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Slaughter Cows Sell Steady - 3.00 Lower, Bulls Untested on Monday at OKC West Livestock Auction

Mon, 08 Oct 2018 14:49:45 CDT

Slaughter Cows Sell Steady - 3.00 Lower, Bulls Untested on Monday at OKC West Livestock Auction OKC West - El Reno Livestock Market, El Reno, OK.
Cow and Bull Auction Report for Mon 10/08/2018



Receipts: 297       Last Week: 584     Last Year: 414



Compared to last week: Slaughter cows sold steady to 3.00 lower.
Slaughter bulls not tested with limited comparable receipts. Packer demand
moderate. Heavy rain over the weekend limited cattle movement. A total of 276
cows and bulls sold with 53 percent going to packers.



   Slaughter cows:
          Head %Lean    Weight    Average Dress   High Dress    Low Dress
Breakers   12   75-80% 1400-1600   57.00-58.50    60.50-62.50   49.50-54.00
Boners     56   80-85% 1125-1400   54.00-59.50       ------     47.50-53.00
Lean       66   85-90% 1000-1250   53.00-57.00        61.00     46.00-50.50
                                                       Very Low 38.00-45.00
Light      02   85-90%   700-1000      57.00          ------         45.00



   Slaughter Bulls:
           Head    Weight      Average Dress    High Dress      Low Dress
Y.G. 1-2    11   1300-2100        ------          ------       70.50-74.00
                                                    Very Low      67.00


   The estimated dressed cost at the OKC West Livestock Market: Lean
cows 113.50; Boners 112.90; Breakers 107.95. Light weight cows 115.50.
Bulls 141.35.



   Replacement Cows: Pre-tested for pregnancy, and age.
Medium and Large 1-2:
   Age          Weight      Months Bred    Quality            Price
3 yr old       950         4 months    avg quality          850.00
5-7 yr old    1200-1300     6-7 months    avg quality       800.00-900.00



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



Source: USDA-OK Dept of Ag Market News Service




   

 

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