Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 03/12/14

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Receipts:  2519    Last Week:  785    Year Ago:  2610

   Compared to a light test last week, steers under 550 lbs 5.00 to 10.00
higher, heifers under 550 lbs 4.00 to 7.00 higher, steers and heifers over 550
lbs steady.  Holsteins were scarce last week, compared to two weeks ago, mostly
steady, except 700 to 850 lbs 2.00 to 5.00 higher, 500 to 650 lbs 2.00 to 5.00
lower.  Demand good to very good, supply moderate.  Bulk of the calf offering
was new crops with a high percentage of bulls.  The feeder supply included 29
percent steers, 28 percent Holsteins, 28 percent heifers, 15 percent bulls, with
40 percent over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 286 lbs 238.00; 350-400 lbs 237.50-
254.00; 400-500 lbs 219.50-234.00; 500-550 lbs 223.00-232.00, pkg fleshy 210.00,
550-600 lbs 205.00-219.00, few fleshy 203.00-205.00; 600-625 lbs 197.50-205.00,
650-700 lbs 178.00-188.00, 640-700 lbs calves 171.00-185.00; 700-800 lbs 168.50
-179.50; 800-835 lbs 163.00-165.00; pkg 913 lbs 157.50.  Medium and Large 1-2
350-400 lbs 227.00-240.00; pkg 464 lbs 224.00; 530-600 lbs 185.00-206.00. pkg 
599 lbs thin 199.00; pkg 605 lbs calves 186.00, 625-700 lbs 173.00-194.50; 740
-800 lbs 160.00-171.00; 860-870 lbs 157.00-159.00; pkg 983 lbs 148.00.  Medium
and Large 2-3 pkg 499 lbs 174.00; pkg 608 lbs 163.00.  Large 1 pkg 310 lbs
222.50; pkg 610 lbs 198.00.  Medium 1-2 pkg 478 lbs 200.00.  Medium 3 pkg 483
lbs 125.00; 500-550 lbs 110.00-126.50; 600-675 lbs 118.75-130.00.  Medium 3-4
pkg 655 lbs 90.00.  Small 3 pkg 298 lbs 121.00.

   Holsteins: Large 3  300-400 lbs 155.00-166.00, lot 310 lbs 190.00; 400-500
lbs 140.00-159.50; 500-600 lbs 135.00-147.50, pkg 589 lbs thin 130.00; 600-700
lbs 128.00-138.00; 700-800 lbs 120.00-134.50; 800-840 lbs 118.50-128.00; 900-940
lbs 123.00-123.50; 1020-1045 lbs 113.00-115.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 204.00-221.00; 400-500 lbs
194.00-214.00; 500-550 lbs 183.75-203.00, 550-600 lbs 172.50-185.50, pkg 571 lbs
Replacements 204.00; 600-700 lbs 164.00-173.00; pkg 771 lbs 154.00.  Medium and
Large 1-2 pkg 274 lbs 241.00; 325-400 lbs 193.50-214.00; 400-500 lbs 184.00-
194.00, pkg 425 lbs thin 213.00, pkg 404 lbs fleshy 180.00, pkg 479 lbs thin
177.00; 500-600 lbs 165.00-189.00; 600-700 lbs 152.00-167.00; lot 715 lbs
Replacements 155.00; 770-790 lbs few 145.00; 800-855 lbs 142.50-152.00.  Medium
and Large 2 pkg 375 lbs 180.00; 450-475 lbs 170.00-178.00; pkg 526 lbs 159.00.
Large 1-2  400-435 lbs 189.00-190.00; 500-535 lbs 175.00-180.00; pkg 633 lbs
160.00.  Medium 2-3 pkg 509 lbs thin 175.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  300-345 lbs 239.00-250.00, pkg 374 lbs
fleshy 217.00; 400-500 lbs 228.00-235.00, few 490-500 lbs fleshy 200.00; 575-600
lbs 194.00-204.00; 630-675 lbs 175.00-189.00; 700-750 lbs 159.50-171.50.  Medium
and Large 1-2 pkg 285 lbs 220.00; 335-400 lbs 224.00-232.00; 425-500 lbs 185.00-
205.00; 600-660 lbs 175.00-183.50; 700-775 lbs 150.00-165.50.  Large 1  400-500
lbs 197.00-209.50.  Large 3 Holsteins pkg 384 lbs 141.00; 440-500 lbs 114.00-
139.00.  Medium 2 pkg 476 lbs 180.00.

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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