At Wednesday’s sale at Lampasas Cattle Auction, there were 593 head through the ring, down from the 1144 of last week and up from the 556 head last year.
Feeder steers and heifers were steady to weak on quality calves and $5 to $7 lower on lesser quality. Slaughter cows were steady and bulls steady to weak.
Feeder Steers Feeder Heifers
200-300lbs No Test/lb 200-300lbs $1.45-$1.63/lb
300-400lbs $1.36-$1.72/lb 300-400lbs $1.24-$1.66/lb
400-500lbs $1.19-$1.54/lb 400-500lbs $1.16-$1.54/lb
500-600lbs $1.22-$1.50/lb 500-600lbs $1.12 $1.52/lb
600-700lbs $1.13-$1.34/lb 600-700lbs $1.01-$1.22/lb
700-800lbs $1.02-$1.31/lb 700-800lbs $ .91-$1.04/lb
Slaughter Cows Slaughter Bulls
Under 800lbs .14-.24 /lb 1000-1300lbs .32-.48/lb
800-1100lbs .25-.40 /lb 1300-2100lbs .40-.55/lb
Bred Replacement Cows $760-$1,100/hd on baby tooth to 5 yr olds
On Solid Mouth Cows – No Test
Young Cow/Calf Pairs – $1,210 to $1,360/pair No Test on aged pairs