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Texas Weekly Cattle Auction Summary

Archived Report

5/15/2021

Total Run: 4,704

Market Notes

Compared to last week: Feeder steers and heifers sold 2.00 to 4.00 higher. Trade activity was light to moderate on good demand. Soaking rain with cooler temperatures, helped local pastures that have suffered from drought conditions.

Supply included: 79% Feeder Cattle (55% Steers, 0% Dairy Steers, 39% Heifers, 5% Bulls, 0% Dairy Heifers); 15% Slaughter Cattle (94% Cows, 6% Bulls); 6% Replacement Cattle (30% Stock Cows, 13% Bred Cows, 3% Bred Heifers, 54% Cow-Calf Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 69%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 5/3/2021 Last Year Total Receipts: 4,704 5,853 5,330 Feeder Cattle: 3,728(79.3%) 4,597(78.5%) 4,785(89.8%) Slaughter Cattle: 688(14.6%) 1,094(18.7%) 496(9.3%) Replacement Cattle: 288(6.1%) 162(2.8%) 49(0.9%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 215.5 216 0.0000 $539
300-400 185 191 0.0000 $670
400-500 160 165 166 $743
500-600 149 153 163 $842
600-700 125 148 151.5 $960
700-800 132 136 140 $1,017

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 200 200 0.0000 $500
300-400 143 161 172 $563
400-500 134 147 162.5 $661
500-600 126 135 147.5 $742
600-700 115 129 135.5 $841
700-800 $--

*Approx is the middle weight of the weight group multiplied by the mid point of the high and low for the group. It's meant as a quick method to see what cattle of that weight class are bringing per head.

Cows & Bulls

Type Min Avg Max
Slaughter Bulls $70 $77 $0

Total Run