Head of cattle for the week of May 5 — 290.

The feeder calf market is trying its best to hang in there with feeder classes under 600 pounds fully steady and classes over 600 pounds $1-$3 lower. Butcher cows and bulls were $2-$3 higher.

Feeder Classes

Bulls and Steers: 200-300 pounds, medium & large No. 1, n/a; medium & large No. 2, $1.30-$1.45; 300-400 pounds, medium & large No. 1, $1.50-$1.67; medium & large No. 2,  $1.30-$1.50; 400-500 pounds, medium & large No. 1, $1.35-$1.50; medium & large No. 2, $1.16-$1.34; 500-600 pounds, medium & large No. 1, $1.20-$1.35; medium & large No. 2, $1.10-$1.20; 600-700 pounds, medium & large No. 1, n/a; medium & large No. 2, $1-$1.18; 700-800 pounds, medium & large No. 1, $1.08-$1.13; medium & large No. 2,  $0.85-$1.05.    

Heifers: 200-300 pounds, medium & large No. 1, n/a; medium & large No. 2, $1.20-$1.35; 300-400 pounds, medium & large No. 1, $1.25-$1.35; medium & large No. 2, $1.08-$1.25; 400-500 pounds, medium & large No. 1, $1.22-$1.34; medium & large No. 2, $1.05-$1.20; 500-600 pounds, medium & large No. 1, $1.10-$1.24; medium & large No. 2, $1-$1.10; 600-700 pounds, medium & large No. 1, $1-$1.09; medium & large No. 2, $0.90-$1; 700-800 pounds, medium & large No. 1, $0.92-$1; medium & large No. 2, $0.80-$0.92.    

Slaughter Classes

Cows: breakers, high dressing, $0.54-$0.56; low dressing, $0.51; boners, high dressing, $0.59-$0.63; low dressing, $0.50-$0.58; lean, high dressing, $0.48-$0.52; low dressing, $0.38-$0.45.

Bulls: high dressing, $0.88-$0.95; low dressing, $0.70-$0.85.    

Replacement Cows

Bred: young, $850-$1,225; middle-aged, $630-$770.

Pairs: young, n/a; middle-aged to aged, $850.

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