MARKETS

Waco Livestock Auction

Waco, TX — March 5

Receipts 729.
Steers: No. 1, under 300 lbs. $175-215; 300-400 lbs. $175-210; 400-500 lbs. $160-190; 500-600 lbs. $140-175; 600-700 lbs. $130-160; 700-800 lbs. $120-140.
Heifers: No. 1, under 300 lbs. $140-175; 300-400 lbs. $140-165; 400-500 lbs. $130-155; 500-600 lbs. $125-150; 600-700 lbs. $120-140; 700-800 lbs. $110-125.
Slaughter cows, high yielding $66-75; low yielding $50-60; fats $60-70; thin & shelly $40-48.
Packer bulls (1250-2075 lbs.) $70-91.
Cow & Calf Pairs: young choice $1200-1450; young fair $1000-1200; aged pairs $750-1000.
Young pregnancy tested stocker replacement cows $500-1150.

Corsicana Livestock Auction

Corsicana, TX — March 5

Receipts 152.
Steers: No. 1, under 300 lbs. NT; 300-400 lbs. $185-205; 400-500 lbs. $165-185; 500-600 lbs. $145-165; 600-700 lbs. NT; 700-800 lbs. NT.
Heifers: No. 1, under 300 lbs. NT; 300-400 lbs. $160-175; 400-500 lbs. $140-160; 500-600 lbs. $130-145; 600-700 lbs. $116-128; 700-800 lbs. NT.
Slaughter cows, high yielding $55-60; low yielding $54-57; fats NT; thin & shelly NT.
Packer bulls (1250-2075 lbs.) NT.
Cow & Calf Pairs: young choice $1175-1325; young fair NT; aged pairs NT.
Young pregnancy tested stocker replacement cows $850-1100.

OKC West Wednesday

Oklahoma City, OK — March 6

(F‑S) Receipts at OKC West - El Reno Livestock Market: 6,022. Feeder steers sold mostly steady with exception of 800-900 lbs $1-4 higher. Feeder heifers traded fully steady. Steer and heifer calves to lightly tested for an accurate trend. Demand good. Quality average to attractive.
Feeder Cattle Steers - Medium and Large 1 (Per Cwt / Actual Wt). Wt Range; Price Range: 388 190.00-199.00; 438-446 189.00-200.00; 404-416 204.00 Fancy; 463 189.00; 502-534 172.00-188.00; 557 169.00-175.00; 605-629 154.50-156.50; 621-636 148.00-150.00 Calves; 653-683 147.00-154.50; 667 143.00 Calves; 744 146.50; 761-797 136.00-144.00; 761 148.00 Thin Fleshed; 801-844 133.50-144.00; 875-897 132.50-134.50; 894 129.00 Fleshy; 901-940 128.50-134.25; 961-971 128.00-130.50; 1007-1011 122.50-126.00; 1152 121.00.
Heifers - Medium and Large 1 (Per Cwt / Actual Wt). Wt Range; Price Range: 416 155.00 Fleshy; 465-499 153.00-159.00; 508-545 143.00-153.00; 551-578 146.00-148.00; 571 137.00 Fleshy; 603-635 133.00-147.00; 638 131.00 Calves; 654-668 142.00-142.50; 706-738 129.00-134.50; 759-792 125.00-129.50; 796 122.00 Fleshy; 801-823 122.00-128.00; 850-888 121.00-124.00; 887 116.00 Fleshy; 901-948 120.00-125.50; 915 116.00 Fleshy; 987-989 117.00-122.50.
Bulls - Medium and Large 1 (Per Cwt / Actual Wt). Wt Range; Price Range: 433 192.50; 669 132.00 Calves.

