Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 05/07/14

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Receipts:  2089    Last Week:  1202    Year Ago:  1982

   Compared to last week, steer calves steady, except 500 weights steady to 5.00
higher, heifer calves 5.00 to 10.00 lower, following last week's sharply higher
trade.  Yearlings steady to 3.00 higher, Holsteins unevenly steady to 5.00 lower
on a limited test.  Demand moderate to good, supply moderate.  The feeder supply
included 47 percent steers, 05 percent Holsteins, 42 percent heifers, 06 percent
bulls, with 27 percent over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  345-400 lbs 238.00-245.50; 400-450 lbs
225.00-242.00, 450-500 lbs 223.00-234.00; 500-550 lbs 214.00-233.50, pkg 539
lbs fancy 239.00, 550-600 lbs 200.00-227.00; 600-700 lbs 195.00-217.00, calves
187.50-207.50; pkg 711 lbs calves 186.50, 730-740 lbs 188.00-191.00, pkg 752 lbs
fleshy 170.00; pkg 837 lbs fleshy 167.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 343 lbs
235.00, pkg 363 lbs thin 246.00; 425-500 lbs 211.00-228.00; 500-600 lbs 195.00
-216.00, 595-600 lbs thin 214.00-219.00; 600-700 lbs 180.00-212.00; pkg 830 lbs
167.00.  Large 1  600-630 lbs 196.00-205.00.

   Holsteins: Large 3  130-180 lbs 160.00-165.00; lot 239 lbs 160.00; 420-500
lbs 149.00-170.00; 625-670 lbs 132.00-140.00; pkg 795 lbs 131.00; 800-820 lbs
128.50-130.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  325-400 lbs 220.00-226.00; 400-450 lbs
200.00-228.00, 450-500 lbs 196.00-220.00; 500-600 lbs 182.00-198.00; lot 631 lbs
186.00, 630-645 lbs calves 165.00-175.00; 730-775 lbs 165.00-168.50.  Medium and
Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 200.00-215.00; 400-500 lbs 185.00-205.00; 500-600 lbs
177.00-190.00, thin 190.00-195.00; 600-700 lbs 166.00-176.00; load lot 756 lbs
171.75.  Medium and Large 2  500-600 lbs 170.00-185.00; pkg 818 lbs 130.00.
Large 1  525-565 lbs 185.00-193.00.  Large 1-2  500-530 lbs 180.00-185.00.  
Medium 1-2  420-500 lbs 170.00-188.50.  Medium 2-3 626 lbs 165.00, pkg 610 lbs
thin 150.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 383 lbs 245.00; 400-500 lbs 210.00-
240.00; 500-600 lbs 196.00-216.00; pkg 793 lbs fleshy 148.00.  Medium and Large
1-2  430-500 lbs 205.00-218.50; 500-525 lbs 196.50-202.00; pkg 603 lbs 176.00.

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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