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Feeder cattle numbers down

Test auctions showed more than 25,000 fewer head than the week before.

Feeder cattle numbers at the test auctions dropped quite a bit and were 27,000 head lower than last week on the heels of that big drop in prices last week.  However prices did rebound some this week and were mostly steady to 3 higher but also some lower prices.

Cow numbers at the test auctions were very similar to last week with 11,200 head but starting to see more bred cows being sold.  Slaughter cow price were either side of steady from 1 lower to 1 higher.

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