Stockyards

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Receipts: 1211 Week Ago: 1037 Year Ago: 708

Compared to last week, all weights of steers traded steady to 3.00 lower. Heifers sold 3.00-8.00 lower. Several consignments of yearlings and quality calves were on offer. The board closed sharply lower following Fridays cattle on feed report with a higher than expected placement number. However, demand was good with a heavy supply. The feeder offering was made up of near 64 percent steers and bulls, 36 percent heifers and 68 percent over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls totaled 13 percent of the offering. Slaughter cows sold steady to 2.00 lower.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 350-400 lbs 169.00-172.00; 400-500 lbs 152.00-172.25; 500-600 lbs 139.50-156.75; 600-700 lbs 130.00-141.50; 700-800 lbs 123.50-129.00; 800-900 lbs 121.00-127.00; pkg 933 lbs 121.00. Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 478 lbs 155.00; pkg 649 lbs 129.00; lot 798 lbs 122.00.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 350-400 lbs 131.00-134.00; 400-500 lbs 129.00-139.00; 500-600 lbs 119.00-128.00; 600-700 lbs 119.50-122.50; 700-800 116.10-119.50; 800-900 lbs 115.00-116.35. Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 388 lbs 139.00; 400-450 lbs 120.00-130.00; pkg 597 lbs fleshy 114.00; pkg 642 lbs 122.00. Medium 2 pkg 592 lbs 104.00.

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1 pkg 365 lbs 172.50; 400-500 lbs 145.00-152.00; 500-600 lbs 131.50-145.00; 600-650 lbs 121.00-132.00. Medium 1-2 pkg 541 lbs 112.00; pkg 649 lbs 111.25.

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 2 yrs.-short and solid 1000-1350 lbs 2nd-3rd stage 900.00-1300.00 per head.

Cow-Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2 5-7 yrs.1200-1280 lbs with newborn calves 1250.00-1400.00 per pair.

Feeder/Stocker Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 3-5 yrs. 960-1270 lbs open 60.00-73.00, ind. 5 yrs. 935 lbs 80.00.

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