MARKETS

Milano Tuesday

Milano, TX — October 21

Cattle and Calves: 858.
Steers: Medium and Large 1 Under 300 lbs. NT; 300-400 lbs 221.00-335.00; 400-500 lbs 247.00-317.00; 500-600 lbs 217.00-281.00; 600-700 lbs 196.00-243.00; over 700 lbs NT.
Heifers: Medium and Large 1 Under 300 lbs. NT; 300-400 lbs 236.00-301.00; 400-500 lbs 230.00-281.00; 500-600 lbs 209.00-271.00; 600-700 lbs 193.00-233.00.
Slaughter Cows: $81-120. Slaughter Bulls: $120-130. Bred Heifers: NT. Bred Cows: $1650-3025. Pairs: $1800-3100.

Hamilton Tuesday

Hamilton, TX — October 21

Receipts 202. Hamilton had a steady market. There were 2 or 3 sets of calves that were really good and a set that had some condition that topped the market. These were all local cattle that had been worked and really looked good. If you have cattle to sell, give them a call.
Steers: No. 1, 200-300 lbs. $292-353; 300-400 lbs. $284-325; 400-500 lbs. $247-302; 500-600 lbs. $219-256; 600-700 lbs. $209-237; 700 lbs. & up $192-197.
Heifers: No. 1, 200-300 lbs. $302-312; 300-400 lbs. $244-290; 400-500 lbs. $217-250; 500-600 lbs. $216-240; 600-700 lbs. $206-230; 700 lbs. & up $191-197.
Packer cows, high yielding $107-113; med. yielding $99-104; low yielding $96-98.
Packer bulls, high yielding $119-126; med. yielding NT; low yielding NT.
Cow-calf pairs: choice NT; med. quality $1600-1875; aged NT.
Bred cows: choice NT; med. quality $1000-1725; aged NT.
Stocker steers steady. Feeder steers steady. Stocker heifers steady. Feeder heifers steady. Packer cows steady. Packer bulls steady. Cow/calf pairs steady. Bred cows steady.

Meridian Tuesday

Meridian, TX — October 21

(Special) Receipts at Meridian Livestock Commission: 395. Stocker and feeder steers steady. Stocker and feeder heifers steady. Slaughter cows no test. Packer bulls no test. Cow/calf pairs no test. Young replacements no test.
Steers: No. 1, under 300 lbs. $330-380; 300-400 lbs. $325-360; 400-500 lbs. $270-325; 500-600 lbs. $240-279; 600-700 lbs. $225-245; 700-800 lbs. NT.
Heifers: No. 1, under 300 lbs. NT; 300-400 lbs. $275-320; 400-500 lbs. $240-285; 500-600 lbs. $225-240 few to $255; 600-700 lbs. $200-225 few to $240; 700-800 lbs. NT.
Slaughter cows, high yielding $110-123.50; low yielding $95-105; fats $105-120; thin & shelly $85-95.
Packer bulls $125-139.50.
Pairs: young choice NT; young fair NT; aged pairs $1750-1900.
Young pregnancy tested stocker replacement cows $1750-2700.

OKC West Wednesday

Oklahoma City, OK — October 22

(F‑S) Receipts at OKC West - El Reno Livestock Market: 5732. Feeder steers sold $5-10 higher. Feeder heifers were lightly tested not enough comparable sales for an accurate market trend. Steer calves sold $5-8 higher; calves under 400 lbs traded sharply higher. Heifer calves sold steady to $4 higher. Demand good to very good for all classes, especially for long weaned calves headed for wheat pasture. Widespread rains moved across the state this afternoon bring rain over most of Oklahoma.
Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1: Calves: 340-375 lbs 385.00-405.00, lot 375 lbs thin fleshed 397.50; 400-450 lbs 333.00-370.00; 450-500 lbs 291.00-325.00; 500-550 lbs 279.00-305.00, fancy 310.00; 550-600 lbs 270.00-288.00; 600-700 lbs 233.00-251.00, 665 lb fleshy 226.00; 700-750 lbs 215.00-226.00, fleshy 210.00; Yearlings: 600-700 lbs 252.00-268.50; 700-750 lbs 240.00-253.00; 750-800 lbs 237.00-245.50; 800-850 lbs 230.50-239.50; 850-900 lbs 227.70-231.75; 900-930 lbs 219.50-224.60.
Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1: 400-450 lbs 295.00-360.00; 480-500 lbs 283.00-285.00; 540-550 lbs 250.00-257.00; 630 lb calves 210.00; 640-650 lbs 224.00-237.00; 700-775 lbs 179.00-207.00.
Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1: Calves: 340-400 lbs 320.00-350.00; 415-450 lbs 287.00-291.00, pkg 430 lbs thin fleshed 282.00; 450-500 lbs 254.00-279.00; 500-600 lbs 232.00-252.00, few 540 lb thin fleshed 280.00; 600-700 lbs 217.00-233.00; Yearlings: 615-700 lbs 234.00-241.50; 700-800 lbs 217.75-233.00; 800-900 lbs 205.00-209.00; lot 995 lbs 186.00; lot 1005 lbs 168.00.

