MARKETS

Milano Tuesday

Milano, TX — August 19

Cattle and Calves: 398.
Steers: Medium and Large 1 Under 300 lbs. NT; 300-400 lbs 221.00-291.00; 400-500 lbs 247.00-295.00; 500-600 lbs 217.00-245.00; 600-700 lbs 196.00-227.00; over 700 lbs NT.
Heifers: Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs 236.00-289.00; 400-500 lbs 230.00-259.00; 500-600 lbs 209.00-227.00; 600-700 lbs 193.00-219.00.
Slaughter Cows: $81-122. Slaughter Bulls: $130-145. Bred Heifers: NT. Bred Cows: $1700-2175. Pairs: NT.

Meridian Tuesday

Meridian, TX — August 19

(Special) Receipts at Meridian Livestock Commission: 430. Stocker steers steady. Feeder steers $3-4 lower. Stocker heifers steady. Feeder heifers $3-4 lower. Slaughter cows $2-3 higher. Packer bulls $4-5 higher. Cow/calf pairs very limited supply. Young replacements active.
Steers: No. 1, under 300 lbs. NT; 300-400 lbs. $300-355; 400-500 lbs. $240-287.50; 500-600 lbs. $220-251; 600-700 lbs. $200-215; 700-800 lbs. NT.
Heifers: No. 1, under 300 lbs. $270-300; 300-400 lbs. $250-310; 400-500 lbs. $220-269; 500-600 lbs. $200-224; 600-700 lbs. $195-216; 700-800 lbs. NT.
Slaughter cows, high yielding $120-136; low yielding $95-105; fats $110-130; thin & shelly $75-100.
Packer bulls $125-150.50.
Pairs: young choice up to $2300; young fair NT; aged pairs split.
Young pregnancy tested stocker replacement cows $1750-2175.

Hamilton Tuesday

Hamilton, TX — August 19

Receipts 154. The market was steady. Hamilton is selling a lot of calves that dollar out to $1500-1600. There was a set of heifer calves from the Clifton/Meridian area that topped the market and are headed back to the country as replacement cows. Consider selling some and taking advantage of this great market. If you have cattle to sell, give Hamilton a call. They will haul them in and can market them to their buyers in advance.
Steers: No. 1, 200-300 lbs. NT; 300-400 lbs. $254-300; 400-500 lbs. $221-247; 500-600 lbs. $219-231; 600-700 lbs. $197-221; 700 lbs. & up NT.
Heifers: No. 1, 200-300 lbs. NT; 300-400 lbs. $205-226; 400-500 lbs. $215-229; 500-600 lbs. $219-226; 600-700 lbs. $210-225; 700 lbs. & up NT.
Packer cows, high yielding $113-124; med. yielding $110-114; low yielding $96-110.
Packer bulls, high yielding $140-149; med. yielding NT; low yielding NT.
Cow-calf pairs: choice NT; med. quality $2200-2800; aged NT.
Bred cows: choice NT; med. quality $1250-1325; 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.

OKC West Wednesday

Oklahoma City, OK — August 20

(F‑S) Receipts at OKC West - El Reno Livestock Market: 3804. Feeder steers sold $1-2 lower. Feeder heifers sold mostly $2-4 lower on a less overall attractive offering. No trend available for steer and heifer calves due to limited comparable sales. Demand light to moderate. Lower CME Live and Feeder Cattle contracts again this week have buyers continuing to be cautious.
Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1: Calves: pkg 450 lbs 299.00, pkg 430 lbs 315.00; 465-500 lbs 264.00-287.50; pkg 530 lbs 26, pkg 515 lbs fleshy 253.00; 600-625 lbs 226.00-235.00; Yearlings: 625-700 lbs 225.50-233.00; 700-720 lbs thin fleshed 228.00-229.50; 750-800 lbs 212.50-219.00; 800-865 lbs 203.00-210.00; 915-955 lbs 198.00-205.00; 1020-1030 lbs fleshy 187.50-188.00; pkg 1050 lbs fleshy and full 180.00.
Holstein Steers Large 3: part load 655 lbs 198.50; 915-950 lbs 135.00.
Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1: pkg 380 lbs 265.00-321.00; 435-450 lbs 287.50-294.00; pkg 595 lbs 222.50; 600-655 lbs calves 203.00-208.00; pkg 740 lbs calves 188.00.
Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1: Calves: 365-400 lbs 265.00-267.50; 400-485 lbs 237.00-260.00; 500-515 lbs 225.00-237.00; 550-580 lbs fleshy 216.00-218.00; 600-700 lbs 196.00-214.00; Yearlings: 625-700 lbs 213.00-217.00; 700-730 lbs 204.00-208.25; load 800 lbs 196.00; pkg 1000 lbs 163.00.

