Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards: Feeder Cattle Auction Close for 3/18/13

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Receipts:  7216    Last Week:  5970    Year Ago:  6568

   Compared to last week, steer calves under 550 lbs steady to 3.00 higher, 550
to 700 lbs steady to 3.00 lower, over 700 lbs 3.00 to 5.00 lower, heifer calves
under 500 lbs steady, over 500 lbs steady to 4.00 lower.  Demand and supply
moderate.  Cattle moving into feedlots continue to be under pressure.  Fed 
Cattle last traded 1.00 lower at 127.00.  Thunder storms moved though the trade
area filling ponds and streams.  The feeder supply included 53 percent steers,
43 percent heifers, 04 percent bulls, with 57 percent over 600 lbs.

***Note: JRS will hold a Special Yearling and Stocker Video Auction, Thursday,
March 21, 2013.***

  Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 190.00-204.00; 400-500 lbs
177.00-192.00; 500-550 lbs 167.50-183.00, 550-600 lbs 155.00-165.00, fleshy
150.00-158.00; 600-650 lbs 146.00-161.00, calves 143.00-148.00, 650-700 lbs
135.00-146.00; 700-800 lbs 127.00-140.00; 800-900 lbs 122.00-127.75; 900-975 lbs
118.00-123.85; pkg 1032 lbs 116.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  275-300 lbs 200.00
-206.00, pkg thin 212.50; 350-400 lbs 182.50-188.00; 400-500 lbs 162.50-185.00,
Lot 429 lbs fleshy 160.00; 500-600 lbs 141.00-175.00; 600-700 lbs 134.00-147.00,
calves 129.00-145.00; 700-800 lbs 123.50-133.00; 800-875 lbs 118.50-126.00; lot
996 lbs 116.50.  Medium and Large 2  500-525 lbs 155.00-157.50; 600-650 lbs 
139.50-140.00; lot 715 lbs 129.50.  Large 1  725-750 lbs 134.00-138.00.  Medium
1-2 pkg 256 lbs thin 207.50; lot 353 lbs thin 167.50; 475-500 lbs 157.50-163.00;
pkg 540 lbs 136.50; lot 604 lbs 138.50.  Medium 2-3  525-550 lbs 125.00-132.50;
pkg 818 lbs 115.00.  Medium 3-4 pkg 580 lbs 99.00.

   Holsteins:  Large 3 pkg 374 lbs 108.00; pkg 462 lbs 96.00; 500-525 lbs 85.00
-100.00; 600-700 lbs 93.00-96.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  330-400 lbs 161.00-175.00; 400-500 lbs
152.00-162.50; 500-600 lbs 135.00-157.00, pkg 559 lbs fleshy 132.00; 600-700 lbs
129.00-140.75, calves 124.00-129.50; 700-800 lbs 120.75-130.50; lot 802 lbs 
118.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  225-260 lbs 152.50-187.50; 300-400 lbs 150.00-
165.00; 400-500 lbs 139.00-160.00; 500-600 lbs 126.00-149.00, thin 143.25-151.00
600-700 lbs 120.00-138.00; 700-800 lbs 112.00-125.00; 800-900 lbs 112.00-118.75;
pkg 949 lbs 114.50.  Medium and Large 2  400-500 lbs 134.00-140.00; 500-575 lbs
127.50-134.00; 625-700 lbs 116.00-125.00, fleshy or calves 110.00-114.00.  Large
1 pkg 421 lbs 152.50; 500-525 lbs 137.00-140.00; pkg 674 lbs 122.00; 700-775 lbs
117.00-123.25.  Medium 1-2 pkg 319 lbs 140.00, 340-345 lbs thin 150.00-151.00;
pkg 444 lbs thin 135.00; pkg 682 lbs 117.00.  Medium 2-3 pkg 334 lbs thin 140.00
450475 lbs 132.50-134.00.  Medium 3 pkg 301 lbs thin 110.00; pkg 432 lbs thin
115.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 397 lbs 190.00; 400-450 lbs few 192.00;
500-550 lbs 170.00-174.00; 600-700 lbs 131.00-143.00; lot 758 lbs 122.50.  
Medium and Large 1-2  300-375 lbs 175.00-202.50; 425-500 lbs 155.00-167.50; 500
-600 lbs 130.00-165.00; pkg 644 lbs calves 131.50; 700-775 lbs 107.00-123.00.
Medium and Large 2 pkg 552 lbs 129.00.  Medium 1-2 pkg 280 lbs 150.00; lot 457
lbs 178.00; pkg 534 lbs 129.00.  Medium 2 pkg 367 lbs thin 167.50.

Source: MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, Joplin, 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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