MARKETS

Milano Tuesday

Milano, TX — July 8

Cattle and Calves: 353.
Steers: Medium and Large 1 Under 300 lbs. NT; 300-400 lbs 245.00-307.00; 400-500 lbs 225.00-297.00; 500-600 lbs 190.00-261.00; 600-700 lbs 155.00-229.00; over 700 lbs NT.
Heifers: Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs 223.00-279.00; 400-500 lbs 177.00-257.00; 500-600 lbs 179.00-231.00; 600-700 lbs 151.00-217.00.
Slaughter Cows: $81-123. Slaughter Bulls: $98-143. Bred Cows: $1150-1800. Pairs: $1675-1850.

Meridian Tuesday

Meridian, TX — July 8

(Special) Receipts at Meridian Livestock Commission: 405. Stocker and feeder steers $3-5 higher. Stocker and feeder heifers $3-5 higher. Slaughter cows $3-5 higher. Packer bulls $3-5 higher. Cow/calf pairs too few to test. Young replacements $100-200 higher.
Steers: No. 1, under 300 lbs. NT; 300-400 lbs. $285-330; 400-500 lbs. $260-285; 500-600 lbs. $225-248; 600-700 lbs. $210-233; 700-800 lbs. NT.
Heifers: No. 1, under 300 lbs. NT; 300-400 lbs. $265-330; 400-500 lbs. $230-267.50; 500-600 lbs. $215-257.50; 600-700 lbs. $200-213; 700-800 lbs. NT.
Slaughter cows, high yielding $110-124; low yielding $100-105; fats $105-117; thin & shelly $70-90.
Packer bulls one at $143.
Pairs: young choice one at $2800; young fair NT; aged pairs NT.
Young pregnancy tested stocker replacement cows $1100-2025.

OKC West Wednesday

Oklahoma City, OK — July 9

(F‑S) Receipts at OKC West - El Reno Livestock Market: 5570. Feeder steers sold $5-8 higher. Feeder heifers traded $7-9 higher. Calves up to $10 higher on few comparable sales. Up to four inches of rain fell across central Oklahoma this morning ahead of scorching temperatures that are expected for the weekend.
Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1: Calves: few 375 lbs 307.50; 450-500 lbs 277.50-282.50; 500-550 lbs 251.00-260.00; 550-600 lbs 241.00-262.50; 600-650 lbs 226.00-237.00; 650-700 lbs 215.00-217.00; 725-750 lbs 212.00-219.00; Yearlings: 600-700 lbs 222.00-248.00; 700-775 lbs 218.00-229.00; 800-900 lbs 200.00-213.00, fancy 810 lbs 217.00; 900-975 lbs 195.00-206.00; 1000-1050 lbs 184.00-194.50.
Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1: 375 lbs 290.00; few 495 lbs 245.00.
Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1: Calves: 400-500 lbs 250.00-258.00; 500-575 lbs 230.00-247.50; 625-700 lbs 209.00-215.50; Yearlings: 600-650 lbs 221.00-229.00; 700-800 lbs 198.50-214.00; load 810 lbs 206.50; 975-1000 lbs 173.50-174.50; few 1090 lbs 163.00.

Oklahoma Hay

Oklahoma City, OK – July 10

(F-S) Alfalfa trade moderate in most areas, improved over recent weeks. Demand good for dairy hay, moderate for other offerings. Supplies of dairy hay mostly light. Supplies of Fair to Good quality alfalfa moderate to fairly heavy. A sizable amount of rain damaged an overly mature hay being offered. Grass hay cutting and baling activities began this week and widespread rains on Tuesday found a lot of acres of grass in windrows. Both yields and quality appear to be good. Demand for grass hay moderate in central and eastern counties, mostly good in western counties.
Alfalfa Central Oklahoma: Premium quality in the field $220-240. Few sales Supreme dairy hay $240-250 at the farm. Premium quality delivered $270-290, mostly $270-280. Good quality $150-180 in the field, $170-200 from the barn. Grinding hay $130-150 in the field. 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 $220-240. Good quality $150-180 per ton. Grinding hay $130-140 per ton. Premium quality small square bales $10-12 per bale.
Western Oklahoma: Premium quality new crop $220-240 in the field. Good quality $150-180. Fair quality $130-140. Small square bales Premium quality $9-12 per bale.
Grass Hay Central Oklahoma: Prairie hay 4x5 bales $30-45 per bale. Small square bales Premium quality Bermuda delivered $8-10 per bale. 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 $90-110 per ton. Small square bales in the field $5-6 per bale.
Eastern Oklahoma: Good new crop mixed grass hay in 4x5 bales $35-40 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 — July 10

