Calf and Yearling Trade Trends Lower in Monday Sales at Joplin Regional StockyardsTue, 06 Aug 2019 05:42:26 CDT
Joplin Regional Stockyards
Monday, August 5, 2019
Regular Stocker and Feeder Auction- Close
Week Ago- 4,985
Year Ago- 5.708
Compared to last week, steer and heifer calves 2.00 to 5.00 lower, except under 500 lbs 5.00 to 8.00 lower. Yearlings steady to 3.00 lower. Demand and supply moderate. Calf orders are not as plentiful as the hot weather has some Buyers sitting on the sidelines. Feeder Cattle futures closed on the positive side after the sharp sell off last Friday.
Supply included: 100% Feeder Cattle (53% Steers, 0% Dairy Steers, 42% Heifers, 5% Bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 59%.
To view the actual prices for all weights and classes from August 5th, click or tap on the PDF Link below for the final USDA Market News Report for the sale.
Source- USDA Market News
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