The Cattleman's Livestock Commission Co., Dalhart, TX, reported receipts of 2,301 head of cattle Dec. 10, compared to 2,380 head last week and 1,842 head last year, according to the USDA Market News Service, Amarillo, TX.

Compared to last week, feeder steers under 500 pounds were steady; over 500 pounds, $2 to $3 higher. Feeder heifers were steady to $1 higher. Slaughter cows were steady, on light test. The supply included around 3% slaughter cows and bulls, 40% feeder cattle over 600 pounds and the balance mostly feeder cattle under 600 pounds. The feeder supply consisted of approximately 61% steers and 39% heifers.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 300 to 400 lbs., 108.00 to 114.00; 400 to 500 lbs., 94.50 to 106.00; 500 to 600 lbs., 92.50 to 99.50; package, 506 lbs., 102.00; 600 to 700 lbs., 83.00 to 89.00; package, 680 lbs., 91.00; 700 to 800 lbs., 83.50 to 86.10; 800 to 900 lbs., 80.25 to 85.75. Medium and large frame 1 and 2, 200 to 300 lbs., 91.00 to 105.00; 300 to 400 lbs., 91.50 to 101.00; 400 to 500 lbs., 83.50 to 93.00; 500 to 600 lbs., 82.00 to 89.00; package, 526 lbs., 90.50; 600 to 700 lbs., 73.00 to 80.75; package, 613 lbs., 82.00; 700 to 800 lbs., 75.50 to 80.75; 800 to 900 lbs., 70.50 to 77.25.

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 300 to 400 lbs., 89.50 to 95.00; 400 to 500 lbs., 84.50 to 91.00; package, 412 lbs., 92.00; 500 to 600 lbs., 81.00 to 89.00; 600 to 700 lbs., 80.50 to 86.00; 700 to 800 lbs., 75.00 to 77.25. Medium and large frame 1 and 2, 300 to 400 lbs., 81.00 to 89.00; 400 to 500 lbs., 77.00 to 82.00; 500 to 600 lbs., 73.00 to 78.50; 600 to 700 lbs., 75.00 to 79.00; 700 to 800 lbs., 71.00 to 75.00; package, 805 lbs., 71.50.

Slaughter cows: Boners, 80 to 85% lean, 1000 to 1200 lbs., 33.25 to 35.00; few, high yielding, 1135 to 1375 lbs., 36.50 to 36.75. Lean, 85 to 90%, few, 1000 to 1200 lbs., 31.00 to 33.00; few, 900 to 1000 lbs., 30.00 to 31.75.

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