(F-S) Receipts at Producers Livestock Auction Co.: 1052. Feeder steers and heifers $2-4 higher. Slaughter cows $4-8 higher; slaughter bulls $10-12 higher. Stock cows and pairs moderately higher. Trading very active, demand good.
Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs 315.00-318.00; 400-500 lbs 258.00-268.00, few 272.00; 500-600 lbs 245.00-254.00, few 266.00; 615 lbs 230.00; 703 lbs 205.00.
Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 2 500-600 lbs 199.00-210.00; 650-700 lbs 180.00-189.00; 700-800 lbs 164.00-173.00; 800-900 lbs 164.00-168.00.
Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 400-500 lbs 256.00-262.00; 500-525 lbs 226.00-236.00; 633 lbs 212.00; 700-800 lbs 187.00-194.00.
Slaughter Cows: %Lean weight avg dress hi-dress low-dress Breakers 75-80 1250-1850 lbs 114.00-120.00 120.00-125.00. Boners 80-85 950-1575 lbs 110.00-122.00 122.00-131.00. Lean 85-90 850-1250 lbs 105.00-114.00 114.00-119.00 95.00-100.00. Lean 85-90 600-900 lbs 88.00-96.00.
Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1 1450-2300 lbs 140.00-147.50; high-dressing 150.00-153.00; low-dressing 1300-1800 lbs 122.00-140.00.
Pregnancy Tested Stock Cows And Heifers: All sold by the head. Medium and Large 1-2 1600.00-1950.00.
Cow/Calf Pairs: All sold by the pair. All have 200-450 lbs calves. Medium and Large 1 2250.00-2350.00.
Stocker And Feeder Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 (young) 800-1150 lbs 148.00-159.00; (young and middle age) 850-1025 lbs 130.00-140.00 cwt; (middle age) 900-1400 lbs 120.00-130.00 cwt; (thin &/or aged) 900-1300 lbs 118.00-123.00.

Jordan Weekly Market Report

Mason & San Saba - July 10

Receipts totaled 2644 head for the week. The market continued to move higher and hit record levels at the beginning of this week with the stocker steers selling $5-7 higher with a set of steers at 475 lbs at $290 ($1377.50), and stocker heifers were $5-8 higher with 6 heifers 590 lbs at $240 ($1416). The feeder steers were steady to $4 higher with a set of 24 steers at 797 lbs at $216 ($1721.52) and the heifers mates were steady. Pairs sold $200 higher with the top pairs at $3250 and bred cows were $250 higher with 6 bred cows LB at $3000. Packer bulls were $5 higher with the top bull at $150 and packer cows sold $5-7 higher with the high cow at $136.
Steers: Choice lightweight calves $285-347.50; Choice medium weight calves $230-310; Choice heavyweight calves $207-237.50.
Heifers: Choice lightweight calves $235-325; Choice medium weight calves $200-272.50; Choice heavyweight calves $185-245.
Yearlings: Choice lightweight steers $190-234; Choice heavyweight steers $185-200; Choice lightweight heifers $170-204; Choice heavyweight heifers $165-192; #2 Steer calves & yearlings $185-260; #2 Heifer calves & yearlings $165-220; Shorties & Plainer calves & yearlings $160-180.
Cows: Choice bred $1750-3000; Medium to good bred $1560-1740; Plainer & older bred $1300-1550; High yield $121-136; Medium yield $109-120; Low yield $95-108; Heiferettes & young stockers $140-150.
Bulls: High yield $141-150; Medium yield $131-140; Low yield $119.50-130; Feeders $119.50-137.
Pairs: Choice $2200-3250; Medium to good $1750-2100; Plainer & older pairs $1450-1740.
Some representative sales: Joe H. Johnson, Brady, 11 steers 321 lbs at $320; Roy W Baker Jr. LLC, Rocksprings, 38 steers 660 lbs at $237.50; Mark Ivy Ranches Inc., Mountain Home, 10 steers 681 lbs at $225; PS Cattle, San Saba, 10 heifers 604 lbs at $212; George Burton, Comanche, 1 heifer 435 lbs at $272.50; Walter Cooper, Llano, 1 heifer 680 lbs at $245.

Hugo Friday

Hugo, OK — July 11

(Special) Receipts at Hugo Livestock Market: 1388 head.
Steers: 200-250 lb. $299-330; 250-300 lb. $288.08-340; 300-350 lb. $259.17-320; 350-400 lb. $256.58-337.50; 400-450 lb. $244.39-315; 450-500 lb. $238.32-287.50; 500-550 lb. $218.77-240; 550-600 lb. $213.59-237.50; 600-650 lb. $205.11-218; 650-700 lb. $196.11-213; 700-750 lb. $192.16-217.50; 750-800 lb. $189.33-197.50; 800 lbs. and up $157.81-184.
Heifers: 200-250 lb. $257.69-350; 250-300 lb. $255.77-330; 300-350 lb. $245.33-295; 350-400 lb. $236.45-285; 400-450 lb. $227.58-260; 450-500 lb. $222.40-252.50; 500-550 lb. $213.52-235; 550-600 lb. $200.98-217.50; 600-650 lb. $193.25-202; 650-700 lb. $185.73-213; 700-750 lb. $179.78-196; 750-800 lb. $172.80-185; 800 lbs. and up $162.30-175.
Stocker cows $50-150. Slaughter cows NT. Bulls $52.50-141. Pairs $1425-1425. Cows per head $500-500. Bulls per head NT.