Oklahoma Hay

Oklahoma City, OK – October 23

(F-S) Alfalfa trade light this week with few new trades confirmed. Most movement on prior sales or contracts. Demand remains fairly good for dairy quality alfalfa and very light for other offerings. Grass hay demand extremely light in most areas with little movement noted. Widespread but mostly light rainfall fell overnight and will benefit wheat pasture.
Alfalfa Central Oklahoma: Premium quality $190-200. Supreme dairy hay $210-220. Some Good quality $130-165 at edge of field. Fair quality $90-100.
Eastern Oklahoma: Premium quality $185-200. Good quality $100-150 per ton. Premium quality small square bales $10-12 per bale.
Western Oklahoma: Premium quality $180-200. Supreme quality $200-220. Good dry cow hay $130-160. Good quality bleached $110-120. Grinding hay $90-100. Small square bales Premium quality $9-12 per bale.
Grass Hay Central Oklahoma: Prairie hay 4x5 bales $25-30 per bale, mostly $25-28. Good Bermuda $65-70 per bale in 5x6 bales. Fair quality Bermuda 5x6 round bales $35-40 per bale. Mixed grass small square bales Good quality $5-6 per bale in the field.
Western Oklahoma: Fair to Good Bermuda grass 5x6 bales $50-60 per bale, best quality Bermuda $60-70 per bale. Prairie hay 4x5 bales $25-30. Crab grass 5x6 bales $35-40 per bale.
Eastern Oklahoma: Good mixed grass hay in 4x5 bales $25-30 per bale, mostly $25-28. Bermuda 5x6 bales $50-70 per bale. Bermuda small square bales $6-8 per bale.

San Angelo Cattle

San Angelo, TX — October 23

(F-S) Receipts at Producers Livestock Auction Co.: 1369. Feeder steers and heifers weak. Slaughter cows $1-3 lower; slaughter bulls $3-5 lower. Stock cows and pairs steady. Trading fairly active, demand good.
Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 278 lbs 360.00; 300-400 lbs 316.00-334.00; 400-500 lbs 294.00-305.00; 500-550 lbs 272.00-284.00; 600-700 lbs 236.00-244.00; 700-800 lbs 217.00-228.00, few 231.00-232.00; 800-850 lbs 214.00-215.00.
Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 2 500-600 lbs 196.00-217.00; 600-700 lbs 195.00-204.00; 700-850 lbs 172.00-188.00.
Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 203 lbs 350.00; 300-400 lbs 304.00-308.00; 500-600 lbs 231.00-244.00; 600-650 lbs 226.00-235.00; 700-900 lbs 202.00-211.00, few 228.00.
Slaughter Cows: %Lean weight avg dress hi-dress low-dress Breakers 75-80 1343 lbs 104.00-113.50. Boners 80-85 950-1475 lbs 107.00-117.50 119.00-124.00. Lean 85-90 850-1250 lbs 100.00-108.00 88.00-100.00. Lean 85-90 600-900 lbs 81.00-90.00.
Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1 1650-2000 lbs 129.00-137.00; low-dressing 1200-1800 lbs 112.00-131.00.
Pregnancy Tested Stock Cows And Heifers: All sold by the head. Medium and Large 1 2100.00-2175.00.
Cow/Calf Pairs: All sold by the pair. All have 200-450 lbs calves. Medium and Large 1-2 2650.00.
Stocker And Feeder Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 (young) 900-1000 lbs no test; (young and middle age) 1023 lbs 146.00 cwt; (middle age) 900-1400 lbs 128.00-131.00 cwt; (thin &/or aged) 900-1350 lbs 114.00-126.00.

Superior Livestock
Select Replacement Female Auction

Fort Worth, TX - October 23

Cattle producers from 18 states consigned 5,260 replacement heifers, pairs, bred cows and bred heifers to the Superior Livestock satellite video auction. The auction was held and broadcast from the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards in Fort Worth, TX.
Replacement heifers and bred cows held steady with first calf heifer pairs bringing $200-500 higher. Bred heifers brought $200-400 more than our last Select Sale.
Replacement Heifers: Red Rock Cattle, Medicine Lodge, KS, 540 lbs., Out of Red Angus cows by Hereford & Red Angus bulls, $1600, November del. Chuck Haslouer, Salina, KS, 735 lbs., BVD PI Free, Sup Prog Genetics, Angus & Angus cross, sired by Nichols Farms Angus bulls, $1810, Oct-Nov del.
1st Calf Heifer Pairs: Canadian Valley Ranch LP, Seminole, OK, 1150 lbs., Sup Prog Genetics, Red Angus, 10% of calves AI sired by Brown Redemption, bal by sons of Brown Redemption, $4,050, Oct-Nov del. Shamburg Cattle, Eureka, KS, 1200 lbs., Angus & Angus cross, calves sired by sons of Traveler 004, Bismarck, Final Answer, Image Maker & Future Direction, $3,700, Oct-Nov del.
Bred Cows: Floyd Ferrell, Sikeston, MO, 1200lbs, Sup Prog Genetics, Red Angus, Gill Red Angus & Feddes Red Angus genetics, AI’d to Accelerated Genetics GMRA Trilogy, $3300, December del.
Bred Heifers: LT Premium, Meridan, WY, 950 lbs., Sup Prog Genetics, BWF hfrs out of Angus cows by Topp Herefords bulls, $2750, November del. LT Premium, Meridan, WY, 1000 lbs., Sup Prog Genetics, BWF hfrs out of Angus cows by Topp Herefords bulls, $2875, November del. M&R Cattle Co., Medicine Lodge, KS, 1025 lbs., Red Angus, AI’d to Pinnacle & Above & Beyond, $2825, November del. Shafer Land & Cattle, Inc., Wray, CO, 1050 lbs., Sup Prog Genetics, Red Angus hfrs with Pieper & Wedel genetics, $3100, November del. Eugene Raap, Aberdeen, SD, 1135 lbs., Sup Prog Genetics, Angus (Sitz Alliance, Bar EXT Traveler, Mytty In Focus, GDAR Oscar & Lead On bloodlines), $3000, Oct-Nov del. Rex Buchman, Strong City, KS, 1150 lbs., Sup Prog Genetics, Out of Red Angus (some with Hereford infl) cows by CK Ranch Red Angus bulls, $2800, Oct-Nov del.

