Stockyards

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Receipts: 962 Week Ago: 536 Year Ago: 657

Compared to last week, steers sold steady to 5.00 higher with the advance on 600-700 lbs. Heifers sold mostly steady with spots 3.00-4.00 higher on some of the lighter weight calves. Demand was moderate with a moderate to heavy supply including several bigger drafts of yearlings and one load lot. The feeder offering was made up of near 69 percent steers and bulls, 31 percent heifers and 69 percent over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls totaled 15 percent of the

offering. Slaughter cows sold 1.00-3.00 higher.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 350-400 lbs 171.00-172.00; 400-500 lbs 162.00-173.50; 500-600 lbs 145.00-158.00; 600-700 lbs 130.00-148.00, pkg 640 lbs fleshy 130.00; 700-800 lbs 124.00-128.50; 800-900 lbs 116.00-122.00; 900-950 lbs 119.25-120.25. Medium and Large 1-2 lot 732 lbs 124.00. Large 1 pkg 582 lbs 142.00; pkg 645 lbs 134.00; pkg 964 lbs 116.75.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 pkg 320 lbs 159.50, pkg 378 lbs fleshy 142.00; 400-500 lbs 136.00-145.00, pkg 462 lbs fleshy 130.00; 500-600 lbs 121.00-136.00; 600-700 lbs 115.00-122.00, 600-650 lbs fleshy 118.00; 700-800 lbs 114.00-115.00. Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 486 lbs 128.50; 550-600 lbs 123.50-125.50; pkg 608 lbs 118.00; pkg 915 lbs 110.00. Medium 2 pkg 390 lbs 126.00.

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1 pkg 377 lbs 178.00; pkg 462 lbs 162.00; 600-650 lbs 118.00-126.00. Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 460 lbs 155.00. Medium 1-2 pkg 385 lbs 150.50.

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 2 yrs.-short and solid 1100-1450 lbs 2nd-3rd stage 1050.00-1275.00 per head.

Cow-Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2 6 yrs.-broken mouth 1000-1280 lbs with newborn-300 lbs calves 1000.00-1300.00 per pair.

Feeder/Stocker Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 3-7 yrs. 970-1250 lbs un-checked 60.00-82.00.

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