Compared to last week: Feeder steers steady to 5.00 higher, with instances of 13.00 higher, under 500 lbs steady to 3.00 lower. Feeder heifers 1.00 to 5.00 higher with instances of 12.00 higher, 400 lbs - 500 lbs 1.00 to 5.00 lower. Several farmer feeders in the seats today. Demand for this large offering of eye appealing cattle was good.
Compared to last week: Feeder steers and heifers unevenly steady. Demand moderate to good. Steer calves 4.00 - 7.00 higher, with instances 12.00 higher. Heifer calves over 450lbs. unevenly steady, under 450lbs 15.00 - 20.00 higher. Demand good for most calves.
Compared to last week feeder steers traded steady to 5.00 higher with the following exceptions. 20 head of 391 lb. steers traded at 260.00 and 294 head of 858 lb. steers traded at 187.50. Feeder heifers traded steady with 22 head averaging 431 lbs. traded from 190.00-196.00. The offering included over 900 drafts. Supply was heavy with very good demand.
Compared to last week, 450-500 lbs and 550-600 lb steer calves sold firm to 4.00 higher, with 500-550 lbs and 600-650 lb steers selling 5.00-10.00 higher and over 650 lbs traded with a firm undertone on a light offering. Feeder heifers weighing 400-600 lbs sold 5.00-8.00 higher with heifers over 600 lbs selling with a firm undertone. Demand was good to very good with supply heavy
Compared to last Monday: Feeder steers 3.00-5.00 higher, Feeder heifers 5.00-7.00 higher, Good demand for feeder classes. Slaughter cows and bulls 3.00-5.00 lower, Moderate demand for slaughter classes.