Stockyards

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Receipts: 939 Week Ago: 760 Year Ago: 1077

Compared to last week, steers under 700 lbs traded 3.00-7.00 lower;

700-800 lbs 2.00-3.00 lower, and heavier weights traded with a steady

undertone. Heifers sold mostly steady with spots 2.00-5.00 lower. The

feeder offering was generally carrying more fill and flesh compared

to last week. Demand moderate with a moderate supply. Near 52 percent

steers and bulls, and 48 percent heifers with 34 percent over 600 lbs.

Cows and bulls were 10 percent of the offering. Slaughter cows were

steady to 1.00 higher.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 300-350 lbs 213.00-225.00; 400-500

lbs 203.00-210.00; 500-600 lbs 174.00-192.00; 600-700 lbs 161.25-173.00;

700-800 lbs 152.25-161.50; 800-900 lbs 146.00-148.25; pkg 916 lbs 140.75.

Medium and Large 1-2 450-500 lbs 174.00-179.00; 550-600 lbs 170.00-

172.00; 600-700 lbs 153.00-163.00.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs 174.00-200.00;

400-500 lbs 166.00-190.00, pkg 483 lbs full 164.00; 500-600 lbs 150.00-

169.50, pkg 547 lbs full 155.50; 600-700 lbs 139.25-152.50; 700-800 lbs

135.00-141.00; pkg 802 lbs 137.00. Medium and Large 1-2 250-300 lbs

190.00-194.00; pkg 381 lbs 186.50; 400-500 lbs 161.00-178.00. Medium 1

700-750 lbs 135.00-137.00.

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs 210.00-221.00; 400-

500 lbs 180.00-207.00; 550-600 lbs 165.00-171.00; pkg 613 lbs 162.50.

Medium and Large 1-2 300-400 lbs thin 208.00-214.00; 350-400 lbs

189.00-202.00; pkg 619 lbs 162.00. Medium and Large 2 pkg 314 lbs

188.00. Large 3 pkg 373 lbs 110.00; pkg 488 lbs 100.00. Medium 2-3

pkg 240 lbs 188.00.

Slaughter Cows:

Percent Lean: Avg Dressing High Dressing Low Dressing

Breaking 70-80 71.00-74.00 ind. 84.00 ind. 65.00

Boning 80-85 68.00-76.00 76.50-83.00 54.00-67.00

ind. 89.00

Lean 85-90 53.00-60.00 ----------- 46.00-52.00

Slaughter Bulls: Yield grade 1-2

1440-1970 lbs ind. 86.00 104.00-114.00 ----------

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1 2-7 yrs. 1210-1395 lbs 2nd-3rd period

1400.00-1700.00 per head. Medium and Large 1-2 1 plus to short and solid

1050-1500 lbs 2nd-3rd period 1000.00-1450.00 per head; few broken mouth 3rd

period 1210-1350 lbs 960.00-1050.00 per head. Medium and Large 2 ind.

2 yrs. 3rd period 785 lbs 850.00 per head.

Feeder/Stocker Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 1 plus-5 yrs. 750-1050 lbs

90.00-115.00.

Source: Mo. Dept. of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Sedalia, Market Reporter Dan Trickey, 573-751-5618.