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Archived Report

5/23/2022

Total Run: 3,674

Market Notes

Compared to last week's very active market, 400-500 lb steer calves sold 3.00-6.00 lower, 500-600 lbs steers traded firm to 3.00 higher, 600650 lbs sold 2.00-4.00 lower and over 650 lbs traded with a firm to higher undertone on mostly six pot loads of 830-915 lb steers. Feeder heifers weighing 400-500 lbs sold mostly steady, 5 weight heifers on comparable sales with last week sold 3.00-5.00 higher, over 600 lbs were not well tested. Demand was moderate to good on a heavy supply of top quality calves and yearlings with 11 pot loads in the offering. Monday's auction included a large offering of steer calves weighing 400-700 lbs with several strings and large groups in the offering, the 4 weight steers and 600-650 lb steer calves failed to reach last week's top prices but still sold on a very active market along with the pot loads of yearlings. Slaughter cows sold steady to 2.00 higher.

Supply included: 94% Feeder Cattle (69% Steers, 30% Heifers, 1% Bulls); 6% Slaughter Cattle (9% Steers, 3% Heifers, 76% Cows, 13% Bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 43%. AUCTION This Week Last Reported 5/16/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 3,674 2,570 3,375 Feeder Cattle: 3,454(94.0%) 2,342(91.1%) 3,125(92.6%) Slaughter Cattle: 220(6.0%) 228(8.9%) 250(7.4%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 210 216 229 $756
400-500 200 206 212 $925
500-600 180 199 209 $1,093
600-700 178 185 190.25 $1,201
700-800 156 159 161.85 $1,192

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 179 185 188 $647
400-500 168 174 180 $784
500-600 157 168 176 $926
600-700 146 153 164 $996
700-800 151.25 151 150 $1,134

*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 $96 $117

Total Run