MARKETS

Hamilton Tuesday

Hamilton, TX — September 11

Hamilton Tuesday
Hamilton, TX — September 11 - Receipts 248. The sale featured several good sets of calves and yearlings that sold on a strong to firmer market. The Bair Beefmaster heifers sold on a good demand and at a $20 premium to feeder/stocker heifers of the same weight.
Steers: No. 1, 200-300 lbs. $175-190; 300-400 lbs. $175-190; 400-500 lbs. $160-175; 500-600 lbs. $150-160; 600-700 lbs. $140-150; 700 lbs. & up $120-140.
Heifers: No. 1, 200-300 lbs. $145-160; 300-400 lbs. $130-153; 400-500 lbs. $130-156; 500-600 lbs. $125-151; 600-700 lbs. $120-160; 700 lbs. & up $110-125.
Packer cows, high yielding $54-58; med. yielding NT, low yielding NT.
Packer bulls, high yielding $74-77; med. yielding NT; low yielding NT.
Cow-calf pairs: choice NT; med. quality NT; aged NT.
Bred cows: choice NT; med. quality NT; aged NT.
Stocker steers steady. Feeder steers $5 higher. Stocker heifers steady to $20 higher on replacements. Feeder heifers steady to $20 higher on replacements. Packer cows steady. Packer bulls steady. Cow/calf pairs soft. Bred cows soft.

Waco Livestock Auction

Waco, TX — September 11

Receipts 988.
Steers: No. 1, under 300 lbs. $160-190; 300-400 lbs. $150-185; 400-500 lbs. $135-165; 500-600 lbs. $130-155; 600-700 lbs. $120-140; 700-800 lbs. $115-135.
Heifers: No. 1, under 300 lbs. $140-160; 300-400 lbs. $130-150; 400-500 lbs. $130-150; 500-600 lbs. $125-145; 600-700 lbs. $120-135; 700-800 lbs. $115-130.
Slaughter cows, high yielding $55-62; low yielding $42-49; fats $50-60; thin & shelly $30-39.
Packer bulls (1250-2075 lbs.) $60-83.
Cow & Calf Pairs: young choice $1000-1250; young fair $800-1000; aged pairs $600-800.
Young pregnancy tested stocker replacement cows $500-900.

OKC West Wednesday

Oklahoma City, OK — September 12

(F‑S) Receipts at OKC West - El Reno Livestock Market: 8,891. Feeder steers sold $3-5 higher. Feeder heifers traded $1-3 higher. Steer and heifer calves sold mostly $1-3 higher on limited comparable sales from Sept. 5 light offering. Demand very good for feeder cattle and good for stockers. Quality plain thru average, few attractive. Cooler temps and daily rainfall has swept across the trade area with more rain in the forecast.
Feeder Steers (Per CWT): Medium and Large 1 289 lbs 213.00; 327 lbs Thin Fleshed 216.00; 400-500 lbs 175.00-185.00, Thin Fleshed 184.00-195.00; 500-600 lbs 161.50-169.00, Fleshy 156.00-158.00, Thin Fleshed 170.00-173.00; 600-700 lbs 155.00-167.50, Calves 146.00-157.00; 700-800 lbs 150.00-159.50, 709 lbs Calves 152.00, 764 lbs Thin Fleshed 160.00; 800-900 lbs 146.50-150.00, 876 lbs Fleshy 140.00; 900-1000 lbs 140.50-141.00; 1043 lbs 134.75.
Feeder Heifers (Per CWT): Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs 165.00, Thin Fleshed 172.50-175.00; 400-500 lbs 153.00-167.00, 401 lbs Fancy 168.00, Fleshy 148.00-149.00; 500-600 lbs 148.00-155.00; 600-700 lbs 149.00-158.50, Calves 144.00-148.00; 700-800 lbs 140.00-147.00, Calves 140.00-141.50; 800-900 lbs 138.00-139.50; 900-1000 lbs 124.00-133.00; 1026 lbs 116.00.
Feeder Bulls (Per CWT): Medium and Large 1 400-500 lbs 171.00-177.50; 500-600 lbs Fleshy 147.00-148.00; 600-700 lbs Calves 143.50-146.00; 708 lbs Calves 122.00.

