Cattle Market Report

 At Wednesday's sale at Lampasas Cattle Auction the run was down just a bit from the last week, with 401 head coming through the ring compared to 450 the week before and down from the 481 head on the same day last year. Compared to the last sale feeders were $7-$10 higher, while slaughter cows were down $4-$5 and bulls steady to $3 lower. Steers Avg - Top Heifers Avg - Top 200 – 300 lbs No Test 200 – 300 lbs No Test 300 – 400 lbs 1.41 – 1.66/lb 300 – 400 lbs 1.19 – 1.49/lb 400 – 500 lbs 1.36 – 1.60/lb 400 – 500 lbs 1.18 – 1.70/lb 500 – 600 lbs 1.22 – 1.41/lb 500 – 600 lbs 1.13 – 1.28/lb 600 - 700 lbs 1.11 – 1.22/lb 600 - 700 lbs 1.06 – 1.16/Lb 700 – 800 lbs 1.10 – 1.19/lb 700 – 800 lbs 1.02 – 1.11/lb Slaughter Cows Slaughter Bulls Under 800 lbs .31 - .43/lb 1000 – 1300 lbs .60 - .66 800 – 1100 lbs .44 - .62/lb 1300 – 2100 lbs .79 - .85/Lb 1100 – 1300 lbs .63 - .74/lb Bred Replacement Cows Baby Tooth to 5 Yr Old $1,175 - $1,300 Solid Mouth NO TEST Cow/Calf Pairs - No Test