Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 01/29/14

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Receipts:  1483    Last Week:  4049    Year Ago:  969

   Compared to last week, steer calves under 600 lbs 2.00 to 6.00 lower, over
600 lbs steady to 2.00 higher, heifer calves under 600 lbs steady to 4.00
higher, over 600 lbs steady, Holsteins not well tested.  Demand and supply
moderate.  The number of feeder cattle moving through the marketing channel may
start to lighten up as the receipts have been heavy the last few weeks.  The
feeder supply included 39 percent steers, 03 percent Holsteins, 38 percent
heifers, 20 percent bulls, with 37 percent over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 215.00-235.00; 400-500 lbs
202.00-219.00; 500-600 lbs 195.00-207.50; 630-700 lbs 175.00-188.00, 600-700 lbs
calves 157.00-189.50; 700-800 lbs 161.00-174.50.  Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 394
lbs thin 220.00; 440-500 lbs 185.00-206.00; 500-600 lbs 181.00-190.00; 600-700
lbs 160.00-187.00; pkg 709 lbs 156.50; pkg 814 lbs 154.00.  Medium and Large 2
565-585 lbs few 170.00.  Large 1 pkg 487 lbs 194.00.  Medium 2-3 pkg 568 lbs
163.00.  Medium 3-4 pkg 609 lbs 121.50.  Small 4 pkg 450 lbs 85.00; pkg 598 lbs
87.50; pkg 605 lbs 94.50; pkg 780 lbs 92.00.

   Holsteins: Large 3  550-575 lbs 127.00-132.50; pkg 647 lbs 120.00; 720-800
lbs 117.50-122.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 239 lbs 215.00; 300-400 lbs 199.00-
208.00; 400-500 lbs 184.50-198.00; 500-550 lbs 180.00-187.50, 550-600 lbs 167.00
-183.00; 625-650 lbs 157.00-168.50, pkg 630 lbs calves 155.00; pkg 712 lbs 
fleshy 156.25.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 175.00-195.00; pkg thin 196.00
400-500 lbs 168.50-185.00, pkg 495 lbs thin 179.00; 500-600 lbs 150.00-176.00;
600-700 lbs 145.00-162.25; 700-770 lbs 140.00-141.50.  Medium and Large 2  500
-550 lbs 159.00-160.00.  Large 1 pkg 598 lbs 160.00.  Medium 2-3 pkg 600 lbs 
135.00.  Medium 3 pkg 325 lbs 135.00; 555-565 lbs few 140.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 398 lbs 218.00; 450-500 lbs 190.00-
198.50; 500-600 lbs 175.00-194.50; 600-675 lbs calves 155.00-175.00; 744 lbs
Fleshy 153.50, pkg 790 lbs 143.00; pkg 817 lbs fleshy 143.50.  Medium and Large
1-2  390-395 lbs 215.00-217.50; 400-500 lbs 176.00-205.00, lot 403 lbs thin 
208.00; 500-600 lbs 162.00-181.00, pkg 520 lbs thin 185.00; 600-660 lbs mostly
calves 159.00-168.00.  Medium and Large 2 pkg 394 lbs 164.00; pkk 526 lbs
161.00, pkg 523 lbs thin 167.00.  Medium 1-2 pkg 364 lbs 190.00; pkg 434 lbs
thin 190.00; pkg 548 lbs 165.00.

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_LS136.txt

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