Amarillo Livestock Auction – March 18, 2019

Amarillo Livestock Auction – Amarillo, TX
Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 03/18/2019

Receipts: 903 Last Week: 884 Year Ago: 805

Compared to last week: Feeder steers and heifers sold 2.00 to 4.00 higher. Trade was fairly active on good demand. Spring-like temperatures and chance of more rain later in the week has wheat pasture
in decent shape. Slaughter cows and bulls made up 3 percent, less than 1 percent replacements, 96 percent feeders. Feeder supply consisted of 63 percent steers and bulls, 37 percent heifers. Approximately 76 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
2 435 435 162.00 162.00
23 501 501 173.00 173.00
111 560 560 165.50 165.50
49 651 651 151.75 151.75
12 735-737 737 139.00-142.00 141.50
61 758-780 761 139.00-141.00 140.73
32 866-867 866 134.50 134.50
112 908 908 132.00 132.00

Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
3 631 631 141.00 141.00 Calves
5 682 682 144.00 144.00
3 773 773 132.00 132.00
23 823 823 132.50 132.50
8 886 886 130.00 130.00

Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
10 415-448 435 146.00-163.00 156.44
3 453 453 135.00 135.00 Full
3 578 578 141.50 141.50
5 627-635 632 131.50-133.00 132.10 Calves
3 656 656 130.00 130.00 Calves
71 705 705 131.00 131.00
22 756-764 762 125.00-127.50 126.82
53 800 800 127.00 127.00
6 945 945 115.25 115.25

Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
3 305 305 161.00 161.00
3 463 463 145.00 145.00
4 575-597 586 134.00-135.00 134.49
3 601 601 136.50 136.50
79 788-790 788 122.25-122.50 122.28

Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
3 546 546 132.00 132.00

Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
1 480 480 164.00 164.00
4 598 598 138.00 138.00
5 635 635 146.00 146.00
3 675 675 135.00 135.00
2 737 737 124.50 124.50
1 860 860 115.00 115.00

Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
2 470 470 159.00 159.00
2 582 582 132.00 132.00

Slaughter Cows:
Percent Lean Weight Avg Dressing Hi Dressing Lo Dressing
Boning 80-85 1000-1300 57.50
Lean 85-90 800-1200 57.50

Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1990-2100 lbs 76.00-82.50
High Dressing 1815 lbs 85.00
Low Dressing 1500-1850 lbs 73.00-75.00

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Young individual 1050 lbs 6-9 months
bred 935.00; Short and Solid mouth individual 900 lbs 3-6 months bred
610.00 per head.

Source: USDA-TX Dept of Ag Market News Service

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