Stockyards

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Receipts: 866 Week Ago: 936 Year Ago: 1350

Compared to last week, feeder calves traded steady to firm on comparable sales, yearlings 2.00 to 4.00 higher. Demand good, supply moderate. There were several nice strings of yearlings. The feeder supply consisted of 62 percent steers and bulls, 38 percent heifers, and 60 percent of all of the feeder cattle weighed over 600 lbs. Slaughter cows mostly steady to 1.00 lower.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs 177.00-190.00; 400-500 lbs 169.00-183.00, thin 180.00-183.50; 500-600 lbs 162.00-178.00, full 520 lbs 162.00; 600-700 lbs 149.00-167.00; 700-750 lbs 144.00-149.25; 800-900 lbs 137.00-146.50; 950-1000 lbs 122.00-129.25.

Medium and Large 1-2 few 158.00-168.00; few 550-600 lbs 146.00-154.00; pkg 615 lbs 145.50. Medium and Large 2 418 lbs 147.50. Medium and Large 2-3 pkg 535 lbs 136.00. Large 3 pkg 567 lbs 77.75.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 few 350-400 lbs 162.00-164.00; 400-500 lbs 145.00-156.00; 500-600 lbs 148.00-159.00; 600-700 lbs 134.25-146.50, full 128.00; 700-800 lbs 126.00-133.00; 800-900 lbs 120.00-122.00; 900-1000 lbs 112.00-118.00. Medium and Large 1-2 few 400-450 lbs 132.00, thin 152.00; 500-600 lbs 137.00-146.50, thin 157.00; few 600-650 lbs 126.00-136.00. Medium and Large 2 pkg 585 lbs 125.50. Large 1-2 650-700 lbs 122.00-124.00; pkg 752 lbs 118.00; pkg 898 lbs 93.00. Large 2 pkg 690 lbs 120.00. Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 325 lbs 176.00; pkg 478 lbs 168.99; 500-600 lbs 161.00-167.00; 600-650 lbs 139.00-149.00; pkg 863 lbs 99.50. Medium and Large 2 few 500-600 lbs 135.00-142.00. Medium 1-2 pkg 492 lbs 136.00

Bred cows: Medium and Large 1-2 2-6 yrs 1105-1413 lbs 2nd to 3rd stage 1150.00-1300.00; short solid mouth 1385-1565 lbs 2nd to 3rd stage 1025.00-1100.00 per head. Medium and Large 2 2-6 yrs 850-1105 lbs 700.00-1075.00; short solid mouth 820-1040 lbs 2nd stage

800.00-850.00 per head.

Cow/Calf Pairs: Scarce

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