Carthage- Joplin Regional Stockyards: Feeder Cattle Auction Close for 5/20/13

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Receipts:  6125    Last Week:  4890    Year Ago:  5268

   Compared to last week, steer and heifer calves over 400 lbs 3.00 to 6.00
lower, yearlings 2.00 to 4.00 lower.  Demand and supply moderate.  Pastures
and crop ground is saturated as rain continues to fall across the trade area.
The USDA Cattle On Feed report showed 97 percent On Feed, Placements 115 percent
and Marketing 102 percent.   The feeder supply included 54 percent steers, 38
percent heifers, 08 percent bulls, with 59 percent over 600 lbs.

***Note:  Joplin Regional Stockyards will be closed Monday, May 27, 2013 in
observance of Memorial Day.

  Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 246 lbs thin 205.00; 345-400 lbs 171.00
-177.50; 400-450 lbs 157.50-166.00, 450-500 lbs 148.00-157.00; 500-600 lbs 
137.00-156.00; 600-700 lbs 131.00-144.00, calves 125.00-141.00; 700-800 lbs
129.50-133.00, calves 121.00-131.00; 800-900 lbs 122.75-129.10; 900-1000 lbs
117.75-121.50; load lot 1017 lbs 118.85.  Medium and Large 1-2  340-400 lbs
157.50-162.50, thin 170.00-175.00; 400-500 lbs 140.00-156.00; 500-600 lbs 130.00
-150.00; 600-700 lbs 128.00-142.00; 700-800 lbs 123.00-130.50; 800-900 lbs
118.50-128.00; 900-930 lbs 116.50-122.10; pkg 1036 lbs 116.00.  Medium and Large
2  535-565 lbs 129.00-143.00; 700-750 lbs 119.00-123.00; lot 889 lbs 114.00.
Large 1  400-475 lbs 147.50-152.00; 525-600 lbs 132.00-145.00; pkg 624 lbs 
134.00; pkg 724 lbs calves 125.00.  Medium 2-3 pkg 420 lbs 147.50; pkg 546 lbs
thin 127.50; 600-620 lbs 121.00; pkg 872 lbs 111.50.  Medium 3-4 pkg 483 lbs
80.00; 500-555 lbs 87.50-93.00.  Small 4 lot 520 lbs Jerseys 79.00.

   Holsteins Large 3:  445-500 lbs 100.00-104.00; pkg 550 lbs 94.00; lot 651 lbs
96.00; pkg 954 lbs 81.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 297 lbs 175.00, lot 256 lbs thin 
185.00; 300-400 lbs 149.00-174.00; 400-500 lbs 136.00-145.00; 500-600 lbs 126.00
-140.00; 600-700 lbs calves 116.50-129.00, 650-700 lbs yearlings 121.00-122.00;
856 lbs 113.00-115.75.  Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 262 lbs thin 158.00; 300-400
lbs 140.00-165.00, thin 150.00-177.00; 400-500 lbs 128.00-147.00; 500-600 lbs
120.00-136.00; 600-700 lbs 117.00-126.00, calves 114.00-124.00; 700-800 lbs
113.00-123.85; 800-875 lbs 107.50-114.00; 900-950 lbs 102.00-110.00; pkg 1012
lbs 106.00.  Medium and Large 2  500-575 lbs 121.00-124.00, pkg 500 lbs thin
133.00; pkg 780 lbs 110.00; 800-815 lbs 110.00-111.00.  Large 1  325-400 lbs
134.00-165.00; 500-600 lbs 123.00-133.50.  Medium 2-3 pkg 409 lbs 120.00; lot
658 lbs 112.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 362 lbs 177.00; 450-475 lbs 145.00-
151.00; 500-600 lbs 133.00-145.00; 600-700 lbs calves 125.50-133.00; 700-740
lbs calves 117.00-119.00; pkg 809 lbs calves 113.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  355
-370 lbs 175.00-177.50; 400-500 lbs 132.00-156.00; 500-575 lbs 126.00-137.00,
pkg thin 144.00; 600-650 lbs calves 120.00-130.00, 680-700 lbs 124.00-125.00;
700-800 lbs 114.00-125.00.  Medium and Large 2 pkg 494 lbs 122.50; pkg 567 lbs
120.00; pkg 674 lbs 120.00.  Large 1  600-655 lbs calves 120.00-131.00.

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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