Decatur Livestock Market
MARKET REPORT
Consignments from November 28, 2016, from 215 sellers were 1272 head including: 39 Bulls, 254 Cows, 33 Calves, 107 Longhorns, 216 Stocker Heifers, 423 Stocker Bulls/Steers, 69 Feeder Heifers, 131 Feeder Bulls/Steers. Average price = $665. Last sale = $640. A year ago = $853.  The calf market continued the positive trends of the past 4 weeks. Demand for unweaned light weights cooled off a little from last week but remains good. Buyers aggressive on weaned calves but not many to choose from today. 3-4 weight steers $7.50-$10.00 higher with 5-7 weights $3.00 higher. 4-5 weight heifers also $7.00-$10.00 higher. Overall demand for heifers higher this week. Demand for better bred cows and pairs exceeding supply.  1st Monday weaned calf segment on December 5 should be well received. Minimum requirements include 45 days weaning. To protect the credibility to the program, we require specific weaning and vaccination dates. This information is provided to the buyers so they can process the cattle properly.  Our last sale of 2016 will be December 19. First sale of 2017 will be January 9. 
STEERS HEIFERS
WEIGHT LOW HIGH WT/AVG WEIGHT LOW HIGH WT/AVG
200-299 167.5 193 179.58 200-299 130 162 150.90
300-399 109 185 153.51 300-399 95 162.5 141.30
400-499 99 182.5 145.67 400-499 110 157.5 137.02
500-599 101 155 130.81 500-599 91 138 120.82
600-699 90 135 122.13 600-699 96 124 112.92
700-799 90 124 115.50 700-799 89 120 100.77
800-899 NT NT NT 800-899 91 114 97.82
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 70 115 98.33 300-399 71 140 96.11
400-499 59 86 68.75 400-499 65 145 91.90
500-599 53 87.5 64.69 500-599 NT NT NT
600-699 55 94 68.00 600-699 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 NT 1225-1630 YOUNG NT 980-1475
MID-AGE 1300-1650 1275-1850 MID-AGE 950-1500 960-1450
LOW HIGH AVERAGE
COWS UNDER 1100#'s 37.5 57 49.77
COWS OVER 1100#'s 46.5 63.5 55.80
FEEDER BULLS 101 112
HIGH YIELD GRADE BULLS (1400 LBS +) 80 84
LOW YIELD GRADE BULLS (1400 LBS +) 65 77
BABY CALVES UNDER 100 LBS NT NT
100 - 200 LB CALVES NT NT
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
Camden Vaught, Bridgeport, 245# @ $ 195.00 Johnathan Fennell, Alvord, 265# @ $ 162.00
Kris Handlon, Decatur, 355# @ $ 185.00 Marilyn Greenroy, Bowie, 300# @ $ 162.50
Duff Maddox, Aledo, 405# @ $ 182.50 Marilyn Greenroy, Bowie, 410# @ $ 157.50
J P Hancock, Decatur, 500# @ $ 155.00 Les Dickson, Montague, 510# @ $ 138.00
J P Hancock, Decatur, 4 Hd Deal, 623# @ $ 135.00 Ricky Schertz, Sanger, 600# @ $ 124.00
Chance Slater, Sanger, 4 Hd Deal, 761# @ $ 124.00 Richard Bost, Boyd, 720# @ $ 120.00
Max Lindsey, Rhome, 2 Hd Deal, 817# @ $ 114.00
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