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Kentucky Weekly Livestock Auction Summary

Archived Report

2/25/2023

Total Run: 18,599

Market Notes

Compared to last week feeder steers and heifers sold mostly 2.00 to 6.00 higher with instances sharply higher. Demand was good to very good for all feeder classes. Yearlings sold steady to 5.00 higher with good to very good demand. Slaughter cows sold mostly 4.00 to 6.00 higher and slaughter bulls steady to 3.00 higher with good to very good demand for slaughter classes.

Supply included: 82% Feeder Cattle (40% Steers, 3% Dairy Steers, 43% Heifers, 14% Bulls, 0% Dairy Heifers); 11% Slaughter Cattle (0% Steers, 1% Heifers, 85% Cows, 14% Bulls); 7% Replacement Cattle (2% Stock Cows, 66% Bred Cows, 13% Bred Heifers, 17% Cow-Calf Pairs, 0% Heifer Pairs, 2% Bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 44%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 2/13/2023 Last Year Total Receipts: 18,599 19,412 17,115 Feeder Cattle: 15,322(82.4%) 16,993(87.5%) 14,817(86.6%) Slaughter Cattle: 2,052(11.0%) 1,642(8.5%) 1,417(8.3%) Replacement Cattle: 1,225(6.6%) 777(4.0%) 881(5.1%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 180 219 262 $547
300-400 175 225 257.5 $789
400-500 175 218 255 $982
500-600 160 201 217.5 $1,108
600-700 $--
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 151 191 227 $477
300-400 150 192 226 $670
400-500 150 186 211.5 $837
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 $75 $114 $144

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