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Iowa Weekly Cattle Auction Summary

Most Recent Report

5/14/2022

Total Run: 9,083

Market Notes

Compared to last week, slaughter choice steers and heifers sold 2.00 to 3.00 lower. Feeder steers less than 500 lbs sold on a light test with a firm undertone; 500 to 800 lbs 1.00 to 3.00 lower; over 800 lbs sold on a light test with a weak undertone. Feeder heifers less than 750 lbs sold 3.00 to 6.00 higher; over 750 lbs sold 4.00 to 9.00 lower.

Supply included: 95% Feeder Cattle (56% Steers, 43% Heifers, 0% Bulls); 5% Slaughter Cattle (45% Steers, 36% Heifers, 15% Cows, 5% Bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 45%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 5/2/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 9,083 7,044 8,672 Feeder Cattle: 8,657(95.3%) 5,008(71.1%) 7,540(86.9%) Slaughter Cattle: 426(4.7%) 2,036(28.9%) 1,132(13.1%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 240 240 0.0000 $600
300-400 197 217 232 $759
400-500 182.5 212 228 $954
500-600 $--
600-700 $--
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 177.5 196 207 $490
300-400 170 186 200 $652
400-500 164 179 188 $804
500-600 158 174 184 $959
600-700 $--
700-800 $--

*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 $60 $91 $108

Total Run