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Archived Report

4/18/2022

Total Run: 1,033

Market Notes

Compared to last week, a very light test of feeders coming off the Easter weekend with steer and heifer calves under 600 lbs selling steady to firm, spots 3.00 higher on the 450-500 lb heifers, 600-800 lbs were scarce and a pot load of 902 lb steers sold with a firm undertone. Slaughter cows on a much lighter offering sold mostly steady with the bulk mostly average dressing cows. July corn closed 23 1/4 cents higher at 8.07 with December corn up 14 1/2 cents at 7.49 3/4 putting significant pressure on the Feeder Cattle contracts with the front months down ranging from 2.42 to 2.87 lower.

Supply included: 84% Feeder Cattle (53% Steers, 46% Heifers, 1% Bulls); 16% Slaughter Cattle (9% Steers, 3% Heifers, 83% Cows, 5% Bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 29%. AUCTION This Week Last Reported 4/11/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 1,033 2,384 3,045 Feeder Cattle: 872(84.4%) 2,012(84.4%) 2,675(87.8%) Slaughter Cattle: 161(15.6%) 372(15.6%) 370(12.2%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 207 208 209 $727
400-500 190 200 216 $901
500-600 180 187 199 $1,026
600-700 $--
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 182 185 190 $649
400-500 165 174 182.5 $785
500-600 161 169 172 $929
600-700 160 160 172 $1,040
700-800 150.25 150 172 $1,127

*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 $105 $108

Total Run