Gainesville Friday

Gainesville, TX — July 11

(Special) Receipts at Gainesville Livestock Market, Inc. 1609. Market still holding steady despite the futures market going in the tank all week. Some of the fleshy unworked calves would be $3-5 cheaper. Stock cows $100 higher. Packer cows steady to $3 higher.
Feeder Steers: Medium and large frame, 200-300 lbs., No. 1 $300-350, No. 2-3 $250-285; 300-400 lbs., No. 1 $290-330, No. 2-3 $240-280; 400-500 lbs., No. 1 $250-285, No. 2-3 $200-235; 500-600 lbs., No. 1 $220-250, No. 2-3 $190-210; 600-700 lbs., No. 1 $205-235, No. 2-3 $175-190; 700-800 lbs., No. 1 $195-220, No. 2-3 $170-185.
Feeder Heifers: Medium and large frame, 200-300 lbs., No. 1 $290-320, No. 2-3 $230-260; 300-400 lbs., No. 1 $240-270, No. 2-3 $200-220; 400-500 lbs., No. 1 $220-240, No. 2-3 $185-210; 500-600 lbs., No. 1 $205-225, No. 2-3 $190-200; 600-700 lbs., No. 1 $190-210, No. 2-3 $175-190; 700-800 lbs., No. 1 $180-195, No. 2-3 $170-180.
Slaughter bulls: Y.G. 1-2, 1200-2050 lbs. $130-152. Slaughter cows 1-3, $105-127, cutters $88-100.
Stocker cows PD'd tested 3-9 years: Large frame $1750-2100, medium frame $1400-1600.
Cow and calf pairs: Cows with calves under 250 lbs., large frame $2100-2650, medium frame $1800-2000.
Baby Calves: Holstein calves NT, crossbreds $300-475.

