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Springfield livestock reports

Springfield - Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 12/17/14

Receipts:  1480    Week Ago:  2682    Year Ago:  2521

   Compared to last week, steers under 700 lbs and heifers under 550 lbs 20.00
lower, steers over 700 lbs and heifer over 550 lbs 10.00 to 15.00 lower.
Holsteins not well tested.  Demand moderate to light, supply moderate.  The 
Feeder Cattle futures have not been able find any traction as they have closed
limit down for the last several days.  The feeder supply included 53 percent
steers, 02 percent Holsteins, 27 percent heifers, 19 percent bulls, with 45
percent over 600 lbs.

***Note:  This is the last sale for 2014.  Springfield Livestock Marketing
Center will be closed December 22nd to January 4th for the Christmas and New
Year holidays.  The regular sale schedule will resume January 5, 2015.***

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 250.00-292.00; pkg 448 lbs
287.00; 500-600 lbs 230.00-267.00; 665-700 lbs 206.00-225.00, 600-700 lbs 
calves 195.00-227.00; load lot 740 lbs 209.50, pkg 724 lbs calves 193.00; 820
-860 lbs 193.00-203.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 240.00-261.00; 500
-600 lbs 220.00-254.00; 600-640 lbs calves 200.00-219.00, 670-685 lbs 207.00;
pkg 852 lbs 194.00.  Medium and Large 2  580-600 lbs 210.00; pkg 603 lbs full
204.00.  Large 1 lot 621 lbs 220.00; 770-780 lbs 182.00-203.50.  Medium 1-2  pkg
512 lbs 210.00.  Medium 3-4  pkg 432 lbs 158.00.  Small 4  pkg 270 lbs Jerseys
125.00.

   Holsteins: Large 3 pkg 235 lbs 237.50; 700-775 lbs 159.00-162.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-375 lbs 265.00-295.00; 400-450 lbs
248.00-272.50, 450-500 lbs 232.00-255.00; 500-550 lbs 224.00-245.00, 550-600 lbs
209.00-224.00; 600-635 lbs calves 194.50-218.50, pkg 694 lbs 183.00; pkg 781 lbs
186.00; pkg 815 lbs 176.00; pkg 1087 lbs 140.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  325-400
lbs 260.00-272.50; pkg 418 lbs thin 253.00, 450-500 lbs 230.00-241.00; 500-600
lbs 197.00-231.00; 630-640 lbs calves 189.00-190.00; 700-745 lbs 175.00-184.00.
Medium and Large 2 pkg 503 lbs 215.00; pkg 612 lbs calves 187.00.  Large 1 pkg
563 lbs 205.00; 630-660 lbs calves 188.00-190.00.  Medium 1-2  pkg 287 lbs 275.00
pkg 527 lbs 210.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 290 lbs 350.00; 350-400 lbs 285.00-
297.50; 400-500 lbs 235.00-268.00; 500-600 lbs 204.00-251.00; 635-665 lbs calves
201.00-210.00; pkg 713 lbs 188.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 329 lbs thin 268.00
450-500 lbs 225.00-245.00; 559 lbs 208.00-210.00; 600-625 lbs calves few 200.00
-205.00; pkg 745 lbs 191.00  Large 1  pkg 355 lbs 250.00; 530-570 lbs 210.00-
215.00; pkg 1059 lbs 130.00.  Small 4  pkg 381 lbs Jerseys 100.00.

Source: MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, Springfield, MO
        Rick Huffman, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
        24 Hour Market Report 573-522-9244
        www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS136.txt

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