Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Feeder Cattle Auction for 09/14/15

Receipts:  5992    Two Weeks Ago:  3998    Year Ago:  6646

    No sale last week, compared to two weeks ago, steer calves under 500 lbs
20.00 to 25.00 lower, steer calves over 500 lbs 15.00 to 20.00 lower, yearling
steers 7.00 to 10.00 lower. Heifer calves under 550 lbs 10.00 to 20.00 lower,
heifer calves over 550 lbs and yearlings heifers 5.00 to 10.00 lower.  Demand
moderate to light, supply moderate to heavy.  Health a major concern with new
crop calves this time of the year.  The elevated stress of handling, weaning,
new environment, and fluctuating temperatures can cause respiratory problems.
The feeder supply included 59 percent steers, 33 percent heifers, 09 percent 
bulls, with 62 percent over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  340-375 lbs 275.00-280.00; 400-450 lbs
245.00-255.00, 450-500 lbs 225.00-245.00; 500-600 lbs 214.00-231.00; 635-700 lbs
202.00-224.00, 600-665 lbs calves 200.00-216.00; 700-800 lbs 192.00-211.00; 800
-900 lbs 183.00-197.00; 900-945 lbs 178.00-185.50.  Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 234
lbs 345.00; lot 348 lbs 300.00, 350-400 lbs 242.00-263.00; 400-500 lbs 210.00-
241.00; 500-600 lbs 210.00-226.00; 600-700 lbs 203.00-212.00, 635-660 lbs calves
190.00-195.00; 700-800 lbs 180.00-197.00; 800-875 lbs 177.00-191.00; 900-925 lbs
173.00-177.75.  Medium and Large 2 pkg 379 lbs 216.00; 430-500 lbs 200.00-225.00
770-800 lbs 175.00-187.00.  Large 1 lot 710 lbs 206.00; pkg 830 lbs 190.00.
Medium 1-2  500-575 lbs 195.00-212.00.  Medium 2 pkg 215 lbs thin 290.00; lot
592 lbs 191.00; lot 624 lbs 191.00.  Medium 2-3 pkg 287 lbs 215.00; three load
lot 714 lbs 187.50.  Small 3-4 pkg 676 lbs 120.00.

   Holsteins:  Large 3 pkg 381 lbs 180.00; pkg 422 lbs 182.50; lot 778 lbs 
147.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 292 lbs 242.50; 300-335 lbs 240.00
-250.00, 370-400 lbs 210.00-230.00; 400-450 lbs 205.00-222.50, 450-500 lbs 
195.00-217.00; 500-600 lbs 192.00-222.00; 600-700 lbs 193.00-216.00, lot 616 lbs
calves 197.00; 700-800 lbs 193.00-194.00; 800-825 lbs 170.00-180.00; lot 964 lbs
174.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  265-300 lbs 230.00-235.00; 350-400 lbs 205.00-
214.00; 400-500 lbs 185.00-206.00, lot 471 lbs thin 217.00; 500-600 lbs 182.00
-207.00; 600-700 lbs 192.00-202.00, calves 174.00-185.00; 700-800 lbs 172.50-
188.00, lot 715 lbs calves 171.00; lot 839 lbs 171.00.  Medium and Large 2  425
-500 lbs few 180.00; 540-575 lbs few 186.00-189.00; 600-700 lbs 172.00-180.00;
pkg 792 lbs 165.00.  Large 1 pkg 322 lbs 237.50; pkg 485 lbs 185.00.  Medium 1-2
lot 469 lbs 189.00.  Medium 3 lot 548 lbs thin 190.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 343 lbs 260.00; 400-465 lbs 225.00-
247.50; 500-600 lbs 198.00-225.00; 600-625 lbs calves 194.00-202.00; lot 735 lbs
171.00; pkg 802 lbs 170.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 lot 290 lbs 275.00; 325-400 
lbs 240.00-257.50; 400-500 lbs 200.00-230.00; 540-560 lbs 188.00-195.00; 600-665
lbs 180.00-187.00; 700-750 lbs few 171.00-178.00, lot 711 lbs calves 165.00; 820
-835 lbs 158.00-162.50.  Medium and Large 2 pkg 461 lbs 190.00; pkg 570 lbs 
185.00; pkg 702 lbs 160.00.  Medium 3 pkg 430 lbs 180.00.

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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