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4/29/2015 2:00 PM
By Associated Press

SJ—LS150
St. Joseph, MO Wed Apr 29, 2015 USDA-MO Dept of Ag Market News
St. Joseph, MO Stockyards
Feeder Cattle Auction Report Mid-Session and Close for 04/29/2015
Receipts: 1894 Last Week: 2257 Year Ago: 2274
Compared to last week, steer calves under 650 lbs steady to 5.00 higher,
yearling steers over 650 lbs, when compared to the last good test two weeks ago,
traded fully steady on comparable sales. Heifer calves under 600 lbs sold near
steady with instances 3.00 higher on the 500-550 lb heifer calves, over 600 lbs
traded steady with spots 5.00 higher on the 650-700 lbs heifer calves from two
weeks ago. Supply included 63 percent steers, 37 percent heifers, and 63
percent over 600 lbs.
Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 420-450 lbs 298.50-303.50, thin 310.00-
311.00; 450-500 lbs 287.00-295.50; 500-550 lbs 275.00-287.00; 550-600 lbs
260.00-269.25; 600-625 lbs 251.00-264.00, lot fleshy 244.00; 650-700 lbs 234.50-
235.00; 750-800 lbs 217.50-223.00, lot thin 230.00, fleshy 210.50-217.00; 800-
850 lbs 210.50-217.75; 850-900 lbs 195.75-198.35; pkg 930 lbs 192.00. Medium
and Large 1-2 300-400 lbs 312.00-315.00; 500-550 lbs 264.00-278.00; 550-600 lbs
247.00-248.00; 650-700 lbs 232.00-242.50; pkg 745 lbs 213.00.
Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 350-400 lbs 273.00-290.00; 400-500 lbs
250.00-269.50, fleshy 241.00-247.50; 500-550 lbs 233.00-248.75, lot fancy
260.00, fleshy 200.00-207.00; 550-600 lbs 223.00-230.25; 600-650 lbs 225.00-
234.00 ,fleshy 205.00-218.00; few 680-695 lbs 218.00, fleshy 193.00-200.00; 700-
750 lbs 212.00-218.00; few 900-960 lbs 171.00-175.00. Medium and Large 1-2
350-400 lbs 253.00-268.50; 400-500 lbs 235.00-253.00; 500-560 lbs 221.00-225.00;
pot load 715 lbs 215.75.
Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1 lot 518 lbs 274.50; lot 605 lbs 250.00; pkg
675 lbs 232.00. Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 395 lbs 311.00; 500-600 lbs 235.00-
265.00; pkg 650 lbs 225.00; pkg 730 lbs 219.00.
Source: MO-USDA Dept of Ag Market News Service
Greg Harrison, 816-676-7000
24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/SJ—LS150.txt
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