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.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.