Oklahoma Hay

Oklahoma City, OK – August 21

(F-S) Alfalfa trade light this week. Grass hay trade at a standstill in eastern and most central counties, light to moderate in western counties. Demand for all offerings light except best quality dairy hay in light to moderate demand. Abundant supplies of hay and lower trending corn and soybean markets pressuring hay markets.
Alfalfa Central Oklahoma: Premium quality in the field $200-220. Supreme dairy hay last sales confirmed $230-240 mostly $230. Some Good quality $150-185 at edge of field. Fair quality $85-110. Small square bales Premium to Supreme quality $10-13 per bale. Good to Premium small square bales $8-9 per bale.
Alfalfa Eastern Oklahoma: Premium quality in the field $200-220. Good quality $100-150 per ton. Premium quality small square bales $10-12 per bale.
Western Oklahoma: Premium quality $200-220 in the field, mostly $200-215 late. Good dry cow hay $185-200. 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 $28-40 per bale, mostly $30-35. Small square bales Premium quality Bermuda delivered $8-10 per bale, in the field $6-7. Mixed grass 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 $70-75 per bale. Good quality Bermuda mostly $80-110 per ton. Small square bales in the field $5-6 per bale. Sorghum Sudan grass $90 per ton. Millet hay $85-90.
Eastern Oklahoma: Good mixed grass hay in 4x5 bales $25-35 per bale. 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 — August 21

(F-S) Receipts at Producers Livestock Auction Co.: 544. Feeder steers and heifers weak. Slaughter cows and slaughter bulls steady. Stock cows and pairs steady. Trading and demand moderate.
Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 290 lbs 350.00; 400-425 lbs 290.00-298.00.
Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 2 500-600 lbs 199.00-206.00; 700-950 lbs 153.00-161.00.
Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 293 lbs 324.00; 350-400 lbs 270.00-274.00; 506 lbs 218.00; 705 lbs 191.00.
Slaughter Cows: %Lean weight avg dress hi-dress low-dress Breakers 75-80 1250-1875 lbs 114.00-127.00 104.00. Boners 80-85 950-1575 lbs 116.00-126.00. Lean 85-90 850-1250 lbs 108.00-115.00 90.00-107.00 Lean 85-90 600-900 lbs.
Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1 1450-2300 lbs 140.00-150.50; low-dressing 1300-1800 lbs 129.00-140.00.
Pregnancy Tested Stock Cows And Heifers: All sold by the head. Medium and Large 1 2200.00.
Cow/Calf Pairs: All sold by the pair. All have 200-450 lbs calves. Medium and Large 1-2 2275.00-2675.00.
Stocker And Feeder Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 (young) 950-1050 lbs 149.00 cwt; (young and middle age) 800-1050 lbs 140.00-148.00 cwt; (middle age) 900-1400 lbs 124.00-136.00 cwt; (thin &/or aged) 900-1300 lbs 113.00-125.00.

Durant Thursday

Durant, OK — August 21

Head: 757. High yielding slaughter bulls $1.38-1.46. Lower yielding bulls $.98-1.35. High yielding slaughter cows $1.14-1.36. Lower yielding slaughter cows $.50-1.13. Pairs $1850-2350. Stock cows $1300-2050.
Steers/bulls: 200-300 lbs $280-390; 300-400 lbs $270-352; 400-500 lbs $236-280; 500-600 lbs $215-255; 600-700 lbs $195-228; 700-800 lbs $188-207; 800-900 lbs $176-190.
Heifers: 1 200-300 lbs $285-327; 300-400 lbs $262-302; 400-500 lbs $220-270; 500-600 lbs $202-232; 600-700 lbs $183-210; 700-800 lbs $161-197; 800-900 lbs $141-182.
Representative sales: 19 black steers 351 lbs. at $3.07 sold to Colbert, OK; 11 black steers 470 lbs. at $2.65 sold to Bennington, OK; 5 black steers 672 lbs. at $2.12 sold to Denison, TX; 13 black heifers 733 lbs. at $1.94 sold to Durant, OK.