Oklahoma Hay

Oklahoma City, OK – September 13

(F-S) Alfalfa trade moderate to fairly active. Movement mostly moderate. Demand was good for all alfalfa, especially good for dry cow and bunk hay. Prices steady to $10 higher. Wheat planting is underway and open weather is allowing many to finish fourth cutting alfalfa. A small amount of fifth cutting will begin within the next two weeks. Fourth cutting yields continue slightly below average.
Alfalfa Central Oklahoma: Supreme quality large square bales $210-230. Premium quality $200-210. Good quality large square and large round bales $180-200. Fair quality $150-160.
Western Oklahoma: Supreme quality large square bales $220-230. Premium quality large square bales $200-210. Good quality large round and large square bales $180-200.
Grass Hay Central Oklahoma: Good quality Bermuda grass in 4x6 through 5x6 bales mostly $100-120 per ton. Good quality mixed grass hay 4x5 and 5x5 bales $40-50 per bale. Mixed grass $80-90 per ton, mostly $85.
Western Oklahoma: Good quality mixed grass round bales $90-110 per ton. Mixed grass 5x5 1/2 to 5x6 bales $60-70 per bale.
Eastern Oklahoma: Mixed grass hay in 4x5 bales $40-50 per bale.

San Angelo Cattle

San Angelo, TX — September 13

San Angelo, TX — September 13 (F-S) Receipts at Producers Livestock Auction Co.: 993. Steer and heifer calves $1-3 higher; yearlings weak. Slaughter cows and slaughter bulls weak to $2 lower. Stock cows and pairs steady. Trading and demand moderate. Quality full range from attractive to plain.
Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 400-450 lbs 182.00-185.00; 500-550 lbs 161.00-164.00; 700-750 lbs 136.00.
Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 2 400-500 lbs 134.00-143.00; 500-600 lbs 122.00-131.00; 700-750 lbs 114.00-116.00.
Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 500-600 lbs 134.00-137.00; 750-800 lbs 120.00-122.00.
Slaughter Cows: %Lean weight avg dress hi-dress low-dress Breakers 75-80 1300-1500 lbs 47.00-52.00 45.00-47.00. Boners 80-85 1050-1500 lbs 52.00-59.00. Lean 85-90 850-1400 lbs 50.00-57.00 44.00-50.00 85-90 600-900 lbs 32.00-44.00.
Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1 1500-2000 lbs 75.00-80.50; low-yielding 1150-1600 lbs 64.00-74.00.
Pregnancy Tested Stock Cows And Heifers: All sold by the head. Medium and Large 1-2 900.00-950.00.
Cow/Calf Pairs: All sold by the pair. All have 150-350 lbs calves. Medium and Large 1-2 1050.00-1175.00.
Stocker And Feeder Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 (young) 900-1050 lbs no test; (young and middle age) 800-1100 lbs 83.00-88.00 cwt; (middle age) 900-1450 lbs 55.00-68.00 cwt; (thin &/or aged) 800-1375 lbs 50.00-58.00 cwt.

Jordan Weekly
Market Report

Mason & San Saba - September 13

Receipts totaled 1,389 head. Good rains fell throughout the week improving pasture conditions. The demand for cattle was extremely strong with the stocker steers selling $10 higher and heifers $5-10 higher with 3 steers at 432 lbs $208 ($898.56) and 17 steers at 585 lbs $166 ($971.10). The feeder steers were $3 higher and feeder heifers sold $3-4 higher. Packer cows and bulls were steady. Pairs and bred cows were $50-75 higher.
Steers: Choice lightweight calves $198-242; Choice medium weight calves $150-200; Choice heavyweight calves $140-168.
Heifers: Choice lightweight calves $150-182; Choice medium weight calves $135-174; Choice heavyweight calves $125-143.
Yearlings: Choice lightweight steers $130-150; Choice heavyweight steers $125-133.50; Choice lightweight heifers $120-134; Choice heavyweight heifers $110-121; #2 Steer calves & yearlings $120-165; #2 Heifer calves & yearlings $110-150; Shorties & Plainer calves & yearlings $100-130.
Cows: Choice bred $1100-1175; Medium to good bred $1000-1090; Plainer & older bred $800-990; High yield $58-63.50; Medium yield $50-58; Low yield $41-49; Heiferettes & young stockers $70-110.
Bulls: High yield NT; Medium yield $76-79; Low yield $73-78; Feeders $73-78.
Pairs: Choice $1300-1450; Medium to good $1100-1290; Plainer & older pairs $1000-1090.
Some representative sales: Herring Farms, Bertram, 1 steer 365 lbs at $218; Wow Ranch, New Braunfels, 1 steer 400 lbs at $216; Don Wylie, Zephyr, 3 steers 420 lbs at $210; Clark Campbell, Goldthwaite, 1 heifer 445 lbs at $174; Mav Cattle Co., La Grange, 4 heifers 429 lbs at $173; Walden Hillert, Menard, 8 heifers 433 lbs at $155.

