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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards: Oklahoma Weekly Cattle Auction Summary Livestock Weighted Average Report for the week of May 13 through Thursday.

Receipts: 30,351; Last week: 22,576; Last year: 36,122

Compared to last week: Combined weighted average for 7 auctions: Ada, Apache, McAlester, OKC, OKC West, Tulsa, and Woodward. Feeders steers sold steady to $6 lower. Feeder heifers $1-$7 lower. Steer and heifers calves steady to $4 higher on limited receipts. Demand moderate. CME cattle futures continued to close lower most of this week. Chances of thunderstorms are expected to continue over the weekend and towards the end of next week. Slaughter cows steady to $5 higher. Slaughter bulls sold $1-$4 higher. Packer demand moderate to good. Supply included 48 percent going to packers; 52 percent replacement cattle and pairs. Supply included: 91% Feeder Cattle (54% Steers, 0% Dairy Steers, 43% Heifers, 2% Bulls); 6% Slaughter Cattle (87% Cows, 13% Bulls); 3% Replacement Cattle (72% Bred Cows, 2% Bred Heifers, 26% Cow-Calf Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs. was 79%.

Steers: Medium and Large No. 1: (weighted average): 218 lbs. $200; 279 lbs. $199.55; 319 lbs. $193.62; 372 lbs. $185.78; 423 lbs. $178.47; 470 lbs. $179; 520 lbs. $168.03; 575 lbs. $161.70; Yearlings: 620 lbs. $158.76; 678 lbs. $145.76; 721 lbs. $141.84; 774 lbs. $136.02; 819 lbs. $131.17; 873 lbs. $123.52; 920 lbs. $120.55; 971 lbs. $116; 1,020 lbs. $113.33; 1,113 lbs. $111.65; 1,162 lbs. $109.

Heifers: Medium and Large No. 1: (weighted average): 283 lbs. $158; 331 lbs. $164.91; 375 lbs. $161.51; 429 lbs. $155.48; 475 lbs. $154.25; 525 lbs. $147.71; 569 lbs. $144.13; Yearlings: 624 lbs. $135.39; 680 lbs. $129.54; 724 lbs. $124.26; 776 lbs. $119.83; 827 lbs. $116.92; 877 lbs. $113.65; 925 lbs. $111.45; 965 lbs. $109.88; 1,014 lbs. $104.90; 1,165 lbs. $104.

Slaughter Cows: Average dressing Boners, Breakers and Lean cows $53-$66. Slaughter bulls average dressing $82-$93.

SLAUGHTER CATTLE

Slaughter cattle trades on a live basis traded $3-$5 lower in Kansas and Texas. In Nebraska live trades were $3-$4 lower and dressed sales $3-$10 lower. Slaughter cattle on a national basis for negotiated cash trades through Friday afternoon totaled 70,977 head. Last week's total head count was 130,387.

Midwest Direct Markets: Nebraska

Live Basis: Steers and Heifers: $117.

Dressed Basis: Steers and Heifers: $185-$186.

South Plains Direct Markets: Kansas and Texas

Live Basis: Steers and Heifers: $115-$117.

CATTLE FUTURES

Live Cattle: June $111.28; Aug. $108.93; Oct. $108.90; Dec. $113.55.

Feeder Cattle: May $134.53; Aug. $145.50; Sept. $146.70; Oct. $147.33.

CATTLE SLAUGHTER

Federally Inspected Cattle: 660,000 head down 1.2 percent from a year ago. Western Cornbelt Direct Lean Hog Base Price: Weighted average price of packers bids on a carcass basis delivered to packing plants as of Friday was $82.81.

HOG FUTURES

Dressed Basis: (74% yield): June $92.38; July $93; Aug. $93.95; Oct. $85.48.

HOG SLAUGHTER

Federally Inspected Hogs: 2.371 million head up 1.4 percent from a year ago.

SHEEP SLAUGHTER

Federally Inspected Sheep: 41,000 head down 6.8 percent from a year ago.

SHEEP AND GOAT

Receipts: 594 Last Sale 05/02/19: 630

Compared to the last sale May 2, 2019 All classes of slaughter goats were lightly tested last week, no trend is available but a lower undertone was noted. Slaughter lambs and ewes sharply lower. Demand light to moderate. Quality average to attractive. Supply included: 63% Slaughter Sheep/Lambs (56% Wooled & Shorn, 29% Hair Breeds, 14% Ewes, 1% Bucks); 16% Feeder Goats (100% Kids); 20% Slaughter Goats (47% Kids, 41% Nannies/Does, 6% Bucks/Billies, 6% Wethers).

Slaughter Kids: Selection No. 1: 50 lbs. $252-$275; 60-70 lbs. $249-$277.50; 70-75 lbs. $251-$264; 80 lbs. $206; 120 lbs. $211; Selection Nos. 1-2: 50-55 lbs. $200.

Slaughter Nannies/Does: Selection No. 1: 110-140 lbs. $87-$110; 150-190 lbs. $86-$100; Selection No. 2: 110 lbs. $81; 176 lbs. $76.

Slaughter Bucks/Billies: Selection No. 1: 143 lbs. $145; 170 lbs. $145; 240 lbs. $131; Selection No. 2: 140 lbs. $127; 180 lbs. $135.

Feeder Kids: Selection No. 1: 30-35 lbs. $226-$254; 40-46 lbs. $236-$281 Selection Nos. 1-2: 30-33 lbs. $221-$227; 40 lbs. $201.

Replacement Nannies: Selection No. 1 Sold by the head: Not tested.

Slaughter Lambs Wooled & Shorn: Choice and Prime Nos. 1-3: 46-48 lbs. $160-$161; 50-57 lbs. $156-$185; 65-68 lbs. $151-$170; 70-79 lbs. $163-$170; 80-87 lbs. $156-$164; 90-95 lbs. $136-$161; 100-120 lbs. $141-$160; 150 lbs. $139; Choice and Prime Nos. 2-3: 60-68 lbs. $160-$161; 70-79 lbs. $155-$164; 80-88 lbs. $156-$164.

Slaughter Ewes: Choice Nos. 2-3: 175 lbs. $63; 213 lbs. $57; Choice Nos. 3-4: 120-145 lbs. $67-$83; 150-190 lbs. $58-$78; 200-223 lbs. $61-$65; 250 lbs. $56; Good Nos. 2-3 130 lbs. $58; 150 lbs. $58.

Slaughter Bucks: Nos. 1-2: 140 lbs. $73; 180 lbs. $65; 220 lbs. $69; 270 lbs. $56-$57.

Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large No. 1: Not tested.

BOXED BEEF

Estimated Composite Boxed Beef Cutout Values: Friday Box beef cut-out values: up $0.01 from last Friday. Choice 600-900 lbs. $220.31; Select 600-900 lbs. $208.28.

MEAT PRODUCTION

Beef: 527.0 million lbs. down 0.5 percent from a year ago.

Pork: 509.0 million lbs. up 2.1 percent from a year ago.

Lamb: 2.6 million lbs. down 16.1 percent from a year ago.

Cattle Carcass Weights - National Average: This week estimate: 800 lbs.; Last week estimate 803 lbs.; Last year's actual 795 lbs.

SOURCE: USDA-OKLAHOMA AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT MARKET NEWS SERVICE

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