Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards: Feeder Cattle Auction for 04/27/15

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Receipts:  5214    Week Ago:  5163    Year Ago:  3400

   Compared to last week, steer calves under 600 lbs steady to 5.00 lower, steer
calves over 600 lbs and Yearling steers 4.00 to 5.00 higher. Heifer calves and
Yearling heifers steady.  Demand good, supply moderate.  The USDA Cattle on Feed
showed 100 percent on Feed, 100 percent Placements, 98 percent Marketed.  The
Feeder Cattle futures closed over 2.00 lower with the exception of the spot
month.  The feeder supply included 46 percent steers, 45 percent heifers, 
09 percent bulls, with 49 percent over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 290 lbs 335.00; 300-400 lbs 310.00-
340.00, pkg 326 lbs thin 375.00; 400-450 lbs 285.00-311.00, 450-500 lbs 270.00
-300.00, 400-480 lbs thin 290.00-330.00; 500-550 lbs 250.00-281.00, 550-600 lbs
247.00-269.00, fleshy 242.50-246.00; 600-650 lbs 239.00-261.00, thin 260.50-
262.50, 650-700 lbs 228.00-244.00, 600-700 lbs calves 219.00-251.00; 700-800 lbs
210.00-232.00; 800-830 lbs 206.00-216.00; load lot 912 lbs 193.00.  Medium and
Large 1-2  335-400 lbs 302.50-330.00; 400-500 lbs 265.00-300.00; 500-575 lbs
247.00-267.50; 600-700 lbs 217.50-244.00; 700-750 lbs 212.00-229.50, lot 740 lbs
gaunt 233.00; 800-855 lbs 185.00-207.50; 975-985 lbs 183.00-187.00.  Medium and
Large 2  pkg 396 lbs thin 292.50; pkg 635 lbs 220.00.  Medium and Large 2-3 lot
747 lbs 205.00.  Large 1 pkg 612 lbs 245.00; 735-770 lbs 210.00-214.00.  Medium
2-3  400 -500 lbs 230.00-242.50; lot 637 lbs 210.00.  Medium 3-4  510-565 lbs
140.00; pkg 628 lbs 258.00.  Small 4  pkg 442 lbs 135.00.

   Holsteins:  Large 3  615-670 lbs 170.00-185.00; pkg 768 lbs 168.00; lot 828
lbs 151.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 270.00-297.50; 400-450 lbs
250.00-270.00, 450-500 lbs 240.00-262.50; 500-550 lbs 236.00-245.00, 550-600 lbs
227.00-239.00, fleshy 220.00-230.00, pkg 570 lbs thin 141.00; 600-700 lbs 202.00
-236.00, calves 213.00-230.00; 700-800 lbs 187.00-209.00; pkg 851 lbs re-
placements 198.00; 975-1000 lbs 163.00-175.00; pkg 1017 lbs 155.00.  Medium and
Large 1-2  260-270 lbs 330.00-332.00; 300-400 lbs 257.50-300.00; 400-500 lbs
227.50-262.50; 500-600 lbs 215.00-232.50, lot 527 lbs thin 233.00; 600-670 lbs
202.00-220.00; 700-800 lbs 189.00-202.00; lot 1090 lbs 139.00.  Medium and Large
2  540-570 lbs 205.00-217.50; 600-680 lbs 190.00-213.00; lot 745 lbs 189.00.
Medium and Large 3  675-690 lbs 204.00-207.50; lot 714 lbs 195.00.  Large 1  381
lbs 257.50-265.00; pkg 475 lbs thin 237.50; pkg 596 lbs 222.00; 650-665 lbs
206.00-207.50; lot 736 lbs 201.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  265-300 lbs 350.00-380.00; 400-455 lbs 
280.00-314.00; 500-565 lbs 235.00-262.50; 600-700 lbs calves 210.00-222.50; pkg
709 lbs 205.00; pkg 874 lbs 170.00; pkg 972 lbs 150.00.  Medium and Large 1-2
330-355 lbs 280.00-310.00; 400-500 lbs 246.00-287.50; 550-600 lbs 223.00-233.00;
620-685 lbs 211.00-222.50; 700-735 lbs 200.00-206.00; pkg 1082 lbs 159.00.
Medium and Large 2 pkg 416 lbs thin 292.50; 500-550 lbs thin 237.50-260.00; pkg
680 lbs 195.00.  Large 1  400-500 lbs 275.00; 640-660 lbs calves 212.00-212.50.
Large 3 pkg 593 lbs thin Holsteins 177.50.

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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