The Clovis Livestock Auction Co. reported receipts of 1,300 head of cattle Oct. 25, compared with 2,577 head last week and 1,975 head last year, according to the USDA Market News Service, Clovis, NM.

Compared to last week, feeder steers under 600 pounds were $1 to $2 lower; over 600 pounds, $1 higher. Feeder heifers were $2 to $3 higher. Slaughter cows were $2 to $3 higher. Slaughter bulls were $2 higher. Trade was active. Demand was good. Bulk of the supply was medium and large frame 1 to 2 200- to 900-pound feeder steers and 200- to 800-pound feeder heifers. Feeder steers and feeder heifers under 600 pounds totaled 30% of the supply, with 30% over 600 pounds and 40% cows and bulls. The feeder supply consisted of approximately 58% steers and 42% heifers.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 200 to 300 lbs., 118.00 to 125.00; 300 to 400 lbs., 111.00 to 121.00; 400 to 500 lbs., 98.00 to 109.00; 500 to 600 lbs., 90.00 to 92.00; 600 to 700 lbs., 85.00 to 86.75; 700 to 800 lbs., 79.00 to 85.00; 800 to 900 lbs., 75.00 to 75.50. Medium and large frame 2, 200 to 300 lbs., 111.00 to 113.00; 300 to 400 lbs., 100.00 to 109.00; 400 to 500 lbs., 94.00 to 98.00; 500 to 600 lbs., 85.00 to 89.00; 600 to 700 lbs., 78.00 to 85.50; 700 to 800 lbs., 75.00 to 78.25; 800 to 900 lbs., 70.00 to 70.50. Medium and large frame 3, 300 to 400 lbs., 96.00; 400 to 500 lbs., 89.00 to 91.00; 500 to 600 lbs., 82.50; 600 to 700 lbs., 74.00. Feeder and cutting bulls, medium and large frame 1 to 2, 400 to 500 lbs., 94.00. Holsteins, large frame 3, 400 to 500 lbs., 70.00.

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 200 to 300 lbs., 116.00; 300 to 400 lbs., 99.00 to 107.00; 400 to 500 lbs., 94.00 to 95.00; 500 to 600 lbs., 83.50; 600 to 700 lbs., 78.00 to 83.75; 700 to 800 lbs., 74.50; 800 to 900 lbs., 64.00. Medium and large frame 2, 200 to 300 lbs., 92.00 to 93.00; 300 to 400 lbs., 95.00 to 96.50; 400 to 500 lbs., 84.00 to 87.50; 500 to 600 lbs., 78.00 to 82.00; 600 to 700 lbs., 72.00 to 77.75; 700 to 800 lbs., 71.00. Medium and large frame 3, 200 to 300 lbs., 87.00 to 90.00; 300 to 400 lbs., 85.00; 400 to 500 lbs., 78.00 to 81.50; 500 to 600 lbs., 76.00 to 77.00.

Heiferettes: Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 700 to 900 lbs., 60.00 to 64.00.

Slaughter cows: Breakers, 75 to 80% lean, 1000 to 1250 lbs., 38.00 to 43.00. Boners, 80 to 85% lean, 1000 to 1200 lbs., 37.00 to 42.50. Lean, 85 to 90%, 1000 to 1200 lbs., 32.00 to 37.50; 800 to 1000 lbs., 33.00 to 37.25; under 750 lbs., 31.00 to 34.00.

Stock cows: Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 700 to 1300 lbs., 45.00 to 57.00.

Bred cows: Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 3 to 6 years old, 6 to 9 months bred, 900 to 1300 lbs., 600.00 to 720.00; aged, 6 to 9 months bred, 700 to 1200 lbs., 450.00 to 600.00; 3 to 6 years old, 3 to 6 months bred, 900 to 1300 lbs., 550.00 to 640.00; aged, 3 to 6 months bred, 700 to 1100 lbs., 300.00 to 550.00 per head.

Slaughter bulls: Yield grade 1 to 2, 1300 to 2100 lbs., 46.00 to 53.00; low dressing, 1000 to 1300 lbs., 41.00 to 47.50.

Breeding bulls: Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 800 to 900 lbs., 60.00 to 64.00.

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