Jefferson City, MO Tue Dec 30, 2014 MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News
Palmyra - F and T Livestock Market
Feeder Cattle Auction for 12/29/2014
Receipts: 92 2 Weeks Ago: 1263 Year Ago: 359
Compared to the previous auction from two weeks ago, too few feeder
steers and heifers to establish prices. Slaughter cows steady to
2.00 lower. Light holiday receipts with the bulk of the supply cows.
Demand moderate. Cows and bulls accounted for 70 percent of the run and
feeders 30 percent. In the feeder supply, steers and bulls made up
approximately 60 percent of the run; heifers 40 percent; steers and
heifers over 600 lbs totaled around 40 percent.
Scheduling note: Normal Monday sales every week in January, as long
as the weather cooperates.
Feeder Steers and Heifers mostly scarce.
Percent Lean Avg Dressing High Dressing Low Dressing
Breaking 70-80 109.00-114.50 115.00-117.50 100.75-106.25
Boning 80-85 105.50-110.00 113.50 99.00-104.50
Lean 85-90 95.00-100.50
Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1350-2300 lbs 132.00,
Low Dressing 108.50-119.00.
Source: MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Palmyra, MO
Steve Disselhorst, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
24 hour recorded report 573-522-9244