Tulia Weekly Livestock Auction
USDA - Thu Aug 09, 7:20PM CDT
AM_LS126  
Amarillo, TX    Thu, Aug 09, 2018    USDA Market News 

Tulia Livestock Auction, Inc. - Tulia, TX - Thursday � 08/09/2018

Receipts:  1223    Last Week:  742    Year Ago:  1437
 
   Compared to last week:  Feeder steers and heifers sold 1.00 to 2.00 
lower.  Trade was moderate to active on fairly good demand.  A few 
scattered thunderstorms gave a break to the hot summer temperatures. 
Slaughter cows and bulls sold 2.00 to 4.00 lower on a limited test.  
Slaughter cows and bulls made up 2 percent, 0 percent replacements and 98 
percent feeders.  Feeder supply consisted of 69 percent steers and bulls, 
31 percent heifers.  Near 55 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

   Steers:  Medium and Large 1 few 404 lbs 178.00; lot 573 lbs 162.00; 
lot 603 lbs 159.00, 600-700 lb calves 140.00-145.00; 700-800 lbs 146.00-
150.25, few 723 lb calves 135.00; few 800 lbs fleshy 129.50.
   Medium and Large 1-2 lot 276 lbs 175.00; 400-450 lbs 160.00-168.00; 
500-600 lbs 140.00-160.00, few 526 lbs full 136.00; 600-650 lbs 145.00-
152.50; 700-800 lbs 141.50-148.50.
   Medium and Large 2 few 546 lbs 140.00. 

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 few 384 lbs 180.00.
   Medium and Large 1-2 few 394 lbs 152.00; few 459 lbs 162.00; 550-600 
lbs 126.00-128.00. 
 
   Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 135.00-148.00; 500-600 lbs 
130.00-149.00; 650-700 lbs 137.00-142.25, calves 131.50-136.50; 700-800 
lbs 130.50-134.25, few 764 lbs fleshy 125.00.
   Medium and Large 1-2  400-450 lbs 135.00�148.00; 500-600 lbs 134.00-
143.75; few 660 lbs 133.00; 700-800 lbs 126.00-130.50. 

   Slaughter Cows:      
       Percent Lean   Weight    Avg Dressing    Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing
Breaking  75-80    1300-1700       48.00                                 
Boning    80-85    1000-1300    50.00-52.75        55.00                                   
Lean      85-90     850-1200    52.00-52.50                   45.00-48.00 

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2                                     
                        Low Dressing    individual 1445 lbs   67.00

Source:  USDA Market News Service, Amarillo, TX
         806-356-5785 Amarillo.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov
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