MARKETS

Milano Tuesday

Milano, TX — May 19

Cattle and Calves 135.
Steers: Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs 285.00-335.00; 400-500 lbs 275.00-325.00; 500-600 lbs 223.00-272.00; 600-700 lbs 206.00-236.00; over 700 lbs NT.
Heifers: Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs 298.00-330.00; 400-500 lbs 232.00-266.00; 500-600 lbs 218.00-254.00; 600-700 lbs 193.00-232.00.
Slaughter Cows: $83-124. Slaughter Bulls: no test. Bred Heifers: NT. Bred Cows: no test. Pairs: no test.

Hamilton Tuesday

Hamilton, TX — May 19

Receipts 123. The market was steady. The market seems to have found steady ground for the last few weeks. Therehave been some ups and downs, but not a lot of movement either way. This is good for everyone. The buyers can plan on expenses and the seller can plan their income. Packer bulls were up at least $2 but all other classes were steady. If you have cattle to sell, give Hamilton a call.
Steers: No. 1, 200-300 lbs. NT; 300-400 lbs. $265-310; 400-500 lbs. $191-250; 500-600 lbs. $210-231; 600-700 lbs. $195-212; 700 lbs. & up $166-178.
Heifers: No. 1, 200-300 lbs. NT; 300-400 lbs. NT; 400-500 lbs. $222-252; 500-600 lbs. $201-211; 600-700 lbs. $194-205; 700 lbs. & up $156-197.
Packer cows, high yielding NT; med. yielding $115-126; low yielding $105-112.
Packer bulls, high yielding $135-152; med. yielding NT; low yielding NT.
Cow-calf pairs: choice NT; med. quality NT; aged NT.
Bred cows: choice NT; med. quality NT; aged NT.
Stocker steers steady. Feeder steers steady. Stocker heifers steady. Feeder heifers steady. Packer cows steady. Packer bulls $2 higher. Cow/calf pairs NT. Bred cows steady.

OKC West Wednesday

Oklahoma City, OK — May 20

(F‑S) Receipts at OKC West - El Reno Livestock Market: 8265. Feeder steers sold $1-3 lower. Feeder heifers sold steady to $2 lower. No trend available for steer and heifer calves due to limited comparable sales but a higher undertone was noted. Most all of Oklahoma has been bombarded with flash floods and cooler temperatures. More rain is expected for the end of the week and thru the weekend. Demand was moderate to good for all classes. Quality was average to attractive.
Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1: Calves: lot 280 lbs 380.00; 300-400 lbs 335.00-395.00; 400-450 lbs 305.00-315.00, thin fleshed 322.50-350.00; 500-550 lbs 287.00-290.00, thin fleshed 297.00; 550-600 lbs 265.00-275.00; 650-700 lbs 224.00-242.00; Yearlings: 600-675 lbs 246.00-254.00; 700-800 lbs 219.00-229.50, thin fleshed 237.50; 800-900 lbs 201.75-215.00, thin fleshed 213.40-213.60; 900-1000 lbs 190.50-206.00; 1050-1085 lbs 180.25-181.50.
Feeder Holstein Steers Large 3: load 695 lbs 186.50.
Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1: lot 570 lbs 246.00.
Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1: Calves: 300-400 lbs 317.00-330.00; 430-500 lbs 271.00-293.00, thin fleshed 480 lbs 285.00; 500-575 lbs 236.00-267.00; 600-650 lbs 221.00-222.00; Yearlings: 600-650 lbs 230.00-243.00; 650-700 lbs 212.00-217.60; 700-750 lbs 207.00-214.00; 750-800 lbs 198.00-203.50; 800-875 lbs 184.00-196.00, replacments 187.00-216.00; lot 1065 173.50.

