Livestock Reports

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
JANUARY 24, 2014 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 3081; Last Week: 1784; Year Ago: 2235

   Compared to special two weeks ago, steers and heifers under 500 lbs firm to $5 higher, 500-600 lbs steady to firm and over 600 lbs mostly steady. Demand moderate to good, few late sales light. Supply heavy on a feeder special, mostly weaned 450-850 lbs offerings with shots, near 56 percent steers, 40 percent heifers, 7 percent cows andf 49 percent feeders over 600 lbs. Slaughter cows compared to last week firm to $2 higher.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few pkgs 350-400 lbs $238-246; 400-500 lbs $212-242; 500-600 lbs $189-218; 600-700 lbs $180-198.50; lot value/added 603 lbs $201.75; 700-800 lbs $162.50-187.25; 810-870 lbs $161.85-165.50. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 450-475 lbs $220-226; few 500-575 lbs $184.50-205; 600-700 lbs $174-185; few 750-800 lbs $162-162.50; pkg 880 lbs $155.50; two loads 920-960 lbs $158.75-159.75. Medium 1: 500-600 lbs $170-185; 600-675 lbs $175-185. Medium 1-2: Lot 660 lbs $155 and lot 750 lbs $165.75.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few pkgs 350-400 lbs $199-209; 400-500 lbs $185.50-199; 500-600 lbs $165.50-185.50; 600-700 lbs $155-176.50; 700-800 lbs $153-162. Medium and Large 1-2: 450-500 lbs $168-178.50; 600-700 lbs $158.75-169.75; 700-800 lbs $154-162; lot 808 lbs $155.50. Medium 1: 475-500 lbs $170-178.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $86.50-92.50, High Dressing $92.50-96, few Fed $102.50-105.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $86.50-92.50, High Dressing few $92.50-93, Low Dressing $80.50-84.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $77.50-83.50, High Dressing $83.50-88.50,  Low Dressing $70-75.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1650-2300 lbs $96-103.50, High Dressing few $107.50-110.50.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (46 head) Pkg Choice 3: 1250 lbs $150.50, few pkgs Select and Choice 2-3: 1125-1275 lbs $144.25-146.50, pkg Select 2: 1055 lbs $139. Pkg Choice 3: Holsteins 1720 lbs $128.75.∆

Farmington Livestock Market
JANUARY 22, 2014 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 1444; Last Week: 1883; Year Ago: 884

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold steady to $7 higher with 500 lbs steers selling $16 higher. Slaughter cows and bulls sold $2 higher; Demand good and supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 12 percent of the run, 88 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 42 percent of the offering, 46 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 32 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 275-300 lbs $224-234; 300-400 lbs $210-235; 400-500 lbs $203.50-228; 500-550 lbs $212-225; 550-600 lbs $199-210; 600-650 lbs $176-188; 650-700 lbs $165.50-177; fancy pkg 674 lbs $185; fleshy pkg 688 lbs $155.50; 700-800 lbs $160-175; few 800-850 lbs $153-155.50. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 250-275 lbs $212.50-225; few 300-400 lbs $200-219; 400-500 lbs $191-210; 500-600 lbs $190-208; 625-700 lbs $155-177; few 700-800 lbs $150-155; few 800-875 lbs $140-155; few 1000-1050 lbs $120-128. Medium 2: Pkg 380 lbs $175; few 400-450 lbs $159-175; few 500-575 lbs $156-183.
   FEEDER HOLSTEINS: Large 3: Pkg 490 lbs $110; pkg 691 lbs $102.50; few 800-850 lbs $92-100.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $187.50-204; 400-450 lbs $187-203; 450-500 lbs $178.50-192; 500-600 lbs $170-180; 600-700 lbs $158-175; pkg 710 lbs $146. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 300-400 lbs $170-182; 400-500 lbs $170-186; 500-600 lbs $158-174; 600-700 lbs $150-159; few 825-900 lbs $130-140. Medium 2: Few 300-400 lbs $152-175; 400-475 lbs $140-160; 500-600 lbs $145-155; few 600-650 lbs $120.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 425-500 lbs $195-214.50; 500-600 lbs $178.50-197; few 600-675 lbs $154-175; pkg 728 lbs $148.50. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 400-500 lbs $194; 550-575 lbs $166-174; few 650-700 lbs $145-148; few 750-775 lbs $133-135.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $77-82.50, High Dressing $86.50-91.25; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $74.50-83, High Dressing $85-92.50, Low Dressing $72; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, few $66.50-70, High Dressing $80, Low Dressing $43.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1285-2105, Bulk $85-97.50, High Dressing $102.50, Low Dressing $78.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 3-4 yrs, 788-975 lbs open or unchecked, $88-104 per cwt.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 3-6 yrs old, 910-1255 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1100-1500. Short and solid mouth, 1060-1245 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1225-1275 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few short and solid mouth, 920-1350 lbs with 130-280 lbs calves, $1525-2550 per pair.∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
JANUARY 21, 2014 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 463; Last Week: 841; Year Ago: 430

