Public Auction Yards Livestock Cattle Auction

Archived Report


Total Run: 3,881

Market Notes

Compared to last week: Feeder calves were too lightly tested last week to develop an accurate market trend, however steady to higher undertones were noticed. Quality this week was mostly average to attractive and significantly higher than last weeks offering. Offerings this week were mostly in load lots or multiple load lots. Demand was good to very good for cattle suitable to develop into yearlings. Demand for cattle too heavy to go to grass was mostly moderate to good. Flesh conditions varied greatly this week, and discounts for over fleshed cattle were heavy at times. Demand for replacement quality heifers was mostly good this week and several consignments were purchased to breed. Market activity was mostly active with a good crowd of order buyers in the stands today actively bidding on offerings. Weigh up cows sold on moderate to good demand for light offerings. Feeding and slaughter cows were too lightly tested this week to develop an accurate market trend, steady undertones were noticed on both slaughter and feeding cows. Weigh up conditions were mostly average to below average this week with many full cows in the offering. Slaughter bulls were too lightly tested to trend, steady undertones were noticed. Young age cows suitable to feed or rebreed were not well compared this week.

Supply included: 89% Feeder Cattle (20% Steers, 80% Heifers, 0% Bulls); 3% Slaughter Cattle (71% Cows, 29% Bulls); 8% Replacement Cattle (8% Stock Cows, 92% Bred Cows). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 60%. AUCTION This Week Last Reported 4/6/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 3,881 658 6,541 Feeder Cattle: 3,445(88.8%) 216(32.8%) 6,057(92.6%) Slaughter Cattle: 126(3.2%) 284(43.2%) 158(2.4%) Replacement Cattle: 310(8.0%) 158(24.0%) 326(5.0%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 $--
400-500 206 221 226 $992
500-600 $--
600-700 $--
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 186.5 187 0.0000 $653
400-500 187 190 194.5 $856
500-600 162 178 185.75 $982
600-700 147 174 173.5 $1,132
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 $107 $107 $0

Total Run