San Angelo Cattle

San Angelo, TX — May 21

(F-S) Receipts at Producers Livestock Auction Co.: 615. Feeder steers and heifers weak. Slaughter cows firm to $1 higher; slaughter bulls steady. Stock cows and pairs steady. Trading and demand moderate. Quality rather plain. Rain continues to hamper receipts.
Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 671 lbs 236.00; 750-800 lbs 214.00-217.00; 827 lbs 204.00.
Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 2 400-500 lbs 235.00-244.00; 550-600 lbs 212.00-216.00; 655 lbs 196.00; 748 lbs 188.00.
Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 528 lbs 240.00.
Slaughter Cows: %Lean weight avg dress hi-dress low-dress Breakers 75-80 1350 lbs 104.00. Boners 80-85 950-1575 lbs 113.00-120.00 121.00-125.00. Lean 85-90 850-1250 lbs 108.00-111.00 98.00-106.00 85-90 600-900 lbs.
Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1 1400-1925 lbs 140.00-149.00; low-dressing 1050-1825 lbs 126.00-140.00.
Pregnancy Tested Stock Cows And Heifers: All sold by the head. Medium and Large 1-2 2375.00.
Cow/Calf Pairs: All sold by the pair. All have 200-450 lbs calves. Medium and Large 1-2 2350.00.
Stocker And Feeder Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 (young) 800-1000 lbs no test; (young and middle age) 800-1000 lbs 159.00 cwt; (middle age) 850-1300 lbs 130.00138.00 cwt; (thin &/or aged) 1000-1400 lbs 111.00-120.00 cwt.
Breeding Bulls: 800-1225 lbs 195.00-300.00 cwt.

Jordan Weekly Market Report

Mason & San Saba - May 21

Receipts totaled 1362 head for the week. Demand was good with the stocker steers selling $2 higher with 12 steers 618 lbs at $251 ($1551.18). The stocker heifers all sold on a steady market. The feeder steers sold $2 higher with 3 steers 767 lbs at $215 ($1649.05) and heifers were steady. Packer cows and bulls also sold steady. Pairs, bred cows and replacement heifers were active and sold on a steady market.
Steers: Choice lightweight calves $290-430; Choice medium weight calves $245-317; Choice heavyweight calves $225-255.
Heifers: Choice lightweight calves $250-385; Choice medium weight calves $220-272.50; Choice heavyweight calves $200-214.
Yearlings: Choice lightweight steers $210-227.50; Choice heavyweight steers $190-200; Choice lightweight heifers $188-199; Choice heavyweight heifers $175-187; #2 Steer calves & yearlings $195-265; #2 Heifer calves & yearlings $185-250; Shorties & Plainer calves & yearlings $200-240.
Cows: Choice bred NT; Medium to good bred $1850-2350; Plainer & older bred $1200-1840; High yield $120-129; Medium yield $110-119; Low yield $99-109; Heiferettes & young stockers $160-185.
Bulls: High yield $140-148.50; Medium yield $134-139; Low yield $127.50-139; Feeders $127.50-139.
Pairs: Choice NT; Medium to good $2250-2550; Plainer & older pairs $1500-2240.
Some representative sales: SS&Y Partners, Fredericksburg, 4 steers 303 lbs at $342.50; RJ Henniger, Lometa, 1 steer 435 lbs at $315; Ricky Frantzen, Fredericksburg, 14 steers 551 lbs at $260; Sandy Creek Cattle Co, Llano, 1 heifer 495 lbs at $272.50; Jim Quinn, Brady, 1 heifer 435 lbs at $262.50; Simpson Cattle Co., Brownwood, 16 heifers 514 lbs at $245.

