Carthage- Joplin Regional Stockyards: Feeder Cattle Auction Close for 10/28/13

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Receipts:  5462    Last Week:  5478    Year Ago:  4814

   Compared to last week, steer calves under 550 lbs and heifer calves under 450 lbs 2.00 to 5.00 higher, steers 550 to 800 lbs steady, steers over 800 lbs and
heifers over 450 lbs steady to 3.00 higher.  Demand good, supply moderate.
Buyers were most aggressive for light calves and yearlings.  Cattle futures
closed higher and Corn .08 to .09 lower.  Slaughter steers and heifers traded last
week at a record high.  The feeder supply included 50 percent steers, 42 percent
heifers, 08 percent bulls, with 48 percent over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 275 lbs 237.50; 300-400 lbs 220.00-
232.50; 400-450 lbs 197.00-221.00, 450-500 lbs 183.50-196.00; 500-550 lbs 171.00
-188.00, 550-600 lbs 162.00-183.00; 600-700 lbs 163.50-170.00, calves 153.00-
166.00; 700-800 lbs 161.00-166.00; lot 809 lbs 160.00; 900-1000 lbs 145.00-
158.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 288 lbs 222.50; 300-400 lbs 192.50-215.00, 
thin 206.00-225.00; 400-500 lbs 172.00-200.00, thin 194.00-226.00; 500-600 lbs
158.00-176.00, lot 558 lbs thin 180.00; 600-700 lbs 160.00-167.50, calves 150.00
-163.50; 700-800 lbs 153.00-163.00; 800-900 lbs 146.00-164.50; 900-960 lbs 
143.00-154.50.  Medium and Large 2 lot 490 lbs 160.50; 700-770 lbs 148.00-154.00
pkg 907 lbs 142.00.  Large 1 pkg 395 lbs 191.00; 535-550 lbs 166.00-177.00; pkg 
1245 lbs 110.00.  Large 1-2 pkg 916 lbs 139.00.  Medium 3 lot 686 lbs 115.00.  
Medium 3-4 pkg 342 lbs 92.50; pkg 592 lbs 102.00; pkg 716 lbs 103.00.

   Holsteins:  Large 3 pkg 263 lbs 131.00; pkg 366 lbs 130.00; 545-600 lbs
117.00-118.00; 650-700 lbs 117.00-122.25; pkg 833 lbs 98.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 174.00-187.50; 400-500 lbs
157.00-177.00, pkg 411 lbs thin 180.00, pkg 485 lbs fleshy 152.00; 500-600 lbs
146.00-169.00; 600-700 lbs 149.00-165.00, calves 137.00-160.00; 700-800 lbs 
149.00-159.00; 800-900 lbs 141.00-149.00; pkg 909 lbs 142.50.  Medium and Large 
1-2 lot 276 lbs 171.00; lot 313 lbs thin 192.00, lot 370 lbs 160.00; 400-500 lbs
147.00-160.00, lot 417 lbs thin 176.00; 500-600 lbs 143.00-154.00, pkg 548 lbs
thin 157.00, load plus 596 lbs thin 165.60; 600-700 lbs 145.00-156.00, load plus
664 lbs thin 160.75, few calves 136.00-146.00; 700-775 lbs 144.00-156.75, pkg
715 lbs calves 135.00; 800-900 lbs 135.00-146.00; pkg 908 lbs 140.00.  Medium
and Large 2 lot 433 lbs thin 148.00; 500-520 lbs 144.00-148.00; pkg 607 lbs 
138.00.  Large 1 pkg 388 lbs 158.00; pkg 473 lbs 147.00; 500-600 lbs 141.00-
147.00.  Medium 1-2 pkg 522 lbs 140.00; pkg 698 lbs 128.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  525-600 lbs 160.00-178.00; 600-700 lbs
calves 137.00-162.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 287 lbs 222.50; 300-375 lbs
180.00-232.50; 425-500 lbs 154.00-165.00; 500-600 lbs 141.00-159.00; 600-700
lbs calves 128.00-145.00.  Large 1  400-500 lbs 168.00-182.00; pkg 550 lbs
162.00; 675-700 lbs calves 121.00-134.00; pkg 722 lbs 134.00.  Medium 1-2 pkg
462 lbs 131.00.

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, 
         Rick Huffman, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS758.txt
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