The Joplin Regional Stockyards, Joplin, MO, reported receipts of 8,000 head of cattle Jan. 15, compared with 9,470 head last week and 9,479 head last year, according to the USDA Market News Service, Jefferson City, MO.

Compared to last week, steers were mostly steady; 600 to 700 pounds, $2 to $3 lower; some, over 800 pounds, $2 higher. Heifers under 500 pounds were $3 lower; over 500 pounds, $1 to $2 lower. Supply was heavy. Steers made up approximately 60% of the run and heifers 37%. Offerings over 600 pounds totaled about 47% of the supply. There was good buyer attendance.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, few, 300 to 400 lbs., 120.00 to 127.50; 400 to 500 lbs., 108.00 to 119.50, fancy, 123.00 to 126.00, fleshy, 101.00 to 103.50; 500 to 600 lbs., 95.50 to 104.00, fancy or thin, 105.00 to 110.00; 600 to 700 lbs., 87.00 to 97.00, fleshy, 85.00 to 88.50; 700 to 800 lbs., 85.00 to 91.75; 800 to 900 lbs., 82.00 to 87.60. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 440 to 500 lbs., 106.00 to 112.00; 500 to 600 lbs., 89.50 to 101.50; 600 to 725 lbs., 85.50 to 92.00. Medium and large frame 2, including bulls, 450 to 500 lbs., 99.00 to 107.00; 500 to 600 lbs., 89.00 to 95.00; 670 to 700 lbs., 81.50 to 87.50. Holsteins, large frame 3, lot, 291 lbs., 82.00; 590 to 660 lbs., 70.50 to 74.00; 800 to 850 lbs., 66.25 to 69.00.

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 300 to 400 lbs., 107.00 to 116.00; 400 to 500 lbs., 96.00 to 106.00, fancy, 107.50 to 108.50, fleshy, 90.00 to 96.50; 500 to 600 lbs., 85.50 to 95.00, fancy, 97.00 to 97.50, fleshy, 84.00 to 86.00; 600 to 700 lbs., 81.75 to 87.50; 700 to 810 lbs., 78.00 to 84.50. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 400 to 500 lbs., 96.00 to 101.00; 500 to 600 lbs., 86.00 to 90.00.

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