Cattle Market Report

At Wednesday's sale at Lampasas Cattle Auction the run was way up from last week, with 587 head coming through the ring compared to 311 the week before and up from the 349 head on the same day last year.

Compared to the last sale feeders were $8-$12 higher, while slaughter cows and bulls were down $5-$7/cwt.

     Steers Avg - Top                      Heifers Avg - Top

200 – 300 lbs     No Test            200 – 300 lbs     No Test

300 – 400 lbs 1.09 – 1.60/lb      300 – 400 lbs 1.11 – 1.37/lb

400 – 500 lbs 1.12 – 1.50/lb      400 – 500 lbs 1.03 – 1.38/lb

500 – 600 lbs   .98 – 1.29/lb      500 – 600 lbs    .94 – 1.11/lb

600 - 700 lbs    .98 – 1.22/lb      600 - 700 lbs    .89 – 1.30/Lb

700 – 800 lbs   .89 – 1.10/lb      700 – 800 lbs    .91 – 1.27/lb

   Slaughter Cows                      Slaughter Bulls

Under 800 lbs.35 - .45/lb      1000 – 1300 lbs   .57 - .70/lb

800 – 1100 lbs .46 - .56/lb      1300 – 2100 lbs   .67 - .76/Lb

1100 –1300 lbs.57 - .63/lb

Bred Replacement Cows     To 5 yr olds$1025 - $1.475/hd Solid Mouth - No Test                               

Cow/Calf Pairs-   Mid-age  $1,600 - $1,960/pair  

Aged Cows $1,060 - $1,480/pair