Sales of all weights were stronger this week, the further north one traveled. Yearlings continued to set new records at many local auctions and light seven-weight steers pushed above a buck seventy at several barns. Even those calves with a high likelihood of sickness saw an increase in prices.
Source: MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Jefferson City, MO
Tony Hancock, Market Reporter, (573) 751-5618