Decatur Livestock Market
MARKET REPORT
Consignments from April 21, 2014, from 145 sellers were 732 head including: 15 Bulls, 155 Cows, 24 Calves, 91 Longhorns, 168 Stocker Heifers, 185 Stocker Bulls/Steers, 37 Feeder Heifers, 58 Feeder Bulls/Steers. Average price = $932. Last sale = $1013. A year ago = $738. Heavy rain Sunday kept several consignors from bringing in cattle so selection was somewhat limited. 75% of calves were 3-5 weights mostly right off their mamas. Steer prices higher than last week, heifers took couple of steps back. Packer prices on high yielding 1200#-1600# cows $5-$6 higher. Bred cows and pairs fully steady with strong demand.  Early consignments for next week include 25 Charolais X cows, pairs or longbred to Red Angus bulls. 33 Red Angus cows with Charolais sired calves. 12-15 Black with cows with Angus sired calves, 4-6 year old with mostly January-March calves. 15 Mixed 4-6 year old cows, longbred or pairs, coming off wheat.
STEERS HEIFERS
WEIGHT LOW HIGH WT/AVG WEIGHT LOW HIGH WT/AVG
200-299 105 260 187.65 200-299 150 270 216.98
300-399 190 255 220.98 300-399 116 232.5 204.18
400-499 97.5 225 206.64 400-499 95 215 196.25
500-599 96 217 189.93 500-599 75 202.5 173.01
600-699 120 197.5 180.86 600-699 105 180 149.69
700-799 155 180 170.43 700-799 120 160 142.65
800-899 NT NT NT 800-899 121 140 130.41
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
300-399 110 182.5 145.83 300-399 NT NT NT
400-499 107.5 115 111.25 400-499 100 130 117.65
500-599 100 123 116.45 500-599 96 122 107.31
600-699 95 127.5 114.45 600-699 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 1500-1800 1325-1900 YOUNG 1200-1660 1225-1625
MID-AGE 1660-1925 1675-1950 MID-AGE 1300-1675 1180-1600
LOW HIGH AVERAGE
COWS UNDER 1100#'s 86 127 97.07
COWS OVER 1100#'s 91 114 104.01
FEEDER BULLS 167 177.5
YIELD GRADE 1 & 2 (1400-2000) 124 127
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
Rafter B Cattle, Springtown, 2 Hd Deal, 220# @ $ 260.00 Bobby Ralls, Weatherford, 220# @ $ 270.00
Guadalupe Acevedo, Denton, 305# @ $ 255.00 Guadalupe Acevedo, Denton, 3 Hd Deal, 316# @ $ 232.50
DNR Farms, Bridgeport, 4 Hd Deal, 423# @ $ 225.00 Jody Henderson, Decatur, 2 Hd Deal, 407# @ $ 215.00
DNR Farms, Bridgeport, 505# @ $ 215.00 B & M Cattle, Springtown, 510# @ $ 202.50
Don Denman, Lipan, 4 Hd Deal, 623# @ $ 197.50 H R Pruett, Decatur, 635# @ $ 180.00
H R Pruett, Decatur, 3 Hd Deal, 701# @ $ 180.00 Andrew Paulson, Springtown, 760# @ $ 160.00
Joe Ross Irwin, Krum, 860# @ $ 140.00
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