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Our mission is to provide a fair auction in a family atmosphere. Just look at our current and past auctions and you will realize how it is a great opportunity for sellers to secure the best price for their livestock.

Commentary

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold mostly steady with the week prior.

Feeder cattle and calves were several lower. Perhaps 6 - 7 in instances.

We accept cattle on Thursdays from 8am to 8:30pm and starting Friday at 7:00am. We will be open for business every Friday. We will not shut down due to Corona Virus unless otherwise advised.

Any questions give us a call at 208-785-0500 or call Cole Erb at 208-680-1827.

Thought of the Week:

You can say the most foolish thing to a dog and he'll look at you like, "My god you're right! I never would have thought of that."

- Dave Barry

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold a few lower again.

Feeder cattle and calves were mixed.

We accept cattle on Thursdays from 8am to 8:30pm and starting Friday at 7:00am. We will be open for business every Friday. We will not shut down due to Corona Virus unless otherwise advised.

Any questions give us a call at 208-785-0500 or call Cole Erb at 208-680-1827.

Thought of the Week:

I've never seen a statue dedicated to a pessimist.

- Paul Harvey

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold lower again. Killing houses are full and backed up. With little fall feed and expensive hay, this condition may persist awhile.

Light calves and feeders are steady. We haven't had a large selection since our last rain but when a good one comes in, it's pretty high.

We accept cattle on Thursdays from 8am to 8:30pm and starting Friday at 7:00am. We will be open for business every Friday. We will not shut down due to Corona Virus unless otherwise advised.

Any questions give us a call at 208-785-0500 or call Cole Erb at 208-680-1827.

Thought of the Week:

The 10 scariest words ever said: "Don't worry. We're from the government. We're here to help."

- Ronald Reagan

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls slipped another few cents. They have lost almost ten cents in three weeks going from the highest in the northwest to just par.

Feeder cattle and calves were steady.

We accept cattle on Thursdays from 8am to 8:30pm and starting Friday at 7:00am. We will be open for business every Friday. We will not shut down due to Corona Virus unless otherwise advised.

Any questions give us a call at 208-785-0500 or call Cole Erb at 208-680-1827.

Thought of the Week:

How can you expect man to take advice if he won't heed a warning.

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls slipped several cents as the drought rages on. Despite recent rains, grass is tight and hay is high.

Feeder cattle and calves show good demand.

We accept cattle on Thursdays from 8am to 8:30pm and starting Friday at 7:00am. We will be open for business every Friday. We will not shut down due to Corona Virus unless otherwise advised.

Any questions give us a call at 208-785-0500 or call Cole Erb at 208-680-1827.

Thought of the Week:

It's one thing to have talent. It's another thing to learn how to use it.

-The old wordsmith himself, Roger Miller

Commentary:

Fortune smiled last Friday and cows and bulls sold a few better. Probably preparing for the Labor Day holiday already. Feeder cattle were steady while light calves sold noticeably higher.

We accept cattle on Thursdays from 8am to 8:30pm and starting Friday at 7:00am. We will be open for business every Friday. We will not shut down due to Corona Virus unless otherwise advised.

Any questions give us a call at 208-785-0500 or call Cole Erb at 208-680-1827.

Thought of the Week:

I've never seen a monument dedicated to a pessimist.

-Paul Harvey

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold two lower. All other classes are mostly steady.

We accept cattle on Thursdays from 8am to 8:30pm and starting Friday at 7:00am. We will be open for business every Friday. We will not shut down due to Corona Virus unless otherwise advised.

Any questions give us a call at 208-785-0500 or call Cole Erb at 208-680-1827.

Thought of the Week:

I always wonder what the ten commandments would look like if Moses had run them by Congress first.

-Ronald Reagan

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold one better. Feeder cattle and calves were mostly steady.

We accept cattle on Thursdays from 8am to 8:30pm and starting Friday at 7:00am. We will be open for business every Friday. We will not shut down due to Corona Virus unless otherwise advised.

Any questions give us a call at 208-785-0500 or call Cole Erb at 208-680-1827.

Thought of the Week:

If you destroy a free market you create a black market.

-Winston Churchill

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady to one lower. 

We had a good run of yearlings and they sold strong.

We accept cattle on Thursdays from 8am to 8:30pm and starting Friday at 7:00am. We will be open for business every Friday. We will not shut down due to Corona Virus unless otherwise advised.

