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4/23/2015 3:15 PM
By Associated Press

SA—LS150
San Angelo, TX Thu Apr 23, 2015 USDA Market News
Producers Livestock Auction Co Report, San Angelo, Texas
Special Cow Sale in conjunction with Cattle and Calf Auction:
Close and Weekly:
Total Receipts: 1294 Last Week: 1400 Year Ago: 678
Compared to last week feeder steers and heifers steady. Slaughter
cows and slaughter bulls firm. Stock cows and pairs firm. Trading
fairly active, demand good. Supply included 15 percent slaughter cows,
1 percent slaughter bulls, 59 percent feeders, 25 percent stock cows and
pairs ? of the feeders 55 percent were steers and bulls ? 50 percent
weighed over 600 lbs.
FEEDER STEERS:
Medium and Large 1 385 lbs 320.00; 500-600 lbs 272.00-287.00; 600-650
lbs 238.00-244.00.
Medium and Large 1-2 300-400 lbs 302.00-308.00; 400-500 lbs 290.00-
294.00; 500-600 lbs 248.00-266.00; 600-700 lbs 218.00-228.00; 700-800 lbs
200.00-208.00; 800-900 lbs 191.00-201.00.
Medium and Large 2 400-500 lbs 258.00-285.00; 500-600 lbs 230.00-
241.00; 600-700 lbs 210.00-218.00; 700-800 lbs 179.00-198.00; 800-900 lbs
181.00-186.50; 1002 lbs 161.00.
FEEDER BULLS:
Medium and Large 2 500-600 lbs 210.00-216.00; 600-700 lbs 192.00-
203.00; 700-800 lbs 180.00-192.00; 800-900 lbs 164.00-171.00.
FEEDER HEIFERS:
Medium and Large 1 265 lbs 320.00.
Medium and Large 1-2 300-400 lbs 292.00-295.00; 500-600 lbs 224.00-
240.00; 600-700 lbs 212.00-226.00; 700-800 lbs 188.00-197.00.
Medium and Large 2 340 lbs 265.00; 400-500 lbs 230.00-265.00; 500-
600 lbs 190.00-220.00; 600-700 lbs 190.00-211.00; 700-850 lbs 173.00-
180.00.
SLAUGHTER COWS:
%Lean weight avg dress hi-dress low-dress
Breakers 75-80 1225-1575 lbs 102.00-111.00
Boners 80-85 950-1450 lbs 110.00-119.00 128.00
Lean 85-90 850-1250 lbs 107.00-113.00 95.00-105.00
85-90 600-900 lbs 83.00-94.00
SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1 1450-2525 lbs 140.00-150.00; low-dressing
1200-1800 lbs 122.00-139.00.
PREGNANCY TESTED STOCK COWS AND HEIFERS: All sold by the head.
Medium and Large 1 heifers (3-4 months bred) 2100.00-2250.00.
baby tooth (7-8 months bred) 2800.00.
(4 months bred) 2350.00.
solid mouth (6-8 months bred) 2100.00-2600.00.
(4-6 months bred) 2100.00-2400.00.
Medium and Large 1-2 heifers (4-6 months bred) 1750.00-1850.00.
solid mouth (4-6 months bred) 1750.00-2050.00.
Medium and Large 2 1250.00-1850.00.
COW/CALF PAIRS: All sold by the pair. All have 200-450 lbs calves.
Medium and Large 1 first calf cows 3500.00.
baby tooth cows 3100.00-3200.00.
solid mouth cows 3050.00-3300.00.
Medium and Large 1-2 first calf cows 2650.00-2700.00.
solid mouth cows 2825.00.
short solid 2500.00-2625.00.
Medium and Large 2 1825.00-2250.00.
OPEN HEIFERS AND COWS:
Medium and Large 1 heifers 1500.00-1850.00.
baby tooth (835-940 lbs) 155.00-170.00 cwt.
STOCKER AND FEEDER COWS:
Medium and Large 1-2 (young) 800-875 lbs 168.00-169.00 cwt; (young and
middle age) 800-1050 lbs 142.00-150.00 cwt; (middle age) 850-1300 lbs
121.00-142.00 cwt; (thin &/or aged) 1000-1200 lbs 104.00-119.00 cwt.
BREEDING BULLS: 1900.00-2850.00 per head.
Source: USDA Market News Service, San Angelo, Texas
Rebecca Sauder 325-653-1778
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