Superior Livestock Auction

Steamboat Springs, CO — July 7-11

Cattle producers from 26 states consigned 207,000 head of stockers, feeders and bred stock to the Superior Livestock satellite video auction. The auction was held in and broadcast from the Sheraton Steamboat Resort in Steamboat Springs, CO.
On Monday our Southern heifer and steer calves sold for $5-6 higher than our last sale. Our Tuesday Northern and Southern yearlings went for $2-4 higher. Wednesday’s Idaho, Oregon, Nevada, Utah and Western Wyoming calves sold for $10-12 higher while Thursday’s Nebraska and Colorado calves brought $5-7 more. Friday’s Eastern Wyoming, North & South Dakota and Montana’s calves sold for $8-10 more than our last sale.
Southern Calves: Southeast Bar Ranch, Anahuac, TX, 525 lbs., VAC 24, Sup Prog Genetics, Out of pred Braford and Brangus cows by reg M6 Char & reg Angus bulls sired str clvs, $280, Aug-Sept del. Carter Ranch, Oakwood, TX, 550 lbs., VAC 34+, S&A Veri, Sup Prog Genetics, Cert Natural Plus, Out of Angus & Red Angus cows by Gardiner Angus & 44 Farms Blk Angus bulls sired str clvs, $265 August del. Carter Ranch, Oakwood, TX, 575 lbs., VAC 34+, S&A Veri, Sup Prog Genetics, Cert Natural Plus, Out of Angus Plus & Brangus type cows by Gardiner Angus & 44 Farms Angus bulls sired str clvs, $262.50, August del. Huseman Ranch, Ellsworth, KS, 570 lbs., VAC 34+, S&A Veri, Sup Prog Genetics, NHTC, NeverEver3, Out of Angus cows by Blk Angus (Ohlde, Green Garden & Fink) bulls sired str clvs, $287.50, October del. Bill Kassebaum, Council Grove, KS, 600 lbs., VAC 34, Sup Prog Genetics, Cert Natural Plus, Out of Blk Angus cows by pred Fink reg Blk Angus (sons of 5522) & Green Garden Angus bulls sired str clvs, $266, October del. Trinity River Land & Cattle Co., Shepherd, TX, 625 lbs., VAC 34, Cert Red Angus, Cert Natural, Out of Red Angus cross cows by Trinity River reg Red Angus bulls sired str clvs, $242.50, October del. Mesa Vista Ranch, Pampa, TX, 650 lbs., VAC 34+, S&A Veri, Sup Prod Genetics, Cert Natural Plus, Out of purebred Angus cows (home raised Flag Ranch, Scottsbluff, NE) by reg Express Ranches Blk Angus bulls sired str clvs, $251, October del. Mesa Vista Ranch, Pampa, TX, 625 lbs., VAC 34+, S&A Veri, Sup Prod Genetics, Cert Natural Plus, Out of purebred Angus cows (home raised Flag Ranch, Scottsbluff, NE) by reg Express Ranches Blk Angus bulls sired hfr clvs, $239, October del. Dorothy Vaughan, Grenola, KS, 685 lbs., VAC 34+, Out of Eng, Eng cross, Brangus Angus cross & Exotic cross cows by Angus & Horned Hereford bulls sired str clvs, $250, November del. Dorothy Vaughan, Grenola, KS, 600 lbs., VAC 34+, Out of Eng, Eng cross, Brangus Angus cross & Exotic cross cows by Angus & Horned Hereford bulls sired hfr clvs, $230, November del.
Weaned Heifer Calves: Joel Walzel, Cameron, TX, 425 lbs., VAC Precon, Angus cross, Brangus cross & Char cross sired wnd str clvs, $300, October del. Vera Earl Ranch, Inc., Sonoita, AZ, 450 lbs., VAC 45, Sup Veri, BVD PI Free, NHTC, Cert Natural, Blk Angus cross out of Sitz, Wheeler Mountain & Silver Bit bulls sired wnd str clvs, $317, Nov-Dec del. High Desert Ranch LLC, Vaughn, NM, 500 lbs., VAC 45+, Sup Prog Genetics, Cert Natural Plus, Out of Angus & Angus cross cows by Wehrmann & Hartzog reg Angus bulls sired wnd str clvs, $296, September del. Watson Family Ranch LLC, Morris, OK, 550 lbs., VAC 45, Red Angus cross sired by Cross Diamond and Jeffries Cattle Co. bulls wnd str clvs, $280, August del. Tyler Rankin, Miami, TX, 625 lbs., VAC 45, Sup Prog Genetics, Cert Natural Plus, Out of pred Angus & Angus cross cows by reg Evans Blk Angus bulls sired wnd str clvs, $251, October del. Bar V 6 Ranch, Claremore, OK, 650 lbs., Sup Veri, Out of F1 Tigerstripe cows by Gardiner Angus bulls sired wnd str clvs, $252, December del. Bar V 6 Ranch, Claremore, OK, 625 lbs., Sup Veri, Out of F1 Tigerstripe cows by Gardiner Angus bulls sired wnd hfr clvs, $249, December del. Wild H Cattle Co., Matador, TX, 775 lbs., VAC 45, Cert Natural, Out of Eng & Eng cross cows by Blk Limousin bulls sired wnd str clvs, $234, September del.
Northern Calves: TA Ranch Operations LP, Saratoga, WY, 350 lbs., VAC 45+, Sup Veri, NHTC, Out of Angus & Angus cross cows by quality Angus & Stabilizer bull sired wnd str clvs, $422, November del. TA Ranch Operations LP, Saratoga, WY, 350 lbs., VAC 45+, Sup Veri, NHTC, Out of Angus & Angus cross cows by quality Angus & Stabilizer bull sired wnd hfr clvs, $400, November del. Winecup, Inc., Oakley, ID, 400 lbs., Approx 90% Blk Angus, BWF, RWF cows sired by Blk Angus, Red Angus & Hereford bull wnd str clvs, $393, November del. C.R.U. Cattle Co., Spencer, ID 470 lbs., VAC 45, S&A Veri, Out of pred Blk Angus & BWF cows by pred Riverbend reg Blk Angus (Traveler 234, Precision 1680 & New Design1407) & Riverbend purebred Char bull sired wnd str clvs, $314, November del. C.R.U. Cattle Co., Spencer, ID 640 lbs., VAC 45, S&A Veri, Out of pred Blk Angus & BWF cows by pred Riverbend reg Blk Angus (Traveler 234, Precision 1680 & New Design1407) & Riverbend purebred Char bull sired wnd str clvs, $250, November del. C.R.U. Cattle Co., Spencer, ID 540 lbs., VAC 45, S&A Veri, Out of pred Blk Angus & BWF cows by pred Riverbend reg Blk Angus (Traveler 234, Precision 1680 & New Design1407) & Riverbend purebred Char bull sired wnd hfr clvs, $252, November del. Riverbend Ranches-Commercial Div., Dillon, MT, 525 lbs., VAC 45+, S&A Veri, Sup Prog Genetics, NHTC, Out of pred Blk Angus by reg Riverbend Ranch Angus bull sired wnd hfr clvs, $273, December del. TLC Land & Cattle LLC, Thedford, NE, 500 lbs., VAC 45, Out of Angus & Angus Hereford cross cows by reg Angus (Mytty In Focus, Hoover Dam, Objective, Connealy Net Worth, War Party & Ten X) bull sired wnd str clvs, $284, Nov-Dec del. Vernon Waits & Sons, Tryon, NE, 525 lbs., VAC 45, Sup Veri, Sup Prog Genetics, Out of Blk & BWF cows by Blk Angus (Mytty In Focus, Future Direction & Emblazon bloodlines) bull sired wnd str clvs, $306, December del. Finney Cattle Co., Seneca, NE, 550 lbs., VAC 45, Sup Prog Genetics, Cert Natural, Out of Angus & Angus cross cows by Jorgenson Blk Angus & Red Angus bull sired wnd str clvs, $294, Nov-Dec del. Jared Schrenk, Burley, ID, 575 lbs., VAC 45, Out of Angus & Angus Hereford cross cows by Sitz Angus bull sired wnd str clvs, $252, November del. Cory Vetere, Moab, UT, 600 lbs., VAC 45, Sup Prog Genetics, Out of Blk Angus cows by Vermillion Blk Angus bull sired wnd str clvs, $257, December del. Williams Ranch, Belle Fourche, SD, 415 lbs., VAC 34+, Cert Natural Plus, Out of Angus 1st calf hfrs by Angus bull sired str clvs, $327, October del. Williams Ranch, Belle Fourche, SD, 400 lbs., VAC 34+, Cert Natural Plus, Out of Angus 1st calf hfrs by Angus bull sired hfr clvs, $303, October del. Big Meadows Ranch, Kremmling, CO, 500 lbs., VAC 34+, Sup Veri, Sup prog Genetics, NHTC, Blk & BWF, Red & RWF cows by Coleman Ranch Blk Lim-Flex bull sired str clvs, $286, October del. Horseshoe Bar Ranch, Brent L. Steffen, Thedford, NE, 450 lbs., VAC 34, Out of Angus & Angus Hereford cross (BWF) cows by Angus & Balancer bull sired str clvs, $312, September del. Vernon Waits & Sons, Tryon, NE, 490 lbs., VAC 34+, Sup Veri, Sup Prog Genetics, Out of Blk & BWF cows by Blk Angus (Mytty In Focus, Future Direction & Emblazon bloodlines) bull sired str clvs, $307, October del. Vernon Norgaard, Maywood, NE, 545 lbs., VAC 34, Sup Veri, Sup Prog Genetics, Blk Angus & Blk Angus cross sired str clvs, $297, November del. Eddie & Susan Steel, Arthur, NE, 575 lbs., VAC 34, Out of Angus & BWF cows by reg Angus bull sired str clvs, $275, September del. Crow Family Ranch, Arnold, NE, 610 lbs., VAC 34, Sup Veri, Sup Prog Genetics, Blk Angus (daughters of Bando & Final Answer) cows by reg Char (Schurrtop, Sonderup & Oak Water) bull sired str clvs, $263.50, Sept-Oct del. Wilker Land & Livestock, Soda Springs, ID, 650 lbs., VAC 34, Sup Prog Genetics, Angus & Angus Hereford cross (many years of Basin Angus & KG Angus genetics) sired str clvs, $247.50, Oct-Nov del.
Southern Yearlings: Flying A Cattle Co., Gridley, KS, 700 lbs., Eng, Eng cross, Eng Exotic cross & Exotic cross sired fdr strs, $215, July del. Mayer Ranch LLC, Alta Vista, KS, 735 lbs., VAC Precon, Eng, Eng cross, 100% Blk sired fdr strs, $231, Aug-Sept del. D-3 Farms, Gridley, KS, 750 lbs., Eng, Eng cross, Eng Exotic cross & Exotic cross sired fdr strs, $218, July del. Matt Nielsen, Exira, IA, 800 lbs., Pred Angus & Angus cross sired fdr strs, $225.50, July-August del. Riley Winkler, Overbrook, KS, 825 lbs., Eng, Eng cross, 100% Blk sired fdr strs, $217, August del. Christie Ranch, Miami, TX, 850 lbs., Cert Natural Plus, Angus, Angus cross sired fdr strs, $219, July del. Z-TNE Farms, Inc., Elbing, KS, 925 lbs., Eng & Eng cross, 100% Blk sired fdr strs, $212.50, July del. Paul & Cecile Brewer Trust, Thayer, MO, 660 lbs., Sup Prog Genetics, Eng & Eng cross, 100% Blk or BWF sired fdr hfrs, $221, September del. Ed DeBord, Perry, OK, 725 lbs., 70% Red Angus or Red Angus Hereford cross, 30% Blk sired fdr hfrs, $208, July-August del. Hughes Ranch, Boswell, OK, 750 lbs., Cert Natural, Out of crossbred cows by Angus & Hereford bulls, 80% Blk sired fdr hfrs, $216, July del.
Northern Yearlings: Riverbend Ranches-Commercial Div., Dillon, MT, 700 lbs., VAC Precon, Sup Prog Genetics, 100% Blk & BWF sired fdr strs, $247, September del. Tom Morris, Mountain View, WY, 750 lbs., Black Angus, Angus Continental cross, Red Angus & a few Char cross, 75-80% Blk hided sired fdr strs, $232, September del. Esplin Livestock LLC, Mount Carmel, UT, 775 lbs., VAC Precon, Eng & Eng Exotic cross sired fdr strs, $217, Sept-Oct del. Cedar Top Ranch, Chadron, NE, 810 lbs., VAC 45, Sup Veri, NHTC, NeverEver3, Out of Angus, Red Angus & Balancer cows by Blk & Red Angus & Hereford bulls, many sired by Connealy Front Page, Industry, Right Time, CTR Sandhills & Conquest sired fdr strs, $240, Sept-Oct del. Pioneer Ranch, Rusty & Rachael Kemp, Tryon, NE, 825 lbs., VAC Precon, Cert Natural, Red Angus, Red Angus Hereford cross sired fdr strs, $231, September del. Dragging Y Cattle Co., Dillon, MT, 850 lbs., S&A Veri, Sup Prog Genetics, NHTC, 95% Char Angus cross & 5% Blk Angus sired fdr strs, $235, Sept-Oct del. Dow Ranch, Sheridan, WY, 875 lbs., VAC 45, Sup Prog Genetics, 95% Blk Angus, 5% BWF & 1 Red sired fdr strs, $216.50, Aug-Sept del. Cedar Top Ranch, Chadron, NE, 900 lbs., VAC 45, Sup Veri, NHTC, NeverEver3, Out of Angus, Red Angus & Balancer cows by Blk & Red Angus & Hereford bulls, many sired by Connealy Front Page, Industry, Right Time, CTR Sandhills & Conquest sired fdr strs, $231, Sept-Oct del. Wagonhound Land & Livestock Co., Douglas, WY, 965 lbs., Sup Prog Genetics, NHTC, NeverEver3, Out of Red Angus cows by Pieper Red Angus (PIE Gridmaster, PIE Code Red & PIE Game Plan) bulls sired fdr strs, $227, August del. Ivansons, Inc., Haxtun, CO, 610 lbs., 100% Blk hided sired fdr hfrs, $239, July del. Steve Simmons, Bly, OR, 640 lbs., VAC 45, S&A, Veri, Sup Prog Genetics, NHTC, Eng & Eng Gelv cross cows by Blk Balancer bulls sired fdr hfrs, $236, July del. Pioneer Ranch, Rusty & Rachael Kemp, 780 lbs., VAC 45, Sup Veri, Sup Prog Genetics, NHTC, NeverEver3, 100% Blk & BWF sired spayed fdr hfrs, $224, September del. Cedar Top Ranch, Chadron, NE, 800 lbs., VAC 45, Sup Veri, NHTC, NeverEver3, Out of Angus, Red Angus & Balancer cows by Blk & Red Angus bulls sired fdr hfrs, $226, Sept-Oct del. Mart & Cindy McNutt, Tryon, NE, 825 lbs., S&A Veri, Sup Prog Genetics, NHTC, Blk Angus, 100% blk hided sired spayed fdr hfrs, $224, September del.

