The Hub City Livestock Auction, Aberdeen, S.D., reported receipts of 3,438 head May 18, compared to 2,175 head last week and 2,880 head last year, according to the USDA Market News Service, Sioux Falls, S.D.

Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers sold steady. Offerings were mostly in load lots with many of the strings carrying plenty of condition. Steers made up 31% of the run, heifers 69%, with 97% over 600 pounds.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 6 head, 343 lbs., 173.00 thin; 8 head, 552 lbs., 147.00; 5 head, 628 lbs., 136.00; 676 to 682 lbs., 125.00; 43 head, 721 lbs., 119.50; 773 to 797 lbs., 117.80 to 118.00 (117.89); 860 to 861 lbs., 114.70; 904 to 933 lbs., 104.50 to 108.25 (105.85); 8 head, 993 lbs., 97.50 fleshy; 1091 to 1098 lbs., 95.00. Medium and large frame 1 and 2, 6 head, 560 lbs., 138.00; 772 to 792 lbs., 113.50 to 115.85 (114.88); 16 head, 827 to 831 lbs., 109.00. Large frame 1, 27 head, 929 lbs., 104.25 to 104.75 (104.44); 58 head, 971 lbs., 100.50; 6 head, 1027 lbs., 94.50.

Feeder Holstein steers: Large frame 3, 12 head, 532 lbs., 107.00; 7 head, 658 lbs., 99.50; 8 head, 772 lbs., 93.00.

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 7 head, 354 lbs., 153.00; 5 head, 473 lbs., 134.00; 13 head, 569 to 589 lbs., 127.00 to 129.50 (128.32); 663 to 680 lbs., 116.00 to 121.00 (117.05); 765 to 780 lbs., 110.20 to 110.75 (110.33); 72 head, 794 lbs., 97.00 fleshy; 805 to 847 lbs., 101.00 to 104.50 (102.17); 856 to 884 lbs., 100.00 to 105.50 (101.70); 856 to 885 lbs., 96.50 to 100.25 (99.49) fleshy; 31 head, 881 lbs., 103.00 replacement; 911 to 939 lbs., 99.10 to 100.80 (100.11); 923 to 925 lbs., 96.00 to 96.75 (96.44) fleshy; 15 head, 912 lbs., 103.50 replacement. Medium and large frame 1 and 2, 15 head, 440 lbs., 152.00 thin; 25 head, 696 lbs., 114.25. Medium and large frame 2, 11 head, 647 lbs., 121.00 thin. Large frame 1, 42 head, 835 lbs., 106.25.

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