Decatur Livestock Market
MARKET REPORT
        Consignments from  March 20, 2017, from 242 sellers were 1162 head including: 31 Bulls, 273 Cows, 47 Calves, 93 Longhorns, 197 Stocker Heifers, 245 Stocker Bulls/Steers, 98 Feeder Heifers, 178 Feeder Bulls/Steers. Average price = $715. Last sale = $717. A year ago = $807.  The heifer market continued the upper trend from last week. Fancy 8-9 weight heifers had gains of $6-$10/cwt while 4-6 weights were $4-$8 higher. 6-7 and 9 weight steers were $3-$4 higher. Moderate demand on calves except 375-475# conditioned to turnout. Bred cows steady; pairs $100-$300 higher. Packer cows and bulls $2-$3 higher.  Our 25th annual “Bringing in the Green” Special Replacement Sale is scheduled for Saturday, April 22. Consignments open – to consign your cattle please give us a call at 940-627-5599 or by email dlmteam@aol.com.
STEERS HEIFERS
WEIGHT LOW HIGH WT/AVG WEIGHT LOW HIGH WT/AVG
200-299 NT NT NT 200-299 NT NT NT
300-399 99 190 161.25 300-399 110 177 142.36
400-499 90 173 156.65 400-499 90 160 141.61
500-599 110 160 144.28 500-599 92.5 147.5 131.40
600-699 89 153 138.67 600-699 83 140 117.92
700-799 93 133 121.46 700-799 95 123.5 118.36
800-899 92.5 114 107.88 800-899 86 122.5 111.55
900-999 97.5 116 110.88 900-999 82 113 100.71
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 NT NT NT 300-399 62.5 80 71.25
400-499 55 127.5 91.43 400-499 NT NT NT
500-599 60 102.5 75.38 500-599 50 82.5 70.83
600-699 59 78 63.86 600-699 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 1200-1800 NT YOUNG 1050-1360 1225-1375
MID-AGE 1200-1525 1225-1425 MID-AGE 1080-1330 1050-1375
LOW HIGH AVERAGE
COWS UNDER 1100#'s 61.5 74 67.75
COWS OVER 1100#'s 67 79 68.47
FEEDER BULLS 115 130
HIGH YIELD GRADE BULLS (1400 LBS +) 101.5 107.5
LOW YIELD GRADE BULLS (1400 LBS +) 87 96
BABY CALVES UNDER 100 LBS 240 310
100 - 200 LB CALVES 275 480
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
Robert Goddard, Weatherford, 325# @ $ 190.00 Ryan Mitchell, Alvord, 2 Hd Deal, 305# @ $ 165.00
Dennis Brooks, Alvord, 2 Hd Deal, 430# @ $ 173.00 B J Greenwood, Alvord, 495# @ $ 160.00
Troy Fortenberry, Greenwood, 530# @ $ 160.00 Mark Wilson, Weatherford, 525# @ $ 147.50
Mark Wilson, Weatherford, 630# @ $ 153.00 Ted Walterscheid, Muenster, 605# @ $ 140.00
James Wood, Decatur, 22 Hd Deal, 717# @ $ 130.85 James Wood, Decatur, 10 Hd Deal, 703# @ $ 123.50
Chris Etter, Boyd, 805# @ $ 114.00 Bud Ford, Forestburg, 2 Hd Deal, 805# @ $ 122.50
Fleetwood Farms, Pilot Point, 995# @ $ 116.00 Gary Hess, Muenster, 920# @ $ 113.00
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