Stockyards

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Receipts: 522 Week Ago: 941 Year Ago: 656

Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold mostly steady except male calves under 450 lbs selling with a lower undertone on lighter demand and a few packages of 700-800 lbs steers carrying more flesh than last week selling 5.00-10.00 lower. Overall demand was moderate with a moderate supply. Several quality consignments of mostly 450-650 lb calves were offered. The feeder offering was made up of near 70 percent steers and bulls, 30 percent heifers with 37 percent over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls totaled 14 percent of the offering. Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 450-500 lbs 180.00-184.50; 500-600 lbs 168.50-172.00, pkg 586 lbs fleshy 157.50; 600-700 lbs 157.50-162.00, 600-700 lbs calves 153.00-156.00; 700-800 lbs 150.00-155.00; pkg 868 lbs 153.00; pkg 955 lbs 152.00. Medium and Large 1-2 500-600 lbs 148.00-163.00; 650-700 lbs 149.00-152.50.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 400-500 lbs 155.00-157.00; 500-600 lbs 142.00-153.00; pkg 617 lbs 144.00, 600-700 lbs calves 140.00-141.50. Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 442 lbs 153.50; pkg 513 lbs 143.50. Large 1 pkg 623 lbs calves 134.00.

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1 pkg 270 lbs 208.00; 350-400 lbs 181.00-183.00; 400-500 lbs 172.00-176.00; 500-600 lbs 141.50-161.00. Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 460 lbs 152.00; pkg 540 lbs fleshy 142.00. Medium and Large 2 pkg 368 lbs 165.00.

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 4 yrs.-short and solid 1045-1500 lbs 2nd-3rd period 1010.00-1310.00 per head.

Cow-Calf Pairs: Scarce

Feeder/Stocker Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 2-4 yrs. 915-1310 lbs 70.00-110.00.

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