Tulia Weekly Livestock Auction
AM_LS126  
Amarillo, TX    Thu, Aug 17, 2017    USDA Market News 

Tulia Livestock Auction, Inc. - Tulia, TX - Thursday � 08/17/2017

Receipts:  1393    Last Week:  1437    Year Ago:  1601
 
   Compared to last week:  Feeder steers and heifers sold mostly steady 
to 3.00 lower.  Trade activity was slow to moderate on moderate demand.  
Panhandle remains wet from recent rains and hampered cattle movement.  
Slaughter cows and bulls sold mostly steady.  Slaughter cows and bulls 
made up 3 percent, 1 percent replacements and 96 percent feeders.  Feeder 
supply consisted of 67 percent steers and bulls, 33 percent heifers.  
Near 72 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

   Steers:  Medium and Large 1 few 375 lbs 174.00; 400-500 lbs 155.00-
170.00; 500-550 lbs 146.50-153.00; 600-650 lb calves 144.00-145.00; 700-
800 lbs 143.00-145.25, 700-750 lb calves 134.00-140.00; loads 888 lbs 
133.00; load 1052 lbs 117.00.
   Medium and Large 1-2 lot 545 lbs 147.00; lot 712 lbs 141.50; few 797 
lb calves 125.50; loads 803 lbs 136.50.
   Medium and Large 2 few 621 lbs 125.00.
 
   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 few 448 lbs 158.00; few 589 lbs 
134.00; 700-750 lbs 115.00-120.00.
   Medium and Large 1-2 few 596 lbs 134.00. 

   Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 152.25-156.00; 400-500 lbs 
143.50-156.00; 500-600 lbs 130.00-146.00; lot 649 lb calves 126.50; 650-
700 lbs 139.25-139.75.  
   Medium and Large 1-2 few 545 lbs 131.50; few 669 lbs 135.00; few 714 
lbs full 124.00; load 756 lbs 131.00. 

   Slaughter Cows:      
       Percent Lean   Weight    Avg Dressing    Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing 
Breaking  75-80    1300-1700    69.50-72.50                   65.00-67.50
Boning    80-85    1000-1500    70.50-74.50                   66.50-70.00
Lean      85-90     800-1200    70.00-73.50                   65.00-69.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2          1800-2145 lbs   89.50-93.50
                        Low Dressing    individual 1735 lbs   82.50 

   Bred Cows:  Young to Short and Solid Mouth 1000-1400 lbs 1-6 months 
bred 875.00-1150.00, Middle Aged individual 1150 lbs 6-9 months bred 
1425.00; Broken Mouth 1100-1300 lbs 1-6 months bred 750.00-825.00 per 
head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs: Young to Middle Aged 1000-1300 w/200-300 lb calves 
1325.00-1550.00 per pair. 

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