Tulia Livestock Auction, Tulia, Texas, reported receipts of 1,498 head of cattle selling on July 23, compared to 1,174 head on July 16 and 1,092 head a year ago, according to the USDA-Texas Department of Agriculture Market News, Amarillo, Texas.

Compared to the previous week, the feeder steers and heifers were selling $2 to $3 higher on limited comparable sales. The trade activity was moderate on moderate to good demand. Pop up thunderstorms across the Panhandle occurred for those fortunate enough to receive some rain. The temperatures cooled off to the low 90s. The slaughter cows and bulls were steady to $3 higher. The supply included 99% feeder cattle with 65% steers, 32% were heifers and 4% were bulls; and 1% was slaughter cattle with 27% cows and 73% was bulls. The feeder cattle supply weighing over 600 pounds was 79%

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, per hundredweight/actual weight,

10 head, 429 lbs., 160.00; 2 head, 520 lbs., 152.00; 59 head, 556 to 580 lbs., 143.50 to 150.00 (146.98); 61 head, 602 to 623 lbs., 144.00 to 147.00 (146.29); 20 head, 630 lbs., 139.00 unweaned; 29 head, 678 to 699 lbs., 142.50 to 145.00 (143.69); 94 head, 717 to 737 lbs., 141.00 to 144.50 (143.28); 49 head, 713 to 730 lbs., 123.00 to 130.00 (129.16) unweaned; 50 head, 802 to 810 lbs., 136.00 to 139.50 (139.22); 19 head, 884 lbs., 129.00; 16 head, 901 to 925 lbs., 123.00. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 17 head, 575 lbs., 139.00; 10 head, 575 lbs., 131.00 fleshy; 12 head, 608 lbs., 139.00; 6 head, 645 lbs., 132.00 unweaned; 23 head, 688 lbs., 138.00 to 141.50 (141.20); 89 head, 713 to 721 lbs., 141.50 to 143.00 (142.88); 78 head, 766 lbs., 138.75; 24 head, 828 to 844 lbs., 132.00 to 134.00 (133.16); 22 head, 1055 lbs., 95.00. Medium and large frame 2, 28 head, 653 to 688 lbs., 125.00 to 129.75 (128.86); 17 head, 716 lbs., 134.50; 21 head, 823 lbs., 125.50; 8 head, 940 lbs., 105.00; 6 head, 1143 lbs., 80.00. Medium and large frame 2 to 3, 7 head, 721 lbs., 117.00. Medium frame 1 to 2, 7 head, 467 lbs., 121.00.

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 16 head, 408 lbs., 146.00; 3 head, 500 lbs., 138.00; 92 head, 553 to 579 lbs., 130.50 to 140.00 (135.29); 10 head, 639 lbs., 131.00; 10 head, 609 lbs., 123.00 unweaned; 17 head, 658 to 667 lbs., 127.00 to 130.50 (129.68); 68 head, 732 lbs., 129.00; 17 head, 802 to 826 lbs., 114.00 to 115.00 (114.58); 8 head, 855 lbs., 117.00; 14 head, 877 lbs., 104.00 full. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 13 head, 570 to 576 lbs., 125.00 to 132.00 (129.29); 35 head, 645 lbs., 133.00; 29 head, 642 lbs., 124.00 unweaned; 14 head, 722 lbs., 124.00; 31 head, 816 lbs., 105.00; 6 head, 938 lbs., 106.00./

Feeder bulls: Medium and large frame 1, 15 head, 492 lbs., 141.00; 17 head, 610 lbs., 126.00; 12 head, 657 lbs., 120.50.

Slaughter cattle: Cows, Breaker, 75 to 80%, per hundredweight/actual weight, 1 head, 1610 lbs., 57.00 average dressing; 1 head, 1410 lbs., 62.50 high. Boner, 80 to 85%, 1 head, 1050 lbs., 57.50 average. Bulls 1 to 2, 4 head, 1975 to 2000 lbs., 85.00 to 87.50 (86.87) average; 3 head, 1940 to 2030 lbs., 91.50 to 93.50 92.74 high; 1 head, 1360 lbs., 75.00 low.

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