Springfield - Springfield Livestock Marketing Center

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 12/16/15
 
Receipts:  907    Week Ago:  3474    Year Ago:  1488
 
   Compared to last week, steers steady, Holsteins under under 650 lbs scarce,
over 650 lbs 5.00 to 8.00 lower, heifers steady to 5.00 higher, all on a light
test.  Demand moderate, supply light.  The feeder supply included 53 percent
steers, 07 percent Holsteins, 32 percent heifers, 08 percent bulls, with 54
percent over 600 lbs.

***Note: This is the last cattle sale at the Springfield Livestock Marketing
Center for 2015.   Their normal sale schedule will resume Monday, January 4,
2016.  Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  370-400 lbs few 175.00-183.00; 400-450
lbs 179.00-185.00, 450-500 lbs 171.00-173.00; 540-600 lbs 153.00-157.50; 600
-700 lbs 150.00-156.50, calves 138.00-150.00; 700-800 lbs 137.00-142.50; 840
890 lbs 139.00-140.00; lot 1027 lbs 129.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-375 lbs
thin few 189.00; 475-500 lbs 155.00-167.00; 500-580 lbs 145.00-162.50; 600-700
lbs 132.50-153.50; pkg 867 lbs 135.50.  Large 1  600-655 lbs 140.00-147.00.
 
   Holsteins: Large 3 lot 686 lbs 85.00; pkg 721 lbs 87.50; lot 801 lbs 85.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  335-400 lbs 160.00-178.00; 400-500 lbs
153.00-165.00; 500-550 lbs 140.00-162.00, 550-600 lbs 125.00-140.00, pkg 553 lbs
replacements 150.00; 600-620 lbs 131.00-150.00, calves 125.00-126.00, 630-640 lbs
replacements 126.00-163.00; lot 803 lbs replacements 141.00.  Medium and Large
1-2 pkg 396 lbs 157.00; 400-500 lbs 141.00-159.00; 500-600 lbs 120.00-147.00;
600-700 lbs replacements 127.00-130.00; pkg 737 lbs 120.00. Large 1 pkg 472 lbs
153.00; pkg 538 lbs 145.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 428 lbs 185.00; 550-600 lbs 149.00-
155.00; pkg 718 lbs 126.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  400-450 lbs 162.00-164.00;
500-550 lbs 120.00-161.00; pkg 652 lbs 110.00.  Large 1 pkg 540 lbs 155.00; 
pkg 688 lbs calves 130.50.  

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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