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Archived Report

4/26/2021

Total Run: 304

Market Notes

Compared to last week, slaughter cattle were 2.00 to 4.00 higher. Feeder cattle were mostly steady. Demand was good; market activity and buyer interest were active. Offerings of cattle were mostly moderate. Cattle quality was average to attractive. Baby calves ranged 20.00 to 130.00 per head; "by the head" calves were 200.00 to 450.00 per head.

Supply included: 66% Feeder Cattle (30% Steers, 50% Heifers, 20% Bulls); 16% Slaughter Cattle (2% Steers, 76% Cows, 22% Bulls); 4% Replacement Cattle (58% Bred Cows, 42% Cow-Calf Pairs); 1% Slaughter Sheep/Lambs (100% Hair Bucks); 13% Slaughter Goats (88% Kids, 8% Bucks/Billies, 5% Wethers). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 25%. AUCTION This Week Last Reported 4/19/2021 Last Year Total Receipts: 304 460 231 Feeder Cattle: 201(66.1%) 314(68.3%) 181(78.4%) Slaughter Cattle: 49(16.1%) 82(17.8%) 34(14.7%) Replacement Cattle: 12(3.9%) 47(10.2%) 7(3.0%) Slaughter Sheep/Lambs: 2(0.7%) 2(0.4%) 7(3.0%) Slaughter Goats: 40(13.2%) 15(3.3%) 2(0.9%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 155 160 166 $400
300-400 152 157 158 $548
400-500 154 168 169 $754
500-600 116 129 169 $710
600-700 126 130 138 $847
700-800 109 115 120 $866

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 125 129 134 $322
300-400 130 136 145 $476
400-500 126 133 143 $600
500-600 113 122 127 $671
600-700 109 114 117.5 $739
700-800 91 98 104 $737

*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 $78 $88 $98

Total Run