Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards for April 8, 2022

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards:

Oklahoma Weekly Cattle Auction Summary Livestock Weighted Average Report for the week of April 4 through Thursday.

Receipts: 27,030; Last report: 23,055; Last year: 28,742

Compared to last week: Feeder steers sold $1-$2 lower. Feeder heifers $2-$3 lower. Stocker cattle and calves sold $3-$6 lower. Demand moderate for all classes. Cattle futures struggled to stay out of the red most of the week as grain futures continue to push higher. Slaughter cattle movement was good, however prices there have remained in the $137- $138 range in Texas and Kansas for some time. Slaughter cows and bulls steady to $1 lower. Packer demand moderate. Supply included: 92% Feeder Cattle (54% Steers, 43% Heifers, 3% Bulls, 0% Dairy Heifers); 7% Slaughter Cattle (88% Cows, 13% Bulls); 1% Replacement Cattle (56% Bred Cows, 1% Bred Heifers, 43% Cow-Calf Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs. was 59%.

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