Regional Cattle Auction Reports for Wednesday, April 17th

Posted weekly on Thursday
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North Central States

  • Hub City Livestock Auction - Aberdeen SD
    Receipts:  3465    Last Week:  2189    Year Ago:  1529
    Compared to last week:  best test on steers 850 to 950 lbs 3.00 to 4.00 higher with other weights of steers and heifers not well compared today.  Good demand for today's offering of many packages and loads of mostly home raised steers and heifers.  Several loads and packages of replacement heifers from reputation outfits met with good to very good demand.  Slightly more flesh on the cattle than last week with most in moderate to moderate plus flesh with some heavy flesh at times.  Quality mostly average to attractive today with some of the offering carrying some tag as pen conditions are very muddy.
  • Kist Livestock Wtd Avg Report - Mandan ND
    Receipts:  1904    Last Week:  1812    Year Ago:  1755
    Compared to last week feeder steers traded mixed with 700 to 750 lbs. 6.00 higher, 750 to 800 lbs. were 4.00 lower and 800 to 850 lbs. were 5.00 higher. Not enough heifers for a comparison this week. The lighter weight heifers and steers were higher this week as buyers were looking for grass calves. Demand good for today’s offering. 61 percent steers and 39 percent heifers in today’s offering. 81 percent were over 600 lbs.
South Central States
  • OKC West - El Reno OK
                               This Week    Last Reported    Last Year
    Total Receipts:        6,800             7,592             12,830
    *** Final report *** Compared to last week: Feeder steers traded 3.00-5.00 higher. Feeder heifers sold 2.00-4.00 higher. Demand good to very good for feeder cattle. Steer and heifer calves to lightly tested for an accurate market trend, however a higher undertone is noted. Demand moderate to good. Quality mostly plain to average. Majority of the sale on Tuesday consisted of new crop calves. Live fat cattle trade was 2.00 higher Wednesday encouraging orders. Supply included: 100% Feeder Cattle (62% Steers, 36% Heifers, 1% Bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 80%.

Midwest States

  • Springfield Livestock Auction - Springfield MO
                               This Week  Last Reported    Last Year
    Total Receipts:      1,716          1,988                2,053
    Compared to last week, steers and heifers 1.00 to 6.00 higher, except 550 to 600 lbs 5.00 to 10.00 higher. Demand good, supply moderate. Supply included: 100% Feeder Cattle (36% Steers, 1% Dairy Steers, 43% Heifers, 20% Bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 28%.

Southeastern States

  • Letohatchee Stockyard - Letohatchee AL
    Receipts:  1077    Last Week:  1085    Year Ago:  1153
    Compared to one week ago: Slaughter cows and bulls sold 2.00 to 5.00 higher. Replacement cows and pairs sold steady. Feeder cattle sold unevenly steady. Supply consisted of 9 percent slaughter cows, 2 percent bulls, 3 percent replacement cows and pairs and 86 percent feeder cattle. The feeder supply included 29 percent steers, 17 percent bulls and 54 percent heifers. Near 24 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.
  • Arcadia Livestock Auction - Arcadia FL
                                 This Week     Last Reported   Last Year
    Total Receipts:         1,181              905                 1,073
    Compared to last week: Slaughter cows and bulls 1.00 to 3.00 higher. Feeder steers, bulls, and heifers steady to 5.00 higher. Supply included: 79% Feeder Cattle (56% Steers, 42% Heifers, 2% Bulls); 21% Slaughter Cattle (80% Cows, 20% Bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 12%.


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Northeastern States

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