Tulia Weekly Livestock Auction
AM_LS126  
Amarillo, TX    Thu, Oct 11, 2018    USDA Market News 

Tulia Livestock Auction, Inc. - Tulia, TX - Thursday � 10/11/2018

Receipts:  1150    Last Week:  2275    Year Ago:  3211
 
   Compared to last week:  Yearling steers and heifers sold mostly steady 
with instances 4.00 higher.  Stocker calves sold with a lower undertone.  
Trade activity was light to moderate on moderate demand.  The trading 
area received a substantial amount of rainfall making for muddy 
conditions but benefitted local wheat pastures.  Slaughter cows and bulls 
traded steady.  Slaughter cows and bulls made up 6 percent, 0 percent 
replacements, and 94 percent feeders.  Feeder supply consisted of 82 
percent steers and bulls, 18 percent heifers.  Approximately 71 percent 
of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

   NOTICE:  Effective Thursday October 18, 2018, this report will be 
discontinued.  Feeder cattle will be published in a weighted average 
format, slaughter cattle in table format and replacement cattle in 
paragraph format.  Please view new format at 
https://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/am_ls752.txt.  If you have questions 
or concerns, please contact the Market Reporting Supervisor at 405-232-
5425 or 806-356-5785.

   Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 173.00-174.50; 500-600 lbs 
145.00-169.00; 600-650 lb calves 147.50-148.50; 650-700 lbs 161.00-
164.00; 700-750 lbs 156.00-161.50, loads 712 lbs fancy 168.25; lot 770 
lbs 153.50; couple 975 lbs 126.00.
   Medium and Large 1-2  450-500 lbs 145.00-164.00; few 537 lbs 147.00; 
600-650 lb calves 141.00-147.00; few 775 lbs 134.00.
   Medium and Large 2 few 718 lbs 139.00. 

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 few 540 lbs 130.00.

   Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 lot 366 lbs 168.00; 400-500 lbs 145.50-
160.00; 500-550 lbs 139.00-157.00; lot 610 lb calves 125.00; lot 700 lbs 
fleshy 137.50.
   Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 140.00; 500-600 lbs 128.00-139.00; 
few 604 lbs 140.00; 700-750 lbs full 120.00-124.00.
 
   Slaughter Cows:      
       Percent Lean   Weight    Avg Dressing    Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing
Breaking  75-80    1300-1600       50.00                                
Boning    80-85    1000-1300    47.50-50.00        55.00         42.50                        
Lean      85-90     900-1200       45.00                         42.50   

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2         
                        Low Dressing               1200 lbs   62.50      

Source:  USDA Market News Service, Amarillo, TX
         806-356-5785 Amarillo.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/AM_LS126.txt
         www.ams.usda.gov/lsmarketnews  

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