San Angelo Cattle

San Angelo, TX — March 7

(F-S) Receipts at Producers Livestock Auction Co.: 813. Steer and heifer calves and yearlings steady to $2 lower. Slaughter cows firm to $2 higher; slaughter bulls not well tested. Stock cows and pairs firm. Trading and demand moderate.
Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 285 lbs 202.00; 350-400 lbs 192.00-197.00; 510 lbs 170.00; 600-700 lbs 151.00-160.00.
Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 2 500-600 lbs 120.00-136.00.
Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 400-500 lbs 155.00-160.00; 500-600 lbs 142.00-147.00; 649 lbs 132.00; 700-750 lbs 124.00-125.00.
Slaughter Cows: %Lean weight avg dress hi-dress low-dress Breakers 75-80 1400-1600 lbs 58.00-64.50 55.00. Boners 80-85 1050-1550 lbs 60.00-64.00 67.00-68.00. Lean 85-90 850-1400 lbs 53.00-64.00 46.00-52.00 85-90 600-900 lbs 30.00-46.00.
Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1 1500-2000 lbs 87.00-92.50; low-yielding 1200-1650 lbs 66.00-78.00.
Pregnancy Tested Stock Cows And Heifers: All sold by the head. Medium and Large 1-2 1010.00-1060.00.
Cow/Calf Pairs: All sold by the pair. All have 150-350 lbs calves. Medium and Large 2 925.00-985.00.
Stocker And Feeder Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 (young) 960 lbs 103.00 cwt; (young and middle age) 1015 lbs 78.00 cwt; (middle age) 900-1450 lbs 61.00-70.00; (thin &/or aged) 800-1450 lbs 54.00-62.00 cwt.

Oklahoma Hay

Oklahoma City, OK – March 7

(F-S) Alfalfa trade was slow to moderate. Demand mostly moderate to good. Movement light to moderate. The bulk of sales and movement mostly clean-up sales from producers cleaning out barns. All hay prices holding steady to firm. The state is slowly coming out of some of the coldest temperatures in recent memory resulting in extremely heavy supplemental feeding. Grass hay demand remains very good. Abnormally dry to exceptional drought conditions in far western Oklahoma have advanced to 11 percent, up 3 percent from Feb. 28. Moderate to heavy rains are forecast for the coming weeks.
Alfalfa Central Oklahoma: Premium quality $200-230. Good quality $180-200. Fair quality $150-170.
Western Oklahoma: Premium quality large square bales $200-230. Good quality $180-200. Good quality delivered $220-230. Grinding hay $140-150, instances $160.
Grass Hay Central Oklahoma: Good quality Bermuda grass in 4x6 through 5x6 bales mostly $60-70 per bale, instances to $80 per bale. Good quality mixed grass hay 5x5 and 5x6 bales $50-60 per bale. Mixed grass $90-100 per ton. Teff grass 5x6 bales $100 per bale. Fair quality mixed grass 4x5 bales $30-35 per bale.
Western Oklahoma: Good quality hay grazer $100 per ton, few by the bale in 5x5 1/2 bales at $85. Good quality mixed grass round bales $90-110 per ton. Mixed grass 5x5 1/2 to 5x6 bales $55-70 per bale. Good quality Teff grass 5x6 bales $100 per bale.
Eastern Oklahoma: Good Bermuda grass 5x6 bales $60-70 per bale, few loads Bermuda grass delivered $180 per ton. Teff grass 5x6 bales $100 per bale. Mixed grass hay in 4x5 bales $55-65 per bale. Fair quality mixed grass 4x5 bales $30-35 per bale.