Jordan Weekly Market Report

Mason & San Saba - October 23

Receipts totaled 2456 head for the week. Demand was strong with the stocker steers $5 higher with 5 steers at 400 lbs at $350 ($1400) and stocker heifers were steady. The feeder steers were steady to $1 higher with 6 weighing 695 lbs at $246 and 4 at 865 lbs $216 ($1868.40). The feeder heifers were $2-5 higher with 7 at 794 lbs at $210 ($1667.40). The packer cows were $1 higher with the top cow at $130 and bulls were $2 lower with the highest bull at $139. Pairs and bred cows sold strong and in good demand.
Steers: Choice lightweight calves $300-360; Choice medium weight calves $245-345; Choice heavyweight calves $225-255.
Heifers: Choice lightweight calves $280-400; Choice medium weight calves $215-320; Choice heavyweight calves $205-238.
Yearlings: Choice lightweight steers $215-238; Choice heavyweight steers $210-222; Choice lightweight heifers $195-219; Choice heavyweight heifers $185-202.50; #2 Steer calves & yearlings $210-270; #2 Heifer calves & yearlings $187-240; Shorties & Plainer calves & yearlings $160-200.
Cows: Choice bred $2000-2625; Medium to good bred $1650-1990; Plainer & older bred $1100-1640; High yield $116-130; Medium yield $108-115; Low yield $95-107; Heiferettes & young stockers $160-200.
Bulls: High yield $130-139; Medium yield $125-129; Low yield $118-124; Feeders $118-130.
Pairs: Choice up to $2400-2875; Medium to good $2010-2390; Plainer & older pairs $1600-2000.
Some representative sales: AMM Cattle, Comfort, 5 steers 399 lbs at $350; Hanging H, Pecos, 8 steers 450 lbs at $316; JCC, San Saba, 14 steers 551 lbs at $270; Ziegler Cattle LLC, Mason, 2 heifers 403 lbs at $320; Robbie Broyles, San Saba, 1 heifer 665 lbs at $229; Sandford Cattle LLC, Greenwood, 12 heifers 880 lbs at $195.

Gainesville Friday

Gainesville, TX — October 24

(Special) Receipts at Gainesville Livestock Market, Inc. 1786. Calf market steady to $3 higher on all classes. Front end vaccinated calves soring above the unworked calves. The weaned calves ready to go straight out on wheat are topping the market with the most activity from the buyers. Feeder cattle $2 higher on heifers. Steers steady. Packer cows steady to $2 higher with the lean cows bringing the most. Stock cows steady with the young cows showing the highest demand. Friday, October 31 they will have 50 head of Longhorn cows and pairs along with their normal cattle sale. The Special Female Replacement Sale will be on November 12.
Gainesville can work your cows and calves for you to help you maximize your profits when you sell your calves. We can't stress the need for the calves to be worked and vaccinated. They sure don't mind doing it for you. The $9 per head to work your calves is the cheapest money you can spend. Let Gainesville do the work for you and get you the most out of your calves.
Feeder Steers: Medium and large frame, 200-300 lbs., No. 1 $365-400, No. 2-3 $280-300; 300-400 lbs., No. 1 $325-375, No. 2-3 $260-285; 400-500 lbs., No. 1 $265-295, No. 2-3 $230-250; 500-600 lbs., No. 1 $265-290, No. 2-3 $215-230; 600-700 lbs., No. 1 $235-255, No. 2-3 $200-220; 700-800 lbs., No. 1 $225-240, No. 2-3 $200-215.
Feeder Heifers: Medium and large frame, 200-300 lbs., No. 1 $300-350, No. 2-3 $240-270; 300-400 lbs., No. 1 $270-305, No. 2-3 $220-255; 400-500 lbs., No. 1 $245-265, No. 2-3 $200-225; 500-600 lbs., No. 1 $235-252, No. 2-3 $200-220; 600-700 lbs., No. 1 $220-242, No. 2-3 $190-210; 700-800 lbs., No. 1 $217-230, No. 2-3 $190-210.
Slaughter bulls: Y.G. 1-2, 1200-2050 lbs. $130-145. Slaughter cows 1-3, $115-125, cutters $95-111.
Stocker cows PD'd tested 3-9 years: Large frame $1900-2450, medium frame $1500-1850.
Cow and calf pairs: Cows with calves under 250 lbs., large frame $2300-2800, medium frame $1800-2100.
Baby Calves: Holstein calves NT, crossbreds $350-450.

