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Dalhart livestock auction report

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The Cattleman’s Livestock Auction, Dalhart, Texas, reported receipts of 1,339 head last week and 691 head last year, according to the USDA-Texas Department of Agriculture Market News, Amarillo, Texas.

Compared to a week ago, feeder steers and heifers were firm with instances of cattle weighing more than 700 pounds that were selling $1 higher. Interest in summer grazing cattle continues strong with limited numbers on offer. Slaughter cows and bulls selling $4 to $5 higher. The trade was active and demand was good. The bulk of supply was medium and large frame 1 to 2, 350- to 850-pound feeder steers and heifers. Slaughter cows made up 17%, with slaughter bulls less than 1%, bred cows and pairs were less than 1% and feeders were 83%. The feeder supply included 70% steers and 30% heifers, with nearly 73% of the run weighing more than 600 pounds.

Steers: Medium and large frame 1, package 288 lbs., pre-conditioned 253.00; 300 to 350 lbs., pre-conditioned 251.00 to 259.00; 400 to 450 lbs., 227.00 to 228.00, package 402 lbs., 238.00; package 468 lbs., 209.00; 500 to 550 lbs., 195.00 to 201.00, load 508 lbs., fancy 217.00; package 591 lbs., 194.25; 600 to 700 lbs., 173.00 to 178.00, package 662 lbs., all natural 182.25; few 700 to 800 lbs., 168.00 to 172.00; 800 to 870 lbs., 163.00 to 164.75, lot 825 lbs., all natural 168.00. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, package 498 lbs., 195.00.

few 500 to 550 lbs.,

181.00 to 187.00; 600 to 700 lbs., 167.00 to 173.00; package 796 lbs., 163.25; package 894 lbs., 155.50. Medium and large frame 2, few 400 to 455 lbs., 188.00 to 191.00; 540 to 600 lbs., 172.00 to 173.00; package 675 lbs., 159.00; package 738 lbs., 159.00. Medium and large frame 2 to 3, lot 791 lbs., 141.00; package 885 lbs., 138.50.

Heifers: Medium and large frame 1, package 359 lbs., 220.00; package 430 lbs., 194.00; 450 to 500 lbs., 176.00 to 181.00; 500 to 550 lbs., 167.00 to 173.00; 600 to 700 lbs., 160.00 to 165.50; package 726 lbs., 161.50, package 706 lbs., all natural 164.00; package 816 lbs., 155.50. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, package 477 lbs., 175.00; 500 to 600 lbs., 162.50 to 165.00; 700 to 800 lbs., 151.00 to 153.00; few 800 to 900 lbs., 146.00 to 147.00. Medium and large frame 2, package 383 lbs., 158.00; few 400 to 500 lbs., 161.00 to 168.00; 500 to 555 lbs., 155.00 to 155.50; package 718 lbs., 150.00; 800 to 825 lbs., 135.00 to 139.00.

Date: 2/24/2014



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