Springfield - Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 04/15/15

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Receipts:  2121    Week Ago:  2762    Year Ago:  1402

   Compared to last week, steer calves steady, heifer calves 2.00 to 6.00 lower,
yearlings steady on a limited test.  Holsteins scarce.  Demand good, supply
moderate.  The feeder supply included 47 percent steers, 37 percent heifers, 16
percent bulls, with 22 percent over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 285 lbs 340.00; 360-365 lbs 325.00-
348.00; 400-450 lbs 303.00-330.00, 450-500 lbs 277.00-300.00; 500-550 lbs 270.00
-281.00, 550-600 lbs 257.00-275.00; 600-675 lbs 234.00-255.00, 600-700 lbs 
calves 224.00-243.00; lot 723 lbs 235.00; 800-900 lbs 195.00-209.00.  Medium and
Large 1-2  pkg 332 lbs thin 310.00; 400-485 lbs 275.50-302.50, pkg 498 lbs full
255.00; 500-600 lbs 250.00-270.00; 620-680 lbs 234.00-237.00; 720-800 lbs 208.50
-221.50.  Medium and Large 2  pkg 362 lbs 275.00; pkg 493 lbs 251.00; 565-600 lbs
227.50-235.00.  Large 1  485-500 lbs 260.00-265.00; pkg 501 lbs 268.00; pkg 804 
lbs 201.00.  Medium 1-2  pkg 612 lbs 219.00; pkg 829 lbs 201.50.  Medium 2 pkg
393 lbs 235.00; pkg 470 lbs 230.00; pkg  580 lbs 233.00; pkg 768 lbs 195.00.
Medium 2-3  pkg 356 lbs 270.00; pkg 514 lbs 231.00.  Medium 3  pkg 587 lbs 140.00.

   Holsteins: Large 3  pkg 553 lbs 190.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 278 lbs thin 307.50; 325-400 lbs 
270.00-290.00; 400-450 lbs 248.50-279.00, 450-500 lbs 250.50-257.00; 500-550 lbs
242.00-253.00, 550-600 lbs 233.00-243.50; 600-650 lbs 220.00-231.50, pkg 660 lbs
calves 215.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 280 lbs 275.00; 350-400 lbs 248.00-
300.00; 400-500 lbs 230.00-250.00; 500-600 lbs 220.00-239.00; 600-700 lbs 205.00
-225.00; 700-775 lbs 190.00-201.50.  Medium and Large 2  pkg 449 lbs 230.00.
Large 1  pkg 380 lbs 240.00; 435-500 lbs 230.00-242.50; 500-550 lbs few 230.00-
236.00.  Large 1-2  pkg 645 lbs 210.00; pkg 772 lbs 190.00.  Medium 1-2  625-700
lbs 202.50-205.00.  Medium 2  325-400 lbs 237.00-265.00; pkg 433 lbs thin 242.00
pkg 524 lbs 220.00.  Medium 2-3  lot 340 lbs 250.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 338 lbs 320.00; 400-500 lbs 279.00-
310.50; 500-600 lbs 237.00-270.00; 630-670 lbs calves 227.00-238.00; pkg 703 lbs
215.00; pkg 865 lbs 171.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  265-300 lbs 315.00-342.50;
300-400 lbs 290.00-330.00; 425-500 lbs 256.00-279.00; 500-565 lbs 245.00-253.00;
615-650 lbs few 222.00-233.00.  Medium 2 pkg 374 lbs 258.00; pkg 653 lbs 220.00.
Small 4  pkg 347 lbs Jerseys 136.00; pkg 459 lbs Jerseys 136.00.

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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