MARKETS

Milano Tuesday

Milano, TX — September 9

Cattle and Calves: 522.
Steers: Medium and Large 1 Under 300 lbs. NT; 300-400 lbs 221.00-339.00; 400-500 lbs 247.00-299.00; 500-600 lbs 217.00-267.00; 600-700 lbs 196.00-237.00; over 700 lbs NT.
Heifers: Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs 236.00-297.00; 400-500 lbs 230.00-279.00; 500-600 lbs 209.00-235.00; 600-700 lbs 193.00-234.00.
Slaughter Cows: $81-127. Slaughter Bulls: $130-142.50. Bred Heifers: NT. Bred Cows: not well tested. Pairs: not well tested.

Meridian Tuesday

Meridian, TX — September 9

(Special) Receipts at Meridian Livestock Commission: 356. Stocker steers $5-10 higher. Feeder steers $10-15 higher. Stocker heifers steady. Feeder heifers $3-4 higher. Slaughter cows $1-2 higher. Packer bulls steady. Cow/calf pairs active. Young replacements active.
Steers: No. 1, under 300 lbs. $340-380; 300-400 lbs. $275-375; 400-500 lbs. $245-280; 500-600 lbs. $230-258; 600-700 lbs. $220-237; 700-800 lbs. NT.
Heifers: No. 1, under 300 lbs. NT; 300-400 lbs. $250-315; 400-500 lbs. $230-269; 500-600 lbs. $220-239; 600-700 lbs. $200-237; 700-800 lbs. NT.
Slaughter cows, high yielding $115-134; low yielding $90-100; fats $110-125; thin & shelly $55-90.
Packer bulls $138-147.50.
Pairs: young choice $2500-2710; young fair $2300-2500; aged pairs $1900-2250.
Young pregnancy tested stocker replacement cows $1600-2100.

Hamilton Tuesday

Hamilton, TX — September 9

Receipts 103.
Steers: No. 1, 200-300 lbs. NT; 300-400 lbs. $201-265; 400-500 lbs. $214-283; 500-600 lbs. $206-235; 600-700 lbs. $175-219; 700 lbs. & up $153-157.
Heifers: No. 1, 200-300 lbs. NT; 300-400 lbs. $219-267; 400-500 lbs. $217-251; 500-600 lbs. $187-225; 600-700 lbs. $160-204; 700 lbs. & up NT.
Packer cows, high yielding NT; med. yielding $109-125; low yielding $94-102.
Packer bulls, high yielding NT; med. yielding NT; low yielding NT.
Cow-calf pairs: choice NT; med. quality $2200-2950; aged NT.
Bred cows: choice NT; med. quality $1350-1950; aged NT.
Stocker steers steady. Feeder steers steady. Stocker heifers $2-5 higher. Feeder heifers steady. Packer cows steady. Packer bulls steady. Cow/calf pairs $150-200 higher. Bred cows $100 higher.

OKC West Wednesday

Oklahoma City, OK — September 10

(F‑S) Receipts at OKC West - El Reno Livestock Market: 5747. Feeder steers $4-6 higher. Feeder heifers sold $7-10 higher. Trend not established for steer and heifer calves due to limited comparable sales but a higher undertone was noted. Demand moderate to good for all classes. A strong cold front is expected for the later part of the week bringing with it much cooler temperatures and heavy rain fall.
Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1: Calves: 300-400 lbs 340.00-380.00; 400-475 lbs 293.00-317.50; 500-600 lbs 256.00-288.00; 600-650 lbs 233.00-248.00, fancy 600 lbs 258.50; 650-700 lbs 230.50-243.00; 700-750 lbs 220.00-226.00, fancy 700 lbs 236.00; Yearlings: 600-700 lbs 244.00-258.00; 700-800 lbs 231.00-245.00; 800-900 lbs 213.75-226.00; 900-1000 lbs 199.00-215.25.
Holstein Steers Large 3: few 450 lbs 205.00; lot 740 lbs 188.00; load 885 lbs 174.50.
Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1: 400-415 lbs 292.00-295.00; few 650 lbs 210.00.
Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1: Calves: 315-400 lbs 283.00-312.50; 400-500 lbs 252.00-277.00; 515-600 lbs 240.00-256.00, thin fleshed, value added 258.00-264.00; 615-700 lbs 205.00-221.00; Yearlings: 600-700 lbs 223.00-243.00; 700-800 lbs 212.00-225.25; 800-875 lbs 200.00-210.00.

