The McAlester Union Livestock Market, McAlester, Okla., reported receipts of 1,500 head Aug. 2, compared to 1,950 head last week, according to the USDA Market News Service, Oklahoma City, Okla.
Compared to last week, stocker cattle sold $2 to $5 higher. Feeder cattle were steady, with instances selling $1 to $2 higher. There was a good attendance of buyers who were active on trade. Quality was average. Cattle were in thin to fleshy conditions. Receipts were comprised of 46% steers, 36% heifers, 19% cutting bulls, with 24% feeder cattle over 600 pounds.