Springfield - Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 5/1/13

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Receipts:  1889    Last Week:  1582    Year Ago:  1512

   Compared to last week, steers 450 to 750 lbs 3.00 to 6.00 higher, calves
under 450 lbs and yearlings over 750 lbs steady, heifers under 650 lbs 5.00 to
10.00 higher, over 650 lbs steady.  A light test of Holsteins under 525 lbs
steady to 3.00 higher, 525 to 775 lbs scarce, over 775 lbs 1.00 to 5.00 lower.
Demand moderate to good, supply moderate.  A noticeably higher percentage of
bull calves in the offering.  The feeder supply included 36 percent steers, 05
percent Holsteins, 40 percent heifers, 19 percent bulls, with 43 percent over
600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 377 lbs 175.00; 400-500 lbs 163.50-
170.00; 500-600 lbs 153.00-166.00; 600-660 lbs 149.50-155.50, 600-700 lbs calves
130.00-153.00; 700-740 lbs 136.50-144.25, pkg 755 lbs calves 131.00; 800-840 lbs
130.50-134.00; pkg 920 lbs 120.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  340-500 lbs few 165.00 
thin 174.00-175.00; 435-500 lbs 159.00-167.00, lot thin 169.50; 550-600 lbs 
146.50-153.50; 600-650 lbs 142.50-149.25; 700-775 lbs 125.00-138.25; 800-880 lbs
123.00-128.50.  Medium and Large 2 pkg 458 lbs 149.00; pkg 519 lbs 145.00.  
Large 1  550-600 lbs 137.50-148.00; pkg 625 lbs calves 135.00.  Medium 2-3 pkg 
589 lbs 110.00.  Medium 3-4 pkg 578 lbs 75.00; 640-655 lbs 70.00-88.00; pkg 736
lbs 87.00.

   Holsteins: Large 3  250-300 lbs 135.00; pkg 337 lbs 128.00; pkg 479 lbs 
105.00; pkg 523 lbs 110.00; 675-700 lbs 92.00-97.50; lot 825 lbs 93.25; 900-940
lbs 85.00-87.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  370-400 lbs 158.00-163.00; 400-500 lbs
143.00-155.00; 500-600 lbs 132.00-149.00; 600-665 lbs 130.00-142.00, pkg 664 
lbs calves 122.00; 700-760 lbs 120.00-125.00.  Medium and and Large 1-2  350-400 
lbs 152.00-156.00, pkg thin 161.00; 400-500 lbs 139.00-149.00; 500-600 lbs 
124.00-135.00; 600-700 lbs 124.50-132.50, calves 110.00-120.00; 700-750 lbs 
115.00-117.50; 800-900 lbs 110.00-113.50.  Large 1  450-500 lbs 136.50-141.50;
pkg 584 lbs 130.00; pkg 676 lbs 120.50.  Medium 1-2 pkg 690 lbs 120.00; pkg 748
lbs replacements 124.00; pkg 877 lbs replacements 112.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  340-370 lbs 174.00-178.00; 425-500 lbs
159.00-175.00; 500-600 lbs 144.50-159.25; 600-700 lbs mostly calves 130.50-
138.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  335-400 lbs 165.00-174.00; 400-500 lbs 149.00
-170.50; 500-600 lbs 132.00-146.00; 600-700 lbs 123.50-142.50; pkg 949 lbs
109.50.  Large 1  425-500 lbs 150.00-166.00; pkg 615 lbs calves 134.00.  Large
3 (Holsteins) pkg 313 lbs 117.00; pkg 411 lbs 107.00.

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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