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Archived Report

8/29/2022

Total Run: 1,535

Market Notes

Compared to last week, steer calves weighing under 600 lbs sold steady to firm, with a light test of 600-650 lb steers selling mostly 3.00-6.00 lower than last week's active market, over 700 lbs were not well tested but sold with a firm undertone. Feeder heifers weighing 400-550 lbs when compared to last week's very active market sold mostly 4.00-8.00 lower with over 600 lbs not well tested with a consignment of 160 head of fancy black heifers weighing 675 lbs selling with very good demand on and active market. Slaughter cows sold mostly steady. September corn closed 15 cents higher with December corn closing 18 3/4 cents higher as corn buying surfaced with last week's Pro-Farmer Tour coming in with lower estimates with a 168.1 bu/per acre average. This had Feeder cattle contracts under pressure with the front three months closing 227 to 232 lower.

Supply included: 84% Feeder Cattle (48% Steers, 49% Heifers, 3% Bulls); 16% Slaughter Cattle (79% Cows, 21% Bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 47%. AUCTION This Week Last Reported 8/22/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 1,535 1,448 1,323 Feeder Cattle: 1,294(84.3%) 1,301(89.8%) 1,183(89.4%) Slaughter Cattle: 241(15.7%) 147(10.2%) 140(10.6%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 225 230 232.5 $803
400-500 220 230 234 $1,036
500-600 $--
600-700 $--
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 203 212 218 $743
400-500 190.5 195 200 $879
500-600 181 189 193 $1,038
600-700 171.5 183 188.5 $1,190
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 $88 $111 $125

Total Run