Jordan Weekly Market Report

Mason & San Saba - August 21

Receipts totaled 2195 head for the week. The market was more uneven this week with the market steady at the beginning and after a couple of days with the futures lower the market was softer at the end of the week but still at very high levels. Demand was good and the market was active with the stocker steers and heifers selling $5 lower with a set of 6 heifers weighing 558 lbs at $254 ($1417) and a set of 8 steers at 628 lbs at $224. The feeder steers and heifers were $3 lower with 9 steers at 782 lbs $205 ($1603). Packer cows were steady with the top cow at $145 and bulls were $2 lower with the highest bull at $150. Pairs and bred cows were in strong demand with the top pairs at $3150.
Steers: Choice lightweight calves $280-345; Choice medium weight calves $235-310; Choice heavyweight calves $225-240.
Heifers: Choice lightweight calves $235-335; Choice medium weight calves $210-272; Choice heavyweight calves $195-229.
Yearlings: Choice lightweight steers $200-225; Choice heavyweight steers $190-200; Choice lightweight heifers $190-208; Choice heavyweight heifers $165-195; #2 Steer calves & yearlings $190-240; #2 Heifer calves & yearlings $165-215; Shorties & Plainer calves & yearlings $160-190.
Cows: Choice bred $2000-2475; Medium to good bred $1760-1990; Plainer & older bred $1400-1750; High yield $125-145; Medium yield $114-124; Low yield $103-119; Heiferettes & young stockers $150-185.
Bulls: High yield $145-150; Medium yield $139-144; Low yield $134-138; Feeders $134-145.
Pairs: Choice $2710-3150; Medium to good $2410-2700; Plainer & older pairs $1825-2400.
Some representative sales: Kye Mask Inc., Lytle, 12 steers 322 lbs at $302.50; Willard Lively, San Saba, 1 steer 415 lbs at $300; Ross Rowlett, Brownwood, 8 steers 628 lbs at $224; Mazurek Land & Cattle, Sidney, 1 heifer 545 lbs at $272; Link Benson, Harwood, 6 heifers 558 lbs at $254; Doug Hemphill, Lohn, 9 heifers 649 lbs at $219.

Gainesville Friday

Gainesville, TX — August 22

(Special) Receipts at Gainesville Livestock Market, Inc. 1020. Calf market steady to $3 lower on the front end calves. Weaned and vaccinated calves steady. The fleshy unworked calves $4-6 lower. Look for the second cut and fleshy calves to get cheaper with the heat staying due to the health issues that they seem to have. Packer cows $2-3 lower. Stock cows steady with a lot of demand. Gainesville is taking consignments for their November Special Cow Sale.
Feeder Steers: Medium and large frame, 200-300 lbs., No. 1 $350-410, No. 2-3 $260-310; 300-400 lbs., No. 1 $300-350, No. 2-3 $260-300; 400-500 lbs., No. 1 $250-270, No. 2-3 $210-235; 500-600 lbs., No. 1 $230-240, No. 2-3 $200-220; 600-700 lbs., No. 1 $220-235, No. 2-3 $190-210; 700-800 lbs., No. 1 $200-220, No. 2-3 $180-195.
Feeder Heifers: Medium and large frame, 200-300 lbs., No. 1 $280-340, No. 2-3 $220-250; 300-400 lbs., No. 1 $260-280, No. 2-3 $210-240; 400-500 lbs., No. 1 $235-250, No. 2-3 $200-220; 500-600 lbs., No. 1 $220-230, No. 2-3 $180-210; 600-700 lbs., No. 1 $190-215, No. 2-3 $165-185; 700-800 lbs., No. 1 $180-200, No. 2-3 $160-180.
Slaughter bulls: Y.G. 1-2, 1200-2050 lbs. $130-150. Slaughter cows 1-3, $110-128, cutters $90-105.
Stocker cows PD'd tested 3-9 years: Large frame $2200-2800, medium frame $1800-2000.
Cow and calf pairs: Cows with calves under 250 lbs., large frame $2500-2900, medium frame $1900-2300.
Baby Calves: Holstein calves NT, crossbreds $375-500.

