The Oklahoman

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards:

Receipts Tuesday: 587; Last week: 560; Last year: 687

Monday's Actual: 7,774

Note: The Oklahoma National Stockyards will be closed next week on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 6- 7 for the Labor Day Holiday.

Compared to last week: Slaughter cows and bulls $1-$2 higher. Demand moderate. A total of 221 cows and bulls sold with 77 percent going to market. Supply included: 62% Feeder Cattle (100% Steers); 29% Slaughter Cattle (78% Cows, 22% Bulls); 9% Replacemen­t Cattle (81% Bred Cows, 19% Cow-Calf Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 0%.

Slaughter Cows: 1,000-1,625 lbs. Average dressing Breakers and Boners $64- $72.50; Lean Cows $60$64; High dressing Breakers (Boners and Lean not tested) $75-$78; Low dressing Boners and Breakers not tested; Lean cows $51- $57.50; Very Low dressing $48-$49; 675-1,000 lbs. Lightweigh­t cows Average dressing $60; High dressing $64; Low dressing $50-$53.50; Very Low dressing $33- $47.

Slaughter Bulls: 1,325-2,375 lbs. Average dressing $89-$97; High dressing $98- $102; Low dressing $71-$85.

Replacemen­t Cows: Pretested for pregnancy and age. Medium and Large No. 1: 2-4 year old 875-1,175 lb. cows in 2nd and 3rd trimester $1,000- $1,175/ head; 5-8 year old 800-1,425 lb. cows in 1st and 2nd trimester $1,000- $1,200/head. Medium and Large Nos. 1-2: 2-4 year old 845 lb. cows in 2nd trimester $910/head; 5-8 year old in 1st and 3rd trimester $800-$975/head.

Bred Heifers: Pretested for pregnancy and age. Not establishe­d.

Cow Calf Pairs: Medium and Large No. 1: 5-8 year old 950 lb. cow with >300 lb. calves $1,050/pair. Medium and Large Nos. 1-2: 5-8 year old 1,000 lb. cows with 150-300 lb. calves $875/pair.

SOURCE: USDA-OKLAHOMA AGRICULTUR­E DEPARTMENT MARKET NEWS SERVICE

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