The Tulia Livestock Auction, Tulia, Texas, reported receipts of 1,544 head selling on July 11, compared to 1,587 head selling on June 27, according to the USDA-Texas Department of Agriculture Market News, Amarillo, Texas.

Compared to two weeks ago, the feeder steers and heifers were selling $4 to $8 higher. The trade was moderately active on good demand. The slaughter cows and bulls were steady to $3 higher. The supply included 97% feeder cattle with 53% seers, 45% were heifers and 3% were bulls; 2% was slaughter cattle with 81% cows and 19% were bulls; and 1% was replacement cattle with 55% bred cows, 45% were cow-calf pairs. The feeder cattle supply weighing over 600 pounds was 79%.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 47 head, 555 to 587 lbs., 150.50 to 158.00 (155.32); 30 head, 614 to 643 lbs., 151.50 to 156.00 (153.52); 74 head, 672 to 680 lbs., 130.50 to 134.50 (133.48) unweaned; 42 head, 720 lbs., 145.00; 63 head, 752 to 797 lbs., 134.00 to 139.00 (136.81); 7 head, 783 lbs., 121.00 unweaned; 19 head, 815 lbs., 137.00; 13 head, 877 lbs., 128.00; 58 head, 933 to 948 lbs., 125.00 to 127.75 (127.47); 47 head, 955 to 977 lbs., 117.50 to 124.50 (124.04); 32 head, 1056 lbs., 120.50. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 31 head, 509 to 526 lbs., 141.50 to 145.00 (142.54); 37 head, 573 to 591 lbs., 144.00 to 144.25 (144.18); 6 head, 628 lbs., 137.00; 9 head, 691 lbs., 137.50; 7 head, 654 lbs., 125.00 full; 10 head, 714 lbs., 135.00; 9 head, 764 lbs., 132.00; 12 head, 865 lbs., 125.00.

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 10 head, 472 to 480 lbs., 138.00 to 141.00 (138.89); 7 head, 525 to 541 lbs., 137.00 to 141.00 (138.68); 43 head, 552 to 574 lbs., 135.00 (135.00); 79 head, 645 lbs., 126.50; 14 head, 654 to 670 lbs., 127.50 to 134.00 (129.33); 10 head, 703 to 719 lbs., 125.00 to 126.00 (125.41); 7 head, 716 lbs., 124.00 full; 15 head, 713 lbs., 137.00 replacement; 106 head, 753 to 777 lbs., 124.00 to 129.50 (125.80); 6 head, 786 lbs., 120.00 full; 2 head, 833 lbs., 110.00 fleshy; 5 head, 964 lbs., 95.00 fleshy. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 3 head, 458 lbs., 133.00; 15 head, 539 to 540 lbs., 125.00 to 131.50 (130.63); 11 head, 558 to 594 lbs., 121.00 to 129.00 (124.76); 11 head, 610 lbs., 135.00; 12 head, 649 lbs., 113.00 full; 55 head, 682 lbs., 130.00; 7 head, 714 lbs., 107.00 fleshy; 24 head, 788 115.00 to 118.00 lbs., 115.38; 13 head, 836 lbs., 96.00 fleshy; 6 head, 908 lbs., 100.00. Medium and large frame 2, 7 head, 641 lbs., 126.00.

Feeder bulls: Medium and large frame 1, 4 head, 410 lbs., 165.00; 2 head, 453 lbs., 158.00; 10 head, 592 lbs., 137.00; 5 head, 622 lbs., 132.00; 6 head, 889 lbs., 106.00. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 2 head, 698 lbs., 127.00.

Slaughter cattle: Cows, Breaker, 75 to 80%, 8 head, 1300 to 1900 lbs., 52.50 to 55.00 (54.73) average dressing; 1 head, 1520 lbs., 57.50 high. Boner, 80 to 85%, 7 head, 1180 to 1480 lbs., 55.00 to 59.00 (56.30) average; 4 head, 1120 to 1385 lbs., 60.00 to 61.50 (60.70) high; 2 head, 1215 to 1225 lbs., 52.50 low. Lean, 85 to 90%, 4 head, 1000 to 1300 lbs., 55.00 to 57.50 (55.58) average. Bulls 1 to 2, 2 head, 1700 to 1805 lbs., 77.50 to 82.50 (80.07) average; 1 head, 1950 lbs., 85.00 high; 3 head, 1300 to 1365 lbs., 72.50 to 75.00 (73.31) low.

Replacement cattle: Bred cows, medium and large frame 1 to 2, per head/actual weight, 5 to 8 years old, 2nd trimester, 2 head, 1175 to 1200 lbs., 800.00 to 1000.00 (901.05); over 8 years old, 1st to 2nd trimester, 4 head, 1225 to 1300 lbs., 750.00.

Cow-calf pairs: Medium and large frame 1 to 2 with under 150 pounds calf, per family/actual weight, 5 to 8 years old, open, 1 head, 1100 lbs., 900.00, Medium and large frame 1 to 2 with 150 to 300 pounds calf, 5 to 8 yers old, open, 4 head, 1150 to 1450 lbs., 1000.00 to 1275.00 (1160.58).

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