Canfax reports 12,764 head of cattle were sold in Saskatchewan last week—2500 more than the previous week.
Steer prices were mixed with the heavier weight classes show some improvement . . while the midweight categories were lower.
500–600-pound steers fell $6 to average $328.50 per hundredweight . . while 8-9’s were $2.67 higher for a provincial average of $252.50 per hundredweight.
Most of the heifer prices were higher . . led by 4-5’s which were up $9.50 to average $304.50 per hundredweight.
5-6 heifers also did well rising $6.29 to $291.10 per hundredweight.
Prices of live non fed cattle in Alberta were mixed.
D2 slaughter cows were down $1.86 to average $132.50.
D3 slaughter cows were up $5.33 to average $119.13 per hundredweight.