Tulia Livestock Auction, Tulia, Texas, reported receipts of 2,417 head selling a week ago, 2,114 head trading April 15 and 3,201 head selling a year ago, according to USDA-Texas Department of Agriculture Market News, Amarillo, Texas.

Compared to a week ago, yearling steers and heifers were selling mostly $2 to $3 lower. Trade was active on moderate to good demand. Cattle futures continued to drop as corn futures were well above $6. Supply included: 96% feeder cattle (59% steers, 38% heifers, 4% bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 pounds was 73%.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, per hundredweight/actual weight, 15 head, 428 to 442 lbs., 171.00 to 185.00 (176.49); 11 head, 458 lbs., 169.00; 35 head, 521 to 549 lbs., 147.00 to 163.00 (158.78); 106 head, 551 to 590 lbs., 148.00 to 154.50 (152.28); 136 head, 632 to 633 lbs., 145.00 to 148.00 (146.46); 146 head, 674 to 686 lbs., 139.50 to 142.50 (141.13); 229 head, 713 to 722 lbs., 135.00 to 141.00 (139.50); 49 head, 750 to 760 lbs., 132.50 to 134.50 (133.69); 191 head, 809 to 823 lbs., 125.00 to 132.25 (131.68); 47 head, 855 to 889 lbs., 123.00 to 130.00 (128.92); 9 head, 957 lbs., 117.00.

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, per hundredweight/actual weight, 10 head, 397 lbs., 148.00; 19 head, 403 to 444 lbs., 138.50 to 139.00 (138.67); 6 head, 499 lbs., 136.50; 39 head, 511 to 537 lbs., 135.00 to 135.50 (135.26); 50 head, 552 to 562 lbs., 131.00 to 132.00 (131.66); 17 head, 606 to 613 lbs., 127.00 to 128.00 (127.35); 116 head, 693 to 698 lbs., 124.50 to 130.50 (125.84); 11 head, 729 lbs., 123.00; 14 head, 718 to 744 lbs., 115.00 to 115.50 (115.36), full; 38 head, 758 to 799 lbs., 117.00 to 121.00 (119.26); 9 head, 876 lbs., 112.50; 4 head, 889 lbs., 107.00, full; 34 head, 1189 lbs., 92.00.

Feeder bulls: Medium and large frame 1, per hundredweight/actual weight, 6 head, 461 lbs., 149.00; 21 head, 548 lbs., 143.00; 6 head, 601 lbs., 133.50.

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