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Archived Report

5/2/2022

Total Run: 2,201

Market Notes

Compared to last week, steer calves weighing 400-600 lbs sold fully steady to firm, with spots on the 500-550 lb steers 5.00 higher, 600-700 lbs were not well tested with last week and three pot loads of 865-885 lb steers sold with a higher undertone. Heifers weighing 400-500 lbs sold steady to firm, with 500-600 lbs selling steady to 5.00 lower, over 600 lbs were not tested. Slaughter Cows sold steady to 2.00 lower. Quality on the steer calves weighing 400-600 lbs was very good and sold on and active market along with the three pot loads of big yearling steers. A big move in the Cattle futures on Monday as Feeder cattle futures were sharply higher with the front three months gaining a little over 5.00 to 5.80 and Live Cattle futures `160.00-2.55 higher on the front three months. July corn closed down 10 cents and December corn was down 9 cents also much needed rain fell in the plain states with more in the forecast all help support cattle futures.

Supply included: 85% Feeder Cattle (65% Steers, 33% Heifers, 2% Bulls); 15% Slaughter Cattle (93% Cows, 7% Bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 33%. AUCTION This Week Last Reported 4/25/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 2,201 2,576 1,991 Feeder Cattle: 1,862(84.6%) 2,204(85.6%) 1,733(87.0%) Slaughter Cattle: 339(15.4%) 372(14.4%) 258(13.0%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 207 211 216 $739
400-500 200 208 218 $938
500-600 179 195 207 $1,075
600-700 169 178 187 $1,160
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 180 184 183 $645
400-500 160 168 180 $755
500-600 151 158 168 $869
600-700 152 152 159 $988
700-800 145 145 159 $1,088

*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 $84 $104 $116

Total Run