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Archived Report

5/3/2021

Total Run: 325

Market Notes

Compared to last week, slaughter cattle were 1.00 to 2.00 lower. Feeder cattle were mostly 6.00 to 10.00 lower. Demand was good at lower prices; market activity and buyer interest were active. Offerings of cattle were moderate. Cattle quality was attractive. Baby calves ranged 10.00 to 50.00 per head; "by the head" calves were 210.00 to 320.00.

Supply included: 74% Feeder Cattle (39% Steers, 45% Heifers, 16% Bulls, 0% Dairy Heifers); 17% Slaughter Cattle (2% Steers, 2% Dairy Steers, 84% Cows, 13% Bulls); 6% Replacement Cattle (35% Bred Cows, 65% Cow-Calf Pairs); 3% Slaughter Goats (50% Kids, 40% Nannies/Does, 10% Wethers). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 24%. AUCTION This Week Last Reported 4/26/2021 Last Year Total Receipts: 325 304 297 Feeder Cattle: 240(73.8%) 201(66.1%) 248(83.5%) Slaughter Cattle: 55(16.9%) 49(16.1%) 36(12.1%) Replacement Cattle: 20(6.2%) 12(3.9%) 7(2.4%) Slaughter Goats: 10(3.1%) 40(13.2%) 4(1.3%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 142.5 146 150 $365
300-400 145 152 155 $533
400-500 140 146 150 $656
500-600 130 136 141 $747
600-700 123 126 135 $820
700-800 115 119 128 $891

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 125 127 131 $318
300-400 126 131 135 $458
400-500 120 129 137 $582
500-600 115 120 128 $660
600-700 105 111 106 $723
700-800 120 120 106 $900

*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 $71 $88 $98

Total Run