Stockyards

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Receipts: 619 Week Ago: 922 Year Ago: 1040

Receipts: 619 Week Ago: 922 Year Ago: 1040

Compared to last week, steers and heifers traded mostly steady on a lighter test. The majority of the offering sold in small lots. Demand moderate with a light to moderate supply. Near 50 percent steers and bulls, and 50 percent heifers with 40 percent over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls were 13 percent of the offering. Slaughter cows were steady.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs 214.00-224.00;

400-500 lbs 200.50-209.00; 500-600 lbs 180.00-203.00; 600-700 lbs

168.00-173.00; 700-750 lbs 156.00-162.50. Medium and Large 1-2 450-

500 lbs 184.00-193.50; pkg 536 lbs thin 187.50; 650-700 lbs 154.00-

159.00.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs 181.00-193.00;

400-500 lbs 168.00-184.00; 500-600 lbs 159.00-174.00; 600-700 lbs

144.00-152.75; 700-800 lbs 137.00-143.00. Medium and Large 1-2

pkg 440 lbs 175.00; 700-750 lbs 141.50-142.00. Large 1 pkg 658

lbs 143.50.

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1 400-500 lbs 187.50-214.00;

550-600 lbs 179.00-184.50. Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 352 lbs

218.00; pkg 552 lbs 178.00; 600-650 lbs 156.50-173.00.

Slaughter Cows:

Percent Lean: Avg Dressing High Dressing Low Dressing

Breaking 70-80 69.00-73.00 75.00-79.50 65.00-68.00

Boning 80-85 72.00-79.00 79.00-88.00 60.00-68.00

Lean 85-90 53.00-63.00 ind. 70.00 42.00-52.00

Slaughter Bulls: Yield grade 1-2

980-2010 lbs 92.00-98.00 102.50-114.00 68.00-75.00

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1 4-6 yrs. 1285-1350 lbs 3rd period

1450.00-1900.00 per head. Medium and Large 1-2 4-7 yrs. 1200-1400 lbs

1st-3rd period 1100.00-1550.00 per head; short and solid-broken mouth

2nd-3rd period 1050-1450 lbs 900.00-1250.00 per head.

Feeder/Stocker Cows: Scarce

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