Hugo Friday

Hugo, OK — October 24

(Special) Receipts at Hugo Livestock Market: 853 head.
Steers: 200-250 lb. $208-385; 250-300 lb. $283.57-370; 300-350 lb. $299.05-375; 350-400 lb. $276.41-325; 400-450 lb. $269.86-321; 450-500 lb. $247.04-300; 500-550 lb. $235.83-275; 550-600 lb. $232.05-255; 600-650 lb. $221.91-245; 650-700 lb. $213.01-247.50; 700-750 lb. $216.93-233; 750-800 lb. $206.73-220; 800 lbs. and up $187.50-227.
Heifers: 200-250 lb. $305-340; 250-300 lb. $266.67-325; 300-350 lb. $235.18-320; 350-400 lb. $256.39-310; 400-450 lb. $248.76-315; 450-500 lb. $231.61-297.50; 500-550 lb. $222.97-255; 550-600 lb. $217.05-232.50; 600-650 lb. $211.05-232.50; 650-700 lb. $196.71-211; 700-750 lb. $211.50-232.50; 750-800 lb. NT; 800 lbs. and up NT.
Stocker cows $80-200. Slaughter cows $75-126. Bulls $110-170. Pairs $1650-1950. Cows per head $600-2600. Bulls per head NT.

Texas Hay

Amarillo, TX — October 24

(F-S) Alfalfa prices were weak to $5 lower as some producers are coming down on prices to get hay moving. Other classes of hay remain steady. Trade activity was light to moderate on moderate demand. Wide price spreads mainly due to freight and sometimes quality as there remains to be hay that was rained on in the market. Feedlots and dairies continue to buy on an ‘as needed’ basis and a few ranchers are beginning to consider stocking up for winter months ahead. Weather across the state has been mild so far with temperatures in the 70’s during the day and 40’s at night. 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. Large Bales: Delivered: Premium to Supreme $230-270; Good to Premium $210-230. Chopped Alfalfa: Delivered to feedlots: $170-185. Calf hay $190-195. Coastal Bermuda: Large Bales: Delivered: $180-200, $100 per bale. Bluestem: Large Bales: Delivered: $60 per role. Hay Grazer: Large Bales: Delivered: $100-115. Grass Hay: Large Bales: Delivered: $125. Small Bales: Delivered: $7 per bale. Sudan: Large Bales: Delivered: $130. Wheat: Large Bales: Delivered: $182. Wheat Straw: Large Bales: FOB: $70. CRP Hay: Large Bales: Delivered: $80.
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 $230-265, $7-8 per bale; Fair to Good $165-200, $5-6 per bale. Large Rounds: FOB: Good to Premium $60-80 per roll, $120-160 per ton; Fair to Good $30-50 per roll, $60-100 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; Fair to Good $100-120, 50.00-$60 per roll. Grass Hay: Large Rounds: FOB: $40 per roll.

