Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 10/23/13

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Receipts:  2604    Last Week:  1725    Year Ago:  1816

   Compared to last week, steer and heifer calves steady to 2.00 higher,
yearlings steady on a limited test.  Not enough Holsteins last week for a price
comparison, compared to two weeks ago, Holsteins under 650 lbs 2.00 to 5.00
lower, over 650 lbs steady to 3.00 higher.  Demand moderate to good, supply
moderate to heavy.  A large offering of Holsteins though weighing under 650
lbs in medium to thin flesh and over 650 lbs in medium flesh.  Winter is 
approaching as the Ozarks experienced the first, light frost of the season.
The feeder supply included 25 percent steers, 44 percent Holsteins, 21 percent
heifers, 10 percent bulls, with 43 percent over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  490-500 lbs 183.00-187.00; 500-600 lbs
169.00-184.00; 600-655 lbs calves 159.00-173.50; lot 742 lbs 165.25; lot 842 lbs
156.25.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 174.00-184.00; 400-500 lbs 169.00-
193.00; 500-575 lbs 157.00-175.00, pkg 522 lbs thin 183.50; lot 622 lbs thin
172.00, 650-700 lbs 161.00-163.00, pkg 658 lbs calves 148.50; 700-800 lbs 154.50
-158.00; pkg 826 lbs 151.00.  Medium and Large 2 pkg 488 lbs 159.50; pkg 501 lbs
150.00; 660-680 lbs 145.00-147.00.  Large 1 pkg 450 lbs 181.00; 500-600 lbs 
154.00-172.00; pkg 680 lbs calves 153.00; pkg 835 lbs 148.00.  Large 1-2 pkg 529
lbs 150.00.  Medium 3 pkg 328 lbs thin 126.00.  Medium 3-4  330-335 lbs 100.00-
101.00; pkg 402 lbs 110.00.  Small 4 Jerseys pkg 227 lbs 75.00; 300-330 lbs 
71.00-78.00; lot 583 lbs 75.00.

   Holsteins: Large 3  200-300 lbs 129.00-131.00; 300-400 lbs 124.00-135.00, lot 
382 lbs thin 120.00; 400-500 lbs 120.00-132.00; 500-600 lbs 117.00-125.50; 600-
700 lbs 115.00-121.50, lot 623 lbs thin 110.00; 700-800 lbs 115.00-121.50; 850-
900 lbs 103.00-111.00; lot 906 lbs 107.00; lot 1010 lbs 95.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-375 lbs 158.00-175.00; 400-500 lbs
157.00-167.50; 500-600 lbs 152.00-167.00; 600-700 lbs 147.00-153.75, calves 
141.00-153.75; 735-770 lbs 144.00-150.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  200-300 lbs
180.00-186.00; pkg 353 lbs 159.00, pkg 381 lbs thin 177.00; 400-500 lbs 148.00
-164.00; 500-600 lbs 140.00-154.00; 600-670 lbs 138.50-147.50, pkg 674 lbs 
replacements 151.00; 720-765 lbs 140.00-144.50.  Medium and Large 2  450-500 lbs
135.00-140.00; 500-560 lbs few 130.00-138.00; 650-700 lbs 130.00-138.00; pkg 764
lbs 122.00.  Large 1 pkg 465 lbs 140.00.  Medium 1 lot 465 lbs 160.50.  Medium
2 pkg 425 lbs thin 135.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 464 lbs 190.00; 500-550 lbs 164.00-
175.00; 650-700 lbs calves 144.50-150.50; pkg 930 lbs 117.50.  Medium and Large
1-2 pkg 328 lbs 189.00; 435-500 lbs 155.00-171.00; 525-600 lbs 140.00-147.00;
pkg 603 lbs calves 146.00, 660-700 lbs 142.50-145.00; pkg 749 lbs 137.00; pkg
808 lbs 135.00; pkg 1020 lbs 109.50.  Large 1 pkg 463 lbs 164.00; pkg 519 lbs
149.50; pkg 653 lbs calves 140.50, pkg 693 lbs 148.50.  Large 3 Holsteins pkg
266 lbs 134.00; pkg 358 lbs 120.00.  Medium 1 lot 478 lbs 167.50.  Medium 2
pkg 288 lbs 199.00; pkg 378 lbs 140.00; pkg 648 lbs 129.00.  Medium 2-3 pkg
493 lbs thin 149.00.  Small and Medium 2 pkg 499 lbs 125.00.

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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