Hugo Friday

Hugo, OK — August 22

(Special) Receipts at Hugo Livestock Market: 888 head.
Steers: 200-250 lb. $283.33-355; 250-300 lb. $295-380; 300-350 lb. $284.88-345; 350-400 lb. $278.11-310; 400-450 lb. $250.86-290; 450-500 lb. $242.79-275; 500-550 lb. $229.59-245; 550-600 lb. $218.60-233; 600-650 lb. $209.43-270; 650-700 lb. $196.42-214; 700-750 lb. $191.32-210; 750-800 lb. $187-200; 800 lbs. and up $151.94-170.
Heifers: 200-250 lb. $326.67-385; 250-300 lb. $280-370; 300-350 lb. $253.21-305; 350-400 lb. $246.09-295; 400-450 lb. $237.81-285; 450-500 lb. $229.60-245; 500-550 lb. $223.54-240; 550-600 lb. $208.44-222.50; 600-650 lb. $200.69-240; 650-700 lb. $191.46-220; 700-750 lb. $190.50-195; 750-800 lb. $172.88-187.50; 800 lbs. and up $159.75-177.50.
Stocker cows $85-195. Slaughter cows $70-126. Bulls $92.50-144. Pairs $1250-2800. Cows per head NT. Bulls per head NT.

Texas Hay

Amarillo, TX — August 22

(F-S) Hay prices were mostly unchanged to instances weak on a few ground alfalfa trades reported. Trade activity was slow on light to moderate demand. Dairies and feedlots remain to have a “wait and see” attitude because most are full for now and waiting for cheaper rations. The Panhandle has become dry once again and hoping for rain. South and East Texas Coastal Bermuda producers have received a few showers this week. They are still asking same prices on their hay, however movement is slow as there is plenty of hay on hand this year. 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 $240-270; Good to Premium $210-240. Small Bales: FOB: Premium to Supreme $8-9. Chopped Alfalfa: Delivered to feedlots: $180-200. Calf hay $200-220. Coastal Bermuda: Large Bales: Delivered: $200, $100 per bale. Wheat: Large Bales: Delivered: $145-160. Grass Hay: Large Bales: Delivered - $95. Hay Grazer: Large Bales: Delivered: $100-110. Cane 3-way Mix: Large Bales: Delivered: $125. Bluestem: Large Bales: Delivered: $160.
Far West Texas/Trans Pecos: Alfalfa: Small Squares: FOB: Premium to Supreme $265, $8 per bale. Large Bales: FOB: Premium to Supreme $270-280, Good to Premium $245-265.
North, Central, and East Texas: Alfalfa: Large Bales: Delivered: Premium to Supreme $300. 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.
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 $120-160; $60-80 per roll. Grass Hay: Large Rounds: FOB: $40 per roll.

Durant Sheep/Goats

Durant, OK — August 23

Head: 707.
Nanny weighed $130-192.50, per head $35-230. Billy weighed $72.50-210, per head NT. Wether weighed $90-220, per head NT; Kid weighed $145-240, per head $25-130; 20-40# $165-210, 40-60# $120-240. Ewe weighed $39-260, per head $35-155. Ram weighed $30-152.50, per head $90-190. Lamb weighed $30-172.50, per head NT; 20-40# $160-172.50; 40-80# $157.50-176.

