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McAlester livestock auction report


The McAlester Union Livestock Market, McAlester, Okla., reported receipts of 1,580 head Jan. 8, compared to 2,025 head last year, according to the USDA-Oklahoma Department of Agriculture Market News, Oklahoma City, Okla.

Compared to the last sale, steer calves were $3 to $6 higher. Heifer calves under 550 pounds were steady to $2 higher, over 550 pounds were $3 lower. Quality was average to attractive, mostly attractive. The supply included 34% over 600 pounds with 51% heifers. Slaughter cows were $1 to $3 higher, except breakers were $2 lower. Slaughter bulls were $2 higher. Packer demand was good. A total of 320 cows and bulls sold with 69% going to packers.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 20 head, 300 to 350 lbs., 200.00 to 216.00 (207.49); 350 to 400 lbs., 188.00 to 201.00 (195.97); 400 to 450 lbs., 184.00 to 196.00 (190.76); 450 to 500 lbs., 175.00 to 189.00 (180.57); 500 to 550 lbs., 161.00 to 174.00 (168.07); 550 to 600 lbs., 156.00 to 170.00 (163.13); 600 to 650 lbs., 144.00 to 157.00 (150.79); 650 to 700 lbs., 141.00 to 154.00 (146.81); 700 to 750 lbs., 137.00 to 150.00 (145.03); 7 head, 750 to 800 lbs., 132.00 to 145.00 (139.47); 19 head, 800 to 850 lbs., 133.00 to 146.00 (144.62). Medium and large frame 2, 6 head, 300 to 350 lbs., 130.00 to 181.00 (159.89); 8 head, 400 to 450 lbs., 147.00 to 179.00 (166.45); 12 head, 450 to 500 lbs., 113.00 to 174.00 (159.85); 15 head, 500 to 550 lbs., 119.00 to 157.00 (147.61); 13 head, 550 to 600 lbs., 120.00 to 150.00 (135.76); 8 head, 600 to 650 lbs., 140.00.

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 300 to 350 lbs., 166.00 to 179.00 (174.07); 350 to 400 lbs., 157.00 to 171.00 (165.23); 400 to 450 lbs., 153.00 to 170.00 (164.09); 450 to 500 lbs., 149.00 to 163.00 (154.98); 500 to 550 lbs., 142.00 to 156.00 (150.84); 550 to 600 lbs., 134.00 to 147.00 (140.88); 600 to 650 lbs., 129.00 to 140.00 (135.11); 650 to 700 lbs., 125.00 to 137.00 (134.74); 19 head, 700 to 750 lbs., 127.00 to 134.00 (132.80); 5 head, 750 to 800 lbs., 128.00 to 131.00 (130.00). Medium and large frame 2, 7 head, 350 to 400 lbs., 140.00 to 151.00 (148.88); 5 head, 450 to 500 lbs., 131.00 to 149.00 (138.89).

Slaughter cows: Breakers, 50 head, 75 to 80% lean, 1200 to 1950 lbs., 74.00 to 77.00; high dressing, 78.00 to 81.00; low dressing, 69.00 to 73.00. Boners, 64 head, 80 to 85% lean, 1000 to 1400 lbs., 75.00 to 78.00; high dressing, 79.00 to 82.00; low dressing, 70.00 to 74.00. Lean, 53 head, 85 to 90% lean, 1000 to 1325 lbs., 74.00 to 77.00; high dressing, 78.00 to 81.00; low dressing, 69.00 to 73.00. Light, 30 head, 80 to 90% lean, 750 to 950 lbs., 73.00 to 76.00; high dressing, 77.00 to 80.00; low dressing, 68.00 to 72.00.

Slaughter bulls: Yield grade 1 to 2, 24 head, 1400 to 2200 lbs., 94.00 to 97.00; high dressing, 98.00 to 101.00; low dressing, 87.00 to 93.00.

Replacement cows: Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 1 to 4 years old, 950 to 1025 lbs., 6 to 8 months bred, average quality, 900.00 to 950.00; 1 to 4 years old, 950 to 1075 lbs., 4 to 6 months bred, high quality, 1100.00 to 1225.00; 1 to 4 years old, 950 to 1075 lbs., 4 to 6 months bred, average quality, 950.00 to 1075.00; 5 to 6 years old, 975 to 1375 lbs., 4 to 6 months bred, average to high quality, 1050.00 to 1175.00; 9 to 10 years old, 1300 lbs., 4 to 6 months bred, high quality, 1110.00.

Pairs: Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 1 to 4 years old, 900 to 1175 lbs., with 175- to 375-lb. calves, high quality, 1035.00 to 1460.00; 5 to 6 years old, 1100 to 1275 lbs., with 125- to 250-lb. calves, average to high quality, 1075.00 to 1390.00; 7 to 8 years old, 1075 to 1150 lbs., with 150- to 350-lb. calves, high quality, 1180.00 to 1420.00.

Date: 1/14/2013



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