Southern Oklahoma feeder cattle summary

Southern Oklahoma Livestock Auction, Ada, Oklahoma, reported receipts of 2,170 head of feeder cattle selling on Feb. 3, compared to 1,991 head on Jan. 27 and 467 head a year ago, according to the USDA-Oklahoma Department of Agriculture Market News, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Compared to the previous week, the feeder steers were steady to $2 lower and the steer calves were selling $1 to $3 higher. The heifers were unevenly mixed and they were mostly steady to $3 higher. The demand was good. The quality was average to good. The supply included 100% feeder cattle with 47% steers, 44% was heifers and 9% was bulls. The feeder cattle supply weighing over 600 pounds was 29%.