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Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 12/19/12

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Receipts:  1956    Last Week:  2527    Year Ago:  836

   Compared to last week, steers under 550 lbs steady, over 550 lbs steady to
3.00 higher, Holsteins 2.00 to 4.00 lower, except Holsteins under 400 lbs and
a pot load weighing 899 lbs steady, heifers steady.  Demand moderate to good,
supply moderate.  Buyers worked around the larger groups to insure they would be
able to fill out loads.  Opportunity to purchase cattle or to sell is drawing to
a close for this year.  A Special Wean Vac sale was held in conjunction with the
regular feeder cattle sale.  The feeder supply included 43 percent steers, 13
percent Holsteins, 31 percent heifers, 13 percent bulls, with 43 percent over 
600 lbs.

Note:  This is the last sale in 2012 for the Springfield Livestock Marketing
Center.  Their normal sale schedule will resume Monday, January 7, 2013.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-375 lbs 180.00-181.00; 400-500 lbs
162.50-180.00; 500-600 lbs 158.00-173.00, 570-580 lbs few fleshy 150.00-151.00;
600-700 lbs 142.00-163.00, calves 137.50-149.00; 730-760 lbs 147.50-149.00, pkg
717 lbs calves 138.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  430-500 lbs 156.50-164.50, lot 
thin 174.50; 500-600 lbs 144.00-160.00; 600-700 lbs 139.00-157.00; 700-750 lbs
lbs 138.00-147.00; pkg 899 lbs 140.50; pkg 978 lbs 133.00.  Medium and Large 2
pkg 385 lbs 154.00; 500-530 lbs 138.00-143.00, pkg thin 152.00; pkg 604 lbs
135.00.  Medium 1 pkg 553 lbs 146.50.  Medium 2-3 pkg 530 lbs thin 126.00; pkg
618 lbs thin 135.00.  Small 4 pkg Jerseys 433 lbs 50.00.

  Holsteins: Large 3 pkg 253 lbs 125.00; 325-335 lbs 115.00-118.00; 400-470 lbs
100.00-109.00; 550-575 lbs 106.50-110.50, pkg thin 102.00; 600-700 lbs 92.50-
100.00, pkg thin 104.00; 700-750 lbs 87.50-90.00; 830-900 lbs 86.00-103.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 144.00-164.00; 500-575 lbs
136.50-145.50; 600-650 lbs 130.00-141.50; pkg 754 lbs 130.00; pkg 805 lbs 
131.50.  Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 263 lbs thin 166.00; 300-400 lbs 145.00-
151.00, thin 155.00-165.00; pkg 445 lbs thin 148.00, 450-500 lbs 135.00-142.50;
500-600 lbs 129.50-144.00; 600-700 lbs 125.00-130.50, pkg replacements 132.00;
700-750 lbs 120.00-133.50; 800-825 lbs 122.25-127.75.  Medium and Large 2 pkg
268 lbs 140.00; pkg 364 lbs 146.00; pkg 418 lbs thin 140.00; pkg 507 lbs thin
127.00; pkg 694 lbs 120.00.  Large 1 pkg 915 lbs 105.00.  Medium 3 pkg 318 lbs
thin 131.00; pkg 590 lbs 120.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 268 lbs 200.00; 475-500 lbs 157.00-
157.50; 550-600 lbs 141.00-146.00; pkg 636 lbs calves 139.50; 700-775 lbs calves
122.50-136.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 pgk 225 lbs thin 217.50; pkg 315 lbs thin
176.00, 350-400 lbs 155.00-174.00; 400-500 lbs 146.50-155.00, thin 149.50-165.00
500-600 lbs 143.00-153.00; 600-675 lbs 139.00-143.00; pkg 733 lbs calves 125.00;
pkg 821 lbs 112.50.  Medium and Large 1 pkg 365 lbs thin 174.00; pkg 461 lbs
133.50.

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_LS136.txt
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