Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards: Feeder Cattle Auction for 07/28/14

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Receipts:  3360    Week Ago:  3914    Year Ago:  4011

   Compared to last week, steer calves and heifers (all weights) steady to 5.00
higher, except 500 weight heifers 4.00 to 9.00 higher, steers 600 to 800 lbs
8.00 to 15.00 higher, over 800 lbs 5.00 to 6.00 higher.  Demand good to very
good, supply moderate.  The USDA reported 98 percent Cattle On Feed, Placements
at 94 percent, and Marketing at 98 percent from a year ago.  The Cattle 
Inventory is down three percent from two years ago, the fewest number in forty
years.  The feeder supply included 58 percent steers, 34 percent heifers, 08 
percent bulls, with 48 percent over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 300.00-332.50; 400-500 lbs
262.50-285.00; 500-600 lbs 240.00-277.50; 600-650 lbs 236.00-272.50, 650-700 lbs
235.00-252.00, calves 217.50-232.50; 700-800 lbs 215.00-240.00; lot 852 lbs
212.00; 900-955 lbs 202.00-206.00; lot 1029 lbs 198.50; lot 1135 lbs 186.50.
Medium and Large 1-2  350-365 lbs 290.00, lot 394 lbs thin 300.00; 445-500 lbs
245.00-260.00, thin 272.50-295.00; 500-600 lbs 237.50-257.50; 600-645 lbs calves
235.00-238.00, 650-700 lbs 224.00-237.00; 700-800 lbs 209.00-236.00; 870-890 lbs
201.00-203.00; pkg 919 lbs 192.50; lot 1021 lbs 193.00.  Medium and Large 2 pkg
593 lbs 227.00; 600-670 lbs 207.50-231.00.  Large 1 pkg 561 lbs 245.00; 620-635
lbs calves 215.00-227.50; lot 1299 lbs 164.50.  Medium 3 pkg 774 lbs 195.00.
Medium 3-4 pkg 452 lbs 165.00; pkg 678 lbs 142.50.

   Feeder Holstein Steers:  Large 3 pkg 279 lbs 232.00; lot 469 lbs 205.00; lot
705 lbs 184.00; lot 821 lbs 171.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  290-300 lbs 295.00; 350-400 lbs 260.00-
275.00; 400-500 lbs 235.00-270.00; 500-600 lbs 220.00-247.50; 600-655 lbs 211.00
-228.00; 700-740 lbs 202.50-213.00; lot 864 lbs 186.00.  Medium and Large 1-2
360-400 lbs 250.00-253.00, pkg thin 262.50; 400-500 lbs 228.00-250.00; 500-600
lbs 208.00-243.00, lot 541 lbs thin 247.00; 600-645 lbs 207.00-219.00, lot 642
lbs thin 223.50, calves 206.00-210.00; 700-770 lbs 199.00-203.00; pkg 919 lbs
161.00.  Medium and Large 2 pkg 442 lbs 237.00; 500-550 lbs 205.00-217.50.
Large 1  400-455 lbs 235.00-257.50; 500-540 lbs 221.00-226.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 291 lbs 345.00; 380-395 lbs 310.00;
400-500 lbs 252.00-295.00; 500-600 lbs 233.00-240.00; 600-655 lbs calves 220.00
-236.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  380-390 lbs 280.00-290.00; 450-500 lbs 240.00-
261.00; 500-600 lbs 227.00-242.50.  Medium and Large 2 pkg 490 lbs 225.00; pkg
544 lbs 205.00.  Large 3 pkg 415 lbs Holsteins 190.00.  Medium 3 pkg 615 lbs
185.00.

Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Carthage, 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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