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Slaughter Cows Sell 3.00 - 4.00 Lower, Bulls Lightly Tested Monday at OKC West Livestock Auction

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:18:58 CDT

Slaughter Cows Sell 3.00 - 4.00 Lower, Bulls Lightly Tested Monday at OKC West Livestock Auction OKC West - El Reno Livestock Market, El Reno, OK.
Cow and Bull Auction Report for Mon 10/23/2017



Receipts: 523         Last: 574        Last Year: 262



Compared to last week: Slaughter cows sold 3.00-4.00 lower. Slaughter
bulls lightly tested, with limited sales bringing 3.00 lower. Packer demand
moderate. A total of 457 cows and bulls sold with 52 percent going to
packers.



   Slaughter cows:
         Head %Lean    Weight    Average Dress   High Dress    Low Dress
Breakers 12   75-80% 1200-1575 54.50-58.50       ------      51.00-54.00
Boners    51   80-85% 1175-1525 55.00-58.00       ------      52.00-53.75
Lean     123   85-90% 1000-1350 53.25-57.00        57.50      48.75-52.00
Light     39   85-90%   700-1000      55.00         ------      45.00-52.00
                                                      Very Low 41.00-43.00



   Slaughter Bulls:
           Head   Weight       Average Dress     High Dress     Low Dress
Y.G. 1-2    11   1300-1875      80.00-83.00        ------      69.00-72.00
                                                     Very Low 61.00-65.00



The estimated dressed cost at the OKC West Livestock Market: Lean
cows 107.60; Boners 114.05; Breakers 118.60. Light weight cows 111.65.
Bulls 138.05.




Replacement Cows: Pre-tested for pregnancy, and age.


Medium and Large 1-2:
   Age          Weight      Months Bred    Quality            Price
1-4 yr old     850-1350     2-7 months     avg quality      825.00-1175.00
5 yr old       1300        5 months     avg black           1275.00
5-6 yr old    1175-1350     4-6 months     avg quality      850.00-1150.00
7-10yr old    1275-1375     4-7 months     avg quality      800.00-975.00



Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2:
   Age        Cow Weight    Calf Weight    Quality            Price
4-5 yr old     1125-1200      100-125      avg-hi quality    1500.00-1575.00



Source: USDA-OK Dept of Ag Market News Service





   

 

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