The number of feeder cattle moving through Saskatchewan Auction Marts slowed down last week.

Canfax reported 20,488 head sold over the week, down from 40,694 head the previous week.

The average prices for feeder steers ranged from $317.35 per cwt for the 300 to 400-pound weight category, to $219.33 per cwt for the 900+ category. 

Prices for feeder heifers ranged from $245.21 per cwt for the 300-400 pound weight category to $201.50 per cwt for the 800 plus category. 

D2 slaughter cows dropped $3.40 from the previous week to average out at $83.20 per cwt while D3 cows averaged $73.70.