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Modern Day Cattle Auction in Blackfoot, Idaho

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Commentary

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold four lower.

Feeder cattle and calves were a bit softer from their highs over the past few weeks as well.

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 think having a piece of land and not ruining it would be the most beautiful artwork someone could own."

     - Andy Warhol

Commentary:

All classes sold 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:

"A consultant is someone who borrows your watch to tell you the time and then keeps the watch."

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold one lower.

Not enough feeders or calves at this sale to denote a trend but demand remains 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:

"The shade tree you sit under today was planted by someone else long ago."

      - Warren Buffet

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold one to two lower.

Feeder cattle and calves remain 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:

"You should be careful what you say to the press. They're likely to report it."

      - Donald Trump

  and

"The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago. The next best time is now."

      - Chinese Proverb

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold four lower. Tis the season.

Feeder cattle and calves were steady with light test.

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:

"Retirement at 65 is ridiculous. At 65, I still had pimples."

      - George Burns

  and

"When you achieve success, it's hard to find someone that's happy for you."

      - Unknown

Commentary:

Pretty short sale. Slaughter cows and bulls sold a few lower. Light calves and feeders were mostly steady but with little test of the market.

For calf pricing, please view our Representative Sales tab.

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 seems like we have to go through a catastrophe before we can receive a vision."

      - Anonymous Cattle Buyer

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady to one better. It was a short sale but feeders and calves remain 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:

"It seems like we have to go through a catastrophe before we can receive a vision."

      - Anonymous Cattle Buyer

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold one better. Feeder cattle and calves remain 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:

"I always wanted to be someone. Now I realize I should have been more specific."

      - Lily Tomlin

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady. Feeder cattle and calves were steady for kind.

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:

"Everyone has got to die but I've always believed an exception would be made in my case."

      - Evil Knievel

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold 2-3 lower. 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:

"I never met a man I didn't like."

      - Will Rogers

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls were a bit softer. Feeder cattle and calves were 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:

"Life is a bowl of cherries."

      - Erma Bombeck

"Life is like a box of chocolates."

      - Forest Gump

Commentary:

All classes of cattle sold mostly steady from our last sale on the 24th of June.

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:

"Life is a bowl of cherries."

      - Erma Bombeck

"Life is like a box of chocolates."

      - Forest Gump

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold two to three lower.

Feeder cattle and calves were steady to a few better.

There will be no sale July 1st.

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:

"Success is the sum of small things done day in and day out."

      - unknown

"Our lives are largely the product of our experiences with others."

      - Pres. Hinckley

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady to a touch softer.

Feeder cattle and calves could be considered steady but there is no real test of the market.

There will be no sale July 1st.

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:

Patience is a virtue only the deceased have mastered.

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls remain strong.

Feeder cattle and calves sold stronger as well due to kind.

There will be no sale July 1st.

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:

Keep your eyes wide open before marriage and half shut after.

- Ben Franklin

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold a few better again this week.

Feeder cattle and calves were steady. Last week's rain may have changed a lot of things and should help to support the market in this area.

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:

Censorship is from people who know more than they want you to.

        ~and~

Those who run a country into the abyss call ruling too difficult for ordinary people.

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold three better.

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:

"Only those who will risk going too far can find out how far one can go."

- T.S. Eliot

        ~and~

"The body says what words cannot."

- Yardman at B.L.A.

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold a few better last week.

Feeder cattle and calves were a bit softer. Lots of worries about the economy.

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:

A people that values its privileges above its principles will soon lose both.

- Dwight Eisenhower

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold 6-7 lower.

Light calves and feeders were steady to higher 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:

Don't lie and you won't have to remember as much.

- Mark Twain

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold 3-4 lower.

Light calves and grass weight were noticeably higher due to recent rains. Feeder cattle sold 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:

Being president is like running a cemetery. There are lots of people beneath you but no one is listening.

- Bill Clinton

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold three lower.

Feeder cattle and calves were mostly steady for kind.

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:

A ship is not held by one anchor. Nor should one's life be held by one hope.

- Greek Proverb

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady to one better.

Feeders were mostly steady while light calves were lower.

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:

After a good dinner you can get along better with anyone. Even your in-laws.

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls remain strong.

