McAlester Union Livestock, McAlester, Oklahoma, reported receipts of 2,330 head of cattle selling on Sept. 24, compared to 3,050 head on Sept. 17 and 1,850 head a year ago, according to the USDA-Oklahoma Department of Agriculture Market News, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

In comparison to the previous week, the steer calves were selling $1 to $3 higher and the heifer calves were selling $5 to $7 higher. The demand was good. The quality was average through attractive. The slaughter cows were selling $4 to $7 higher. The slaughter bulls were selling $4 higher. A total of 430 cows and bulls was sold with 71% going to packers. The supply included 82% feeder cattle with 39% steers, 39% were heifers and 22% were bulls; 15% was slaughter cattle with 80% cows and 20% were bulls; 3% was replacement cattle with 63% bred cows and 37% were cow-calf pairs. The feeder cattle supply weighing over 600 pounds was 16%.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, per hundredweight/actual weight, 6 head, 278 to 290 lbs., 165.00 to 178.00 (172.05); 15 head, 305 to 340 lbs., 164.00 to 178.00 (169.10); 29 head, 350 to 390 lbs., 150.00 to 164.00 (155.48); 43 head, 400 to 443 lbs., 150.00 to 164.00 (155.74); 43 head, 455 to 494 lbs., 142.00 to 156.00 (149.06); 57 head, 500 to 541 lbs., 140.00 to 154.00 (146.93); 68 head, 550 to 597 lbs., 137.00 to 150.00 (145.00); 34 head, 600 to 645 lbs., 132.00 to 145.00 (140.59); 28 head, 650 to 698 lbs., 128.00 to 138.00 (133.97); 11 head, 700 to 733 lbs., 128.00 to 137.00 (134.29); 4 head, 750 to 788 lbs., 120.00 to 134.00 (129.50). Medium and large frame 2, 5 head, 315 to 320 lbs., 148.00 to 162.00 (150.84); 3 head, 360 to 390 lbs., 131.00 to 143.00 (138.43); 25 head, 400 to 445 lbs., 134.00 to 148.00 (143.05); 12 head, 470 to 495 lbs., 127.00 to 141.00 (134.36); 28 head, 505 to 538 lbs., 125.00 to 139.00 (133.42); 8 head, 550 to 595 lbs., 120.00 to 134.00 (128.94); 2 head, 615 to 640 lbs., 123.00 to 126.00 (124.47).

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 12 head, 275 to 298 lbs., 135.00 to 146.00 (140.13); 6 head, 310 to 340 lbs., 145.00 to 160.00 (149.91); 30 head, 350 to 395 lbs., 134.00 to 145.00 (139.16); 61 head, 400 to 445 lbs., 129.00 to 145.00 (138.88); 67 head, 450 to 498 lbs., 123.00 to 136.00 (131.57); 63 head, 508 to 545 lbs., 123.00 to 136.00 (129.37); 63 head, 550 to 595 lbs., 122.00 to 135.00 (129.67); 24 head, 610 to 640 lbs., 121.00 to 136.00 (128.82); 12 head, 655 to 695 lbs., 118.00 to 128.00 (124.51); 5 head, 705 to 730 lbs., 119.00 to 127.00 (123.63); 3 head, 755 to 785 lbs., 117.00 to 119.00 (117.99). Medium and large frame 2, 6 head, 310 to 345 lbs., 123.00 to 142.00 (135.29); 7 head, 350 to 395 lbs., 120.00 to 132.00 (126.14); 14 head, 400 to 445 lbs., 118.00 to 132.00 (124.51); 6 head, 480 to 490 lbs., 115.00 to 121.00 (118.51); 20 head, 500 to 540 lbs., 111.00 to 122.00 (116.98); 6 head, 550 to 590 lbs., 109.00 to 116.00 (112.14); 13 head, 605 to 640 lbs., 105.00 to 119.00 (115.96); 1 head, 700 lbs., 111.00.

