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Tulia Livestock Auction

Most Recent Report

5/12/2022

Total Run: 1,348

Market Notes

Compared to last week: Feeder steers traded mostly 5.00 lower on comparable sales. Feeder heifers were sharply lower on limited comparable sales. Slaughter cows and bulls traded mostly steady to 4.00 higher. Quality was mostly plain to average. Trading activity was moderate on moderate demand. Hotter than average temperatures coupled with high winds continue to dry out top soil moisture. According to the US Drought Monitor, only 8 percent of the state was in the extreme to exceptional drought category at the start of the year, but over 32 percent is rated extreme to exceptional categories as of this week.

Supply included: 94% Feeder Cattle (44% Steers, 47% Heifers, 9% Bulls); 5% Slaughter Cattle (98% Cows, 2% Bulls); 0% Replacement Cattle (33% Bred Cows, 33% Cow-Calf Pairs, 33% Bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 59%. AUCTION This Week Last Reported 5/5/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 1,348 1,276 1,047 Feeder Cattle: 1,272(94.4%) 1,261(98.8%) 1,004(95.9%) Slaughter Cattle: 73(5.4%) 15(1.2%) 28(2.7%) Replacement Cattle: 3(0.2%) 0(0.0%) 15(1.4%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 225 232 0.0000 $580
300-400 218 218 0.0000 $763
400-500 189 191 0.0000 $861
500-600 180.5 181 0.0000 $993
600-700 172.5 173 0.0000 $1,121
700-800 155 155 0.0000 $1,163

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 174 176 0.0000 $617
400-500 150 150 0.0000 $675
500-600 148 148 0.0000 $814
600-700 $--
700-800 132.5 133 0.0000 $994

*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 $99 $99 $0

Total Run