Amarillo Livestock Auction Summary, Amarillo, TX

Amarillo Livestock Auction Summary, Amarillo, TX – 5/07/2012

Cattle and Calves: 1321 Week Ago: 696 Year Ago: 1479

Compared to last week: Comparable sales of 7 weight heifers sold 2.00 higher.
Not enough sales last week to trend other feeder cattle however a higher undertone noted. Offering included several runs of black and red hided yearlings weighing 600-800 lbs. Trade and demand were moderate. Slaughter cows and bulls were steady to firm. Slaughter cows consisted of 5 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls less than 1 percent, replacement cows 1 percent and 93 percent feeders. Feeder supply included 49 percent steers and bulls,
51 percent heifers. Approximately 71 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

Steers: Medium and Large 1 few 388 lbs 215.00; 600-700 lbs 162.25-166.75; pkg
760 lbs 151.00; few 805 lbs 142.75.
Medium and Large 1-2 few 472 lbs 180.00; few 530 lbs 178.00; 600-700 lbs 155.50-160.00; 700-800 lbs 147.75-158.50; few 900 lbs 128.50.
Medium and Large 2-3 few 368 lbs 185.00; few 470-475 lbs 161.00-170.00; few
628 lbs 141.00.

Heifers: Medium and Large 1 few 568 lbs 153.50; 600-700 lbs 142.75-153.75;
700-725 lbs 139.00-145.00.
Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 366 lbs 171.00; 400-500 lbs 167.50-169.00; 500-550 lbs 151.00-159.00; 690-700 lbs 138.60-142.50; 700-800 lbs 130.50-138.00; few
800-850 lbs 121.50-122.50.
Medium and Large 2-3 few 340 lbs 155.00; few 470 lbs 151.00; few 615 lbs 125.00.

Slaughter Cows:
Percent Lean Weight Avg Dressing Hi Dressing Lo Dressing
Boning 80-85 1000-1200 88.50-90.50 91.50-93.25 82.50-85.00
Lean 85-90 900-1150 86.00-89.00 91.00-91.75 80.00-85.00

Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1300-1900 lbs 102.50-106.25
High Dressing 2015-2045 lbs 109.50-111.00

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Young to Aged 1-3 months bred 900-1050 lbs 835.00-1050.00; Young to Aged 3-6 months bred 1000-1100 lbs 1010.00-1110.00 per head. Small and Medium 1-2 Middle Aged to Aged 3-6 months bred 850-950 lbs
660.00-860.00 per head.

Cow/Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2 Middle Aged 1200 lb cow w/ 75 lb calf 1485.00; Short and Solid 1100 lb cow w/ 100 lb calf 1050.00 per pair

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