Cattle Markets 2/6

Clovis Livestock Auction for Wednesday February 4, 2004
Receipts: 1800
Last week: 1794
Last Year: 2595
Compared to last week: Feeder steers under 500 lbs 1.00-2.00 lower; feeder steers over 500 lbs 4.00-5.00 lower; feeder heifers 4.00-5.00 lower; slaughter cows 1.00-2.00 lower; Slaughter cows and slaughter bulls 2.00 higher. Trade moderate; demand moderate. Bulk supply Medium and Large 1-2: 300-900 lbs feeder steers and 300-700 lbs heifers. Feeder steers and feeder heifers under 600 lbs accounted for 60 percent, over 600 lbs 20 percent and cows and bulls 20 percent. Steers made up approximately 65 percent and heifers 35 percent of the run.
Steers: Medium and Large 1: 200-300 lbs 136.00; 300-400 lbs 126.00-136.00; 400-500 lbs 117.00-125.00; 500-600 lbs 101.00-103.00; 700-800 lbs 87.25; 800-900 lbs 80.50; 900-1000 lbs 77.00-79.50.
Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs 120.00-124.00; 400-500 lbs 112.00; 500-600 lbs 93.00-99.00; 600-700 lbs 89.00-92.75; 700-800 lbs 85.00-87.50; 800-900 lbs 81.00-81.75.
Medium and Large 2: 300-400 lbs 115.00-117.00; 500-600 lbs 86.00-92.00; 600-700 lbs 85.00-89.00; 700-800 lbs 80.00-81.00.
Medium and Large 3: 300-400 lbs 110.00; 400-500 lbs 95.50; 500-600 lbs 84.00; 600-700 lbs 84.00-84.50; 700-800 lbs 78.50.
Holstein Feeder Steers: Large 3: 200-300 lbs 86.00-111.00; 300-400 lbs 82.00-90.50; 400-500 lbs 80.00-91.00 500-600 lbs 80.00; 600-700 lbs 70.00; 700-800 lbs 62.50; 800-900 lbs 58.75.
Corrientes: Medium 2: 500-600 lbs 38.00.
Feeder and Cutting Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2: 600-700 lbs 75.00-78.50.
Heifers: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs 117.00-118.00; 400-500 lbs 102.00-103.00; 500-600 lbs 91.00; 600-700 lbs 85.00-86.00; 800-900 lbs 75.00-75.50.
Medium and Large 1-2: 200-300 lbs 111.00; 300-400 lbs 103.00-108.00; 400-500 lbs 95.00-97.00; 500-600 lbs 87.00-91.00; 600-700 lbs 82.00-86.00; 700-800 lbs 75.00-77.50.
Medium and Large 2: 300-400 lbs 93.00-99.00; 400-500 lbs 90.00-94.00; 500-600 lbs 85.00-87.00; 600-700 lbs 80.00-83.00.
Medium and Large 3: 200-300 lbs 101.00; 300-400 lbs 92.00; 400-500 lbs 86.00; 600-700 lbs 75.00-78.50.
Slaughter Cows: Percent Lean
Breaker 75-80 percent 1000-1250 lbs 46.00-49.00
Breaker 75-80 percent 1200-1600 lbs 46.00-49.00
Boners 80-85 percent 1000-1200 lbs 48.00-51.00
Boners 80-85 percent 1200-1600 lbs 48.00-51.00
Lean 85-90 percent 1000-1200 lbs 44.00-48.75
Lean 85-90 percent 800- 1000 lbs 43.00-46.00
Lean 85-90 percent under 750 lbs 37.00-43.00
Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2: 1300-2200 lbs 62.00-69.50; Low Dressing 1000-1300 lbs 54.00-59.00.
Bred cows: Medium and Large 1-3: 3-6 year olds 1100-1200 lbs 6-9 month bred 650.00-780.00; aged cows 900-1100 lbs 450.00-650.00; 3-6 year olds 3-6 month bred 1100-1200 lbs 600.00-675.00; aged cows 900-1100 lbs 350.00-600.00; per head.
Pairs: Medium and Large 1-3: aged cows 900-1100 lbs w/50-250 lbs calves at side 575.00-635.00; per pair.
Source: USDA-NM Dept of Ag Market News in Clovis