Dalhart Livestock Auction
AM_LS120
Amarillo, Texas    Fri Jun 16, 2017    USDA-TX Dept of Ag Market News
                                                                 
Cattleman's Livestock Auction - Dalhart, TX
Feeder Cattle Narrative Report for Thursday - 06/15/17

Cattle and Calves: 1834         Week ago: 1870      Year Ago:  1739   

   Compared to last week:  Feeder steers and heifers mostly weak to 3.00
lower.  Supply included several packages of calves right off their others, 
some with pre-weaning shots.  Slaughter cows and bulls 1.00-2.00
lower.  Trade and demand moderate.  Bulk of supply Medium and Large 1-2
450-900 lb feeder steers and heifers.  Slaughter cows made up 19 percent,
slaughter bulls less than 1 percent, replacement cows less than 1 
percent, and feeders 81 percent.  The feeder supply included 56 percent
steers and 44 percent heifers.  Near 71 percent of the run weighed over
600 lbs.  

   Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1  pkg 370 lbs value added 210.00; 
400-500 lbs 176.50-178.00, pkg 440 lbs value added 193.00, pkg 465 lbs 
187.00; 500-550 lbs 170.00-179.00, pkg 520 lbs value added 182.00; 550-
600 lbs value added 165.00-167.00, pkg 595 lbs 157.00; 600-700 lbs 
153.00-160.00, lot 685 lbs full 141.00; 700-800 lbs 150.00-152.50, lot
705 lbs 157.00, pkg 775 lbs calves 142.50; lot 835 lbs 146.75, pkg 
895 lbs 138.50, lot 855 lbs 141.50; pkg 1030 lbs 127.25. 
   Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 490 lbs value added 175.00, pkg 480 lbs
170.00; pkg 515 lbs 165.00, pkg 570 lbs 152.00; pkg 615 lbs 155.00, load
675 lbs 145.00; 600-700 lbs calves 140.00-143.00; pkg 750 lbs 145.00, 
pkg 775 lbs calves 136.00; 800-850 lbs 131.00-135.00.
   Medium and Large 2  load 690 lbs 147.00; 700-750 lbs 129.00-132.00.

   Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1  pkg 475 lbs 166.00; lot 510 lbs
159.50, pkg 590 lbs 150.00, load 565 lbs 155.00; 600-700 lbs 141.00-
145.50, lot 630 lbs 149.00, calves 136.00-139.50; 700-750 lbs 137.00-
138.50, two loads 740 lbs guaranteed open 140.25, lot 765 lbs 136.00;
850-900 lbs 126.00-129.00, pkg 885 lbs guaranteed open 130.00.
   Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 510 lbs value added 164.00, pkg 540 lbs
158.00, pkg 560 lbs fleshy 141.50; 600-700 lbs 133.00-137.00; 700-800 lbs
131.00-133.50; 800-850 lbs 120.00-124.00.
   Medium and Large 2 400-500 lbs 148.00-149.50; 500-600 lbs 129.00-
135.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
       Percent Lean    Weight    Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing
Breaking   75-80     1300-1500   66.00-68.00    69.50-70.50      -----
Boning     80-85     1200-1400   64.00-67.00    69.00-70.00      -----
Lean       85-90     1000-1200   67.00-68.00       73.50         -----
Lean       85-90      800-1000   62.50-67.00       -----         -----

   Dairy Slaughter Cows:
Boning     80-85     1200-1500   62.00-64.00       -----         -----
Lean       85-90     1000-1200   60.00-62.00       -----       53.00-55.00

  Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2    1700-1900 lbs  80.00-88.00    
                    High Dressing      No Test
                    Low Dressing       No Test

  Source:  USDA Market News Service, Amarillo, TX
         806/372-6361 - amarillo.lgmn@ams.usda.gov
         USDA 24 hour price information 806-372-3494 
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/AM_LS120.txt
         www.ams.usda.gov/lsmarketnews  

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