Amarillo Livestock Auction – Amarillo, TX 3-11-2019

Amarillo Livestock Auction – Amarillo, TX
Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 03/11/2019

Receipts: 884 Last Week: 491 Year Ago: 801

Compared to last week: Feeder steers and heifers sold unevenly
steady. Trade was fairly active on moderate to good demand. Rainfall
predicted for the next couple of days should bring much relief to the
wheat pastures. Slaughter cows and bulls sold 2.00 to 4.00 higher.
Slaughter cows and bulls made up 2 percent, 1 percent replacements, and
97 percent feeders. Feeder supply consisted of 62 percent steers and
bulls, 38 percent heifers. Near 92 percent of the run weighed over 600
lbs.

Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
7 630 630 140.00 140.00 Calves
14 650-670 660 143.00-147.00 144.97
4 742 742 135.00 135.00
62 755-781 766 138.00-139.00 138.74
5 788 788 125.50 125.50 Calves
28 893 893 132.00 132.00
180 900-902 900 129.50-130.50 130.42

Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
6 541 541 160.00 160.00
1 625 625 136.00 136.00 Calves
62 730 730 139.50 139.50

Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
2 372 372 156.00 156.00
1 460 460 150.00 150.00
2 500 500 149.00 149.00
8 596 596 130.00 130.00
29 650-699 674 132.00-134.00 133.00
8 683 683 123.50 123.50 Calves
33 730-742 736 125.00-127.50 126.22
78 755-771 757 125.00-127.50 127.17
11 846 846 115.00 115.00
53 861 861 119.50 119.50

Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
8 420-442 426 130.00-149.00 134.93
2 672 672 120.00 120.00 Calves
4 751 751 115.00 115.00 Full
7 805-817 814 111.00-115.00 113.87

Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
6 431 431 171.00 171.00
3 505 505 151.00 151.00

Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
9 441 441 145.00 145.00
8 501 501 144.50 144.50
2 715 715 115.00 115.00

Slaughter Cows:
Percent Lean Weight Avg Dressing Hi Dressing Lo Dressing
Breaking 75-80 1400-1500
Boning 80-85 1000-1300 55.00-60.00
Lean 85-90 800-1200 55.00

Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2
High Dressing 1775 lbs 85.00

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Young to Short and Solid Mouth 1000-
1300 3-9 months bred 700.00-775.00 per head.

Source: USDA-TX Dept of Ag Market News Service

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