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Callaway Livestock Center

Most Recent Report

5/16/2022

Total Run: 2,570

Market Notes

Compared to last week, steer calves weighing 400-500 lbs sold 4.00-8.00 higher, spots 10.00 higher, with 500-600 lbs steers selling 3.00-5.00 higher and 600-650 lbs 5.00-8.00 higher over 650 lbs were lightly tested. Feeder heifers weighing 400-450 lbs sold steady to 5.00 higher, 450 -500 lbs sold steady to firm and 500-600 lbs selling unevenly steady with the exception of two pot loads of fancy blacks weighing 504 lbs and 567 lbs selling with a sharply higher undertone, over 600 lbs were not tested. Demand was moderate to very good with the best demand on the steer calves weighing 400-650 lbs and two pot loads of 5 weight heifers. Monday's offering included many strings and groups of top quality black steer and heifer calves weighing 400-650 lbs all selling on a very active market. Slaughter cows traded traded steady to 3.00 higher. On Monday grains were sharply higher with July corn closing 28 1/4 cents higher and December corn 16 3/4 cents higher on the strength of wheat as it closed 70 cents higher.

Supply included: 91% Feeder Cattle (52% Steers, 48% Heifers); 9% Slaughter Cattle (86% Cows, 14% Bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 20%. AUCTION This Week Last Reported 5/9/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 2,570 2,502 3,089 Feeder Cattle: 2,342(91.1%) 2,238(89.4%) 2,789(90.3%) Slaughter Cattle: 228(8.9%) 264(10.6%) 300(9.7%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 206 217 227.5 $759
400-500 203 213 226 $959
500-600 175.5 197 205.5 $1,081
600-700 176.6 189 195 $1,227
700-800 173.5 174 178.5 $1,301

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 185 192 194 $672
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 $80 $103 $119

Total Run