East Texas Ag News: All cattle prices higher this week

East Texas Ag News: Livestock Report

EAST TEXAS (KLTV/KTRE) - All weight class averages of both feeder steers and heifers that weighed 400 pounds or less ended around $8 to $10 higher compared to last week’s market figures.

Those classes of feeder steers and heifers over 400 pounds finished the week roughly $3 to $5 higher, according to the East Texas Livestock Weekly Market Report out of Crockett.

The demand for slaughter cows was stronger which lead to a $4 increase to last week. And slaughter bulls finished $3 higher.

The market report says buyer aggression was brisk with the demand strong on all classes of feeder cattle fueled by 21 feeder calf buyers represented.

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