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Apache cattle auction report

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The Apache Livestock Auction, Apache, Oklahoma, reported receipts of 1,345 head on Aug. 24, compared to 647 head last week and 1,304 head last year, according to the USDA-Oklahoma Department of Agriculture Market News Service, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Compared to a week ago, there were not enough cattle last week for a market comparison; however, there was a higher undertone was noted. The supply included 48% weighing over 600 pounds and 54% was heifers. The slaughter cows were selling $1 to $3 lower. The slaughter bulls were selling $1 to $2 lower. The packer demand was moderate. A total of 131 cows and bulls was sold with 78% going to packers.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 6 head, 318 lbs., 184.00; 406 to 447 lbs., 164.00 to 179.00 (169.45); 18 head, 461 to 463 lbs., 160.00 to 167.00 (161.56); 515 to 539 lbs., 153.50 to 165.00 (156.43); 17 head, 566 to 588 lbs., 148.50 to 150.00 (149.10); 18 head, 580 to 582 lbs., 143.00 to 144.00 (143.50) fleshy; 5 head, 602 lbs., 148.50; 14 head, 682 lbs., 143.00; 5 head, 671 lbs., 136.50 calves; 700 to 748 lbs., 138.00 to 145.00 (142.38); 8 head, 865 lbs., 133.50. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 7 head, 312 lbs., 154.00; 10 head, 626 lbs., 145.00; 28 head, 635 lbs., 135.00 calves; 6 head, 698 lbs., 143.75. Medium and large frame 2, 28 head, 362 lbs., 140.00; 11 head, 545 lbs., 131.00.

Feeder bulls: Medium and large frame 1, 9 head, 463 to 473 lbs., 157.00 to 167.00 (160.29); 5 head, 509 lbs., 160.00; 5 head, 642 lbs., 131.00 calves.

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 7 head, 384 lbs., 152.50; 429 to 442 lbs., 141.50 to 153.00 (145.26); 7 head, 444 lbs., 140.00 fleshy; 465 to 485 lbs., 137.00 to 148.00 (141.16); 20 head, 515 to 543 lbs., 138.00 to 140.50 (138.60); 5 head, 538 lbs., 132.00 fleshy; 555 to 594 lbs., 125.00 to 130.00 (127.72) fleshy; 600 to 644 lbs., 129.00 to 134.50 (131.33); 654 to 689 lbs., 130.50 to 137.00 (135.37); 702 to 745 lbs., 129.00 to 131.75 (130.07). Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 19 head, 282 lbs., 134.00; 360 to 366 lbs., 130.00 to 145.00 (132.76); 6 head, 645 lbs., 125.00; 13 head, 755 lbs., 127.25.

Slaughter cows: Breakers, 16 head, 75 to 80% lean, 1100 to 1550 lbs., 70.00 to 71.50; high dressing, 73.00 to 74.50; low dressing, 66.50 to 68.50. Boners, 22 head, 80 to 85% lean, 1050 to 1450 lbs., 67.00 to 73.00; high dressing, 74.00 to 77.50; low dressing, 63.50 to 66.50. Lean, 33 head, 85 to 90% lean, 1025 to 1225 lbs., 66.50 to 69.50; high dressing, 57.50 to 64.50. Light, 13 head, 85 to 90% lean, 750 to 1000 lbs., 67.00; low dressing, 59.00 to 65.00.

Slaughter bulls: Yield grade 1 to 2, 18 head, 1200 to 2150 lbs., 90.00 to 94.00; high dressing, 94.50 to 97.00; low dressing, 86.00 to 88.00.

Replacement cows: Pre-tested for bangs, pregnancy, and age. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 4 years old, 1350 lbs., 7 months bred, high quality 1450.00; 2 to 7 years old, 1250 to 1300 lbs., 3 to 8 months bred, average quality 1125.00; 5 to 7 years old, 1100 to 1200 lbs., 3 to 5 months bred, low quality 800.00 to 950.00.

Pairs: Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 4 years old, 1000 lbs., with 300-lb. calves, average quality 1425.00.

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