Compared to last week: Trade activity and demand moderate to good. Weaned feeder steers under 550 lbs sold 4.00 lower, over 550 lbs 1.00 higher. Weaned heifers mostly 7.00 to 9.00 lower on a light test. Average dressing slaughter cows sold steady to 2.00 lower, bulls steady. In the feeding cow supply, heiferettes sold 4.00 higher, young cows steady. The next available report will be as receipts warrant coverage.
Compared to last Tuesday on a light comparison most steady with higher overtones noted on most classes. Demand moderate to good. Few yearlings not enough for a good market test. Feeder calves small packages with no load lots for comparisons.
Compared with last Tuesday: Steer calves under 600 lbs 5.00 to 8.00 higher, over 600 lbs 2.00 to 3.00 higher. Heifer calves under 550 lbs mostly steady, over 550 lbs 3.00 to 5.00 higher. Yearling feeder steers steady. Yearling feeder heifers steady to 1.00 higher. Slaughter cows and bulls mostly steady. Trade and demand good.
Compared to last week: Steer calves sold 8.00-12.00 higher, instances to as much as 15.00 higher. Heifer calves traded 6.00-10 higher. Demand very good again this week for light weight cattle suitable for grazing.
Compared to last week: Feeder steers and heifers traded mostly weak to 4.00 lower on comparable sales. Steer and heifer calves traded mostly steady to 4.00 higher. Not enough comparable sales on slaughter cows and bulls for a market trend. Trading activity was moderate on moderate demand.
Compared to a week ago, steer calves traded steady to 4.00 lower while heifer calves traded steady. Yearling steers traded steady in a light test of the market with yearling heifers not well tested. Demand was moderate on a moderate supply.
Compared to last Tuesday feeder steers and heifers sold steady to 3.00 lower with good demand under heavy supplies. Fleshy, off-colored and plainer calves facing discounts. Good demand for yearlings. Slaughter cows and slaughter bulls sold 2.00 to 3.00 lower with moderate demand.