Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 04/23/14

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Receipts:  1992    Last Week:  1403    Year Ago:  1582

   Compared to last week, steer calves steady to 2.00 lower, heifer calves
steady to 4.00 lower, yearlings not well tested.  Not enough Holsteins last week
for a good market test, compared to two weeks ago Holsteins 350 to 700 lbs 5.00
to 10.00 higher, under 350 lbs and over 700 lbs steady to 4.00 higher.  Demand
good, supply moderate.  Fall calves and Holsteins make up the bulk of the
receipts.  The feeder supply included 28 percent steers, 34 percent Holsteins,
27 percent heifers, 11 percent bulls, with 32 percent over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 234.00-248.00; 400-450 lbs 
221.00-235.00, 450-500 lbs 216.00-227.00; 500-600 lbs 200.00-218.50; 600-660 lbs
190.50-206.50; lot 774 lbs 176.50.  Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 252 lbs 247.50; 340
-400 lbs 220.00-223.00, thin 225.00-230.50; 400-500 lbs 207.00-220.00; 500-550
lbs 199.00-210.00, lot 543 lbs thin 215.50; pkg 642 lbs 185.00; pkg 739 lbs 
166.00.  Medium and Large 2 pkg 411 lbs 200.00; pkg 592 lbs 185.00; 730-750 lbs
166.00-166.50.  Medium 2-3 lot 781 lbs 146.50.  Medium 3 pgk 345 lbs 117.00; pkg
754 lbs 116.00.  Small 4 pkg 594 lbs Jerseys 99.00.

   Holsteins: Large 3  200-300 lbs 165.00-180.00; 330-400 lbs 160.00-166.00; 400
-500 lbs 156.00-168.00; 500-600 lbs 145.00-163.00; 600-700 lbs 144.00-150.00; 
700-800 lbs 134.00-145.00; 800-865 lbs 129.00-137.75; 900-910 lbs 124.00-131.75.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 214.00-233.00; 400-450 lbs
210.00-217.00, 450-500 lbs 197.00-209.00; 500-530 lbs 200.00-211.00, 550-600 lbs
184.00-190.00; 600-665 lbs 180.00-184.00, calves 176.00-182.50.  Medium and
Large 1-2  275-300 lbs 220.00-225.00; 325-400 lbs 200.00-220.00; 400-500 lbs
185.00-204.00; 500-600 lbs 175.00-199.00; 645 lbs few 167.00-171.00; 700-775 lbs
148.50-150.00, replacements 160.00-167.00; pkg 898 lbs 122.00; pkg 1095 lbs 
129.00.  Medium and Large 2  400-465 lbs 177.00-180.00; 500-515 lbs thin 170.00
-172.00.  Large 1-2 pkg 476 lbs 180.00.  Medium 3 pkg 522 lbs 167.00; pkg 683 
lbs 140.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 222.00-249.00; 400-500 lbs
205.00-221.50; 500-575 lbs 190.00-207.00; pkg 620 lbs 186.00, 600-645 lbs calves
few 179.00-188.00; pkg 733 lbs 172.00, 700-720 lbs calves 165.00-173.00.  Medium
and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 198.00-215.00; 500-600 lbs 184.00-199.00; 600-640 lbs
175.00-179.50; pkg 757 lbs 166.00.  Large 2 pkg 489 lbs thin 191.00.  Large 3
pkg 371 lbs Holsteins 150.00.  Medium 2-3 pkg 589 lbs thin 164.00.

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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