Oklahoma Hay

Oklahoma City, OK – September 11

(F-S) All hay trading mostly light to moderate this week. Demand moderate for dairy quality alfalfa, light for all other offerings. Movement mostly light in most parts of the state. Western counties showing the most interest and movement. Light to fairly heavy rainfall fell in portions of the state last weekend helping wheat prospects in those areas.
Alfalfa Central Oklahoma: Premium quality in the field $185-200. Supreme dairy hay last sales confirmed $200-220. Some Good quality $150-175 at edge of field. Fair quality $85-110.
Alfalfa Eastern Oklahoma: Premium quality in the field $185-200. Good quality $100-150 per ton. Premium quality small square bales $10-12 per bale.
Western Oklahoma: Premium quality $180-200 in the field. Few sales Supreme quality $210-220. Good dry cow hay $175-190. Good quality bleached $115-130. Grinding hay $85-90. Small square bales Premium quality $9-12 per bale.
Grass Hay Central Oklahoma: Prairie hay 4x5 bales $25-35 per bale, mostly $28-30. Good Bermuda $65-70 per bale in 5x6 bales. Mixed grass small square bales Good quality $5-6 per bale in the field. Good wheat hay $75 per ton in large round bales.
Western Oklahoma: Fair to Good Bermuda grass 5x6 bales $50-60 per bale, best quality Bermuda $60-75 per bale. Good quality Bermuda mostly $80-110 per ton. Small square bales in the field $5-6 per bale.
Eastern Oklahoma: Good mixed grass hay in 4x5 bales $25-35 per bale, mostly $25-28. Bermuda 5x6 bales $50-70 per bale. Bermuda small square bales $6-8 per bale. Small square bales prairie hay $3-5 per bale.

San Angelo Cattle

San Angelo, TX — September 11

(F-S) Receipts at Producers Livestock Auction Co.: 979. Feeder steers and heifers steady. Slaughter cows $1-2 lower; slaughter bulls weak. Stock cows and pairs steady. Trading fairly active, demand good.
Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 700-800 lbs 206.00-218.00, set 221.00; 832 lbs 207.00.
Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 2 500-550 lbs 208.00-210.00; 600-700 lbs 185.00-199.00; 700-900 lbs 170.00-184.00.
Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 500-550 lbs 220.00-221.00.
Slaughter Cows: %Lean weight avg dress hi-dress low-dress Breakers 75-80 1250-1850 lbs 112.00-125.00 128.00. Boners 80-85 950-1575 lbs 114.00-124.00. Lean 85-90 850-1250 lbs 107.00-114.00 93.00-107.00. Lean 85-90 600-900 lbs 85.00-95.00.
Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1 1550-2200 lbs 142.00-150.00; low-dressing 1200-1800 lbs 124.00-135.00.
Pregnancy Tested Stock Cows And Heifers: All sold by the head. Medium and Large 1 2300.00.
Cow/Calf Pairs: All sold by the pair. All have 200-450 lbs calves. Medium and Large 1-2 2300.00-2950.00.
Stocker And Feeder Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 (young) 850-1050 lbs 168.00-172.00 cwt; (young and middle age) 1000-1200 lbs 138.00-140.00 cwt; (middle age) 900-1400 lbs 121.00-136.00 cwt; (thin &/or aged) 900-1300 lbs 115.00-125.00.

Durant Thursday

Durant, OK — September 11

Head: 1281. High yielding slaughter bulls $1.33-1.48. Lower yielding bulls $1.07-1.32. High yielding slaughter cows $1.15-1.31. Lower yielding slaughter cows $.70-1.13. Pairs $1800-2450. Stock cows $1325-2275.
Steers/bulls: 200-300 lbs $300-385; 300-400 lbs $280-350; 400-500 lbs $250-300; 500-600 lbs $230-260; 600-700 lbs $210-240; 700-800 lbs $180-227; 800-900 lbs $172-206.
Heifers: 1 200-300 lbs $281-340; 300-400 lbs $260-327; 400-500 lbs $240-272; 500-600 lbs $220-265; 600-700 lbs $181-217; 700-800 lbs $170-192; 800-900 lbs $161-173.
Representative sales: 28 black steers 457 lbs. at $2.87 sold to Colbert, OK; 19 black steers 542 lbs. at $2.54 sold to Kingston, OK; 3 black steers 707 lbs. at $2.27 sold to Kingston, OK; 7 black heifers 356 lbs. at $3.10 sold to Colbert, OK; 26 black heifers 439 lbs. at $2.65 sold to Colbert, OK; 21 black heifers 516 lbs. at $2.39 sold to Kingston, OK.

Jordan Weekly Market Report

Mason & San Saba - September 11

Receipts totaled 1441 head for the week. The market was active and the quality of cattle was good this week with the stocker steers and heifers selling steady. The feeder steers and heifers were also steady with 5 steers weighing 729 lbs $223 ($1625.67). The packer bulls were $2 higher with the top bull at $1.55 weighing 1940 lbs ($3007) and the top cow was $1.30. Pairs and bred cows were steady and in good demand.
Steers: Choice lightweight calves $290-352.50; Choice medium weight calves $240-317; Choice heavyweight calves $220-230.
Heifers: Choice lightweight calves $250-357.50; Choice medium weight calves $210-270; Choice heavyweight calves $200-233.
Yearlings: Choice lightweight steers $210-227; Choice heavyweight steers $200-207; Choice lightweight heifers $190-207; Choice heavyweight heifers $175-210; #2 Steer calves & yearlings $200-260; #2 Heifer calves & yearlings $175-230; Shorties & Plainer calves & yearlings $160-200.
Cows: Choice bred $2000-2650; Medium to good bred $1710-1990; Plainer & older bred $1425-1700; High yield $120-130; Medium yield $110-119; Low yield $93-109; Heiferettes & young stockers $150-180.
Bulls: High yield $145-155; Medium yield $134-144; Low yield $121-133; Feeders $121-138.
Pairs: Choice $2400-3000; Medium to good $2000-2370; Plainer & older pairs $1850-1990.
Some representative sales: Herring Farms, Bertram, 1 steer 370 lbs at $348; Danny Shedd, Richland Springs, 1 steer 380 lbs at $327.50; Fred Wendlandt, Mullin, 3 steer 402 lbs at $317; Forrest McGregor, Lometa, 1 heifer 340 lbs at $315; Linda Fischer, Lohn, 1 heifer 655 lbs at $229; Barry Anderson, Brady, 5 heifers 660 lbs at $227.

