Amarillo Livestock Auction Summary, Amarillo, TX – 12/18/2017

Amarillo Livestock Auction Summary, Amarillo, TX – 12/18/2017

Receipts:  929    Last Week:  655    Year Ago:  905

   Compared to last week:  Steer and heifer calves sold steady on a light test.  Yearling steers or heifers were not tested in last week’s sale.
Trade activity was moderate on good demand.  Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady on limited comparable sales.  Slaughter cows and bulls made
up 2 percent, 1 percent replacements, and 97 percent feeders.  Feeder supply consisted of 48 percent steers and bulls, 52 percent heifers.
Approximately 60 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

  **This was the last auction of the year.  Next auction will be on Monday January 8th, 2018.**

   Steers:  Medium and Large 1 lot 350 lbs 189.00; 400-450 lbs 161.00-172.00; few 525 lbs 140.50; few 663 lb calves 140.00, few 661 lbs fleshy
128.00; few 758 lb calves 128.00; few 805 lbs 139.00; loads 898 lbs 144.35.
   Medium and Large 1-2 few 297 lbs 194.50; 300-400 lbs 163.50-170.00; 400-500 lbs 135.00-142.00; few 535 lbs 139.50.
   Medium and Large 2  450-500 lbs 125.00-129.00; few 598 lbs 113.00.
   Holstein Steers:  Large 3 few 422 lbs 65.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 few 468 lbs 152.00; few 521 lbs147.00; few 632 lbs 120.00; 700-750 lbs 106.00-116.00; few 850 lbs
100.00.
   Medium and Large 1-2 few 479 lbs 119.00.

   Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 few 354 lbs 154.00; 400-500 lbs 130.00-159.00; 500-600 lbs 124.00-128.50; few 633 lb calves 119.00; few 686 lbs
136.00, few 657 lbs full 126.00; lot 785 lbs 132.50, few 770 lb calves 117.00.
   Medium and Large 1-2  300-350 lbs 155.50-156.00; 400-450 lbs 130.00; few 500 lbs 121.00; few 680 lbs full 104.00; loads 768 lbs 136.00; lot
802 lbs 123.50.
   Medium and Large 2 few 257 lbs 150.00; few 397 lbs 135.00; few 490 lbs 122.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
       Percent Lean   Weight    Avg Dressing    Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing
Breaking  75-80    1300-1500    51.50
Boning    80-85    1000-1300    52.50                         45.00
Lean      85-90     800-1200    53.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2          1515-1785 lbs   67.00-73.00
                        Low Dressing  individual   1835 lbs   62.00

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2 Young 1000-1100 lbs 1-6 months bred 785.00-1025.00; Aged 1200-1400 lbs 3-9 months bred 1000.00-1100.00; Short and Solid Mouth to Broken Mouth 900-1100 lbs 3-9 months bred 625.00-875.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2  Aged individual 1200 lbs w/150 lb calf 1175.00; Broken Mouth individual 1100 lbs w/150 lb calf 900.00
per pair.

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