The Tulsa Stockyards, Tulsa, Okla., reported receipts of 2,290 head Dec. 6, compared to 2,079 head last week, according to the USDA Market News Service, Oklahoma City, Okla.

Compared to last week, steers and heifers were $2 to $5 higher. Quality was fair to average with good demand on lighter weight cattle. Weigh-ups were mostly average. Receipts were comprised of 49% steers, 45% heifers, 6% bulls, with 22% over 600 pounds. Slaughter cows were steady. Slaughter bulls were $1 to $2 lower. A total of 317 cows and bulls sold with 38% to packers. Thin bred cows continue to go back to the farm as grazing cows.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 6 head, 302 to 343 lbs., 140.00 to 149.00 (143.71); 350 to 396 lbs., 135.00 to 150.00 (141.72); 400 to 445 lbs., 134.00 to 147.00 (139.19); 452 to 493 lbs., 125.00 to 135.50 (129.20); 500 to 549 lbs., 114.00 to 124.50 (117.59); 550 to 598 lbs., 107.50 to 116.00 (112.43); 600 to 643 lbs., 100.00 to 110.00 (106.96); 10 head, 653 to 690 lbs., 100.00 to 107.00 (104.49); 10 head, 700 to 733 lbs., 93.00 to 104.00 (101.23). Medium and large frame 2, 11 head, 415 to 449 lbs., 114.50 to 131.00 (123.65); 16 head, 473 to 493 lbs., 114.00 to 121.00 (120.17); 6 head, 515 to 544 lbs., 110.00.

Feeder bulls: Medium and large frame 1, 5 head, 490 to 498 lbs., 115.00 to 116.50 (115.89); 12 head, 508 to 548 lbs., 110.00 to 114.00 (112.10); 12 head, 550 to 598 lbs., 100.00 to 114.00 (104.38).

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 10 head, 265 to 285 lbs., 114.00 to 126.00 (120.71); 12 head, 300 to 340 lbs., 114.00 to 126.00 (120.46); 10 head, 355 to 380 lbs., 119.00 to 129.00 (122.21); 405 to 448 lbs., 108.00 to 118.00 (113.03); 455 to 495 lbs., 109.00 to 119.00 (113.25); 500 to 548 lbs., 104.00 to 115.00 (110.66); 5 head, 516 lbs., 119.00 fancy; 555 to 598 lbs., 100.00 to 111.00 (106.54); 602 to 648 lbs., 94.50 to 105.50 (102.32); 5 head, 668 to 688 lbs., 90.00 to 97.00 (95.18). Medium and large frame 2, 11 head, 301 to 330 lbs., 102.00 to 111.00 (102.89); 14 head, 378 to 389 lbs., 100.00 to 116.50 (110.49); 5 head, 505 to 540 lbs., 95.00 to 103.00 (98.97). Small frame 4, 11 head, 361 to 378 lbs., 91.00 to 94.00 (92.67) Longhorn.

Slaughter cows: Breakers, 25 head, 75 to 80% lean, 1150 to 1600 lbs., 50.00 to 53.50; high dressing, 54.00 to 57.00; low dressing, 47.00. Boners, 32 head, 80 to 85% lean, 1025 to 1375 lbs., 50.00 to 53.50; high dressing, 54.00 to 55.50; low dressing, 45.50 to 49.00. Lean, 20 head, 85 to 90% lean, 925 to 1375 lbs., 49.00 to 52.50; high dressing, 53.00; low dressing, 44.50 to 48.00. Light, 27 head, 85 to 90% lean, 675 to 1000 lbs., 40.00 to 43.50; high dressing, 45.00 to 50.00; low dressing, 35.50 to 39.00.

Slaughter bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, 16 head, 1250 to 2100 lbs., 60.00 to 63.00; high dressing, 64.00 to 66.00; low dressing, 55.00 to 58.50.

Replacement cows: Medium and large frame 1, 4 to 5 years old, 1125 lbs., 4 to 5 months bred, high quality blacks, 1110.00; 8 to 10 years old, 1000 to 1400 lbs., 4 to 7 months, average quality blacks, 740.00 to 825.00.

Pairs: Medium and large frame 1, 3 years old, 1000 lbs., with 90-lb. calves, average quality blacks, 1225.00.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.