Stockyards

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Receipts: 741 Last Week: 866 Year Ago: 0

Compared to last week, feeder steers under 600 lbs steady to 5.00 higher, Over 600 lbs steady to 4.00 lower. Feeder heifers Under 600 lb steady to 6.00 lower, Over 600 lbs steady to 6.00 higher. Demand moderate to good. Supply moderate, the feeder offering consisted of 39 percent steers and bulls, 43 percent heifers and 39 percent feeders over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls consisted of 18 percent of the total offering. Slaughter cows steady to 1.00 lower.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 Pkg thin fleshed 328 lbs 205.00; 350-400 lbs 187.00-195.00; 400-450 lbs 171.00-183.00, Pkg thin fleshed 435 lbs 186.00; 450-500 lbs 164.00-173.00; 500-600 lbs 162.00-174.00; 600-700 lbs 147.00-159.50; Few 700-725 lbs 150.00. Medium and Large 1-2 Pkg 391 lbs 182.00; Few 400-450 lbs 162.00-168.00; 500-600 lbs 144.00-157.00; 600-675 lbs 144.00-152.00; Few 750-775 lbs 138.00-140.00; Few 825-875 lbs 126.00-130.00.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 Pkg 304 lbs thin fleshed 171.00; 350-375 lbs 153.00-159.50; 400-500 lbs 145.00-156.00, Few thin fleshed 425-475 lbs 161.00-162.00; 500-550 lbs 149.00-157.00; 550-600 lbs 144.50-149.00; 600-700 lbs 136.00-147.50; 700-800 lbs 130.00-135.25. Medium and Large 1-2 525-600 lbs 141.00-148.00; Few 700-775 lbs 122.00-124.00. Large 1 Pkg 645 lbs 132.00.

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 Few 400-425 lbs 169.00-173.00; 500-600 lbs 149.00-158.50; 600-675 lbs 133.00-148.50.

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