Dalhart Livestock Auction Wtd Avg
AM_LS751
Amarillo, Texas    Fri Sep 14, 2018    USDA-TX Dept of Ag Market News

Cattleman's Livestock Auction - Dalhart, TX
Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for Friday 09/13/2018

Cattle and Calves:  2262      Week ago:  1192      Year Ago:  2123

   Compared to last week:  Steer and heifer calves under 600 lbs steady; feeder 
steers over 600 lbs firm to 2.00 higher, feeder heifers over 600 lbs steady.  
Slaughter cows and bulls 1.00-2.00 lower.  Receipts on offer included a several 
packages of attractive new crop calves and several loads of feeder steers and 
heifers over 600 lbs.  Trade active. Demand good.  Bulk of supply Medium and 
Large 1-2 400-850 lb feeder steers and heifers.  Slaughter cows made up 12 
percent, slaughter bulls less than 1 percent, replacement cows less than 1 
percent, and feeders 88 percent.  The feeder supply included 58 percent steers 
and 42 percent heifers.  Near 56 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.  

               Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2      313       313       216.00         216.00   Value Added
    2    350-380     365    197.50-201.00     199.18   Value Added
   11    443-449     447    180.00-184.00     182.56
  116    403-445     444    192.00-197.50     197.33   Value Added
   15      498       498       170.00         170.00
   28    459-489     483    181.00-184.00     182.12   Value Added
   27    503-540     522    160.00-167.00     165.52
   17      541       541       177.00         177.00   Value Added
   26    573-583     576    157.50-159.00     158.03
   30      553       553       169.00         169.00   Value Added
   15    610-641     634    156.00-160.00     158.86
    8      633       633       143.00         143.00   Calves
  113    651-666     663    154.50-162.00     160.30
    6      664       664       139.00         139.00   Calves
  122    708-725     720    153.50-156.50     156.33
  188    808-832     821    147.00-152.50     151.46
    4      910       910       135.00         135.00

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7    331-335     333    190.00-195.00     192.16   Value Added
   13    418-422     420    171.00-176.00     174.07   Value Added
   16    463-489     472    155.00-167.00     161.28
   19      528       528       149.00         149.00
   46    564-597     579    144.00-151.00     147.85
   16    614-643     628    140.00-155.00     151.69
   16    602-620     605    123.00-130.00     128.99   Calves
   32    652-653     653    149.00-152.00     150.41
    1      660       660       130.00         130.00   Calves
   12      747       747       148.00         148.00

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2      478       478       146.00         146.00
    8    523-524     524    131.00-139.00     137.00
   58    551-580     552    139.00-142.00     139.05
   10    635-636     636    120.00-121.00     120.10
    3    715-725     722    128.00-133.00     129.65

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4      368       368       168.00         168.00
   15    400-438     426    154.00-160.00     157.03
    6      453       453       154.00         154.00
   21      455       455       164.00         164.00   Value Added
   60    526-545     527    142.00-150.00     148.51
    9    507-514     512    153.00-158.00     156.35   Value Added
    9    563-580     565    142.00-150.00     142.91
   55    605-638     623    140.00-144.00     141.12
   21    609-629     613    123.00-125.00     123.39   Calves
  123      643       643       154.50         154.50   Gaunt
    9      653       653       148.00         148.00
    4      661       661       120.00         120.00   Calves
   25    718-747     737    133.00-140.00     135.46
    6      728       728       119.00         119.00   Calves
   55      716       716       139.50         139.50   Guaranteed Open
   47      777       777       140.00         140.00   Guaranteed Open
    8      863       863       128.50         128.50   Guaranteed Open
    6      958       958       121.00         121.00
   10     1009      1009       119.00         119.00

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9    421-435     425    143.00-149.00     145.04
    7      454       454       145.00         145.00
   17    510-515     511    120.00-130.00     128.81
    3      545       545       141.00         141.00   Value Added
    2      553       553       126.00         126.00
    4      650       650       140.00         140.00   Guaranteed Open
    7    700-719     716    125.00-128.00     125.42
    3      765       765       115.00         115.00   Calves
    3      923       923       116.00         116.00

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2      370       370       138.00         138.00
   24    401-435     407    120.00-131.00     122.94
   76    483-499     498    120.00-130.00     121.32
   31    505-545     510    116.00-120.00     118.53
    2      590       590    116.00-122.00     119.00
    9      610       610       120.00         120.00
    5      656       656       118.00         118.00
   13    713-739     725    118.00-126.00     122.24

   Slaughter Cows:
           Percent Lean    Weight    Avg Dressing    Hi Dressing    Lo Dressing
Breaking      75-80%      1400-1500   50.00-52.00      ------         ------   
Boning        80-85%      1200-1300   51.00-53.50      ------         ------   
Lean          85-90%      1000-1200   52.00-54.00      ------         ------   
Lean          85-90%       800-1000   45.00-48.50      ------         ------   

   Dairy Slaughter Cows:
           Percent Lean    Weight    Avg Dressing    Hi Dressing    Lo Dressing
Breaking     75-80%         1650          48.00         ------         ------  
Boning       80-85%       1200-1400   46.00-48.00       ------         ------  
Lean         85-90%        900-1300   42.00-48.00       ------      30.00-38.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2    1500-1900 lbs    73.00-78.50
                     High Dressing           1825 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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