Source: USDA Market News | May 13, 2019
Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers sold $2 to $4 lower. Trade activity was light to moderate on moderate demand. Slaughter cows $1 to $2 higher. Slaughter bulls not well tested. Alfalfa sold steady to $5 lower as producers are int he process of cleaning out barns to make room for new crop that is about 2 to 3 weeks away. Other hay classes remained unchanged. In the Texas High Plains grain markets the bulk of bids were mostly 1 to 5 cents lower on grain sorghum; mostly 5 to 11 cents lower on wheat; and mostly 1 to 3 cents lower on corn.