Oklahoma Hay

Oklahoma City, OK – May 21

(F-S) Hay movement very slow under light demand and weather conditions that have halted haying and hay hauling in many areas. Demand is moderate for dairy hay and good quality wheat hay but little to no new crop offerings available at this time. Most of the state continues to receive rain and more is forecast for the next week. Rainfall amounts for the past 30 days now over 13 inches in central and eastern Oklahoma. Very little first cutting alfalfa put up without rain damage and many acres still uncut. Likewise wheat hay is becoming too mature for best quality forage. Markets largely untested for the past few weeks.
Central Oklahoma: Good to Premium old crop few loads $150-155. Few loads new crop Premium quality $185. Old crop dry cow hay $135-140. Grinding hay $80-85.
Eastern Oklahoma: Good to Premium old crop quality large round bales $120-140 per ton. Small square bales horse quality $12-14 per bale.
Western Oklahoma: Old crop Premium quality large square bales $155-170, new crop $155-175.
Grass Hay Central Oklahoma: Prairie hay 4x5 bales $25-30 per bale. Good Bermuda $50-60 per bale in 5x6 bales. Fair quality Bermuda 5x6 round bales $30-35 per bale.
Western Oklahoma: Fair to Good quality new crop wheat hay 5x6 bales $50 per bale. Fair to Good old crop Bermuda grass 5x6 bales $35-55 per bale, best quality Bermuda $60-65 per bale. Few loads Good quality Bermuda in large round bales $80 per ton. Prairie hay 4x5 bales $25-30. Wheat hay $70-80 per ton.
Eastern Oklahoma: Good mixed grass hay in 4x5 bales $25-30 per bale. Good Bermuda 4x5 bales $40-45 per bale. Bermuda 5x6 bales $50-70 per bale.

Gainesville Friday

Gainesville, TX — May 22

(Special) Receipts at Gainesville Livestock Market, Inc. 854. The market was steady on most classes. Feeder steers steady. Heifers $4 higher. Light calves steady on steers, heifers $3 lower. Packer cows steady on fleshy cows, lean cows $4 higher. Stock cows strong demand on young cows and heavy bred older cows as well.
Feeder Steers: Medium and large frame, 200-300 lbs., No. 1 $375-430; 300-400 lbs., No. 1 $340-385; 400-500 lbs., No. 1 $295-315; 500-600 lbs., No. 1 $265-288; 600-700 lbs., No. 1 $230-250; 700-800 lbs., No. 1 $208-229.
Feeder Heifers: Medium and large frame, 200-300 lbs., No. 1 $330-350; 300-400 lbs., No. 1 $300-335; 400-500 lbs., No. 1 $265-275; 500-600 lbs., No. 1 $235-255; 600-700 lbs., No. 1 $210-235; 700-800 lbs., No. 1 $195-212.
#2's and #3's on feeder steers and heifers will be $15-25 back of the #1's.
Slaughter bulls: Y.G. 1-2, 1200-2050 lbs. $135-155. Slaughter cows 1-3, $110-129, cutters $90-105.
Stocker cows PD'd tested 3-9 years: Large frame $2000-2600, medium frame $2100-2700.
Cow and calf pairs: Cows with calves under 250 lbs., large frame $2100-2700, medium frame $1750-2000.
Baby Calves: Holstein calves NT, crossbreds $500-690.

Hugo Friday

Hugo, OK — May 22

(Special) Receipts at Hugo Livestock Market: 447 head.
Steers: 100-250 lb. $303-380; 250-300 lb. $311-400; 300-350 lb. $339.84-400; 350-400 lb. $312.01-367.50; 400-450 lb. $290.93-315; 450-500 lb. $265.81-290; 500-550 lb. $239.92-260; 550-600 lb. $234.58-245; 600-650 lb. $218-237.50; 650-700 lb. $204.64-230; 700-750 lb. $195.83-215; 750-800 lb. $197.80-216; 800 lbs. and up $152.14-195.
Heifers: 100-250 lb. $301.11-330; 250-300 lb. $300-300; 300-350 lb. $286.25-330; 350-400 lb. $275.89-340; 400-450 lb. $238.08-265; 450-500 lb. $228.13-270; 500-550 lb. $228.75-240; 550-600 lb. $211.89-235; 600-650 lb. $210.09-211; 650-700 lb. $200.83-210; 700-750 lb. $192.50-192.50; 750-800 lb. NT; 800 lbs. and up $155-155.
Stocker cows $80-200. Slaughter cows $105-120. Bulls $129.50-146. Pairs $1775-1900. Cows per head $1150-2400. Bulls per head NT.

