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Archived Report

2/21/2022

Total Run: 2,457

Market Notes

Compared to last week, steer calves weighing 400-500 lbs sold mostly 5.00-10.00 higher, with 500-600 lbs trading steady to firm, 600-650 lbs sold firm to 5.00 higher, 700 -800 lbs overall quality and condition did not compare well with last week's good quality offering. Feeder heifers weighing 400-450 lbs on a light test sold with a higher undertone, 450-500 lbs sold steady to firm, 500-550 lbs sold 5.00-12.00 higher with 550-600 lbs selling 3.00-5.00 higher, much lighter offering of 600-700 lbs sold steady to firm, with a pot load of 720 lb heifers trading with a firm undertone. Demand was good on a moderate offering. Steer and heifer calves weighing 400-650 lbs picked up right where they left off last week with a lot of green light weight feeders in Monday's auction weighing from 400-600 lbs selling on a very active market. Feeders over 700 lbs especially steers had a lot of crossbred feeders in the offering and also several groups and loads with weighing conditions not as attractive as last weeks offering. Slaughter cows traded fully steady to firm with instances 2.00-4.00 higher on the high dressing cows.

Supply included: 93% Feeder Cattle (59% Steers, 40% Heifers, 1% Bulls); 7% Slaughter Cattle (4% Steers, 4% Heifers, 78% Cows, 14% Bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 58%. AUCTION This Week Last Reported 2/14/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 2,457 2,807 1,943 Feeder Cattle: 2,277(92.7%) 2,635(93.9%) 1,743(89.7%) Slaughter Cattle: 180(7.3%) 172(6.1%) 200(10.3%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 224 226 229 $790
400-500 209 220 230 $989
500-600 190 199 219.5 $1,092
600-700 167 184 192 $1,198
700-800 157.25 160 171.75 $1,203

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 187 196 206 $684
400-500 181 192 200 $864
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 $95 $108 $125

Total Run