Regional Cattle Auction Reports...
For Wednesday, December 7th - 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: 4,864
Last Reported: 4,734
Last Year: 4,245
Compared to last week: best test on yearling steers 900 to 1000 lbs 4.00 to 6.00 higher. Best test on yearling heifers 900 to 950 lbs mostly steady. Calves compared to Saturday: steer calves 500 to 600 lbs 8.00 to 12.00 lower, 601 to 650 lbs 2.00 lower. Best test on heifer calves 450 to 500 lbs steady to 3.00 lower, 550 to 600 lbs 3.00 to 4.00 higher.
Bassett Livestock Auction - Bassett NE
This Week: 4,800
Last Reported: 2,300
Last Year: 3,735
No recent test of market, a trend will not be given for steers or heifers. Demand was good for majority of consignments, with the sudden change of very cold weather in the area, calves showed some fill in the ring.
Huss Livestock Market - Kearney NE
This Week: 4,739
Last Reported: 3,880
Last Year: 4,010
Compared to last week fly-weight steer calves sold sharply higher. Steers up to 700 lbs sold 3.00 to 6.00 higher, flat 700 lbs sold 2.00 higher with weights over 750 lbs 2.00 to 5.00 lower. Heifer calves and feeder cattle sold unevenly steady throughout the day. Very large crowd of buyers on hand with an active internet bid readily from start to finish.
South Central States
OKC West - El Reno OK
This Week: 10,427
Last Reported: 9,698
Last Year: 13,769
Compared to last week: Feeder steers traded 2.00-4.00 higher. Feeder heifers sold mostly steady on limited comparable sales. Demand good for feeders. 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.
Clovis Livestock Auction - Clovis, NM
This Week: 2,312
Last Reported: 2,263
Last Year: 0
Compared to last week, steers calves 300-450 lbs 20.00 lower; 450-500 lbs sold 3.00-5.00 lower. Heifer calves 300-350 lbs traded 5.00-7.00 higher; 350-500 lbs 3.00-6.00 lower. Steer and heifers over 500 lbs were steady to 5.00 higher on comparable sales. Trade moderate, instances active. Demand moderate to good. Slaughter cows steady to 1.00 lower. Slaughter bulls steady to weak.
Winter Livestock - Dodge City, KS
This Week: 4,411
Last Reported: 3,512
Last Year: 5,128
Compared to last week, steer and heifer calves 400 lb to 500 lb sold 4.00 to 5.00 higher. Feeder steers and heifers 500 lb to 900 lb sold unevenly steady. Approximately 500 head of extremely thin red angus calves sold 20.00 to 30.00 higher. Demand was good. Slaughter cows sold 12.00 to 15.00 lower. Slaughter bulls sold 8.00 to 10.00 lower.
Bloomfield Livestock Market - Bloomfield, IA
No sale reported this week.