Texas Hay

Amarillo, TX — May 22

(F-S) Hay prices were mostly unchanged this week. Trade activity was light on light to moderate demand after heavy thunderstorms and some tornados swept across the state. East and South Texas Coastal Bermuda producers report there is plenty of hay to be made if their fields will dry out enough to allow them access. Producers need to be able to get into their fields to harvest the rye grass so that the warm season Bermuda grass is not shaded out. Extension agents are encouraging testing the hay has mature forages can lose nutritional value. Many fields have not been fertilized due to fields being too wet. Prices for hay and pellets quoted per ton except where noted.
Panhandle/High Plains: Alfalfa: Large Bales: Delivered: Premium to Supreme $225-230; Good to Premium $215.00-225; Fair to Good $215. Small Bales: Delivered: Premium to Supreme $11.25 per bale. Chopped Alfalfa: Delivered to feedlots: $155-165. Calf hay $165-190. Brown $140-145. Coastal Bermuda: Large Bales: Delivered: Good to Premium $180, $90 per bale. Wheat Hay: Large Bales: Delivered: $135. Hay Grazer: Small Bales: Delivered: $6 per bale. Large Bales: Delivered: $80 per bale. Wheat Straw: Medium Bales: Delivered: $6.75 per bale. Brome: Large Bales: Delivered: $140. Small Bales: Delivered: $7.75 per bale. Prairie Grass: Large Bales: Delivered: $175. CRP: Large Bales: Delievered: $61.
Far West Texas/Trans Pecos: Alfalfa: Small Squares: FOB or Delivered local: Premium to Supreme $333, $11 per bale. Large Bales: FOB: Premium to Supreme $230-250.
North, Central, and East Texas: Coastal Bermuda: Small Squares: FOB: Good to Premium $230-265, $7-8 per bale. Large Rounds: FOB: Good to Premium $130-140, $65-70 per roll; Fair to Good $100-130, $50-65 per roll.
South Texas: Coastal Bermuda: Small Squares: FOB: Good to Premium $230-265, $7-8 per bale; Large Rounds: FOB and delivered locally: Good to Premium $120; $60 per roll.

