Ag market report: Sept. 27, 2022
Riverton Livestock Auction feeder cattle sales report for Tuesday, Sept. 27. Sales take place weekly now. This week: 1,817. Last sale: 605. Last year: 2,947. Compared to last Tuesday sale, slaughter cows steady instances 2.00-3.00 lower, slaughter bulls not as attractive as last week 3.00-4.00 lower with light offering of cows returning to feed. Yearling steers 4.00-5.00 higher, heifers mostly steady. Good offering feeder calves with steers and heifers calves higher overtones noted with no true comparisons available. Demand good with good buyer participation and attendance. Supply included: 89 percent feeder cattle (43 percent steers, 56 percent heifers, 1 percent bulls); 10 percent slaughter cattle (72 percent cows, 28 percent bulls); 1 percent replacement cattle (100 percent stock cows). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs. was 35 percent.