Tulsa Stockyards, Tulsa, Oklahoma, reported receipts of 4,187 head of cattle selling on Nov. 9, compared to 2,115 head a week ago, according to the USDA-Oklahoma Department of Agriculture Market News, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

The total included 3,419 head of feeder cattle, 728 head of slaughter cattle and 40 head of replacement cattle. Compared to the previous week, the steers were selling $9 to $13 higher. The heifers were selling $7 to $11 higher. The demand was good. The quality was good through attractive. The slaughter cows were mostly steady. The slaughter bulls were selling $2 higher. A total of 768 cows and bulls was sold with 51% going to packers. The supply included 82% feeder cattle with 46% steers, 34% were heifers and 21% were bulls; 17% was slaughter cattle with 94% cows and 6% were bulls; and 1% was replacement cattle with 53% bred cows, 45% were bred heifers and 3% were cow-calf pairs. The feeder cattle supply weighing over 600 pounds was 23%.

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