Compared to last sale(9-13-22): Feeder steer offerings were higher, however they were too lightly tested the previous week to develop a market trend. Yearling heifers under 800 lbs sold 6.00- 9.00 lower, heifers 800-950 lbs sold 1.00-4.00 higher, all other weights of heifers were too lightly tested either this week or last sale to develop a market trend.
Compared to last Tuesday sale slaughter cows and bulls mostly steady with lower undertones noted, feeder calves unevenly steady instances 2.00-3.00 higher with larger offering yearlings with no comparisons available from market last week. Demand moderate to good.
Compared with last Tuesday: Steer calve's under 500 lbs 3.00 to 5.00 higher, 500 to 600 lbs 2.00 to 3.00 higher over 600 lbs steady to 1.00 higher. Yearling feeder steers over 700 lbs steady to 1.00 higher. Heifer calves steady to 2.00 higher. Yearling feeder heifer's scarce. Slaughter cows 2.00 to 3.00 lower. Slaughter bulls steady to 2.00 lower.
Compared to last week: Steer calves traded steady to mostly 3.00 higher, heifer calves sold steady to 2.00 lower. Demand moderate for long weaned calves with multiple rounds of shots, un-weaned or short weaned calves remain in light demand.
Compared to last week: Feeder steers and heifers traded 1.00 to 2.00 higher. Steer calves were mostly 3.00 lower, with bigger declines on lighter weight cattle. Heifer calves traded mostly 2.00 to 5.00 higher. Slaughter cows and bulls traded mostly 1.00 to 2.00 lower. Trading activity was moderate to active on good buyer demand.
Compared to last week, steer and heifer calves traded steady to 4.00 lower. A comparable package of 8 weight yearling steers traded 3.00 higher. Demand was moderate on a light supply with most weights not well tested.