Kingdom City- Callaway Livestock Center

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 12/18/2017
 
Receipts:  1723    Last Week:  2001    Year Ago:  773
 
   Compared to last week, steer calves under 500 lbs sold with a firm to higher 
undertone on a light test, 500-650 lb steers and heifers weighing 400-600 lbs  
traded steady to 5.00 higher, with yearlings over 650 lbs selling steady on 
comparable sales.  Demand was good on a moderate supply with a nice offering of 
good quality steer and heifer calves weighing under 600 lbs on offer.  Feeder 
calf market was very active on the good quality weaned calves, with many selling 
with attractive weighing conditions.  Slaughter cows accounted for near 10 
percent of the total receipts.  Feeder supply consisted of 55 percent steers, 45 
percent heifers and 45 percent weighing over 600 lbs.  NOTE:  Callaway Livestock 
Center will be closed down the next two weeks through the holidays with the next 
feeder cattle sale Monday January 8, 2018.  Callaway Livestock will hold a 
Special Bred Cow sale January 4, 2018.   Merry Christmas to all and a Happy New 
Year.  

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   18    365-381     371    200.00-203.00     201.80

   19    425-444     437    189.00-203.00     193.76
   18    450-499     473    196.00-201.00     199.33

   32    505-548     528    179.00-190.00     185.01
    8    510-513     512       194.00         194.00   Thin Fleshed
   36    550-597     574    168.00-179.00     171.91

   65    600-638     623    161.00-172.50     164.98
   36    657-685     680    159.00-169.00     160.86
   11    676-690     683    149.00-157.00     153.58   Calves

   15      720       720       160.00         160.00
   10    703-722     717    148.50-155.00     151.24   Calves
   23      750       750       164.75         164.75

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    325-330     327    196.00-200.00     197.61
   20    350-392     375    184.00-190.00     186.48
   13    400-443     422    175.00-187.00     181.33
   10    450-473     460    174.00-180.00     177.80
   12    525-535     532    169.00-176.00     173.01
   20    553-576     563    163.50-168.00     164.73
   12    609-623     616    151.00-157.00     155.02
    5    754-758     756    153.00-154.00     153.40
   12      868       868       148.00         148.00

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6      523       523       155.00         155.00

                     Feeder Steers Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   55     1000      1000       142.95         142.95

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   16    408-448     433    158.00-170.00     163.24
   20      400       400       175.25         175.25   Thin Fleshed
   11    478-498     494    158.00-163.00     159.64
    6      490       490       154.00         154.00   Fleshy
   24    456-473     470    172.75-174.00     172.95   Thin Fleshed

   46    500-536     520    156.00-164.00     160.03
   14      502       502       167.00         167.00   Thin Fleshed
   25    553-593     571    150.50-158.50     154.43

   36    609-647     631    149.50-156.50     152.24
    8    676-698     687    147.50-148.00     147.75

   74      707       707       151.25         151.25

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7    323-335     328    162.00-167.00     164.81
    9    363-381     371    162.00-165.00     163.63
   11    408-445     429    148.00-155.50     152.78
   22    450-480     460    149.00-153.00     151.13
   10    503-540     520    148.50-153.00     151.51
   15    550-598     575    140.00-149.00     143.99
   10    552-570     561    132.50-142.00     137.33   Fleshy
   14    615-645     632    136.50-145.50     139.30
   11    705-744     719    137.50-146.00     144.46
   11      702       702       133.75         133.75   Fleshy

                 Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8      515       515       158.00         158.00

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      433       433       180.00         180.00
    3      488       488       175.00         175.00
   10    518-534     529    142.50-150.00     144.70
    5      631       631       139.00         139.00
    5      674       674       145.00         145.00

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, 
         Greg Harrison, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS768.txt
 
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