The Producers Livestock cattle auction, San Angelo, Texas, reported receipts of 758 head selling May 16, compared to 335 head a week ago and 1,179 head a year ago, according to the USDA-Texas Department of Ag Market News, San Angelo, Texas.

Compared to a week ago, the steer and heifer calves and yearlings were selling $1 to $3 lower with most decline on heavier weights. The slaughter cows and slaughter bulls were selling firm to $2 higher. The stock cows and pairs were firm. The trade and demand was moderate. The supply included 72% feeder cattle with 39% steers, 47% were heifers and 14% were bulls; 15% was slaughter cattle with 89% cows and 11% were bulls; and 13% was replacement cattle with 63% stock cows, 1% were bred cows and 35% were cow-calf pairs). The feeder cattle supply weighing over 600 pounds was 56%.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1 to 2, per hundredweight/actual weight, 5 head, 278 lbs., 184.00; 7 head, 403 lbs., 167.00; 5 head, 488 lbs., 160.00; 15 head, 510 to 525 lbs., 146.00 to 157.00 (154.70); 8 head, 575 to 595 lbs., 145.00 to 151.00 (146.99); 6 head, 608 to 628 lbs., 137.00 to 141.00 (138.97). Medium and large frame 2, 5 head, 370 to 380 lbs., 165.00 to 172.00 (167.84); 7 head, 488 to 495 lbs., 140.00 to 153.00 (147.83); 11 head, 510 to 545 lbs., 135.00 to 144.00 (138.66); 26 head, 551 to 588 lbs., 134.00 to 144.00 (142.10); 12 head, 601 to 638 lbs., 123.00 to 129.00 (125.45); 9 head, 658 to 690 lbs., 125.00 to 130.00 (127.78); 17 head, 725 to 745 lbs., 125.00 to 128.00 (126.22); 7 head, 762 to 776 lbs., 122.00 to 123.00 (122.42); 9 head, 840 to 848 lbs., 109.00 to 116.00 (112.21); 5 head, 879 lbs., 117.00; 10 head, 933 to 947 lbs., 103.00 to 109.00 (104.19).

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 5 head, 250 lbs., 184.00; 6 head, 538 to 539 lbs., 138.00 to 145.00 (140.33); 12 head, 560 to 570 lbs., 132.00 to 138.00 (134.15); 5 head, 700 lbs., 121.00. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 5 head, 369 lbs., 159.00; 5 head, 438 to 440 lbs., 142.00 to 144.00 (143.20); 7 head, 471 lbs., 151.00; 5 head, 520 lbs., 128.00; 18 head, 568 to 585 lbs., 121.00 to 132.00 (128.47); 18 head, 605 to 645 lbs., 121.00 to 128.00 (122.03); 7 head, 658 to 688 lbs., 122.00 to 124.00 (122.56); 17 head, 703 to 749 lbs., 112.00 to 116.00 (113.54). Medium and large frame 2, 5 head, 390 lbs., 142.00; 5 head, 413 lbs., 141.00; 5 head, 493 lbs., 123.00; 6 head. 563 lbs., 118.00; 5 head, 648 lbs., 116.00; 13 head, 651 to 695 lbs., 106.00 to 119.00 (113.06); 12 head, 720 to 737 lbs., 91.00 to 109.00 (99.24); 23 head, 758 to 799 lbs., 100.00 to 110.00 (105.17); 5 head, 848 lbs., 95.00; 8 head, 873 to 875 lbs., 94.00 to 95.00 (94.62).

Feeder bulls: Medium and large frame 2, 5 head, 448 lbs., 140.00; 5 head, 577 lbs., 124.00; 5 head, 648 lbs., 115.00; 5 head, 677 to 698 lbs., 109.00 to 110.00 (109.59); 13 head, 728 to 747 lbs., 100.00 to 116.00 (107.24); 6 head, 750 to 790 lbs., 95.00 to 100.00 (97.29); 6 head, 833 to 835 lbs., 91.00 to 97.00 (93.33); 13 head, 861 lbs., 102.00.

Slaughter cattle: Cows, Breaker, 75 to 80%, 9 head, 1375 to 1890 lbs., 56.00 to 60.50 (58.49) average dressing. Boner, 80 to 85%, 34 head, 1070 to 1700 lbs., 56.00 to 63.00 (59.56) average; 1 head. 1260 lbs., 65.00 high. Lean, 85 to 90%, 34 head, 895 to 1360 lbs., 53.00 to 62.50 (57.57) average; 1 head, 1065 lbs., 35.00 very low. Bulls 1 to 2, 5 head, 1540 to 1815 lbs., 80.00 to 87.00 (85.15) average; 5 head, 1125 to 1545 lbs., 71.00 to 80.00 (77.45) low.

Replacement cattle: Stock cows, medium and large frame 1 to 2, under 2 years old, open, 6 head, 911 to 1075 lbs., 94.00 to 97.00 (95.89); 2 to 8 years old, open, 8 head, 815 to 1150 lbs., 77.00 to 90.00 (86.88); 5 to 8 years old, open, 19 head, 1015 to 1450 lbs., 60.00 to 68.00 (65.38); over 5 years old, open, 12 head, 1080 to 1645 lbs., 51.00 to 59.00 (56.24). Bred cows, medium and large frame 2, per head/actual weight, 5 to 8 years old, 3rd trimester, 1 head, 1365 lbs., 925.00.

Cow-calf pairs: Medium and large frame 1 to 2 with 150 to 300 pounds calf, 2 to 8 years old, open, 15 head, 1175 to 1350 lbs., 1100.00 to 1325.00 (1247.81). Medium and large frame 2 with 150 to 300 pounds calf, 5 to 8 years old, open, 10 head, 1125 to 1200 lbs., 925.00 to 1060.00 (998.06).

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