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Joplin livestock reports

Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards: Feeder Cattle Auction for 03/02/15

Receipts:  1058    Week Ago:  2880    Year Ago:  0

   Compared to last week, steers under 650 lbs and heifers (all weights) 
unevenly steady with the exception of a load of 950 weight heifers sharply
higher, steers 650 to 900 lbs 2.00 to 4.00 higher, Demand moderate to good,
supply light.  Inclement weather has hampered movement of cattle to the
livestock market.  A warm-up then more snow and cold temperatures.  The feeder
supply included 62 percent steers, 32 percent heifers, 06 percent bulls, with 66
percent over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 313 lbs thin 365.00, pkg 348 lbs 
330.00; 400-450 lbs 282.50-315.00, 450-500 lbs 270.00-275.00; 500-600 lbs 240.00
-282.00; 625-700 lbs 220.00-239.00, calves 211.00-223.00; 700-800 lbs 206.00-
221.00, pkg 735 lbs calves 200.00; 860-870 lbs 190.00-192.00.  Medium and Large
1-2  500-600 lbs 232.00-243.00; 600-655 lbs 224.00-236.00; 700-760 lbs 202.00-
212.00; pkg 922 lbs 172.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 178 lbs 355.00; 300-360 lbs 260.00-
275.00; 400-460 lbs 246.00-257.50; 500-600 lbs 212.00-225.00; 600-670 lbs 198.00
-204.50; 705-710 lbs 185.00; pkg 808 lbs 173.00; load lot 950 lbs 173.25. 
Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 385 lbs 250.00; 450-500 lbs 212.00-227.50; 525-550 lbs
217.00-225.00; 600-680 lbs 180.00-204.00; 765-800 lbs 170.00-179.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 212 lbs 370.00; 300-375 lbs 310.00
-335.00; 415-435 lbs 280.00; 500-585 lbs 232.00-270.00; pkg 650 lbs calves 
210.00.  Large 1  pkg 480 lbs 265.00.

Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Carthage, MO
         Rick Huffman, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 Hour Market Report 573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS151.txt

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