Superior Livestock Auction

Fort Worth, TX — May 22

Cattle producers from 24 states consigned 20,200 stockers, feeders and bred stock to the Superior Livestock Video Auction. The auction was held and broadcast from The Historic Stockyards in Fort Worth, Texas.
Yearling steers 700-850 lbs. brought $5-8 more than our last auction. Yearling steers 850 lbs. and up brought $7-12 more. Heifers over 750 lbs. were $10 higher and lighter heifers were $2-5 higher. Weaned steer calves were $5-10 higher with weaned heifers showing steady. Florida calves brought $10 more.
Southern Calves: Arch Diamond Dairy, Portales, NM, 450 lbs., VAC 45+, Out of Holstein cows by reg Angus bulls (ABS Genetics: Incentive, Final Product, Monument, Power Hitter, New Era & High Density) sired wnd hfr clvs, $294, June del. J-B Cattle Co., Vienna, MO, 495 lbs., VAC 45, Sup Verified, BVD-PI Free, Sup Prog Genetics, Angus. Out of purebred Angus cows AI’d to Final Answer & Predestined sired wnd str clvs, $309, June-July del. Triple T Ranch, Star, TX, 530 lbs., VAC Precon, 70% Angus cross, 25% Char cross & 5% Red or Red Motley Face wnd str clvs, $280, June del. T&M Farms, Morrill, KS, 585 lbs., VAC Precon, Angus & Angus cross sired wnd str clvs, $281, June del. Hamlin Cattle Co., Eldorado, TX, 600 lbs., BVD-PI Free, Eng & Eng Exotic cross sired wnd str clvs, $263, May del. Hamlin Cattle Co., Eldorado, TX, 675 lbs., BVD-PI Free, Eng & Eng Exotic cross sired wnd str clvs, $240, May del. Jimmy Rhoades, Sentinel, OK, 650 lbs., Angus & Angus cross sired wnd str clvs, $252, May del. SMR Farms, LLC, Brandenton, FL, 525 lbs., VAC 34+, Cert Natural, Out of Brangus cows by outstanding Hereford, Brangus & Char bulls sired str clvs, $268, June-July del. SMR Farms, LLC, Brandenton, FL, 490 lbs., VAC 34+, Cert Natural, Out of Brangus cows by outstanding Hereford, Brangus & Char bulls sired str clvs, $238, June-July del. White Cattle, Chiefland, FL, 540 lbs., VAC 24, Sup Prog Genetics, Eng cross & Eng Brahman cross cows by outstanding Fink Char & Fink Angus bulls sired str clvs, $265, Sept del. White Cattle, Chiefland, FL, 525 lbs., VAC 24, Sup Prog Genetics, Eng cross & Eng Brahman cross cows by outstanding Fink Char & Fink Angus bulls sired hfr clvs, $233, Sept del. Nail Ranch, Albany, TX, 675 lbs., VAC 34+, Cert Natural, Sup Prog Genetics, Out of Red Angus, Red Angus cross, Blk Angus & Angus cross cows by Buffalo Creek & Beckton Red Angus (Mushrush & RA Brown) bulls sired str clvs, $243, June del. Smith Ranch/Norris McMillan Ranch, Mason, TX, 700 lbs., VAC 34, Cert Natural Plus, Out of Angus, BWF & 5 Red Angus cows by reg Express Ranches, McKellar Angus & Donop Angus bulls sired str clvs, $239, June-July del. Smith Ranch/Norris McMillan Ranch, Mason, TX, 665 lbs., VAC 34, Cert Natural Plus, Out of Angus, BWF & 5 Red Angus cows by reg Express Ranches, McKellar Angus & Donop Angus bulls sired hfr clvs, $227, June-July del.
Southern Yearlings: Bill Johnson, Mineola, TX, 615 lbs., Eng, Eng Exotic & Brahman cross sired fdr strs, $250, June del. Lovell & Lovell, Crockett, TX, 650 lbs., Angus cross, Char cross, Red & Red Motley Face sired fdr strs, $241, July del. Hurt Cattle Co. Inc., Hachita, NM, 710 lbs., VAC 45, Cert Natural, Brangus & Brangus cross sired fdr strs, $222, May del. Tim Harder, Cassoday, KS, 825 lbs., Pred Angus & Angus cross sired fdr strs, $220, June-July del. Roger Welch, Bronson, KS, 850 lbs., Black, BWF, Char cross & Red sired fdr strs, $214, May-June del. Turkey Creek Cattle Co., Yates Center, KS, 875 lbs., Angus & Angus cross sired fdr strs, $218, Aug-Sept del. Greyhorse Cattle, Pawhuska, OK, 950 lbs., Sup Prog Genetics, Out of Angus & Angus Plus cows by reg Blk Angus bulls, Gardiner bloodlines sired fdr strs, $212.50, July del. Dale Corley, Nacogdoches, TX, 675 lbs., Angus cross & Brangus cross sired fdr hfrs, $212, May-June del. Triple C Farms, Bolivar, MO, 750 lbs., Eng, Eng cross & Eng Exotic cross sired fdr hfrs, $214, June del. Grady Grounds, Crockett, TX, 800 lbs., Sup Prog Genetics, Red Brangus cows by 5 Star & R.A. Brown Red Angus & Red Brangus bulls sired fdr hfrs, $218, May-June del.
Northern Calves: Wisdom River Cattle Co., Wisdom, MT, 500 lbs., VAC 34, S&A Verified, NHTC, Out of Blk Angus, BWF, Angus Char cross, some Red Angus & RWF cows by Blk Angus bulls sired str clvs, $283, Oct-Nov del. Kory & Shanan Kessinger & Carl Miller, Akron, CO, 525 lbs., VAC 34, Sup Verified, NHTC, NeverEver3, GAP4, Out of Angus cows by reg Kearnes & Lee Cattle Co. Blk SimAngus & Cooper/Holden Hereford bulls sired str clvs, $301, Nov del. Kory & Shanan Kessinger & Carl Miller, Akron, CO, 500 lbs., VAC 34, Sup Verified, NHTC, NeverEver3, GAP4, Out of Angus cows by reg Kearnes & Lee Cattle Co Blk SimAngus & Cooper/Holden Hereford bulls sired str clvs, $277, Nov del. Lazy C Ranch, Salina, UT, 600 lbs., Angus, Angus cross, BWF, RWF, some Char cross & some Simm cross sired wnd hfr clvs, $231, May del. Fish Creek Angus, LLC, Carey, ID, 700 lbs., VAC 45+, Cert Natural Plus, Sup Prog Genetics, Out of Blk Angus & a few BWF cows by reg Sitz Blk Angus (Game Day, Boulder & Final Answer) bulls sired wnd str clvs, $237, Nov del.
Northern Yearlings: L&K Livestock, Inc., Ohiowa, NE, 850 lbs., 100% Blk hided sired fdr strs, $220 May del. Tyler Brothers, Burns, OR, 630 lbs., Cert Natural Plus, GAP4, mixed En, Angus cross, Red Angus cross & Angus Gelbvieh cross sired fdr hfrs, Angus bloodlines: Angus Traveler 004, Connealy Thunder, Raindance & Strategy. Red Angus bloodlines: Lancer. Gelbvieh bloodlines: Black Impulse, $238, June del. Tyler Brothers, Burns, OR, 670 lbs., Cert Natural Plus, GAP4, mixed Eng, Angus cross, Red Angus cross & Angus Gelbvieh cross sired fdr hfrs, Angus bloodlines: Angus Traveler 004, Connealy Thunder, Raindance & Strategy. Red Angus bloodlines: Lancer. Gelbvieh bloodlines: Black Impulse, $231, June del. L&K Livestock, Inc., Ohiowa, NE, 750 lbs., Red Angus sired fdr hfrs, $230, May del.

