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River Creek Farms - 32nd Annual "Built to Work" SimAngus Bull Sale

Live Event Started: 2/9/22 1:00 PM (CST)

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Joe Mertz or Abram Mertz
7160 Zeandale Road
Manhattan, KS 66502
(785) 458-9494
(785) 456-3986

Auction Location

Manhattan Commission Co
8424 East Highway 24
Manhattan, KS 66502

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NATIONAL CATTLE TRACKER: The largest steer and heifer string sold on Wednesday was 348 steers (720#) from El Reno, Oklahoma at $184.25. The second largest string was 283 steers (1016#) from El Reno, Oklahoma at $159.50
TODAY'S AG WEATHER: On the Plains, heat remains a dominant factor, despite a few showers affecting northern and southern fringes of the region
NATIONAL STEER TRACKER: The largest steer string sold on Wednesday on the National Steer Tracker (700-899#) was 348 steers (720#) from El Reno, Oklahoma at $184.25. The average price for the top 10 steer strings sold on Wednesday was $181.80, compared to $179.54 on Tuesday
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NATIONAL CALF TRACKER: The largest calf string sold on Wednesday was 58 steers (462#) from Coffeyville, Kansas at $214.50. The average price paid on Wednesday for the top 10 calf strings was $205.55, compared to $186.83 on Tuesday
U.S. CATTLE REPORT: Retail beef prices record high but same as last month; Few live sales in Nebraska at $146; 348 steers (720#) from OKC West at $184.25 (top 3 steer sales at OKC West so far in 2022); Boxed beef drops under $265; Feeders bounce back from Tuesday
OKC WEST: The largest string sold this week at OKC West was 348 steers (720#) at $184.25. The second largest string was 283 steers (1016#) at $159.50
Short Range Weather: .Heavy rain and flash flooding threat continues along the Gulf Coast and across portions of the Mississippi Valley, Great Lakes and Ohio Valley
CATTLE MARKETS: Cash trade saw increased activity in the north, with the south still untraded for the week. Northern activity was between $139-$146, with the higher trade into the western corn belt (Schwieterman)
CORN MARKETS: We have some weather concerns in the US and some growing concerns in Europe, but we also have a supply and demand report tomorrow that will probably keep traders from being too aggressive today (Schwieterman)
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