Superior Livestock Auction

Denver, CO — September 11-12

Cattle producers from states consigned 65,000 head of stockers, feeders and bred stock to the Superior Livestock satellite video auction. The auction was held in and broadcast from the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Denver-Thornton, CO.
Northern and Southern yearlings sold steady to $2-3 higher than our last auction. Southern steer and heifer calves brought $5-7 more. Northern steer and heifer calves also brought $5-7 more with some instances showing $10 higher.
Southern Calves: McLane Ranch, Milano, TX, 450 lbs., VAC 45, Out of Angus & Angus cross cows by outstanding 44 Farms Angus bulls sired wnd str clvs, $340, November del. Brazos Bend Ranch, Rosebud, TX, 500 lbs., VAC 45, Sup Prog Genetics, Out of rep Brangus cows by outstanding Profit Maker & Camp Cooley Angus bulls sired wnd str clvs, $295, November del. Brazos Bend Ranch, Rosebud, TX, 475 lbs., VAC 45, Sup Prog Genetics, Out of rep Brangus cows by outstanding Profit Maker & Camp Cooley Angus bulls sired wnd hfr clvs, $271, November del. Wedel Red Angus & Wells Ag, LLC, Frank Wedel, Milan, MO, 525 lbs., Sup Prog Genetics, Red Angus & Red Angus cross sired wnd str clvs, $303, Sept-Oct del. Wedel Red Angus & Wells Ag, LLC, Frank Wedel, Milan, MO, 500 lbs., Sup Prog Genetics, Red Angus & Red Angus cross sired wnd hfr clvs, $305, Sept-Oct del. Mule Creek Ranch LLC, Coldwater, KS, 540 lbs., VAC 45+, Sup Prog Genetics, Out of Angus cows by Gardiner & Connealy Angus bulls sired wnd str clvs, $312, November del. T&M Farms, Morrill, KS, 575 lbs., VAC Precon, Char, Char cross, Red Angus & Red Angus cross sired wnd str clvs, $278, October del. Chansford Properties LLC, Arnett, OK, 475 lbs., S&A Verified, NHTC, NeverEver3, Angus, Angus cross, Eng cross & a few Eng Exotic cross cows by Blk Angus bulls sired str clvs, $293, Sept-Oct del. Chansford Properties LLC, Arnett, OK, 425 lbs., S&A Verified, NHTC, NeverEver3, Angus, Angus cross, Eng cross & a few Eng Exotic cross cows by Blk Angus bulls sired hfr clvs, $274, Sept-Oct del. A Duda & Sons, Inc., Melbourne, FL, 500 lbs., VAC 34+, Sup Prog Genetics, Out of English cross & Brahman cross cows by 100% Fink & Jorgenson Angus bulls sired str clvs, $277, December del. A Duda & Sons, Inc., Melbourne, FL, 480 lbs., VAC 34+, Sup Prog Genetics, Out of English cross & Brahman cross cows by 100% Fink & Jorgenson Angus bulls sired hfr clvs, $251, December del. Double E Ranch, Waco, TX, 525 lbs., VAC 34+, Out of rep Brangus & Brangus type cows by outstanding Profit Maker Angus & Char bulls sired str clvs, $276, September del. Double E Ranch, Waco, TX, 500 lbs., VAC 34+, Out of rep Brangus & Brangus type cows by outstanding Profit Maker Angus & Char bulls sired hfr clvs, $250, September del. Jaret Byer, Greensburg, KS, 550 lbs., VAC 24, Out of Angus & Angus cross cows by reg Angus (New Design, Lead On & Image Maker bloodlines) bulls sired str clvs, $280, September del. Diamond B Cattle Co. LLC, Beaver, OK, 610 lbs., VAC 34+, S&A Verified, Sup Prog Genetics, Angus, sired by Express Ranch & Dalebanks Angus bulls (Precision, Final Answer, 1680 & GAR Solution bloodlines) str clvs, $259, Oct-Nov del. Diamond B Cattle Co. LLC, Beaver, OK, 565 lbs., VAC 34+, S&A Verified, Sup Prog Genetics, Angus, sired by Express Ranch & Dalebanks Angus bulls (Precision, Final Answer, 1680 & GAR Solution bloodlines) hfr clvs, $265, Oct-Nov del.
Northern Calves: Karney Land & Cattle Inc., Las Animas, CO, 480 lbs., VAC 45, Out of Angus & Angus cross cows by Baldridge Black Angus bulls sired wnd str clvs, $322, November del. Jeanie Kearns & Tim Regier, Lakeside, NE, 525 lbs., VAC 45, Sup Verified, NHTC, Out of Blk, BWF & RWF cows by Angus bulls sired wnd str clvs, $316, Nov-Dec del. Jeanie Kearns & Tim Regier, Lakeside, NE, 475 lbs., VAC 45, Sup Verified, NHTC, Out of Blk, BWF & RWF cows by Angus bulls sired wnd hfr clvs, $303, Nov-Dec del. Nuel Anderson, Junction, UT, 550 lbs., Black & BWF Angus & Angus cross sired wnd str clvs, $289.25, Nov-Dec del. Redland Red Angus, Hysham, MT, 625 lbs., VAC 45, Out of Red Angus cows by Redland Red Angus bulls sired wnd hfr clvs, $309.50, January 2015 del. Mack C. Morrell, Bicknell, UT, 750 lbs., VAC 45, Sup Prog Genetics, Cert Natural Plus, Angus & Angus cross sired by Angus 878 New Standard, Predestined & K205 bulls sired str clvs, $240, December del. Mack C. Morrell, Bicknell, UT, 650 lbs., VAC 45, Sup Prog Genetics, Cert Natural Plus, Angus & Angus cross sired by Angus 878 New Standard, Predestined & K205 bulls sired wnd hfr clvs, $239, December del. Pine