Decatur Livestock Market
MARKET REPORT
Consignments from July 28, 2014 from 207 sellers were 1091 head including: 29 Bulls, 206 Cows, 57 Calves, 135 Longhorns, 222 Stocker Heifers, 217 Stocker Bulls/Steers, 79 Feeder Heifers, 146 Feeder Bulls/Steers. Average price = $1162. Last sale = $1119. A year ago = $770. Due to demand, the cool front and the chance of rain, the market advanced $10/cwt - $20/cwt on average in all weight classes of cattle. The quality of the calves and yearlings was much improved over the last couple of weeks. Bred cows and pairs still in demand. Packer cows over 1100#s $7 higher on average.  Weaned calves/yearlings to be featured Monday, August 4. To be included in this segment, cattle must arrive at DLM by 5 pm Saturday, August 2. 
STEERS HEIFERS
WEIGHT LOW HIGH WT/AVG WEIGHT LOW HIGH WT/AVG
200-299 125 340 288.56 200-299 110 330 276.47
300-399 105 355 254.29 300-399 90 292.5 253.14
400-499 85 292.5 242.46 400-499 45 257.5 224.50
500-599 115 270 229.99 500-599 70 267.5 229.92
600-699 180 247 226.89 600-699 120 235 207.19
700-799 150 222 199.38 700-799 130 202 185.75
800-899 160 211 200.25 800-899 165 198.5 191.38
900-999 150 183 170.33 900-999 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
300-399 130 180 152.50 300-399 152.5 187.5 168.75
400-499 117.5 190 154.04 400-499 117.5 180 144.81
500-599 100 152.5 136.82 500-599 105 190 128.24
600-699 120 156 141.83 600-699 115 122.5 120.08
700-799 87 152 137.58 700-799 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 2300-3200 2350-3000 YOUNG 1575-2450 1300-1900
MID-AGE 1500-2600 1650-2950 MID-AGE 1675-2200 1450-2050
LOW HIGH AVERAGE
COWS UNDER 1100#'s 65 157.5 109.05
COWS OVER 1100#'s 106 143 124.83
FEEDER BULLS 170 210
YIELD GRADE 1 & 2 (1400-2000) 125 155
BABY CALVES UNDER 100 LBS NT NT
100 - 200 LB CALVES 250 520
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
Larry Eidson, Ft Worth, 245# @ $ 340.00 Jesse Slyder, Justin, 225# @ $ 320.00
Mike Hardy, Gainesville, 320# @ $ 355.00 Bill Pitts, Decatur, 325# @ $ 292.50
Delynn Crick, Lipan, 3 Hd Deal, 428# @ $ 292.50 Jim Walker, Pilot Point, 3 Hd Deal, 447# @ $ 257.50
Overton Farms, Decatur, 2 Hd Deal, 525# @ $ 270.00 Sherry Roberts, Forestburg, 570# @ $ 267.50
Overton Farms, Decatur, 12 Hd Deal, 626# @ $ 247.00 Danny Hodges, Alvord, 2 Hd Deal, 607# @ $ 235.00
W F Mauney, Bridgeport, 755# @ $ 222.00 Jim Bayer, Valley View, 710# @ $ 202.00
Donald Paddack, Krum, 11 Hd Deal, 831# @ $ 211.00 Donald Paddack, Krum, 12 Hd Deal, 823# @ $ 198.50
Rose Thorn Farm & Ranch, Justin, 970# @ $ 183.00
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