Stockyards

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Receipts: 461 Week Ago: 1005 Year Ago: 466

Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold with a steady undertone. Demand was moderate with a light supply. The feeder offering was made up of near 47 percent steers and bulls, and 53 percent heifers with 32 percent over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls totaled 7 percent of the offering. A light test of slaughter cows sold with a higher undertone.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 400-500 lbs 173.50-182.00, pkg 485 lbs fleshy 168.50; 500-600 lbs 160.00-163.50; 600-700 lbs 140.00-157.00; pkg 705 lbs 134.50. Large 1 pkg 485 lbs 154.00; pkg 591 lbs 159.00.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 350-400 lbs 154.00-157.50; 400-500 lbs 142.00-152.50; 500-550 lbs 137.00-146.50; 600-700 lbs 120.00-125.00; 700-800 lbs 118.00-122.00; pkg 758 lbs fleshy 116.00. Medium and Large 1-2 500-600 lbs 123.00-137.25, pkg 567 lbs thin 135.50; pkg 698 lbs 116.00; pkg 715 lbs 120.00, pkg 797 lbs fleshy 110.00. Medium 1-2 pkg 750 lbs fleshy 112.00.

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1 400-500 lbs 166.00-176.50; 500-600 lbs 145.00-155.50, pkg 555 lbs fleshy 128.00; pkg 686 lbs 126.50. Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 498 lbs 154.00; 500-600 lbs 126.50-153.00; pkg 612 lbs 133.00; pkg 718 lbs 124.50.

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 few 5 yrs.-short and solid 1185-1350 lbs 3rd period 1150.00-1500.00 per head.

Cow-Calf Pairs: Scarce

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