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Archived Report

5/9/2022

Total Run: 2,502

Market Notes

Compared to last week, 400-500 lb steer calves on a much lighter offering sold steady to spots 5.00 lower on last week's very active market, 500-650 lbs sold steady to firm, spots 3.00 higher and 650-800 lbs sold with a higher undertone on a light test. Feeder heifers weighing 400500 lbs sold steady to 5.00 higher with the most advance on the 450-500 lb heifers, 500-600 lbs sold 5.00-8.00 higher on a larger offering, over 600 lbs traded with a higher undertone on few comparable sales. Demand was moderate to good on a moderate supply with the best demand on 450-650 lb steers and 400-600 lb heifers with overall quality very good on the steer and heifer calves. Slaughter cows sold mostly steady. Grains closed lower to start the week with July corn closing 12 3/4 lower and December corn dropping 10 cents lower as the market looks to see corn planters rolling in the fields this week.

Supply included: 89% Feeder Cattle (58% Steers, 39% Heifers, 3% Bulls); 11% Slaughter Cattle (4% Heifers, 89% Cows, 7% Bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 35%. AUCTION This Week Last Reported 5/2/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 2,502 2,201 1,135 Feeder Cattle: 2,238(89.4%) 1,862(84.6%) 1,004(88.5%) Slaughter Cattle: 264(10.6%) 339(15.4%) 131(11.5%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 206 216 225 $754
400-500 199 206 209 $927
500-600 185 195 204 $1,071
600-700 174 182 189.25 $1,185
700-800 161.25 163 186.25 $1,221

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 178 183 190 $640
400-500 166 172 180 $776
500-600 157.5 170 176 $935
600-700 147 158 159.5 $1,027
700-800 139.75 150 159.5 $1,125

*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 $104 $118

Total Run