Regional Cattle Auction Reports...

For Tuesday, April 16th - 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: 1,034
Last Reported: 197
Last Year: 453
Compared to last week: Feeder steers and heifers were too lightly tested last week to develop any market trend. Demand was mostly moderate to good for light offerings.

 

Winter Livestock Auction - Riverton, WY
This Week: 433
Last Reported: 398
Last Year: 587
Compared to last Tuesday on a feeder special; a light offering of slaughter cows and bulls mostly steady with instances 3.-00-5.00 lower on bulls. Few feeder cows returning to feed or pasture. 
 

South Central:

Winter Livestock - La Junta, CO
This Week: 1,762
Last Reported: 4,062
Last Year: 0
Trade activity and demand was moderate. Feeder steers under 700lbs sold 2.00 to 8.00 lower with instances of sharply lower. Steers over 700lbs sold 2.00 to 10.00 higher with instances of sharply higher. Feeder heifers sold mostly 2.00 to 9.00 higher across all weight classes. Slaughter cows sold steady across all weight classes while slaughter bulls sold 1.00 higher. 
 
OKC West Livestock Auction - El Reno, OK
This Week: 1,500
Last Reported: 5,464
Last Year: 8,645
Compared to last week: Steer and heifer calves that were long weaned with multiple rounds of shots sold steady to weak. Remainder of the offering traded 2.00-4.00 lower. Demand moderate to good.
 
Lonestar Stockyards - Wildorado, TX
This Week: 978
Last Reported: 1,050
Last Year: 1,330
Compared to last week: Not enough comparable sales on steers or heifers for a market trend due to last weeks light test. Slaughter cows and bulls traded mostly 2.00 to 4.00 lower. Quality was mostly attractive with several load lots yearlings straight off the wheat on offer. 
   

Midwest:

Ozark Regional Stockyards - West Plains MO
This Week: 1,868
Last Reported: 1,644
Last Year: 2,602
Compared to last week, steer and heifer calves were steady to 4.00 lower with spots 8.00 lower on steers. Demand was moderate on a light to moderate supply.

 

Southeast:

Mid-State Stockyards LLP - Letohatchee, AL
This Week: 1,721
Last Reported: 1,762
Last Year: 1,757
Compared to one week ago: Slaughter cows sold 3.00 to 5.00 lower. Replacement cows sold steady. Feeder cattle sold 4.00 to 9.00 lower.

 

Calhoun Stockyard - Calhoun, GA
This Week: 364
Last Reported: 405
Last Year: 432
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 bull and heifers mostly steady, bull calves unevenly steady, heifer calves mostly steady, replacement cows mostly steady.
   

Northeast:

Blue Grass Stockyards - Lexington, KY
This Week: 1,001
Last Reported: 759
Last Year: 906
Compared to last Tuesday feeder steers sold steady to 5.00 higher with very good demand for weaned preconditioned packages. Feeder heifers under 600 lbs sold 5.00 lower with moderate demand. Slaughter cows sold 3.00 higher with very good demand. Slaughter bulls sold steady with very good demand.
     

West:

None Reported