Amarillo Livestock Auction Summary, Amarillo, TX – 11/20/2017

Amarillo Livestock Auction Summary, Amarillo, TX – 11/20/2017

Receipts: 807 Last Week: 1050 Year Ago: 748

Compared to last week: Feeder steers and heifers sold steady to 4.00 lower. Trade activity and demand were moderate on this short
Thanksgiving holiday week. A bearish cattle on feed report came out last Friday which decreased the markets. Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady to 1.00 lower. Slaughter cows and bulls made up 7 percent, 4 percent replacements, and 89 percent feeders. Feeder supply consisted of 46 percent steers and bulls, 54 percent heifers. Approximately 55 percent of the weighed over 600 lbs.

Steers: Medium and Large 1 400-500 lbs 165.50-183.50; 500-550 lbs 142.50-158.00; few 563 lbs fleshy 132.00; 600-700 lb calves 137.00-
144.50, few 677 lbs fleshy 131.00; 700-800 lb calves 130.50-135.00, few 765 lbs fleshy 119.00; lot 803 lb calves 130.50, few 811 lbs fleshy
120.50.
Medium and Large 1-2 few 281 lbs 186.00; few 326 lbs 197.00; few 422 lbs 176.00; few 572 lbs 144.00; few 622 lb calves 137.00; few 740 lb
calves 135.00.

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1 few 656 lbs 129.00; 700-800 lbs 117.00-122.00.
Medium and Large 1-2 few 408 lbs 171.00.

Heifers: Medium and Large 1 400-500 lbs 145.00-165.00; 500-600 lbs 137.50-140.50; 600-650 lb calves 130.00-132.00; 650-700 lbs fleshy
115.00; few 746 lb calves 115.00, 700-800 lbs fleshy 106.00-110.00.
Medium and Large 1-2 few 252 lbs 160.00; 300-400 lbs 148.00-167.00; 400-450 lbs 145.00; 500-600 lbs 127.00-128.00; few 610 lb calves 125.00; few 721 lb calves 115.00; load 761 lbs 137.50.
Medium and Large 2 few 375 lbs 140.00; few 448 lbs 125.00.

Slaughter Cows:
Percent Lean Weight Avg Dressing Hi Dressing Lo Dressing
Breaking 75-80 1300-1700 49.00-50.00
Boning 80-85 1000-1300 53.00-54.50 47.50-50.00
Lean 85-90 800-1200 51.00-55.00 45.50

Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2
Low Dressing 1305-1945 lbs 63.00-67.75

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Young to Middle Aged 1000-1350 lbs 1-6 months bred 875.00-975.00; Aged to Broken Mouth 1000-1300 lbs 3-9
months bred 710.00-960.00 per head.

Cow/Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2 Middle Aged individual 1200 lbs w/75 lb calf 1175.00 per pair.

Source USDA

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