Hugo Friday

Hugo, OK — September 14

(Special) Receipts at Hugo Livestock Market: 1335 head.
Steers: 100-250 lb. $127.86-185; 250-300 lb. $168.54-210; 300-350 lb. $170.06-210; 350-400 lb. $157.44-200; 400-450 lb. $150.66-180; 450-500 lb. $144.33-165; 500-550 lb. $145.69-158; 550-600 lb. $137.91-156; 600-650 lb. $135.72-147; 650-700 lb. $131.36-145; 700-750 lb. $122.88-146; 750-800 lb. $132.50-140; 800 lbs. and up $96-138.
Heifers: 100-250 lb. $136.63-175; 250-300 lb. $160.78-207.50; 300-350 lb. $148.32-170; 350-400 lb. $146.46-180; 400-450 lb. $141.18-176; 450-500 lb. $137.81-163; 500-550 lb. $130.38-158; 550-600 lb. $133.19-154; 600-650 lb. $131.85-137.50; 650-700 lb. $130.54-141; 700-750 lb. $118.14-130; 750-800 lb. $126.75-130; 800 lbs. and up $117.31-130.
Stocker cows $20-127. Slaughter cows $35-55. Bulls $40-82. Pairs $775-1200. Cows per head $135-950. Bulls per head $800-2000.

Gainesville Friday

Gainesville, TX — September 14

(Special) Receipts at Gainesville Livestock Market, Inc.: 1230. Calf market was steady to $3-5 higher on most all classes of steers. The heifer market was steady to $3 higher. The weaned calves had lots of demand and the choice steers especially. The feeder market was $4 higher mainly due to the futures gaining some ground. The stock cows showed good demand on young cows, just limited numbers on them, still a lot of old cows coming. The packer cows $3-4 higher on big carcass cows, the light carcass cows still not bringing much. Gainesville is taking consignments for their special cow sale November 14th.
Feeder Steers: Medium and large frame, 200-300 lbs., No. 1 $190-250; 300-400 lbs., No. 1 $180-220; 400-500 lbs., No. 1 $165-189; 500-600 lbs., No. 1 $155-172; 600-700 lbs., No. 1 $148-168; 700-800 lbs., No. 1 $147-160.
Feeder Heifers: Medium and large frame, 200-300 lbs., No. 1 $155-175; 300-400 lbs., No. 1 $145-168; 400-500 lbs., No. 1 $145-163; 500-600 lbs., No. 1 $135-152; 600-700 lbs., No. 1 $130-147; 700-800 lbs., No. 1 $125-138.
#2's and #3's on feeder steers and heifers will be $15-25 off of the #1's.
Slaughter bulls: Y.G. 1-2, 1200-2050 lbs. $70-95. Slaughter cows #1, $55-69, cutters $30-47.
Stocker cows PG'd tested 3-9 years: Large frame $900-1250, medium frame $650-850.
Cow and calf pairs: Cows with calves under 250 lbs., large frame $1000-1600, medium frame $800-1000.
Baby Calves: Holstein calves NT, Crossbred calves $100-300.

Texas Hay

Amarillo, TX — September 14

(F-S) Hay traded unevenly steady as a variety of hay continues to come onto the market. Feed yards and Dairies have been pushed to the top of the limit on how much they are willing to pay for top end Alfalfa or Coastal Bermuda but freight continues to play a large factor. Variety of hay coming onto the market is being contracted to cheapen feed rations when available. North and Central Coastal Bermuda producers received some much needed rain after fertilizing so third cutting chances are looking positive. Prices for hay and pellets quoted per ton except where noted.
Panhandle/High Plains: Alfalfa: Large Squares: Delivered: Premium to Supreme $275-300; Good to Premium $250-275; Fair or rained on $185. Small bales: FOB: $264, $8-per bale Ground Alfalfa: Delivered to feedlots: Avg $235-240. Calf $245. Wheat Hay: Ground and Delivered: $197. Small Bales: Delivered: $6 per bale. Coastal Bermuda: Large Bales: Delivered: Good to Premium $180-240. Hay Grazer: Ground and Delivered: $150-170. Rye: Large Bales: Delivered: $180. Bluestem: Large Bales: Delivered: $90.
Far West Texas/Trans Pecos: Alfalfa: Small Squares: Delivered local or FOB: Premium to Supreme $290-360, $8.75-11.00 per bale. Large Squares: FOB: Premium to Supreme $275-280; Fair to Good $220-250.
North, Central, and East Texas: Alfalfa: Large Squares: Delivered: Premium to Supreme $290-310; Coastal Bermuda: Small Squares: FOB: Good to Premium $297-330, $9-10 per bale. Large Rounds: FOB: Good to Premium $140-200, $70-100 per roll; Fair to Good $120-140, $60-70 per bale.
South Texas: Coastal Bermuda: Small Squares: FOB: Good to Premium $231-264, $7-8 per bale; Fair to Good $165-198, $5-6 per bale. Large Rounds: FOB and delivered locally: Good to Premium $120-170, $60-85 per roll; Fair to Good $100-120, $50-60 per roll.

