Cattle Market Report

At Wednesday's sale at Lampasas Cattle Auction the run was down from last week, with 311 head coming through the ring compared to 401 the week before and down from the 413 head on the same day last year.

Compared to the last sale feeder steer were $3-$5 lower, while feeder heifers were $5-$6 lower. Slaughter cows and bulls were down $2-$3 lower.

     Steers Avg - Top                      Heifers Avg - Top

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

300 – 400 lbs 1.39 – 1.63/lb      300 – 400 lbs 1.22 – 1.36/lb

400 – 500 lbs 1.23 – 1.59/lb      400 – 500 lbs 1.09 – 1.40/lb

500 – 600 lbs 1.10 – 1.38/lb      500 – 600 lbs 1.08 – 1.51/lb

600 - 700 lbs    .98 – 1.18/lb      600 - 700 lbs1.03 – 1.34/Lb

700 – 800 lbs 1.00 – 1.17/lb      700 – 800 lbs1.01 – 1.12/lb

   Slaughter Cows                      Slaughter Bulls

Under 800 lbs.30 - .47/lb      1000 – 1300 lbs    No Test

800 – 1100 lbs .48 - .59/lb      1300 – 2100 lbs   .77 -.83/Lb

1100 –1300 lbs .60 -.70/lb

Bred Replacement Cows      No Test                              

Cow/Calf Pairs-   No Test on aged cows                       Mid-age Cow/calf pairs were quoted at $1, 920/pair