Cattle Market Report

At Wednesday's sale at Lampasas Cattle Auction the run was down a few head from last week with 503 head coming through the ring compared to 587 the week before and well down from the 661 head on the same day last year. Compared to the last sale feeder steers were $2-$3 higher, feeder heifers $2-$3 lower and slaughter cows and bulls were steady to weak..
Steers Avg - Top Heifers Avg - Top
200 – 300 lbs No Test 200 – 300 lbs No Test
300 – 400 lbs 1.39 – 1.61/lb 300 – 400 lbs 1.01 – 1.28/lb
400 – 500 lbs 1.20 – 1.51/lb 400 – 500 lbs 1.00 – 1.19/lb
500 – 600 lbs 1.03 – 1.25/lb 500 – 600 lbs .93 – 1.18/lb
600 - 700 lbs .98 – 1.13/lb 600 - 700 lbs .91 – 1.14/Lb
700 – 800 lbs .98 – 1.06/lb 700 – 800 lbs .88 – .92/lb
Slaughter Cows Slaughter Bulls
Under 800 lbs .35 - .42/lb 1000 – 1300 lbs NO TEST
800 – 1100 lbs .43 - .56/lb 1300 – 2100 lbs .57 - .75/Lb
1100 –1300 lbs.57 - .68/lb
Bred Replacement Cows
Young to middle age: 1290-1390/hd
Aged cows: No test
Cow/Calf Pairs - No Test