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Missouri (Southwest) Weekly Cattle Auction Summary

Archived Report

2/18/2023

Total Run: 12,452

Market Notes

Compared to last week, feeders uneven with early week steers 2.00 to 6.00 higher, heifers steady to 3.00 higher; late week steers under 600 lbs steady to firm, over 600 lbs 2.00 to 5.00 lower; heifers steady to 3.00 lower on comparable sales. Slaughter cows and bulls steady to 3.00 lower, spots up to 8.00 lower on slaughter bulls.

Supply included: 85% Feeder Cattle (61% Steers, 37% Heifers, 1% Bulls); 6% Slaughter Cattle (87% Cows, 13% Bulls); 8% Replacement Cattle (5% Stock Cows, 67% Bred Cows, 12% Bred Heifers, 13% Cow-Calf Pairs, 3% Bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 60%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 2/6/2023 Last Year Total Receipts: 12,452 12,475 12,004 Feeder Cattle: 10,586(85.0%) 10,496(84.1%) 9,879(82.3%) Slaughter Cattle: 808(6.5%) 1,238(9.9%) 964(8.0%) Replacement Cattle: 1,058(8.5%) 741(5.9%) 1,161(9.7%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 234 244 256 $853
400-500 225 244 259 $1,098
500-600 200 224 238 $1,231
600-700 190 208 219 $1,349
700-800 174 190 200.75 $1,424

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 193 209 220 $730
400-500 188 210 221 $944
500-600 174 193 204 $1,060
600-700 170 178 184 $1,154
700-800 158.5 175 181.5 $1,309

*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 $97 $105 $119
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