The St. Onge Livestock Co., Ltd., St.Onge, SD, reported receipts of 564 head of cattle June 23, compared to 739 head last week and 850 head last year, according to the USDA Market News Service, Rapid City, SD.

There was no test on feeder cattle, due to light receipts. About half of the feeders were sold in singles and pairs. Feeders were about 10% of the run. Slaughter cows were fully steady to $1 higher than last week. Slaughter cows were attractive native cows and had dressing percentage that buyers wanted. Slaughter bulls were steady. Slaughter cows were about 50% of the run, slaughter bulls 10%, feeder bulls 10%, feeding cows 15% and the balance baby calves and pairs.

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 650 to 688 lbs., 87.50 to 90.50 (89.75).

Slaughter cows: Boners, 80 to 85% lean, 1010 to 1665 lbs., 41.00 to 45.50; high dressing, 1160 to 1650 lbs., 46.00 to 47.00. Lean, 85 to 90%, 920 to 1330 lbs., 39.00 to 44.50; high dressing, 1115 to 1265 lbs., 45.00 to 45.50; low dressing, 925 to 1335 lbs., 32.50 to 37.50.

Cows back to the country: Medium and large frame 1 and 2, heiferettes, 51.50 to 69.00. Feeding cows, 39.50 to 49.00.

Feeding bulls: 1125 to 1245 lbs., 58.50 to 62.00.

Slaughter bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, 1335 to 2410 lbs., 49.25 to 58.75.

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