Springfield - Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 04/01/15

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Receipts:  2080    Week Ago:  2485    Year Ago:  1933

   Compared to last week, steer and heifer calves and yearlings steady to 5.00
higher.  Holsteins scarce.  Demand good, supply moderate.  Two full pot loads of
reputation yearlings in the offering, along with a good offering of mostly new
crop calves.  The feeder supply included 44 percent steers, 01 percent Holsteins
42 percent heifers, 14 percent bulls, with 39 percent over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 310.00-370.00; 400-450 lbs 
310.00-337.50, 450-500 lbs 300.00-320.00, 470-500 lbs fleshy 280.00-291.00; 500
-550 lbs 270.00-285.00, 550-600 lbs 266.00-270.00, fleshy 255.00-266.00; 600-650
lbs 244.00-258.00, 650-700 lbs 233.00-246.00; 700-800 lbs 208.00-228.50; 820-880
lbs 195.00-206.00; load lot 1027 lbs 179.25.  Medium and Large 1-2  325-370 lbs 
300.00-321.00; 400-405 lbs thin 307.00-322.50, 450-500 lbs 270.00-292.50; 500-
600 lbs 240.00-285.00; 600-680 lbs 226.00-254.50; 700-710 lbs 216.00-218.00; 
805-810 lbs 204.00-206.00; 920-970 lbs 180.00-185.00. Medium and Large 2  400-
500 256.00-292.50; pkg 604 lbs 246.00.  Large 1  400-475 lbs 283.00-309.00; 570
-600 lbs 248.00-250.00; pkg 605 lbs 243.00; 600-635 lbs calves few 225.00-235.00

   Holsteins: Large 3  pkg 530 lbs 205.00; pkg 724 lbs 158.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  330-400 lbs 255.00-293.00; 400-450 lbs
262.00-282.50, 450-500 lbs 248.00-266.00, lot 473 lbs reputation 275.00; 500-550
lbs 245.00-261.00, pkg 543 lbs fleshy 238.00, 550-600 lbs 232.00-246.00; 600-700
lbs 206.00-232.50; 700-730 lbs 190.00-197.00; load lot 837 lbs 185.00.  Medium
and Large 1-2 pkg 276 lbs 275.00; 325-400 lbs 250.00-268.00, thin 265.00-275.00;
400-500 lbs 232.00-270.00; 500-600 lbs 222.00-246.00; 600-700 lbs 200.00-218.50;
lot 727 lbs replacements 200.00; pkg 876 lbs 185.00; pkg 901 lbs 165.00.  Large 
1 pkg 383 lbs 271.00; lot 481 lbs 253.00; pkg 583 lbs 210.00; pkg 601 lbs 212.00

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  365-400 lbs 300.00-330.00; 440-500 lbs 
275.00-311.00; 500-580 lbs 233.00-285.00; 600-630 lbs calves 225.00-241.00, pkg 
683 lbs 220.00; pkg 732 lbs 208.50; pkg 876 lbs 171.00; pkg 1059 lbs 162.50.
Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 263 lbs 382.50; 330-400 lbs 290.00-317.50; 400-500 lbs
260.00-306.00; 500-540 lbs 240.00-263.00; 600-620 lbs 227.00-234.00.  Medium and
Large 2 pkg 419 lbs thin 296.00; pkg 501 lbs thin 268.00.  Medium 1-2 pkg 588 
lbs 217.00; pkg 619 lbs 212.00.

Source: MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, Springfield, MO, 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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