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Oklahoma Weekly Cattle Auction Summary

Archived Report

4/16/2022

Total Run: 25,901

Market Notes

Compared to last week: Feeder cattle sold steady to 2.00 higher with moderate to good demand. Steer calves steady to 2.00 lower. Heifer calves under 500 lbs 5.00-8.00 lower; over 500 lbs steady to 2.00 lower. Demand light to moderate for calves as dry conditions persist, especially in the western part of the state. High winds all week continue to zap moisture out of the soil. Just under 9 percent of the state is rated in the Exceptional drought category, 32 percent in extreme drought. 85 percent of the state is in an abnormally dry condition or worse. Slaughter cows 1.00-3.00 lower. Slaughter bulls 1.00 lower. Packer demand moderate.

Supply included: 88% Feeder Cattle (56% Steers, 41% Heifers, 3% Bulls); 9% Slaughter Cattle (85% Cows, 15% Bulls); 3% Replacement Cattle (1% Stock Cows, 42% Bred Cows, 0% Bred Heifers, 57% Cow-Calf Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 60%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 4/4/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 25,901 26,653 32,941 Feeder Cattle: 22,913(88.5%) 24,402(91.6%) 30,017(91.1%) Slaughter Cattle: 2,226(8.6%) 1,886(7.1%) 2,087(6.3%) Replacement Cattle: 762(2.9%) 365(1.4%) 837(2.5%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 232 237 235 $592
300-400 210 221 235 $773
400-500 $--
500-600 $--
600-700 $--
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 175 189 187 $472
300-400 $--
400-500 $--
500-600 $--
600-700 $--
700-800 $--

*Approx is the middle weight of the weight group multiplied by the mid point of the high and low for the group. It's meant as a quick method to see what cattle of that weight class are bringing per head.

Cows & Bulls

Type Min Avg Max
Slaughter Bulls $90 $104 $110

Total Run