New Summerfield Saturday

New Summerfield, TX — September 15

(Special) Receipts at Tri County Livestock Market, 1195 head. Some plain cattle below these figures.
Steers: under 300 lbs. $140-210; 300-400 lbs. $135-190; 400-500 lbs. $130-165; 500-600 lbs. $120-152; 600-700 lbs. $115-145; 700-800 lbs. $105-140.
Heifers: under 300 lbs. $125-185; 300-400 lbs. $115-145; 400-500 lbs. $110-140; 500-600 lbs. $110-142; 600-700 lbs. $105-132; 700-800 lbs. $100-131.
Slaughter cows $25-57. Heavy bulls $70-82. Stocker cows $650-1125. Cow/calf pairs (top) NT. Low-middle pairs NT. Baby calves NT.

Buffalo Livestock

Buffalo, TX — September 15

Receipts: 1358.
Slaughter cows: cutter cows $50-65; fat cows $45-59; canner cows $35-52.
Slaughter bulls: heavy bulls $60-80; light bulls $75-100.
Cow/calf pairs & bred cows: choice NT; good $1200-1475; plain $950-1150; bred cows 3-6 yrs. old $750-1275.
Steer/bull calves & yearlings: 150-200 lbs. $160-226; 200-300 lbs. $150-208; 300-400 lbs. $145-208; 400-500 lbs. $135-184; 500-600 lbs. $130-160; 600-700 lbs. $120-158; 700-800 lbs. $115-152.
Heifer calves & yearling: 150-200 lbs. $145-212; 200-300 lbs. $140-202; 300-400 lbs. $135-195; 400-500 lbs. $130-160; 500-600 lbs. $125-155; 600-700 lbs. $120-144; 700-800 lbs. $105-131.
These prices reflect the good to choice cattle, and the plainer cattle would be $25-40 behind these figures.

Paris Saturday

Paris, TX — September 15

(Special) Receipts at Cattlemen's Livestock Commission: 1562 head of cattle and calves.
Steers: 300 lbs. and under $150-210; 300-400 lbs. $140-200; 400-500 lbs. $130-175; 500 lbs. and up $100-165.
Heifers: 300 lbs. and under $140-200, 300-400 lbs. $130-175; 400-500 lbs. $120-160; 500 lbs. and up $90-159.
Slaughter cows $20-60. Slaughter bulls $50-90. Stocker cows $300-1200, pairs $575-1250. Baby calves $30-325.
Holstein: steers $40-70. Holstein: heifers $300-400. Goats: 16 head at $40-225.

Hamilton Sheep & Goats

Hamilton, TX — September 17

Receipts at Hamilton Sheep and Goat Sale: 2680. Dorper lambs $5-10 lower; wool lambs $5-10 lower; BBD lambs $5-10 lower; ewes steady; kids steady; nannies $5 lower.
Slaughter Kids: feeders 20-40 lbs. $180-255; light slaughter 40-70 lbs. $180-255; heavy slaughter 70 lbs. & up $170-240; show kids NT.
Slaughter Nannies: Thin $40-90/hd; Medium $100-135/hd; Fleshy $140-185/hd.
Boer & Boer Cross Spanish Nannies: Med. Quality $160-195/hd; Choice Quality $120-150/hd.
Spanish, Boer, & Boer Cross Billies: Slaughter $140-180; Breeding $200-225; Choice Young Billies NT.
Dorper lambs: feeders 20-40 lbs. $175-230; lt. slaughter 40-70 lbs. $160-235; heavy slaughter 70 lbs. & up $120-180; fancy ewe lambs NT.
Dorper: Ewes $50-130/hd; Lambs NT; Bucks NT; Choice Dorper Rams $80-105.
Wool lambs: feeders 20-40 lbs. NT; lt. slaughter 40-70 lbs. $130-175; heavy slaughter 70 lbs. & up $95-135; show lambs NT.
Ewes: Stocker NT; Slaughter $60-105.
Barbadoes: Lambs $120-210; Ewes $30-80/hd; Rams $200-350.
Fancier kids/lambs will consistently bring $15-25/cwt higher than what is posted on this market report.