Paris Saturday

Paris, TX — August 23

(Special) Receipts at Cattlemen's Livestock Commission: 1169 head of cattle and calves.
Steers: 300 lbs. and under $250-395; 300-400 lbs. $225-375; 400-500 lbs. $210-300; 500-600 lbs. $200-250; 600-700 lbs. $180-220; 700-800 lbs. $170-205; 800-900 lbs. $140-195.
Heifers: 300 lbs. and under $230-420, 300-400 lbs. $210-325; 400-500 lbs. $200-250; 500-600 lbs. $190-245; 600-700 lbs. $170-210; 700-800 lbs. $160-195; 800-900 lbs. $130-185.
Slaughter cows $75-129. Slaughter bulls $110-150. Stocker cows $900-2900, pairs $1200-3500. Baby calves $240-400.
Holstein: steers 200-700 lbs. NT. Holstein: heifers 550-750 lbs. NT. Goats and sheeps 50 head at $40-210.

Buffalo Livestock

Buffalo, TX — August 23

Receipts: 1475.
Slaughter cows: cutter cows $105-130; fat cows $95-123; canner cows $65-115.
Slaughter bulls: heavy bulls $130-151; light bulls $110-135.
Cow/calf pairs & bred cows: choice $2700-2800; good $2100-2650; plain $1100-1900; bred cows 3-6 yrs. old $1350-2225.
Steer/bull calves & yearlings: 150-200 lbs. $325-375; 200-300 lbs. $300-345; 300-400 lbs. $275-345; 400-500 lbs. $230-325; 500-600 lbs. $210-265; 600-700 lbs. $195-225; 700-800 lbs. $195-210.
Heifer calves & yearling: 150-200 lbs. $285-350; 200-300 lbs. $270-300; 300-400 lbs. $235-285; 400-500 lbs. $210-265; 500-600 lbs. $200-245; 600-700 lbs. $190-237; 700-800 lbs. $150-200.
These prices reflect the good to choice cattle, and the plainer cattle would be $15-20 behind these figures.

New Summerfield Saturday

New Summerfield, TX — August 23

(Special) Receipts at Tri County Livestock Market, 988 head. Some plain cattle below these figures.
Steers: under 300 lbs. $210-405; 300-400 lbs. $190-355; 400-500 lbs. $180-291; 500-600 lbs. $170-241; 600-700 lbs. $160-221; 700-800 lbs. $155-205.
Heifers: under 300 lbs. $190-400; 300-400 lbs. $180-285; 400-500 lbs. $170-231; 500-600 lbs. $160-255; 600-700 lbs. $150-209; 700-800 lbs. $145-193.
Slaughter cows $85-126.50. Heavy bulls $110-144. Stocker cows $975-2200. Cow/calf pairs (top) $1600-2570. Baby calves up to NT.

