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Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 3/14/12

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Receipts:  1807    Last Week:  2298    Year Ago:  1945

   Compared to last week, steer calves under 450 lbs 10.00 to 20.00 higher, 450
to 550 lbs steady, over 550 lbs 1.00 to 4.00 lower, Holsteins steady to 3.00
higher, heifers under 400 lbs steady, 400 to 550 lbs 4.00 to 6.00 higher, over
550 lbs steady.  Demand moderate to good, supply moderate.  The bulk of the
offering un-weaned calves.  Demand very good for feather weight steers/bulls
but demand dropped off late into the sale.  It feels like late spring with the
above normal temperatures.  Fertilizer buggies are in high demand as producers
take advantage of the good weather to apply fertilizer.  The feeder supply
included 32 percent steers, 20 percent Holsteins, 36 percent heifers, 12 percent
bulls, with 28 percent over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 283 lbs 234.00; 325-400 lbs 204.50
-247.00; 400-450 lbs 190.00-220.00, 450-500 lbs 188.50-212.00; 500-550 lbs 
170.00-194.00, pkg 530 lbs thin 201.00, 550-600 lbs 160.00-175.00; 600-700 lbs
152.50-165.00; 700-750 lbs 150.00-156.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs
188.00-230.00; 400-450 lbs 185.00-213.00; 500-575 lbs 165.00-180.00; 625-650 lbs
163.00-164.00, pkg 647 lbs calves 155.00; 700-775 lbs 142.50-155.00; lot 985 lbs
126.00.  Large 1 pkg 388 lbs 211.00; pkg 497 lbs 175.00; pkg 542 lbs 165.00.
Medium 1-2 pkg 246 lbs 212.00; pkg 598 lbs 144.00; pkg 708 lbs 136.00.  Medium
3-4 pkg 525 lbs 114.00; pkg 709 lbs 103.00.

  Holsteins: Large 3 pkg 274 lbs 137.00; 325-400 lbs 136.00-143.00; 400-500 lbs
130.00-139.00; 500-600 lbs 120.00-134.00; 600-700 lbs 117.50-127.50; 700-775 lbs
115.00-118.75; 800-875 lbs 102.00-113.00; 925-950 lbs 100.00-106.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  250-300 lbs 187.00-194.00; 325-400 lbs
180.00-187.00; 400-450 lbs 178.50-190.00, 450-500 lbs 168.50-184.00; 500-550 lbs
164.00-174.50, 550-600 lbs 154.00-159.50; 600-650 lbs 155.00-156.00, calves 
152.00-154.00; pkg 712 lbs 138.50, pkg 752 lbs fleshy 133.50.  Medium and Large
1-2  300-400 lbs 170.00-185.00; 400-500 lbs 157.00-184.50; 500-600 lbs 145.00-
164.00; 600-700 lbs 140.00-146.50; 700-750 lbs 133.50-141.00; pkg 853 lbs 122.50
Medium and Large 2 pkg 295 lbs 186.00; pkg 391 lbs 163.50; pkg 472 lbs 155.00; pkg 645 lbs thin 115.50.  Large 1 pkg 394 lbs 177.00; pkg 452 lbs 160.00; 500-
550 lbs 151.50-155.00; pkg 625 lbs 144.50.  Medium 2-3 pkg 348 lbs 160.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  325-350 lbs 224.00-246.00; 400-475 lbs
193.00-218.00; 500-600 lbs 158.00-186.00; 600-650 lbs 157.00-158.50, pkg thin
161.50; pkg 738 lbs calves 147.50.  Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 355 lbs 190.00;
450-500 lbs 170.00-195.50; 500-600 lbs 159.00-181.50; pkg 779 lbs 129.50, pkg
768 lbs thin 143.50; pkg 927 lbs thin 119.00.  Medium and Large 2 pkg 478 lbs
185.00.

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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