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Archived Report

2/28/2022

Total Run: 1,371

Market Notes

Compared to last week, much lighter offering and test this week, with 400-500 lb steer calves selling steady to 5.00 lower, 500-600 lb steers sold 4.00-8.00 lower with the most decline on the 500-550 lbs, 600-650 lbs sold steady on a light test with 650-800 lbs lightly tested, 4 pot loads of 895-945 lb steers had no recent test. Feeder heifers weighing 450-550 lbs sold fully steady to firm on a very active market, with 550600 lbs trading mostly 3.00-5.00 lower and 600-650 lbs heifers sold mostly 5.00-8.00 lower on comparable sales with weighing conditions not as attractive as last week. Demand was moderate to good with supply light to moderate. The steer calves weighing 400-600 lbs traded somewhat lower but market remains very good on these grass calves as it was getting a little top heavy. Overall despite some head winds in the commodity markets with the front three months of corn closing 33-38 cents higher and soybeans 43-54 cents higher on Monday feeder cattle weighing 400-600 lbs continue to sell on a very active market. Markets continue to remain volatile as Ukraine struggles with Russia has much uncertainty in the market place. Slaughter cows sold steady.

Supply included: 86% Feeder Cattle (75% Steers, 23% Heifers, 2% Bulls); 14% Slaughter Cattle (86% Cows, 14% Bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 49%. AUCTION This Week Last Reported 2/21/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 1,371 2,457 3,080 Feeder Cattle: 1,174(85.6%) 2,277(92.7%) 2,970(96.4%) Slaughter Cattle: 197(14.4%) 180(7.3%) 110(3.6%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 225 225 0.0000 $788
400-500 209 218 225 $979
500-600 $--
600-700 $--
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 187 188 190 $659
400-500 178 193 200 $867
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 $90 $111 $124

Total Run