Stockyards

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Receipts: 343 Week Ago: 540 Year Ago: 505

Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers too few for a good

price comparison, however the undertone was higher. Demand moderate to

good. Supply light, near 49 percent steers and bulls, 39 percent

heifers and 48 percent feeders over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls 12 percent.

Slaughter cows steady to 1.00 higher.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 Few 325-350 lbs 229.00; Few 425-

450 lbs 208.00-216.00; Few 450-500 lbs 202.00-205.00; 500-550 lbs 187.00

-203.00; Pkg 585 lbs 188.25; 600-650 lbs 183.00-186.50; 650-700 lbs

176.00-178.50; 800-850 lbs 175.00-176.00; Pkg 920 lbs 160.00. Medium and

Large 1-2 Pkg 597 lbs 177.00; Few 700-725 lbs 164.00-170.00.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 400-500 lbs 173.00-188.00; 500

-600 lbs 167.50-183.00; 600-650 lbs 166.00-177.50; 725-750 lbs 160.00

-166.00; Medium and Large 1-2 Few 550-600 lbs 158.00-163.00.

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 Pkg 469 lbs 205.50; Few 500-

550 lbs 181.00-192.50; Pkg 581 lbs 173.50; Few 600-625 lbs 163.00-

169.00.

Slaughter Cows:

Percent Lean Avg Dressing High Dressing Low Dressing

Breaking 70-80 ----------- ------------ -----------

Boning 80-85 72.00-80.00 Ind 86.00 Few 64.00-69.00

Lean 85-90 Few 72.00-73.00 ------------ -----------

Slaughter Bulls: Yield grade 1-2 Few 1300-2110 lbs 94.00-103.00;

low dressing Ind 79.00.

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Few 2 yrs to short solid 1st to 3rd

Stage 975-1350 lbs 1300.00-1875.00 per head.

Cow and Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2 Few 1350-1400 lbs with 175

-200 lb calves 1800.00-2150.00 per pair.

Source: Mo. Dept. of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Sedalia, market reporter Steve Gill, 573-751-5618.