Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 5/8/13

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Receipts:  1975    Last Week:  1889    Year Ago:  1468

   Compared to last week, steers 400 to 650 lbs 3.00 to 6.00 lower, over 650 lbs
2.00 to 3.00 lower, heifers under 550 lbs 2.00 to 4.00 lower, over 550 lbs
steady.  A limited offering of Holsteins last week, compared to two weeks ago,
Holsteins under 450 lbs steady, 450 to 600 lbs 2.00 to 6.00 higher, 600 to 900
lbs 2.00 to 6.00 lower, over 900 lbs scarce with the exception of a load lot
near 1100 lbs.  Demand moderate for most weights, but good for Holsteins suit-
able to graze.  Supply moderate.  The bulk of the offering was un-weaned, fall
born calves.  Feeders and stockers under pressure as Live Cattle, Feeder Cattle
futures and Fed Cattle trading lower.  The feeder supply included 29 percent
steers, 34 percent Holsteins, 28 percent heifers, 10 percent bulls, with 39
percent over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 352 lbs 179.00; 400-500 lbs 155.00-
167.00; 500-600 lbs 146.00-163.00; 600-700 lbs 135.00-148.00, calves 130.00-
146.50; 700-800 lbs 128.50-131.50, calves 122.50-130.50.  Medium and Large 1-2
pkg 374 lbs 171.00; 400-500 lbs 144.00-162.50; 500-600 lbs 137.00-156.00; 600-
650 lbs 141.00-144.00, calves 125.00-130.00; 700-770 lbs 126.50-136.00; pkg 835
lbs 120.00.  Medium and Large 2  580-585 lbs 132.00-135.50; pkg 678 lbs 125.00.
Medium and Large 3  725-800 lbs 85.00-86.50; pkg 847 lbs 87.00.  Large 1 pkg 471
lbs 154.00.  Medium 3-4 pkg 305 lbs 75.00; 400-500 lbs 75.00-95.50; 500-600 lbs
75.00-83.00; pkg 619 lbs 78.00.  Small 4 pkg 567 lbs Jerseys 60.00

   Holsteins: Large 3 pkg 166 lbs 150.00; 225-300 lbs 126.00-132.00; 300-400 lbs
116.00-129.00; 400-500 lbs 105.00-123.00; 500-600 lbs 95.00-119.00; 600-700 lbs
94.00-100.25; 725-800 lbs 90.00-96.85; 800-870 lbs 90.00-93.50; pkg 912 lbs
83.00; pkg 1044 lbs 75.50, load lot 1097 lbs 90.75.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  345-400 lbs 153.00-160.00; 425-500 lbs
139.00-147.00; 500-600 lbs 134.50-144.00; 600-660 lbs 125.00-138.00, fleshy
120.00-128.00; pkg 733 lbs 121.00.  Medium and and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 135.00
-143.00; 500-600 lbs 125.50-135.00, pkg 542 lbs thin 140.00; 600-655 lbs
replacements 126.00-134.00, 635-700 lbs 115.00-127.00; 700-750 lbs 113.50-
118.00.  Medium and Large 2  400-500 lbs 120.00-134.00; 500-525 lbs 123.50-
125.00; 645-670 lbs 108.00-110.00.  Large 1 pkg 488 lbs 139.00; 545-555 lbs
133.50-134.00; pkg 746 lbs 116.00.  Large 1-2 pkg 695 lbs 113.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 353 lbs 180.50; 440-500 lbs 151.00-
160.00; 535-600 lbs 128.50-146.50; 600-700 lbs calves 126.00-130.00, pkg 646
lbs 131.50; pkg 868 lbs 109.50.  Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 388 lbs 162.00; 450
-500 lbs 141.50-146.50; pkg 592 lbs 125.00.  Large 1 pkg 597 lbs 120.00; 640-
700 lbs 121.00-123.50; pkg 1015 lbs 101.00.

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_LS136.txt
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