Tulia Weekly Livestock Auction
AM_LS126  
Amarillo, TX    Thu, Dec 07, 2017    USDA Market News 

Tulia Livestock Auction, Inc. - Tulia, TX - Thursday � 12/07/2017

Receipts:  1411    Last Week:  2759    Year Ago:  2541
 
   Compared to last week:  Feeder steers and heifers sold 5.00 to 9.00 
lower.  Trade activity and demand were moderate.  CME futures struggled 
throughout the week and negotiated cash fat cattle traded lower causing 
feeder cattle prices and receipts to decline.  Slaughter cows and bulls 
made up 3 percent, less than 2 percent replacements, and 95 percent 
feeders.  Feeder supply consisted of 55 percent steers and bulls, 45 
percent heifers.  Near 76 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

   Steers:  Medium and Large 1 few 378 lbs 175.00; 400-500 lbs 161.00-
174.00; 500-600 lbs 148.00-166.00; 600-700 lbs 150.00-150.50, calves 
146.00, fleshy 121.00; 700-750 lbs 149.00-154.25, fleshy 128.50; lot 764 
lb calves 140.00; 800-850 lbs 140.00-146.50; 900-1000 lbs 129.00-132.00.
   Medium and Large 1-2 few 536 lbs fleshy 132.50; few 554 lbs full 
128.00; lot 629 lb calves 144.00, 600-700 lbs fleshy 120.00-125.00; 800-
900 lbs 136.00-141.75.  
   Medium and Large 2 few 678 lb calves 127.00; 700-800 lbs 120.00, few 
fleshy 110.00; lot 838 lbs 125.00. 

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 few 393 lbs 164.00; 450-500 lbs 
149.00-173.00; 550-600 lbs 125.00-140.00; few 869 lbs 95.50.
   Medium and Large 1-2 few 560 lbs 124.50.

   Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 few 394 lbs 159.00; 400-500 lbs 140.00-
155.50; 500-600 lbs 132.00-146.00; 600-700 lbs 140.50-143.00, calves 
135.00; 700-800 lbs 134.50-137.50, calves 129.00-132.00, fleshy 114.00; 
lot 808 lbs 134.00.
   Medium and Large 1-2  500-600 lbs 125.00-130.00; lot 620 lb calves 
129.25, 600-700 lbs fleshy 114.50-117.00, few 689 lbs full 125.00; load 
774 lbs 137.00; load 818 lbs 137.50.
   Medium and Large 2 few 433 lbs 136.00. 

   Slaughter Cows:      
       Percent Lean   Weight    Avg Dressing    Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing 
Breaking  75-80    1300-1600    49.25-50.00                   45.00-47.50                                
Boning    80-85    1000-1350    50.00-53.00                   45.00-47.50  
Lean      85-90     800-1200                                  45.00-47.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2          1805-1880 lbs   65.00-70.00
                        Low Dressing          1650-1865 lbs   60.00-64.25   
   
   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2 Young 1000-1100 lbs 3-6 months bred 
725.00-800.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2 Young to Middle Aged 800-1100 
lbs w/150-200 lb calves 1075.00-1175.00 per pair. 

Source:  USDA Market News Service, Amarillo, TX
         806-356-5785 Amarillo.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov
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