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Thank you for visiting Center Livestock Auction Company. Our company has a long history of marketing cattle for ranchers in East Texas and Western Louisiana. Sales are held each Wednesday at 12PM and our staff is available to receive cattle 7 days a week. Please call 936-598-4395 for barn or ranch services.

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Wednesday, September 20th, 2023

Sale starts at noon

Wednesday, September 27th, 2023

Sale starts at noon

Serving Shelby County

for over 60 Years!

Center Livestock Auction Co. is a locally owned and operated livestock marketing company that has been serving cattle producers and buyers in the Shelby County region of Texas and Louisiana for more than 60 years. Founded in the 1950’s, the Auction has developed a superior reputation within the cattle community for providing a top notch market each week, convenient and efficient services, and a true understanding of the local cattle producer’s needs.

Conveniently located in Center, Texas, our facility sits on more than 10 acres of land and is well equipped to house up to 2,500 head of cattle at any one time. On a volume basis, Center Livestock has consistently been one of the top livestock auctions in the state of Texas year in and year out dating back to inception.

Owners, Randy Lowery and Logan Lowery, are second and third generation livestock auction owners, respectively, and have affiliations with multiple auctions across the state of Texas. Such experience within the cattle industry ensures that both buyers and sellers are represented accurately and fairly at all times. Additionally, Center Livestock maintains an excellent staff with years of experience in marketing your cattle. We can provide penning, vaccinating, and hauling services to our customers in the most professional and cost effective manner, thus reducing stress on your livestock and saving you money.

Market Report

September 13th, 2023

Next Sale on Wednesday, September 20th at noon.

Head Count









150-300 lbs.

Steers: 240 - 320

Heifers: 230 - 300

300-400 lbs.

Steers: 225 - 315
Heifers: 218 - 270

400-500 lbs.

Steers: 210 - 280
Heifers: 205 - 246

500-600 lbs.

 Steers: 200 - 246
Heifers: 190 - 230

600-700 lbs.

 Steers: 185 - 240
Heifers: 165 - 206

700 & up

 Steers: 175 - 234
Heifers: 140 - 202

Slaughter Cows

Large Frame / High Yield: 100 - 113

Med. Frame / Med. Yield: 90 - 100

Small Frame / Low Yield: 70 - 90

Slaughter Bulls

Large Frame / High Yield: 105 - 126

Med. Frame / Med. Yield: 95 - 105

Small Frame / Low Yield: 80 - 95

Stocker Cows

Young Heavy Bred: $1,050 - $1,400

Young Light Bred: $850 - $1,100

Older Bred: $650 - $800


Large Pairs: $1,250 - $1,700

Small Pairs: $1,000 - $1,250

Older Pairs: $900 - $1,000


$75 - $200 per head


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Physical Address:
1739 State Hwy 87
Center, TX 75935

Mailing Address:
Center, TX 75935

Barn Office: 936-598-4395
Randy Lowery: 936-414-0993

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Thank you for your interest. Please feel free to contact us with any questions!