Superior Livestock Auction

Fort Worth, TX — October 24

Cattle producers from 22 states consigned 21,000 stockers, feeders and bred stock to the Superior Livestock satellite video auction. The auction was held and broadcast from the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards in Fort Worth, TX.
Feeder steers held steady while the feeder heifers brought $2-5 more than our last auction. Weaned steer calves were $10-15 higher on lighter weights with the 550 lb. and over steers bringing $5-8 more. Weaned heifer calves were $5-7 higher on all classes. Calves on cows held steady.
Southern Calves: Pretty Hair Creek Ranch, Ponca City, OK, 425 lbs., VAC Precon, Eng & Eng cross sired wnd str clvs, $391, Oct-Nov del. J&J Cattle Co., Bryan, TX, 450 lbs., Eng & Eng Exotic cross sired wnd str clvs, $323, December del. Centerpoint Ranch, Ringling, OK, 525 lbs., Angus cross, Red Angus cross & Char cross sired wnd str clvs, $291, October del. Jack Campbell Ranch LLC, Henryetta, OK, 560 lbs., VAC 45, Cert Natural Plus, Out of Red Angus base (Leachman bloodlines) cows by Red Alliance Red Angus bulls sired wnd str clvs, $296, November del. Henry Ranch – Danny Randolph, Perryton, TX, 585 lbs., VAC 45, Cert Natural Plus, Out of Angus, Angus base & Angus Hereford cross cows (Rito, Travaler & Sitz Alliance infl) by sons of Rito, Image Maker & Objective bulls sired wnd str clvs, $301, Oct-Nov del. Frank Farms, Inc., Manhattan, KS, 635 lbs., VAC 45, Pred Angus, Out of Angus cows by Angus & Mosier Angus Simmental bulls sired wnd str clvs, $270.50, Oct-Nov del. Rocker b Ranch, San Angelo, TX, 700 lbs., S&A Verified, NHTC, Sup Prog Genetics, Out of Black Angus cows by R.A. Brown Angus & Dudley Bros. Hereford bulls sired wnd str clvs, $254, Oct-Nov del. McKnight Ranch Co., Fort Davis, TX, 740 lbs., VAC 45, Cert Natural Plus, Sup Prog Genetics, Out of Angus, BWF & Hereford cows by Donnell Black Angus bulls sired wnd str clvs, $253.50, November del. The Hagadorn Ranch LLC, Show Low, AZ, 525 lbs., Cert Natural, BVD-PI Free, Out of Angus & Angus cross cows by Angus bulls sired str clvs, $277, November del. The Hagadorn Ranch LLC, Show Low, AZ, 500 lbs., Cert Natural, BVD-PI Free, Out of Angus & Angus cross cows by Angus bulls sired hfr clvs, $267, November del. Wagley Ranch, Mineral Wells, TX, 580 lbs., VAC 34, Cert Natural, Out of Angus, Angus cross & BWF cows by Angus & Hereford bulls sired str clvs, $269, November del. Wagley Ranch, Mineral Wells, TX, 570 lbs., VAC 34, Cert Natural, Out of Angus, Angus cross & BWF cows by Angus & Hereford bulls sired hfr clvs, $243, November del.
Northern Calves: JK Cattle Co., Steamboat Springs, CO, 450 lbs., VAC Precon, Out of Angus & Angus Hereford cross cows by Hoover Dam Angus bulls sired wnd str clvs, $345, November del. Leo Basler & Sons, Brush, CO, 560 lbs., VAC 45, Cert Natural Plus, Sup Prog Genetics, Black Angus & Black Angus cross by Sidwell, Lee & Altenberg Simmental Angus cross bulls sired wnd str clvs, $296, November del. J Spear Ranch Co., Paisley, OR, 520 lbs., VAC 45, S&A Verified, NHTC, Cert Natural, Sup Prog Genetics, GAP 4, Out of Hereford & Red Angus cross cows by Lorenzen Red Angus & Pharo Cattle Co. bulls sired wnd str clvs, $300, October del. Redd Ranches LLC, La Sal, UT, 450 lbs., Cert Natural Plus, Sup Prog Genetics, Out of Angus base cows by Redd Ranches Black & Red Angus bulls sired str clvs, $328, November del. Dave, Teri & Kellie Hinman, Wheatland, WY, 530 lbs., VAC 34, Out of Black Angus & Black Angus Maine Anjou cross cows AI’d to Hoover Dam & Legacy bulls sired str clvs, $281, November del. Buzzetti Ranch, Elko, NV, 570 lbs., Out of BWF & Black Angus cows by Black Angus bulls sired str clvs, $267, Oct-Nov del. Buschman Ranch, Spearman, TX, 600 lbs., VAC 34+, Sup Prog Genetics, Out of Angus & Angus cross cows by Express Ranch Angus & Lim-Flex bulls sired str clvs, $265, November del. Buschman Ranch, Spearman, TX, 575 lbs., VAC 34+, Sup Prog Genetics, Out of Angus & Angus cross cows by Express Ranch Angus & Lim-Flex bulls sired hfr clvs, $245, November del.
Southern Yearlings: Poteet Cattle Co., Athens, TX, 625 lbs., VAC 45, Out of Angus & Brangus type cows by Angus bulls sired fdr strs, $253, November del. Tom Cooper, Eldorado Springs, MO, 675 lbs., Angus & Angus cross sired fdr strs, $247, Oct-Nov del. Robert V. Jensen, Rockdale, TX, 725 lbs., Angus cross, Brangus cross, & Char cross sired fdr strs, $247, Oct-Nov del. Jim Bilbrey, Crossville, TN, 745 lbs., Pred Angus cross sired fdr strs, $238, November del. Matt Nielsen, Exira, IA, 800 lbs., Pred Angus & Angus cross sired fdr strs, $239, November del. Roger Welch, Bronson, KS, 825 lbs., 100% Black hided sired fdr strs, $236, November del. REM Directional Inc., Boligee, AL, 625 lbs., VAC Precon, Angus, Angus cross, Brangus cross & Char cross sired fdr hfrs, $240, November del. Kenley’s Mustang Prairie Ranch, Crockett, TX, 660 lbs., VAC 45, Cert Natural Plus, Sup Prog Genetics, Out of Brangus cows by Gardiner Angus bulls sired fdr hfrs, $250.50, November del. Oak Cattle Co., Henrietta, TX, 715 lbs., VAC 45, Angus & Angus cross sired fdr hfrs, $244, October del. Slash Link Cattle Co., Dadeville, MO, 750 lbs., VAC Precon, Eng, Eng cross & Eng Exotic cross sired fdr hfrs, $227, February del. Dan File, Beloit, KS, 780 lbs., Eng, Eng cross & some Exotic cross sired fdr hfrs. $227, December del.
Northern Yearlings: Jackson Ranch, Gerlach, NV, 675 lbs., Out of pred. Hereford, Hereford cross cows by pred Hereford bulls sired fdr strs, $234, October del. Jeff & Mike Cook, Brush, Co., 750 lbs., VAC 45, Cert Natural Plus, Sup Prog Genetics, Out of Red Angus & Red Angus cross cows by reg Altenberg Red Angus, Gold Spur Genetics & Balancer bulls sired fdr strs, $253.50, November del. Doug Bixenman Farms, Grainfield, KS, 825 lbs., Angus Exotic cross sired fdr strs, $229, Nov-Dec del. Alva Deterding, Wray, CO, 910 lbs., Black, BWF, Char, Red, RWF, Eng & Eng cross sired fdr strs, $230, Oct-Nov del.

