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Amarillo livestock auction summary


The Amarillo Livestock Auction Summary, Amarillo, Texas, Sept. 24, reported receipts of 2,508 head, compared to 965 head last week and 1,499 head last year, according to the USDA-Texas Department of Agriculture Market News Service, Amarillo, Texas.

Compared to last week, feeder steers sold with a higher undertone on limited comparable sales from the previous sale. Feeder heifers sold steady to firm on a light test. Trade activity was moderate to good on good demand. Offering consisted of several loads of attractive calves. Slaughter cows sold mostly steady and bulls were not well tested. Slaughter cows and bulls made up 12%, 1% replacements and 87% feeders. The feeder supply consisted of 52% steers bulls, 48% heifers, and approximately 51% of the run weighed over 600 pounds.

Steers: Medium and large frame 1, few 229 lbs., 220.00; 300 to 350 lbs., 190.00 to 210.00; lot 436 lbs., 182.50 to 188.50; 450 to 500 lbs., 173.00 to 182.00; 500 to 600 lbs., 150.00 to 160.00, few 545 lbs., fleshy 142.00; 600 to 700 lbs., 148.50 to 150.50, calves 143.50 to 150.00; few 770 lbs., 137.00, calves 700 to 800 lbs., 137.50 to 143.50; few 900 lbs., 119.50. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, lot 494 lbs., 150.00; 600 to 650 lbs., calves 142.00 to 145.00; 700 to 750 lbs., 135.00 to 141.00; few 765 lbs., calves 135.00; lot 802 lbs., 139.50; lot 885 lbs., 131.00; lot 934 lbs., 125.00. Medium and large frame 2, lot 488 lbs., 145.50; lot 541 lbs., 132.50; lot 881 lbs., 123.50. Medium and large frame 2 to 3, lot 839 lbs., 127.50.

Feeder bulls: Medium and large frame 1 to 2, lot 410 lbs., 170.00; lot 497 lbs., 144.00; few 550 to 600 lbs., 124.00.

Heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 300 to 400 lbs., 160.00 to 173.50; 400 to 450 lbs., 143.50 to 145.00; 500 to 550 lbs., 135.00 to 144.00; 550 to 600 lbs., 132.75 to 135.25, few 570 lbs., fleshy 120.00; lot 611 lbs., 143.50; 600 to 700 lbs., calves 123.50 to 131.50; lot 710 lbs., 140.50; lot 872 lbs., fleshy 122.00; lot 980 lbs., 109.25. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 475 to 500 lbs., 135.00 to 138.00; few 544 lbs., 134.00; 675 to 700 lbs., 126.00 to 128.00, lot 659 lbs., calves 128.00; lots 727 lbs., 132.50 to 136.00, lot 715 lbs., calves 119.00; lot 780 lbs., 122.00. Medium and large frame 2, lot 444 lbs., 127.00; 500 to 600 lbs., 119.00 to 122.50; 600 to 700 lbs., 123.50 to 128.00. Medium and large frame 2 to 3, lot 772 lbs., 106.00.

Slaughter cows: Breakers, 75 to 80% lean, 1200 to 1500 lbs., 73.00 to 75.75; low dressing, 66.00 to 71.50. Boning, 80 to 85% lean, 1100 to 1600 lbs., 74.75 to 78.00; high dressing, 78.00 to 81.25; low dressing, 70.00 to 73.50. Lean, 85 to 90% lean, 900 to 1000 lbs., 72.50 to 77.50; high dressing, 78.25 to 80.00; low dressing, 65.00 to 71.50.

Slaughter bulls: Yield grade 1 to 2, 1715 to 2095 lbs., 91.00 to 92.75; low dressing, 2215 to 2325 lbs., 83.00 to 90.75.

Bred cows: Medium and large frame 1 to 2, Young, 950 to 1100 lbs., 1 to 3 months bred, 870.00 to 920.00, 6 to 9 months bred, 1175.00; Aged to Short and Solid Mouth, 1000 to 1300 lbs., 3 to 9 months, 830.00 to 950.00/head.

Date: 10/1/2012



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