Jordan Weekly
Market Report

Mason & San Saba - March 7

Receipts totaled 2,527 head. The market continued to be strong and active. The stocker steers and heifers sold steady with 38 heifers at 485 lbs $165 ($800.25) and 34 steers at 539 lbs $177 ($954.03). The feeder steers were $5-7 higher with 7 steers at 654 lbs $164 ($1,072.50) and 5 at 749 lbs at $154 ($1,153.46). Feeder heifers were steady. There was a lot of demand for the weaned cattle. The packer cows sold $2 higher with the top cow at $72 and bulls were steady. Pairs and bred cows were steady on a limited test.
Steers: Choice calves under 200 lbs. $180-222.50; 200-300 lbs. $180-220; 300-400 lbs. $175-228; 400-500 lbs. $155-192; 500-600 lbs. $145-179; 600-700 lbs. $133-165; 700-800 lbs. $128-160.
Heifers: Choice calves under 200 lbs. $160-192.50; 200-300 lbs. $160-188; 300-400 lbs. $140-187.50; 400-500 lbs. $135-168; 500-600 lbs. $130-155; 600-700 lbs. $120-153; 700-800 lbs. $110-132.
Yearlings: Choice steers 700-800 lbs. $130-154; Choice steers 800+ lbs. $125-142; Choice heifers 700-800 lbs. $110-132; Choice heifers 800+ lbs. $110-116; #2 Steer calves & yearlings $120-160; #2 Heifer calves & yearlings $110-145; Shorties & Plainer calves & yearlings $50-120.
Cows: Choice bred NT; Medium to good bred $950-1125; Plainer & older bred $700-990; High yield $62-72; Medium yield $54-63; Low yield $43.50-54; Heiferettes & young stockers $65-105.
Bulls: High yield $84-88.50; Medium yield $74-84; Low yield $65-79; Feeders $65-84.
Pairs: Choice $1400-1500; Medium to good $1200-1390; Plainer & older pairs $1000-1190.
Some representative sales: Henderson Land & Cattle, Jewett, 1 steer, 320 lbs at $228; Gloff Farms, Clifton, 6 steers 415 lbs at $192; Tommy Schwertner, Liberty Hill, 9 steer 463 lbs at $180; Beach Family Partners, New Braunfels, 5 heifers 312 lbs at $187.50; WL Whitehead, Sonora, 5 hefiers 321 lbs at $187.50; Denny Eaton, Montague, 3 heifers 328 lbs at $185.

Hugo Friday

Hugo, OK — March 8

(Special) Receipts at Hugo Livestock Market: 646 head.
Steers: 100-250 lb. $148.75-205; 250-300 lb. $180-210; 300-350 lb. $174.09-207.50; 350-400 lb. $166.26-218; 400-450 lb. $160.34-210; 450-500 lb. $146.70-187.50; 500-550 lb. $152.24-174; 550-600 lb. $134.73-152; 600-650 lb. $139.43-148; 650-700 lb. $132.50-140; 700-750 lb. $133.75-136; 750-800 lb. $127-127; 800 lbs. and up $77-106.
Heifers: 100-250 lb. $137.43-150; 250-300 lb. $138.20-165; 300-350 lb. $141.56-180; 350-400 lb. $153.43-173; 400-450 lb. $141.38-161; 450-500 lb. $136.35-148; 500-550 lb. $137.09-161; 550-600 lb. $132.28-145; 600-650 lb. $122.60-130; 650-700 lb. $114.06-124; 700-750 lb. $117.50-124; 750-800 lb. $117.75-120; 800 lbs. and up $110.89-122.
Stocker cows $60-116. Slaughter cows $22-60. Bulls $70-86. Pairs $700-1050. Cows per head $450-1175. Bulls per head NT.

Gainesville Friday

Gainesville, TX — March 8

(Special) Receipts at Gainesville Livestock Market, Inc.: 1767. The calf market was steady to $3 higher on the front end. Gainesville had lots of weaned calves and they definitely had the most demand especially on the 90-120 day long weaned ones. The feeder cattle was steady to $2 higher on big cattle the lighter feeders was $3-4 higher on the thinner fleshed ones that could go back to wheat. The stock cows slowly gaining ground each week with not many young cows available yet. The packer market steady to $3 higher on the high yielding cows. March 29th Gainesville will have 250 pairs 3-6 years old and 60-80 heavy bred young cows.
Feeder Steers: Medium and large frame, 200-300 lbs., No. 1 $190-230; 300-400 lbs., No. 1 $180-215; 400-500 lbs., No. 1 $170-195; 500-600 lbs., No. 1 $155-186; 600-700 lbs., No. 1 $145-158; 700-800 lbs., No. 1 $136-145.
Feeder Heifers: Medium and large frame, 200-300 lbs., No. 1 $160-185; 300-400 lbs., No. 1 $150-175; 400-500 lbs., No. 1 $145-165; 500-600 lbs., No. 1 $125-140; 600-700 lbs., No. 1 $125-138; 700-800 lbs., No. 1 $125-133.
#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. $70-93. Slaughter cows #1, $55-73, cutters $38-48.
Stocker cows PG'd tested 3-9 years: Large frame $800-1275, medium frame $600-800.
Cow and calf pairs: Cows with calves under 250 lbs., large frame $1000-1400, medium frame $800-900.
Baby Calves: $100-200.

