I hope you all had a chance to enjoy Father’s Day weekend. We started ours Friday night in Panama with their annual parish auction. Super crowd and nearly $45,000 was raised. Please note we will have our weekly auction on Tues, July 3rd, same times as normal. After that auction on Tues, the 3rd we will head to Westphalia for their annual parish auction. Always a good time!!


Fed Cattle/Weigh Cows Tues, June 12th:

USDA called the fed cattle higher. Front end choice/prime cattle are being met with great acceptance. If you have fed cattle to market please give us a call, we'd love to stop out and take a look. Weigh cows were steady at best. Those runs continue to be strong.

Fat Cattle (277 head):

Str. Top - $117.25
Str. Choice - $114-$117.25
Str. Select/Choice - $107-$112
2-Ways - $116-$118
Hfr. Top - $117
Hfr. Choice - $114-$117
Hfr. Select/Choice - $107-$111
2-Ways - $no test
Choice Holsteins - $no test
Select Holsteins - $no test
Fat Hfrts. - $80-$94
Weigh Cows 453 head):
Top Cows: $65-$72
Bulk: $57-$64
Low Yield: $47-$55
Premium Bulls: $88-$94

Bulk of Bulls: $83-$90
Cutting Bulls: $90-$110
Preg open hfrs: $100-$110
Hfrts: $70-$85


Bred Female Auction, Tues, June 5h:

Tuesday's cow auction created one of our largest weekly auctions in several years. Over  650 Cow/Calf pairs, 400 bred Cows and 111 breeding bulls, in addition to near 1000 head of market stock went through our ring. Demand remained strong throughout the day and was very much supported by strong internet trade all day. One Nebraska buyer purchased 4 loads of pairs over the internet.
Frontend Young Pairs: $1800-$2150
Balance of Young Pairs: $1500-$1750
Med Age Pairs: $1300-$1750.00
Aged Pairs: $1200-$1500.00
Young Springers/Fall Calvers: $1200-$1400.00
We saw a nice Breeding Bull trade with the 2J Angus bulls averaging over $2100. We've been involved in the cow business our whole life and completely enjoy helping you in the marketing process of them.  

Next Bred Cow Special
Tuesday, July 10th.

Feeder Cattle Auction Fri, June 1st:

We had a smaller run of feeders on Friday consisting mostly of fall calves. The market on the light calves has been fantastic with 7 wt. strs into the mid-$160 range. We are working on a calf/yrlg special on Fri, June 29th.