The Pryor Times

Agriculture

April 5, 2012

Livestock reports

Tulsa stockyards

A total of 2,149 head sold April 2, compared to 1,633 last week and 2,377 last year.  Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers not tested. Steer calves sold $3 to $6 lower. Heifer calves sold $2 to $7 lower. Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady.

Feeder Steers medium

and large 1

300-400 lbs.          200 to 227

400-500 lbs.          179 to 200

500-600 lbs.          166 to 193

over 600 lbs.         160 to 167

Heifers medium and large 1

300-400 lbs.      175.50 to 201

400-500 lbs.          170 to 183

500-600 lbs.      142.50 to 174

over 600 lbs.         129 to 146.50

Slaughter Cows

Breakers          75 to 89

Boners            79 to 89

Lean               78 to 92

Light               72 to 83

Slaughter Bulls

Yield Grade 1-2    90 to 112

Replacement Cows

2-5 year-olds,  950-1275 lbs., 2-5 months bred    1100 to 1260

South Coffeyville Stockyards

A total of 1,819 head sold March 30. Grazing steers and heifers sold steady to $3 lower. Medium framed, plainer steers and heifers sold steady. All feeder steers and heifers sold steady to $3 lower.

Choice Steers

300 and down    200 to 241

300 to 400    200 to 246

400 to 500    190 to 212

500 to 600    175 to 202

600 to 700    160 to 182

700 and up    130 to 153

Choice Heifers

300 and down    180 to 220

300 to 400    180 to 211

400 to 500    160 to 190

500 to 600    145 to 186

600 to 700    135 to 162

700 and up    120 to 142

Cows

Pairs                           1060 to 1750

Bred Stock Cows    800 to 1500

High Dressing Cows    .83 to .96

Utility and Commercial    .65 to .79

Canners and Cutters    .40 to .62

Bulls

High Yielding Bulls    .80 to 1.05

Low Yielding Bulls    .80/back

Consignments for April 6 include: 70 mixed heifers, 725-775 lbs., load lot; 62 black steers and heifers, 450-600 lbs.; 65 mixed steers, 750-800 lbs., weaned; special cow consignment from Gerald Wehmeyer, 44 mostly black pairs, 3-7 yrs. old, 10 mostly black cows, heavy bred, 3-7 years old.

Vinita

Receipts from the March 28 sale totalled 849.

Feeder Steers, medium and large frame 1

WEIGHTS    PRICE

300-400 lbs.    211 to 230

400-500 lbs.    192 to 211

500-600 lbs.    173 to 192

Feeder Heifers, medium and large frame 1

300-400 lbs.    162 to 182

400-500 lbs.    154 to 162

500-600 lbs.     148 to 154

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