Springfield - Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 3/27/13

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Receipts:  1031    Last Week:  1723    Year Ago:  1956

   Compared to last week, steer calves 3.00 to 5.00 higher, heifer calves steady
to 2.00 higher following last week's sharply lower trade.  Yearlings not well 
tested.  Holsteins under 500 lbs steady, over 500 lbs 4.00 to 6.00 higher com-
pared to a light test last week.  Demand moderate to good, supply moderate to
light.  Near half of the offering was Holstein and Holstein cross steers.
Several light Holsteins in thin flesh and showing the present condition of farms
as they were carrying extra mud.  The feeder supply included 20 percent steers,
48 percent Holsteins, 28 percent heifers, 04 percent bulls, with 33 percent over
600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  500-600 lbs 149.00-161.00; 600-660 lbs
calves 141.50-155.50, pkg 698 lbs 131.00; 730-765 lbs 130.00.  Medium and Large
1-2 pkg 480 lbs 152.50; pkg 593 lbs 143.00.  Medium and Large 2 pkg 667 lbs 
128.00; 760-765 lbs 118.50-122.50.  Medium 1-2 pkg 613 lbs 122.00.  Medium 2-3 
lot 549 lbs 135.00.  Medium 3-4  450-475 lbs 93.50-99.00; pkg 851 lbs 71.50.
Small 4 pkg 265 lbs Jerseys 68.50; pkg 415 lbs Jerseys 65.00.

   Holsteins: Large 3  250-300 lbs 105.00-117.00; 300-400 lbs 100.00-116.00; 400
-500 lbs 105.00-111.00, pkg thin 96.00; 500-600 lbs 100.00-108.00; 630-700 lbs
96.00-98.50, pkg thin 85.00; lot 773 lbs fleshy 85.00, 780-790 lbs 93.00-95.50;
800-900 lbs 88.00-95.50; pkg 933 lbs 84.50; pkg 1050 lbs 77.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  325-375 lbs 146.50-157.00; 400-500 lbs
140.00-150.50, pkg 154.00; 500-600 lbs 132.50-146.00; 600-615 lbs calves few
130.00-131.00; pkg 957 lbs 109.50.  Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 390 lbs 145.00;
400-500 lbs 133.00-143.50; 525-550 lbs few 134.00; 600-700 lbs 114.00-126.50;
700-800 lbs 105.00-110.00.  Medium and Large 2 pkg 423 lbs 126.00.  Large 1
pkg 507 lbs 127.50.  Large 1-2 pkg 560 lbs 128.00.  Medium 1-2 pkg 635 lbs 
122.00.  Medium 2-3 pkg 585 lbs 117.00; pkg 696 lbs 111.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 416 lbs 165.00; 500-575 lbs 142.00-
148.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 405 lbs 150.00.  Large 1 pkg 545 lbs 142.00.
Large 3 pkg 425 lbs Holsteins 98.00.

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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