Springfield - Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 4/10/13

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Receipts:  2535    Last Week:  1921    Year Ago:  1518

   Compared to last week, steer and heifer calves 5.00 to 10.00 lower, yearlings
3.00 to 6.00 lower.  Not enough Holsteins under 600 lbs last week for a market
comparison, undertone higher, over 600 lbs steady to 5.00 lower.  Demand 
moderate, supply moderate to heavy.  The Holstein trade was very active as local
Buyers were in the seats looking for grazing cattle.  The percentage of fleshy,
fall calves continues to increase.  Live Cattle and Feeder Cattle futures all
closed with triple digit losses.  The feeder supply included 29 percent steers,
24 percent Holsteins, 32 percent heifers, 15 percent bulls, with 34 percent over
600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 160.00-179.00; 500-600 lbs
150.00-169.00; 600-700 lbs 137.50-158.00, calves 133.50-145.50; 700-800 lbs
133.00-138.75; lot 895 lbs 124.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  325-400 lbs 160.00-
181.00; 400-500 lbs 150.00-170.00; 500-600 lbs 140.00-158.00; 600-675 lbs 134.00
-146.00; 700-800 lbs 129.00-134.00; 800-900 lbs 115.00-128.50; 925-1000 lbs
113.00-121.50.  Medium and Large 2 pkg 550 lbs 146.00; pkg 602 lbs 125.00; pkg
787 lbs 125.00.  Large 1 pkg 520 lbs 161.00; pkg 654 lbs 133.00; pkg 775 lbs
125.00.  Medium 1-2 pkg 425 lbs 155.00; pkg 631 lbs 130.00; pkg 744 lbs 127.50;
pkg 822 lbs 118.00.  Medium 2-3 pkg 468 lbs 132.50; pkg 612 lbs 114.00.  Medium
3  500-600 lbs 95.00-104.00.  Medium 3-4 pkg 462 lbs 79.00; pkg 514 lbs 91.00;
pkg 667 lbs 90.00.  Small 4 Jersey’s pkg 228 lbs 87.00; 475-500 lbs 70.00.

   Holsteins: Large 3  250-300 lbs few 128.00-131.00; 300-400 lbs 109.50-128.00;
400-500 lbs 104.50-114.00; 500-600 lbs 100.00-111.00; 600-700 lbs 98.00-104.00;
700-800 lbs 92.50-99.00; 800-900 lbs 85.00-91.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 146.00-148.50; 400-500 lbs
134.00-148.00; 500-600 lbs 127.00-145.00; 600-630 lbs calves 122.50-129.00, 635
-700 lbs 129.00-132.00; 800-835 lbs 113.50-115.00; pkg 920 lbs 115.50.  Medium
and Large 1-2 pkg 248 lbs 172.50; pkg 301 lbs thin 155.00, 350-400 lbs 135.00-
141.00; 400-500 lbs 130.00-145.00; 500-600 lbs 125.00-138.50; 600-700 lbs 114.00
-125.00, pkg 655 lbs calves 110.00; 700-800 lbs 110.00-121.00; 800-820 lbs
105.00-106.50.  Medium and Large 2 pkg 339 lbs 136.00; 425-500 lbs 125.00-
126.50; 550-600 lbs 118.00-120.00; 600-675 lbs 115.00-119.50.  Large 1 pkg 391
lbs 135.00; pkg 516 lbs 130.00; pkg 672 lbs 116.00.  Medium 1-2 pkg 637 lbs
111.00; pkg 752 lbs 103.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 157.00-182.50; 500-600 lbs
139.00-156.50; 600-675 lbs 120.00-138.50; pkg 731 lbs 114.50; pkg 827 lbs 109.00
Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 285 lbs thin 184.00; lot 361 lbs thin 186.00; 425-500
lbs 155.00-169.00; 500-575 lbs 133.00-150.50; 600-700 lbs 120.00-131.00; pkg 719
lbs 113.00; 850-860 lbs few 100.00.  Medium and Large 2 pkg 481 lbs 151.00; pkg
629 lbs 128.00.  Large 3 Holsteins lot 285 lbs 120.00; 345-500 lbs 93.00-109.00;
pkg 449 lbs 90.00.  Medium 3-4 pkg 261 lbs 105.00.

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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