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Kelli Payne Talks Cattle Prices After Yesterday's Steep Rise

Tue, 09 Nov 2021 11:03:08 CST

Kelli Payne Talks Cattle Prices After Yesterday's Steep Rise The cattle market was red hot on Monday. Yearling cattle and calves made a steep jump in price, bringing some of the best prices of the year to producers selling at the Oklahoma National Stockyards. Kelli Payne, president of the Stockyards, told Radio Oklahoma Ag Network Director Ron Hays that it was nice to see some smiling facing walking out of the sale barn.

“It is absolutely incredible,” Payne said. “We knew the fall run was coming and it certainly came on with a vengeance. Calves are $5 to $10 higher, yearlings $5 to $7 higher - (that is) $20 higher than where we were a year ago.”

According to Payne, the quality of cattle backed up the price, allowing the steep jump in price.

“There is a lot of good quality out there,” Payne said. “(There are) quite a bit of weaned cattle; they have been handled appropriately, so you are seeing that taking those additional steps are going to put more money in your pocket.”

Payne said it is more common today, compared to just 10 or 15 years ago, to see fewer commodity cattle, with a shift towards weaned and vaccinated pre conditioned calves.

“It is nice to see that that message has been clear,” Payne said. “We always have to look at what the consumer is demanding, but it is important as producers that we are handling these cattle in a humane way, that we are setting them up for that next step in the chain so that they can be healthy and productive.”

A good piece of advice Payne gave was that buyers will always remember buying a great set of cattle, but they also remember very bad sets. That is why taking extra steps to set cattle up for success after they have left an operation is important for both parties.

In all, Payne said although 2021 has had many challenges for the cattle industry, the Oklahoma National Stockyards have sold an average of 1,000 head of cattle more each week than in 2020. As of last week’s figures, the Stockyards have sold 13,000 more cattle than a year ago, she added.

Click on the LISTEN BAR below to hear more from Ron Hays and Kelli Payne as they talk about the change in cattle prices as of Monday. See the Oklahoma National Stockyard’s Monday feeder cattle report from the USDA, here.

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