Feeder cattle and calves sold 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:

We cannot solve our problems just by electing the "right" person to office. Sometimes we have to elect the wrong person and make it politically profitable for them to do the right thing.

- Milt Friedman

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold a few lower. No reason. Feeder cattle sold mostly steady while lighter calves were softer.

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:

Argue like you're right but listen like your wrong.

Commentary:

All classes sold 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:

Invest in inflation. It's the only thing going up.

- Will Rogers

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold three to four lower.

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:

People will listen to gossip as if it were the truth but read the paper and decide it's a lie.

Commentary:

All markets remain strong and sold mostly steady for kind.

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:

Everyone thinks it's going to be different for them. The dinosaurs did too.

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold a few higher again.

Feeder cattle were steady to a hint softer while lighter calves were a few lower.

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:

Brains are either toys or tools; some people take theirs out and play with them, others use them.

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls remain high.

Calves and feeders sold several lower following a week of higher grain prices (cattle feed) and lower fat cattle prices. Most of this, if not all, is the result of Russia-Ukraine and China tensions.

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:

Familiarity breeds contempt...and children.

- Mark Twain

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls remain strong.

Feeder cattle and calves sold steady while light calves under 500 pounds were a bit lower. Mostly due to weather.

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:

History is a poem with events as verses.

         -and-

The past is never where you thought you last put it.

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold one better.

Light calves remain high while feeders sold a few lower.

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 want a happy ending it depends on where you stop your story.

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold a few higher again.

Light calves were as much as ten cents higher while feeders were steady to three 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:

"As bad a dresser as I am it beats being judged by my character."

- Anonymous cattle buyer

      and

"It's tough being a diamond in a Rhinestone world."

- Dolly Parton

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold two to three better.

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:

An onion can make someone cry. But no vegetable makes people laugh.

- Will Rogers

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold one better.

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:

Just imagine how much your bad luck has kept you out of worse luck.

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold one lower.

Feeder cattle and calves were steady with far off dreams of green grass.

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:

Having money is like a sixth sense, when you already don't use the other five very well.

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold one to two lower.

Feeder cattle and calves were 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:

All we know so far is that we are far from what we know.

        and...

Argue like you know it but listen like you don't.

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold a bit lower from before Christmas.

Feeder cattle and calves were mixed but overall 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:

Come on man! Ramble, ramble...

- Joe Biden

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls showed a slight improvement over a week ago. Numbers are finally beginning to tighten.

Feeder cattle and calves sold mostly steady.

No sale December 24 and 31.

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 better.

Calves and feeders 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:

It is better to waste one's youth than not to live it at all.

Commentary:

All classes, slaughter and feeder, sold 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:

Invest in inflation. It's the only thing going up.

- Will Rogers

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls remain under pressure with large numbers nationwide.

Feeder cattle and calves sold mostly steady.

One bright spot was bred cows. We still sell most of them by the pound, but a pretty good middle age cow brought several cents more than slaughter. Bred cows with lots of age or any significant flaw, probably don't waste your money or the vet's time having her pregged.

No sale Nov 26th. Next sale Dec 3rd.

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:

"Don't worry kids. In real life, when you're all grown up, there's no such thing as algebra."

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady.

Five to seven weight calves were a bit stronger. All others 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:

"Time, time, you've made your mark on me. But time we've had a time haven't we."

- Chris LeDoux

Commentary:

All classes 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:

"Damaged people are dangerous. They know they can survive."

- Ag folks in general.

Commentary:

All classes 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:

It's never too late to become what you might have been.

- George Elliot

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls slipped several cents lower again as numbers swell.

Calves sold 5 lower and as much as 10 in instances. Feeders are not immune either but maybe only a few cents.

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 never said most of the things I said." and "A nickel ain't worth a dime anymore."

- Yogi Berra

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady to a bit lower. There are a lot around as high hay prices and little to no fall feed encourage heavier than "normal" culling.

Calves and feeders held 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:

Almost means not quite. Not quite means not right. Not right means wrong. Wrong means the opportunity to start again and get it right.

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady to a bit lower.

Feeder cattle were mostly steady while calves were a few lower.

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 everyone is somebody than no one's anybody.

Commentary:

Slaughter cows and bulls sold 6-7 lower as numbers hit.

Good calves sold several higher while heavier 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:

A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.

- Dwight Eisenhower