Texas Hay

Amarillo, TX — July 11

(F-S) Alfalfa prices were $5-15 lower as many dairies have backed off the market and changing their feed rations. Other classes of hay were steady to weak. Trade activity was light to moderate on moderate demand. Rain damaged hay now entering the market at obviously lower prices but the rain was much needed for future hay crops. Freight continues to keep spreads wide and prices from coming down much further. East and South Texas have a good crop of Coastal Bermuda coming along on good demand despite rains delaying producers being able to get into their fields. Prices for new crop seems mostly steady. Prices for hay and pellets quoted per ton except where noted.
Panhandle/High Plains: Alfalfa: Small Bales: Delivered: Premium to Supreme $330-360, $10-11 per Bale. Large Bales: Delivered: Premium to Supreme $265-295; Good to Premium $240-265. Brown $185. Small Bales: FOB: Premium to Supreme $8-11 per bale. Large Bales: FOB: Premium to Supreme $265-285. Chopped Alfalfa: Delivered to feedlots: $200-220. Coastal Bermuda: Large Bales: Delivered: $202. Wheat Hay: Large Bales: Delivered: Beardless $185. Bearded $155-160 w/rain damage $120-130. Hay Grazer: Large Bales: Delivered: $135-150.
Far West Texas/Trans Pecos: Alfalfa: Small Squares: FOB: Premium to Supreme $280-360, $8.50-11.00 per bale. Large Bales: FOB: Premium to Supreme $245-280.
North, Central, and East Texas: Alfalfa: Small Squares: FOB: Premium to Supreme $230, $7 per bale; Grass/Alfalfa $5 per bale. Coastal Bermuda: Small Squares: FOB: Good to Premium $230-265, $7-8 per bale. Large Rounds: FOB: Good to Premium $60-75 per roll, $120-150 per ton; Good $45-50 per roll, $90-100 per ton. Rye Hay: Large Rounds: FOB: $40 per bale.
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 $120-170; $60-85 per roll; Fair to Good $100; $50 per roll.

Paris Saturday

Paris, TX — July 12

(Special) Receipts at Cattlemen's Livestock Commission: 1349 head of cattle and calves.
Steers: 300 lbs. and under $280-355; 300-400 lbs. $260-350; 400-500 lbs. $200-315 and 500 & up $150-260.
Heifers: 300 lbs. and under $230-325, 300-400 lbs. $200-290; 400-500 lbs. $180-265 and 500 & up $135-235.
Slaughter cows $65-129. Slaughter bulls $110-152. Stocker cows $600-1800, pairs $1450-2200. Baby calves $310-565.
Holstein: steers 300-750 lbs. $130-170. Holstein: heifers 500-550 lbs. NT.

Buffalo Livestock

Buffalo, TX — July 12

Receipts: 1506.
Slaughter cows: cutter cows $105-132; fat cows $100-121; canner cows $65-110.
Slaughter bulls: heavy bulls $125-148; light bulls $110-137.
Cow/calf pairs & bred cows: choice NT; good $1800-2425; plain $1100-1750; bred cows 3-6 yrs. old $1150-2025.
Steer/bull calves & yearlings: 150-200 lbs. $325-415; 200-300 lbs. $300-360; 300-400 lbs. $285-355; 400-500 lbs. $235-320; 500-600 lbs. $215-270; 600-700 lbs. $200-250; 700-800 lbs. $195-225.
Heifer calves & yearling: 150-200 lbs. $295-375; 200-300 lbs. $270-340; 300-400 lbs. $265-330; 400-500 lbs. $235-282; 500-600 lbs. $205-252; 600-700 lbs. $195-245; 700-800 lbs. $150-210.
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 — July 12

(Special) Receipts at Tri County Livestock Market, 1392 head. Some plain cattle below these figures.
Steers: under 300 lbs. $180-369; 300-400 lbs. $160-335; 400-500 lbs. $155-289; 500-600 lbs. $150-240; 600-700 lbs. $140-225; 700-800 lbs. $125-207.
Heifers: under 300 lbs. $160-355; 300-400 lbs. $150-301; 400-500 lbs. $140-243; 500-600 lbs. $130-221; 600-700 lbs. $120-221; 700-800 lbs. $115-180.
Slaughter cows $80-130. Heavy bulls $125-142.50. Stocker cows $1100-2340. Cow/calf pairs (top) $1600-2380. Baby calves up to NT.

