Regional Cattle Auction Reports...

For Thursday, September 22nd - Posted weekly on Friday

Reported by the USDA Market News... “Click” links to view entire report

North Central:

Billings Livestock Commission Cattle Auction - Billings, MT
This Week: 908
Last Reported: 815
Last Year: 5,488
Compared to last week: Steers were too lightly tested to develop any market trend. Heifers were too lightly tested to develop a full market comparison; however slightly higher undertones were noticed on heifers under 800 lbs. Market activity was mostly moderate this week. 
   
Mitchell Livestock Auction – Mitchell SD
This Week: 1,986
Last Reported: 1,537
Last Year: 2,477
Compared to last week: Lower numbers today so trend not applicable. A higher undertone was noted on steers. A higher undertone was noted on heifers, heifers 900-950 lbs. were 2.00 higher. Demand was good.
   
Valentine Livestock Auction - Valentine NE
This Week: 1,800
Last Reported: 3,620
Last Year: 0
Compared with two weeks ago 750 lbs steers traded 14.00 lower, and 850 to 900 lbs steers traded 7.00 lower. A limited number of comparable offerings for heifers with 850 lbs offerings trading 2.00 higher. Demand was moderate to good.
   

South Central:

Apache Livestock Auction - Apache, OK
This Week: 2,002
Last Reported: 2,017
Last Year: 1,835
Compared to last week: Feeder steers steady to 2.00 lower. Feeder heifers steady to 2.00 higher. Steer calves unevenly steady. Heifer calves not tested. Quality good to attractive with good demand. Slaughter cows steady. Slaughter bulls 2.00 higher.

  

Woodward Wtd Avg Cattle - Woodward OK
This Week: 2,640
Last Reported: 3,028
Last Year: 2,229
Compared to last week: Feeder steers steady to 3.00 higher. Feeder heifers mostly steady. Steer and heifer calves unevenly steady. Demand was moderate for the calves and good for the long time weaned yearling type cattle. Quality was average.
   
Pratt Livestock Auction - Pratt KS
This Week: 2,547
Last Reported: 4,282
Last Year: 904
Compared to last week, Feeder Steers sold 3.00 to 5.00 higher and Feeder Heifers sold 3.00 to 6.00 higher. Slaughter Cows sold steady. Demand was moderate to good.
   
Farmers & Ranchers Livestock - Salina KS
This Week: 1,579
Last Reported: 2,532
Last Year: 1,925
Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers sold 3.00 to 5.00 lower. Calves not well tested, however a lower undertone noted. Buyer demand was moderate on a light supply.
   
Cattleman's Livestock Auction - Dalhart TX
This Week: 1,966
Last Reported: 1,822
Last Year: 2,215
Compared to last week: Not enough comparable sales on feeder steers or heifers due to last weeks light test on yearlings, but a sharply higher undertone was noted. Steer calves traded mostly steady. Heifer calves traded mostly 1.00 to 2.00 higher. 
      

Midwest:

New Cambria Livestock Market - New Cambria, MO
This Week: 928
Last Reported: 1,441
Last Year: 740
Compared to the last sale two weeks ago, steers and heifers sold steady to 4.00 lower. Slaughter cows steady to 2.00 lower. Supply light, demand moderate.

 

Southeast:

Calhoun Stockyard - Calhoun, GA
This Week: 626
Last Reported: 542
Last Year: 503
Compared to one week ago, slaughter cows 2.00 to 4.00 lower, slaughter bulls mostly steady, feeder steers and steer calves lightly tested, feeder bulls and bull calves 2.00 to 5.00 lower, feeder heifers lightly tested, heifer calves 2.00 to 5.00 lower, replacement cows mostly steady.
      

Western:

Toppenish Livestock Auction - Toppenish, WA
This Week: 2,200
Last Reported: 2,300
Last Year: 1,500
Compared to last Thursday, Stocker and feeder cattle weak in a light test. Buyer attendance was light.
    

Northeast:

Bluegrass Stockyards South - Stanford KY
This Week: 1,260
Last Reported: 1,140
Last Year: 2,117
Compared to last Thursday: Feeder steers under 500lbs sold steady to 2.00 higher. Feeder steers over 500lbs sold 2.00 to 4.00 lower. Feeder heifers sold 3.00 to 5.00 lower. Feeders sold with moderate demand due to changing weather conditions and a plainer quality offering.
   
Paris Stockyards - Paris KY
This Week: 1,322
Last Reported: 1,641
Last Year: 1,584
Compared to last week feeder steers sold 1.00-2.00 lower with plain offering; un-weaned cattle in lower demand. Feeder heifers sold 1.00-2.00 lower with plain offering; un-weaned cattle in lower demand. Slaughter cows sold 2.00-4.00 higher, Slaughter bulls sold 2.00-3.00 higher.