Springfield - Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 03/25/15

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Receipts:  2485    Week Ago:  2560    Year Ago:  2311

   Compared to last week, steer and heifer calves under 550 lbs few steady,
mostly 5.00 to 10.00 higher, calves over 550 lbs and yearlings steady.
Holsteins scarce last week, compared to two weeks ago, unevenly steady.  Demand
good, supply heavy.  The calf offering was mostly un-weaned and fleshy.  A large
offering of Holstein steers in the mix.  The feeder supply included 29 percent
steers, 41 percent Holsteins, 20 percent heifers, 10 percent bulls, with 39
percent over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 313.00-351.00; 400-450 lbs 
307.00-326.00, 450-500 lbs 275.00-317.50; 500-550 lbs 260.00-299.00, 550-600 lbs
245.00-265.00; pkg 627 lbs 244.50, 600-620 lbs calves 233.00-235.00; 700-745 lbs
214.50-227.50; 800-875 lbs 191.50-200.00; pkg 1016 lbs 173.50.  Medium and Large
1-2  325-400 lbs 300.00-310.00; 400-500 lbs 260.00-310.00; 525-570 lbs 240.00-
265.00; 600-665 lbs 224.00-247.50; pkg 753 lbs 205.00.  Large 3 Swiss pkg 830
lbs 150.00; lot 913 lbs 155.00.  Medium 2 pkg 796 lbs 182.00.  Medium 2-3 pkg
293 lbs thin 290.00; lot 346 lbs thin 301.00, pkg 387 lbs 242.50; pkg 442 lbs
245.00; pkg 628 lbs 219.00; pkg 708 lbs 185.00.  Medium 3 pkg 466 lbs 204.00;
pkg 530 lbs 182.00; 600-650 lbs 144.00-151.00; pkg 753 lbs 140.50; pkg 1041 lbs
142.00.  Small 3-4 Jerseys pkg 338 lbs 130.00; 465-470 lbs 130.00-140.00; pkg 631 
lbs 120.00; 710-735 lbs 130.00-135.00.

   Holsteins: Large 3  280-300 lbs 242.00-272.50; 335-400 lbs 216.00-250.00, pkg
388 lbs fleshy 215.00; 400-500 lbs 211.00-232.50; 500-600 lbs 184.00-212.00; 600
-700 lbs 170.00-196.00; 700-800 lbs 161.00-171.00; 800-900 lbs 150.00-165.50;
pkg 916 lbs 150.00, load lot 992 lbs 150.00; load lot 1013 lbs 150.00; pkg 1197
lbs 138.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 272 lbs 300.00; 325-370 lbs 280.00-
290.00; 400-450 lbs 268.00-285.00, pkg 428 lbs fleshy 246.00, 450-465 lbs 251.00
-263.00; 500-550 lbs 235.00-255.00, pkg 568 lbs fleshy 224.50, 575-590 lbs 
225.00-226.00; pkg 601 lbs calves 216.00; pkg 734 lbs replacements 200.00.
Medium and Large 1-2  225-285 lbs few 280.00-367.50; 345-400 lbs 255.00-278.00;
400-500 lbs 238.00-260.00; 500-600 lbs 215.00-244.00, pkg 520 lbs thin 251.00;
600-700 lbs 204.00-229.00; 730-800 lbs 170.00-186.50, pkg 730 lbs replacements
190.00.  Medium and Large 2 pkg 360 lbs 240.00.  Large 1 pkg 533 lbs 227.00; pkg
641 lbs 200.00.  Medium 1-2 pkg 158 lbs thin 320.00; 220-300 lbs thin 267.50-
285.00; pkg 489 lbs 210.00.  Medium 2-3 lot 821 lbs replacements 187.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  325-400 lbs 312.50-332.50; 420-500 lbs 
270.00-310.00; 500-600 lbs 234.00-277.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  270-280 lbs few
310.00-322.50; 300-400 lbs 260.00-310.00; 425-500 lbs 260.00-288.00; 500-570 lbs
239.00-260.00; 625-675 lbs 214.00-223.00; pkg 749 lbs 195.00.  Medium and Large
2 pkg 429 lbs 256.00.  Medium 1-2 pkg 140 lbs 327.50; pkg 175 lbs thin 330.00;
250-300 lbs thin 270.00-300.00; lot 346 lbs thin 279.00.

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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