Decatur Monday

Decatur, TX — September 17

(Special) Receipts at Decatur Livestock Market were 1354 head including: 26 bulls, 304 cows, 46 calves, 103 Longhorns, 299 stocker heifers, 429 stocker bulls/steers, 46 feeder heifers, 101 feeder steers. The market on calves and yearlings followed the upper movement of the futures market that kicked in Sept. 12. 5-6 weight calves continue to be in high demand with steers $4.50-6.00/cwt and heifers $3-5/cwt higher. Feeders were $5-6 higher. Decatur had a better selection of midage cows 6-8 months bred selling $1050-1225. Packer bulls were $2 higher while cows were steady to $2 lower. High ratio of cows were low yielders – seems as if they were kept a year or two too long.
Steers: 200-299 lbs. $145-215; WA $182.44; 300-399 lbs. $80-207.50; WA $168.17; 400-499 lbs. $71-187.50, WA $153.09; 500-599 lbs. $114-166, WA $148.86; 600-699 lbs. $120-159.50, WA $146.41; 700-799 lbs. $82-142.50 WA $120.25; 800-899 lbs. $110-142; WA $127.20; 900-999 lbs. NT, WA NT.
Heifers: 200-299 lbs. $61-180, WA $128.25; 300-399 lbs. $67-185, WA $145.64; 400-499 lbs. $95-166, WA $141.70; 500-599 lbs. $73-159, WA $133.36; 600-699 lbs. $57-138; WA $123.67; 700-799 lbs. NT, WA NT; 800-899 lbs. NT, WA NT; 900-999 lbs. NT, WA NT.
Pairs: young NT; mid-age NT. Pregnancy tested cows: young NT; mid-age $900-1225.
Packer cows: under 1100 lbs. $52-59; over 1100 lbs. $22-53. Feeder bulls NT.
Bulls, Y.G. 1 & 2, 1400-2000 lbs. $85-90.50. Low Y.G. 1 & 2, 1400-2000 lbs. $72.50-83.
Baby Calves: under 100 lbs. NT: 100-200 lb. $250-415.
Some representative sales: Gary Greenroy, Forestburg, 250 lb. steer at $215; Cecil Jones, Krum, 300 lb. steer at $205; Kenneth Tipton, Forestburg, 400 lb. steer at $187.50; Nobles Family Partnership, Denton, 3 head deal, 286 lb. heifer at $172.50; Trevor Brazile, Decatur, 345 lb. heifer at $185; Buck Creek Ranch, Denton, 3 head deal, 416 lb. heifer at $160.

Oklahoma City Monday

Oklahoma City, OK — September 17

(F‑S) Receipts at Oklahoma National Stockyards: 7,745. Feeder steers and heifers are trading $1-6 higher. 500-600 lb. calves $2-5 higher, lighter calves not tested. Demand good to very good. Quality average to attractive. Inclines in both the CME Live and Feeder Cattle contracts has sparked buyer interest. More than a few bawling calves on offer. Many producers in the area planting wheat with optimism of plentiful winter wheat grazing in the future after the recent moisture.
Feeder Steers (Per CWT): Medium and Large 1 290 lbs 203.00; 300-400 lbs 193.00-198.00; 400-500 lbs 177.00-188.00, 451 lbs Fleshy 175.00; 500-600 lbs 163.00-179.00, Fleshy 154.00-166.00, 524 lbs Thin Fleshed 181.00; 600-700 lbs 155.00-171.00, Calves 140.00-152.00, Thin Fleshed 170.00-174.00; 700-800 lbs 145.50-164.50, 717 lbs Calves 144.75, Fleshy 152.00-153.00; 800-900 lbs 145.00-155.75, 807 lbs Thin Fleshed 157.50; 900-1000 lbs 130.00-152.00.
Feeder Heifers (Per CWT): Medium and Large 1 400-500 lbs 156.00-169.00, Fleshy 149.00-154.50; 500-600 lbs 149.00-159.50, Fleshy 139.00-149.00, Thin Fleshed 160.00-165.00; 600-700 lbs 146.00-158.50, Calves 135.00-143.00; 700-800 lbs 134.50-150.75, Calves 126.00-135.00, 731 lbs Full 135.00; 800-900 lbs 132.00-140.50; 900-1000 lbs 109.00-132.00.
Feeder Bulls (Per CWT): Medium and Large 1 312 lbs 202.00; 400-500 lbs 154.00-180.00, Fleshy 164.00-165.50; 585 lbs 143.00, 526 lbs Fleshy 150.00, 545 lbs Thin Fleshed 175.00; 641 lbs 137.00, 603 lbs Calves 130.00; 700-800 lbs 123.00-131.50.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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