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Iowa Weekly Cattle Auction Summary

Archived Report

5/1/2021

Total Run: 11,708

Market Notes

Compared to last week: Choice steers and heifers 3.00 to 4.00 lower. Feeder steers 400 lbs to 749 lbs 5.00to 12.00 lower, 750 lbs to 799 lbs steady, 800 lbs to 849 lbs 3.00 lower, 850 lbs to 949 lbs steady to 5.00 higher. Feeder heifers 400 lbs to 749 lbs 4.0 to 12.00 lower, 750 lbs 849 lbs steady to 4.00 higher, 850 lbs to 899 lbs 3.00 lower.

Supply included: 85% Feeder Cattle (56% Steers, 44% Heifers, 1% Bulls); 15% Slaughter Cattle (39% Steers, 8% Dairy Steers, 36% Heifers, 13% Cows, 2% Bulls, 2% Dairy Heifers). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 66%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 4/19/2021 Last Year Total Receipts: 11,708 8,017 8,408 Feeder Cattle: 9,897(84.5%) 6,246(77.9%) 8,224(97.8%) Slaughter Cattle: 1,811(15.5%) 1,771(22.1%) 184(2.2%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 168 185 200 $649
400-500 158 177 194 $798
500-600 147 168 181 $923
600-700 135 149 160 $969
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 180 180 0.0000 $450
300-400 141.5 162 175 $567
400-500 133 155 180 $699
500-600 124 141 158 $774
600-700 120 131 143.75 $854
700-800 114.5 127 138 $949

*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 $108 $121 $126

Total Run