McAlester Union Stockyards
September Quality Replacement Sale Synopsis
On Saturday, February 21st, 2015 we sold 800 replacement cattle to a standing room only crowd of buyers from Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Kansas and Missouri. Demand was strong for the top end of Pairs, Bred Heifers, Cows, and Bulls with 105 buyers.
The top selling pairs were a fancy set of 1+ & 2 year old Angus Influence Heifers with 250lb black calves on their side & bred back in the 1st stage that sold for $3800 per pair. The balance of the pairs sold in a range of $3000 to $3775, averaging $3400.
The top selling bred cows sold for $2575 per round. These cows were a nice set of 5 year old Angus Influence cows in the 3rd stage bred to an Angus bull. The balance of the bred cows were carrying some age and various stages of pregnancy, averaging $2200 per head.
The top selling bred heifers were a big stout set of Angus Cross Heifers bred to a LBW Angus Bulls that sold for $3075 each. Bred heifers of various sizes, flesh condition, and stages of pregnancy averaged $2700.
Topping the bull sale was a standout Horned Hereford bull that sold for $5550. The bulls sold in a range from $2500 to $5550, and averaged $3500.
The next Special Replacement Sale is scheduled for April 18, 2015. Consignments are open. A special thanks to all consigners, buyers, and everyone that attended the sale. We stand by our tradition of hard work, honesty, and integrity, and would like to be your market of choice.
NOTE: McAlester Stockyards OQBN/Prevac sale dates: March 31st and June 2nd!