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Texas Direct feeder cattle summary


The Texas Weekly Direct Feeder Cattle Summary, Amarillo, Texas, reported receipts of 15,100 head Jan. 18, compared to 19,000 head last week and 47,100 head last year, according to the USDA-Texas Department of Agriculture Market News Service, Amarillo, Texas.

Compared to last week current feeder steers and heifers were $2 to $4 lower with the largest declines late in the week. Approximately 96% of this week's cattle weighed over 600 pounds. Approximately 56% of this week's weighted average receipts were steers and 44% heifers. Prices based on net weights FOB after a 3% shrink or equivalent and 5 to 10 cent slide on calves and 4 to 6 cent slide on yearlings from base weights. Current sales are up to 14 days delivery.

Steers: 8,500 head, 56%, Medium and large frame 1 FOB price, 600 to 700 lbs., 149.50 to 155.50; 700 to 750 lbs., 146.50 to 151.50; 750 to 800 lbs., 143.00 to 149.40; 800 to 850 lbs., 141.00 to 145.00. Delivered price, 700 to 750 lbs., 150.50 to 156.50; 750 to 800 lbs., 143.00 to 151.90; 800 to 900 lbs., 142.00 to 148.50. Future delivery, FOB price, 700 to 800 lbs., 150.80 to 151.80 March to April. Delivered price, 750 to 800 lbs., 148.00 February. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, Delivered price, 775 lbs., 146.00. Future Delivery FOB Price 150.65 June. Delivered price, 700 to 750 lbs., 153.80 to 154.85 April.

Heifers: 6,600 head, 44%, Medium and large frame 1 FOB price, 595 lbs., 142.50; 600 to 700 lbs., 140.00 to 142.50; 700 to 750 lbs., 137.00 to 144.50. Delivered price 600 to 700 lbs., 145.00 to 146.50; 700 to 750 lbs., 139.00 to 144.00. Future delivery, FOB price, 650 to 700 lbs., 146.50 to 147.15 March to April; 700 to 750 lbs., 144.50 to 149.00 March to May. Delivered price, 650 to 700 lbs., 148.75 to 148.80 March to April; 700 to 750 lbs., 144.25 to 151.65 March to June. Medium and large frame 1 to 2 Delivered Price 300 lbs., Mexican Origin 162.00; 500 to 550 lbs., Mexican Origin 160.00. Future delivery, delivered price 625 lbs., 152.30 April.

Date: 1/28/2013



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