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Archived Report

1/31/2022

Total Run: 2,382

Market Notes

Compared to last week, a light test of 4 weight steers sold unevenly steady, with 500-600 lbs selling firm to 5.00 higher, spots 8.00 higher, 600700 lb steers got back all they lost last week and traded 6.00-12.00 higher, 700-750 lbs sold with a higher undertone with condition and quality more attractive than last week, 750-800 lbs and 850 lb steers were not well tested with last week's offering. Feeder heifers weighing 400-500 lbs were lightly tested but sold with a lower undertone, 500-550 lb sold mostly 4.00 lower, 550-600 lbs sold 5.00-8.00 lower with last week's very active market, 600-700 lbs sold mostly steady and a pot load of 740 lb heifers traded with a firm undertone. with last week's pot load. Slaughter cows sold firm to 5.00 higher. Demand was moderate to good on a moderate offering, best on a good offering of top quality steers weighing 500-750 lbs. Cattle Inventory report was released Monday and showed all cattle and calves down 2 percent, with beef cow herd shrinking 2 percent as well. March corn traded 10 cents lower all helped CME Feeder Cattle futures turn green and closed with sharp triple-digit gains.

Supply included: 88% Feeder Cattle (64% Steers, 35% Heifers, 1% Bulls); 12% Slaughter Cattle (18% Steers, 3% Heifers, 65% Cows, 14% Bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 64%. AUCTION This Week Last Reported 1/24/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 2,382 3,078 1,128 Feeder Cattle: 2,107(88.5%) 2,935(95.4%) 1,014(89.9%) Slaughter Cattle: 275(11.5%) 143(4.6%) 114(10.1%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 211 212 212 $741
400-500 198 201 212 $904
500-600 184 198 217.25 $1,086
600-700 162 174 180 $1,133
700-800 152 159 173 $1,191

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 170 177 180 $620
400-500 160 170 180 $764
500-600 149 154 166 $845
600-700 144 147 151.5 $958
700-800 146 146 150.5 $1,095

*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 $83 $104 $115

Total Run