Decatur Livestock Market
MARKET REPORT
Consignments from September 26, 2016, from 132 sellers were 880 head including: 15 Bulls, 197 Cows, 20 Calves, 79 Longhorns, 131 Stocker Heifers, 175 Stocker Bulls/Steers, 125 Feeder Heifers, 138 Feeder Bulls/Steers. Average price = $737. Last sale = $683. A year ago = $928. Compared to last week the national market quoted feeder cattle as $5-$8 lower. Steer calves steady to $5 lower and heifers $5-$10 lower. Responding to big drop in futures market as inventory level of boxed beef came in higher than expected. Your local market went the other way with 5-7 weight heifers $2-$3 higher while steers had gains and losses from last week’s prices. A good turnout for dispersal of 60 head Angus cow herd which was supplemented by several smaller consignments. 1st calf pairs sold in $1700-$1900 range.  Our 1st Monday weaned calf segment will be October 3 Consignments open for our 24th annual “Fall Roundup” Special Replacement sale, Saturday, October 29. Call 940-627-5599 to consign your cattle.
STEERS HEIFERS
WEIGHT LOW HIGH WT/AVG WEIGHT LOW HIGH WT/AVG
200-299 NT NT NT 200-299 86 155 140.44
300-399 103 177.5 161.53 300-399 102.5 147.5 127.69
400-499 101 182 142.12 400-499 94 138 127.22
500-599 106 143 133.54 500-599 90 128 118.24
600-699 99 131 120.43 600-699 105 126 118.77
700-799 111 120.25 118.42 700-799 97 120.5 110.01
800-899 114 115 114.71 800-899 94 113 109.58
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
300-399 110 130 114.64 300-399 87.5 145 116.43
400-499 81 120 84.50 400-499 95 142.5 116.88
500-599 56 90 65.77 500-599 76 115 93.17
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
PAIRS PREGNANCY TESTED
PRICE RG LAST WEEK PRICE RG LAST WEEK
YOUNG 1500-1900 NT YOUNG 1150-1575 NT
MID-AGE 1300-1750 NT MID-AGE 1200-1575 NT
LOW HIGH AVERAGE
COWS UNDER 1100#'s 61 80 64.25
COWS OVER 1100#'s 61.5 72 63.81
FEEDER BULLS NT NT
HIGH YIELD GRADE BULLS (1400 LBS +) NT NT
LOW YIELD GRADE BULLS (1400 LBS +) 76 91
BABY CALVES UNDER 100 LBS NT NT
100 - 200 LB CALVES 200 460
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
Earl Trower, Azle, 255# @ $ 155.00
TRM Farm & Cattle, Ft Worth, 330# @ $ 177.50 Joe Ross Irwin, Krum, 315# @ $ 147.50
Joe Ross Irwin, Krum, 2 Hd Deal, 422# @ $ 182.00 Gene Bryan, Whitesboro, 450# @ $ 138.00
Stony Road Ranch, Krum, 7 Hd Deal, 517# @ $ 141.00 Joe Ross Irwin, Krum, 2 Hd Deal, 508# @ $ 128.00
Melton Neighbors, Alvord, 2 Hd Deal, 628# @ $ 128.00 Joe Ross Irwin, Krum, 5 Hd Deal, 632# @ $ 126.00
Melton Neighbors, Alvord, 11 Hd Deal, 725# @ $ 120.25 Allen Bingham, Decatur, 730# @ $ 120.50
Dan Maeyers, Rhome, 5 Hd Deal, 884# @ $ 115.50 Dan Maeyers, Rhome, 9 Hd Deal, 826# @ $ 113.00
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