Decatur Livestock Market
MARKET REPORT
Consignments from May 23, 2016, from 199 sellers were 888 head including: 18 Bulls, 122 Cows, 27 Calves, 67 Longhorns, 183 Stocker Heifers, 212 Stocker Bulls/Steers, 112 Feeder Heifers, 147 Feeder Steers. Average price = $768. Last sale = $799. A year ago = $1191.  The market responded to large drop in futures prices started last Thursday in addition to Friday’s on feed report that shows more placements than anticipated. Nationally feeder steers and heifers were $5-$10 lower than last week and only moderate demand for unweaned calves. Your local market pretty well followed the national trend.
STEERS HEIFERS
WEIGHT LOW HIGH WT/AVG WEIGHT LOW HIGH WT/AVG
200-299 NT NT NT 200-299 145 230 182.05
300-399 125 190 165.21 300-399 91 200 156.41
400-499 130 170 154.04 400-499 110 168 151.76
500-599 92 154 140.27 500-599 93 158 138.41
600-699 97 149 137.06 600-699 115 140 129.51
700-799 106 145 132.28 700-799 101 129 115.35
800-899 115 128 121.25 800-899 NT NT NT
900-999 NT NT NT 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
300-399 112.5 170 139.38 300-399 NT NT NT
400-499 70 160 102.56 400-499 80 162.5 133.75
500-599 67.5 107.5 80.78 500-599 112.5 175 139.50
600-699 74 95 83.50 600-699 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
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PAIRS PREGNANCY TESTED
PRICE RG LAST WEEK PRICE RG LAST WEEK
YOUNG NT 1675-2100 YOUNG 1300-1750 1350-1700
MID-AGE 1575-1850 NT MID-AGE NT NT
LOW HIGH AVERAGE
COWS UNDER 1100#'s 67.5 89 71.50
COWS OVER 1100#'s 657 87.5 76.67
FEEDER BULLS 112 135
HIGH YIELD GRADE BULLS (1400 LBS +) 105 110
LOW YIELD GRADE BULLS (1400 LBS +) 92 101
BABY CALVES UNDER 100 LBS NT NT
100 - 200 LB CALVES NT NT
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
D Bar G Ranch, Springtown, 205# @ $ 230.00
Bill Shoemaker, Sunset, 340# @ $ 190.00 Jason Richardson, Sadler, 315# @ $ 200.00
Gene Bryan, Whitesboro, 5 Hd Deal, 441# @ $ 170.00 James McVoid, Springtown, 455# @ $ 168.00
Jerry North, Ponder, 6 Hd Deal, 579# @ $ 154.00 Kenny Shepherd, Boyd, 500# @ $ 158.00
Cielito Ranch, St Jo, 7 Hd Deal, 614# @ $ 149.00 Sam Taliaferro, Springtown, 615# @ $ 140.00
Jeff Elder, Weatherford, 3 Hd Deal, 730# @ $ 145.00 Fletcher Huskey, Poolville, 705# @ $ 129.00
Joe Ross Irwin, Krum, 825# @ $ 128.00
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