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Oklahoma City Cow and Bulls

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Oklahoma City, OK   Tue Aug 12, 2014   USDA-OK Dept of Ag Market News



Oklahoma National Stockyards, Oklahoma City, OK.

Cow and Bull Auction Report for Tue 08/12/2014



Receipts:  522     Last Week:  494     Last Year:  618

Receipts Monday:  4391



   Compared to last week:  Slaughter cows sold mostly steady to 2.00 higher.

Slaughter bulls sold steady. Packer demand remains good.  Total of 247 cows 

and bulls sold with 64 percent going to packers.  



   Slaughter Cows:

         Head  %Lean   Weight   Average Dress  High Dress    Low Dress

Breakers  10  75-80% 1150-1525  129.00-137.00 139.00-140.00                                             

Boners    54  80-85% 1000-1450  127.00-132.50 133.50-139.50 117.00-120.00

Lean      60  85-90% 1000-1300  120.00-125.00 126.00-129.00 106.00-115.50

Light     11  80-90%  800-1000  106.00-110.00                96.00-101.00



   Slaughter Bulls:   

          Head    Weight    Average Dress    High Dress     Low Dress

Y.G. 1-2   23   1300-2185   150.25-157.00  163.00-166.00   131.50-144.00

                                                 very low: 129.00-130.50

                                               

The estimated dressed cost at the Oklahoma National Stockyards; Lean 

268.48; Boners 264.58; Breakers 255.40; Bulls 274.11.



Replacement Cows: Pre-tested for pregnancy and age.

Medium and Large 1-2:

   Age        Weight     Months Bred      Quality        Price

4-5 yr old  1050-1150    5-6 months      avg quality    1235.00-1550.00

4-7 yr old  1200-1650    2-7 months       hi black      1850.00-2500.00

 10 yr old  1100-1400    5-6 months      avg quality    1350.00-1435.00



Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2:

   Age       Cow Weight    Calf Wt    Quality            Price

2   yr old     1000-1250     200      avg black     2275.00-2375.00

4-7 yr old     1100-1200   150-250    hi quality       2800.00



Source:  USDA-OK Dept of Ag Market News Service

         Tina Colby/Cole Snider   405-232-5425

         24 Hour Market Report 405-636-2691

         www.ams.usda.gov/lsmarketnewsKO_LS795.txt

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