Hamilton Sheep & Goats

Hamilton, TX — July 14

Receipts at Hamilton Sheep and Goat Sale: 2271. Kids steady; nannies steady; wool lambs steady; dorper lambs $10 higher; BBD lambs $10 higher; ewes steady.
Slaughter Kids: feeders 20-40 lbs. $190-230; light slaughter 40-70 lbs. $200-235; heavy slaughter 70 lbs. & up $170-230.
Slaughter Nannies: Thin $40-60/hd; Medium $70-90/hd; Fleshy $100-180/hd.
Boer & Boer Cross Replacement Nannies: Med. Quality $100-150/hd; Choice Quality $150-180/hd.
Spanish, Boer, & Boer Cross Billies: Slaughter $100-130; Breeding $125-150/hd.
Wool lambs: feeders 20-40 lbs. NT; lt. slaughter 40-70 lbs. $160-190; heavy slaughter 70 lbs. & up $130-150.
Dorper lambs: feeders 20-40 lbs. $180-220; lt. slaughter 40-70 lbs. $170-200; heavy slaughter 70 lbs. & up $130-165.
Ewes: Stocker NT; Slaughter $40-60.
Barbadoes: Lambs $150-190; Ewes $40-100; Bucks $75-350.
Dorper: Ewes $50-150/hd; Lambs NT; Bucks $70-110/hd.

Sulphur Springs Livestock Auction

Sulphur Springs, TX — July 14

1026 head.
Steers: under 300 lbs. $180-345; 300-400 lbs. $180-320; 400-500 lbs. $180-275; over 500 lbs. $160-250.
Heifers: under 300 lbs. $180-325; 300-400 lbs. $180-285; 400-500 lbs. $180-245; over 500 lbs. $160-227.50.
Packer cows $77.50-129. Packer bulls $118-148. Stocker cows $1050-2250. Cow/calf pairs $1500-3100. Calves $60-490.

Decatur Monday

Decatur, TX — July 14

(Special) Receipts at Decatur Livestock Market were 1472 head including: 33 bulls, 300 cows, 51 calves, 152 Longhorns, 286 stocker heifers, 326 stocker bulls/steers, 141 feeder heifers, 183 feeder bulls/steers. Average prices $1122, July 7 $1220. A year ago $737. As Compared to July 7 the quality of cattle was inconsistent with fewer conditioned calves, and more Longhorn and Brahman influence. Downward pressure on prices with tighter selection criteria summarizes the day as the market tries to slow down the recent run up of prices.
Steers: 200-299 lbs. $250-350; WA $323.67; 300-399 lbs. $150-337.50; WA $276.14; 400-499 lbs. $112.50-290, WA $239.07; 500-599 lbs. $170-246, WA $217.93; 600-699 lbs. $80-227.50, WA $197.92; 700-799 lbs. $165-207.50, WA $193.07; 800-899 lbs. NT; WA NT; 900-999 lbs. NT, WA NT.
Heifers: 200-299 lbs. $165-335, WA $279.69; 300-399 lbs. $175-320, WA $249.66; 400-499 lbs. $131-242.50, WA $214.64; 500-599 lbs. $120-232, WA $210.78; 600-699 lbs. $125-215; WA $193.95; 700-799 lbs. $127.50-188, WA $174.47; 800-899 lbs. $116-177, WA $159.91; 900-999 lbs. $111-174, WA $158.30.
Pairs: young NT; mid-age $1550-2450. Pregnancy tested cows: young NT; mid-age $1250-1825.
Packer cows: under 1100 lbs. $96-160; over 1100 lbs. $104-132. Feeder bulls $167-198.
Bulls, Y.G. 1 & 2, 1400-2000 lbs. $143-152.
Calves: under 100 lbs.: dairy NT, beef NT; 100-200 lb. $350-620.
Some representative sales: Lazy Y Ranch, Ft. Worth, 260 lb. steer at $350; Geary Washburn, Decatur, 4 head deal, 332 lb. steer at $337.50; Bruce Kallemeyn, Poolville, 2 head deal, 418 lb. steer at $290; JBJ Land Co., Wichita Falls, 200 lb. heifer at $335; I B Chapman, Ft. Worth, 335 lb. heifer at $320; Ronnie Riley, Krum, 460 lb. heifer at $242.50.

Great Western Stockyards

Bonham, TX — July 14

Number of head: 168.
Steers: 200-250 lb. $146.88-242.50; 250-300 lb. $263.75-277.50; 300-350 lb. $256.75-262.50; 350-400 lb. $240.25-255; 400-450 lb. $235.71-252.50; 450-500 lb. $218.57-255; 500-550 lb. $220.56-247.50; 550-600 lb. $202.90-233; 600-650 lb. $196.50-215; 650-700 lb. $195.33-212.50; 700-750 lb. $174.25-186; 750-800 lb. $176-176; 800 lbs. and up $161-161.
Heifers: 200-250 lb. $202.50-202.50; 250-300 lb. NT; 300-350 lb. $212.50-212.50; 350-400 lb. $235-235; 400-450 lb. $219.43-235; 450-500 lb. $206.06-227.50; 500-550 lb. $208.17-227.50; 550-600 lb. $205.13-212.50; 600-650 lb. $178.60-185; 650-700 lb. $168.75-170; 700-750 lb. $179.17-185; 750-800 lb. NT; 800 lbs. and up NT.
Stocker cows $1650. Packer cows $90.50-178. Packer bulls $124-129. Stocker bulls NT. Pairs NT.

