Oklahoma City Cow and Bulls

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Oklahoma City, OK    Tue May 8, 2012   USDA-OK Dept Ag Market News

Oklahoma National Stockyards, Oklahoma City, OK - Close 
Cow and Bull Auction for Tue 05/08/2012

Receipts:  632         Last Week:  849      Year Ago:  1049 
Monday's actual:  9503                       

   Compared to last week:  Slaughter cows steady to 2.00 lower.
Slaughter bulls 2.00-4.00 higher.  Packer demand very good.
Total of 269 cows and bulls sold with 83 percent going to packers.  

   Slaughter Cows:
          Head  %Lean   Weight   Average Dress  High Dress   Low Dress
Breakers   39   75-80% 1225-1575  93.00-94.50     97.00      87.00-91.50
Boners     66   80-85% 1075-1350  93.00-96.00     98.00      86.50-91.50
Lean       83   85-90% 1000-1350  91.50-93.50     -----      85.00-90.00
Light       7   80-90%  750-1000  82.00-85.00     90.00         79.00

   Slaughter Bulls:   
          Head   Weight    Average Dress    High Dress     Low Dress
Y.G. 1-2   27   1350-2025  114.00-118.00  120.00-123.00    108.00-112.00
                               Very High  125.50; Very Low  99.00-104.00  

The estimated dressed cost at the Oklahoma National Stockyards; Lean
197.50; Boners 186.75; Breakers 178.00; Lightweight carcasses 185.50;
Bulls 207.00.

   Replacement Cows: Pre-tested for pregnancy and age.
Medium and Large 1-2:  
   Age        Weight     Months Bred   Quality          Price
2-4 yr old  1050-1200    5-7 months    avg quality      1060.00-1200.00; 
 4 yr old   1150-1200    6-7 months    avg black        1360.00-1385.00.

   Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2:
   Age      Cow Weight   Calf Weight   Quality          Price
No Test.

   Source:  USDA-Oklahoma Dept of Ag Market News, Oklahoma City, OK
            Tina Colby/ John Stacy
            Phone (405) 232-5425      Market Recording (405) 636-2691
            www.ams.usda.gov/lsmarketnews





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