Creek Ranch – Wayne Hage, Tonopah, NV, 400 lbs., Out of Red, RWF, Black & BWF cross cows by mostly Blk Angus & Beefmaster bulls sired str clvs, $344, December del. Pine Creek Ranch – Wayne Hage, Tonopah, NV, 510 lbs., Out of Red, RWF, Black & BWF cross cows by mostly Blk Angus & Beefmaster bulls sired str clvs, $279, December del. Ryker & Carrie Hyche, Wheatland, WY, 425 lbs., VAC 34+, Sup Verified, Sup Prog Genetics, Cert Natural, Out of Blk Angus or Blk Angus Hereford cross cows by Redland Blk Angus (sons of Emblazon & Game Day) bulls sired str clvs, $357.50, November del. Carbon Creek Cattle Co., Burt Palm, Medicine Bow, WY, 475 lbs., VAC 34+, S&A Verified, NHTC, Cert Natural Plus, Out of Angus & Angus cross cows by reg OCC Magnitude, Emblazon & Freightliner Angus bulls sired str clvs, $331, Oct-Nov del. Clough Cattle Co., Denver, Co, 500 lbs., VAC 34, S&A Verified, Cert Natural, Out of Angus cross cows by Angus bulls sired str clvs, $305, Oct-Nov del. Clough Cattle Co., Denver, Co, 480 lbs., VAC 34, S&A Verified, Cert Natural, Out of Angus cross cows by Angus bulls sired hfr clvs, $306, Oct-Nov del. Tim & Mariane Ortner, Holyoke, CO, 525 lbs., VAC 34+, Cert Natural Plus, Out of Blk Angus & Angus cross cows by Haynes Cattle Co. & Ross Conrad Blk Angus & Creekside Char bulls sired str clvs, $300, November del. Tim & Mariane Ortner, Holyoke, CO, 490 lbs., VAC 34+, Cert Natural Plus, Out of Blk Angus & Angus cross cows by Haynes Cattle Co. & Ross Conrad Blk Angus & Creekside Char bulls sired hfr clvs, $296, November del. C. David Hergert, Harrison, NE, 540 lbs., VAC 34+, Sup Verified, NHTC, NeverEver3, Out of Angus & BWF cows by Angus bulls sired str clvs, $305, October del. C. David Hergert, Harrison, NE, 510 lbs., VAC 34+, Sup Verified, NHTC, NeverEver3, Out of Angus & BWF cows by Angus bulls sired hfr clvs, $302, October del. Jim Craig, Flagler, CO, 620 lbs., VAC 34, Out of Angus & Irish Black Angus cross cows by Irish Black & SimAngus bulls sired str clvs, $273, October del.
Southern Yearlings: 3 W Cattle Co., Stephenville, TX, 675 lbs., Angus, Angus cross, BWF, Char cross sired fdr strs, $239, September del. Howard Ranches, Inc., Claypool, OK, 700 lbs., VAC Precon, BVD PI Free, Angus & Angus cross sired fdr strs, $238, September del. Duane Nielsen, Massena, IA, 725 lbs., Pred Angus & Angus cross sired fdr strs, $243, September del. Larry & Mike Netolicky, Cedar Rapids, IA, 750 lbs., Pred Angus & Angus cross sired fdr strs, $241, Sept-Oct del. Matt Nielsen, Exira, IA, 775 lbs., Pred Angus & Angus cross sired fdr strs, $239, October del. Lee Ranch, Melvin, TX, 810 lbs., VAC 45, Sup Verified, NHTC, NeverEver3, Out of Angus & Angus Plus cows by bulls that are AI sons of Grid Maker, $245, Sept-Oct del. Gretzinger Ranch, Clinton, MO, 840 lbs., VAC 45, Cert Natural, Angus sired fdr strs, $234, Nov-Dec del. Christie Ranch, Miami, TX, 900 lbs., Sup Prog Genetics, Cert Natural Plus, Out of Angus & Angus cross cows by reg Hartzog Angus (Gridmaker, New Design & Gardiner bloodlines) bulls sired fdr strs, $236.50, September del. Joe Walraven, Ranger, TX, 640 lbs., Cert Natural, Brangus sired fdr hfrs, $252, September del. Ozark Fisheries, Inc., Richland, MO, 700 lbs., Out of Angus cows by Angus (Turbo, Predestined & Retail Product) & Hereford (Standard Lad, Bandit & Ultra) bulls sired fdr hfrs, $240, October del. Triple C Farms, Bolivar, MO, 750 lbs., VAC Precon, Approx 50% Angus & Angus cross, 30% Red Angus & 20% Char sired fdr hfrs, $221, October del.
Northern Yearlings: Standard Cattle Co., Fresno, CA, 600 lbs., Eng, Eng cross, Exotic & Exotic cross sired fdr strs, $247, September del. Selensky Farms, Rexford, KS, 725 lbs., Eng & Eng cross sired fdr strs, $243.50, September del. Hecht Creek Ranch, Laramie, WY, 740 lbs., Angus & Angus cross sired fdr strs, $238, October del. San Benito Cattle Co., Dillon, MT, 835 lbs., VAC 45+, S&A Verified, Sup Prog Genetics, NHTC, Out of Black & BWF cows by Black Angus & Char (100% Hoodoo genetics & Powerhouse genetics) bulls sired fdr strs, $241.50, October del. Doug Bixenman Farms, Grinnell, KS, 850 lbs., Angus cross sired fdr strs, $231, September del. Standard Cattle Co., Fresno, CA, 600.lbs., Eng, Eng cross, Exotic & Exotic cross sired fdr hfrs, $229.50, September del. Cook/Erickson Cattle, Smith, NV, 640 lbs., VAC Precon, Approx 45% Black, BWF, 35% Char & Char cross & 25% Red & RWF sired fdr hfrs, $226, September del. Ellison Ranching Co., Elko, NV, 780 lbs., S&A Verified, Sup Prog Genetics, NHTC, Out of Blk & BWF cross cows by KG, Stevenson & Sitz Angus bulls sired fdr hfrs, $228, September del.

