Apache Livestock Auction, Apache, Okla., reported receipts of 1,617 head July 12, compared to 5,819 head last year, according to the USDA-Oklahoma Department of Agriculture Market News, Oklahoma City, Okla.

Compared to two weeks ago, feeder steers were $4 to $9 lower. Feeder heifers were $3 to $6 lower, except 600 to 700 pounds were $10 to $12 lower. Steer and heifer calves were not enough for a market test but a lower undertone was noted. The supply included 74% over 600 pounds with 43% heifers.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 7 head, 371 lbs., 197.00; 6 head, 425 to 449 lbs., 164.00 to 169.00 (167.39); 7 head, 499 lbs., 143.50 fleshy; 8 head, 610 lbs., 146.00 to 146.50 (146.19)' 629 to 648 lbs., 135.00 to 143.50 (136.52) calves; 16 head, 666 lbs., 141.00; 38 head, 739 lbs., 140.60; 772 to 788 lbs., 135.00 to 137.75 (136.09); 862 to 886 lbs., 128.75 to 132.75 (130.52); 19 head, 918 lbs., 128.00. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 7 head, 314 lbs., 177.00; 10 head, 535 lbs., 164.00; 20 head, 759 lbs., 135.25. Medium and large frame 2, 6 head, 673 lbs., 135.00.

Feeder bulls: Medium and large frame 1, 5 head, 373 lbs., 189.00; 7 head, 407 to 434 lbs., 166.50 to 169.00 (167.53). Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 10 head, 555 lbs., 145.50; 20 head, 748 lbs., 136.50. Medium and large frame 2, 19 head, 523 lbs., 137.50.

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 10 head, 410 lbs., 143.00; 5 head, 443 lbs., 134.00 fleshy; 6 head, 527 lbs., 135.50; 9 head, 500 to 533 lbs., 130.00 to 133.50 (131.12) fleshy; 16 head, 558 to 599 lbs., 125.00 to 132.00 (129.28) fleshy; 13 head, 642 lbs., 133.50; 10 head, 608 to 638 lbs., 124.00 to 133.50 (130.75) calves; 664 to 699 lbs., 129.50 to 134.50 (130.17); 11 head, 716 to 744 lbs., 129.50 to 130.75 (129.94); 752 to 759 lbs., 126.50 to 128.10 (127.98); 802 to 826 lbs., 120.00 to 123.75 (123.30). Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 563 to 591 lbs., 127.50 to 132.50 (129.85); 7 head, 667 lbs.,120.00; 5 head, 763 lbs., 119.50. Medium and large frame 2, 9 head, 566 to 593 lbs., 120.00 to 127.50 (123.25).

Date: 7/23/2012

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