Any questions give us a call at 208-785-0500 or call Cole Erb at 208-680-1827.

Thought of the Week:

Political questions are far too serious to be left to politicians

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls were noticeably higher from before the 4th of July. 

Front end calves and yearlings were also higher.

We accept cattle on Thursdays from 8am to 8:30pm and starting Friday at 7:00am. We will be open for business every Friday. We will not shut down due to Corona Virus unless otherwise advised.

Any questions give us a call at 208-785-0500 or call Cole Erb at 208-680-1827.

Thought of the Week:

I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.

-Will Rogers

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady. 

Feeder cattle and calves are mostly steady while cattle considered the "right weight" for grass are lower as there is little grass.

No sale July 2nd.

We accept cattle on Thursdays from 8am to 8:30pm and starting Friday at 7:00am. We will be open for business every Friday. We will not shut down due to Corona Virus unless otherwise advised.

Any questions give us a call at 208-785-0500 or call Cole Erb at 208-680-1827.

Thought of the Week:

You can lead a man to Congress but you can't make him think.

-Milton Berle

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold one to two lower. 

Feeder cattle and calves sold steady.

As this drought rages on and we lose grass, we are losing a grass market and eventually all calves will be feedlot cattle.

We accept cattle on Thursdays from 8am to 8:30pm and starting Friday at 7:00am. We will be open for business every Friday. We will not shut down due to Corona Virus unless otherwise advised.

Any questions give us a call at 208-785-0500 or call Cole Erb at 208-680-1827.

Thought of the Week:

Anyone who says, "I told you so." isn't a hero.

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold one lower. 

Feeder cattle and calves sold mostly steady with no real trend denoted.

We are not having a sale July 2nd. Due to employee and buyer revolt.

We accept cattle on Thursdays from 8am to 8:30pm and starting Friday at 7:00am. We will be open for business every Friday. We will not shut down due to Corona Virus unless otherwise advised.

Any questions give us a call at 208-785-0500 or call Cole Erb at 208-680-1827.

Thought of the Week:

Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them and pretty soon you have a dozen.

-John Steinbeck

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold two better. 

Surprisingly grass calves were a bit higher. Feeder cattle were steady.

We accept cattle on Thursdays from 8am to 8:30pm and starting Friday at 7:00am. We will be open for business every Friday. We will not shut down due to Corona Virus unless otherwise advised.

Any questions give us a call at 208-785-0500 or call Cole Erb at 208-680-1827.

Thought of the Week:

 

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold one better. Feeders and calves sold steady.

 

We accept cattle on Thursdays from 8 am to 8:30 pm and starting Friday at 7:00 am. We will be open for business every Friday. We will not shut down due to Corona-virus unless otherwise advised.

Any questions give us a call at 208-785-0500 or call Cole Erb at 208-680-1827.

 

Thought of the Week:

The truth shall set you free. But not before it's finished with you.

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls slipped 5 cents and there are a lot of them around.

Feeders and calves were steady.

We accept cattle on Thursdays from 8 am to 8:30 pm and starting Friday at 7:00 am. We will be open for business every Friday. We will not shut down due to Corona-virus unless otherwise advised.

Any questions give us a call at 208-785-0500 or call Cole Erb at 208-680-1827.

Thought of the Week:

A whole day can really slip by when you avoid what you're supposed to be doing.

Commentary:

All classes were steady.

We accept cattle on Thursdays from 8 am to 8:30 pm and starting Friday at 7:00 am. We will be open for business every Friday. We will not shut down due to Corona-virus unless otherwise advised.

Any questions give us a call at 208-785-0500 or call Cole Erb at 208-680-1827.

Thought of the Week:

Why is it that the people running this country into the ditch are the same ones' saying that us ordinary people are not even fit to even run our own lives?

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold two lower. Feeder cattle and light calves remain under pressure.

We accept cattle on Thursdays from 8 am to 8:30 pm and starting Friday at 7:00 am. We will be open for business every Friday. We will not shut down due to Corona-virus unless otherwise advised.

Any questions give us a call at 208-785-0500 or call Cole Erb at 208-680-1827.

Thought of the Week:

The mind cannot absorb what the backside cannot endure.

Prince Phillip

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold four to five lower. Feeder cattle and light calves were as much as ten lower.

We accept cattle on Thursdays from 8 am to 8:30 pm and starting Friday at 7:00 am. We will be open for business every Friday. We will not shut down due to Corona-virus unless otherwise advised.

