This monthly release contains the head count (compared with last month and last year), weight range, price range, average weight, and average price for steers and heifers by grade and on a dressed delivered basis. The report also contains the monthly accumulated head count, average weight, and average price of live and dressed steers and heifers for the past month compared with the same period last month and last year. Feedlot areas covered by the report are: Texas/Oklahoma/New Mexico; Kansas; Nebraska; Colorado; Iowa/Minnesota.
This report covers the Texas market and is a consolidation of a number of other reports. Data presented include cattle markets, hay averages, and grain prices. Feeder cattle are categorized based on sex, grade, and weight. Slaughter cattle are categorized by sex and grade. Bred cows are categorized by weight and age. Cow/calf pairs are categorized by weight. Each category also includes the sale prices and price range. Hay averages are presented by type, grade, and region. Grain prices are categorized by variety and region. Also included is an analysis on recent market trends.