Springfield - Springfield Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 05/20/15

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Receipts:  1847    Week Ago:  1697    Year Ago:  2169

   Compared to last week, steer calves under 500 lbs and heifer calves under 550
lbs steady to 5.00 higher, steer calves over 500 lbs and heifer calves over 550
lbs steady, yearlings steady on a light test.  Holsteins were scarce.  Demand
good, supply moderate.  The feeder supply included 44 percent steers, 51 percent
heifers, 05 percent bulls, with 32 percent over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 315.00-327.00; 400-450 lbs
300.00-341.00, 450-500 lbs 275.00-315.00; 500-550 lbs 267.50-284.00, 550-600 lbs
245.00-276.00; 600-700 lbs 227.00-253.50, calves 229.00-251.00; 700-730 lbs few
226.00-229.00; 800-850 lbs 202.00-206.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  425-500 lbs 
260.00-300.00; 500-600 lbs 245.00-275.00; lot 627 lbs calves 245.50, 670-700 lbs
215.00-232.50; 700-765 lbs 217.00-224.00, lot 773 lbs calves 205.00; 890-895 lbs
few 190.00; 900-910 lbs few 190.00.  Large 1  500-600 lbs 240.00-270.00; 600-700
lbs 222.50-255.00; pkg 822 lbs 204.00.

   Holsteins: Large 3 pkg 648 lbs 188.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 270.00-320.00; 400-450 lbs
262.50-270.00, 450-500 lbs 248.00-255.00; 500-550 lbs 240.00-257.00, 550-600 lbs
231.00-244.00; 600-650 lbs 220.00-230.00; 750-775 lbs 199.00-205.00; pkg 884 lbs
165.00; 900-1000 lbs few 164.00-178.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 lot 299 lbs thin
331.00; lot 382 lbs thin 300.00; 400-500 lbs 230.00-250.00, 483 lbs thin 255.00;
500-600 lbs 211.00-242.50; 600-700 lbs 210.50-220.00.  Large 1  470-500 lbs 
246.00-247.00; 500-560 lbs 217.00-247.00; 600-640 lbs calves 219.50-227.50.
Medium 3 pkg 447 lbs 210.00; 520-570 lbs 197.00-202.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  350-360 lbs 312.50-335.00; 470-490 lbs
272.00-278.00; 525-530 lbs 260.00-265.00; pkg 633 lbs 239.50.  Medium and Large
1-2  420-470 lbs few 274.00-304.00; pkg 526 lbs 254.00, pkg 507 lbs thin 255.00;
pkg 745 lbs thin 209.50.

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