Texas Hay

Amarillo, TX — March 8

(F-S) All hay classes sold fully steady. Trade activity and demand were light to moderate. Most all hay in the area has been contracted out and the wait begins for new crop. Coastal Bermuda producers in the east and south are starting to green up and new crop is right around the corner. Prices for hay and pellets quoted per ton except where noted.
Panhandle/High Plains: Alfalfa: Large Squares: Delivered: Premium to Supreme $270-300; Good to Premium $250-270. Small bales: Delivered: Premium to Supreme $297-330, $9-10 per bale. Ground Alfalfa: Delivered to feedlots: Avg $220-230. Calf $235. Coastal Bermuda: Large Bales: Delivered: Good to Premium $235-240; Fair $165-205. Small Bales: Delivered: Good to Premium $360, $11 per bale. Red Top Cane: Large Bales: Delivered $160. CRP: Large Bales: Delivered: $85-100. Prairie Hay: Large Bales: Delivered: $225-235. Sudan: Large Bales: FOB: $120-130. Milo: Large Bales: Delivered: $80.
Far West Texas/Trans Pecos: Alfalfa: Small Squares: Delivered local or FOB: Premium to Supreme $330-360, $10-11 per bale. Large Squares: FOB: Premium to Supreme $275-280.
North, Central, and East Texas: Alfalfa: Large Squares: Delivered: Premium to Supreme $290-310. Coastal Bermuda: Small Squares: FOB: Good to Premium $297-400, $9-12 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 $264-330, $8-10 per bale. Large Rounds: FOB and delivered locally: Good to Premium $120-200, $60-100 per roll; Fair to Good $100-120, $50-60 per roll.

Paris Saturday

Paris, TX — March 9

(Special) Receipts at Cattlemen's Livestock Commission: 1201 head of cattle and calves.
Steers: 300 lbs. and under $140-225; 300-400 lbs. $130-220; 400-500 lbs. $125-195; 500 lbs. and up $100-170.
Heifers: 300 lbs. and under $130-215, 300-400 lbs. $120-195; 400-500 lbs. $110-166; 500 lbs. and up $90-165.
Slaughter cows $30-75. Slaughter bulls $56-95. Stocker cows $500-1550, pairs $750-2400. Baby calves $50-385.
Holstein: steers $30-60. Holstein: heifers $350-900. Goats 26 head: $40-210.

Buffalo Livestock

Buffalo, TX — March 9

Receipts: 859.
Slaughter cows: cutter cows $54-69; fat cows $50-67; canner cows $15-46.
Slaughter bulls: heavy bulls $72-89; light bulls $57-84.
Cow/calf pairs & bred cows: choice NT; good $1150-1650; plain NT; bred cows 3-6 yrs. old $750-1250.
Steer/bull calves & yearlings: 150-200 lbs. $145-225; 200-300 lbs. $140-220; 300-400 lbs. $135-214; 400-500 lbs. $130-204; 500-600 lbs. $125-172; 600-700 lbs. $120-156; 700-800 lbs. $110-138.
Heifer calves & yearling: 150-200 lbs. $110-200; 200-300 lbs. $125-184; 300-400 lbs. $120-200; 400-500 lbs. $110-166; 500-600 lbs. $95-155; 600-700 lbs. $95-146; 700-800 lbs. $85-123.
These prices reflect the good to choice cattle, and the plainer cattle would be $25-40 behind these figures.

