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Kentucky Weekly Livestock Auction Summary

Most Recent Report

10/16/2021

Total Run: 17,795

Market Notes

Compared to last week, Steers sold mostly 2.00 to 4.00 higher with moderate to good demand. Heifers were mixed with instance 4.00 lower to 4.00 higher with moderate to good demand. Yearlings sold mostly 2.00 to 4.00 higher with good demand. There was good buyer participation this week showing the most interest in long-weaned, preconditioned feeder cattle. Slaughter cows sold 3.00 to 5.00 lower and slaughter bulls mostly steady to 2.00 lower.

Supply included: 81% Feeder Cattle (40% Steers, 1% Dairy Steers, 41% Heifers, 19% Bulls); 15% Slaughter Cattle (83% Cows, 17% Bulls); 4% Replacement Cattle (7% Stock Cows, 69% Bred Cows, 5% Bred Heifers, 16% Cow-Calf Pairs, 1% Heifer Pairs, 3% Bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 45%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 10/4/2021 Last Year Total Receipts: 17,795 16,198 16,699 Feeder Cattle: 14,416(81.0%) 13,596(83.9%) 14,220(85.2%) Slaughter Cattle: 2,634(14.8%) 1,754(10.8%) 1,927(11.5%) Replacement Cattle: 745(4.2%) 848(5.2%) 552(3.3%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 $--
400-500 156 161 163 $725
500-600 136 151 163 $832
600-700 136 145 152 $941
700-800 136 140 142 $1,054

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 $--
400-500 138 147 155 $664
500-600 130 140 149 $770
600-700 134 141 148 $918
700-800 130 135 136 $1,013

*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 $62 $88 $106

Total Run