Springfield - Springfield Livestock Marketing Center

Friday, April 1, 2016

Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 03/30/16

Receipts:  1877    Week Ago:  2681    Year Ago:  2081

   Compared to last week, steers under 600 lbs and heifers under 500 lbs
3.00 to 5.00 lower, steers over 600 lbs and heifers over 500 lbs steady 
to 2.00 lower.  Holsteins were scarce.  Demand good, supply moderate. 
The bulk of the calves were fleshy, new crops, with a few weaned calves 
in the mix.  Live Cattle and Feeder Cattle futures suffered unexpected
sharp losses.  The feeder supply included 39 percent steers, 53 percent 
heifers, 08 percent bulls, with 41 percent over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 202.00-233.00; 400-450
lbs 203.00-214.00, 450-500 lbs 195.00-207.00; 500-550 lbs 192.00-201.50,
550-600 lbs 182.00-194.00; 600-650 lbs 171.00-179.00, 650-700 lbs 156.50
-166.00, 600-700 lbs calves 155.00-175.00; 700-800 lbs 152.00-158.00; 800
-830 lbs 144.00-154.00; pkg 907 lbs 135.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-
400 lbs 194.00-195.00; 400-500 lbs 179.00-199.00; 500-600 lbs 164.00-
189.00; 600-700 lbs 145.00-170.00; 700-740 lbs few 145.00-149.00; 800-900
lbs few 142.00-148.00.  Medium and Large 2  400-500 lbs few 170.00; 525-
560 lbs 160.00-170.00; pkg 633 lbs 160.00.  Large 1 pkg 441 lbs 186.00;
lot 511 lbs 184.50; pkg 733 lbs 137.50.  Medium 2-3  565-570 lbs few 
155.00-158.00; lot 727 lbs 137.50.

   Holsteins: Large 3  scarce.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 293 lbs 195.00; 300-400 lbs
170.00-195.00; 400-500 lbs 160.00-180.00; 500-600 lbs 150.00-168.50; 600
-675 lbs 146.50-151.00; 825-860 lbs 120.00-137.00.  Medium and Large 1-2
pkg 263 lbs 200.00; 340-400 lbs 160.00-182.00; 400-500 lbs 154.00-165.00;
500-600 lbs 145.00-164.00; 600-700 lbs 135.00-151.75, pkg 637 lbs thin 
153.00; 700-740 lbs 140.00-143.00; pkg 877 lbs 120.00.  Medium and Large
2  510-545 lbs 150.00; 630-660 lbs 130.00-145.00; pkg 827 lbs 125.00.
Large 1  400-465 lbs 155.00-165.00; pkg 519 lbs 155.00.  Medium 2-3 pkg
370 lbs thin 166.00; pkg 644 lbs 135.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  315-355 lbs 206.00-216.00; 400-500
lbs 185.00-190.00; 500-550 lbs 166.00-179.00, pkg 590 lbs thin 182.00; 
600-655 lbs calves 140.00-156.50.  Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 335 lbs thin
206.00; 400-475 lbs 185.00, pkg 408 lbs thin 205.00; pkg 550 165.00; pkg
606 lbs thin 149.00; 700-770 lbs few 138.00-145.50.  Medium and Large 2
pkg 463 lbs 175.00.

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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