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4/16/2015 3:45 PM
By Associated Press

SA—LS150
San Angelo, TX Thu Apr 16, 2015 USDA Market News
Producers Livestock Auction Co Report, San Angelo, Texas
Cattle and Calf Auction:
Close and Weekly:
Total Receipts: 1400 Last Week: 642 Year Ago: 1159
Compared to last week feeder steers and heifers 2.00-6.00 lower.
Slaughter cows firm; no good comparison on slaughter bulls, but higher
undertone noted. Stock cows and pairs steady. Trading and demand
moderate. Quality more attractive than last week. Supply included 4
percent slaughter cows, 1 percent slaughter bulls, 90 percent feeders,
5 percent stock cows and pairs ? of the feeders 50 percent were steers
and bulls ? 57 percent weighed over 600 lbs.
FEEDER STEERS:
Medium and Large 1 264 lbs 342.00; 300-400 lbs 330.00-340.00; 433 lbs
320.00; 500-600 lbs 270.00-282.00, few 290.00; 600-650 lbs 238.00-246.00;
700-750 lbs 214.00-220.00.
Medium and Large 1-2 343 lbs 310.00; 400-500 lbs 292.00-310.00; 500-
600 lbs 254.00-268.00; 600-700 lbs 220.00-232.00; 700-800 lbs 200.00-
209.00; 800-900 lbs 190.00-197.00.
Medium and Large 2 400-500 lbs 264.00-288.00; 500-600 lbs 232.00-
251.00; 600-700 lbs 204.00-220.00; 700-800 lbs 184.00-199.00; 800-850 lbs
186.00; 900-925 lbs 176.00-182.00.
FEEDER BULLS:
Medium and Large 2 400-500 lbs 234.00-258.00; 600-700 lbs 195.00-
202.00; 700-750 lbs 176.00-178.00; 800-900 lbs 164.00-182.00.
FEEDER HEIFERS:
Medium and Large 1 272 lbs 350.00; 300-400 lbs 300.00; 400-500 lbs
286.00-290.00; 500-600 lbs 245.00-254.00; 700-750 lbs 200.00-204.00.
Medium and Large 1-2 380 lbs 295.00; 400-500 lbs 268.00-275.00; 500-
600 lbs 226.00-240.00; 600-700 lbs 218.00-226.00; 700-800 lbs 188.00-
197.00.
Medium and Large 2 360 lbs 274.00; 400-500 lbs 230.00-264.00; 500-
600 lbs 196.00-226.00; 600-700 lbs 187.00-218.00; 700-850 lbs 161.00-
185.00.
SLAUGHTER COWS:
%Lean weight avg dress hi-dress low-dress
Breakers 75-80 1300-1575 lbs 102.00-110.00
Boners 80-85 950-1450 lbs 110.00-119.00
Lean 85-90 850-1250 lbs 106.00-111.00 91.00-104.00
85-90 600-900 lbs 89.00-91.00
SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1 1450-1950 lbs 141.00-149.00; low-dressing
1200-1800 lbs 130.00-138.00.
PREGNANCY TESTED STOCK COWS AND HEIFERS: All sold by the head.
Medium and Large 1
Medium and Large 1-2 2050.00-2250.00.
Medium and Large 2 1250.00-2000.00.
COW/CALF PAIRS: All sold by the pair. All have 200-450 lbs calves.
Medium and Large 1
Medium and Large 1-2 2650.00-2775.00.
Medium and Large 2 2025.00-2250.00.
STOCKER AND FEEDER COWS:
Medium and Large 1-2 (young) 9250 lbs 169.00; (young and middle age)
800-1150 lbs 146.00-160.00 cwt; (middle age) 850-1300 lbs no test;
(thin &/or aged) 1000-1200 lbs 108.00-118.00 cwt.
Source: USDA Market News Service, San Angelo, Texas
Rebecca Sauder 325-653-1778
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