Carthage- Joplin Regional Stockyards: Feeder Cattle Auction Close for 4/29/13

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Receipts:  4333    Last Week:  4118    Year Ago:  3956

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers under 700 lbs steady to 3.00
higher, over 700 lbs 1.00 to 4.00 higher.  Demand moderate to good, supply
moderate.  Sunshine, Fed Cattle trading 2.00 to 3.00 higher and recent gains
in the Feeder Cattle futures provide some momentum for the stocker/feeder trade.
However, grain futures closed sharply higher and Feeder Cattle futures closed
sharply lower.  The feeder supply included 51 percent steers, 44 percent
heifers, 06 percent bulls, with 45 percent over 600 lbs.

  Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 184.00-210.00; 400-500 lbs
160.00-182.00, fleshy 153.00-155.00; 500-600 lbs 145.00-164.00; 600-675 lbs
138.00-158.75, calves 137.00-152.50; 700-800 lbs 134.00-145.00; 830-900 lbs
122.00-133.50; 900-1000 lbs 119.00-126.25; lot 1023 lbs 122.00.  Medium and
Large 1-2  375-400 lbs 177.50-185.00; 400-500 lbs 154.00-175.00; 500-600 lbs
140.00-157.00, pkg 535 lbs thin 162.00; 600-700 lbs 139.50-145.00, 600-625 lbs
calves 138.00-140.00; 700-800 lbs 132.00-140.00; 800-900 lbs 118.50-132.00; lot
911 lbs 118.00; pkg 1017 lbs 117.50.  Medium and Large 2 pkg 473 lbs 151.00; lot
644 lbs 137.00; 750-775 lbs 143.00.  Medium 1-2 pkg 382 lbs 157.50; 550-575 lbs 
142.00-145.00

   Holsteins:  Large 3  400-500 lbs 98.00-116.00; 500-600 lbs 95.00-103.00; lot
612 lbs 100.00; lot 705 lbs 96.50; lot 807 lbs 91.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 160.00-170.00; 400-500 lbs
142.00-161.00; 500-600 lbs 135.00-148.00; 600-700 lbs 124.00-137.50; 700-800 lbs
121.00-127.50; 800-870 lbs 116.00-120.35; pkg 905 lbs 113.00; lot 1037 lbs 
104.50.  Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 246 lbs 165.00; 300-400 lbs 156.00-160.00; 400
-500 lbs 135.00-154.00, thin 149.00-157.50; 500-600 lbs 128.00-145.00, pkg thin
149.00; 630-700 lbs 118.00-131.00; 700-800 lbs 112.50-129.25; 800-900 lbs 113.00
-116.50; 900-975 lbs 102.00-116.75; 1035-1040 lbs 106.00-108.00.  Medium and
Large 2  500-535 lbs 131.00-136.00; lot 633 lbs 129.50.  Large 1 pkg 468 lbs
143.00; pkg 593 lbs 128.50; pkg 812 lbs 113.00.  Medium 1-2 pkg 378 lbs 145.00;
pkg 572 lbs 125.00; pkg 654 lbs 123.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  330-400 lbs 180.00-201.00; 400-500 lbs
158.00-180.00; 500-550 lbs 146.00-157.00; 600-625 lbs calves 139.00-144.00; pkg
706 lbs 129.50.  Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 385 lbs 150.00; 400-500 lbs 150.00-
164.00; 500-600 lbs 136.00-149.00; 630-670 lbs 130.00-131.00.

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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