Regional Cattle Auction Reports for Friday/Saturday, April 12th & 13th
Posted weekly on Monday
Apache Wtd Avg Cattle (Fri) - Apache OK
This Week Last Reported Last Year
Total Receipts: 1,208 0
Compared to last week: Feeder steers steady to 3.00 higher. Feeder heifers 4.00-5.00 higher on limited comparable sales. Steer calves too lightly tested for a accurate market trend but a higher undertone was noted. Heifer calves steady to 4.00 higher on few comparable sales to compare to. Quality average to attractive. Demand good. Temps in the 90's and gusts of 40-50 mph wind in the trading area this week along with an abundance of wheat pasture to graze for some producers hampered receipts a bit. Slaughter cows 2.00-4.00 higher. Slaughter bulls lightly tested with a slightly higher undertone noted. Supply included: 83% Feeder Cattle (39% Steers, 51% Heifers, 10% Bulls); 12% Slaughter Cattle (85% Cows, 15% Bulls); 5% Replacement Cattle (86% Bred Cows, 14% Cow-Calf Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 62%.
Cullman Stockyard - Cullman AL
Receipts: 930 Last Week: 856 Year Ago: 356
Compared to one week ago: Slaughter classes sold 5.00 higher. Feeder classes sold 3.00 to 8.00 higher. Trade active with good demand on feeders. Replacement cows and pairs sold steady with good demand. Supply consisted of 5 percent slaughter cows, 1 percent bulls, 1 percent replacement cows and pairs and 93 percent feeders. The feeder supply included 32 percent steers, 27 percent bulls and 41 percent heifers. Near 18 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.