Compared to last week: Slaughter cows sold steady to 2.00 higher. Slaughter bulls 1.00 higher. Demand good. **Please note, the estimated dressed cost will be suspended until further notice. ** A total of 238 cows and bulls sold with 86 percent going to packers. Supply included: 1% Feeder Cattle (100% Steers); 85% Slaughter Cattle (95% Cows, 5% Bulls); 14% Replacement Cattle (100% Cow-Calf Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 0%.
Compared to last week: Feeder steers traded 2.00-5.00 higher, feeder heifers are selling 3.00-6.00 higher. Steer and heifer calves mostly steady on limited comparable offerings. Demand good to very good especially for feeder cattle. Quality plain to average, few attractive. Much more summer like weather is expected for the foreseeable forecast, with temps in the triple digits and no rain. Supply included: 100% Feeder Cattle (58% Steers, 41% Heifers, 1% Bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 76%.
Compared to last week, steers and heifers steady to 3.00 higher. Demand good, supply moderate. Cattle futures extended their rally as they closed on the positive side. Supply included: 100% Feeder Cattle (55% Steers, 43% Heifers, 2% Bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 41%.
Compared to last week: Feeder steers and feeder heifers sold unevenly steady on a light test. Slaughter cows and slaughter bulls sold steady on a very light test Supply included: 92% Feeder Cattle (25% Steers, 47% Heifers, 28% Bulls); 8% Slaughter Cattle (86% Cows, 14% Bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 47%.