Oklahoma City Monday

Oklahoma City, OK — July 14

(F‑S) Receipts at Oklahoma National Stockyards: 7035. Feeder steers were steady to 4.00 lower. Feeder heifers were mostly steady. Not enough comparable sales on steer or heifer calves for a market trend, but a weaker undertone was noted. Quality is less attractive than last week, with a larger percentage of the cattle showing Brahman influence. Cold air from the north is moving into the region, which will provide relief from these higher temperatures. Temperatures are forecasted to be in the 70’s and 80’s throughout the week, with the 90s returning by the weekend.
Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1: Calves: few 315 lbs 336.00; 350-400 lbs 275.00-297.00; 425-450 lbs 279.50-283.50; 450-500 lbs 261.00-278.00; 500-515 lbs 256.00-270.00, 500-550 lbs fleshy 239.00-245.00; 550-575 lbs 243.00-246.00, 575-600 lbs fleshy 230.00-232.00; 600-675 lbs 222.75-234.50, 680 lbs fleshy 212.00; 740-775 lbs 212.50-215.00; load 800 lbs 207.75; Yearlings: 600-650 lbs 234.00-247.50; 650-700 lbs 223.00-229.50; 700-750 lbs 216.25-222.75; 750-800 lbs 208.00-219.50; 825-875 lbs 205.50-212.00; 900-950 lbs 191.50-198.00; 1000-1050 lbs 181.50-190.00.
Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1: 375-400 lbs 281.00-289.00; 400-425 lbs 271.00-277.00; 450-500 lbs 241.00-259.00; 550-575 lbs 221.00-224.00; 600-615 lbs 216.00-223.50.
Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1: Calves 350-375 lbs 258.00-269.00; 425-500 lbs 239.00-253.50; 500-550 lbs 235.00-238.00, 500-600 lbs fleshy 205.00-226.00; 600-700 lbs 202.00-214.00; Yearlings: 600-650 lbs 217.00-227.00; 650-700 lbs 206.25-214.00; 700-775 lbs 195.75-207.50; 800-875 lbs 183.00-189.50.

Fort Smith Monday

Ft. Smith Livestock Auction – July 14

Receipts: 400. Slaughter cows were $7 higher. Slaughter bulls were firm. Feeder steers and heifers were uneven, mostly steady to 4.00 higher.
Slaughter Cows: %Lean Weight Average Dress High Dress Low Dress Breakers 75-80% 1000-1500 101.00-107.50 108.00-115.00 95.00-100.00. Boners 80-85% 950-1400 108.00-113.50 114.00-122.00 103.00-107.50. Lean 85-90% 900-1300 105.00-109.50 110.00-119.00 100.00-104.50. Light 85-92% 700-950 81.00-87.50 88.00-92.00.
Slaughter Bulls: Weight Average Dress High Dress Low Dress Y.G. 1-2 1000-2100 129.00 130.50-135.50 118.00.
Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1 Wt Range, Range Avg Price: 320-343 309.00-327.00; 360-380 278.00-312.50; 420-448 250.00-263.00; 450-470 244.00-251.00; 510-545 234.00-240.00; 550-570 216.00-238.00; 605-640 210.00-231.00; 675-675 200.00; 700-730 190.00-196.00.
Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1 Wt Range, Range Avg Price: 320-343 241.00-287.00; 370-370 249.00; 412-440 235.00-244.00; 450-479 224.00-229.00; 512-540 216.00-227.00; 550-595 210.00-219.00; 605-625 204.00-213.00; 650-660 203.00-210.00.
Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1 Wt Range, Range Avg Price: 345-345 251.00; 380-380 246.00; 405-425 234.00-240.00; 465-495 228.00-235.00; 510-540 210.00-227.00; 550-550 222.00; 605-615 195.00-204.00; 730-730 180.00; 755-765 180.00-184.00; 815-815 182.00; 870-870 171.00.
Replacement Cows: Pre-tested for bangs; pregnancy; and age. Medium and Large 1-2: Age Weight Months Bred Price 2-6 year old 500-975 open cows 104.00-109.00 5-7 year old 700-1225 open cows 94.00-97.50 5-7 year old 1050-1250 second stage 116.00-131.00.
Cow-Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2: Age Cow Weight Calf Wt Price 2-4 year old 850-1000 200-300 2400.00-2500.00 per pair.

Cleburne Saturday

Cleburne, TX — July 17

(Special) Receipts at Johnson County Cattle Auction 450: Goats and sheep 600.
Steers: 100-199 lbs. by head $250-330; 200-299 lbs. $250-310; 300-399 lbs. $245-300; 400-499 lbs. $240-270; 500-599 lbs. $230-245; 600-699 lbs. $190-215; 700-799 lbs. $180-200; 800-899 lbs. NT.
Heifers: 100-199 lbs. by head $250-310; 200-299 lbs. $250-275; 300-399 lbs. $250-290; 400-499 lbs. $220-240; 500-599 lbs. $200-220; 600-699 lbs. $200-210; 700-799 lbs. $185-200; 800-899 lbs. NT.
Slaughter cows: high yielding $110-118; low yielding $95-105; fats $100-108; thin & shelly $85-95.
Packer bulls; yield grade 1 $135-145; yield grade 2 $125-138; fat $125-135.
Cow/calf pairs; young $2000-2475; medium-age $1600-2000; aged NT.
Pregnancy tested cows; young $1800-2100; medium-age $1500-1750; aged NT.

 

 

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