Gainesville Friday

Gainesville, TX — September 12

(Special) Receipts at Gainesville Livestock Market, Inc. 1570. Market steady to Sept. 5 front end 6 weight yearlings was $5 higher. Most of the worked calves topping the market and making the spread higher between them and the unworked calves. Packer cows steady with bulls $3-5 higher. Stock cows steady. They are taking consignments for their November Special Cow Sale.
Feeder Steers: Medium and large frame, 200-300 lbs., No. 1 $360-410, No. 2-3 $280-330; 300-400 lbs., No. 1 $320-360, No. 2-3 $250-285; 400-500 lbs., No. 1 $250-280, No. 2-3 $220-240; 500-600 lbs., No. 1 $240-260, No. 2-3 $210-230; 600-700 lbs., No. 1 $235-252, No. 2-3 $200-215; 700-800 lbs., No. 1 $215-235, No. 2-3 $190-205.
Feeder Heifers: Medium and large frame, 200-300 lbs., No. 1 $300-320, No. 2-3 $240-280; 300-400 lbs., No. 1 $270-300, No. 2-3 $210-250; 400-500 lbs., No. 1 $250-265, No. 2-3 $200-230; 500-600 lbs., No. 1 $235-250, No. 2-3 $200-215; 600-700 lbs., No. 1 $210-225, No. 2-3 $185-200; 700-800 lbs., No. 1 $200-220, No. 2-3 $180-200.
Slaughter bulls: Y.G. 1-2, 1200-2050 lbs. $136-155. Slaughter cows 1-3, $115-129, cutters $100-112.
Stocker cows PD'd tested 3-9 years: Large frame $1800-2300, medium frame $1600-1800.
Cow and calf pairs: Cows with calves under 250 lbs., large frame $2300-3000, medium frame $1800-2200.
Baby Calves: Holstein calves NT, crossbreds $300-475.

Hugo Friday

Hugo, OK — September 12

(Special) Receipts at Hugo Livestock Market: 691 head.
Steers: 200-250 lb. $285-370; 250-300 lb. $210-240; 300-350 lb. $307.22-360; 350-400 lb. $272.66-335; 400-450 lb. $255.40-285; 450-500 lb. $246.07-270; 500-550 lb. $237.26-255; 550-600 lb. $224.47-242; 600-650 lb. $220.11-235; 650-700 lb. $204.76-220; 700-750 lb. $208.75-215; 750-800 lb. $205.56-216; 800 lbs. and up $120-120.
Heifers: 200-250 lb. $287.50-325; 250-300 lb. $269.29-320; 300-350 lb. $280-320; 350-400 lb. $249.27-280; 400-450 lb. $242.06-262.50; 450-500 lb. $232.86-250; 500-550 lb. $226.12-240; 550-600 lb. $218.38-235; 600-650 lb. $212.55-227.50; 650-700 lb. $186.25-207.50; 700-750 lb. $204.50-209; 750-800 lb. $185-185; 800 lbs. and up $161.67-195.
Stocker cows $97.50-170. Slaughter cows $77.50-120. Bulls $103-140. Pairs NT. Cows per head $925-925. Bulls per head NT.

