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Slaughter Cows Sell 2.00 to 3.00 Lower Monday at OKC West Livestock Auction in El Reno, Okla.

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 16:09:52 CDT

Slaughter Cows Sell 2.00 to 3.00 Lower Monday at OKC West Livestock Auction in El Reno, Okla. OKC West - El Reno Livestock Market, El Reno, OK.
Cow and Bull Auction Report for Mon 10/30/2017



Receipts: 688         Last: 523        Last Year: 399



Compared to last week: Slaughter cows sold 2.00-3.00 lower. Slaughter
bulls lightly tested, with limited sales bringing 4.00 lower. Packer demand
moderate. A total of 492 cows and bulls sold with 53 percent going to
packers.



   Slaughter cows:
         Head %Lean    Weight    Average Dress   High Dress    Low Dress
Breakers 28   75-80% 1200-1575 52.00-56.00     57.00-58.50   49.75-51.50
Boners    53   80-85% 1175-1525 52.50-55.00        58.00      47.00-51.00
Lean     188   85-90% 1000-1350 50.00-55.00       ------      44.00-49.50
Light     27   85-90%   700-1000 51.00-55.00         ------    43.00-49.50


                                                      Very Low 35.00-41.00

   Slaughter Bulls:
           Head   Weight       Average Dress     High Dress     Low Dress
Y.G. 1-2    14   1300-1875      76.00-79.00        ------      67.00-72.50
                                                     Very Low 57.00-64.00



The estimated dressed cost at the OKC West Livestock Market: Lean
cows 112.55; Boners 110.46; Breakers 104.03. Light weight cows 102.34.
Bulls 136.11.



Replacement Cows: Pre-tested for pregnancy, and age.
Medium and Large 1-2:


   Age          Weight      Months Bred    Quality            Price
Heifers       750-825      4-6 months     avg quality      700.00-950.00
3-4 yr old     875-1050     3-5 months     avg quality      875.00-1075.00
5-6 yr old    1000-1300     4-6 months     avg quality      900.00-1100.00
7-8 yr old    1075-1575     3-7 months     avg quality      700.00-900.00
9-10yr old    1050-1375     3-7 months     avg quality      700.00-950.00



Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2:
   Age        Cow Weight    Calf Weight    Quality            Price
2 yr old      975-1050      175-325        avg quality    1350.00-1400.00
5 yr old        1275          225          avg black          1575.00
7 yr old        1325          250          avg quality        1325.00



Source: USDA-OK Dept of Ag Market News Service




   

 

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