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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Cattle Auction Report for Aug. 22, 2016:

Receipts: 637 Two Weeks Ago: 1101 Year Ago: 447

Compared to two weeks ago, feeder steers and heifers sold unevenly steady based on limited comparable sales. Demand was moderate with a moderate supply. The run of feeders included near 54 percent steers and bulls, 46 percent heifers with 45 percent over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls totaled 16 percent of the offering. Slaughter cows sold 2.00 to 4.00 lower compared to two weeks ago.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs 194.00-210.00; 400-500 lbs 178.00-198.00; 500-600 lbs 167.50-177.00; 650-700 lbs 152.00-163.75; 700-800 lbs 149.00-156.25; pkg 858 lbs 138.00. Medium and Large 1-2 450-500 lbs 163.00-170.00; pkg 557 lbs 166.50; 600-650 lbs 160.00-165.00; lot 722 lbs 152.00.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 pkg 396 lbs 173.00; 450-500 lbs 149.00-161.50; 500-600 lbs 145.00-155.00; 600-700 lbs 132.00-142.00; pkg 713 lbs fancy 144.00, 750-800 lbs 130.00-132.00. Medium and Large 1-2 300-400 lbs 163.00-174.00; 400-500 lbs 146.00-162.50; 500-550 lbs 145.00-155.50.

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1 pkg 451 lbs 172.00. Medium and Large 1-2 350-400 lbs 184.00-187.00; 450-500 lbs 166.00-172.50; pkg 544 lbs 160.00.

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 3 yrs.-short and solid 1150-1300 lbs 2nd-3rd period most 1185.00-1485.00 per head, ind 5 yrs. 1325 lbs 3rd period 1660.00 per head.

Cow-Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2 6 yrs.-short and solid 1060-1250 lbs with 150 lb calves 1225.00-1510.00 per pair.

Feeder Stocker Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 1 plus-3 yrs. open 825-1225 lbs 89.00-118.00.

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