Buffalo Livestock

Buffalo, TX — October 25

Receipts: 1797.
Slaughter cows: cutter cows $105-125; fat cows $100-115; canner cows $65-105.
Slaughter bulls: heavy bulls $117-140; light bulls $105-125.
Cow/calf pairs & bred cows: choice NT; good $2100-2550; plain $1100-1900; bred cows 3-6 yrs. old $1750-2450.
Steer/bull calves & yearlings: 150-200 lbs. $325-405; 200-300 lbs. $300-355; 300-400 lbs. $285-345; 400-500 lbs. $245-320; 500-600 lbs. $235-286; 600-700 lbs. $210-260; 700-800 lbs. $200-230.
Heifer calves & yearling: 150-200 lbs. $300-360; 200-300 lbs. $275-345; 300-400 lbs. $245-335; 400-500 lbs. $220-315; 500-600 lbs. $210-255; 600-700 lbs. $205-250; 700-800 lbs. $175-216.
These prices reflect the good to choice cattle, and the plainer cattle would be $15-20 behind these figures.

Paris Saturday

Paris, TX — October 25

(Special) Receipts at Cattlemen's Livestock Commission: 1144 head of cattle and calves.
Steers: 300 lbs. and under $305-380; 300-400 lbs. $280-350; 400-500 lbs. $250-315; 500-600 lbs. $215-265; 600-700 lbs. $180-235; 700-800 lbs. $165-225; 800-900 lbs. $155-212.
Heifers: 300 lbs. and under $250-370, 300-400 lbs. $260-335; 400-500 lbs. $230-310; 500-600 lbs. $200-250; 600-700 lbs. $175-220; 700-800 lbs. $160-210; 800-900 lbs. $150-200.
Slaughter cows $70-123. Slaughter bulls $100-147. Stocker cows $1050-2400, pairs $1300-3000. Baby calves $150-550.
Holstein: steers 300-600 lbs. $130-185. Holstein: heifers 550-750 lbs. NT. Goats and sheeps 14 head at $40-200.

New Summerfield Saturday

New Summerfield, TX — October 25

(Special) Receipts at Tri County Livestock Market, 1190 head. Some plain cattle below these figures.
Steers: under 300 lbs. $210-360; 300-400 lbs. $190-319; 400-500 lbs. $180-309; 500-600 lbs. $170-279; 600-700 lbs. $160-239; 700-800 lbs. $150-215.
Heifers: under 300 lbs. $185-313; 300-400 lbs. $175-289; 400-500 lbs. $165-275; 500-600 lbs. $155-237; 600-700 lbs. $145-247; 700-800 lbs. $135-219.
Slaughter cows $80-118. Heavy bulls $110-137.50. Stocker cows $900-2230. Cow/calf pairs (top) $1800-2490. Baby calves up to $200-365.

Great Western Stockyards

Bonham, TX — October 27

Number of head: 138.
Steers: 200-250 lb. $300-300; 250-300 lb. NT; 300-350 lb. $282-282; 350-400 lb. $242-275; 400-450 lb. $241.43-262.50; 450-500 lb. $230.93-252.50; 500-550 lb. $226.67-239; 550-600 lb. $211.75-230; 600-650 lb. $193.25-219; 650-700 lb. $207.67-216; 700-750 lb. $157-196; 750-800 lb. NT; 800 lbs. and up NT.
Heifers: 200-250 lb. NT; 250-300 lb. $237.50-237.50; 300-350 lb. $192-192; 350-400 lb. $205-225; 400-450 lb. $208.57-235; 450-500 lb. $211.19-227; 500-550 lb. $215.80-225; 550-600 lb. $210.33-227; 600-650 lb. $209-220; 650-700 lb. $187-224; 700-750 lb. NT; 750-800 lb. $178-186; 800 lbs. and up NT.
Stocker cows $1425. Packer cows $60-137. Packer bulls $95-178. Stocker bulls NT. Pairs $2900-2900.

Jordan Special Sale

San Saba, TX — October 25

(Special) Receipts totaled 2406 head. The market was very strong and several dollars higher with buyers from New Mexico, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas, Florida, Kansas, and all across Texas along with 653 on the internet. The pairs were in very good demand with most of the better younger and fleshier pairs bringing from $3000-3700. A few of the pairs that were carrying less flesh ranged from $2800 up to $3200. A choice offering of over 1000 bred cows sold with the better longbred selling from $2800 up to $3550 except for some Brahman that ranged from $3600 up to $4100. Some of the shortbred and medium bred cows brought from $2200 up to $2925. Over 1250 head of bred heifers were offered with the longbred heifers mostly ranging from $2500 up to $3400. The late winter and spring calving heifers sold mostly in a range from $2250 up to $2600. The open heifers were in strong demand with most selling from $1600 up to $2150 except for a set of 35 F-1 Tigerstripes that sold mostly from $2700-2800. The next replacement female sale will be on Saturday, December 6, a San Saba, TX starting at 10:00 a.m.
Some representative sales: Robert Burrell, 3 Angus pair, at $3500; Jim Odiorne, 9 Angus pair, at $3550; John Evridge, 11 Brangus pair 3in1, at $3575; Bernice Jenschke, 4 Brangus heifers LB, at $3050; Wanda Young, 5 Angus cows LB, at $3050; Voca Ranch, 17 black & BWF cows MB, at $2575; Larry Hackleman, 18 Angus heifers LB, at $2700; Willow Creek Ranch, 25 Angus+ pair, at $3300; Sandford Cattle LLC, 11 Angus heifers LB, at $2525; L Bar Cattle, 4 Tigerstripe pair 3in1, at $3300; Nash & Thompson, 19 Hereford cows LB, at $2725; JK Ranch, 9 Hereford heifers MB, at $2550; Kevin & Terra McMahon, 6 Sim/Angus pair, at $3450; Robin Claiborne, 5 registered Brahman pair, at $3525; 2A Cattle Co., 23 Angus cows LB, at $2925; Sealy Ranch, 7 Red Angus cows pair 3in1, at $3350; Simpson Cattle Co., 28 Brangus heifers LB, at $3000; Double LL, 26 Angus heifers LB, at $2450; East End Cattle Co., 45 BMF heifers LB, at $2625; S&V Livestock, 5 Angus cows LB, at $3100; Mac A Coalson, 44 Brangus heifers open, at $2000; Benny Jarvis, 6 Angus heifers LB, at $2500; DK Ranch, 7 Brangus cows LB, at $3050; Roland Rode, 21 Angus heifers LB, at $2625; Waco Creek Ranch, 15 BMF heifers LB, at $2575; Sheria L Koch, 5 Angus pair, at $3200; Lamar Johanson, 4 Tigerstripe heifers open, at $2700; M-B Cattle Co., 8 Brangus cows LB, at $3175; N&L Ranch, 6 red cows LB, at $2750; Yates & Jordan, 12 RMF heifers MB, at $2525; Joe David Yates Inc., 21 Angus heifers MB, at $2650; Keith Rogers, 4 registered Hereford heifers open, at $2125; Cole Patton, 6 Angus X heifers MB, at $2600; JHL Ranch, 4 Angus pair, at $3400; Quail Creek Ranch, 12 Hereford heifers MB, at $2525; Jacob Massey, 5 black Angus cows LB, at $2900; KNM Cattle LLC, 16 Brangus heifers open, at $2050; Richard Myrick, 11 Angus heifers LB, at $2775; Cheyenne Cattle, 16 Brangus heifers open, at $2150; Joe Stewart, 24 Angus+ heifers MB, at $2475; Scott Brown, 16 yellow cows MB, at $2675; David Stone, 4 Brangus pair, at $3325.

