Spruce Mountain Ranch 6th Annual Angus Production Sale:
   Sale Manager: Cotton & Associates, Howell, MI

76 Angus Lots Ave. $28,802
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Full House Elite Performance Stock Horse Sale:
   Top 10 Riding Horses Averaged $22,950
Top 20 Riding Horses Averaged $19,050
45 Riding . . . . . MORE INFO >>
8th Annual Diamond/McNabb Ranch Horse Sale:
   66 Gelding Saddle Horses Averaged $12,799
14 Mares & Fillies Averaged $7,643
6 Colt Ho . . . . . MORE INFO >>
Shaw Cattle Co. Third Annual Female Sale:
   Managed by: MCS

57 Hereford lots averaged....$6,360
48 Angus lots averaged.... . . . . . MORE INFO >>
2016 Montana Horse Progress Days:
   Auction Management: United Country Shobe Auction & Realty

Top-Selling Teams:
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Comments 8-18-16
Publish Date: Thursday, 18 August, 2016
It was nice to see the markets come up off of the summer lows in the last couple of weeks. I think everybody had high hopes that the fed cattle market was finally going to push upward for a sustainable amount of time. But we have settled back again into the $118 to $120 range, and it looks like it might stay that way for the next week to two weeks.
I was reading an article in CattleFax Update that predicted we could see fed cattle ranging from $118 to $123 from late August through September. October through December showed CattleFax predicting back up into the mid-$120s. The fact that supplies are predicted to move down as we get later into 2016 makes one think that prices will move their way up. But I think all of us need to keep in mind that these supplies will still be at levels higher than they were a year ago. There has been a lot of beef in the supply chain this year. Cold storage numbers of beef show that we continue to be doing pretty good on getting rid of the supply of b ...Read More >>
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Publish Date: Thursday, 18 August, 2016

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Publish Date: Thursday, 18 August, 2016

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Publish Date: Thursday, 18 August, 2016

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Publish Date: Friday, 12 August, 2016

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