Stockyards

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Receipts: 479 Two Week Ago: 717 Year Ago: 605

Compared to two weeks ago, a light test of steers and heifers sold with a firm to higher undertone. Mostly smaller lots of calves offered. Demand was moderate with a light supply. Near 53 percent steers and bulls, 47 percent heifers and 50 percent over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls totaled 18 percent of the offering. Slaughter cows sold mostly steady.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 pkg 397 lbs 175.50; 400-500 lbs 149.00-162.00; 500-600 lbs 149.00-160.00; 600-700 lbs 130.00-144.00; 700-800 lbs 130.50-132.50; pkg 804 lbs 126.00. Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 405 lbs 160.00; 550-600 lbs 129.00-131.00; 600-700 lbs 126.00-136.00; pkg 750 lbs 124.00; pkg 813 lbs 126.00. Large 1 pkg 634 lbs 135.00.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 400-500 lbs 133.50-141.50; 500-600 lbs 126.00-129.00; 650-700 lbs 116.00-122.00, pkg 690 lbs fleshy 116.00; 700-800 lbs 115.00-119.25, pkg 790 lbs fleshy 108.00; pkg 804 lbs 115.00. Medium and Large 1-2 450-500 lbs 126.00-128.00; pkg 538 lbs 123.00, pkg 504 lbs replacement 134.00; pkg 668 lbs 118.00.

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1 pkg 480 lbs 146.00; 550-600 lbs 130.00-139.00; 600-650 lbs 128.00-134.00, pkg 653 lbs calves 116.00.

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 6 yrs.-broken mouth 1265-1425 lbs 1st-3rd period 875.00-1275.00 per head.

Cow-Calf Pairs: Scarce

Feeder/Stocker Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 1 plus-3 yrs. open 935-1345 lbs 88.00-97.00.

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