Regional Cattle Auction Reports...
For Wednesday, March 22nd - 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: 5,242
Last Reported: 7,691
Last Year: 6,960
Compared to last week: steers 550 to 600 lbs mostly steady, 601 to 700 lbs steady to 3.00 lower, 701 to 750 lbs 2.00 to 4.00 lower, 751 to 950 lbs steady except for 800 to 850 lbs 5.00 to 6.00 higher. Heifers 550 to 600 lbs and 700 to 750 lbs mostly steady, 601 to 650 lbs 4.00 to 6.00 lower with other weight classes of heifers not well compared.
Bassett Livestock Auction - Bassett NE
No sale reported.
Huss Livestock Market - Kearney NE
This Week: 2,524
Last Reported: 4,305
Last Year: 2,275
Compared to last week steers over 600 lbs sold steady to 4.00 higher and heifers sold steady to 5.00 higher. Demand was good from the buyers in the crowd.
South Central States
OKC West - El Reno OK
This Week: 6,121
Last Reported: 6,937
Last Year: 5,487
Compared to last week: Feeder steers sold steady to 3.00 higher. Feeder heifers suitable for grazing under 700 lbs traded 1.00-3.00 higher, over 3.00-4.00 lower. Demand moderate for feeders.
Clovis Livestock Auction - Clovis, NM
This Week: 1,631
Last Reported: 2,386
Last Year: 867
Compared to last week, steer calves under 400 lbs were 2.00 lower; 400-450 lb steers sold sharply lower. 450-600lbs were mostly steady, for the exception of 500-550 lbs 10.00 higher. Heifer calves 300-400 lbs sold steady, with 400-450 lbs selling 5.00 higher. 450-550 lb heifers were 4.00-6.00 higher and 550-600 lbs sold 2.00 higher. Feeder steers 600-850 lbs sold steady to 4.00 higher. Feeder heifers 600-650 lbs sold steady; 650-700 lb heifers were 10.00-15.00 lower.
Winter Livestock - Dodge City, KS
This Week: 3,993
Last Reported: 3,628
Last Year: 1,293
Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers overall sold uneven, 1.00 lower to 3.00 higher. Slaughter cows overall sold sharply higher. Slaughter bulls sold 3.00 to 4.00 higher. A heavy offering of replacement cattle was available, consisting of several long strings of attractive quality bred cows and cow-calf pairs. Demand was moderate.
Bloomfield Livestock Market - Bloomfield, IA
This Week: 1,056
Last Reported: 1,074
Last Year: 2,428
Compared to the sale two weeks ago, steers had a lighter test with a higher undertone. Heifers, made up mostly of six weight cattle, also had a lighter test with a lower undertone.