Nebraska Weekly Feeder Cattle Summary
WH_LS795
Kearney, NE    Mon Mar 12, 2018    USDA-NE Dept of Ag Market News

Nebraska Cattle Auction Summary w/e March 10, 2018

Market: Ericson/Spalding Auction Market - Ericson                          
        Huss Livestock Market LLC - Kearney                                
        Lexington Livestock Market - Lexington                             
        Loup City Commission Co. � Loup City                               
        Sheridan Livestock Auction Co. - Rushville                         
        Tri-State Livestock Auction - McCook                               
        Valentine Livestock Auction - Valentine                            

Receipts: 19,254       Last Week 25,283       Last Year 25,817 

   Compared to last week, steers under 700 lbs sold 4.00 to 5.00 lower, 700 
to 900 lbs sold steady with weights over 900 lbs trending 3.00 lower. 
Heifers under 600 lbs sold 4.00 to 5.00 lower over 600 lbs sold mostly 
steady. Demand was moderate to good throughout the week. Looking over the 
report one can see a lot of variety on hand at all reporting auctions. The 
report last year told a similar story but a lot more replacement heifers 
were noted. Nebraska slaughter cattle market traded steady on the week at 
127.00 live and 204.00 dressed. This week auction volume comprised of 58 
percent steers with 86 percent of the run over 600 lbs. 

                     Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1                      
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         13   388-389      389    199.00-220.00     207.06                 
         31   426-447      432    209.00-218.00     214.32                 
        102   453-494      477    187.50-211.00     200.29                 
         27     458        458       228.50         228.50 Fancy           
         10     474        474       215.00         215.00 Thin Fleshed    
        221   509-540      530    179.00-210.50     195.85                 
         61   504-514      512    186.00-188.00     186.58 Fleshy          
         36   512-532      520    202.00-208.00     205.29 Thin Fleshed    
        192   550-592      573    175.50-208.00     185.34                 
        294   551-565      560       208.00         208.00 Fancy           
         15     563        563       180.00         180.00 Fleshy          
        912   600-649      624    167.50-189.50     183.37                 
          5     627        627       157.00         157.00 Calves          
         59   612-634      627    164.50-176.50     172.41 Fleshy          
        898   653-697      677    153.00-179.00     169.93                 
         90     685        685       158.00         158.00 Full            
         26     665        665       175.50         175.50 Thin Fleshed    
        817   700-749      723    142.00-169.75     160.24                 
         99   733-748      747    145.00-146.00     145.92 Fleshy          
         93     701        701       166.75         166.75 Thin Fleshed    
       1165   750-798      772    148.00-162.00     153.15                 
        176     775        775       162.50         162.50 Fancy           
         56   750-766      758    147.00-148.50     147.87 Fleshy          
        682   800-845      820    138.25-150.50     147.01                 
        200   801-827      816    135.00-145.75     141.53 Fleshy          
        949   850-895      875    136.50-150.50     142.14                 
        526     860        860       157.00         157.00 Fancy           
        173   854-887      861    130.00-139.75     137.16 Fleshy          
        328   909-938      923    132.25-139.50     137.70                 
        158   908-932      914    132.50-135.50     134.71 Fleshy          
        363   954-982      966    133.00-142.00     139.14                 
         89    1008       1008       129.50         129.50 Fleshy          
         12    1095       1095       126.75         126.75                 

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         10     434        434       210.00         210.00 Thin Fleshed    
         10   462-468      464    167.00-169.00     168.39                 
         59   510-546      537    164.50-197.75     185.30                 
         31     519        519       183.00         183.00 Thin Fleshed    
         20   570-590      584    164.00-173.00     169.19                 
          7     577        577       155.00         155.00 Fleshy          
         23     566        566       184.00         184.00 Thin Fleshed    
         69   600-646      620    161.00-171.00     165.97                 
         40   662-680      676    158.75-161.50     160.60                 
         16     667        667       167.50         167.50 Thin Fleshed    
         61   704-743      737    145.00-153.50     146.89                 
         55   827-829      827    135.00-139.50     138.76                 
        162   918-948      927    132.25-132.50     132.33                 
          9     983        983       120.00         120.00                 

