Regional Cattle Auction Reports...

For Tuesday, May 24th - Posted weekly on Wednesday

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

North Central:

Miles City Livestock Commission Auction - Miles City, MT
This Week: 791
Last Reported: 875
Last Year: 1,141
Compared to last week: Feeder cattle were scarcely tested this week, thus no trend can be established. Demand for feeder cattle was mostly moderate for light offerings. Quality was mostly average to attractive this week. Several sets of replacement quality heifers were seen this week and most of these offerings were purchased for grass cattle.
Winter Livestock Auction - Riverton, WY
This Week: 437
Last Reported: 1,113
Last Year: 514
Compared to last Tuesday sale on a light offering; slaughter cows steady instances 2.00 higher, several slaughter bulls firm with instance 1.00 higher, a light run feeder cows mostly steady. Not enough feeder calves for good market test. Demand good to moderate. 

South Central:

Winter Livestock - La Junta, CO
This Week: 894
Last Reported: 1,311
Last Year: 853
Compared with last Tuesday: Feeder steer's and heifer's lightly tested. Slaughter cow's 1.00 to 3.00 higher full advance on breaker's. Slaughter bulls steady. Today's sale consisted mostly of slaughter cow's and cow/calf pairs. Trade and demand moderate to good.
OKC West Livestock Auction - El Reno, OK
This Week: 1,500
Last Reported: 10,398
Last Year: 9,389
Compared to last week: Steers and heifer calves sold 3.00-6.00 lower on limited comparable offerings. Demand moderate.
Lonestar Stockyards - Wildorado, TX
This Week: 805
Last Reported: 934
Last Year: 511
Compared to last week: Feeder steers and heifers traded mostly steady. Steer and heifer calves were sharply higher on lighter weights, but quality was more attractive then the previous week. Slaughter cows and bulls traded 1.00 higher.


Ozark Regional Stockyards - West Plains MO
This Week: 3,687
Last Reported: 2,781
Last Year: 3,817
Compared to last week, steer calves traded steady to 4.00 higher while heifer calves traded 3.00-6.00 higher with spots 12.00 higher. Demand was very good on a heavy supply. This week's quality was above average with several pot-load packages in the offering.


Mid-State Stockyards LLP - Letohatchee, AL
This Week: 1,280
Last Reported: 1,271
Last Year: 1,636
Compared to one week ago: Slaughter cows and bulls sold mostly steady. Replacement cows sold steady. Feeder steers and bulls sold 4.00 to 7.00 lower. Feeder heifers sold unevenly steady.


Blue Grass Stockyards - Lexington, KY
This Week: 1,153
Last Reported: 936
Last Year: 423
Compared to last Tuesday feeder steers and heifers sold unevenly steady to 2.00 higher with buyers showing preference for weaned thinfleshed calf packages; some fleshy bawling calves facing discounts. Yearlings limited comparison with last week. Slaughter cows sold 2.00 to 4.00 higher with very good demand. Slaughter bulls sold 5.00 higher with very good demand.


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