The Faith Livestock Commission Co., Faith, S.D., reported receipts of 2,410 head Nov. 8, compared to 7,345 head last week and 3,467 head last year, according to the USDA-South Dakota Department of Agriculture Market News, Sioux Falls, S.D.

Compared to last week, much lighter offering. Feeder steers sold steady except those weighing 500 to 550 pounds were $2 to $3 lower. Feeder heifers under 500 pounds were $1 to $2 higher, over 500 pounds were $2 to $3 lower. Good demand for this moderate offering of feeder calves. The offering consisted of 25% over 600 pounds, 64% steers, 36% heifers.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 8 head, 307 lbs., 161.00; 18 head, 360 to 383 lbs., 153.00 to 164.00 (157.12); 413 to 449 lbs., 142.00 to 148.00 (143.55); 454 to 496 lbs., 127.50 to 134.00 (132.54); 507 to 548 lbs., 122.00 to 127.75 (125.85); 551 to 582 lbs., 119.25 to 127.25 (123.50); 604 to 649 lbs., 117.25 to 121.50 (120.17) calves; 78 head, 669 lbs., 119.50 calves; 707 to 709 lbs., 110.50 to 111.50 (110.89) calves. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 13 head, 486 to 490 lbs., 124.00 to 126.00 (125.54); 13 head, 543 lbs., 119.00; 569 to 575 lbs., 115.00 to 116.75 (115.77); 9 head, 629 lbs., 112.50; 602 to 614 lbs., 114.75 to 115.75 (115.60) calves; 44 head, 745 lbs., 113.00.

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 382 to 396 lbs., 117.00 to 123.50 (120.94); 401 to 445 lbs., 120.00 to 125.50 (123.23); 459 to 492 lbs., 121.00 to 125.00 (123.63); 500 to 549 lbs., 109.75 to 119.25 (115.47); 27 head, 510 lbs., 122.00 replacement; 550 to 599 lbs., 107.00 to 111.50 (109.37); 16 head, 567 lbs., 124.00 replacement; 611 to 619 lbs., 103.75 to 105.50 (105.13) calves; 663 to 692 lbs., 102.75 to 103.00 (102.86) calves; 15 head, 872 lbs., 105.00. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 8 head, 439 lbs., 110.00; 450 to 491 lbs., 112.50 to 118.00 (115.52); 20 head, 733 lbs., 105.00.

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