Stockyards

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Receipts: 630 Last Week: 741 Year Ago: 1043

Compared to last week, Feeder steers under 500 lbs 5.00 to 10.00 higher, 500-650 lbs 2.00 to 5.00 higher, Over 650 lbs steady to 5.00 lower. Feeder heifers Under 400 lb steady, 400-700 lbs to steady to 4.00 higher, Over 700 lbs steady to 2.00 lower. Demand good. Supply moderate, the feeder offering consisted of 38 percent steers and bulls, 42 percent heifers and 37 percent feeders over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls consisted of 20 percent of the total offering. Slaughter cows steady to 1.00 lower.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 Few 300-325 lbs 189.00-194.00, Pkg thin fleshed 333 lbs 208.00; Few thin fleshed 350-375 lbs 205.00-207.00; 400-450 lbs 180.00-188.00, Few thin fleshed 400-450 lbs 195.00-196.00; 450-500 lbs 180.00-186.50; 500-550 lbs 172.00-178.00; 550-600 lbs 164.00-169.00; 600-650 lbs 154.00-164.50; 650-700 lbs 143.00-151.00; Few 700-750 lbs 140.00-144.50. Medium and Large 1-2 Few 325-350 lbs 170.00-186.00; Few 365 lbs 180.00-185.00; Few 450-500 lbs 162.00-168.00; Few 500-550 lbs 159.00-170.00; Few 800-825 lbs 128.00-134.00.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 325-400 lbs 156.00-167.00; 400-450 lbs 158.00-169.00; 450-500 lbs 147.00-159.00, Few thin fleshed 450-475 lbs 164.00-169.00; 500-550 lbs 149.00-159.00; 550-600 lbs 145.50-148.50; 600-700 lbs 140.00-147.00; 700-800 lbs 124.00-128.00; Lot 881 lbs 120.00. Medium and Large 1-2 Few 400-450 lbs 143.00-152.00; Few 450-500 lbs 162.00-162.00; Few 550-575 lbs 130.00-138.00; Few 675-700 lbs 124.00-128.00.

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 325-400 lbs 181.50-182.00; 400-425 lbs 167.00-180.00; Few 450-475 lbs 162.00-163.00; Few 500-525 lbs 157.00-160.00; Few 575-600 lbs 135.00-142.00.

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Few 2-6 yrs 985-1435 lbs 2nd to 3rd stage 985.00-1275.00 per head.

Cow and calf Pairs: Not well tested.

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