Regional Cattle Auction Reports for Wednesday, July 17th

Posted weekly on Thursday
Reported by the USDA Market News... “Click” links to view entire report

North Central States

Hub City Livestock Auction - Aberdeen SD
                          This Week   Last Reported   Last Year
Total Receipts:   2,068              2,383                 0
Compared to last week: best test on steers 900 to 950 and 1000 to 1050 lbs steady to 4.00 lower. Not as many heifers as last week to develop an accurate trend, steady undertones noted on heifers. Good demand for today's offering of mostly loads and strings with a few packages. Less flesh on the cattle today than last week with more cattle today in light to moderate flesh, one load coming right off grass. Quality was mostly attractive again today. An active market for today's offering with a more limited crowd today, many are busy haying and such. Crops and hay are looking very good right now as the weather has been hot and most of the area received a nice rain last night. Next feeder cattle sale is next Wednesday, July 24. Supply included: 100% Feeder Cattle (66% Steers, 34% Heifers). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 96%.
Huss Platte Valley Auction - Kearney NE
                           This Week   Last Reported   Last Year
Total Receipts:   2,161               2,151                  0
Compared to two weeks ago, steers 600-900 lbs sold 3.00 to 7.00 higher and heifers 500-800 lbs sold 4.00 to 8.00 higher. Demand was good from the buyers in the crowd. Near 189 head of slaughter cows and bulls are included in the receipts. Supply included: 100% Feeder Cattle (50% Steers, 50% Heifers, 0% Bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 92%.
     

South Central States

OKC West - El Reno OK
                          This Week   Last Reported   Last Year
Total Receipts:   9,089             11,375             7,841
Compared to last week: Feeder steers sold 1.00-4.00 lower, with instances of 6.00-8.00 lower on heavier weights after last week's sharp increases. Feeder heifers traded 1.00-3.00 lower. Demand moderate. Steer and heifer calves were too lightly tested for an accurate trend. Demand moderate to good. Quality plain to average. Summer heat has arrived and temps are expected into the triple digits. Supply included: 100% Feeder Cattle (59% Steers, 40% Heifers, 1% Bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 89%.
Winter Livestock Feeder Cattle Auction - Dodge City KS
                         This Week   Last Reported   Last Year
Total Receipts:  386                  1,047                0
Compared to last week: Short summer sale today with harvest finishing up. Feeder cattle not enough comparable weights for market test. Limited offering of calves, not enough comparable weights for a market test. Slaughter cows sold unevenly steady. Bulls sold 3.00 to 4.00 higher using a limited test. Overall, demand moderate to good, quality mostly average. Supply included: 84% Feeder Cattle (59% Steers, 41% Heifers); 13% Slaughter Cattle (74% Cows, 26% Bulls); 3% Replacement Cattle (100% Bred Cows). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 70%.
       

Midwest States

Vienna Livestock Auction - Vienna MO
                          This Week   Last Reported   Last Year
Total Receipts:    636                 356                   0
No recent price comparison available on feeders. Slaughter cows steady to 2.00 higher. Demand good. Supply light. Good feeder market despite the warm weather and a futures trade which has drifted somewhat lower the past couple of days. The extended forecast may be lending a bit of support as the current weather pattern is expected to be short lived. Supply included: 93% Feeder Cattle (62% Steers, 36% Heifers, 2% Bulls); 5% Slaughter Cattle (70% Cows, 30% Bulls); 2% Replacement Cattle (100% Bred Cows). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 48%.
   

Southeastern States

Roanoke Stockyard - Roanoke AL
                           This Week   Last Reported   Last Year
Total Receipts:     913                    1,064              0
Compared to one week ago: Slaughter cows sold steady to 2.00 lower, bulls sold 5.00 lower. Replacement cows and pairs sold steady. Feeder classes sold steady to 4.00 lower. Supply included: 76% Feeder Cattle (29% Steers, 28% Heifers, 44% Bulls); 14% Slaughter Cattle (81% Cows, 19% Bulls); 10% Replacement Cattle (10% Stock Cows, 47% Bred Cows, 43% Cow-Calf Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 31%.
   

West

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Northeastern States

Blue Grass Stockyards - Albany KY
                         This Week   Last Reported   Last Year
Total Receipts:   871                  809                   0
Compared to last week, steers steady 2.00 higher, heifers,2.00-3.00 lower. Weaned and vaccinated offerings bringing a premium are noted as value added. Slaughter cows and bulls 1.00-2.00 higher. Supply included: 88% Feeder Cattle (47% Steers, 36% Heifers, 18% Bulls); 9% Slaughter Cattle (86% Cows, 14% Bulls); 3% Replacement Cattle (80% Bred Cows, 20% Cow-Calf Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 47%.

 



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