Fri. May 24th, 2024


CLOVIS (KSMX)- The Clovis Livestock Auction, reported receipts of 1,593 head of cattle selling June 5, compared to 1,759 head a week ago and 2,411 head a year ago, according to the USDA-New Mexico Department of Agriculture News, Portales, New Mexico. Compared to a week ago, steer calves and feeders were mostly selling $6 to $9 lower except 400 to 500 pounds were selling $7 higher. Heifer calves and feeders were selling mostly $2 to $4 lower except 300 to 350 pounds were selling $6 higher. Slaughter cows were trading steady. There was no comparison on slaughter bulls due to very limited receipts. Trade was moderate to active with demand moderate to good.

The supply included 82% feeder cattle with 55% steers, 4% were dairy steers, 40% were heifers and 1% were bulls; 6% was slaughter cattle with 88% cows and 12% were bulls; 12% was replacement cattle with 23% bred cows, 76% were cow-calf pairs and 1% were bulls. The feeder cattle supply weighing over 600 pounds was 69%.

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