Carthage- Joplin Regional Stockyards: Feeder Cattle Auction Close for 4/1/13

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Receipts:  5741    Last Week:  1626    Year Ago:  5031

   Compared to a light test last week, steer calves and yearlings steers 3.00
to 6.00 higher, heifer calves and yearling heifers 4.00 to 8.00 higher.  Demand
good, supply moderate.  Calves were either un-weaned and fleshy, or weaned and
thin; yearlings in medium to thin flesh.  Corn futures closed sharply lower,
with Feeder Cattle futures trading over 2.00 higher.  The feeder supply included
44 percent steers, 49 percent heifers, 07 percent bulls, with 57 percent over 
600 lbs.

  Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 lot 269 lbs 230.00; 350-400 lbs 182.50-
192.50; 400-500 lbs 173.00-189.00, fleshy 164.00-173.00; 500-600 lbs 157.00-
183.00, fleshy 149.00-167.50; 600-700 lbs 142.00-167.00, calves 141.00-157.00;
700-800 lbs 132.00-144.00; 800-900 lbs 124.50-134.25; 900-940 lbs 125.00-127.50.
Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 268 lbs 215.00; 340-400 lbs 177.50-191.00; 425-500 lbs
164.00-170.00, pkg 429 lbs fleshy 162.50; 500-600 lbs 153.00-172.00, thin 171.00
-180.00; 600-700 lbs 136.00-157.00; 700-800 lbs 130.00-139.00; 850-900 lbs 
125.50-129.00.  Medium and Large 2 pkg 445 lbs thin 168.00; 575-600 lbs 140.00-
142.00; pkg 621 lbs 144.00; pkg 781 lbs 127.50.  Large 1 pkg 617 lbs calves 147.00; pkg 746 lbs 131.00; pkg 1007 lbs 120.00.  Medium 2-3 lot 644 lbs 129.00;
pkg 711 lbs 131.00.

   Holsteins:  Large 3 lot 538 lbs 110.00; pkg 652 lbs 96.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-350 lbs 170.00-182.50; 400-500 lbs
152.00-171.00, fleshy 149.00-160.00; 500-600 lbs 141.00-158.00, fleshy 138.00-
150.00; 600-700 lbs 131.00-148.00; 700-775 lbs 125.50-136.00; 800-830 lbs 121.50
-125.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  200-300 lbs 170.00-207.50, thin 185.00-232.50;
325-400 lbs 156.00-170.00, thin 169.00-182.50; 400-500 lbs 147.00-161.00; 500-
600 lbs 135.00-146.00, lot 562 lbs thin 151.00; 600-700 lbs 125.00-143.50, pkg
625 lbs calves 124.00; 700-800 lbs 125.00-133.00; 800-865 lbs 120.00-126.75. 
Medium and Large 2 pkg 370 lbs 133.00; 550-600 lbs 127.00-134.00; 700-775 lbs
122.50-128.00; pkg 813 lbs 117.50.  Large 1 pkg 749 lbs 121.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  350-375 lbs 180.00-189.00; 450-500 lbs
165.00-176.00, pkg thin 182.50; 500-600 lbs 152.00-165.00; 600-700 lbs calves
136.00-146.00; 800-830 lbs 123.50-124.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs
170.00-222.50; 400-500 lbs 155.00-175.00; pkg 560 lbs 144.00, lot 565 lbs thin
146.00; 600-700 lbs 130.00-137.50; pkg 803 lbs 113.00.  Medium and Large 2 pkg
479 lbs 137.50.  Large 1 pkg 457 lbs 162.00; pkg 541 lbs 145.00.  Medium 1-2
pkg 452 lbs 153.00.

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