Stockyards

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Receipts: 424 Week Ago: 1260 Year Ago: 922

Compared to last week, a light test of steers sold with a steady undertone. Heifer calves sold with a higher undertone. Demand was moderate with a light supply. The feeder offering was made up of near 67 percent steers and bulls, and 33 percent heifers and 47 percent over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls totaled 9 percent of the offering. Slaughter cows sold steady.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 pkg 393 lbs 171.00; 450-500 lbs 160.00-166.00; 500-600 lbs 148.00-159.50; 650-700 lbs 136.50-140.00, pkg 692 lbs calves 123.50; 700-750 lbs 127.00-138.00. Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 483 lbs 158.00; pkg 655 lbs 133.00.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs 150.00-156.00, pkg 355 lbs fleshy 143.00; 400-500 lbs 141.00-149.00; 500-600 lbs 128.00-140.00; pkg 667 lbs fleshy 116.00; 700-750 lbs 114.00-115.00; pkg 800 lbs 116.00. Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 493 lbs thin 145.00; pkg 670 lbs 116.00. Medium and Large 2 pkg 396 lbs 139.00.

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1 350-400 lbs 169.00-178.00, 350-400 lbs fleshy 162.00-165.00; 400-500 lbs 154.00-163.00; 500-550 lbs 153.00-155.00, pkg 530 lbs fleshy 146.00; pkg 640 lbs 126.00. Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 418 lbs thin 153.00; pkg 537 lbs 137.50, pkg 599 lbs thin 144.50; lot 688 lbs thin 124.00; pkg 893 lbs 99.00; pkg 969 lbs 90.00.

Bred Cows: Scarce

Cow-Calf Pairs: Scarce

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