New Summerfield Saturday

New Summerfield, TX — March 9

(Special) Receipts at Tri County Livestock Market, 576 head. Some plain cattle below these figures.
Steers: under 300 lbs. $145-220; 300-400 lbs. $130-210; 400-500 lbs. $125-185; 500-600 lbs. $120-175; 600-700 lbs. $110-156; 700-800 lbs. $105-138.
Heifers: under 300 lbs. $120-180; 300-400 lbs. $110-180; 400-500 lbs. $110-170; 500-600 lbs. $110-146; 600-700 lbs. $105-140; 700-800 lbs. $100-110.
Slaughter cows $30-67. Heavy bulls $75-90. Stocker cows $1300. Cow/calf pairs (top) NT. Low-middle pairs NT. Baby calves $95-150.

Oklahoma City Monday

Oklahoma City, OK — March 11

(F‑S) Receipts at Oklahoma National Stockyards: 14,741. Feeder steers and heifers mostly steady to $4 lower, but compared to March 4 light test feeder steers mostly $1-3 higher and feeder heifers steady to $4 lower. Steer and heifer calves $2-7 lower compared to both weeks. Demand moderate as cattle futures settled sharply lower. Quality average to attractive.
Feeder Cattle Steers - Medium and Large 1 (Per Cwt / Actual Wt). Wt Range; Price Range: 268 219.00; 324-343 195.00-204.00; 363-382 189.00-200.00; 362 212.00 Thin Fleshed; 408-440 184.00-196.00; 447 182.00 Fleshy; 461-497 175.00-187.00; 466 174.00 Fleshy; 457 195.00 Thin Fleshed; 501-546 165.00-180.00; 508-548 162.00-163.00 Fleshy; 546 174.00 Value Added; 553-595 162.00-175.00; 584 160.50 Fleshy; 600-649 153.00-163.00; 607 148.00 Fleshy; 624-634 144.00-149.00 Full; 601 165.00 Thin Fleshed; 636 165.00 Value Added; 651-699 143.00-157.50; 689 141.50 Full; 703-746 138.00-149.00; 718 138.50 Fleshy; 750-787 137.00-145.00; 773-789 133.50-135.00 Fleshy; 783-799 134.00-135.00 Full; 800-846 130.00-138.50; 807 128.00 Fleshy; 857-898 127.00-132.00; 903-946 125.00-129.00; 983-997 123.85-124.00; 994-997 122.00 Full; 1005-1015 124.00-124.50; 1050-1075 118.00-123.85.
Heifers - Medium and Large 1 (Per Cwt / Actual Wt). Wt Range; Price Range: 288 179.00; 307-349 173.00-179.00; 352-365 174.00-176.00; 407-443 155.00-165.00; 454-499 147.00-156.50; 500-544 147.00-152.00; 548 144.00 Fleshy; 553-595 140.00-147.00; 584-596 135.00-139.00 Fleshy; 593 134.00 Full; 567 151.50 Thin Fleshed; 580 147.50 Value Added; 600-648 134.00-143.00; 660-697 131.00-137.50; 692 128.00 Calves; 681-687 125.00-127.00 Fleshy; 686-693 126.00-130.00 Full; 701-747 126.50-137.00; 703-727 125.00 Fleshy; 726 124.00 Full; 750-799 125.00-131.50; 790-792 120.00-122.00 Fleshy; 771 122.00 Full; 804-842 122.50-127.00; 850-879 122.00-123.00; 853-894 120.00 Full; 865 123.50 Value Added; 921-940 119.75-121.00; 943 115.00 Full; 952 115.00-119.75.
Bulls - Medium and Large 1 (Per Cwt / Actual Wt). Wt Range; Price Range: 343 197.00; 479-489 155.00-158.00.

Sulphur Springs Livestock Auction

Sulphur Springs, TX — March 11

934 head.
Steers: under 300 lbs. $130-225; 300-400 lbs. $130-195; 400-500 lbs. $130-185; over 500 lbs. $110-162.50.
Heifers: under 300 lbs. $125-200; 300-400 lbs. $125-167.50; 400-500 lbs. $120-162.50; over 500 lbs. $110-145.
Packer cows $38-73; Packer bulls $58-94. Stocker cows $700-1550. Cow/calf pairs $825-1575 Calves $5-280.

