Southern Oklahoma feeder cattle auction summary

Southern Oklahoma Livestock Auction, Ada, Oklahoma, reported receipts of 1,792 head of feeder cattle selling on Jan. 20, compared to 2,900 head on Jan. 13 and 1,643 head a year ago, according to the USDA-Oklahoma Department of Agriculture Market News, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Compared to the previous week, the steers were selling $2 to $4 higher. The heifers were steady to $4 higher. The demand was good. The quality was average to good. Light rain and cooler temperatures moved in across the trade area on Wednesday. The supply included 100% feeder cattle with 40% steers, 46% was heifers and 14% was bulls. The feeder cattle supply weighing over 600 pounds was 24%.