Buffalo Livestock

Buffalo, TX — May 23

Receipts: 602.
Slaughter cows: cutter cows $105-123; fat cows $100-115; canner cows $75-105.
Slaughter bulls: heavy bulls $115-149; light bulls $125-130.
Cow/calf pairs & bred cows: choice $2850-3450; good $2400-2800; plain $1100-1900; bred cows 3-6 yrs. old $1350-2700.
Steer/bull calves & yearlings: 150-200 lbs. $380-530; 200-300 lbs. $350-520; 300-400 lbs. $300-370; 400-500 lbs. $265-320; 500-600 lbs. $235-282; 600-700 lbs. $215-290; 700-800 lbs. $190-230.
Heifer calves & yearling: 150-200 lbs. $330-475; 200-300 lbs. $275-400; 300-400 lbs. $245-370; 400-500 lbs. $225-330; 500-600 lbs. $215-270; 600-700 lbs. $195-250; 700-800 lbs. $172-235.
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 — May 23

(Special) Receipts at Tri County Livestock Market, 784 head. Some plain cattle below these figures.
Steers: under 300 lbs. $250-440; 300-400 lbs. $225-331; 400-500 lbs. $210-301; 500-600 lbs. $200-258; 600-700 lbs. $195-234; 700-800 lbs. $180-225.
Heifers: under 300 lbs. $220-400; 300-400 lbs. $210-305; 400-500 lbs. $205-297; 500-600 lbs. $190-289; 600-700 lbs. $185-229; 700-800 lbs. $170-231.
Slaughter cows $80-122. Heavy bulls $120-142. Stocker cows $1200-2825. Cow/calf pairs (top) $1700-2975. Baby calves $300-500.

