Carthage- Joplin Regional Stockyards: Feeder Cattle Auction Close for 7/29/13

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Receipts:  4011    Last Week:  5184    Year Ago:  2487

   Compared to last week, steer calves over 500 lbs and heifer calves steady to
2.00 higher, except 600 to 650 lb steers 2.00 to 4.00 higher, steer calves under
500 lbs, yearling steers over 650 lbs and yearling heifers steady.  Demand
moderate to good, supply moderate.   Buyers optimistic as grain crops look good,
fescue pastures remain green with big round bales sitting in the fence rows.
There has been rain showers through the trade area, and the temperature is
thirty degrees cooler than a year ago.  The feeder supply included 49 percent
steers, 40 percent heifers, 11 percent bulls, with 56 percent over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 170.00-185.00; 500-600 lbs
157.00-177.00; 600-700 lbs 148.00-162.00, calves 144.00-161.00; 700-800 lbs
143.00-151.00, calves 140.00-143.50; 800-860 lbs 142.00-150.00, pkg calves
138.00; 940-975 lbs 132.00-137.25, pkg 991 lbs fleshy 126.00; lot 1109 lbs 
122.50.  Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 367 lbs 185.00; 400-500 lbs 162.00-184.00;
500-600 lbs 140.00-164.00; 600-700 lbs 141.00-157.00, pkg 601 lbs thin 161.00,
Calves 145.00-150.00; 700-800 lbs 135.00-147.00; 840-875 lbs 134.00-145.00.
Medium and Large 2 pkg 514 lbs 143.00; lot 608 lbs 148.00; pkg 703 lbs 128.00;
lot 825 lbs 135.00.  Large 1 pkg 767 lbs 140.00; pkg 1407 lbs 90.00.  Medium 1-2
425-500 lbs 147.00-160.00; pkg 561 lbs 131.00; 750-775 lbs 135.00-139.50; 850-
900 lbs 125.00-130.00.  Medium 2-3 lot 461 lbs 143.00; pkg 566 lbs 130.00.
Medium 3 pkg 527 lbs 126.00; pkg 702 lbs 133.00.  Medium 3-4 pkg 670 lbs Jersey
cross 97.00.

   Holsteins:  Large 3 lot 792 lbs 90.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  335-350 lbs 162.00-165.00; 400-500 lbs
146.00-161.00; 500-600 lbs 138.00-152.00; 600-700 lbs 137.00-146.00, calves
131.50-138.00; 700-800 lbs 130.00-140.00; 800-860 lbs 130.00-136.00, pkg 884 lbs
fleshy 122.00; pkg 926 lbs 122.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 384 lbs 147.00; 400
-500 lbs 136.00-150.00, thin 148.00-150.50; 500-600 lbs 135.00-145.00, lot 567
lbs thin 147.00, pkg 548 lbs fleshy 133.00; 600-700 lbs 133.00-143.50, pkg 651
lbs calves 129.00; 700-770 lbs 123.00-137.50.  Medium and Large 2 pkg 676 lbs
132.00.  Medium 2-3 pkg 541 lbs 129.00; pkg 764 lbs 119.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 319 lbs 210.00; 400-475 lbs 170.00-
180.00; 500-565 lbs 156.00-160.00; 600-700 lbs calves 135.00-149.00; 700-720 lbs
calves 135.00, lot 750 lbs 140.00; lot 816 lbs calves 120.00.  Medium and Large
1-2 pkg 396 lbs 175.00; 400-500 lbs 147.50-172.50; 550-600 lbs 130.50-145.00;
pkg 661 lbs 135.00; pkg 718 lbs 128.00; 800-820 lbs 111.00-120.00.  Medium and
Large 2 pkg 398 lbs 157.50; 495-500 lbs 140.00-141.00; lot 586 lbs 145.00.
Large 1 450-500 lbs 150.00; pkg 566 lbs 149.00.

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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