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9/2/2015 11:15 AM
By Associated Press

SJ—LS150
St. Joseph, MO Wed Sep 02, 2015 USDA-MO Dept of Ag Market News
St. Joseph, MO Stockyards
Feeder Cattle Auction Report Mid-Session and Close for 09/02/2015
Receipts: 425 Last Week: 261 Year Ago: 3000
Compared to two weeks ago, steers and heifer calves were not well tested but
sold with a lower undertone on a light test. Feeder steers over 600 lbs and a
few heifers over 700 lbs on a few comparable sales traded 10.00-15.00 lower.
Demand was light to moderate, with bulk of the sales weighing 600-950 lbs on
light receipts. Feeder cattle market has been pressured lower with sharp losses
in the cattle futures as well as the Stock Market; fed cattle market continues
to trade lower as well. Supply included 65 percent steers and bulls, 35
percent heifers and near 55 percent weighing over 600 lbs.
Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 pkg 475 lbs fleshy 251.00; few 545-550 lbs
239.00-243.50; few 600-650 lbs 223.50-227.00; 665-700 lbs 215.50-219.00; 750-800
lbs 208.50-209.00. Medium and Large 1-2 440-500 lbs 236.00-248.00; 750-800 lbs
203.00-205.50; 825-835 lbs 194.75-196.00; lot 952 lbs 178.75.
Holstein Steers: Large 3 lot 900 lbs 149.50.
Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 400-450 lbs 258.00-271.00; pkg 485 lbs
230.00; pkg unweaned 493 lbs 220.00; pkg 515 lbs 214.50; pkg fleshy 530 lbs
209.50; pkg 715 lbs 182.50; pkg 825 lbs 178.50. Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 235
lbs 285.00; 300-400 lbs 250.00-269.00; pkg 410 lbs 243.00; pkg 615 lbs 190.00;
pkg 785 lbs 172.00.
Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 275-285 lbs 282.00-287.00; lot 387 lbs
280.00; 400-450 lbs 255.00-274.00; 450-500 lbs 245.00-259.00; pkg 595 lbs
204.50; pkg 665 lbs 200.00.
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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