Stockyards

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Receipts: 1050 Week Ago: 461 Year Ago: 1166

Compared to last week, based on limited comparisons steers and heifers sold unevenly steady. Several loads of yearlings made up a majority of the feeders. Demand was moderate to good with a moderate to heavy supply. The feeder offering was made up of near 63 percent steers and bulls, and 37 percent heifers with 79 percent over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls totaled 4 percent of the offering. A light test of slaughter cows sold steady.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 pkg 393 lbs 182.00; 400-500 lbs 165.00-176.00; 500-600 lbs 153.00-174.00, 500-600 lbs fleshy 147.00-152.50; 600-700 lbs 145.00-152.00, pkg 606 lbs fleshy 142.00; 700-800 lbs 126.00-138.50, pkg 735 lbs fleshy 130.50; 800-900 lbs 124.75-131.85, lot 910 lbs 124.50. Medium and Large 1-2 500-600 lbs 158.00-161.50; 750-800 lbs 126.00-128.25; pkg 938 lbs 116.00.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 350-400 lbs 154.00-162.00; 400-500 lbs 138.00-149.00; 500-600 lbs 129.00-140.75, 500-600 lbs fleshy 126.00-129.00; 600-700 lbs 125.00-131.00; lot 804 lbs 120.50. Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 348 lbs 160.00; 400-500 lbs 140.00-145.00, pkg 424 lbs thin 149.00; 600-650 lbs 128.50-132.50, pkg 657 lbs fleshy 122.00; lot 713 lbs 125.25; 800-850 lbs 118.00-120.00; pkg 880 lbs 112.25.

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1 350-400 lbs 174.00-179.00; 400-500 lbs 169.00-174.00, pkg 498 lbs fleshy 145.00; pkg 525 lbs 158.00, pkg 503 lbs fleshy 150.00; pkg 603 lbs calves 122.00. Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 575 lbs fleshy 128.00.

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 2 yrs.-short and solid 950-1225 lbs 1st-3rd period 1200.00-1300.00 per head.

Cow-Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2 5-7 yrs. 1150-1285 lbs with newborn calves 1525.00-1600.00 per pair.

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