Carthage- Joplin Regional Stockyards: Feeder Cattle Auction 12/09/13

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Receipts:  1312    Last Week:  8916    Year Ago:  6226
 
Compared to last week, steers and heifers unevenly steady on a limited test.
Demand moderate, supply light.  Receipts light due to inclement weather as
secondary and rural roads are snow packed making travel hazardous.  More snow
expected Monday afternoon and evening along the I-44 corridor.  The feeder
supply included 66 percent steers, 28 percent heifers, 06 percent bulls, with
52 percent over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 186.00-222.50; 500-600 lbs
170.00-184.00; lot 621 lbs 165.00, 600-700 lbs calves 149.00-164.00; lot 709 lbs
167.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  325-400 lbs thin 200.00-222.50; 470-490 lbs thin
195.00; 500-600 lbs 165.00-176.00, lot 502 lbs thin 189.00; 600-675 lbs 155.00-
165.00; lot 604 lbs thin 170.00, pkg 661 lbs fleshy 154.00; 700-800 lbs 155.00-
165.00, pkg 758 lbs calves 143.00; 800-875 lbs 147.00-159.00.  Medium and Large
2 pkg 501 lbs 160.00.  Medium 1-2 pkg 620 lbs 150.00; pkg 781 lbs 153.00.
Medium 2  500-600 lbs 135.00-155.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 495 lbs 167.00; 500-575 lbs 155.00-
167.00; 600-660 lbs calves 142.00-151.00; pkg 725 lbs calves 138.00.  Medium and
Large 1-2  335-370 lbs 170.00-182.50, 360-400 lbs thin 168.00-185.00; 425-500
lbs 157.00-165.00, lot 449 lbs thin 175.00; 525-600 lbs 145.00-162.00; 600-700
lbs 143.00-151.00, calves 131.00-146.00; pkg 737 lbs 139.00.  Medium and Large 2
470-490 lbs 152.00; pkg 532 lbs 140.00.  Large 1 pkg 555 lbs 143.00.  Medium 1-2
pkg 250 lbs thin 120.00; pkg 569 lbs 135.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  435-470 lbs 181.00-200.00; 525-600 lbs
152.00-164.00.  Medium and Large 2 pkg 408 lbs 152.50; pkg 588 lbs 140.00.
Medium 3 pkg 533 lbs 132.00.

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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