Stockyards

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Receipts: 659 Week Ago: N/A Year Ago: 433

Compared to the last reported sale two weeks ago, comparable sales traded 2.00-5.00 lower. Demand was light to moderate with a moderate supply. Mostly unweaned calves carrying some flesh with several consignments still bulls. The feeder offering was made up of near 52 percent steers and bulls, 48 percent heifers with 22 percent over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls totaled 25 percent of the offering. Slaughter cows and bulls sold mostly steady to 1.00 lower.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 400-500 lbs 170.00-180.00; 500-600 lbs 158.00-167.00; 600-650 lbs 150.00-154.00; lot 723 lbs 152.00; pkg 816 lbs 148.00; pkg 945 lbs 137.00. Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 166.00; 500-600 lbs 159.00-163.50; pkg 670 lbs 152.00; pkg 855 lbs 138.00; pkg 957 lbs 132.00.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs 164.00-168.00; 400-500 lbs 155.00-160.50, pkg 495 lbs fleshy 147.00; 500-600 lbs 140.00-149.00, pkg 543 lbs fleshy 140.00; 600-700 lbs 138.50-144.00; 700-800 lbs 135.00-137.00. Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 447 lbs fleshy 140.00; pkg 545 lbs 138.00, 500-600 lbs fleshy 134.00-138.50. Large 1 pkg 500 lbs 145.00. Medium 1-2 pkg 485 lbs 142.00.

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1 400-500 lbs fleshy 152.00-158.00, pkg 482 lbs 163.00; pkg 527 lbs 146.00, pkg 593 lbs fleshy 129.00; 600-650 lbs calves 126.00-129.00; pkg 715 lbs calves 134.50. Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 300 lbs 192.00; pkg 740 lbs 130.00.

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 2-7 yrs. 1095-1235 lbs 2nd-3rd period 1000.00-1325.00 per head.

Cow-Calf Pairs: Scarce

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