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Oklahoma Weekly Cattle Auction Summary

Archived Report

1/28/2023

Total Run: 19,175

Market Notes

Compared to last week: Receipts sharply lower at most auctions as a winter storm moved thru the state early in the week. Feeder steers sold steady to 2.00 lower. Feeder heifers 1.00-3.00 lower. Demand moderate. Cattle futures traded in the red much of the week as grain futures made big gains. Slaughter cattle trade has yet to develop in the south at the time of this report and packers trying to push lower as feedyards are looking for more money. Steer calves sold 1.00-3.00 lower. Heifer calves 3.00-5.00 lower. Instance to 20.00 lower on 300-400 lb steer and heifer calves. Demand moderate for calves. Much of the state did receive some moisture and more is on the way for next week. Slaughter cows sold 5.00-7.00 higher. Slaughter bulls 3.00 higher. Demand good for cows on lighter numbers.

Supply included: 93% Feeder Cattle (54% Steers, 0% Dairy Steers, 42% Heifers, 4% Bulls); 5% Slaughter Cattle (89% Cows, 11% Bulls); 1% Replacement Cattle (7% Stock Cows, 64% Bred Cows, 4% Bred Heifers, 25% Cow-Calf Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 50%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 1/16/2023 Last Year Total Receipts: 19,175 43,428 36,646 Feeder Cattle: 17,902(93.4%) 40,125(92.4%) 34,331(93.7%) Slaughter Cattle: 1,050(5.5%) 2,770(6.4%) 1,708(4.7%) Replacement Cattle: 223(1.2%) 533(1.2%) 607(1.7%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 237 257 275 $642
300-400 203 236 256 $827
400-500 185 223 249 $1,003
500-600 189 211 234 $1,161
600-700 $--
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 197.5 208 207 $519
300-400 167 188 212 $659
400-500 168 184 200.5 $827
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 $77 $98 $117
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