Dalhart Livestock Auction Wtd Avg
AM_LS751
Amarillo, Texas    Fri Mar 15, 2019    USDA-TX Dept of Ag Market News

Cattleman's Livestock Auction - Dalhart, TX
Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for Thursday 03/14/2019

Cattle and Calves: 1757       Week ago: 2251      Year Ago:  2344

    Compared to last week:  Steer and heifer calves under 600 lbs steady; feeder 
steers and heifers over 600 lbs 3.00-4.00 lower.  Slaughter cows and bulls steady to 
1.00 higher.  Trade fairly active.  Demand fairly good.  Bulk of supply Medium and 
Large 1-2 350-975 lb feeder steers and heifers.  Slaughter cows made up 9 percent, 
slaughter bulls less than 1 percent, replacement cows less than 1 percent, and 
feeders 91 percent.  The feeder supply included 54 percent steers and 46 percent 
heifers.  Near 86 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.  

                 Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   10    363-387     379    201.00-211.00     207.53   Value Added
    7    426-440     428    170.00-200.00     195.59   Value Added
   11    455-493     480    165.00-199.00     185.98   Value Added
    2    520-530     525    169.00-170.00     169.50
   20    500-516     511    183.00-195.00     191.81   Value Added
   12    564-593     578    156.00-163.00     159.51   Value Added
   17    612-645     627    144.00-160.00     150.94
  101    666-690     688    142.00-146.00     142.38
   93    702-748     737    140.00-144.00     141.87
   75    765-785     781    135.00-140.00     139.26
  121    807-822     810    135.00-137.00     136.63
   18    867-898     882       129.00         129.00
   44    906-918     913    128.00-130.00     128.90
   84    958-972     969    126.00-127.50     126.25
   17     1059      1059       121.00         121.00

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1      305       305       173.00         173.00   Value Added
    7    369-380     371    169.00-170.00     169.85   Value Added
    3    515-523     520    148.00-152.00     150.68
    1      595       595       145.00         145.00
   11    658-698     690    138.00-140.00     139.00
    2      740       740       135.00         135.00
    6      768       768       139.00         139.00
    1      820       820       128.00         128.00
    1      895       895       129.00         129.00

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   32    614-619     618    125.00-135.00     127.17
   30      713       713       123.00         123.00
   19      787       787       129.00         129.00

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   57    418-442     441    168.00-174.00     171.00   Value Added
   10    451-488     480    148.00-157.00     150.83   Value Added
    2    500-525     512    142.00-148.00     144.93   Value Added
   24    558-588     580    135.00-142.00     139.41   Value Added
   25    612-639     623    129.00-133.00     131.66
   47    658-696     687    128.00-131.00     128.66
   62      693       693       149.50         149.50   Thin Fleshed
   83    719-739     734    125.00-132.50     128.69
  172    752-786     772    126.00-130.00     128.03
   22    825-829     828    124.50-127.25     125.00
   21    913-918     914    118.00-121.00     118.43

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1      345       345       151.00         151.00
    3    355-390     367    150.00-153.00     151.94
    4    525-535     530    136.00-139.00     137.49
   15    568-591     582    132.00-136.50     133.76
   10    605-638     632    120.00-129.50     126.72
    6    680-690     688    120.00-122.00     120.33
    4    710-733     727    120.00-127.50     125.67
   11    752-778     757    121.00-124.00     123.44

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   44    618-647     646    105.50-109.00     105.65
    2      678       678       115.00         115.00
  
     Slaughter Cows:
           Percent Lean    Weight    Avg Dressing    Hi Dressing    Lo Dressing
Breaking   75-80         Not Tested     -----           -----         -----
Boning     80-85         1100-1300   59.00-59.50     62.00-65.00      -----
Lean       85-90         1000-1200      -----        62.00-64.00      ----- 
Lean       85-90          800-1000   48.50-52.50        -----         -----

   Dairy Slaughter Cows:

Breaking   75-80         1600-1650   58.00-58.50        -----      -----
Boning     80-85         1100-1500   52.00-57.00     58.00-60.50   -----
Lean       85-90          900-1300   44.00-49.00        -----   38.00-43.00

  Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2    1700-1900 lbs    76.00-80.00    
                    High Dressing      Not Tested          -----
                    Low Dressing       Not Tested          -----

  Replacement Cows: Medium and Large 1-2: Not Tested

   Source:  USDA Market News Service, Amarillo, TX
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