Cattle Market Report

Lampasas Cattle Auction had 594 head through the ring on Wednesday, up from last sale’s 309 and a year ago’s 313. Compared to last sale, lightweight feeders were $12-$15 higher, heavyweight feeders were $3-$5 higher and slaughter cattle were steady to $2 higher..

Steers                                           Heifers

200-300 lbsNo Test                200-300 lbs No Test

300-400 lbs $1.56 -$2.00/lb    300-400 lbs $1.35-$1.54/lb

400-500 lbs $1.43-$1.84/lb     400-500 lbs $1.32-$1.71/lb

500-600 lbs $1.29-$1.58/lb     500-600 lbs $1.24-$1.34/lb

600-700 lbs $1.29-$1.48/lb     600-700 lbs $1.20-$1.29/lb

700-800 lbs $1.21-$1.37/lb     700-800 lbs $1.22-$1.37/lb

Slaughter Cows                         Slaughter Bulls

Under 800lbs: $.43-$.58/lb   1000-1300lbs:  No Test

800-1100lbs: $.59-$.70/lb                    1300-2100lbs: $.82-$1.04/lb

1100-1350lbs: $.71-$.82/lb   

Bred Replacement Cows – Baby tooth to 5 yr old: no test; solid mouth-$1,050-$1,300/hd.                                             

Cow/Calf Pairs – Young to middle age w/ baby $1,500-$1,825/pair; no test on aged cows w/ baby