South Dakota Livestock Sales, Watertown, reported receipts of 1,800 head of cattle Jan. 17, compared with 2,850 head last week and 1,180 head last year, according to the USDA Market News Service, Sioux Falls, SD.

Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers were steady. Demand was good. Steers made up 64% of the run and heifers 46%. Offerings over 600 pounds totaled 65% of the supply.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 448 lbs., 110.00; 480 lbs., 105.30; 513 lbs., 105.75; 505 lbs., fleshy, 100.28; 573 lbs., 103.72; 626 lbs., 94.55; 639 lbs., fleshy, 89.75; 688 lbs., 90.89; 721 lbs., 88.30; 778 lbs., 88.10; 809 lbs., 86.36; 887 lbs., 87.17; 927 lbs., 86.25. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 580 lbs., 94.16. Holsteins, large frame 3, 589 lbs., 73.75.

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 327 lbs., 113.00; 423 lbs., 105.73; 468 lbs., 100.59; 523 lbs., 93.42; 526 lbs., fleshy, 89.00; 571 lbs., 90.15; 557 lbs., fancy, 95.00; 629 lbs., 87.98; 637 lbs., fleshy, 82.00; 679 lbs., 85.36; 667 lbs., fleshy, 81.44; 721 lbs., 85.17; 806 lbs., 84.35; 877 lbs., 80.00; 967 lbs., fleshy, 77.85.

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