Stockyards

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Receipts: 489 Last Week: 886 Year Ago: 717

Compared to last week, Feeder steers under 500 lbs no price comparison, 500-650 lbs 1.00 to 5.00 higher, Over 650 lbs steady to 2.00 higher. Feeder heifers steady to 5.00 higher. Demand good. Supply light, the feeder offering consisted of 47 percent steers and bulls, 40 percent heifers and 50 percent feeders over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls consisted of 13 percent of the total offering. Slaughter cows steady to 3.00 higher.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 Few 375-400 lbs 190.00; 400-500 lbs 174.00-189.00; 500-600 lbs 163.50-175.00; 600-650 lbs 160.00-165.00; 650-700 lbs 147.00-155.00; 700-725 lbs 148.00-152.00; 750-775 lbs 144.00-150.00; 800-900 lbs 138.00-146.00. Medium and Large 1-2 425-500 lbs 165.00-174.00; Pkg 503 lbs 155.00; Pkg 745 lbs 142.00. Large 1 575-650 lbs 153.50-155.00; Few 800-850 lbs 137.00-143.75.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 Few 325-350 lbs 166.00-168.00; 400-500 lbs 153.00-162.50, Pkg thin fleshed 411 lbs 170.00; 500-550 lbs 152.00-157.00; 550-600 lbs 144.00-148.50; 600-700 lbs 140.00-146.50;725-750 lbs 135.00-140.00; Pkg 838 lbs 132.00; Few 925-950 lbs 122.00-128.00. Medium and Large 1-2 Few 375-400 lbs 154.00-159.00; Few 435 lbs 150.00-153.00; 450-500 lbs 134.00-147.00; Few 500-550 lbs 137.00-147.00; Few 550-575 lbs 130.00-138.00; 600-700 lbs 130.00-138.00. Large 1 Pkg 828 lbs 127.00.

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 Few 370 lbs 180.00-182.00; Pkg 430 lbs 180.50; 450-500 lbs 162.00-175.50; Pkg 550 lbs 151.00; 600-700 lbs 130.00-150.00; Few 700-750 lbs 127.00-133.00; Few 800-850 lbs 126.00-127.00; Pkg 922 lbs 115.00.

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Few 3 to 6 yrs 975-1465 lbs 1st to 3rd stage 900.00-1250.00 per head.

Cow and Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2 Few 3 to 7 yrs 975-1150 lbs with 175-300 lbs calves 1050.00-1300.00, Ind Black 1150 lbs with 300 lb calf 1575.00 per pair.

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