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Carthage- Joplin Regional Stockyards: Feeder Cattle Auction Close for 2/27/12

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Receipts:  8497    Last Week:  8988    Year Ago:  8260

   Compared to last week, steer and heifer calves and yearlings steady to 2.00
lower following last week's sharply higher trade.  Demand moderate to good,
supply moderate to heavy.  Live Cattle and Feeder Cattle future contracts all
closed on the down side adding negative pressure to the feeder cattle trade. The
February USDA Cattle On Feed report showed 102 percent On Feed, Placements 98
percent and Marketing 102 percent.  The feeder supply included 56 percent 
steers, 40 percent heifers, 04 percent bulls, with 53 percent over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  325-400 lbs 212.00-227.50, pkg 349 lbs
thin 244.00, fleshy 205.00-215.00; 400-450 lbs 198.00-221.00, fleshy 188.00-
199.00, 450-500 lbs 188.00-200.00, thin 205.00-206.00, fleshy 184.00-188.00;
500-550 lbs 180.00-190.00, fleshy 172.00-181.00, 550-600 lbs 172.00-189.00; 600
-700 lbs 158.00-175.00; 700-800 lbs 150.00-158.00; 800-850 lbs 143.00-155.00;
900-1000 lbs 129.50-138.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  250-275 lbs 215.00-220.00;
325-400 lbs 197.00-213.00, thin 222.00-235.00; 400-500 lbs 177.50-205.00; 500
-600 lbs 155.00-185.00, lot 510 lbs thin 189.00; 600-700 lbs 150.00-167.00; 700
-800 lbs 148.00-156.50; 800-900 lbs 139.00-150.50; 900-1000 lbs 128.50-137.00;
pkg 1013 lbs 131.00.  Medium and Large 2 lot 369 lbs 173.00; 425-450 lbs thin
177.50-178.00; lot 566 lbs 168.00; 600-650 lbs 155.00; 700-750 lbs 145.00-
146.00; pkg 824 lbs 144.00.  Large 1 pkg 402 lbs 195.00; pkg 541 lbs 174.00;
650-675 lbs 156.00-158.00; pkg 804 lbs 151.00; lot 1256 lbs 90.00.  Medium 2-3
pkg 652 lbs 114.00.  Medium 3 lot 606 lbs 144.00; lot 727 lbs 146.00.  Medium 3
-4 pkg 383 lbs 112.00; pkg 470 lbs 97.50; pkg 503 lbs 110.00.  Small 4 Jerseys
pkg 446 lbs 77.50; pkg 578 lbs 75.00.

   Holsteins: Large 3  500-575 lbs 120.00-121.00; lot 652 lbs 120.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 180.00-197.50, fleshy 176.00
-185.00; 400-450 lbs 179.00-187.00, fleshy 175.00-180.00, 450-500 lbs 171.00-
183.00, fleshy 156.00-170.00; 500-550 lbs 161.50-178.00, fleshy 160.00-169.00,
550-600 lbs 156.00-165.00, fleshy 153.00-161.00, lot thin 168.00; 600-700 lbs
142.50-160.00; 700-775 lbs 138.00-144.00; 800-900 lbs 135.00-137.00; lot 993 lbs
115.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  225-300 lbs 172.50-197.50; 300-400 lbs 171.00-
187.00, lot 387 lbs thin 187.50; 400-450 lbs 167.50-179.00, pkg 417 lbs thin
184.00, 450-500 lbs 157.00-179.00; 500-600 lbs 153.00-175.00; 600-700 lbs 136.00
-154.00, lot 639 lbs thin 154.25; 700-775 lbs 134.00-142.00; 800-825 lbs 127.00-
133.00; 900-1000 lbs 108.00-122.50.  Medium and Large 2 pkg 262 lbs thin 192.50;
425-500 lbs 164.00-172.50; lot 570 lbs 144.00, lot 573 lbs thin 154.00; lot 614
lbs 154.50; 700-750 lbs 135.00-138.00; pkg 968 lbs 105.00.  Large 1 pkg 409 lbs
177.00.  Medium 1-2 lot 521 lbs 152.00.  Medium and Large 2-3 pkg 757 lbs full
100.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  350-375 lbs 205.00-213.00; 400-475 lbs 
184.00-197.50; 525-575 lbs 164.00-174.00, fleshy 157.00-162.00; 600-650 lbs 
calves 147.00-150.00, 625-700 lbs 155.00-168.00; pkg 745 lbs 149.00.  Medium and
Large 1-2 pkg 279 lbs 207.50; lot 345 lbs 207.50; 400-500 lbs 175.00-192.50; 500
-575 lbs 159.00-173.00; pkg 622 lbs 161.00, pkg 633 lbs calves 153.00; 700-775
lbs 131.00-135.00.

Source: MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, Jefferson City, 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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