Any questions give us a call at 208-785-0500 or call Cole Erb at 208-680-1827.

Thought of the Week:

"Total liberty for the wolves is death for the lambs."

(Similar to what Biden administration is doing to America.)

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady with the week prior. Heavy feeders were a bit softer.

We accept cattle on Thursdays from 8 am to 8:30 pm and starting Friday at 7:00 am. We will be open for business every Friday. We will not shut down due to Corona-virus unless otherwise advised.

Any questions give us a call at 208-785-0500 or call Cole Erb at 208-680-1827.

Thought of the Week:

The scariest thing ever heard is when the government says, “Don’t worry we’re here to help.”

Ronald Reagan

Commentary: 

Slaughter cows and bulls sold one lower. Really not much change. Calves and light feeders were mostly steady, while heavier feeder cattle are softer mostly due to a higher feed corn market.

We accept cattle on Thursdays from 8:00 AM to 8:30 PM and starting Friday at 7:00 AM.

We will be open for business every Friday. We will not shut down due to Corona-virus unless otherwise advised.

Any questions, give us a call at (208) 785-0500 or call Cole Erb at (208) 680-1827.

Thought of the Week:

If I had to live my life again, I’d make the same mistakes, only I’d make them sooner.

Commentary: 

Slaughter cows and bulls sold two better. Feeder cattle and calves should be considered steady, although it was a small sale.

We accept cattle on Thursdays from 8:00 AM to 8:30 PM and starting Friday at 7:00 AM.

We will be open for business every Friday. We will not shut down due to Corona-virus unless otherwise advised.

Any questions, give us a call at (208) 785-0500 or call Cole Erb at (208) 680-1827.

Thought of the Week:

A good politician is as unlikely as an honest burglar.

Commentary: 

Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady. Feeder cattle and calves were mostly steady to a hint of softer.

We accept cattle on Thursdays from 8:00 AM to 8:30 PM and starting Friday at 7:00 AM.

We will be open for business every Friday. We will not shut down due to Corona-virus unless otherwise advised.

Any questions, give us a call at (208) 785-0500 or call Cole Erb at (208) 680-1827.

Thought of the Week:

Almost anything could happen, but it usually doesn’t.

Commentary: 

What a difference a week makes! Slaughter cows and bulls sold 4-5 higher. Feeder cattle and calves were 2-3 better and in some instances ten better.

We accept cattle on Thursdays from 8:00 AM to 8:30 PM and starting Friday at 7:00 AM.

We will be open for business every Friday. We will not shut down due to Corona-virus unless otherwise advised.

Any questions, give us a call at (208) 785-0500 or call Cole Erb at (208) 680-1827.

Thought of the Week:

If you don’t like to argue your not a good American.

Unknown

Commentary: 

Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady to one better. Light calves and feeders sold steady to three better.

We accept cattle on Thursdays from 8:00 AM to 8:30 PM and starting Friday at 7:00 AM.

We will be open for business every Friday. We will not shut down due to Corona-virus unless otherwise advised.

Any questions, give us a call at (208) 785-0500 or call Cole Erb at (208) 680-1827.

Thought of the Week:

Santa Clause has it right about only visiting once a year.

Commentary: 

Slaughter cows sold steady to one lower. Light calves were steady, while heavy/fleshy calves were a few lower. Mostly due to higher anticipated feed costs in the feedlots due to a soaring corn market.

We accept cattle on Thursdays from 8:00 AM to 8:30 PM and starting Friday at 7:00 AM. Our auction starts at 10:00 AM.

We will be open for business every Friday. We will not shut down due to Corona-virus unless otherwise advised.

Any questions, give us a call at (208) 785-0500 or call Cole Erb at (208) 680-1827.

Thought of the Week:

If I studied all my life, I couldn’t get up half the funny things they come up with in one session of Congress.

Commentary: 

From before the Christmas break, slaughter cows and bulls sold one better. Feeder cattle and calves were steady to a few higher in places.

We accept cattle on Thursdays from 8:00 AM to 8:30 PM and starting Friday at 7:00 AM. Our auction starts at 10:00 AM.

We will be open for business every Friday. We will not shut down due to Corona-virus unless otherwise advised.

Any questions, give us a call at (208) 785-0500 or call Cole Erb at (208) 680-1827.

Thought of the Week:

I like work. It fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours.