Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards: Feeder Cattle Auction for 04/20/15

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Receipts:  5163    Week Ago:  6784    Year Ago:  4663

   Compared to last week, steer calves under 500 lbs steady, steers 500 to 800
lbs 3.00 to 5.00 lower, heifer calves and yearling heifers steady.  Demand good,
supply moderate.  Live Cattle and Feeder Cattle future contracts traded sharply
lower the last two trading days adding negative pressure to the cattle trade.
On the positive side, grazing conditions continue to improve with the rain and
sunshine.   The feeder supply included 50 percent steers, 44 percent heifers, 06
percent bulls, with 46 percent over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 277 lbs 360.00; 300-400 lbs 300.00-
346.00; 400-450 lbs 296.00-330.00, 450-500 lbs 275.00-316.00; 500-550 lbs 258.00-
290.00, pkg 528 lbs fleshy 250.00, 550-600 lbs 240.00-270.00; 600-650 lbs 
232.50-255.00, 650-700 lbs 220.00-232.5, 600-665 lbs calves 217.50-240.00; 725-
800 lbs 202.50-218.00, 700-725 lbs calves 201.00-209.00; lot 882 lbs 198.50; 940-
1000 lbs 182.00-189.50; 1085-1090 lbs 169.00-175.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-
400 lbs 305.00-345.00; 400-500 lbs 272.50-322.50; 500-600 lbs 245.00-270.00, 
thin 257.50-276.00; 600-700 lbs 216.00-235.00; 700-800 lbs 203.00-219.00; 800-
900 lbs 190.00-199.00; lot 929 lbs 192.10.  Large 1 pkg 462 lbs 290.00; 530-600
lbs 248.00-265.00; pkg 669 lbs calves 227.00; pkg 713 lbs 217.00.  Medium 1-2 
pkg 675 lbs 223.00.  Medium 2-3  pkg 562 lbs 238.00.  Small and Medium 3  pkg 344
lbs 265.00.  Small and Medium 3-4  pkg 474 lbs 157.50.

   Holsteins:  Large 3  300-400 lbs 220.00-237.50; 400-500 lbs 210.00-221.00;
pkg 543 lbs 195.00; 650-660 lbs 177.00; lot 747 lbs 168.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 288 lbs 297.50; 335-400 lbs 260.00-
280.00; 400-450 lbs 242.50-267.50, 450-500 lbs 231.00-265.00; 500-550 lbs 230.00-
267.50, 550-600 lbs 225.00-241.00, pkg 595 lbs fleshy 221.00; 600-700 lbs 
202.00-229.00, 600-670 lbs replacements 220.00-230.00; 700-800 lbs 183.00-204.00
replacements 200.00-211.00; 800-870 lbs 178.00-184.00, pkg 847 lbs replacements
189.00; 930-965 lbs 169.00-176.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  245-300 lbs 300.00-
325.00; 325-400 lbs 247.50-277.50; 400-500 lbs 225.00-254.00; 500-600 lbs 215.00-
237.50; 600-700 lbs 198.00-223.00, replacements 217.50-227.00; 700-800 lbs
184.00-212.50, pkg 732 lbs full 170.00; 800-900 lbs 170.00-183.00; pkg 994 lbs
152.50.  Medium and Large 2  pkg 740 lbs 170.00.  Large 1  pkg 863 lbs 177.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  325-400 lbs 300.00-335.00; 400-500 lbs
276.00-320.00; 500-555 lbs 240.00-275.00; 600-655 lbs 222.50-237.50, calves 
210.00-231.00; pkg 961 lbs 155.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 290 lbs 330.00; 350-
400 lbs 295.00-310.00; 400-500 lbs 274.00-307.50; 500-600 lbs 225.00-255.00;
600-625 lbs 220.00-230.00; pkg 762 lbs 202.50.

Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Carthage, 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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