Cattle Market Report

Lampasas Cattle Auction’s weekly sale took place here on Wednesday with 545 head coming through the auction ring. That was just a bit down from last week’s 586 head but way up from the 312 head recorded last year at this time.

Prices were steady on feeder cattle but down about $2-$3 lower on slaughter cattle.

Feeder Steers                              Feeder Heifers

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200-300lbs   $1.60-$1.90/lb    200-300lbs   $1.35-$1.62/lb

300-400lbs   $1.52-$1.86/lb    300-400lbs   $1.41-$1.64/lb

400-500lbs   $1.44-$1.78/lb    400-500lbs   $1.29-$1.55/lb

500-600lbs   $1.30-$1.71/lb    500-600lbs   $1.20-$1.63/lb

600-700lbs   $1.20-$1.56/lb    600-700lbs   $1.18-$1.28/lb

700-800lbs   $1.16-$1.28/lb   700-800lbs   $ 1.13-$1.24/lb

           Slaughter Cows                         Slaughter Bulls

Under 800lbs  $.20-$.32 /lb    1000-1300lbs  $.49-$.68/lb

 800-1100lbs   $.33-$.45/lb    1300-2100lbs   $.59-$.83/lb

1100-1300lbs  $.46-$.57/lb     Replacements – No Test

 Replacement Cows                                         Baby Tooth to 5 yr olds $910-$1230/hd

Solid mouth cows – No Test

Cow/Calf Pairs and Bred Replacements     Young to Mid-age cows with calves $950-$1140/pr

Aged Cows with calves – No test