Carthage- Joplin Regional Stockyards: Feeder Cattle Auction Close for 12/02/13

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Receipts:  8916    Last Week:  6278    Year Ago:  7537

   Compared to last week, steer and heifer calves and yearlings steady.  Demand
moderate to good, supply heavy.  Producers taking advantage of the sunshine and
mild temperatures to market their cattle as the weather is expected to make
drastic changes in a few days.  The feeder supply included 58 percent steers, 36
percent heifers, 07 percent bulls, with 46 percent over 600 lbs.

***Note:  Joplin Regional Stockyards will have a Special Value Added Sale,
Thursday, December 5, 2013.  Expecting 5000 head of wean-vac calves.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 291 lbs 220.00; lot 379 lbs 220.00;
400-450 lbs 200.00-220.00, 450-500 lbs 183.00-211.00; 500-600 lbs 169.00-188.00;
600-700 lbs 158.00-173.50, calves 154.00-169.50; 700-800 lbs 159.00-166.85,
calves or fleshy 152.00-156.00; 800-900 lbs 154.00-163.75; 900-940 lbs 149.00-
153.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 294 lbs 210.00; 335-400 lbs 195.00-207.00;
400-500 lbs 172.00-205.00, thin 190.00-210.00; 500-600 lbs 161.00-176.00, thin
172.00-182.50; 600-700 lbs 155.00-167.50; calves 152.00-162.00; 700-765 lbs 
152.00-159.00, calves 151.00-152.00; 800-900 lbs 148.00-160.50; 900-960 lbs 
147.00-154.50.  Medium and Large 2 pkg 343 lbs thin 197.50; lot 480 lbs 147.50.
Large 1 lot 611 lbs calves 153.00; lot 718 lbs 156.00; lot 821 lbs 157.00.
Medium 1-2 pkg 342 lbs 165.00; lot 492 lbs 150.00; 500-600 lbs 154.00-160.00;
lot 604 lbs calves 154.00; lot 749 lbs 157.00.  Medium 3-4  375-385 lbs 107.50
-110.00.

   Holsteins:  Large 3 lot 378 lbs 120.00; 400-460 lbs 119.00-125.00; pkg 539
lbs 115.00; lot 663 lbs 112.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 176.00-194.00; 400-450 lbs
169.00-184.00, 450-500 lbs 163.00-175.00; 500-550 lbs 158.00-172.00, 550-600 lbs
151.00-167.50; 600-700 lbs 151.00-162.00, calves 144.00-163.00, lot 611 lbs 
calves, replacements 165.00; 700-800 lbs 143.00-152.25; 800-860 lbs 143.00- 
157.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  290-295 lbs 180.00-186.00; 350-400 lbs 169.00-
184.00, thin 177.50-188.00; 400-500 lbs 158.00-172.00, thin 175.00-176.00; 500
-600 lbs 149.00-165.00; 600-700 lbs 147.00-155.00, calves 144.00-150.00; 700-800
lbs 135.00-155.00; 825-850 lbs 133.00; 950-1000 lbs 118.00-126.00; pkg 1018 lbs
120.00.  Medium and Large 2  320-340 lbs 160.00-162.00; lot 456 lbs 145.00; pkg
676 lbs 135.00.  Large 1 pkg 439 lbs 158.00; lot 574 lbs 150.00; pkg 678 lbs
152.00.  Medium 1-2 pkg 390 lbs 157.50; pkg 444 lbs 150.00; pkg 561 lbs 141.00.
Medium 2-3 pkg 378 lbs 139.00; pkg 462 lbs 142.00; pkg 724 lbs 122.50.  Medium 3
pkg 538 lbs thin 141.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  425-500 lbs 185.00-202.50; 500-600 lbs
158.00-173.00, lot 539 lbs thin 176.00; 600-700 lbs calves 136.00-160.00; pkg
824 lbs 131.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 293 lbs 222.00; 345-360 lbs 186.00-
210.00; 425-500 lbs 165.00-187.00, pkg 441 lbs thin 190.00; 500-570 lbs 153.00
-164.00; 600-650 lbs calves 149.00-154.00, lot 672 lbs 142.00; 700-740 lbs
127.50-141.50; pkg 864 lbs 117.00.

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