Prices for all classes of stocker and feeder cattle increased during December, according to Drovers’ 50-market auction summary. The December average price for all classes of cattle was $2 to $4 higher than average prices for the same month a year ago. Prices for steer calves weighing 400 to 500 pounds averaged $117.90 per hundredweight during December, an increase of $1.86 per hundredweight. Yearling steers weighing 600 to 700 pounds increased $0.55 per hundredweight to $101.18. Heifer calves weighing 400 to 500 pounds increased $2.37 per hundredweight to $104.11. Yearling heifers weighing more than 600 pounds averaged $92.45 per hundredweight, an increase of $0.05 per hundredweight during December.