Texas Hay

Amarillo, TX — September 12

(F-S) Hay prices remain mostly unchanged. Trade activity was slow on light to moderate demand as most are waiting to see what the winter months have in store. Wide price spreads remain in the hay market due to freight costs and quality. The Panhandle received several inches of much needed rainfall along with fall like temperatures. South and East Texas Coastal Bermuda producers reporting pasture in good condition after a few showers. Prices remain the same as the producers have to consider the costs of production with many having to spray for army worms. Supplemental feeding of livestock remains on hold as pastures and stock tanks are in good conditions. Prices for hay and pellets quoted per ton except where noted.
Panhandle/High Plains: Alfalfa: Small Bales: Delivered: Premium to Supreme $330, $10 per bale. Grass Mix: $7 per bale. Large Bales: Delivered: Premium to Supreme $250-285; Good to Premium $235-250; Fair $210. Chopped Alfalfa: Delivered to feedlots: $190-200. Calf hay $210-230. Alfalfa/Grass Mix $153. Coastal Bermuda: Large Bales: Delivered: $185-200, $100 per bale. Wheat: Large Bales: Delivered: $182. Hay Grazer: Large Bales: Delivered: $115-125. Bluestem: Large Bales: Delivered: $60 per bale. Prairie Grass: Large Bales: Delivered: $125.
Far West Texas/Trans Pecos: Alfalfa: Small Squares: FOB: Premium to Supreme $265, $8 per bale. Large Bales: FOB: Premium to Supreme $240-260, Good to Premium $220-240.
North, Central, and East Texas: Coastal Bermuda: Small Squares: FOB: Good to Premium $165-230, $5-7 per bale. Large Rounds: FOB: Good to Premium $60-70 per roll, $120-140 per ton; Fair $35-55 per roll, $70-110 per ton.
South Texas: Coastal Bermuda: Small Squares: FOB: Good to Premium $230-265, $7-8 per bale; Fair to Good $165-200, $5-6 per bale. Large Rounds: FOB and delivered locally: Good to Premium $120-140; $60-70 per roll. Grass Hay: Large Rounds: FOB: $40 per roll.

Buffalo Livestock

Buffalo, TX — September 13

Receipts: 1807.
Slaughter cows: cutter cows $110-135; fat cows $105-126; canner cows $65-115.
Slaughter bulls: heavy bulls $125-147; light bulls $110-135.
Cow/calf pairs & bred cows: choice $2650-3475; good $2100-2500; plain $1100-1900; bred cows 3-6 yrs. old $1350-2750.
Steer/bull calves & yearlings: 150-200 lbs. $325-395; 200-300 lbs. $300-390; 300-400 lbs. $295-360; 400-500 lbs. $230-305; 500-600 lbs. $220-285; 600-700 lbs. $195-235; 700-800 lbs. $195-227.
Heifer calves & yearling: 150-200 lbs. $300-360; 200-300 lbs. $285-360; 300-400 lbs. $245-305; 400-500 lbs. $215-265; 500-600 lbs. $210-260; 600-700 lbs. $205-240; 700-800 lbs. $175-225.
These prices reflect the good to choice cattle, and the plainer cattle would be $15-20 behind these figures.

Paris Saturday

Paris, TX — September 13

(Special) Receipts at Cattlemen's Livestock Commission: 779 head of cattle and calves.
Steers: 300 lbs. and under $280-380; 300-400 lbs. $260-360; 400-500 lbs. $240-320; 500-600 lbs. $210-270; 600-700 lbs. $180-240; 700-800 lbs. $160-220; 800-900 lbs. $140-210.
Heifers: 300 lbs. and under $255-350, 300-400 lbs. $240-335; 400-500 lbs. $225-320; 500-600 lbs. $200-260; 600-700 lbs. $160-220; 700-800 lbs. $150-205; 800-900 lbs. $130-195.
Slaughter cows $80-125. Slaughter bulls $110-152. Stocker cows $800-2400, pairs $1700-2450. Baby calves $110-475.
Holstein: steers 300-600 lbs. $130-200. Holstein: heifers 550-750 lbs. NT. Goats and sheeps 13 head at $50-230.

 

New Summerfield Saturday

New Summerfield, TX — September 13

(Special) Receipts at Tri County Livestock Market, 1245 head. Some plain cattle below these figures.
Steers: under 300 lbs. $210-400; 300-400 lbs. $195-365; 400-500 lbs. $185-295; 500-600 lbs. $175-249; 600-700 lbs. $165-240; 700-800 lbs. $150-213.
Heifers: under 300 lbs. $175-400; 300-400 lbs. $165-295; 400-500 lbs. $155-295; 500-600 lbs. $145-261; 600-700 lbs. $135-235; 700-800 lbs. $120-220.
Slaughter cows $85-119.50. Heavy bulls $110-140. Stocker cows $950-2290. Cow/calf pairs (top) $1800-2460. Baby calves up to NT.

Great Western Stockyards

Bonham, TX — September 15

Number of head: 112.
Steers: 200-250 lb. NT; 250-300 lb. $197.50-197.50; 300-350 lb. $267.50-267.50; 350-400 lb. $255.83-267.50; 400-450 lb. $254.79-272.50; 450-500 lb. $238.75-257.50; 500-550 lb. $216.25-229; 550-600 lb. $220-222.50; 600-650 lb. $214.08-227.50; 650-700 lb. $205.80-214; 700-750 lb. NT; 750-800 lb. $192.50-192.50; 800 lbs. and up NT.
Heifers: 200-250 lb. NT; 250-300 lb. NT; 300-350 lb. $211.17-252.50; 350-400 lb. $265.50-272.50; 400-450 lb. $244.69-267.50; 450-500 lb. $223.75-225; 500-550 lb. $218.75-227.50; 550-600 lb. $219-230; 600-650 lb. $205.25-214; 650-700 lb. $202.50-210; 700-750 lb. NT; 750-800 lb. $200-200; 800 lbs. and up $210-210.
Stocker cows $1900. Packer cows $73-170. Packer bulls $101-148. Stocker bulls NT. Pairs $1525-1525.

