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Superior Livestock's Labor Day Sale Saw Steady to Higher Money Across the US

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 06:00:18 CDT

Superior Livestock's Labor Day Sale Saw Steady to Higher Money Across the US Superior Livestock Auction ended their summer sales tour back in Fort Worth, Texas with their Labor Day offering broadcast live from the Superior Livestock Studio. Cattle producers offered 50,000 head of calves, yearlings and breeding stock from 28 states for this auction with cattle selling on contracts to deliver immediately through the end of February 2018. As outside market pressures and natural disasters continued to play a large roll in daily trading; all eyes were on Superior to see if they could yet again deliver a strong offering. As seen all summer long Superiorís reputation, buyer base and value added programs did not disappoint; producers consigning saw deserved premiums and set the bar again for the futures market.

Yearling steers from regions 3, 4, 5 and 6 were steady while yearling heifers from the same regions were $2-$4 higher. Yearling steers from regions 1 and 2 were steady to $2 higher and yearling heifers from these regions saw an increase of $4 to $5 higher. Weaned steer calves from regions 3, 4, 5 and 6 saw a substantial increase of $3 to $5 while those weaned heifer calves remained steady. Calves on cows from regions 3, 4, 5, and 6 also remained steady from Superiorís last offering. Region 1 and 2 weaned steer calves under 550 lbs saw a dramatic increase of $7 to $10 higher and weaned steer calves over 550 lbs were steady. Weaned heifer calves from regions 1 and 2 saw a similar performance with calves under 500 lbs seeing an increase of $5 to $8 higher and weaned heifer calves over 500 lbs remaining steady. Region 1 and 2 calves on cows under 525 lbs saw an increase of $8 to $10 higher and calves on cows from the same regions over 525 lbs. remained steady.

Join Superior Livestock for their next offering, Superiorís September 28th Video Auction broadcast live from Superior Livestockís Studio in Fort Worth, Texas. Superior Livestockís newest online timed auction format, Country Page Countdown, will host their next offering on September 21st on superiorclicktobid.com. For more information please visit www.superiorlivestock.com. For a buyersí number or more information on becoming a consigner please call our Fort Worth office at 800-422-2117.

Superior is the largest livestock auction in the United States and markets well over one million head of cattle annually. With over 400 representatives located throughout the United States, Superior provides a complete national marketing network that serves both buyers and sellers. Superior Livestock is proud to announce that 2017 celebrates 30 years of serving the livestock industry.



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