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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Cattle Auction Report for Aug. 29, 2016:

Receipts: 322 Week Ago: 637 Year Ago: 330

No sale next week due to Labor Day

Compared to last week a very light run of feeders sold with a lower undertone. Demand was light to moderate. Several cattle sold as singles with a few packages mixed in. The run of feeders included near 62 percent steers and bulls, 38 percent heifers and 20 percent over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls totaled 19 percent of the offering. Slaughter cows sold 1.00-3.00 lower.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 pkg 370 lbs 170.50; 450-500 lbs 158.00-167.00; 500-600 lbs 155.50-160.50; 650-700 lbs 151.00-152.00. Medium and Large 1-2 300-400 lbs 150.00-163.00; pkg 448 lbs 156.00; pkg 777 lbs 127.00; lot 890 lbs 120.00.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs 148.00-156.00; 400-500 lbs 146.00-155.00; 500-600 lbs 125.50-136.50; 600-650 lbs calves 124.00-125.50, pkg 662 lbs 135.00. Medium and Large 1-2 450-500 lbs 144.00-146.00; pkg 585 lbs 122.00; 600-700 lbs 119.00-122.00.

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1 350-400 lbs 165.50-173.00; 400-500 lbs 145.50-165.00; pkg 503 lbs 148.00. Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 393 lbs 154.00; 500-600 lbs 126.00-135.50; pkg 710 lbs 116.00.

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 few 2yrs.-short and solid 1085-1200 lbs 2nd-3rd period 900.00-1250.00 per head.

Cow-Calf Pairs: Scarce

Feeder Stocker Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 2-4 yrs. open 1027 lbs 85.00-92.00.

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