The Clovis Livestock Auction Co., Clovis, NM, reported receipts of 1,600 head of cattle Feb. 9, compared with 1,642 head last week and 1,391 head last year, according to the USDA Market News Service, Clovis, NM.
Compared to last week, feeder steers were steady to $1 higher. Feeder heifers were $2 to $4 higher. Slaughter cows were $1 higher. Slaughter bulls were steady. Bulk of the supply was medium and large frame 1 to 2, 300- to 750-pound feeder steers and 300- to 700-pound heifers. Trade was active. Demand was good. The supply included 50% under 600 pounds, 20% over 600 pounds and 30% cows and bulls. The feeder supply consisted of approximately 60% steers and 40% heifers.