Regional Cattle Auction Reports for Tuesday, May 21st

Posted weekly on Wednesday

North Central States

  • Riverton Livestock Auction - Riverton, WY
                         This Week    Last Reported    Last Year
    Total Receipts:    475                                       0
    Compared to last week slaughter bulls sold 7.00 higher. Slaughter cows sold mostly steady. Demand was good with several groups of cows going back to the country. Not enough feeder cattle for a market comparison. Rain and snow throughout the day left some consignments of cattle at home. Baby calves: Mix sexes: 120-170 lbs 225.00-285.00. Supply included: 17% Feeder Cattle (62% Steers, 38% Heifers); 39% Slaughter Cattle (86% Cows, 14% Bulls); 45% Replacement Cattle (49% Stock Cows, 24% Bred Cows, 6% Bred Heifers, 21% Cow-Calf Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 80%.

South Central States

  • Tulsa Livestock Auction - Tulsa OK
                            This Week   Last Reported   Last Year
    Total Receipts:     1,939             1,549                0
    Compared to last week: Steers 6.00-8.00 higher. Heifers mostly steady to 2.00 higher. Quality plain thru attractive. Demand good. Slaughter cows mostly steady to 1.00 lower. Slaughter bulls steady, in a light test. A total of 317 cows and bulls sold with 64 percent going to packers. Supply included: 84% Feeder Cattle (55% Steers, 36% Heifers, 10% Bulls); 10% Slaughter Cattle (96% Cows, 4% Bulls); 6% Replacement Cattle (64% Bred Cows, 36% Bred Heifers). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 21%.

Midwest States

  • Ozark Regional Stockyards - West Plains MO
                          This Week    Last Reported    Last Year
    Total Receipts:   3,983              2,270            4,539
    Compared to last week, steer and heifer calves traded 3.00-8.00 higher. Yearlings were not well tested; however, undertones were higher. Demand was good on a moderate supply. Quality was above average as several reputation producers brought their calf crop to town. these weaned and vaccinated calves were presented in load and multiload drafts, keeping buyers busy on their phones. For almost two hours nothing but black-hided Medium and Large #1 calves came through the ring, something unusual for this part of the state. Steers averaged 572 lbs at 160.82/cwt while heifers averaged 544 lbs at 141.69/cwt. Supply included: 100% Feeder Cattle (46% Steers, 52% Heifers, 2% Bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 33%.

Southeastern States

  • Harward Brothers Livestock Market - Turnersburg NC
    Receipts:  976            Last Week: 799        Last Year: 1002
    Compared to last week, slaughter cows were steady to 5.00 higher with bulls 2.00 to 5.00 higher.  Feeder cattle were mostly steady to 4.00 lower. Moderate demand, buyer activity and offerings.  Quality of cattle plain to average. Slaughter cows made up 20 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls’ 5 percent, replacement cows’ 4 percent, other cows’ 1 percent, and feeders’ 72 percent.  The feeder supply included 38 percent steers, 32 percent heifers, and 30 percent bulls. Near 14 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

Western States

  • None Available

Northeastern States

  • Livingston County Livestock Auction - Ledbetter KY
    Receipts:  440      Last Week: 550       Year Ago: 660 
    Compared to last week: Feeder steers traded mostly steady. Feeder heifers Steady to 5.00 lower. Feeder bulls traded 1.00-3.00 lower. Slaughter cows and bulls traded steady to 1.00 higher. Thin, lower weight, unthrifty, and/or extra low dressing slaughter cattle sold with little demand and depressed prices. Sale consisted of 25 test cattle, 60 slaughter cattle and 355 feeders. Feeders consisted of 17% feeder steers, 40% feeder heifers, 24% feeder bulls and 12% of feeders were over 600 pounds.


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