Oklahoma National Stockyards, Oklahoma City, OK Feeder Cattle Weekly Summary Report for the week of 11/20/2017

Oklahoma National Stockyards, Oklahoma City, OK
Feeder Cattle Weekly Summary Report for the week of 11/20/2017

Receipts This Week: 8,171 Last Week: 12,129 Last Year: 6,892

Compared to last week: Feeder steers trading 2.00-7.00 lower. Feeder heifers are sold with a lower undertone. Steer calves under 450 lbs 8.00-12.00 higher, over 450 lbs steady to 7.00 lower. Heifer calves under 450lbs 1.00-2.00 lower, over 450 lbs 9.00-13.00 lower. Demand moderate to good. Quality average to attractive. Feeder cattle supply included 57 percent Steers, 0 percent Dairy Steers, 39 percent Heifers, and 5 percent Bulls. Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 50 percent.
Slaughter cows steady to 1.00 lower. Slaughter bulls 1.00 lower. Packer demand moderate to good. A total of 573 cows and bulls sold with 42 percent going to packers.
Please note weighted average weight and price follow in parenthesis.

Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1: Calves: 350-400 lbs (379 lbs) 210.00-214.00 (210.87); 400-450 lbs (424 lbs) 182.00-202.00 (194.12); 450-500 lbs (175 lbs) 178.00-190.00 (184.93); 500-550 lbs (507 lbs) 173.00-181.00; 550-600 lbs (567 lbs) 163.00-173.00 (166.65); 600-650 lbs (622 lbs) 149.00-154.85 (153.31); 650-700 lbs (684 lbs) 142.00-151.00 (150.24); 750-775 lbs (750 lbs) 146.00-148.00 (146.56); Yearlings: 600-650 lbs (627 lbs) 157.00-164.00 (159.12); 650-700 lbs (676 lbs) 156.00-162.50 (160.27); 700-775 lbs (750 lbs) 151.00-158.25 (154.48); 800-900 lbs (850 lbs) 148.00-157.00 (152.66).

Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1: Calves: 400-450 lbs (418 lbs) 154.00-167.00 (159.46); 450-500 lbs (477 lbs) 150.00-156.00 (152.72); 500-600 lbs (550 lbs) 142.00-153.00 (148.58); 600-650 lbs (627 lbs) 128.00-138.50 (133.47); Yearlings: 600-700 lbs (650 lbs) 140.00-149.50 (143.79); 700-775 lbs (775 lbs) 140.00-147.25 (144.38).

Slaughter cows:
Head %Lean Weight Average Dress High Dress Low Dress
Breakers 20 75-80% 1300-1725 55.00-58.00 58.50-59.50 52.00-54.00
Boner 52 80-85% 1175-1400 55.00-59.00 59.50-63.50 51.00-54.50
Lean 99 85-90% 1025-1325 54.00-57.50 58.00-61.00 47.00-53.50
Very Low 43.00-46.00
Light 41 85-90% 850-1000 50.00-53.50 61.00 44.00-49.00
Very Low 42.00-43.00

Slaughter Bulls:
Head Weight Average Dress High Dress Low Dress
Y.G. 1-2 26 1375-2175 75.00-78.50 81.00-85.50 69.00-74.00

Estimated dressed cost at the Oklahoma National Stockyards: Lean cows
119.20; Boners 115.30; Breakers 107.70; Light Weight cows 113.40. Bulls
137.20.

Replacement Cows: Pre-tested for pregnancy, and age.
Medium and Large 1-2:
Age Weight Months Bred Quality Price
1-4 yr old 875-1225 2-7 months avg quality 710.00-1000.00
5-6 yr old 850-1575 1-6 months avg quality 750.00-1125.00
5 yr old 1350 3-4 months avg quality 1160.00
7-8 yr old 1125-1300 2-6 months avg quality 700.00-1100.00
9-10yr old 900-1575 4-7 months avg quality 710.00-950.00

Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2: Not tested.
Age Cow Weight Calf Wt Quality Price
2 yr old 925 100 low-avg quality 985.00
4 yr old 875 100 avg quality 1150.00
8-9 yr old 1100-1500 100-150 avg quality 860.00-1085.00

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