The South Dakota Livestock Sales, Watertown, S.D., reported receipts of 1,650 head March 21, compared to 2,030 head last week and 900 head last year, according to the USDA-South Dakota Department of Agriculture Market News, Sioux Falls, S.D.

Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers sold unevenly. Feeders under 700 pounds sold steady to $1 lower. Feeders over 750 pounds sold $1 to $2 higher. The offering included 55% feeder steers, 45% feeder heifers, with 90% feeders over 600 pounds.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 9 head, 503 lbs., 130.00; 28 head, 598 lbs., 120.25; 655 to 681 lbs., 107.00 to 112.00 (110.12) calves; 721 to 746 lbs., 105.25 to 108.50 (107.58) calves; 775 to 793 lbs., 101.25 to 103.30 (103.03); 17 head, 754 to 764 lbs., 104.00 to 105.50 (104.98) calves; 811 to 845 lbs., 98.50 to 100.25 (99.24); 863 to 899 lbs., 95.50 to 99.30 (98.40); 900 to 949 lbs., 94.60 to 98.00 (96.53); 7 head, 1005 lbs., 94.50. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 13 head, 493 lbs., 117.00; 12 head, 591 lbs., 113.00; 5 head, 623 lbs., 111.50 calves; 657 to 694 lbs., 94.50 to 103.50 (98.92) calves; 6 head, 764 lbs., 96.00 calves; 10 head, 840 to 848 lbs., 92.50; 17 head, 867 to 885 lbs., 89.50 to 93.00 (90.13). Medium frame 1 to 2, 7 head, 803 lbs., 85.50; 5 head, 887 lbs., 85.50.

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 11 head, 490 lbs., 113.00; 572 to 585 lbs., 108.25 to 110.75 (110.20); 605 to 628 lbs., 103.50 to 104.00 (103.61) calves; 659 to 673 lbs., 96.00 to 99.25 (98.48) calves; 702 to 746 lbs., 94.25 to 100.50 (96.21) calves; 750 to 769 lbs., 94.00 to 95.00 (94.38) calves; 17 head, 979 to 995 lbs., 92.25 to 94.75 (93.88). Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 6 head, 485 lbs., 108.50; 5 head, 572 lbs., 104.00; 655 to 695 lbs., 93.00 to 99.50 (97.80) calves; 807 to 832 lbs., 89.50 to 92.50 (91.56); 850 to 878 lbs., 91.00 to 92.30 (91.84); 34 head, 903 lbs., 91.70; 5 head, 986 lbs., 89.25; 9 head, 1050 lbs., 87.75. Medium and large frame 2, 6 head, 660 lbs., 99.25 calves.

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