Feeder cattle continue to move through auction barns across the Northern Plains. There is good demand for high quality, long-time weaned calves with moderate flesh condition. Stockmen’s Livestock Exchange at Dickinson, North Dakota had approximately 3,000 head at Thursday’s sale. The 600-to-650 pound steers sold averaged $158 per hundredweight, $11 higher from last week. Feeder steers under 750 pounds at Napoleon Livestock Auction were $5-to-$10 higher, ranging $146-to-$152 per hundredweight with 3,400 head of cattle selling. Hub City Livestock in Aberdeen, South Dakota sold over 4,900 head, with 650- to-750 pound steers bringing $140-to-$147 per hundredweight. That’s $2 higher from last week. The Thursday sale at Mitchell Livestock Auction featured 4,600 head. The 550-to-700 pound steers were steady to $3 higher. Find the latest feeder and replacement cattle auction reports here.
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