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Slaughter Cows and Bulls Sell Steady to 2.00 Higher Monday at OKC West Livestock Auction

Mon, 02 Apr 2018 17:46:42 CDT

Slaughter Cows and Bulls Sell Steady to 2.00 Higher Monday at OKC West Livestock Auction  Oklahoma City, OK    Mon Apr 02, 2018     USDA-OK Dept Ag Mkt News

OKC West - El Reno Livestock Market, El Reno, OK.
Cow and Bull Auction Report for Mon 04/02/2018

Receipts: 309       Last Week: 408     Last Year: 334

   Compared to last week: Slaughter cows sold steady to 2.00 higher.
Slaughter bulls steady. Packer demand moderate to good. A total of 216
cows and bulls sold with 56 percent going to packers.

   Slaughter cows:
          Head %Lean    Weight    Average Dress   High Dress    Low Dress
Breakers   09   75-80% 1200-1600 63.00-65.00        73.00      56.50-60.00
Boners     46   80-85% 1175-1525 64.00-70.00        ------     59.00-63.00
Lean       44   85-90% 1000-1350 64.00-69.00     71.00-75.00   56.00-63.00
Light      16   85-90%   700-1000     61.00           67.00      54.00-60.00
                                                        Very Low    43.00

   Slaughter Bulls:
           Head   Weight       Average Dress    High Dress      Low Dress
Y.G. 1-2    07   1300-2200      86.00-90.00       ------          ------
                                                       Very Low    67.00

   The estimated dressed cost at the OKC West Livestock Market: Lean
cows 141.70; Boners 131.35; Breakers 121.55. Light weight cows 125.10.
Bulls 156.60.

   Replacement Cows: Pre-tested for pregnancy, and age.
Medium and Large 1-2:
   Age          Weight      Months Bred    Quality           Price
1-4 yr old      775-925     6-8 months     avg quality      775.00-1125.00
3-4 yr old     1175-1300    4-6 months     avg-hi quality 1300.00-1375.00
5 yr old     1075-1250    3-7 months     avg quality     1050.00-1075.00
9 yr old     1250-1275    7-8 months     avg quality      935.00-950.00

   Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2:
   Age         Cow Weight    Calf Weight     Quality           Price
1 yr old       1100           75           avg-hi quality     1650.00
3-5 yr old     1175-1300       75-100        avg thin        1125.00-1250.00
4-7 yr old     1300-1450      100-125        avg-hi quality 1550.00-1750.00

   Replacement Bulls:
   Age          Weight         Quality           Price
1 yr old       1300          avg black         1800.00
4 yr old       1600          avg-hi quality    2200.00

Source: USDA-OK Dept of Ag Market News Service



   

 

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