Decatur Livestock Market
MARKET REPORT
Consignments from July 21, 2014, from 233 sellers were 1140 head including: 20 Bulls, 193 Cows, 41 Calves, 111 Longhorns, 233 Stocker Heifers, 307 Stocker Bulls/Steers, 81 Feeder Heifers, 157 Feeder Bulls/Steers. Average price = $1119. Last sale = $1122. A year ago = $773. The recent rains across the area that provided run off for tanks and moisture for forage pushed prices on pairs and bred cows higher with packer cattle providing a firm foundation $2-$3/cwt higher. Prices on stockers and feeders traced quality with higher prices on feeders. Early consignments for next week include 17 pairs and 3 longbred fancy set of Black Angus + cattle. Calves sired by Hereford or Angus bulls. Bought out of our April special sale as bred heifers. Running back with Red Angus bull.
STEERS HEIFERS
WEIGHT LOW HIGH WT/AVG WEIGHT LOW HIGH WT/AVG
200-299 180 330 264.32 200-299 190 285 243.44
300-399 100 335 253.75 300-399 200 295 235.89
400-499 110 272.5 232.84 400-499 82.5 245 217.35
500-599 105 250 215.05 500-599 80 230 206.63
600-699 138 237 204.59 600-699 100 215 194.47
700-799 120 210 183.98 700-799 150 207 178.82
800-899 155 193 185.08 800-899 147 175 167.39
900-999 NT NT NT 900-999 NT NT NT
LONGHORNS
STEERS HEIFERS
WEIGHT LOW HIGH WT/AVG WEIGHT LOW HIGH WT/AVG
200-299 NT NT NT 200-299 NT NT NT
300-399 170 190 180.00 300-399 105 195 161.67
400-499 127 157.5 137.89 400-499 115 165 139.75
500-599 100 150 132.50 500-599 95 147.5 126.78
600-699 117 148 142.35 600-699 117 137.5 126.57
700-799 NT NT NT 700-799 NT NT NT
800-899 NT NT NT 800-899 NT NT NT
900-999 NT NT NT 900-999 NT NT NT
PAIRS PREGNANCY TESTED
PRICE RG LAST WEEK PRICE RG LAST WEEK
YOUNG 2350-3000 NT YOUNG 1300-1900 NT
MID-AGE 1650-2950 1550-2450 MID-AGE 1450-2050 1250-1825
LOW HIGH AVERAGE
COWS UNDER 1100#'s 93 155 111.99
COWS OVER 1100#'s 101 133 117.82
FEEDER BULLS 169 197.5
YIELD GRADE 1 & 2 (1400-2000) 141 154
BABY CALVES UNDER 100 LBS NT NT
100 - 200 LB CALVES 490 650
Our mailing address is:  2473 N FM 51, Decatur, TX  76234
Phone:  940-627-5599  Fax:  940-627-1434
Some of the Higher Selling Cattle
Kenny Hudson, Bridgeport, 295# @ $ 330.00 Curtis Benson, Euless, 245# @ $ 280.00
Casey Shelstad, Poolville, 300# @ $ 335.00 D A Hasty, Springtown, 310# @ $ 295.00
Anita Gardner, 440# @ $ 272.50 Dale Shults, Forestburg, 425# @ $ 242.50
Susie Holloway, Justin, 2 Hd Deal, 505# @ $ 250.00 Bennie King, Decatur, 500# @ $ 230.00
Calvin Lang, Krum, 2 Hd Deal, 630# @ $ 237.00 Susie Holloway, Justin, 605# @ $ 215.00
Brian Gray, Justin, 700# @ $ 210.00 Steve Hurlbert, Weatherford, 730# @ $ 207.00
M C Brister, Ft Worth, 4 Hd Deal, 808# @ $ 193.00 Gilbert Horton, Bridgeport, 4 Hd Deal, 839# @ $ 175.00
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