Springfield - Springfield Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 07/22/15

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Receipts:  1238    Week Ago:  1108    Year Ago:  1460

   Compared to last week, steer calves and yearlings steady to 5.00 lower,
heifer calves 5.00 to 10.00 lower.  Holsteins compared to two weeks ago, over
400 lbs 5.00 to 10.00 lower, under 400 lbs sold with a higher undertone.  Demand
and supply moderate.  Hot weather, lower fat cattle trade, lower box beef 
prices, lower cattle futures, adds negative pressure to the feeder cattle trade.
The feeder supply included 42 percent steers, 22 percent Holsteins, 29 percent
heifers, 08 percent bulls, with 47 percent over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  370-400 lbs 288.00-307.50; 400-435 lbs 
few 295.00-296.00, 450-500 lbs 268.00-292.00; 500-550 lbs 254.00-281.00, 550-600
lbs 238.50-274.00; 600-620 lbs calves 228.00-254.00, 645-680 223.00-235.00, 700
-735 lbs 219.00-225.50, calves 214.00-218.00; 820-860 lbs 197.00-200.00.  Medium
and Large 1-2  430-500 lbs 240.00-262.50; 500-550 lbs 240.00-253.00; 600-675 lbs
219.00-234.00; 700-800 lbs 205.00-223.50.  Medium and Large 2 pkg 322 lbs 254.00
pkg 452 lbs thin 240.00; pkg 612 lbs 223.00.  Large 1 pkg 470 lbs 245.00; pkg 
528 lbs 260.00; pkg 800 lbs 191.00; pkg 945 lbs 185.00.  Medium 3 pkg 295 lbs
200.00; pkg 689 lbs 152.00; 700-800 lbs 151.00-155.00.  Small 4 pkg 594 lbs 140.00.

   Holsteins: Large 3  345-400 lbs 232.50-257.00; 400-500 lbs 200.00-224.00; 530
-600 lbs 180.00-198.00; 645-675 lbs 163.00-184.50; 700-800 lbs 155.00-160.00; 
835-865 lbs 155.00; lot 948 lbs 147.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  400-475 lbs 226.00-253.00; 500-550 lbs
220.00-231.00, 550-600 lbs 209.00-220.00; 600-650 lbs calves 204.00-208.50, pkg
694 lbs replacements 210.00; 700-780 lbs 196.00-198.00, pkg 706 lbs replacements
209.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  450-500 lbs 220.00-237.50; 500-600 lbs 207.00-
220.50; 600-620 lbs calves 200.00-205.00, 660-700 lbs 197.00-200.00; pkg 763 lbs
194.00.  Large 1 pkg 554 lbs 220.50; pkg 729 lbs replacements 199.00.  Medium 3
pkg 278 lbs 230.00.  Small 3-4 pkg 180 lbs 287.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 215 lbs 390.00; 430-450 lbs 266.00
-272.50; 600-660 lbs calves 220.00-229.00; pkg 777 lbs 192.00; pkg 818 lbs
176.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  450-500 lbs 245.00-262.50; 620-645 lbs 222.00
-224.00.  Medium 3 pkg 242 lbs 237.00; pkg 519 lbs 217.00.  Small 3-4 pkg 231
lbs 232.00.

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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