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Archived Report

3/15/2021

Total Run: 231

Market Notes

Compared to last week, slaughter cows were mostly 3.00 to 4.00 lower, while slaughter bulls were steady to 1.00 higher. Feeder cattle were mostly 2.00 to 7.00 lower with some 11.00 to 14.00 lower. Demand was moderate; market activity and buyer interest were moderate. Offerings of cattle were fairly light. Cattle quality was average. Dairy baby calves were 85.00 to 90.00 per head; other calves ranged 200.00 to 320.00 per head.

Supply included: 67% Feeder Cattle (16% Steers, 46% Heifers, 37% Bulls); 16% Slaughter Cattle (79% Cows, 21% Bulls); 6% Replacement Cattle (46% Bred Cows, 54% Cow-Calf Pairs); 3% Slaughter Sheep/Lambs (71% Hair Breeds, 29% Ewes); 9% Slaughter Goats (55% Kids, 5% Nannies/Does, 35% Bucks/Billies, 5% Wethers). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 29%. AUCTION This Week Last Reported 3/8/2021 Last Year Total Receipts: 231 164 253 Feeder Cattle: 155(67.1%) 117(71.3%) 136(53.8%) Slaughter Cattle: 36(15.6%) 32(19.5%) 81(32.0%) Replacement Cattle: 13(5.6%) 5(3.0%) 36(14.2%) Slaughter Sheep/Lambs: 7(3.0%) 0(0.0%) 0(0.0%) Slaughter Goats: 20(8.7%) 10(6.1%) 0(0.0%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 125 145 152 $363
300-400 155 160 162.5 $558
400-500 162.5 163 160 $731
500-600 137.5 138 160 $756
600-700 113 113 160 $735
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 125 129 133 $450
400-500 118 123 137 $555
500-600 110 115 121 $633
600-700 110 117 121 $761
700-800 86 91 97.5 $686

*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 $81 $84 $89

Total Run