Regional Cattle Auction Reports...

For Tuesday, April 4th - 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: 499
Last Reported: 672
Last Year: 1,293
Compared to last week: Feeder cattle were all too lightly tested to develop an accurate market trend, steady to higher undertones were noticed. Quality this sale was mixed from plain to attractive. Demand was mostly good for light offerings.
Winter Livestock Auction - Riverton, WY
This Week: 218
Last Reported: 120
Last Year: 1,726
Compared to last Tuesday sale, a light offering due to another winter spring storm. Slaughter cows and bulls mostly steady with not enough feeder calves for a good market test. Demand moderate. 

South Central:

Winter Livestock - La Junta, CO
This Week: 3,486
Last Reported: 1,384 
Last Year: 4,108
Compared with last Tuesday: Feeder steers under 700 lbs steady to 5.00 higher full advance on 600 to 700 lbs, over 700 lbs steady to 5.00 higher advance over 800 lbs. Feeder heifers under 400 lbs scarce, 400 to 700 lbs 10.00 to 15.00 higher, over 700 lbs 2.00 to 4.00 higher. Slaughter cows steady to 2.00 higher advance on lean cows. Slaughter bulls 2.00 higher.
OKC West Livestock Auction - El Reno, OK
This Week: 1,800
Last Reported: 6,436
Last Year: 7,412
Compared to last week: Steer and heifer calves under 500 lbs sold sharply higher instances of 15.00-20.00 higher, over 500 lbs mostly 3.00-6.00 higher. Demand very good.
Lonestar Stockyards - Wildorado, TX
This Week: 1,000
Last Reported: 836
Last Year: 995
Compared to last week: Feeder steers and heifers sold 2.00 to 5.00 higher. Trade activity was moderate on good demand. High winds and fire warnings throughout the day. Slaughter cows and bulls were steady.


Ozark Regional Stockyards - West Plains MO
This Week: 2,178
Last Reported: 2,363
Last Year: 2,531
Compared to last week, steer and heifer calves sold steady to 5.00 higher with the largest gain on heifers. Yearling were not well tested with only 8 percent of the offering weighing over 700 lbs. Demand was very good on a light supply.



Mid-State Stockyards LLP - Letohatchee, AL
This Week: 1,604
Last Reported: 1,028
Last Year: 755
Compared to one week ago: Slaughter cows and bulls sold 3.00 to 4.00 higher. Replacement cows sold steady. Feeder cattle sold 1.00 to 6.00 higher. 


Blue Grass Stockyards - Lexington, KY
This Week: 932
Last Reported: 1,020 
Last Year: 815
Compared to last Tuesday feeder steers and heifers sold 5.00 to 10.00 higher with very good demand for weaned calves suitable for grass; some hard thin-fleshed 4-weights sharply higher. Slaughter cows and slaughter bulls sold steady with good demand.


None Reported