Hamilton Sheep & Goats

Hamilton, TX — May 25

Receipts at Hamilton Sheep and Goat Sale: 2400. Kids steady; nannies $25 higher; wool lambs $10 higher; dorper lambs steady; BBD lambs steady; ewes $10 higher.
Slaughter Kids: feeders 20-40 lbs. $250-300; light slaughter 40-70 lbs. $250-315; heavy slaughter 70 lbs. & up $180-290.
Slaughter Nannies: Thin $50-70/hd; Medium $80-125/hd; Fleshy $150-250/hd.
Boer & Boer Cross Replacement Nannies: Med. Quality $125-175/hd; Choice Quality $200-500/hd.
Spanish, Boer, & Boer Cross Billies: Slaughter $140-180; Breeding $350-500/hd.
Wool lambs: feeders 20-40 lbs. NT; lt. slaughter 40-70 lbs. $180-210; heavy slaughter 70 lbs. & up $120-150.
Dorper lambs: feeders 20-40 lbs. $170-240; lt. slaughter 40-70 lbs. $170-215; heavy slaughter 70 lbs. & up $160-190.
Ewes: Stocker NT; Slaughter $50-110.
Barbadoes: Lambs $180-220; Ewes $40-125/hd; Bucks $75-450/hd.
Dorper: Ewes $75-300/hd; Lambs NT; Bucks $70-90/hd.

Sulphur Springs Livestock Auction

Sulphur Springs, TX — May 25

1850 head.
Steers: under 300 lbs. $260-550; 300-400 lbs. $250-345; 400-500 lbs. $220-295; over 500 lbs. $175-265.
Heifers: under 300 lbs. $260-520; 300-400 lbs. $225-310; 400-500 lbs. $200-275; over 500 lbs. $162.50-260.
Packer cows $82.50-123. Packer bulls $109-149. Stocker cows $1050-2900. Cow/calf pairs $1550-3600. Calves $125-650.

Decatur Monday

Decatur, TX — May 25

(Special) Receipts at Decatur Livestock Market were 449 head including: 3 bulls, 99 cows, 34 calves, 24 Longhorns, 133 stocker heifers, 156 stocker bulls/steers, NT feeder heifers, NT feeder bulls/steers. Average prices $1191, May 18 $1210. A year ago $995. Market fundamentals remain the same – strong demand for bred cows, pairs and weaned calves. Supply limited. Wide area of flooding preventing many producers from shipping their cattle. Decatur will have several early consignments for their first Monday weaned calf segment June 1. Cattle to be offered in the weaned calf segment must be weaned a minimum of 45 days and come in on May 30.
Steers: 200-299 lbs. $175-387.50; WA $285; 300-399 lbs. $125-317.50; WA $249.30; 400-499 lbs. $265-282.50, WA $266.91; 500-599 lbs. $222.50-270, WA $245.29; 600-699 lbs. $210-245, WA $225.43; 700-799 lbs. NT WA NT; 800-899 lbs. NT; WA NT; 900-999 lbs. NT, WA NT.
Heifers: 200-299 lbs. $235-450, WA $334.38; 300-399 lbs. $183-287.50, WA $270.47; 400-499 lbs. $164-280, WA $251.26; 500-599 lbs. $167.50-259, WA $236.01; 600-699 lbs. NT; WA NT; 700-799 lbs. NT, WA NT; 800-899 lbs. NT, WA NT; 900-999 lbs. NT, WA NT.
Pairs: young NT; mid-age $2500-2850. Pregnancy tested cows: young NT; mid-age NT.
Packer cows: under 1100 lbs. $96-167; over 1100 lbs. $99-131. Feeder bulls $196-213.
Bulls, Y.G. 1 & 2, 1400-2000 lbs. NT.
Calves: under 100 lbs.: dairy NT, beef NT; 100-200 lb. $500-740.
Some representative sales: Grant Smalley, Millsap, 230 lb. steer at $387.50; Tony Davidson, Paradise, 2 head deal, 360 lb. steer at $317.50; Mike wilbanks, Boyd, 500 lb. steer at $270; Circle B Cattle, Springtown, 2 head deal, 205 lb. heifer at $450; Richard Johnson, Decatur, 2 head deal, 310 lb. heifer at $287.50; Bennis Enis, Krum, 415 lb. heifer at $280.

 

 

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