Decatur Livestock Market
MARKET REPORT
Consignments from February 1, 2016, from 262 sellers were 1436 head including: 19 Bulls, 200 Cows, 33 Calves, 122 Longhorns, 292 Stocker Heifers, 447 Stocker Bulls/Steers, 97 Feeder Heifers, 226 Feeder Steers. Average price = $834. Last sale = $882. A year ago = $1260. The national market reported feeder steers mostly steady with last week and calves $1-$2 higher. Except for 4 weight steers, your local market had strong advances on steers reflecting a good number of weaned cattle. 6 weight steers had double digit gains and 7 weights up to $7.50 higher. Light weight heifer calves backed off $1.50-$2.50 with 6-8 weights steady to $1.50 higher. A few more bred cows offered with good demand. Most pairs were older cows with prices $25-$30 higher than last week. Packer prices $1.00-$2.50 higher.  Our 24th annual “Bringing in the Green” special sale is scheduled for Saturday, April 9. Consignments are open so call today to consign your cattle (940-627-5599).
STEERS HEIFERS
WEIGHT LOW HIGH WT/AVG WEIGHT LOW HIGH WT/AVG
200-299 115 285 184.00 200-299 110 230 173.54
300-399 100 252.5 207.30 300-399 97 217.5 173.32
400-499 87 217 176.42 400-499 70 187.5 162.40
500-599 90 210 169.73 500-599 105 182.5 156.68
600-699 85 185 161.03 600-699 93 157 142.17
700-799 110 157.5 150.00 700-799 79 142.5 122.19
800-899 NT NT NT 800-899 107.5 138 128.35
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 200-299 140 195 180.83
300-399 140 205 172.50 300-399 105 235 176.17
400-499 80 202.5 161.83 400-499 70 185 145.40
500-599 81 145 95.00 500-599 82.5 110 100.42
600-699 NT NT NT 600-699 NT NT NT
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
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PAIRS PREGNANCY TESTED
PRICE RG LAST WEEK PRICE RG LAST WEEK
YOUNG NT NT YOUNG 1275-2025 1075-2050
MID-AGE NT NT MID-AGE 1425-1850 NT
LOW HIGH AVERAGE
COWS UNDER 1100#'s 60 97.5 66.98
COWS OVER 1100#'s 64.5 91 76.25
FEEDER BULLS 131 140
HIGH YIELD GRADE BULLS (1400 LBS +) NT NT
LOW YIELD GRADE BULLS (1400 LBS +) 89 98
BABY CALVES UNDER 100 LBS 290 410
100 - 200 LB CALVES 360 500
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
**Sold in Weaned Segment
**Aaron Hughes, Decatur, 270# @ $ 285.00 **Michael Elkins, Decatur, 285# @ $ 230.00
**Clint Akins, Aubrey, 7 Hd Deal, 342# @ $ 245.00 **Clint Akins, Aubrey, 9 Hd Deal, 326# @ $ 217.50
**Charles Goodwin, Alvord, 465# @ $ 216.00 **Michael Elkins, Decatur, 420# @ $ 187.50
**Michael Elkins, Decatur, 530# @ $ 210.00 **Kerry Schertz, Sanger, 6 Hd Deal, 523# @ $ 170.00
Scott Gandy, Denton, 2 Hd Deal, 607# @ $ 185.00 **Charles Goodwin, Alvord, 675# @ $ 153.50
**Lawrence Stenzel, Decatur, 2 Hd Deal, 705# @ $ 157.50 **Carla Smith, Burleson, 2 Hd Deal, 740# @ $ 139.00
Eric Farrell, Weatherford, 3 Hd Deal, 810# @ $ 138.00
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