Stockyards

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Receipts: 797 Week Ago: 1050 Year Ago: 730

Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold mostly steady. Demand was moderate with a moderate supply. The feeder offering was made up of near 55 percent steers and bulls, and 45 percent heifers with 28 percent over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls totaled 11 percent of the offering. Slaughter cows sold 2.00-4.00 lower.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 350-400 lbs 174.00-176.00; 400-500 lbs 167.00-172.25; 500-600 lbs 152.00-163.00; 600-700 lbs 140.00-152.00, 600-650 lbs calves 134.00-137.00; 700-800 lbs 130.00-132.00. Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 679 lbs 136.00.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs 150.00-153.00; 400-500 lbs 142.50-150.00, 450-500 lbs fleshy 136.50-138.00; 500-600 lbs 130.00-148.50; 600-700 lbs 122.00-126.00; 700-750 lbs 118.00-120.00. Medium and Large 1-2 300-400 lbs 138.50-150.00; 400-500 lbs 136.50-144.00, 400-500 lbs thin 137.00-145.00; 500-550 lbs 131.50-136.00; 600-700 lbs 123.00-125.00.

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1 pkg 378 lbs 176.50; 400-500 lbs 165.00-176.00; 500-600 lbs 143.00-154.50; pkg 608 lbs 140.50; pkg 745 lbs 123.00. Medium and Large 1-2 300-350 lbs 166.00-178.50; 450-500 lbs 158.00-162.00; pkg 501 lbs thin 157.00; 800-850 lbs 113.00.

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 3 yrs.-short and solid 1050-1275 lbs 2nd-3rd period 1050.00-1400.00 per head, 6-7 yrs. 3rd period 1400-1425 lbs 1500.00 per head.

Cow-Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2 2 yrs.-short and solid 950-1250 lbs with newborn-225 calves 1400.00-1650.00 per pair; pkg. broken mouth 1050 lbs with newborn calves 1050.00 per pair.

Feeder/Stocker Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 3-5 yrs. open 1031-1208 lbs 80.00-90.00.

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