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Thursday, November 19, 2015

Feeder Cattle Auction Report for Nov. 16:

Receipts: 540 Week Ago: 507 Year Ago: 293

Compared to last week, steers 5.00 to 8.00 lower and heifers under 600 lbs

8.00 to 15.00 lower, over 600 lbs mostly steady. Demand moderate. Supply light.

Feeder offerings around 55 percent steers and bulls and 45 percent heifers.

Offerings over 600 lbs around 37 percent. Cows and bulls around 12 percent of

total offering. Slaughter cows steady to 5.00 lower.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 pkg 362 lbs 213.00; 400-500 lbs 190.00-

211.00; 550-600 lbs 170.00-186.50; 600-700 lbs 167.00-181.00; 750-800 lbs 153.00

-165.75. Medium and Large 1-2 several 503 lbs 170.00-173.25; pkg 623 lbs

173.00.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 400-500 lbs 174.00-180.00; 500-600 lbs

164.00-176.00; 600-700 lbs 160.00-166.00; pkg 711 lbs 157.00; 800-900 lbs 155.00

-156.00. Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 397 lbs 176.00; pkg 522 lbs 166.00.

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 438 lbs 194.00; pkg 766 lbs 132.00.

Slaughter Cows:

Percent Lean Ave. Dressing High Dressing Low Dressing

Breaking 70-80 68.00-76.50 ------------- ind 67.00

Boning 80-85 69.50-79.00 ------------- 64.00-69.00

Lean 85-90 ----------- ------------- 56.00-64.00

Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2

1305-2020 lbs 98.50-102.00 ------------ 82.00-89.00

Source: Mo. Dept. of Ag/USDA Market News Service, Sedalia, market reporter Brian K. Fleischmann, 573-751-5618