Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards: Feeder Cattle Auction for 12/08/14

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Receipts:  6575    Week Ago:  6233    Year Ago:  1312

   Compared to last Monday's sale, steers under 600 lbs steady to 5.00 higher,
over 600 lbs 5.00 to 8.00 lower, heifer under 600 lbs steady, over 600 lbs
steady to 5.00 lower.  Demand moderate to good, supply moderate.  Feeder Cattle
going on feed under pressure as Feeder Cattle futures closed limit down and Live
Cattle futures closed near limit down.  Demand best of calves suitable to dry
winter and graze next summer.  The feeder supply included 48 percent steers, 
46 percent heifers, 07 percent bulls, with 53 percent over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs few 370.00-380.00; 400-450
lbs 320.00-390.00, 450-500 lbs 304.00-327.50; 500-550 lbs 275.00-308.00, lot 530
lbs weaned 310.00, 550-600 lbs 259.00-287.50, pkg 577 lbs fleshy 245.00; 600-650
lbs 245.00-265.00, 650-700 lbs 234.00-250.00, 600-700 lbs calves 229.00-246.00;
700-800 lbs 221.00-238.00, calves 217.00-225.00; 800-900 lbs 218.00-228.00, 
calves or fleshy 204.00-210.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  345-400 lbs 320.00-350.00
400-500 lbs 280.00-317.50, thin 310.00-322.50; 500-600 lbs 240.00-290.00; 600-
700 lbs 228.00-258.00, calves 230.00-245.00; 700-770 lbs 215.00-234.00, 700-745
lbs calves 213.00-215.00; 800-845 lbs 218.00-226.00.  Medium and Large 2  500-
580 lbs  240.00-261.00; lot 619 lbs 230.00.  Large 1  pkg 488 lbs 300.00; pkg 552
lbs 260.00; 600-700 lbs 230.00-250.00.  Medium 1-2  pkg 447 lbs 280.00; 635-675 
lbs 213.00-240.00, pkg calves 212.50; pkg 784 lbs 217.00.  Medium 3 pkg 524 lbs
207.00; lot 627 lbs 170.00; pkg 736 lbs 162.50.  Small 3-4 lot 678 lbs 155.00;
pkg 837 lbs 142.00.  Small 4  Jerseys 600-655 lbs 144.00-145.00.

   Feeder Holstein Steers:  Large 3 pkg 529 lbs 200.00; 600-670 lbs 185.00-
191.00; load lot 705 lbs 189.00; pkg 860 lbs 173.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 295.00-315.00; 400-450 lbs
280.00-300.00, 450-500 lbs 255.00-287.50, pkg 453 lbs thin 295.00; 500-550 lbs
235.00-262.50, 550-600 lbs 228.00-244.00, 580-600 lbs fleshy 220.00-223.00; 600
-700 lbs 216.00-238.25, calves 209.00-230.00, lot 657 lbs replacements 240.00;
735-760 lbs 213.00-215.00, lot calves 208.00, lot replacements 217.50; 800-870
lbs 208.00-213.00; lot 960 lbs 190.00; pkg 1038 lbs 176.00.  Medium and Large 1
-2  250-300 lbs 320.00-365.00; 350-400 lbs 260.00-309.00; 400-500 lbs 245.00-
272.50; 500-600 lbs 223.00-250.00; 600-700 lbs 210.00-227.50, lot 621 lbs calves
214.00; 700-765 lbs 193.00-222.00; 800-835 lbs 198.00-205.00; pkg 928 lbs 186.00
Medium and Large 2  lot 391 lbs 260.00; pkg 422 lbs 263.00; 565-570 lbs 216.00-
220.00; pkg 726 lbs 202.50.  Large 1  450-480 lbs 255.00-270.00; pkg 538 lbs
240.00.  Medium 1-2 pkg 372 lbs thin 250.00; pkg 525 lbs 217.50.  Small and
Medium 3-4 pkg 491 lbs 215.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 352 lbs 370.00; 435-500 lbs 287.50-
355.00; 500-600 lbs 257.50-305.00; 600-700 lbs calves 211.00-250.00; pkg 709 lbs
calves 200.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  lot 261 lbs 375.00; lot 354 lbs 380.00; pkg
432 lbs thin 315.00, 450-500 lbs 260.00-275.00; 500-565 lbs 255.00-280.00; 635-
700 lbs calves 219.00-225.00; 700-775 lbs 204.00-217.00; 840-865 lbs 175.00-
187.50.

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_LS151.txt

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