Dalhart Livestock Auction Wtd Avg
AM_LS751
Amarillo, Texas    Fri Feb 08, 2019    USDA-TX Dept of Ag Market News

Cattleman's Livestock Auction - Dalhart, TX
Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for Thursday 02/07/2019

Cattle and Calves: 1,872       Week ago: 2,385      Year Ago: 2,349

   Compared to last week:  Steer calves under 600 lbs 2.00-3.00 higher, 
heifer calves steady to weak.  Feeder steers over 600 lbs firm to 1.00 
higher; feeder heifers over 600 lbs steady.  Slaughter cows and bulls 
mostly steady.  Trade fairly active with fairly good demand.  Bulk of
supply Medium and Large 1-2 350-800 lb feeder steers and heifers.  
Slaughter cows made up 29 percent, slaughter bulls less than 1 percent, 
replacement cows less than 1 percent, and feeders 71 percent.  The feeder  
supply included 44 percent steers and 56 percent heifers.  Near 55 
percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.  

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4      236       236       221.00         221.00   Value Added
    4    285-297     294    222.00-224.00     223.52   Value Added
    3      343       343       220.00         220.00   Value Added
    6    350-363     359    217.00-218.00     217.67   Value Added
   25    403-448     427    188.00-199.00     193.86   Value Added
   24    463-496     480    182.00-193.00     185.71   Value Added
    2      508       508       172.00         172.00
   34    502-529     516    177.00-185.00     181.12   Value Added
   58    556-597     588    160.00-164.00     162.91   Value Added
   46    605-645     615    157.00-163.50     160.41
   14      601       601       140.00         140.00   Calves
    5      652       652       155.00         155.00
   12    655-665     661    136.00-142.00     138.01   Calves
  129    722-747     724    140.00-150.75     149.98
    7      776       776       140.00         140.00
   64      801       801       140.00         140.00
    7      850       850       130.00         130.00
    3      932       932       132.50         132.50

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7    555-590     581    155.00-156.00     155.86
    4      640       640    139.00-140.00     139.25

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4      210       210       202.00         202.00   Value Added
   17    253-275     267    183.00-190.00     187.66   Value Added
   29    327-339     330    178.00-185.00     179.74   Value Added
   37    365-396     393    164.00-170.00     166.52   Value Added
   63    401-406     402    160.00-176.00     174.12   Value Added
   36    454-499     481    144.00-155.00     151.35   Value Added
   23    500-548     525    140.00-144.00     142.58
    5      508       508       155.00         155.00   Value Added
   63    567-598     581    140.00-144.50     142.18
   49    652-682     665    135.00-138.00     136.93
   90    705-740     732    125.00-134.00     131.53
   76      708       708       137.00         137.00   Guaranteed Open
   66    759-773     759    129.00-133.00     132.88
    7      846       846       129.00         129.00

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      307       307       160.00         160.00
    2      315       315       171.50         171.50   Value Added
    9    353-370     358    148.00-160.00     154.39
    8    417-427     422    140.00-155.00     147.41
    2      505       505       135.00         135.00
    4      566       566       130.50         130.50
    3    605-625     617    129.00-130.00     129.66

   Slaughter Cows:
       Percent Lean    Weight    Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing
Breaking   75-80     pkg  1600      -----          54.00         -----
Boning     80-85     1200-1300      -----       54.00-59.00      -----
Lean       85-90     1000-1200   45.00-46.00    53.00-57.50      -----
Lean       85-90      800-1000   41.00-43.00       -----         -----

   Dairy Slaughter Cows:
Breaking   75-80     1500-1600   47.00-50.00       -----      40.00-43.50
Boning     80-85     1100-1500   42.00-47.50    49.50-50.50   42.00-48.00
Lean       85-90     1000-1300   43.50-47.50       -----      35.00-40.00

  Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2    pkg  1825 lbs    73.50    
                    High Dressing      pkg  2200 lbs    81.00
                    Low Dressing       Not tested

  Replacement Cows: Medium and Large 1-2: Not tested.

  Source:  USDA Market News Service, Amarillo, TX
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