Feeder bulls: Medium and large frame 1, 17 head, 275 to 299 lbs., 158.00 to 179.00 (169.06); 10 head, 300 to 343 lbs., 164.00 to 178.00 (167.90); 30 head, 351 to 398 lbs., 151.00 to 165.00 (156.05); 22 head, 405 to 440 lbs., 149.00 to 163.00 (153.40); 19 head, 450 to 495 lbs., 142.00 to 158.00 (149.36); 28 head, 500 to 535 lbs., 122.00 to 136.00 (130.66); 19 head, 557 to 593 lbs., 123.00 to 137.00 (132.85); 13 head, 610 to 645 lbs., 131.00 to 136.00 (134.08); 13 head, 655 to 693 lbs., 115.00 to 127.00 (118.76); 3 head, 715 to 730 lbs., 116.00 to 130.00 (125.27); 5 head, 814 lbs., 120.00. Medium and large frame 2, 4 head, 275 lbs., 154.00; 5 head, 320 to 345 lbs., 139.00 to 153.00 (148.83); 7 head, 373 to 395 lbs., 136.00 to 148.00 (140.16); 10 head, 425 to 445 lbs., 125.00 to 145.00 (140.18); 18 head, 455 to 494 lbs., 128.00 to 141.00 (135.60); 10 head, 550 to 595 lbs., 112.00 to 127.00 (119.65); 4 head, 605 to 645 lbs., 113.00 to 122.00 (118.78); 2 head, 650 to 660 lbs., 104.00 to 106.00 (105.01); 2 head, 715 lbs., 113.00.

Slaughter cattle: Cows, Breaker, 75 to 80%, per hundredweight/actual weight, 13 head, 1300 to 1580 lbs., 60.00 to 63.00 (61.33) average dressing; 9 head, 1300 to 1745 lbs., 64.00 to 69.00 (66.29) high; 6 head, 1300 to 1498 lbs., 55.00 to 59.00 (56.33) low. Boner, 80 to 85%, 14 head, 1150 to 1240 lbs., 60.00 to 63.00 (62.16) average; 8 head, 1175 to 1290 lbs., 64.00 to 68.00 (65.25) high; 22 head, 1165 to 1295 lbs., 52.00 to 58.00 (54.98) low. Lean, 85 to 90%, 6 head, 1030 to 1095 lbs., 58.00 to 61.00 (59.01) average; 7 head, 1000 to 1115 lbs., 64.00 to 70.00 (67.25) high; 23 head, 1015 to 1145 lbs., 51.00 to 55.00 (53.28) low. Bulls 1 to 2, 10 head, 1560 to 2275 lbs., 78.00 to 82.00 (80.27) average; 9 head, 1330 to 2150 lbs., 83.00 to 87.00 (84.26) high; 8 head, 1375 to 1840 lbs., 72.00 to 76.00 (73.99) low.

Replacement cattle: Bred cows, medium and large frame 1 to 2, per family/actual weight, 2 to 4 yers old, 2nd trimester, 1 head, 865 lbs., 800.00. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, per head/actual weight, 2 to 4 years old, 2nd trimester, 5 head, 830 to 1115 lbs., 760.00 to 1100.00 (880.84); 2 to 4 years old, 3rd trimester, 2 head, 925 to 1070 lbs., 800.00 to 910.00 (859.00); 5 to 8 years old, 2nd trimester, 5 head, 985 to 1440 lbs., 750.00 to 1075.00 (961.94); 5 to 8 years old, 3rd trimester, 1 head, 1235 lbs., 750.00; over 8 years old, 2nd trimester, 1 head, 1180 lbs., 775.00; over 8 years old, 3rd trimester, 7 head, 1105 to 1178 lbs., 785.00 to 875.00 (820.06).

Cow-calf pairs: Medium and large frame 1 to 2 with under 150 pounds calf, per family/actual weight, 2 to 4 years old, open, 3 head, 615 to 885 lbs., 800.00 to 1100.00 (933.21); 5 to 8 years old, open, 1 head, 1120 lbs., 1150.00. Medium and large frame 1 to 2 with 150 to 300 pounds calf, 2 to 4 years old, open, 2 head, 820 to 1145 lbs., 910.00 to 1285.00 (1128.51). Medium and large frame 1 to 2 with over 300 pounds calf, 2 to 4 years old, open, 3 head, 1080 to 1365 lbs., 1110.00 to 1350.00 (1157.25); 5 to 8 years old, open, 4 head, 915 to 1060 lbs., 910.00 to 1250.00 (1106.01).

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