Carthage- Joplin Regional Stockyards: Feeder Cattle Auction Close for 2/4/13

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Receipts:  6600    Last Week:  5692    Year Ago:  4976

   Compared to last week, steers under 450 lbs and heifers under 400 lbs steady,
steers 450 to 650 lbs and heifers 400 to 600 lbs 1.00 to 4.00 higher, yearling
steers steady, except steers over 800 lbs steady to 2.00 lower, yearling heifers
steady to 1.00 higher.  Demand moderate to good, supply moderate.  Today's
offering had numerous load lots with a big string of hard, weaned, thin steers
and heifers off one ranch.  The recent USDA Cattle Inventory report showed two
percent less on total numbers, and Beef Cows three percent less than a year ago.
The feeder supply included 54 percent steers, 41 percent heifers, 05 percent
bulls, with 64 percent over 600 lbs.

  Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 215.00-227.00; 400-450 lbs 
187.00-202.50, 450-500 lbs 175.00-191.00; 500-550 lbs 168.00-180.00, lot 537 lbs
thin 186.00, 550-600 lbs 160.00-175.00, lot 551 lbs thin 188.00; 600-700 lbs
145.00-165.50, two load lot 635 lbs thin 169.00; 700-800 lbs 141.50-149.60; 800
-900 lbs 136.00-141.25; 900-1000 lbs 133.00-137.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  325-
400 lbs 200.00-210.00; 400-500 lbs 165.00-202.00; 500-600 lbs 153.00-174.00; 600
-700 lbs 140.00-160.00; 700-800 lbs 136.50-144.00; 800-900 lbs 135.00-141.85; 
900-1000 lbs 128.00-131.50.  Medium and Large 2  lot 578 lbs 151.00; pkg 656 lbs
141.00; pkg 778 lbs 130.00; lot 836 lbs 130.00; pkg 946 lbs 124.00.  Large 1 pkg
578 lbs 155.00; pkg 628 lbs 152.00.  Medium 2-3 pkg 566 lbs thin 148.00; pkg 710
lbs 132.00.  Medium 3-4 pkg 402 lbs 80.00.

   Holsteins: Large 4 pkg 336 lbs 114.00; 400-500 lbs 114.00-123.00; 560-570 lbs
107.00-109.00; pkg 764 lbs 96.00; pkg 850 lbs 93.50; lot 924 lbs 96.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  330-400 lbs 172.50-198.00; 400-450 lbs
167.00-180.00, lot 446 lbs thin 182.00, 450-500 lbs 154.00-171.00; 500-600 lbs
138.00-155.00, 515-525 lbs thin 170.00-170.50, fleshy 137.00-147.00; 600-700 lbs
134.00-151.00, pkg calves 130.00; 700-800 lbs 133.00-138.00; 825-900 lbs 126.00-
132.50.  Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 286 lbs 165.00; 300-360 lbs 170.00-182.50; 400
-500 lbs 147.50-168.00; 500-600 lbs 134.00-152.00, pkg 527 lbs thin 153.00; 600-
700 lbs 129.00-142.00, pkg 626 lbs calves 128.00; 700-800 lbs 124.00-135.00; 800
-850 lbs 128.00-131.00; pkg 902 lbs 113.00.  Medium and Large 2 pkg 366 lbs thin
160.00; pkg 631 lbs 127.00.  Medium 1-2  400-500 lbs 141.00-152.50; pkg 579 lbs
133.50.  Medium 2-3 pkg 328 lbs 155.00; lot 343 lbs thin 177.50; pkg 491 lbs 
thin 143.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 208.00-220.00; 400-500 lbs 
165.00-195.00; 500-600 lbs 149.00-171.00; 600-700 lbs 138.00-157.00; 750-800 lbs
116.00-121.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 240 lbs 182.00; 300-365 lbs 175.00-
182.50; 400-500 lbs 157.50-175.00; pkg 548 lbs 152.00; pkg 628 lbs calves 
138.00; 700-775 lbs 115.00-117.00; pkg 874 lbs 117.00.  Large 1  350-400 lbs
175.00-207.00; 400-475 lbs 165.00-192.50; 500-550 162.00-168.00; pkg 690 lbs
131.00.  Medium 1-2  345-360 lbs  177.50-187.50; pkg 421 lbs 160.00; pkg 652 lbs
115.00.  Medium 2-3 lot 356 lbs thin 162.50; lot 455 lbs thin 163.00; lot 548
lbs thin 155.00.

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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