The Cattle Market Report

Lampasas Cattle Auction’s weekly sale took place yesterday here and 630 head were on hand, up from the 544 head of the last sale and the 483 head a year ago at this time.

Feeder steers and heifers were $5-$7 higher per hundredweight, and slaughter cows were $5-$6 cheaper. There was no test on slaughter bulls.

Feeder Steers                             Feeder Heifers

200-300lbs $1.72-$2.08/lb          200-300lbs $1.39-$1.78/lb

300-400lbs $1.76-$2.18/lb          300-400lbs $1.44-$1.80/lb

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400-500lbs $1.55-$1.91/lb          400-500lbs $1.42-$1.69/lb

500-600lbs $1.44-$1.77/lb          500-600lbs $1.34-$1.82/lb

600-700lbs $1.36-$1.60/lb          600-700lbs $1.23-$1.38/lb

700-800lbs $1.31-$1.44/lb          700-800lbs $.98-$1.24/lb

Slaughter Cows                         Slaughter Bulls

Under 800lbs .20-.30/lb              1000-1300lbs:  NO TEST

800-1100lbs .  31-.42/lb              1300-2100lbs: . NO TEST

1100-1300lbs .43-.56/lb              Replacements:  NO TEST

Bred Replacement Cows

Baby Tooth & Solid Mouth Cows: NO TEST

Cow/Calf Pairs

Young to Middle Age w/ Baby – 300 lb. Calf:  $1170-$1750/ pair

Aged cows w/Baby – 300  lb. Calf: NO TEST