Jordan Special Sale

San Saba, TX — August 23

(Special) Receipts totaled 2734 head. A full house of buyers were on hand from Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama, Florida, and all across Texas along with 965 on the internet. The pairs were in strong demand with most of the pairs going from $2850 up to $4050. Over 1100 bred cows were offered with most of the fall and winter calving cows bringing from $2400 up to $3400. The shortbred spring calving cows ranged mostly from $2000-$2550. A choice offering of bred heifers went through the sale with most of the fall and winter calving heifers selling from $2400 up to $3700 on a set of chocolate true F-1 heifers. The shortbred spring calving heifers sold from $2000 up to $2600. Over 250 open heifers were on hand ranging in price from $1625-2075 except for 1 set of 6 open true F-1 Tigerstripe heifers that sold for $3200. The next female replacement sale will be on Saturday, September 20 at 10:00 a.m. in San Saba.
Some representative sales: Craig Means, 8 Angus cows LB, at $3050; RB Ranch, 9 Brangus cows LB, at $3150; Four Spades Land & Cattle, 28 1st calf Brangus pair, at $3300; Durst & Dail, 33 Angus heifers LB, at $2825; Barry Altman, 45 Brangus heifers MB, at $2450; Bruce Williams, 12 Brangus heifers LB, at $3050; Terry Schenkel, 25 Tigerstripe heifers MB, at $3450; Hert Ranch, 13 black F-1 heifers MB, at $3100; Glen Morgan, 4 chocolate F-1 heifers LB, at $3700; Doug Rainbolt, 8 Angus+ heifers LB, at $3000; Diamond S Cattle Co., 5 Brangus pair 3in1, at $3650; RB Ranch, 19 Angus cows MB, at $3025; S&V Livestock, 47 Angus cows LB, at $3150; Simpson Cattle Co., 23 Angus heifers LB, at $2750; David Carter, 12 Beefmaster heifers LB, at $2750; Sandi Edwards, 14 black F-1 heifers LB, at $2750; Pierre Osbourn, 5 Angus+ heifers LB, at $3200; Sealy Ranch, 7 Angus pair 3in1, at $3700; H&J Cattle, 20 Angus heifers MB, at $2550; John Nye & John Schumacher, 9 Angus cows LB, at $3250; Reeves & Berding, 7 Angus+ heifers LB, at $3150; Jimmy’s Creek Ranch, 8 Tigerstripe heifers MB, at $3450; Hip O Cattle Co., 27 black F-1 heifers SB, at $2550; Richard Treichel, 6 Tigerstripe heifers open, at $3200; Dove Creek Ranch, 27 Tigerstripe heifers open, at $1975; Leon River, 19 Angus cows MB, at $2450; K Bar, 12 Angus pair, at $3300; Cowden Cross L Cattle, 5 Angus cows SB, at $2450; ST Ranch, 21 Angus heifers MB, at $2700; K Bar, 10 Angus pair, at $3200; Campbell Ranch, 3 Angus pair 3in1, at $3750; Triple M Cattle, 15 Angus pair, at $3150; Mac A Coalson, 20 Brangus heifers open, at $1875; LL Livestock, 9 Angus pair, at $3150; Triple M Cattle, 7 Brangus pair 3in1, at $3850; JE Ranch, 50 Red Angus heifers MB, at $2825; NL Farms, 5 Brangus cows SB, at $2225; DK Ranch, 5 black & BMF cows MB, at $2600; Robert P Harle, 15 red heifers MB, at $2550; Probst Farms, 24 Angus heifers open, at $1760; Voca Ranch, 19 Angus cows SB, at $2200; Holton Cattle Co., 13 Angus heifers open, at $1725; Roy D Leifester, 6 Brahman cows MB, at $2975; Divide Cattle Co., 4 BWF heifers SB, at $2000; Bill Tilton, 5 Angus heifers open, at $2075; Wayne Crews & David Kriegel, 5 Angus heifers SB, at $2150; Willow Creek Ranch, 10 Hereford pair 3in1, at $3750; D&R Livestock, 15 Hereford cows LB, at $3200; Visalia Cattle Co., 32 Hereford cows LB, at $3000; W Rutherford Ranch, 6 Hereford cows LB, at $3275; Mazurek Land & Cattle, 4 Hereford pair 3in1, at $4050.

Hamilton Sheep & Goats

Hamilton, TX — August 25

Receipts at Hamilton Sheep and Goat Sale: 2100. Kids $10 higher; nannies $10 lower; wool lambs $10 higher; dorper lambs $20 higher; BBD lambs $10 higher; ewes $15 higher.
Slaughter Kids: feeders 20-40 lbs. $170-220; light slaughter 40-70 lbs. $180-220; heavy slaughter 70 lbs. & up $160-200.
Slaughter Nannies: Thin $30-50/hd; Medium $60-80/hd; Fleshy $100-150/hd.
Boer & Boer Cross Replacement Nannies: Med. Quality $75-100/hd; Choice Quality $125-175/hd.
Spanish, Boer, & Boer Cross Billies: Slaughter $110-140; Breeding $250-350/hd.
Wool lambs: feeders 20-40 lbs. $180-210; lt. slaughter 40-70 lbs. $160-190; heavy slaughter 70 lbs. & up $140-180.
Dorper lambs: feeders 20-40 lbs. $190-240; lt. slaughter 40-70 lbs. $170-220; heavy slaughter 70 lbs. & up $140-185.
Ewes: Stocker NT; Slaughter $60-90.
Barbadoes: Lambs $140-190; Ewes $30-70; Bucks $75-450.
Dorper: Ewes $75-170/hd; Lambs NT; Bucks $70-110/hd.

