Oklahoma City Cow and Bulls

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Oklahoma City, OK    Wed Mar 20, 2013   USDA-OK Dept Ag Market News

Oklahoma National Stockyards, Oklahoma City, OK - Close 
Cow and Bull Auction for Tue 03/19/2013

Receipts:  708    Last Week:  685    Year Ago:  628  
Monday's actual: 9527

   Compared to last week:  Slaughter cows and bulls unevenly steady.
Packer demand moderate.  Total of 292 cows and bulls sold with 59
percent going to packers.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Head  %Lean   Weight   Average Dress  High Dress   Low Dress
Breakers   11   75-80% 1150-1675  83.00-84.00      -----     74.00-81.50
Boners     76   80-85% 1000-1450  85.50-90.50   91.50-95.50  78.00-85.00
Lean       42   85-90% 1000-1300  78.50-83.00   84.50-86.50  74.00-77.00
Light      29   80-90%  800-950   77.50-82.50      85.00     67.00-75.00
                                                 
   Slaughter Bulls:   
          Head   Weight    Average Dress    High Dress     Low Dress
Y.G. 1-2   15  1300-2325   99.00-103.00    105.00-108.00   94.00-98.00
                                    Very Hi   115.50

The estimated dressed cost at the Oklahoma National Stockyards; Lean 
173.90; Boners 178.15; Breakers 162.10; Light weight cows 172.10.
Bulls 183.35.

   Replacement Cows: Pre-tested for pregnancy and age.
Medium and Large 1-2:  
   Age        Weight     Months Bred   Quality        Price
5-6 yr old  1125-1350    5-7 months    hi black      1285.00-1425.00
5-6 yr old  1100-1200     7 months    avg-hi quality 1175.00-1250.00
5-6 yr old   825-1000    3-5 months    avg quality    840.00-900.00
6-8 yr old  1000-1225    5-7 months    avg quality   1010.00-1085.00
7-10 yr old  900-1225    4-7 months    avg quality    800.00-985.00

  Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2:
   Age       Cow Weight     Calf Wt     Quality        Price
2-6 yr old   925-1300       50-75      avg black     1350.00-1375.00
 3 yr old      900            75       avg quality   1125.00.

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