Stockyards

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Receipts: 377 Last Week: 1050 Year Ago: 547

Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers too few for a good price comparison Demand moderate. Supply light, the feeder offering consisted of 43 percent steers and bulls, 20 percent heifers and 34 percent feeders over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls consisted of 37 percent of the total offering. Slaughter cows steady to 2.00 higher.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 Few 325-350 lbs 181.00-183.00; Few thin fleshed 375-400 lbs 191.00-195.00; 400-450 lbs 175.00-189.00; 450-500 lbs 172.00-186.00; 500-600 lbs 160.00-170.50; Pkg 620 lbs 158.00; Few 650-675 lbs 145.00-149.00; Few 700-725 lbs 138.50-145.00; Few 750-775 lbs 130.50-132.00; Pkg 808 lbs 128.00. Medium and Large 1-2 Pkg 518 lbs 158.00; Few 550-600 lbs 138.00-142.00; Pkg 610 lbs 144.00.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 Few 350-400 lbs 156.00-160.00; 400-450 lbs 155.00-164.00; 450-500 lbs 145.00-157.00; Few 500-550 lbs 143.00-154.00; Few 575-600 lbs 132.00-133.00; 600-700 lbs 126.00-132.00; 700-800 lbs 123.00-130.00.

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 Few 400-450 lbs 163.00-170.00; 500-600 lbs 135.00-146.00; Few 600-675 lbs 126.00-132.00; Few 785 lbs 115.00-115.50; Few 800-825 lbs 108.50-114.00; Pkg 893 lbs 90.00.

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 couple 4-6 yrs 2nd to 3rd stage 1150-1400 lbs 900.00-1100.00. Medium and Large 2 Few 4 yrs to broken mouth 1st to 3rd stage 975-1400 lbs 700.00-950.00 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