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Four States Livestock Sales

Archived Report

4/28/2021

Total Run: 643

Market Notes

Compared to two weeks ago, feeder steers sold steady to 5.00 higher; feeder heifers sold steady with a weak undertone noted. No comparison for slaughter steers and heifers. Slaughter breaker cows sold 1.00 to 2.00 higher; slaughter boner and lean cows sold steady. Feeder dairy calves sold strong on a light comparison. Slaughter lambs sold steady; slaughter ewes sold steady; no comparison for slaughter bucks. All classes of slaughter goats sold weak. Slaughter hogs sold steady to 1.00 higher. Overall, buyer demand was moderate for all commodities.

Supply included: 28% Feeder Cattle (18% Steers, 2% Dairy Steers, 45% Heifers, 31% Bulls, 4% Dairy Heifers); 14% Slaughter Cattle (5% Steers, 8% Dairy Steers, 4% Heifers, 76% Cows, 8% Dairy Heifers); 3% Replacement Cattle (25% Stock Cows, 13% Bred Cows, 25% Cow-Calf Pairs, 38% Bulls); 4% Feeder Dairy Calves (88% Bulls, 12% Heifers); 11% Slaughter Sheep/Lambs (68% Wooled & Shorn, 25% Hair Breeds, 5% Ewes, 2% Bucks); 14% Slaughter Goats (68% Kids, 23% Nannies/Does, 4% Bucks/Billies, 5% Wethers); 15% Feeder Pigs (100% Pigs); 12% Slaughter Hogs (60% Barrows & Gilts, 36% Sows, 4% Boars). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 15%. AUCTION This Week Last Reported 4/14/2021 Last Year Total Receipts: 643 729 0 Feeder Cattle: 182(28.3%) 248(34.0%) 0(0.0%) Slaughter Cattle: 88(13.7%) 125(17.1%) 0(0.0%) Replacement Cattle: 17(2.6%) 0(0.0%) 0(0.0%) Feeder Dairy Calves: 26(4.0%) 70(9.6%) 0(0.0%) Slaughter Sheep/Lambs: 69(10.7%) 40(5.5%) 0(0.0%) Slaughter Goats: 87(13.5%) 44(6.0%) 0(0.0%) Feeder Pigs: 97(15.1%) 109(15.0%) 0(0.0%) Slaughter Hogs: 77(12.0%) 93(12.8%) 0(0.0%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 150 151 152.5 $528
400-500 147.5 154 157.5 $693
500-600 135 145 152.5 $799
600-700 130 130 147.5 $845
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 142 142 0.0000 $355
300-400 125 134 142.5 $468
400-500 115 129 140 $581
500-600 107.5 118 127.5 $649
600-700 102.5 112 116 $727
700-800 97.5 101 105 $759

*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 $109 $115 $122

Total Run