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  • By Jeneen Wiche

  • December 20, 2017

    Cattle Receipts: 242
    Last Week: 485
    Last Year: 92

    Compared to the previous sale: Feeder steers and heifers steady on a light supply, slaughter cows $3-$4 higher, bulls $2-$3 higher on a light test.

    The next sale will be today, Jan. 3.

  • By Jeneen Wiche

  • Dec. 13, 2017

    Cattle Receipts: 485
    Last Week: 681
    Last Year: 781

    Compared to Last Week: Feeder steers and heifers sold steady, slaughter cows $2-$4 higher, no test on bulls.

    Feeders: 436
    Slaughter: 38
    Replacements: 11

  • By Jeneen Wiche

  • December 6, 2017

    Cattle Receipts: 681
    Last Week: 836
    Last Year: 886

    Compared to the previous sale: Weened and better quality feeder steers and heifers sold $4-$5 lower, unweened and plainer cattle sharply lower, slaughter cows $4-$5 lower, no test on bulls.

    Feeders: 620
    Slaughter: 52
    Replacements: 9

  • By Jeneen Wiche

  • Nov. 29, 2017

    Cattle Receipts: 836
    Last Week: 262
    Last Year: 815

    Compared to Last Week: no tends due to the Thanksgiving holiday, but a steady undertone noted on feeder cattle and slaughter bulls, lower undertone on cows.

    Feeders: 749
    Slaughter: 83
    Replacements: 7

  • By Jeneen Wiche

  • Nov. 22, 2017

    Cattle Receipts: 262
    Last Week: 585
    Last Year: 418

    Compared to last week: No trends due to last week’s sale not reported because of reporter illness.

    Today’s sale was the regular Thanksgiving stock cow sale making up 64 percent of the sale.

    Feeders: 40
    Slaughter: 55
    Replacements: 167

  • By Jeneen Wiche

  • Nov. 15, 2017

    Cattle Receipts: 504
    Last Week: 835
    Last Year: 554

    Compared to last week: Mostly steady, some $1-$2 higher, unweaned and plainer cattle $3-$4 lower. Heifers under 500 lbs. sharply lower, over steady to $1 higher, unweaned $3-$5 lower, some sharply lower. Slaughter cows and bulls $3-$4 lower.

    Feeders: 452
    Slaughter: 44
    Replacements: 8

  • By Jeneen Wiche
    N-H Columnist

  • Nov. 8, 2017

    Cattle Receipts: 504
    Nov. 1: 835
    Last Year: 554

    Compared to last week: Mostly steady, some $1-$2 higher, unweened and plainer cattle $3-$4 lower. Heifers under 500 lbs. sharply lower, over steady to $1 higher, unweened $3-$5 lower, some sharply lower. Slaughter cows and bulls $3-$4 lower.

    Feeders: 452
    Slaughter: 44
    Replacements: 8

  • By Jeneen Wiche

  • Nov. 1, 2017

    Cattle Receipts: 835
    Last Week: 615
    Last Year: 647

    Compared to last week: Weened feeder steers sold $3-$4 higher, unweened $3-$4 lower, average and plainer unweened cattle sharply lower. Weened heifers under 500 lbs. $1-$3 lower, over 500 lbs. $2-$3 higher, unweened cattle $3-$5 lower, average and plainer cattle sharply lower. Slaughter cows and bulls $2-$3 lower.

    Feeders: 756

  • By Jeneen Wiche

  • Oct. 25, 2017

    Cattle Receipts: 615
    Last Week: 803
    Last Year: 580

    Compared to Last Week:
    Feeder steers sold mostly steady to $2 higher, heifers under 600 lbs. steady, over 600 lbs. mostly steady to $2 higher, slaughter cows steady, bulls steady on a very limited test.

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  • By Jeneen Wiche