Carthage- Joplin Regional Stockyards: Feeder Cattle Auction for 3/31/14

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Receipts:  6368    Last Week:  7348    Year Ago:  5741

   Compared to last week, steer and heifer calves under 500 lbs steady, 5-
weights steady to 4.00 higher, 600 to 850 lbs steady to 2.00 higher, over 850
lbs steady.  Demand good, supply moderate.  There was several yearlings in the
offering.  Live Cattle and Feeder cattle futures at the CME closed lower.  The
feeder supply included 54 percent steers, 37 percent heifers, 09 percent bulls,
with 50 percent over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  250-300 lbs 267.50-292.50; 325-400 lbs
235.00-257.50; 400-500 lbs 218.00-246.00; 500-600 lbs 201.00-228.00, fleshy
195.00-211.00; 600-700 lbs 183.00-201.50, 600-620 lbs thin 207.50-212.00, 600
-665 lbs calves 182.50-199.00; 700-800 lbs 170.00-184.00; 845-900 lbs 156.00-
172.25; 940-955 lbs 152.75-156.75, lot 1071 lbs 150.75.  Medium and Large 1-2
pkg 289 lbs 270.00; 300-400 lbs 223.00-255.00; 400-500 lbs 208.00-228.00; 500
-600 lbs 194.00-215.00, thin 206.00-223.00; 600-700 lbs 178.00-201.00; 700-800
lbs 161.00-178.00, thin 168.00-183.00; 800-900 lbs 154.50-168.75; pkg 1021 lbs
144.00.  Medium and Large 2  435-500 lbs thin 214.00-220.00; pkg 541 lbs 185.00;
lot 544 lbs thin 199.00; pkg 702 lbs 163.00.  Large 1  400-460 lbs 223.00-235.00
pkg 574 lbs 203.00; pkg 631 lbs calves 191.00, pkg 682 lbs 183.00.  Small and
Medium 3-4 lot 415 lbs 117.00.

   Feeder Holsteins Steers:  Large 3 pkg 251 lbs 160.00; 300-400 lbs 154.00
-165.00; 425-450 lbs 140.00-153.00; 500-550 lbs 131.00-132.00; lot 629 lbs
131.50; lot 850 lbs 134.75.

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 pkg 293 lbs 242.50; 300-400 lbs 210.00
-240.00; 400-450 lbs 199.50-222.50, 450-500 lbs 192.00-215.00; 500-550 lbs
190.00-210.00, 550-600 lbs 183.00-193.00; 600-700 lbs 170.00-188.00, calves
168.00-175.00; 700-800 lbs 154.50-164.00; pkg 817 lbs 154.00; 930-960 lbs
148.00-152.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 lot 272 lbs 236.00; 325-400 lbs 200.00
-222.50; 400-500 lbs 188.00-207.50, thin 202.50-223.00; 500-600 lbs 172.00-
185.00, thin 185.00-203.00; 600-700 lbs 165.50-180.00, pkg 636 lbs calves 
156.00; 700-755 lbs 154.50-164.50; 800-850 lbs 145.00-153.00.  Medium and Large
2 lot 449 lbs thin 196.00; pkg 682 lbs 153.00.  Large 1 pkg 324 lbs 215.00; pkg
490 lbs 186.00; pkg 609 lbs 177.00; pkg 916 lbs 142.00.  Medium 2-3  525-550 lbs
135.00-138.00; lot 744 lbs 147.00.  Medium 3 lot 302 lbs thin 197.50; pkg 608
lbs 140.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 235.00-243.00; 400-500 lbs
220.00-237.50; 500-600 lbs 190.00-215.00; 660-700 lbs 183.00-187.00.  Medium and
Large 1-2  250-300 lbs 256.00-260.00; 340-400 lbs 223.00-245.00; 400-500 lbs
205.00-228.00, pkg 408 lbs thin 240.00; 500-565 lbs 181.00-185.00, lot 508 lbs
thin 212.50; 600-650 lbs mostly calves 184.00-190.00; 790-800 lbs 140.00-144.00;
lot 911 lbs 134.00.  Large 3 Holsteins pkg 251 lbs 152.50; 340-355 lbs 137.50-
140.00; lot 423 lbs 129.00.  Medium 3 lot 296 lbs thin 213.00.

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_LS151.txt
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