Billings, Montana  - ( Public Auction Yards ) - February 2, 2023

Sell Market

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Replacement Market

Billings, MT Thu Feb, 02 2023 Public Auction Yards Livestock Cattle Auction - Billings, MT (Wed) Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 2/01/2023 Current Previous Year Ago —————————— —————————— —————————— Total 227 649 842 Feeder Cattle 156 375 0 Slaughter Cattle 49 219 356 Replacement Cattle 22 55 486 Compared to last week: Todays sale was very light on reciepts due to extremely cold weather over the last few days. Feeder cattle were all too lightly tested to develop any market trend. Several consignments of corriente cross cattle were seen today. Feeder cattle quality was mostly plain. Demand was light to moderate. Market activity was slow to moderate. Weigh up cows sold on mostly good to very good demand for light offerings. Packer buyers showed significanly stronger demand for slaughter cows this sale as they bid on very limited offerings. Slaughter cows were too lightly tested to trend, however higher to sharply higher undertones were noticed. Slaughter bulls were too lightly tested to trend, however higher undertones were noticed. Young age cows suitable to feed or rebreed were too lightly tested to develop a full market trend, higher undertones were noticed as slaughter buyers pushed all offerings higher. Steers Medium and Large 1 Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 4 443 443 240.00 240.00 8 510-526 524 212.00-214.00 212.24 Steers Medium and Large 2 Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 3 753 753 148.00 148.00 Steers Medium 2 Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 5 635 635 137.00 137.00 Steers Small and Medium 2-3 Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 17 636 636 71.00 71.00 19 660-663 661 70.00-71.00 70.47 31 747 747 71.00 71.00 Heifers Medium and Large 1 Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 5 510-515 514 190.00-201.00 198.82 Heifers Medium and Large 2 Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 5 772 772 109.00 109.00 Heifers Medium 1 Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 7 379 379 185.00 185.00 9 467 467 174.00 174.00 Heifers Small and Medium 2-3 Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 8 581 581 50.00 50.00 4 734 734 60.00 60.00 Bulls Medium and Large 1 Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 3 905 905 117.00 117.00 Bulls Large 1 Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 3 1227 1227 109.00 109.00 Slaughter Bulls Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 2 1190-1215 1203 85.00-91.00 87.97 Return to Feed, Low Dressing 1 1325 1325 72.00 72.00 Light Weight, Low Dressing 4 1875-2285 2084 98.00-110.00 105.09 Slaughter Cows Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 1 935 935 67.00 67.00 Return to Feed, Lean, Low Dressing 1 945 945 73.00 73.00 Light Weight, Lean 6 1205-1214 1213 81.00-83.00 81.33 Return to Feed, Lean 2 1190-1240 1215 75.00-76.00 75.49 Lean, Low Dressing 4 1175-1290 1261 83.00-85.50 84.92 Lean 4 1395-1412 1408 75.00-76.00 75.75 Boner, Low Dressing 9 1395-1565 1444 80.00-84.00 81.93 Boner 3 1618-1680 1639 75.00-79.50 77.96 Breaker, Low Dressing 1 1760 1760 84.50 84.50 Premium White 2 1783 1783 82.00 82.00 Breaker 6 1868 1868 83.50 83.50 Premium White, Low Dressing 1 2015 2015 77.00 77.00 Heavy Weight, Premium White, Low Dressing Stock Cows Medium and Large 1 Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 8 828-835 832 147.00 147.00 (<2 yrs), Open 5 808-1540 1132 85.50-106.00 92.44 Young, Open Stock Cows Medium and Large 1-2 Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 3 777 777 80.00 80.00 Young, Open