Hamilton Sheep & Goats

Hamilton, TX — March 11

Receipts at Hamilton Sheep and Goat Sale: 2456. Dorper lambs steady; wool lambs steady; BBD lambs steady; ewes steady; kids sharply higher; nannies $10 higher.
Slaughter Kids: 20-40 lbs. $250-355; 40-70 lbs. $260-350; 70 lbs. & up $185-260; Show kids $200-235.
Slaughter Nannies: Thin $60-100/hd; Medium $110-160/hd; Fleshy $175-225/hd.
Replacement Nannies: Med. Quality $120-170/hd; Choice Quality $175-255/hd.
Spanish, Boer, & Boer Cross Billies: Slaughter $150-195; Breeding $185-225; Shooters $200-340.
Dorper lambs: 20-40 lbs. $200-260; 40-70 lbs. $200-265; 70 lbs. & up $165-245; Show lambs $130-175.
Dorper: Ewes $70-165/hd; Lambs NT; Bucks NT; Choice Dorper Rams $100-125.
Wool lambs: 20-40 lbs. NT; 40-70 lbs. NT; 70 lbs. & up NT; show lambs $120-140.
Ewes: Stocker NT; Slaughter $75-110; Show Lambs NT.
Barbadoes: Lambs $160-245; Ewes $50-95; Rams NT.
Fancier kids/lambs will consistently bring $15-25/cwt higher than what is posted on this market report.

Decatur Monday

Decatur, TX — March 11

(Special) Receipts at Decatur Livestock Market were 1479 head including: 38 bulls, 314 cows, 49 calves, 124 Longhorns, 313 stocker heifers, 375 stocker bulls/steers, 107 feeder heifers, 159 feeder steers. The buying frenzy of recent weeks cooled off following the drop in the futures market and fewer weaned calves. Comparable weaned calves were $2-3 lower than March 4. 2-3 weight calves were in good demand with several long strings of #1 quality calves. Prices on bred cows and pairs responded to the better quality being offered – most of the young breds sold for $1050-1400 while mid age were $1050-1325. The young pairs mostly $1225-1400. Packer bulls were $2 higher and cows steady. Consignments are being accepted for the annual “Bringing in the Green” Special Sale scheduled for Saturday, April 13. Please call the office to schedule a time to view your cattle that you wish to consign.
Steers: 200-299 lbs. $112.50-240; WA $190.33; 300-399 lbs. $72.50-220; WA $180.41; 400-499 lbs. $61-185, WA $154.88; 500-599 lbs. $58-166, WA $149.95; 600-699 lbs. $69-159, WA $126.31; 700-799 lbs. $106-138, WA $124.53; 800-899 lbs. $100-130; WA $124.03; 900-999 lbs. NT, WA NT.
Heifers: 200-299 lbs. $85-195, WA $153.99; 300-399 lbs. $61-170, WA $144; 400-499 lbs. $63-162.50, WA $138.84; 500-599 lbs. $97.50-145, WA $136.79; 600-699 lbs. $100-135; WA $124.92; 700-799 lbs. $69-125, WA $110.46; 800-899 lbs. NT, WA NT; 900-999 lbs. NT, WA NT.
Pairs: young $1125-1400; mid-age $1100-1325. Pregnancy tested cows: young $875-1400; mid-age $1050-1325.
Packer cows: under 1100 lbs. $60-68; over 1100 lbs. $32-59.50. Feeder bulls $93-134.
Bulls, Y.G. 1 & 2, 1400-2000 lbs. $86-94. Low Y.G. 1 & 2, 1400-2000 lbs. $67-84.50.
Baby Calves: under 100 lbs. $120-210: 100-200 lb. $260-470/hd.
Some representative sales: William Baird, Sanger, 280 lb. steer at $240; Mark Foust, Lipan, 400 lb. steer at $185; Debbie Hearrell, Bridgeport, 3 head deal, 527 lb. steer at $166; Russell King, Alvord, 215 lb. heifer at $195; Brad Jenkins, Azle, 310 lb. heifer at $170; Lee Ashcraft, Burleson, 490 lb. heifer at $162.50.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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