Springfield - Springfield Livestock Marketing Center

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 03/2/16

Receipts:  2056    Week Ago:  1837    Year Ago:  232

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers under 400 lbs and steers 
over 600 lbs, heifers over 650 lbs steady, steers 400 to 600 lbs steady
to 5.00 higher, heifers 400 to 650 lbs 5.00 to 10.00 higher.  Demand good
for cattle suitable to graze, moderate for cattle heading to the feed
yards.  The feeder supply included 43 percent steers, 46 percent heifers,
11 percent bulls, with 34 percent over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 221.00-227.00; 400-450
lbs 209.00-225.00, 450-500 lbs 203.50-218.00; 500-550 lbs 198.00-211.00,
550-600 lbs 185.00-197.00; 600-650 lbs 167.50-192.00, 650-700 lbs 163.50
-171.00; 700-770 lbs 149.50-163.50; 825-870 lbs 140.00-146.00.  Medium
and Large 1-2  340-400 lbs 216.00-219.00; 400-500 lbs 200.00-218.50, pkg
418 lbs thin 219.00; 500-600 lbs 171.50-198.00; 600-700 lbs 161.50-
173.00; 700-800 lbs 143.00-159.50; pkg 854 lbs 140.00.  Medium and Large 
2 pkg 638 lbs 145.00.

   Holsteins: Large 3  scarce.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 382 lbs 182.00; 400-450 lbs
177.50-192.00, 450-500 lbs 174.00-185.50; 500-550 lbs 166.00-187.50, 550
-600 lbs 155.00-170.00; 600-650 lbs 154.00-164.00, lot 667 lbs 145.50; 
pkg 811 lbs 134.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 170.00-177.00; 400
-500 lbs 157.00-174.00; 500-600 lbs 151.50-170.00; 600-700 lbs 139.50-
152.00; pkg 723 lbs 138.00; 825-840 lbs 134.00; pkg 913 lbs 125.00.
Large 1 pkg 539 lbs 155.00; 620-635 lbs 140.00-145.00.  Medium 2 pkg 375
lbs 160.00; lot 456 lbs thin 156.00; pkg 562 lbs 142.00.  Medium 2-3 pkg
453 lbs 140.00; pkg 587 lbs 130.00; pkg 674 lbs 120.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 386 lbs 228.50; 440-500 lbs 
185.00-212.00; 500-575 lbs 176.00-198.00; 600-700 lbs 163.000-165.50;
lot 715 lbs 156.50, pkg 719 lbs calves 142.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 
300-350 lbs 210.00-225.00; pkg 487 lbs 170.00; 500-600 159.00-185.00;
pkg 696 lbs 135.00.  Large 1 pkg 533 lbs 188.00; pkg 740 lbs 146.50.
Medium 1-2 pkg 436 lbs 165.00.  Medium 2 pkg 398 lbs thin 184.00; pkg
507 lbs thin 158.00.

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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