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Wardensville Bull Test - 55th Annual Sale

Live Event Started: 3/24/22 11:00 AM (CDT)

Seller Contact Information

Kevin Shaffer
51 Greystone Court
Belington, WV 26250
(304) 669-1598

Auction Location

WVU Reymann Memorial Farm
1695 State Route 259 North
Wardensville, WV 26851

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NATIONAL CALF TRACKER: The largest calf string sold this week was 95 steers (473#) from Gainesville, Missouri at $219.50. The average price paid this week for the top 10 calf strings was $199.03, compared to $202.33 last week
LIVESTOCK COMMENTS: The CME Feeder Cattle index price has increased $13 per hundredweight since the first day of July and $25 per hundred-weight since the first day of June. That put the reading of the CME Feeder Cattle index just over $178 earlier this week, which values an 800 pound steer at $1,424 per head. This is the highest index reading since November 2015
NATIONAL STEER TRACKER: The largest steer string (700-899#) sold this week was 348 steers (720#) from El Reno, Oklahoma at $184.25. The average price for the top 10 steer strings sold this week was $183.00, compared to $181.21 last week
NATIONAL CATTLE TRACKER: The largest steer and heifer string sold this week was 348 steers (720#) from El Reno, Oklahoma at $184.25. The second largest string was 283 steers (1016#) from El Reno, Oklahoma at $159.50
USDA CROP PRODUCTION: Soybean Production Up 2 Percent from 2021; Cotton Production Down 28 Percent from 2021
USDA Crop Production Comments: The 2021 corn planted area is estimated at 89.8 million acres, down less than 1 percent from the June estimate and down 4 percent from 2021
Boxed Beef PM: Choice: $263.37 (+0.27) Select: $239.59 (+2.13); Ch/Se Spread: $23.78; Total Loads: 89 compared to 103 on Thursday (Choice down $2.87 since Monday)
U.S. CATTLE REPORT: Great week for cattle trade, feeder sales; Corn up 48 cents since August 3rd; Boxed beef down $2.87 since Monday; Cattle weights down 2 lbs this week, down 12 lbs from last year
BEEF PRODUCTION: Weekly production reported at 524.5 million pounds, down 0.7% from last week, up 0.8% from last year (EWMP)
CATTLE WEIGHTS: Live weights reported this week at 1,343 lbs., down 2 lbs. from last week, down 12 lbs. from last year (EWMP)
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