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OKC West livestock sales report

The OKC West Livestock, El Reno, Okla., reported receipts of 3,989 head April 24, compared to 4,817 head last week and 5,252 head last year, according to the USDA-Oklahoma Department of Agriculture Market News Service, Oklahoma City, Okla.

Compared to last week, feeder steers sold $4 to $6 higher. Feeder heifers were $3 to $4 higher, with exception of heifers over 850 pounds trading mostly steady. No trend available for steer and heifer calves due to limited comparable sales again this week. Recent rains have swept through the region over the last week and warmer weather is in the forecast. Most pastures and wheat field are in good shape making grazing cattle very attractive. Demand was good to very good, especially for heavier cattle. Quality was average to mostly attractive. The supply included 91% over 600 pounds, with 47% heifers.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 5 head, 386 lbs., 203.00; 23 head, 372 lbs., 208.50 thin fleshed; 460 to 484 lbs., 168.00 to 179.00 (176.72); 15 head, 501 to 544 lbs., 165.00 to 170.00 (166.25); 8 head, 567 lbs., 151.00 fleshy; 607 to 646 lbs., 140.00 to 148.50 (144.35) calves; 14 head, 660 lbs., 146.50; 19 head, 653 lbs., 153.00 thin fleshed; 705 to 733 lbs., 137.50 to 140.00 (139.20); 754 to 795 lbs., 134.25 to 134.80 (134.56); 801 to 847 lbs., 132.50 to 135.80 (134.34); 850 to 880 lbs., 127.00 to 133.50 (129.62); 914 to 934 lbs., 121.50 to 126.50 (124.91); 953 to 995 lbs., 118.50 to 121.50 (120.41); 60 head, 967 lbs., 124.75 fancy; 100 head, 996 lbs., 117.60 fleshy; 17 head, 1005 lbs., 121.00. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 7 head, 439 lbs., 170.00 thin fleshed; 7 head, 550 to 574 lbs., 151.00 to 153.00 (151.84); 7 head, 672 lbs., 139.00 calves; 8 head, 740 lbs., 130.00; 26 head, 764 lbs., 133.85; 833 to 849 lbs., 128.50 to 129.25 (128.87); 871 to 897 lbs., 126.00 to 126.75 (126.59); 6 head, 1027 lbs., 115.50. Medium and large frame 2, 34 head, 826 lbs., 124.50; 864 to 878 lbs., 120.00; 7 head, 919 lbs., 121.00. Feeder Holstein steers, Large frame 3, 5 head, 336 lbs., 119.00; 530 to 549 lbs., 99.00 to 100.00 ( 99.78).

Feeder bulls: Medium and large frame 1, 6 head, 370 lbs., 210.00 fancy; 11 head, 451 to 490 lbs., 162.00 to 168.00 (164.61); 8 head, 464 lbs., 182.00 fancy; 6 head, 541 lbs., 151.00; 5 head, 705 lbs., 124.00 calves. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 5 head, 331 lbs., 168.00.

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 17 head, 367 to 394 lbs., 153.00 to 158.00 (157.17); 7 head, 410 lbs., 164.00 thin fleshed; 6 head, 472 lbs., 153.00; 11 head, 465 lbs., 159.00 thin fleshed; 20 head, 511 to 521 lbs., 142.50 to 150.00 (147.69); 562 to 599 lbs., 139.00 to 145.00 (143.05); 658 to 699 lbs., 128.00 to 133.60 (132.81); 6 head, 669 lbs., 131.00 calves; 704 to 744 lbs. ,126.25 to 131.75 (127.63); 761 to 792 lbs., 124.00 to 127.00 (125.91); 801 to 824 lbs., 119.00 to 122.75 (121.29); 881 to 894 lbs., 115.00 to 117.20 (116.49); 964 to 974 lbs., 113.50 to 114.00 (113.54). Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 5 head, 394 lbs., 150.00; 9 head, 470 to 471 lbs., 140.00 to 143.00 (141.33); 9 head, 507 lbs., 140.00; 16 head, 610 lbs., 138.00; 5 head, 647 lbs., 130.00 calves; 13 head, 658 lbs., 128.00; 30 head, 713 lbs., 124.50; 750 to 758 lbs., 123.00 to 123.25 (123.18); 823 to 833 lbs., 116.50 to 119.25 (117.95); 10 head, 852 lbs., 116.75; 29 head, 902 lbs., 115.60. Medium and large frame 2, 20 head, 684 lbs., 114.50. Large frame 1, 32 head, 691 lbs., 124.50; 73 head, 850 lbs., 116.75.

Date: 4/29/2013



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