Stockyards

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Receipts: 547 Week Ago: 603 Year Ago: 785

Compared to last week, a light test of feeders sold with a steady undertone. Demand was moderate with a light supply. The feeder offering was made up of near 45 percent steers and bulls, 55 percent heifers with 26 percent over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls totaled 26 percent of the offering. Slaughter cows sold steady.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 400-500 lbs 171.00-187.00; 500-600 lbs 163.00-171.00, pkg 599 lbs full 158.50; 600-700 lbs 151.50-162.00, pkg 667 lbs fleshy 146.00. Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 389 lbs thin 189.00; pkg 420 lbs 181.00; 600-650 lbs 152.00-154.00.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 350-400 lbs 164.00-174.00, pkg 378 lbs thin 184.00, 350-400 lbs fleshy 155.00-157.00; 400-500 lbs 155.50-169.00; 500-550 lbs 142.00-162.00, pkg 589 lbs full 140.00; 650-700 lbs 141.00-143.50; pkg 813 lbs 140.50; pkg 908 lbs 132.00. Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 398 lbs 164.00; 400-500 lbs 146.00-159.00; 600-700 lbs 132.00-141.50. Medium 2 pkg 661 lbs 118.75.

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1 pkg 565 lbs 155.50. Medium and Large 1-2 450-500 lbs 158.00-170.00; pkg 568 lbs 148.00. Large 1-2 pkg 533 lbs 141.25.

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1 2-6 yrs. 1225-1450 lbs 2nd-3rd period 1300.00-1650.00 per head.

Cow-Calf Pairs: Scarce

Feeder/Stocker Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 2-5 yrs. open or un-checked 985-1160 lbs 87.00-106.00.

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