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Iowa Weekly Cattle Auction Summary

Archived Report

3/19/2022

Total Run: 8,290

Market Notes

Compared to last week, choice steers and heifers sold 1.00 to 3.00 lower. Feeder steers under 600 lbs no price comparison but a higher undertone noted, while those more than 600 lbs sold 3.00 to 7.00 higher. Feeder heifers less than 700 lbs sold 9.00 to 11.00 higher, while those more than 700 lbs sold 2.00 to 5.00 higher.

Supply included: 81% Feeder Cattle (59% Steers, 41% Heifers, 0% Bulls); 19% Slaughter Cattle (37% Steers, 8% Dairy Steers, 31% Heifers, 16% Cows, 2% Bulls, 5% Dairy Heifers). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 72%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 3/7/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 8,290 5,382 9,930 Feeder Cattle: 6,746(81.4%) 4,249(78.9%) 8,714(87.8%) Slaughter Cattle: 1,544(18.6%) 1,133(21.1%) 1,216(12.2%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 200 228 244 $798
400-500 193 220 244 $988
500-600 190 205 218 $1,126
600-700 168 185 195.5 $1,205
700-800 150 166 182.25 $1,242

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 175 196 220 $685
400-500 167 183 194 $823
500-600 159 176 189 $968
600-700 148.5 161 170 $1,047
700-800 124.75 149 158.25 $1,116

*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 $101 $117

Total Run