Stockyards

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Receipts: 343 Week Ago: 576 Year Ago: 376

Compared to last week, a light test of feeders mostly steady with a firm undertone noted on steer calves under 525 lbs. Demand was moderate with a light supply. The feeder offering was made up of near 54 percent steers and bulls, 46 percent heifers with 22 percent over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls totaled 13 percent of the offering. Slaughter cows sold mostly steady and slaughter bulls sold 2.00-3.00 higher.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 400-500 lbs 172.00-189.00; 500-600 lbs 164.00-173.00; pkg 661 lbs 155.00; pkg 870 lbs 143.00. Medium and Large 1-2 650-700 lbs 146.00-153.00. Large 1 700-750 lbs 145.00-150.00.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs 165.50-180.00; pkg 459 lbs 165.00, pkg 453 lbs fleshy 159.00; 500-550 lbs 150.00-153.00, pkg 559 lbs fleshy 138.00; lot 664 lbs 147.00. Medium and Large 1-2 500-600 lbs 146.00-148.00. Large 1 pkg 660 lbs 146.00.

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1 500-550 lbs 150.00-158.00. Medium and Large 1-2 550-600 lbs 138.00-150.00.

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 2-7 yrs. 1050-1250 lbs 2nd-3rd period 1050.00-1310.00 per head.

Cow-Calf Pairs: Scarce.

Feeder/Stocker Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 1 plus-5 yrs. 965-1125 lbs open or unchecked 68.50-90.00.

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