The Tulsa Stockyards, Tulsa, Okla., reported receipts of 1,811 head Feb. 16, compared to 2,317 head last week and 605 head last year, according to the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture News-USDA Market News, Oklahoma City, Okla.

Compared to last week, stocker steers and calves were $4 to $6 higher, heifers were $2 to $4 higher. Feeder cattle were $2 to $4 higher. Market was very active with good attendance of buyers. Weigh-ups were mostly full. There was a high incidence of No. 1 cattle. Receipts included 20% over 600 pounds and 41% heifers. Slaughter cows were steady to $1 lower, bulls were steady. A total of 307 cow and bulls sold with 43% going to packers. The high interest in bred cows continued this week.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 13 head, 250 to 295 lbs., 127.00 to 138.00 (133.11); 305 to 348 lbs., 125.00 to 140.00 (132.28); 355 to 399 lbs., 120.00 to 135.00 (126.59); 400 to 445 lbs., 116.00 to 127.00 (122.32); 460 to 495 lbs., 113.00 to 118.50 (116.33); 500 to 544 lbs., 108.00 to 117.00 (111.57); 5 head, 504 lbs., 106.00 fleshy; 550 to 595 lbs., 101.00 to 106.75 (105.92); 10 head, 615 to 627 lbs., 100.00 to 104.00 (102.82); 7 head, 708 to 720 lbs., 90.50 to 95.50 (94.05); 4 head, 844 lbs., 86.50 fleshy. Medium and large frame 2, 5 head, 308 to 345 lbs., 112.00 to 120.00 (117.88); 8 head, 363 to 393 lbs., 109.00 to 115.50 (113.95); 459 to 495 lbs., 102.00 to 111.50 (106.50); 8 head, 515 to 535 lbs., 100.00 to 106.50 (105.71); 18 head, 578 to 595 lbs., 93.50 to 100.00 (97.86); 624 to 649 lbs., 91.00 to 98.00 (94.78); 4 head, 707 to 710 lbs., 81.00 to 90.00 (87.74); 7 head, 750 to 790 lbs., 88.50 to 92.00 (90.62). Large frame 1, 12 head, 454 to 488 lbs., 106.50 to 110.00 (107.42); 6 head, 603 lbs., 90.00.

Feeder bulls: Medium and large frame 1, 13 head, 572 to 595 lbs., 90.50 to 100.00 (96.44); 9 head, 605 to 645 lbs., 93.50 to 98.50 (95.66); 10 head, 655 to 693 lbs., 86.00 to 95.50 (92.20); 4 head, 703 to 745 lbs., 85.50 to 86.50 (86.25). Medium and large frame 2, 5 head, 766 to 775 lbs., 79.00 to 82.00 (79.61).

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 6 head, 236 to 243 lbs., 119.00; 305 to 344 lbs., 108.50 to 114.00 (110.92); 15 head, 353 to 395 lbs., 102.00 to 109.00 (105.90); 400 to 440 lbs., 97.00 to 105.00 (99.96); 450 to 495 lbs., 95.00 to 104.00 (98.86); 505 to 541 lbs., 92.00 to 99.00 (95.16); 550 to 597 lbs., 89.50 to 97.00 (92.00); 10 head, 580 lbs., 87.50 fleshy; 600 to 642 lbs., 87.50 to 91.00 (89.51); 8 head, 650 to 698 lbs., 82.50 to 85.00 (83.77); 6 head, 710 to 725 lbs., 84.00 to 84.50 (84.25). Medium and large frame 2, 4 head, 348 lbs., 105.00; 5 head, 378 to 388 lbs., 92.00 to 104.00 (99.12); 19 head, 516 to 545 lbs., 84.50 to 90.00 (88.47). Large frame 1, 10 head, 559 to 595 lbs., 87.00 to 89.00 (88.01).

Slaughter cows: Breakers, 18 head, 75 to 80% lean, 1200 to 1800 lbs., 47.00 to 50.50; high dressing, 51.50; low dressing, 42.50 to 46.00. Boners, 24 head, 80 to 85% lean, 1150 to 1700 lbs., 47.00 to 50.00; low dressing, 43.00 to 46.50. Lean, 44 head, 85 to 90% lean, 1000 to 1400 lbs., 45.00 to 48.50; high dressing, 49.00 to 49.50; low dressing, 40.50 to 44.00. Light, 22 head, 85 to 90% lean, 635 to 1000 lbs., 36.00 to 39.50; high dressing, 40.00 to 47.00; low dressing, 31.50 to 35.00.

Slaughter bulls: Yield grade 1 to 2, 25 head, 1400 to 2275 lbs., 56.00 to 59.50; high dressing, 60.00 to 65.00; low dressing, 51.50 to 55.00.

Replacement cows: Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 5 to 6 years old, 1250 to 1400 lbs., 6 to 7 months bred, high blacks, 900.00 to 975.00; 5 to 7 years old, 1000 to 1200 lbs., 5 to 7 months bred, average, 770.00 to 810.00.

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