Cattleman’s Livestock Auction/Belen (Mon)
CV_LS156    Clovis, NM     Monday, April 16, 2018   USDA-NM Dept of Ag Market News

Cattleman's Livestock Auction - Belen, New Mexico - Friday, April 13, 2018

Receipts:  706       Last Week:  730       Year Ago:  803
 
   Compared to last week:  Feeder steers and heifers steady to instances 3.00 higher.  
Slaughter cows and bulls steady.  Trade active, demand good.  Quality average to plain, and not as attractive as last week.  Windy, cold conditions possibly reducing receipts and buyer participation.  Bulk supply Medium and Large 1-2 300-700 lb feeder steers and heifers.  Slaughter cows 12 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 5 percent, bred cows 7 percent, pairs 8 percent and feeders 68 percent.  In the feeder supply, steers made up approximately 54 percent of the run; heifers 46 percent; steers and heifers over 600 lbs total 22 percent.  	

   Steers: Medium and Large 1:  250-300 lbs 176.00-185.00; few 300-400 lbs 183.00-
195.00; few 400-450 lbs 170.00-182.00; pkg 475-480 lbs 160.00-176.00; 500-600 lbs 
157.50-164.00; 600-650 lbs 153.00-159.00; pkg 706-712 lbs 134.00-141.00.
   Medium and Large 1-2:  Pkg 268 lbs 187.00; 400-450 lbs 160.00-166.00; pkg 475 lb value added 166.00; few 500-550 lbs 149.50-157.50; pkgs 654-658 lbs 133.00-143.00; pkg 715 lbs 137.00.
   Medium and Large 2: Pkgs 323-380 lbs 164.00-173.00; few 435-475 lbs 145.00-149.00; pkgs 525-555 lbs 135.00-145.00.

   Heifers: Medium and Large 1:  Few 287-295 lbs 161.00-163.00; pkg 338 lbs 171.50; pkgs 390-393 lbs 160.00-165.00; 400-500 lbs 145.00-160.50; 550-600 lbs 131.00-138.00; few 600-652 lbs 130.50-135.00.
   Medium and Large 1-2:  Pkgs 360-383 lbs 151.00-160.00; 400-456 lbs 141.00-150.00; lot 541 lbs 141.00.
   Medium and Large 2:  Pkg 393 lbs 135.00; pkg 398 lb thin 154.00; pkg 449 lbs 
145.00; pkg 720 lbs 119.00.
                
     Slaughter Cows:
        % Lean       Weight      Avg. Dressing       Hi Dressing      Lo Dressing 
Breakers 75-80     1200-1600      61.00-62.50           63.50             ---
Breakers 75-80      850-1200          ---                ---              ---       
Boners   80-85     1200-1600      63.00-64.00            ---              ---
Boners   80-85      800-1200      60.00-65.00           69.00            57.00
Lean     85-90     1200-1600      62.25-65.00            ---             58.00
Lean     85-90      850-1200      57.00-65.00           69.00         48.50-55.50
Lean     85-90      750- 850      54.00-55.00            ---          35.00-45.00
Lean     85-90     Under 750          ---                ---              ---

     Slaughter Bulls:  
       Yield Grade 1-2    1300-2295 lbs      80.00-89.50          
       High Dressing      1500-2030 lbs      90.00-92.00
       Low Dressing       1000-1215 lbs      65.00-77.00 

     Replacement Cows: Medium and Large 1-2: Young 775-1275 lb cows 3-8 months bred, 
670.00-1300.00, per head; middle aged 880-1150 lb cows 3-8 months bred 650.00-750.00, per head.

     First Calf Heifers:  615-780 lb cows 3-8 months bred 535.00-800.00, per head.

     Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2: Young 750-1275 lb cows w/100-150 lb calves 800.00-1225.00, per pair; middle aged 770.00-1100.00 lb cows w/100-125 lb calves 650.00-860.00, per pair; aged pkg 950 lb cows w/100-150 lb calves 835.00, per pair.

          Source: NM Dept of Ag-LPGMN Division USDA Market News, Clovis, NM
           		   Gary Lewis 575-762-3705 gary.lewis@ams.usda.gov
           		   24 hr markets 575-763-3030 Fax 575-742-2523
           		   www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/cv_ls150.txt

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