   Extremely cold temperatures limited the number of cattle brought to market. Heifers trended $2-8 higher. Steers looked to be steady to $2-4 higher. Slaughter bulls and cows sold higher.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $196-201; 300-399 lbs $198-216; 400-499 lbs $195-204; 500-599 lbs $175-193.50; 600-699 lbs $151-168.50; 700-799 lbs $135-157; 800-1000 lbs $135-149.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $207-214; 300-399 lbs $170-195; 400-499 lbs $168-185; 500-599 lbs $162-176; 600-699 lbs $152-167; 700-799 lbs $145-149.50; 800-1000 lbs $126-132; over 1000 lbs $105-110.
   BABY CALVES: Brown $42.50-47.50; Holstein $80-100; Beef $105-130. (Last week, no baby calves this week)
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, 72-77, High Dressing $77-82, Low Dressing $67-71; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $73-79, High Dressing $79-90, Low Dressing $66-73; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, 72-77, High Dressing $82.50-85, Low Dressing $62-71.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: High Yield $90-103; Low Yield $80-85.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Not enough cows or cow/calf pairs to test a market. Special Cow Sale Saturday, February 8, at 12:30 p.m.∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
JANUARY 20, 2014 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 1763; Week Ago: 1772; Last Year: 1016

   Compared to last week, 300-500 lbs steers sold $1-6 lower, the rest of the offering sold steady to $7 higher. Slaughter cows sold steady and bulls sold $2 higher. Demand uneven and supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 12 percent of the run, 88 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 35 percent of the offering, 47 percent heifers with 18 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 31 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 250-300 $222.50-255; 300-400 lbs $218-237.50; 400-450 lbs $200-227; 450-500 lbs $187.50-200; fancy pkg 450 lbs $215; 500-550 lbs $180-195; few 575-600 lbs $166-179.50; 600-650 lbs $164-178.75; 650-700 lbs $152-161; fancy pkg 669 lbs $169; fleshy pkg 668 lbs $158.50; 700-800 lbs $145-157.50; pkg 895 lbs $140. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 250-300 lbs $187.50-195; 300-400 lbs $190-217.50; 400-500 lbs $177.50-197; 500-600 lbs $165-179; 600-675 lbs $149-160. Medium 2: Few 375-400 lbs $160-172; few 400-450 lbs $160-174; few 500-550 lbs $147.50-162; few 555 lbs $130-146; few 625-700 lbs $131-140.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 250-300 lbs $195-219; 300-350 lbs $191-205; 350-400 lbs $180-193; 400-500 lbs $172.50-185; 500-575 lbs $170-182.50; 600-650 lbs $153-167; 650-700 lbs $148-158.50; 700-775 lbs $140.25-156.50; pkg 810 lbs $140. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $175-188; 400-450 lbs $169-180; 450-500 lbs $165-177.50; 500-600 lbs $157-168; 675-700 lbs $136-147.50; 750-800 lbs $131-147; pkg 890 lbs $120. Medium 2: Few 375-400 lbs $150-152; few 450-500 lbs $134-145; few 525-600 lbs $139-145.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-450 lbs $190-219; 450-500 lbs $182.50-205; 500-550 lbs $171-182; 550-600 lbs $156-169; 600-700 lbs $145-164; 700-750 lbs $140-149. Medium and Large 1-2: 400-500 lbs $165-182; 500-600 lbs $142.50-166; pkg 600-650 lbs $141-155; pkg 720 lbs $141; pkg 870 lbs $125. Medium 2: Few 400-500 lbs $145-158; few 575-600 lbs $146-152.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $77-81.50, High Dressing $83.50-85.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $73-81, High Dressing, $83-93; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, $65-68, High Dressing $78, Low Dressing $50-53.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1215-2200 lbs, Bulk $82.50-92, High Dressing $96-99, Low Dressing $75.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium 2: Few 3 yrs old, 665-965 lbs, $91-114.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium 2: 4-7 yrs old, 963-1215 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1080-1330. Short and solid mouth, 1028-1200 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $950-1160.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 2: Few 5-6 yrs old, 930-1210 lbs with 160-350 lbs calves, $1390-1680 per pair.∆
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