Springfield - Springfield Livestock Marketing Center

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 12/2/15
 
Receipts:  2464    Two Weeks Ago:  1223    Year Ago:  3105
 
   Not enough receipts last week for a good price test, compared to two weeks
ago, steer and heifer calves steady to 6.00 lower, yearlings 6.00 to 10.00 lower.
Demand moderate, supply heavy.  Mud and lower futures trade continue to pressure
the feeder cattle trade.  A good interest from local cattlemen for heifers suitable
for replacements.  The feeder supply included 49 percent steers, 02 percent
Holsteins, 42 percent heifers, 09 percent bulls, with 37 percent over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  390-400 lbs 197.00-204.00; 400-450 lbs
186.50-211.00; 450-500 lbs 184.50-195.00; 500-540 lbs 183.00-194.00, 550-600 lbs
167.00-180.50, pkg 596 lbs fleshy 163.00; 600-700 lbs 160.50-170.50, calves 150.00
-171.00; 700-800 lbs 150.00-159.00; 820-850 lbs 155.00-157.50.  Medium and Large
1-2  350-400 lbs 180.00-200.00; 400-500 lbs 177.00-189.00, pkg 4431 lbs thin 190.00;
500-600 lbs 158.50-187.50; 600-700 lbs 155.00-167.50, calves 148.00-159.00; 730-775
lbs 155.00-156.50; pkg 822 lbs 157.00.  Medium and Large 2 pkg 456 lbs 160.00; pkg
509 lbs 156.00.  Large 1  500-600 lbs 171.00-178.00.  Medium 1-2 470-475 lbs 160.00
-172.00; 560-585 lbs 150.00-157.00; pkg 689 lbs 150.00.  Medium 3 pkg 804 lbs
101.50.  Small 3-4 pkg 717 lbs 80.00. 
 
   Holsteins: Large 3 pkg 630 lbs 115.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  385-400 lbs 180.00-185.00; 400-450 lbs
160.00-184.00, 450-500 lbs 155.00-171.50; 500-600 lbs 145.00-169.00; 600-700 lbs
145.50-159.50, calves 135.00-153.00; 700-755 lbs 139.00-151.50; 800-850 lbs 127.00
-139.00, pkg fleshy 122.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  360-400 lbs 167.00-179.00, pkg
365 lbs thin 184.00; 400-500 lbs 150.00-165.50, pkg 448 lbs thin 166.00; 500-
600 lbs 140.00-153.00; 600-665 lbs 135.00-146.50, 650-700 lbs calves 130.00-
138.00; 700-800 lbs 130.00-147.00; 800-840 lbs few 124.50-125.00.  Large 1  
400-455 lbs 150.00-160.00; 550-570 lbs 135.00-145.00; pkg 627 lbs 120.00.  
Medium 1-2 pkg 493 lbs 145.00; pkg 675 lbs 129.00.  

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  345-400 lbs 202.00-217.00; 400-500 lbs 178.00
-202.00; 500-600 lbs 160.00-185.00; 630-685 lbs calves 148.00-155.50; pkg 715 lbs
142.00; pkg 887 lbs 124.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  400-475 lbs 172.00-181.50; 553
lbs 162.00-166.00; 700-755 lbs 145.00.  Medium and Large 2 pkg 414 lbs 172.00; pkg
763 lbs 140.00.  Large 1 pkg 647 lbs calves 156.00; pkg 768 lbs 140.00.  Large 3
pkg 255 lbs 145.00; pkg 463 lbs 120.00.  Medium 1-2 pkg 576 lbs 150.00.  Medium 2-3
pkg 348 lbs 140.00; pkg 421 lbs 141.00.  

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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