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Slaughter Cows and Bulls Trade Higher on Light Test at OKC West

Mon, 26 Feb 2018 16:51:25 CST

Slaughter Cows and Bulls Trade Higher on Light Test at OKC West OKC West - El Reno Livestock Market, El Reno, OK.

Cow and Bull Auction Report for Mon 02/26/2018

Receipts: 148       Last Week: 382     Last Year: 384

Compared to last week: Slaughter cows sold 1.00-5.00 higher on a light
test. Slaughter bulls 3.00-5.00 higher on a light test. Packer demand
good. Heavy rain across the trading area has limited cattle movement. A
total of 133 cows and bulls sold with 55 percent going to packers.

Slaughter cows:
Head %Lean    Weight    Average Dress   High Dress    Low Dress
Breakers   16   75-80% 1200-1575 63.00-68.00     71.00-73.50      ------
Boners      13   80-85% 1175-1525 66.00-68.00        74.00         ------
Lean         32   85-90% 1000-1350 64.50-69.00     69.50-71.50      63.00
Light         04   85-90%   700-1000 60.50-62.00        ------        ------

Slaughter Bulls:
Head   Weight       Average Dress     High Dress     Low Dress
Y.G. 1-2    08   1300-1875      89.00-92.00      95.00-101.00     86.00

The estimated dressed cost at the OKC West Livestock Market: Lean
cows 143.55; Boners 135.95; Breakers 129.20. Light weight cows 135.55.
Bulls 162.30.

Replacement Cows: Pre-tested for pregnancy, and age.
Medium and Large 1-2:
   Age          Weight      Months Bred    Quality           Price
1-2 yr old      750-875     5-7 months     avg quality      750.00-850.00

Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2: Not tested.

Source: USDA-OK Dept of Ag Market News Service
         Amber Wells, Market Reporter



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