Joplin - Joplin Regional Stockyards: Special Value Added Feeder Cattle Report for 12/4/2014

Friday, December 5, 2014

Receipts:  4203    Year Ago:  3347

   No recent Special Value Added Sale for a price comparison.  Compared to
Monday's sale, steer calves under 600 lbs 5.00 to 10.00 higher, heifer calves
under 600 lbs 5.00 to 15.00 higher, 600 weight steers and heifers steady to 5.00
higher, over 700 lbs steady.  Demand good, supply moderate.  The offering
consisted of calves on wean-vac programs.  Most of the calves in medium plus
to fleshy condition, with a few thin flesh calves in the offering.  The feeder
supply include 65 percent steers, 45 percent heifers, with 65 percent over 600
lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-450 lbs 325.00-365.00, 450-500 lbs
300.00-336.00; 500-550 lbs 290.00-315.00, 550-600 lbs 274.00-295.00; 600-650 lbs
255.00-279.00, 650-700 lbs 241.00-268.25; 700-800 lbs 227.00-245.00; 800-900 lbs
220.00-232.00; lot 942 lbs 220.00; lot 1039 lbs 210.50.  Medium and Large 1-2
300-400 lbs thin 360.00-385.00; 450-500 lbs 285.00-320.00, 435-500 lbs thin
315.00-350.00; 500-600 lbs 257.50-305.00; 600-700 lbs 234.00-265.00; 700-800 lbs
225.00-238.00; 800-835 lbs 221.00-227.00.  Medium and Large 2  pkg 317 lbs 305.00
lot 467 lbs 265.00; lot 576 lbs 240.00; pkg 681 lbs 220.50; lot 739 lbs 225.00;
pkg 863 lbs 217.50.  Medium 3  pkg 642 lbs 225.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 385 lbs 315.00; 400-450 lbs 290.00-
317.00, 450-500 lbs 275.00-311.00; 500-550 lbs 260.00-300.00, 550-600 lbs 239.00
-255.00; 600-700 lbs 226.75-244.00, pkg 675 lbs fleshy 220.00; 700-755 lbs 
223.00-229.50; 830-885 lbs 208.00-215.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  325-400 lbs 
thin 314.00-317.50; 400-500 lbs 260.00-285.00, thin 280.00-300.00; 500-600 lbs
226.00-265.00, 550-535 lbs thin 280.00-305.00; 600-700 lbs 222.00-240.00; 700
-730 lbs 215.00-225.00; pkg 843 lbs 205.00.  Medium 1-2  450-500 lbs 235.00-
242.50; pkg 512 lbs 235.00.  Medium 3  pkg 526 lbs 208.00.

Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Carthage, MO
3, MO
         Rick Huffman, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 Hour Market Report 573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS151.txt

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