Fort Smith Monday

Ft. Smith Livestock Auction – September 15

Receipts: 765. Slaughter cows were $2-4 higher. Slaughter bulls were $3-4 lower. Calves were unusually plain this week, comparable feeder steers and feeder heifers were steady to $8 higher, other calves were weak.
Slaughter Cows: %Lean Weight Average Dress High Dress Low Dress Breakers 75-80% 1000-1500 112.00-118.50 119.00-123.00 104.00-111.50. Boners 80-85% 950-1400 120.00-125.50 126.00-130.00 115.00-119.50. Lean 85-90% 900-1300 115.00-120.50 121.00-125.00 110.00-114.50. Light 85-92% 700-950 85.00-90.00 94.00-98.00 70.00-78.00.
Slaughter Bulls: Weight Average Dress High Dress Low Dress Y.G. 1-2 1000-2100 132.00-136.50 139.00-144.00.
Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1 Wt Range Price Range: 300-345 310.00-360.00; 353-390 300.00-325.00; 400-430 305.00-320.00; 450-488 273.00-285.00; 505-530 266.00-272.00; 555-585 245.00-252.00; 618-635 226.00-229.00; 650-690 217.00-219.00; 710-725 219.00-220.00.
Holstein Large 3 1 345-345 345 162.00 162.00.
Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1 Wt Range Price Range; 300-310 300.00-302.50; 350-380 280.00-295.00; 450-490 240.00-249.00; 505-545 225.00-230.00; 551-580 216.00-228.00; 600-625 211.00-216.00; 655-690 200.00-209.00; 700-725 205.00-208.00; 810-830 177.00-180.00.
Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1 Wt Range Price Range: 325-340 270.00-275.00; 365-365 287.00-287.50; 419-420 276.00-295.00; 455-490 235.00-257.00; 505-528 244.00-259.00; 565-573 230.00-235.00; 715-745 199.00-209.00; 803-803 195.00; 862-890 176.00-177.00.
Replacement Cows: Pre-tested for bangs; pregnancy; and age. Medium and Large 1-2: Age Weight Months Bred Price 2-5 year old 800-1400 open cows 138.00-164.00 4-7 year old 800-1300 open cows 120.00-134.00 7+ year old 850-1250 open cows 107.00-119.00 1+-7 year old 800-1250 second stage 1500.00-1975.00 per head 5-7+ year old 750-1100 second stage 1200.00-1475.00 per head 1+-5 year old 900-1100 third stage 1500.00-1950.00 per head 6-7 year old 1200-1300 first & second stage 120.00-122.00.
Cow-Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2: Age Cow Weight Calf Wt Price 2-5 year old 700-1100 150-250 1800.00-2225.00 per pair.

Oklahoma City Monday

Oklahoma City, OK — September 15

(F‑S) Receipts at Oklahoma National Stockyards: 7821. Feeder steers and heifers steady to firm. Steer and heifer calves mostly steady to $5 higher. Very few true yearlings on offer with the majority of the supply consisting of un-weaned calves. As a result, the most advances have been recorded on larger packages of weaned cattle. Temperatures have warmed back up into the 80’s, and are predicted to remain there throughout the week with chances of rain in the forecast for every evening.
Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1: Calves: pkg 285 lbs 370.00; 375-400 lbs 324.00-329.00; 400-450 lbs 300.00-323.00; 450-500 lbs 288.00-295.00, 450-475 lbs thin fleshed 307.00-314.00; 500-550 lbs 263.00-274.00, fleshy 254.00-258.00, pkg 515 lbs thin fleshed 283.50; 550-600 lbs 251.50-264.00, fleshy 241.00-251.00; 600-650 lbs 239.00-245.00; 650-700 lbs 215.00-230.00; 700-750 lbs 215.00-223.00; Yearlings: 600-650 lbs 247.00-258.50, lot 605 lbs thin fleshed 261.50; 650-700 lbs 234.00-248.50; 700-750 lbs 228.50-242.00; 750-800 lbs 223.00-230.00, 790 lbs fleshy 219.50; 800-850 lbs 217.00-227.00; 850-900 lbs 214.50-221.75; 900-925 lbs 208.00-213.85; pkg 985 lbs 201.00; 1000-1075 lbs 190.50-200.00.
Feeder Holstein Steers: Large 3: lot 470 lbs 209.00; 550-575 lbs 196.00-206.50; 600 lbs 193.00; 725-775 lbs 184.00-186.00; pkg 864 lbs 160.00.
Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1: 450-500 lbs 267.00-288.00; 500-600 lbs 241.00-258.00; few 600 lbs 239.00; pkg 690 lbs 212.50; 730 lbs 203.00; 820 lbs 201.50; 1000 lbs 155.50.
Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1: Calves: few 325-340 lbs 315.00-317.50; pkg 385 lbs 284.00; 400-450 lbs 262.00-277.00, 435 lbs fleshy 247.00, 405 lbs thin fleshed 288.00; 450-500 lbs 250.00-270.00, 475-500 lbs fleshy 237.00-247.00; 500-575 lbs 243.00-254.50, 500-600 lbs fleshy 224.00-243.00, 525 lbs thin fleshed 261.00; 600-700 lbs 209.00-224.50; 760 lbs 202.50; Yearlings: 600-650 lbs 226.00-240.00; 650-700 lbs 222.00-235.00; 700-730 lbs 215.00-222.00; 775-800 lbs 207.50-213.50, 775-800 lbs fleshy 201.50-204.00; 800-825 lbs 201.50214.25; 850-900 lbs 193.00-201.00; 900-960 lbs 186.00-191.50.

