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Kentucky Weekly Livestock Auction Summary

Most Recent Report

5/14/2022

Total Run: 17,243

Market Notes

Compared to last week feeder steers sold Steady to 3.00 higher. Feeder heifers sold 2.00-6.00 higher. There was good demand for all feeder cattle, with good offerings and good buyer activity this week. Slaughter cows sold 2.00 to 4.00 higher with exceptions to 8.00 higher. Slaughter bulls sold steady to 2.00 higher with good demand.

Supply included: 83% Feeder Cattle (44% Steers, 2% Dairy Steers, 40% Heifers, 15% Bulls); 14% Slaughter Cattle (0% Heifers, 87% Cows, 13% Bulls); 4% Replacement Cattle (6% Stock Cows, 60% Bred Cows, 2% Bred Heifers, 27% Cow-Calf Pairs, 1% Heifer Pairs, 3% Bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 47%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 5/2/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 17,243 17,790 15,507 Feeder Cattle: 14,261(82.7%) 14,698(82.6%) 11,872(76.6%) Slaughter Cattle: 2,352(13.6%) 2,364(13.3%) 3,031(19.5%) Replacement Cattle: 630(3.7%) 728(4.1%) 604(3.9%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 182.5 196 203 $491
300-400 175 202 230 $707
400-500 161 191 208.5 $861
500-600 156 187 217.5 $1,028
600-700 $--
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 150 179 210 $447
300-400 152.5 171 188 $597
400-500 $--
500-600 $--
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 $82 $115 $140

Total Run