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August 16, 2013



On Tuesday, 1,370 head of cattle were sold at the McAlester Union Stockyards. Steers  sold $1 to $18 higher than at the last sale. Heifers sold $3 to $7 higher.

Consignments are open for the next replacement cow sale set for Sept. 28.

    Weight Range    #1 Steers    #1 Heifers

225-300 lb.    $210-$235    $170-$185

300-350 lb.    $208-$222    $170-$183

350-400 lb.    $193-$212    $161-$174

400-450 lb.    $182-$196    $155-$167

450-500 lb.    $170-$183    $153-$165

500-550 lb.    $159-$172    $147-$160

550-600 lb.    $154-$167    $136-$150

600-700 lb.    $141-$160    $133-$148

700-750 lb.    $137-$153    $128-$135

800-850 lb.    $132-$151    $117-$127

There were 130 cows and bulls sold at the evening sale Tuesday at McAlester Union Stockyards.

Packer cows sold $4 lower than at the last sale, and packer bulls sold $2 higher.

High-yielding packer bulls sold from $105 to $108. Average-yielding packer bulls sold from $101 to $104. Low-yielding packer bulls sold from $90 to $95.

High-yielding packer cows sold from $87 to $93. Average-yielding packer cows sold from $83 to $87. Low-yielding packer cows sold from $71 to $85.

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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