Hamilton Sheep & Goats

Hamilton, TX — September 15

Receipts at Hamilton Sheep and Goat Sale: 2155. Kids $10 higher; nannies $20 higher; wool lambs $10 higher; dorper lambs $10 higher; BBD lambs $10 higher; ewes $10 higher.
Slaughter Kids: feeders 20-40 lbs. $200-260; light slaughter 40-70 lbs. $180-240; heavy slaughter 70 lbs. & up $180-250.
Slaughter Nannies: Thin $50-70/hd; Medium $80-125/hd; Fleshy $140-180/hd.
Boer & Boer Cross Replacement Nannies: Med. Quality $125-150/hd; Choice Quality $175-200/hd.
Spanish, Boer, & Boer Cross Billies: Slaughter $110-160; Breeding NT.
Wool lambs: feeders 20-40 lbs. NT; lt. slaughter 40-70 lbs. $180-210; heavy slaughter 70 lbs. & up $110-175.
Dorper lambs: feeders 20-40 lbs. $180-260; lt. slaughter 40-70 lbs. $180-230; heavy slaughter 70 lbs. & up $160-210.
Ewes: Stocker NT; Slaughter $70-95.
Barbadoes: Lambs $140-225; Ewes $40-125; Bucks $100-1400/hd.
Dorper: Ewes $75-175/hd; Lambs NT; Bucks $70-125/hd.

Sulphur Springs Livestock Auction

Sulphur Springs, TX — September 15

1610 head.
Steers: under 300 lbs. $180-345; 300-400 lbs. $175-335; 400-500 lbs. $175-305; over 500 lbs. $155-275.
Heifers: under 300 lbs. $175-305; 300-400 lbs. $175-295; 400-500 lbs. $175-262.50; over 500 lbs. $160-235.
Packer cows $78-130. Packer bulls $107-150. Stocker cows $1025-2325. Cow/calf pairs $1550-2725. Calves $35-480.

Decatur Monday

Decatur, TX — September 15

(Special) Receipts at Decatur Livestock Market were 1376 head including: 39 bulls, 252 cows, 61 calves, 79 Longhorns, 264 stocker heifers, 315 stocker bulls/steers, 132 feeder heifers, 233 feeder bulls/steers. Average prices $1233, September 8 $1200. A year ago $696. Nationally the market is steady with upper price pressure on better quality cattle. Decatur had some producers dispersing or reducing their inventory because of shortage of water or grass while others were aggressively trying to add to their herd because of improved water and forage conditions. New orders are being released to the buyers for stocker calves to get ready for wheat grazing. Weaned calves vaccinated against respiratory illness are in high demand. Consignments open for their 22nd annual “Fall Roundup”, Saturday, November 15. Call 940-627-5599 or email dlmteam@aol.com to consign your cattle today.
Steers: 200-299 lbs. $150-395; WA $295.83; 300-399 lbs. $170-355; WA $274.41; 400-499 lbs. $132.50-307.50, WA $257.53; 500-599 lbs. $110-265, WA $232.60; 600-699 lbs. $70-246, WA $215.13; 700-799 lbs. $158-214.75, WA $205.47; 800-899 lbs. $115-216.50; WA $204.52; 900-999 lbs. $122-190, WA $175.85.
Heifers: 200-299 lbs. $175-390, WA $268.08; 300-399 lbs. $170-300, WA $248.17; 400-499 lbs. $200-267, WA $234.54; 500-599 lbs. $85-247.50, WA $216.74; 600-699 lbs. $80-212.50; WA $194.41; 700-799 lbs. $141-210, WA $194.27; 800-899 lbs. $170-198.25, WA $196.78; 900-999 lbs. NT, WA NT.
Pairs: young $2550-3200; mid-age $2200-3000. Pregnancy tested cows: young NT; mid-age $1500-2250.
Packer cows: under 1100 lbs. $90-160; over 1100 lbs. $106.50-133. Feeder bulls $175-202.50.
Bulls, Y.G. 1 & 2, 1400-2000 lbs. $140-146.
Calves: under 100 lbs.: dairy $150-210, beef $150-440; 100-200 lb. $385-710.
Some representative sales: Schumacher Brothers, Gainesville, 200 lb. steer at $395; Jack McCue, Mead, 310 lb. steer at $355; Mike Wilbanks, Boyd, 3 head deal, 415 lb. steer at $307.50; Don Hickey, Denton, 205 lb. heifer at $380; Richard Johnson, Decatur, 325 lb. heifer at $300; Gary Thompson, Ft. Worth, 425 lb. heifer at $267.50.

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