Regional Cattle Auction Reports...

For Thursday, July 22, 2021

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

North Central:

Mitchell Livestock Auction – Mitchell SD
                        This Week   Last Reported   Last Year
Total Receipts: 2,640              2,635               4,017
Compared to last week: A lower undertone was noted on steers up to 800 lbs. Steers 850-900 lbs. were 2.00 higher. A higher undertone was noted on steers over 900 lbs. A higher undertone was noted heifers up to 800 lbs. heifers 800-950 lbs. were unevenly steady. A higher undertone was noted on heifers over 950 lbs. Demand was good, with many load lots in today’s offering. The next feeder cattle auction will be July 29th, expecting 3000 head of feeders, starting at 9:00 am. Supply included: 100% Feeder Cattle (58% Steers, 42% Heifers). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 97%.
   
Valentine Livestock Auction - Valentine NE
                        This Week   Last Reported   Last Year
Total Receipts: 2,880              610                   3,020
Compared with two weeks ago steers traded unevenly steady and 650 to 700 lbs heifers traded 5.00 to 6.00 higher. Demand was good, with warmer weather the area. Next Auction Dates for Aug 5th Special Feeder Sale Supply included: 100% Feeder Cattle (70% Steers, 30% Heifers). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 88%.
     

South Central:

Woodward Wtd Avg Cattle - Woodward OK
                        This Week   Last Reported   Last Year
Total Receipts: 4,586               3,069              2,780
Compared to last week: Feeder steers steady to 4.00 higher. Feeder heifers steady. Steer and heifer calves unevenly steady on a light test. Quality average to attractive. Demand moderate to active. Supply included: 100% Feeder Cattle (66% Steers, 32% Heifers, 2% Bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 83%.
   
Pratt Livestock Auction - Pratt KS
                         This Week   Last Reported   Last Year
Total Receipts: 1,989              2,378                2,124
Compared to last week, feeder steers 500 lb to 900 lb sold 5.00 to 6.00 higher. Steers 900 lb to 1,000 lb sold 6.00 to 8.00 higher. Feeder heifers 650 lb to 950 lb sold 2.00 to 5.00 higher. Heifer calves 500 lb to 650 lb sold 7.00 to 10.00 higher. Demand was good. Slaughter cows and bulls sold 2.00 lower. Supply included: 84% Feeder Cattle (58% Steers, 42% Heifers, 0% Bulls); 16% Slaughter Cattle (94% Cows, 6% Bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 92%.
   
Farmers & Ranchers Livestock - Salina KS
                        This Week   Last Reported   Last Year
Total Receipts: 2,590              3,373               3,171
Compared to last week steers over 500 lbs brought 1.00 to 6.00 lower. The heifers over 450 lbs brought 1.00 to 5.00 lower. Supply was moderate with a large offering of feeder weight steers and heifers. The demand was good. Supply included: 100% Feeder Cattle (62% Steers, 38% Heifers). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 87%.
   
Cattleman's Livestock Auction - Dalhart TX
                        This Week
Total Receipts: 1,776
Compared to last week: Steer and heifer calves and feeder steers and heifers mostly firm, instances 2.00 higher. Fleshy beef slaughter cows and bulls’ firm to 3.00 higher, instances 5.00 higher; lean beef cows and dairy slaughter cows’ firm. Area pastures are in good shape following significant rainfall over the past two to three weeks. Trade active. Demand good. Supply included: 74% Feeder Cattle (61% Steers, 39% Heifers); 26% Slaughter Cattle (97% Cows, 3% Bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 66%.
            

Midwest:

Douglas County Livestock Auction - Ava MO
                        This Week   Last Reported   Last Year
Total Receipts: 1,100              1,100               1,263
Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers sold steady to 2.00 lower. Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady to 2.00 higher. Supply and demand were moderate. Supply included: 91% Feeder Cattle (62% Steers, 31% Heifers, 8% Bulls); 9% Slaughter Cattle (87% Cows, 13% Bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 28%.
      

Southeast:

None Reported
      

Western:

None Reported
    

Northeast:

Bluegrass Stockyards South - Stanford KY
                         This Week   Last Reported   Last Year
Total Receipts: 1,465              1,876                2,169
Compared to last Thursday: Feeder and yearling steers steady to 2.00 lower except 800 weights were 2.00-3.00 higher, Feeder heifers steady, good demand for feeder and yearling classes. Slaughter cows and bulls 2.00-4.00 lower, Moderate demand for slaughter classes. Supply included: 97% Feeder Cattle (39% Steers, 54% Heifers, 7% Bulls); 3% Slaughter Cattle (3% Heifers, 81% Cows, 16% Bulls); 0% Replacement Cattle (20% Stock Cows, 40% Bred Cows, 40% Bred Heifers). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 85%.
   
Paris Stockyards - Paris KY
                         This Week   Last Reported   Last Year
Total Receipts: 1,103               1,816               1,589
Compared to last week feeder steers sold steady with good demand. Feeder Heifers sold steady with good demand. Buyers showed good interest in weaned and pre-conditioned cattle with good demand. Slaughter cows sold 3.00-5.00 lower; slaughter bulls sold 1.00-2.00 lower with good demand. Supply included: 84% Feeder Cattle (46% Steers, 50% Heifers, 4% Bulls); 11% Slaughter Cattle (1% Steers, 84% Cows, 15% Bulls); 5% Replacement Cattle (45% Bred Cows, 3% Bred Heifers, 52% Cow-Calf Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 77%.