold with steady to firm undertones. Quality this week was average to attractive. Most calves were offered in average size packages and demand was mostly good to very good throughout todays sale. A good crowd of order buyers was on hand for todays sale and demand improved throughout the sale as buyers pushed to fill loads. The best demand continues to be for cattle suitable to run on grass. Of note, red hided cattle sold on lighter demand than black hided cattle of similar quality. Market activity this week was mostly active. Weigh up cows sold on mostly good demand for light to moderate offerings. Packer buyers showed the best demand for cows this week as they purchased the majority of the cow offering for immediate harvest. Packers pushed to own the majority of the cows on offer. Slaughter cows sold mostly 5.00-7.00 higher on all classes. Too few cows sold to feed this week to develop an accurate market trend, however higher undertones were noticed. Slaughter bulls sold mostly 2.00 higher. Young age cows suitable to feed or rebreed sold mostly 5.00-8.00 higher in a narrow comparison. Demand for one iron home-raised offerings continues to be good to very good and these type offerings often top the market for their prospective age. Quality this week was average to attractive and better than last week.

Supply included: 82% Feeder Cattle (49% Steers, 48% Heifers, 3% Bulls); 11% Slaughter Cattle (92% Cows, 8% Bulls); 6% Replacement Cattle (87% Stock Cows, 13% Bred Cows). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 46%. AUCTION This Week Last Reported 1/19/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 2,918 677 564 Feeder Cattle: 2,407(82.5%) 305(45.1%) 105(18.6%) Slaughter Cattle: 322(11.0%) 190(28.1%) 388(68.8%) Replacement Cattle: 189(6.5%) 182(26.9%) 71(12.6%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 215 219 222.5 $767
400-500 217 232 235 $1,042
500-600 $--
600-700 $--
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 189 189 0.0000 $662
400-500 169 182 197 $818
500-600 152 164 170 $901
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 $84 $88 $92

Total Run