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Dalhart livestock auction report


The Cattleman's Livestock Commission Co., Dalhart, Texas, reported receipts of 704 head Jan. 3, compared to 1,567 two weeks ago, according to the USDA Market News Service, Amarillo, Texas.

Compared to two weeks ago, feeder steers and heifers were firm on limited receipts. Slaughter cows were $2 higher. Slaughter bulls were not well tested. Trade and demand were moderate to good. Body condition on receipts was mostly moderate flesh with a few thin. The bulk of the supply were Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 375 to 900-pound feeder steers and heifers. Slaughter cows made up 28%, slaughter bulls less than 1%, replacement cows less than 1%, and feeders 72%. The feeder supply included 64% steers and 36% heifers, with nearly 78% of the run weighed over 600 pounds.

Steers: Medium and large frame 1, few 295 lbs., 220.00; few 374 lbs., 200.00; few 497 lbs., 179.00; few 600 to 700 lbs., 156.00 to 160.50; 700 to 800 lbs., 148.25 to 154.00; 800 to 850 lbs., 148.00 to 148.50; few 895 lbs., 142.50. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, few 500 to 550 lbs., 159.00 to 161.00; few 837 lbs., 137.00. Medium and large frame 2, few 500 to 600 lbs., 140.00 to 146.00.

Heifers: Medium and large frame 1, few 374 lbs., 172.50; few 500 to 600 lbs., 146.00 to 150.50, few 580 lbs., 141.00; few 600 to 700 lbs., 142.00 to 145.00; few 705 lbs., 143.50; 750 to 800 lbs., 137.75 to 138.50. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, few 402 lbs., 145.50; few 600 to 700 lbs., 136.00 to 138.00. Medium and large frame 2 few 510 lbs., 131.00.

Slaughter cows: Breaking, 75 to 80% lean, 1350 to 1650 lbs., 76.00 to 77.50.

Dairy slaughter cows: Boning, 75 to 80% lean, 1200 to 1600 lbs., 74.50 to 78.50; high dressing, 79.00 to 79.75. Lean, 85 to 90% lean, 1000 to 1600 lbs., 73.00 to 77.25; low dressing, 60.00 to 64.00.

Slaughter bulls: Yield grade 1 to 2, 1300 to 1800 lbs., not well tested.

Date: 1/14/2013



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