No sale last week due to the 4th of July holiday. Different weight classes today than two weeks ago so an accurate price trend can not be established, higher undertones noted on both steers and heifers. Good to very good demand for today's offering. Quality varied, especially on packages, from plain to attractive.
Compared with two weeks ago, 400 to 950 lb steers traded steady to 7.00 higher with 750 and 800 lbs steers trading 13.00 to 16.00 higher. Heifer offerings 500 to 700 lbs traded steady to 7.00 higher and 800 to 850 lbs heifers traded 12.00 to 13.00 higher.
Compared to last week: Feeder steers traded steady to 3.00 higher. Feeder heifers sold 5.00-8.00 higher. Demand good to very good. Not enough comparable trades of steer and heifer calves for a trend but a firm undertone was noted. Demand moderate to good.
Compared to last week, feeder steers 450 lb to 950 lb sold 3.00 to 10.00 higher on light receipts. Feeder heifers 450 lb to 900 lb sold 3.00 to 10.00 higher on light receipts. Demand was good. Slaughter cows sold 8.00 lower.
Compared to last week, feeder steers under 500lbs had little to compare to but traded with a firm undertone. Steers over 500lbs traded mostly 4.00 to 7.00 higher. Feeder heifers under 500lbs also had too few receipts last week for a market comparison but traded with a higher undertone. Heifers over 500lbs traded mostly steady to 4.00 higher.
Compared to the last sale two weeks ago, feeder steers under 625 lbs steady, over 625 lbs 3.00-5.00 higher. Feeder heifers 5.00-10.00 higher. Slaughter cows 8.00-10.00 lower. Demand good to very good. Supply moderate.
Compared to last week: Feeder steers and heifers under 600lbs sold 2.00-4.00 higher. Feeder steers over 600lbs sold 1.00-3.00 higher. Feeder heifers over 600lbs sold steady. Yearling steers and heifers sold 3.00-5.00 higher. Good demand on all feeder classes. Slaughter cows and bulls sold 4.00-6.00 lower.