The Ft. Pierre Livestock Auction, Fort Pierre SD, reported receipts of 7,580 head of cattle Oct. 18, compared with 5,760 head last week and 9,018 head last year, according to the USDA Market News Service, Sioux Falls, SD.

Steer and heifer calves were steady. Yearling offerings were steady to firm. Steers made up 63% and heifers 37% of the total run. Thirteen percent of the feeder cattle were over 600 pounds.

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