Stockyards

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Receipts: 886 Week Ago: 701 Year Ago: 820

Compared to last week, steers and heifers traded unevenly steady with spots 5.00 lower to 3.00 higher. Several larger drafts of yearlings were offered with some quality weaned calves in the mix. Demand was moderate with a moderate to heavy supply. The feeder offering included 47 percent steers and bulls, 53 percent heifers with 81 percent over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls totaled 12 percent of the offering. Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 500-600 lbs 162.00-173.50; 600-700 lbs 146.00-162.00, pkg 600 lbs calves 152.50; 700-800 lbs 144.50-150.00; 850-900 lbs 145.00-145.75; lot 932 lbs 140.00. Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 642 lbs calves 142.00, 650-700 lbs 142.00-146.00; 700-800 lbs 142.00-144.00; 800-850 lbs 142.00-146.50; pkg 922 lbs 138.00. Large 1 pkg 655 lbs 140.00.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 pkg 312 lbs 182.00; 400-500 lbs 153.50-167.00; 500-600 lbs 141.00-153.50, pkg 590 lbs fleshy 135.00; 600-700 lbs 135.00-140.00; pkg 703 lbs 137.00; pkg 831 lbs calves 124.00, load 855 lbs 130.00. Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 374 lbs 162.00; 400-450 lbs 152.00-162.00; 550-600 lbs 132.00-138.00; 600-700 lbs 133.00-138.00; lot 834 lbs 126.00; lot 950 lbs 124.00.

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1 pkg 489 lbs 170.00; 700-750 lbs 129.00-132.00.

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 2 yrs.-short and solid 930-1450 lbs 2nd-3rd period 1050.00-1425.00 per head.

Cow-Calf Pairs: Scarce

Feeder/Stocker Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 3-6 yrs. 910-1265 lbs 53.00-65.00.

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