                     Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2                      
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         23     488        488       152.00         152.00                 
          7     517        517       151.00         151.00                 
         22   569-592      577    142.00-145.00     143.88                 

                      Feeder Holstein Steers Large 3                       
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
        129     908        908        84.00          84.00                 

                     Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         73   402-448      419    172.00-200.00     186.78                 
        134   452-497      483    160.00-183.00     174.99                 
         37   453-463      457    186.00-187.00     186.41 Thin Fleshed    
        422   501-549      528    158.00-182.00     172.79                 
         73     529        529       180.75         180.75 Thin Fleshed    
        473   552-599      577    152.50-173.50     164.90                 
        789   600-648      623    142.00-167.00     158.53                 
         24   623-648      642    149.00-153.00     152.03 Fleshy          
       1150   650-698      671    139.50-159.00     150.79                 
         51   662-691      675    140.00-141.50     140.39 Fleshy          
         43   664-665      665    166.00-170.00     167.39 Replacement     
        750   700-746      719    135.00-145.25     142.13                 
         21   706-735      725    134.25-139.00     135.79 Fleshy          
        324   700-744      724    142.25-163.00     153.04 Replacement     
        586   750-799      781    130.00-142.00     136.12                 
        301   786-797      794    140.25-142.75     142.22 Fancy           
         95   775-789      781    134.25-137.00     135.45 Fleshy          
         36     782        782       147.50         147.50 Replacement     
        282   800-846      831    130.00-135.00     132.75                 
        134     801        801       143.00         143.00 Fancy           
         13     833        833       128.00         128.00 Fleshy          
        271   853-897      873    132.00-136.50     135.59                 
         27     872        872       133.00         133.00 Replacement     
        102   915-940      920    127.00-132.00     130.58                 
        114   909-915      910    120.50-129.75     125.81 Fleshy          
        177     953        953       128.50         128.50                 
         12    1024       1024       128.00         128.00                 

                    Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         14   406-419      413    170.00-171.00     170.42                 
          9     405        405       183.00         183.00 Thin Fleshed    
         56   451-497      484    159.00-168.00     165.18                 
          9     542        542       142.75         142.75 Fleshy          
         22     536        536       176.50         176.50 Thin Fleshed    
         89   554-595      570    145.00-160.75     157.06                 
        178   614-649      640    135.00-154.00     149.65                 
         12   655-683      667       139.00         139.00                 
         24   715-740      727    129.00-133.00     130.86                 
          5     793        793       129.00         129.00 

Bred Cows: Large 1-2: 2 yrs old 1400 lbs 2nd trimester 1200.00. 3-4 yrs 
old 1175-1220 lbs 2nd trimester 1125.00-1150.00. Solid mouth 1600 lbs 3rd 
trimester 1000.00, 1390-1872 lbs 2nd trimester 925.00-1075.00. 

Cow/calf Pairs: Large 1-2: Solid Mouth 1600 lbs with 250 lbs calves 
1670.00. Running Age: 1500 lbs with 175 lbs calves 1200.00

Slaughter Cows:                                                        
           Lean     Weight       Bulk        High Dress    Low Dress   
Breaking   70-80   1560-1880   65.00-70.00                 61.00-64.00
Boning     80-85   1270-1660   66.00-72.00                 63.00-65.00 
Lean       85-90    805-1600   62.00-69.00   72.00-75.00   55.00-58.00 

Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1650-2670 lbs 85.00-93.00, high dressing 98.00-
102.00, low dressing 76.00-77.00  

Open or Unchecked Stocker and Feeder Cows: Medium and Large 1-2: 2 yrs 
old 765 lbs 115.00 Thin Fleshed; 870-1160 lbs 106.00-113.00. Heiferetts 
995-1330 lbs 80.00-89.00, pkg 1685 lbs 97.50 Fancy. Feeding cows 1250-
1735 lbs 65.00-69.00.     
                
                         
Source:  USDA-NE Dept of Ag Market News, Kearney, NE 
         Tom Walthers, Market Reporter (308) 390-5399
          24 Hour Market Report 307-532-7200
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