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March 8, 2014


McALESTER — On Tuesday, 450 head of cattle were sold at the McAlester Union Stockyards, with fewer sales due to inclement weather. Steers sold steady to $6 higher than at the last sale, and heifers sold $2 to $6 higher.

Consignments are open for the next replacement cow and bull sale set for April 12.

A Beefmaster sale is set for March 15.

Weight Range #1 Steers #1 Heifers

225-300 lb. $246-$290 $201-$230

300-350 lb. $230-$257 $205-$223

350-400 lb. $221-$237 $203-$218

400-450 lb. $212-$228 $188-$201

450-500 lb. $202-$217 $188-$200

500-550 lb. $201-$214 $183-$196

550-600 lb. $192-$200 $164-$177

600-700 lb. $175-$195 $157-$172

700-750 lb. $161-$170 $152-$168

800-850 lb. $151-$166 $142-$157

Packer cows and bulls sold steady at the evening sale Tuesday at McAlester Union Stockyards.

High-yielding packer bulls sold from $114 to $117. Average-yielding packer bulls sold from $109 to $112. Low-yielding packer bulls sold from $102 to $106.

High-yielding packer cows sold from $98 to $105. Average-yielding packer cows sold from $92 to $99. Low-yielding packer cows sold from $85 to $95.

A sale is held at the stockyards every Tuesday, with sales of stocker and feeder cattle beginning at 10 a.m. and sales of cows and bulls beginning at 6 p.m

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