Sulphur Springs Livestock Auction

Sulphur Springs, TX — August 25

1248 head.
Steers: under 300 lbs. $215-380; 300-400 lbs. $200-345; 400-500 lbs. $190-315; over 500 lbs. $175-255.
Heifers: under 300 lbs. $180-375; 300-400 lbs. $180-315; 400-500 lbs. $180-272.50; over 500 lbs. $170-247.50.
Packer cows $82-127. Packer bulls $107-153. Stocker cows $1050-2500. Cow/calf pairs $1525-3025. Calves $25-490.

Decatur Monday

Decatur, TX — August 25

(Special) Receipts at Decatur Livestock Market were 1201 head including: 33 bulls, 183 cows, 57 calves, 123 Longhorns, 188 stocker heifers, 286 stocker bulls/steers, 113 feeder heifers, 226 feeder bulls/steers. Average prices $1184, August 18 $1176. A year ago $823. The local market was better than anticipated, reversing the lower trend noted across the country towards end of August 18. Good selection and demand for roping size calves pushed prices to big gains that carried over the 3-5 weights. Several buyers looking for replacement heifers provided strong market for 650-800 lb. heifers. More demand that supply for bred cows and pairs. Decatur will have a sale Labor Day, September 1 featuring weaned calf segment.
Steers: 200-299 lbs. $170-415; WA $292.14; 300-399 lbs. $157.50-345; WA $284.22; 400-499 lbs. $135-295, WA $252.34; 500-599 lbs. $130-270, WA $224.74; 600-699 lbs. $106-234, WA $211.02; 700-799 lbs. $115-212, WA $188.71; 800-899 lbs. $137.50-203; WA $190.06; 900-999 lbs. $160-188, WA $185.85.
Heifers: 200-299 lbs. $235-395, WA $319.79; 300-399 lbs. $165-305, WA $260.20; 400-499 lbs. $94-275, WA $228.99; 500-599 lbs. $112.50-244, WA $213.18; 600-699 lbs. $150-214; WA $201.03; 700-799 lbs. $180-199, WA $187.33; 800-899 lbs. $175-192.50, WA $184; 900-999 lbs. NT, WA NT.
Pairs: young NT; mid-age $1950-2650. Pregnancy tested cows: young NT; mid-age $1825-2225.
Packer cows: under 1100 lbs. $100-165; over 1100 lbs. $95-140. Feeder bulls $170-214.
Bulls, Y.G. 1 & 2, 1400-2000 lbs. $143-154.
Calves: under 100 lbs.: dairy NT, beef NT; 100-200 lb. NT.
Some representative sales: Wade Anderson, Boyd, 205 lb. steer at $415; Clarence Walker, Southlake, 355 lb. steer at $345; Broussard Cattle, Bellevue, 425 lb. steer at $295; Circle B Cattle, Springtown, 200 lb. heifer at $395; BCM Farms, Weatherford, 2 head deal, 307 lb. heifer at $305; Perry Mara, Decatur, 445 lb. heifer at $275.

Great Western Stockyards

Bonham, TX — August 25

Number of head: 148.
Steers: 200-250 lb. NT; 250-300 lb. $112.50-112.50; 300-350 lb. $257.50-257.50; 350-400 lb. $235.39-257.50; 400-450 lb. $230.70-250; 450-500 lb. $212.50-237.50; 500-550 lb. $200.13-237.50; 550-600 lb. $197.50-223; 600-650 lb. $173.60-202; 650-700 lb. $184.25-192.50; 700-750 lb. $179.83-201; 750-800 lb. $173.67-180; 800 lbs. and up $160-160.
Heifers: 200-250 lb. $255.25-263; 250-300 lb. $217.13-277.50; 300-350 lb. $237.50-277.50; 350-400 lb. $221.23-280; 400-450 lb. $218.40-227.50; 450-500 lb. $199.56-222.50; 500-550 lb. $208.83-220; 550-600 lb. $153.50-206; 600-650 lb. $189-195; 650-700 lb. NT; 700-750 lb. $178.50-181; 750-800 lb. $180-180; 800 lbs. and up $165-165.
Stocker cows $1700. Packer cows $86-187.50. Packer bulls $122-147. Stocker bulls NT. Pairs NT.

