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Slaughter Cows Sell Steady to 2.00 Higher and Bulls Ran on a Limited Test on Monday at OKC West

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 17:25:37 CDT

Slaughter Cows Sell Steady to 2.00 Higher and Bulls Ran on a Limited Test on Monday at OKC West OKC West - El Reno Livestock Market, El Reno, OK.
Cow and Bull Auction Report for Mon 10/15/2018



Receipts: 528       Last Week: 297     Last Year: 574



Compared to last week: Slaughter cows sold steady to 2.00 higher. Slaughter
bulls had a limited test from last week to compare to but a slightly higher undertone
noted. Packer demand good. Quite a few big lots of attractive bred cows off of the
same ranch on offer today. A total of 497 cows and bulls sold with 52 percent going
to packers.



   Slaughter cows:
          Head %Lean    Weight    Average Dress   High Dress    Low Dress
Breakers   21   75-80% 1300-1525   59.00-61.50       62.50      54.50-56.50
Boners     42   80-85% 1125-1500   55.50-61.50       67.00      45.00-54.00
Lean       136 85-90% 1025-1400   54.00-60.00       -----      46.00-53.00
                                                       Very Low 35.00-45.00
Light      29   85-90%   800-1000      -----          -----      43.00-49.00
                                                       Very Low 32.00-40.00


   Slaughter Bulls:
           Head    Weight      Average Dress    High Dress      Low Dress
Y.G. 1-2    15   1300-2100     75.00-79.00      83.00-90.00     71.00-73.00
                                                    Very Low    63.00-66.00

   The estimated dressed cost at the OKC West Livestock Market: Lean
cows 114.60; Boners 112.18; Breakers 110.00. Light weight cows 109.54.
Bulls 140.50.



   Replacement Cows: Pre-tested for pregnancy, and age.
Medium and Large 1-2:
   Age          Weight      Months Bred    Quality           Price
4-6 yr old    1175-1325     2-7 months      hi quality       1250.00-1325.00
4-7 yr old    1100-1400     2-7 months     avg quality        835.00-1075.00
8 yr old    1050-1300     4-7 months     avg quality        700.00-880.00



   Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2:
   Age       Cow Weight     Calf Weight    Quality            Price
4-5 yr old    1075-1375       75-175        avg quality     1250.00-1350.00
4-5 yr old       1150           150          avg-hi quality     1675.00
5 yr old       1400            75          avg-lo quality     1025.00
8 yr old     1175-1200       75-150        avg quality      925.00-1000.00



Source: USDA-OK Dept of Ag Market News Service




   

 

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