Fort Smith Monday

Ft. Smith Livestock Auction – October 27

Receipts: 650. Slaughter cows steady to $2 lower. Slaughter bulls $3-5 lower. Feeder steers and heifers $6-8 higher, instances higher on light weight calves.
Slaughter Cows: %Lean Weight Average Dress High Dress Low Dress Breakers 75-80% 1000-1500 105.00-109.50 110.00-114.00 100.00-104.50. Boners 80-85% 950-1400 111.00-115.50 116.00-120.00 106.00-110.50. Lean 85-90% 900-1300 108.00-112.50 113.00-117.00 103.00-107.50. Light 85-92% 700-950 87.00-91.00 93.00-98.00 78.00-82.00.
Slaughter Bulls: Weight Average Dress High Dress Low Dress Y.G. 1-2 1000-2100 133.00 121.00.
Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1 Wt Range Price Range: 303-345 310.00-370.00; 350-380 310.00-330.00; 405-410 302.50-310.00; 455-493 274.00-282.50; 505-545 258.00-267.00; 685-685 229.00.
Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1 Wt Range Price Range: 328-340 295.00-320.00; 355-390 305.00-315.00; 400-410 277.50-280.00; 490-490 270.00-278.00; 513-538 230.00-236.00; 555-595 222.00-228.00; 600-640 210.00-216.00; 660-660 213.00-217.00; 750-760 199.00-204.00.
Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1 Wt Range Price Range: 350-350 290.00-295.00; 415-420 280.00-282.50; 450-495 262.00-265.00; 515-525 246.00-255.00; 585-590 234.00-235.00; 605-620 227.00-236.00; 653-653 228.00; 700-730 192.00-213.00; 760-760 198.00.
Replacement Cows: Pre-tested for bangs; pregnancy; and age. Medium and Large 1-2: Age Weight Months Bred Price 1-3 year old 650-850 open heiferettes 200.00-265.00 2-6 year old 750-1150 open cows 134.00-160.00 3-6 year old 600-1350 open cows 120.00-129.00 2-7 year old 600-1300 open cows 109.00-119.00 2-7 year old 900-1350 open cows 89.00-97.00 3-6 year old 850-1400 first stage 1100.00-1600.00 per head 2-7 year old 1200-1700 second stage 1675.00-1850.00 per head 2-7 year old 700-1400 second stage 1000.00-1575.00 per head 2-7 year old 1100-1500 third stage 1300.00-2000.00 per head.
Cow-Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2: Age Cow Weight Calf Wt Price 4 year old 700 200 1950.00 per pair.

