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Archived Report

3/8/2021

Total Run: 164

Market Notes

Compared to last week, breaking type slaughter cows were 8.00 to 9.00 lower, boning type were 3.00 to 4.00 lower, and slaughter bulls were 4.00 to 5.00 lower. Feeder steers and bulls were mostly 1.00 to 3.00 higher, some sharply higher; feeder heifers were mostly 14.00 to 15.00 higher. Demand was good; market activity and buyer interest were active. Offerings of cattle were light. Cattle quality was attractive. Dairy baby calves were 60.00 to 80.00 per head; others ranged 185.00 to 290.00 per head.

Supply included: 71% Feeder Cattle (28% Steers, 50% Heifers, 21% Bulls); 20% Slaughter Cattle (78% Cows, 22% Bulls); 3% Replacement Cattle (40% Bred Cows, 60% Cow-Calf Pairs); 6% Slaughter Goats (30% Kids, 20% Bucks/Billies, 50% Wethers). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 24%. AUCTION This Week Last Reported 3/1/2021 Last Year Total Receipts: 164 117 285 Feeder Cattle: 117(71.3%) 78(66.7%) 216(75.8%) Slaughter Cattle: 32(19.5%) 32(27.4%) 37(13.0%) Replacement Cattle: 5(3.0%) 5(4.3%) 13(4.6%) Slaughter Goats: 10(6.1%) 2(1.7%) 8(2.8%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 155 165 165 $576
400-500 147 165 173 $741
500-600 137.5 144 147.5 $790
600-700 120 130 137 $843
700-800 120 120 125 $900

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 137 137 0.0000 $343
300-400 130 140 140 $490
400-500 130 134 139 $603
500-600 120 123 132 $677
600-700 105 112 115 $729
700-800 92 102 106 $763

*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 $87 $95

Total Run