Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Feeder Cattle Auction for 11/30/15
 
Receipts:  2950    Week Ago:  8449    Year Ago:  6233
 
   Compared to last week, steer calves steady to 5.00 lower, heifer calves
and yearlings 5.00 to 8.00 lower.  Demand moderate to light, supply light.
The wet weather across the central U.S. has curtailed feeder cattle demand
as backgrounders and feedlots are dealing with either ice or mud.  Feeder
Cattle contracts at the CME are trading sharply down.  The feeder supply 
included 55 percent steers, 39 percent heifers, 06 percent bulls, with 46
percent over 600 lbs.

 ***Note: Joplin Regional Stockyards will have a Special Value Added Sale,
Thursday, December 3, 2015.  Expecting 6000 head of Wean-Vac calves.  A
Special Video Sale will be held after the Value Added feeder cattle sale.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 331 lbs 235.00; pkg 442 lbs 217.50, 450-
500 lbs few 205.00; 500-550 lbs 186.00-204.00, 550-600 lbs 170.00-180.00; 685-690
lbs 165.00, 650-700 lbs calves 157.00-163.00; 700-760 lbs 163.00-172.00, 700-800
lbs fleshy 156.00-165.00; 800-860 lbs 160.00-164.00, lot 870 lbs fleshy 155.00.
Medium and Large 1-2  335-400 lbs 210.00-225.00; 400-500 lbs 170.00-215.00; 500
-600 lbs 164.00-192.00; 600-700 lbs 156.00-171.00, calves 151.00-164.00; 700-800
lbs 155.00-164.00; 835-850 lbs 150.00-160.00.  Medium and Large 2  400-500 lbs
170.00-186.00; 525-560 lbs 157.00-175.00; 600-700 lbs 151.00-164.00, calves 143.00
-157.00.  Medium 1 pkg 625 lbs 160.00.  Medium 2-3 pkg 548 lbs 132.00; pkg 746 lbs
148.00.  Medium 3-4 pkg 496 lbs 112.50; pkg 559 lbs 90.00.

  Holsteins:  Large 3 lot 583 lbs 125.00; lot 788 lbs 119.50; 840-865 lbs 113.00
-114.00; pkg 950 lbs 95.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 lot 414 lbs 186.00, 450-500 lbs 157.00-
172.00; 500-550 lbs 158.00-163.00, 550-600 lbs 141.00-162.00; 600-700 lbs 140.00
-164.00; 650-700 lbs calves 137.00-140.00; 700-740 lbs fleshy 143.00-154.00, 750
-770 lbs 142.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 275 lbs thin 189.00; 300-400 lbs 164.00
-185.00, pkg 389 lbs thin 189.00; 400-500 lbs 147.50-178.00; 500-600 lbs 140.00-
163.00; 600-700 lbs 135.00-152.00, pkg 647 lbs calves 128.00; 700-800 lbs 138.00
-156.00, pkg 707 lbs calves 130.00; lot 805 lbs 147.00; pkg 933 lbs 145.00.
Medium and Large 2 pkg 357 lbs 171.00; pkg 496 lbs 140.00; pkg 602 lbs 136.00; 
lot 720 lbs 134.00.  Medium 2 pkg 272 lbs 170.00.  

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  445-460 lbs 205.00-207.00; 550-580 lbs 148.00
-166.00; pkg 626 lbs calves 140.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  330-370 lbs 220.00-
225.00; 400-500 lbs 155.00-200.00; 525-600 lbs 137.00-183.00; 625-650 lbs calves
135.00-139.00.  Medium and Large 2  600-615 lbs calves 131.00-132.00.  Large 1 pkg
572 lbs 152.50; pkg 849 lbs 107.50.

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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