Oklahoma City Monday

Oklahoma City, OK — August 25

(F‑S) Receipts at Oklahoma National Stockyards: 5025. Feeder steers and heifers steady to $1 lower. Steer and heifer calves lightly tested but a higher undertone noted, especially on the lighter weights. Demand moderate to good and improved some from last week. Hot and dry weather has swept across the state with temperatures expected to be near or over 100 for most of the week. Quality plain to average. Weigh-ups average to full.
Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1: Calves: 325-350 lbs 349.00-351.00; 435-450 lbs 303.00-315.00; pkg 410 lbs fancy 324.00; 450-500 lbs 273.00-294.00; 500-535 lbs 264.00-278.00; 550-600 lbs 250.00-268.00; 600-650 lbs 230.00-242.00; 650-700 lbs 226.00-227.00, fleshy 218.50; 700-800 lbs 209.00-221.50; Yearlings: 600-650 lbs 235.50-246.00; 675-700 lbs 228.50; 700-750 lbs 224.50-227.75; 750-800 lbs 215.25-222.25; 800-865 lbs 211.00-217.00; 890-900 lbs full and fleshy 190.00-209.25; 900-955 lbs 194.00-207.50; string 1015 lbs full 192.75.
Feeder Holsteins: Large 3: pkg 940 lbs 145.00.
Feeder Bulls: Medium and large 1: 465-500 lbs 257.00-259.00; 525-550 lbs 235.00-250.00; pkg 605 lbs calves 216.00.
Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1: Calves: few 345-370 lbs 283.00; 400-475 lbs 251.00-272.00; 535-600 lbs 233.50-244.50, fleshy 223.00-239.50; 600-665 lbs 209.50-221.00; pkg 720 lbs 197.00. Yearlings: 620-650 lbs 223.50-234.50; 690-695 lbs 213.00-217.50, thin fleshed 229.00; 700-800 lbs 203.00-215.00; 825-850 lbs 194.50-198.00, fleshy 193.75; pkg 920 lbs 188.00.

Fort Smith Monday

Ft. Smith Livestock Auction – August 25

Receipts: 310. Slaughter cows $2 higher. Slaughter bulls steady to $4 lower. Feeder steers were uneven, calves under 450 lbs were $3-6 higher, over 450 lbs were steady to $10 lower. Feeder heifer $3-10 lower.
Slaughter Cows: %Lean Weight Average Dress High Dress Low Dress Breakers 75-80% 1000-1500 110.00-114.50 115.00-119.50 101.00-109.50. Boners 80-85% 950-1400 118.00-122.50 123.00-127.00 113.00-117.50. Lean 85-90% 900-1300 115.00-119.50 120.00-124.00 110.00-114.50. Light 85-92% 700-950 92.00-98.00.
Slaughter Bulls: Weight Average Dress High Dress Low Dress Y.G. 1-2 1000-2100 135.00-138.00 140.00-146.50 122.00-131.00.
Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1 Wt Range Price Range: 305-305 290.00-300.00; 460-488 246.00-249.00; 505-520 230.00-237.00; 550-558 233.00-239.00; 720-735 212.00-214.00.
Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1 Wt Range Price Range: 425-438 237.00-238.00; 465-495 234.00-236.00; 515-535 219.00-226.00; 605-630 209.00-216.00.
Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1 Wt Range Price Range: 410-435 248.00-252.00; 495-495 235.00-238.00; 535-535 233.00; 600-638 211.00-219.00; 653-660 200.00-218.00; 870-893 152.00-161.00.
Replacement Cows: Pre-tested for bangs; pregnancy; and age. Medium and Large 1-2: Age Weight Months Bred Price 2-3 year old 750-1025 open cows 155.00-160.00 5-7 year old 700-1400 open cows 109.00-126.50 7+ year old 1000-1200 open cows 96.00-98.00.
Cow-Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2: Age Cow Weight Calf Wt Price 5 year old 920 300 2250.00 per pair.

 

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