Woodward Livestock, Woodward, Oklahoma, reported receipts of 2,812 head of feeder cattle selling on Oct. 31, compared to 4,521 head on Oct. 24 and 5,381 head a year ago, according to the USDA-Oklahoma Department of Agriculture Market News, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Compared to the previous week, the feeder steers weighing over 700 pounds were sold steady to $4 higher and those under 700 pounds were not well tested, but a lower undertone was noted. The feeder heifers were not well tested on limited comparable receipts, but instances of $1 to $2 lower were indicated. The steer calves were not well tested, but a higher undertone was noted. The heifer calves were selling with a steady undertone on a very light test. The demand was moderate to good. The quality was average to attractive. A heifer calf was auctioned to raise money for a local cause and local producers and cattle buyers were happy to participate. A cold front has moved across the trading region bringing a light winter mix of rain and snow. This winter mix and bitter cold temperatures has hindered cattle movement. The supply included 100% feeder cattle with 59% steers, 40% were heifers and 1% were bulls. The feeder cattle supply weighing over 600 pounds was 77%.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, per hundredweight/actual weight, 2 head, 365 lbs., 169.00 unweaned; 11 head, 433 to 449 lbs., 177.00; 6 head, 426 lbs., 168.00 unweaned; 16 head, 460 to 473 lbs., 168.00 to 175.00 (172.76); 17 head, 458 to 498 lbs., 162.50 to 163.00 (162.84) unweaned; 13 head, 501 to 527 lbs., 157.00 to 158.50 (157.56); 8 head, 510 lbs., 148.00 unweaned; 46 head, 553 to 590 lbs., 140.50 to 148.50 (146.42); 19 head, 553 to 596 lbs., 133.00 to 139.00 (138.00) unweaned; 216 head, 600 to 645 lbs., 136.00 to 142.00 (139.04); 38 head, 608 to 648 lbs., 128.00 to 134.50 (132.27) unweaned; 90 head, 662 to 699 lbs., 134.50 to 139.50 (137.07); 14 head, 673 lbs., 123.50 unweaned; 23 head, 734 to 740 lbs., 138.00 to 143.00 (140.38); 299 head, 751 to 793 lbs., 145.50 to 150.00 (148.46); 147 head, 805 to 838 lbs., 144.00 to 148.00 (145.81); 155 head, 861 to 883 lbs., 145.50 to 148.25 (146.96); 6 head, 918 lbs., 131.00; 52 head, 962 lbs., 137.50. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 3 head, 355 lbs., 171.00; 15 head, 428 lbs., 148.00 unweaned; 14 head, 470 to 496 lbs., 143.00 to 151.00 (146.48) unweaned; 8 head, 521 lbs., 146.00 unweaned; 9 head, 652 lbs., 133.50; 75 head, 710 to 729 lbs., 130.00 to 140.00 (136.03); 13 head, 784 to 796 lbs., 124.00 to 132.00 (127.11); 14 head, 887 lbs., 120.50; 4 head, 922 lbs., 125.00; 6 head, 984 lbs., 118.00; 17 head, 1017 to 1030 lbs., 123.50 to 124.00 (123.56); 26 head, 1072 lbs., 125.50. Medium and large frame 2, 1 head, 395 lbs., 142.00; 5 head, 575 lbs., 115.00 unweaned; 9 head, 737 lbs., 122.00; 3 head, 800 lbs., 116.50.

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 4 head, 393 lbs., 146.00; 9 head, 366 lbs., 133.00 unweaned; 6 head, 400 lbs., 143.00 to 146.00 (144.50); 71 head, 450 to 492 lbs., 132.00 to 141.00 (135.62); 13 head, 456 lbs., 125.00 unweaned; 76 head, 508 to 549 lbs., 129.50 to 136.00 (132.29); 25 head, 500 to 541 lbs., 121.00 to 124.00 (122.43) unweaned; 22 head, 594 lbs., 135.50; 72 head, 555 to 598 lbs., 118.00 to 125.50 (123.41) unweaned; 182 head, 612 to 624 lbs., 133.00 to 144.75 (140.18); 35 head, 611 to 642 lbs., 120.00 to 125.00 (122.82) unweaned; 12 head, 686 lbs., 132.00; 35 head, 657 to 668 lbs., 122.00 to 125.00 (123.89) unweaned; 70 head, 709 to 723 lbs., 138.50 to 139.00 (138.93); 27 head, 715 to 733 lbs., 116.00 to 122.00 (120.03) unweaned; 27 head, 775 to 792 lbs., 127.00 to 131.00 (128.90); 67 head, 822 to 825 lbs., 124.50 to 133.50 (132.98); 50 head, 906 to 913 lbs., 118.00 to 128.50 (126.91); 6 head, 967 lbs., 122.00. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 3 head, 345 lbs., 120.00 unweaned; 6 head, 388 lbs., 128.00 unweaned; 2 head, 412 lbs., 133.00; 8 head, 460 to 477 lbs., 127.00 to 135.00 (129.96); 7 head, 489 lbs., 118.00 unweaned; 4 head, 518 lbs., 125.00; 3 head, 560 to 565 lbs., 119.00 to 125.00 (123.01); 29 head, 605 to 608 lbs., 130.00 to 132.00 (130.76); 18 head, 655 lbs., 126.00; 18 head, 718 to 746 lbs., 122.00 to 125.00 (123.34); 28 head, 818 to 824 lbs., 112.00 to 122.00 (118.09). Medium and large frame 2, 20 head, 686 to 696 lbs., 112.00 to 122.00 (114.97); 4 head, 728 lbs., 120.00.

Feeder bulls: Medium and large frame 1, 12 head, 545 lbs., 144.00; 1 head, 1010 lbs., 122.00. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 2 head, 597 lbs., 118.00 unweaned; 7 head, 684 lbs., 123.00; 2 head, 760 lbs., 120.00. Medium and large frame 2, 4 head, 418 lbs., 123.00.

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