Oklahoma City Monday

Oklahoma City, OK — October 27

(F‑S) Receipts at Oklahoma National Stockyards: 7,935. Feeder steers weighing under 800 lbs mostly steady to $2 lower. Feeder steers weighing over 800 lbs steady to $2 higher. Feeder heifers steady to $5 lower. Steers and heifer calves mostly steady to $5 higher on limited comparable sales from the previous week. Demand good on moderate to active trading activity. Quality is plain to attractive, with more crossbred cattle on offer this week. Near record high temperatures are forecasted today, with more typical fall weather returning through the end of the week. The warm weather has helped progress winter wheat planting to 84 percent complete, with 66 percent of the crop emerged according to USDA-NASS.
Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1: Calves: lot 325 lbs 385.00; pkg 355 lbs thin fleshed 412.50; 400-450 lbs 337.00, fancy 331.00-339.00; 450-500 lbs 287.00-305.00; 500-550 lbs 287.00-296.00, fleshy 263.00-273.00; 550-600 lbs 260.00-288.00, value added 295.00, fancy 305.00-306.00, fleshy 245.00; 600-650 lbs 231.50-248.00, fleshy 226.00-229.00; 650-700 lbs 225.00-235.00, fleshy 220.00; 700-775 lbs 223.00-228.00; 800-825 lbs 217.00-221.00; Yearlings: 600-700 lbs 240.00-252.00, thin fleshed 260.00; 700-750 lbs 236.00-240.00; 750-800 lbs 231.00-239.00; 800-850 lbs 230.00-236.75; 875-900 lbs 222.00-227.00; 900-955 lbs 215.00-222.50, fleshy 208.00-209.00.
Holstein Steers Large 3: lot 375 lbs 203.00; load 515 lbs 192.00; pkg 670 lbs 171.00; load 775 lbs 186.00; few 940 lbs 136.00.
Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1: 300-375 lbs 353.00-390.00; 425-475 lbs 292.00-317.00; 550-600 lbs 233.00-259.50; 625-650 lbs calves 222.50-223.00; few 700 lbs 217.00.
Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1: Calves: 350-400 lbs 310.00-365.00, fancy 341.00-347.00; 400-450 lbs 272.50-286.00, fancy 292.00; 450-500 lbs 260.00-280.00; 500-600 lbs 240.00-266.00, value added 270.00, fleshy 222.00-233.00; 600-700 lbs 214.00-231.00, fancy 237.00; 700-800 lbs 205.00-215.00; Yearlings: 600-650 lbs 233.00-245.00; 650-700 lbs 225.00-239.00; 700-750 lbs 221.00-230.00; 815-900 lbs 199.00-208.00; 980 lbs 194.00; pkg 1025 lbs 193.00.

Hamilton Sheep & Goats

Hamilton, TX — October 27

Receipts at Hamilton Sheep and Goat Sale: 2141. Kids steady; nannies steady; wool lambs steady; dorper lambs $10 higher; BBD lambs steady; ewes $10 lower.
Slaughter Kids: feeders 20-40 lbs. $180-260; light slaughter 40-70 lbs. $180-235; heavy slaughter 70 lbs. & up $180-230.
Slaughter Nannies: Thin $40-60/hd; Medium $75-100/hd; Fleshy $100-175/hd.
Boer & Boer Cross Replacement Nannies: Med. Quality $100-150/hd; Choice Quality $150-175/hd.
Spanish, Boer, & Boer Cross Billies: Slaughter $100-145; Breeding NT.
Wool lambs: feeders 20-40 lbs. NT; lt. slaughter 40-70 lbs. $130-180; heavy slaughter 70 lbs. & up $110-130.
Dorper lambs: feeders 20-40 lbs. $180-240; lt. slaughter 40-70 lbs. $130-200; heavy slaughter 70 lbs. & up $140-180.
Ewes: Stocker NT; Slaughter $60-80.
Barbadoes: Lambs $140-220; Ewes $30-90/hd; Bucks $75-1000/hd.
Dorper: Ewes $50-150/hd; Lambs NT; Bucks $70-110.

Decatur Monday

Decatur, TX — October 27

(Special) Receipts at Decatur Livestock Market were 1577 head including: 17 bulls, 277 cows, 33 calves, 82 Longhorns, 360 stocker heifers, 376 stocker bulls/steers, 168 feeder heifers, 264 feeder bulls/steers. Average prices $1189, October 20 $1233. A year ago $807. The market was more selective with good demand for quality but moderate for Xbreds and plainer calves as well as 2-3 weights. Strong demand for replacement quality heifers pushed prices for 7 weights significantly higher. Bred cows and pairs steady. Packer cows higher but tempered by anticipation of increased supply as fall culling gets underway. 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. $130-365; WA $338.75; 300-399 lbs. $110-385; WA $280; 400-499 lbs. $100-345, WA $258.45; 500-599 lbs. $108-285, WA $224.47; 600-699 lbs. $120-247.50, WA $217.39; 700-799 lbs. $70-237.50 WA $216.51; 800-899 lbs. NT; WA NT; 900-999 lbs. NT, WA NT.
Heifers: 200-299 lbs. $195-345, WA $279.52; 300-399 lbs. $150-300, WA $260.63; 400-499 lbs. $65-275, WA $231.93; 500-599 lbs. $70-252.50, WA $221.73; 600-699 lbs. $75-235; WA $209.93; 700-799 lbs. $135-230, WA $201.94; 800-899 lbs. $157.50-197.50, WA $182.69; 900-999 lbs. NT, WA NT.
Pairs: young NT; mid-age $1950-2700. Pregnancy tested cows: young $1175-2200; mid-age $1500-2050.
Packer cows: under 1100 lbs. $72.50-177.50; over 1100 lbs. $102.50-157. Feeder bulls $192-207.
Bulls, Y.G. 1 & 2, 1400-2000 lbs. $126.50-139.
Calves: under 100 lbs.: dairy NT, beef NT; 100-200 lb. $350-710.
Some representative sales: Pam Cunningham, Ft. Worth, 285 lb. steer at $365; McClendon Farms, Denton, 315 lb. steer at $385; J E Sullivan, Springtown, 425 lb. steer at $345; Olita Lanier, Forestburg, 220 lb. heifer at $345; James Etter, Boyd, 3 head deal, 363 lb. heifer at $300; John Holland, Roanoke, 415 lb. heifer at $275.

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