Livestock Reports

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
FEBRUARY 28, 2014 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 2704; Last Week: 1271; Year Ago: 1028

   Compared to two weeks ago, steers and heifers firm to $3 higher, spots $3-5 higher on thin offerings. Demand good. Supply heavy on a feeder special, mostly weaned 450-850 lbs feeders with shots, near 45 percent steers and bulls, 45 percent heifers, 10 percent cows and 38 percent feeders over 600 lbs. Slaughter cows compared to last week firm to $3 higher.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $217-236; 500-550 lbs $209-223; 550-600 lbs $190-208; 600-675 lbs $175-195, few thin $196-199.50; 700-750 lbs $170-176.75, few fleshy $165-168.50; 750-800 lbs $162.75-171, few fleshy $158-162; lot 870 lbs $161.90. Medium and Large 1-2: Two pkg thin 410-450 lbs $230; pkg thin 527 lbs $213; 650-700 lbs $170-179; pkg 805 lbs $163.75. Large 1: 650-700 lbs $165-170; 725-825 lbs $155-160.25. Medium 1: 450-500 lbs $195-201; 650-700 lbs $165-171.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $197-204; 400-500 lbs $185-197; 500-600 lbs $168-186, pkg thin 505 lbs $194; 600-700 lbs $158-168, few thin $174.50-177.50; 700-775 lbs $155.75-165.75. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg and lot thin 435-510 lbs $187; 550-600 lbs $161-169.50; lot thin 642 lbs $172; 650-700 lbs $152-160; 700-800 lbs $150-155.75; 810-840 lbs $147.25-152.85. Medium 1: 625-700 lbs $154.50-158.50.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: Pkg 333 lbs $234; 400-475 lbs $206-219; pkg 725 lbs $151.25.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $92.50-99.50, High Dressing few $104-110, Low Dressing $85-89.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $92.50-100.50, High Dressing few $104-110, Low Dressing $84.50-89.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $83-93, High Dressing $93-103, few $103.50-105.50, Low Dressing $72-82.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1350-2250 lbs $104-114, High Dressing $114.50-118.50.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (9 head) Few Choice 3-4: 1225-1575 lbs $135-140.∆

Farmington Livestock Market
FEBRUARY 26, 2014 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 1458; Last Week: 1595; Year Ago: 191

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold steady to $5 higher. Slaughter cows sold $2 higher and bulls sold $4 higher. Demand and supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 12 percent of the run, 88 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 56 percent of the offering, 34 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 32 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 275-300 lbs $230-245; 325-400 lbs $225-238; 400-500 lbs $214-229.50; fancy pkg 490 lbs $244; 500-600 lbs $194-210.50; 600-650 lbs $180-191.50; 650-700 lbs $168.50-182.50; 700-800 lbs $158-171; 800-900 lbs $150-158.85. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 298 lbs $222; few 300-400 lbs $200-222.50; 400-500 lbs $200-215; 500-600 lbs $179-190.50; 600-675 lbs $169-179; pkg 845 lbs $150. Medium 2: Few 325-400 lbs $185-200; few 425-450 lbs $161-168; few 550-600 lbs $170; pkg 650 lbs $147.
   FEEDER HOLSTEINS: Large 3: Pkg 439 lbs $131.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Pkg 275 lbs $210; 300-350 lbs $198-212.50; 350-400 lbs $193-209; 400-450 lbs $193-204; 450-500 lbs $180-195; 500-575 lbs $170-182; 600-700 lbs $150-165.50; few 700-800 lbs $141-154; fancy pkg replacements 747 lbs $167; pkg 800 lbs $147. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 325-400 lbs $183-195; 400-450 lbs $180-191; 450-500 lbs $170-180; few 525-550 lbs $165-172; few 600-675 lbs $140-152; pkg 725 lbs $135. Medium 2: Few 375-400 lbs $156; few 400-475 lbs $151-165; pkg 545 lbs $153; pkg 695 lbs $133.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $200-215; 500-600 lbs $185-205.50; pkg 635 lbs $154; 600-725 lbs $145-149. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 440 lbs $180; 525-600 lbs $166-180; few 600-700 lbs $139-159; pkg 715 lbs $138.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $83-89, High Dressing $95.50-96.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $85-93.50, High Dressing $95.50-104; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, few $75-80.25, High Dressing $83-87.50, Low Dressing $58.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1410-2095 lbs, Bulk $94-102, High Dressing $106.50-114.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium 2: 3-5 yrs old, 955-1030 lbs, $101-106.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 4-6 yrs, 880-1515 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1225-1675.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium 2: Ind. 5 yrs old, 1230 lbs with 190 lbs calves, $1540 per pair.∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
FEBRUARY 25, 2014 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 807; Last Week: 759; Year Ago: 226

   Compared to last week steers and heifers the market was very good again this week. Light weights were $5-15 higher. Bigger weights made the adjustment back from preconditioned prices last week. Slaughter bulls and cows sold higher.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $201-231; 300-399 lbs $205-225; 400-499 lbs $190-210; 500-599 lbs $185-204; 600-699 lbs $160-178.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $195-215; 300-399 lbs $190-201; 400-499 lbs $175-198; 500-599 lbs $169-180; 600-699 lbs $147-160.50.
   BABY CALVES: Brown $40-90; Holstein $80-150; Beef $150-270.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $75-82, High Dressing $78-85, Low Dressing $71-75; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $79-82, High Dressing $85-99.50, Low Dressing $70-75; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $72-77, High Dressing $82.50-85, Low Dressing $62-71.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: High Yield $95-105; Low Yield $80-85.
   BRED COWS: 5-7 yr old cows 1150-1300 lbs 2nd-3rd stage $1375-1900. Short and solid 1150-1300 lbs 2nd-3rd stage $1200-1350. Old cows 2nd & 3rd stage 1000-1300 lbs $1200-1300. Smaller cows weighing 850-1000 lbs $750-975.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: 4-6 yr old Blk cows with small calves $1650-1800. 6 yrs and older cows with small calves $1150-1500.
   BRED HEIFERS: Small framed $750-1350.∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
FEBRUARY 24, 2014 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 1284; Week Ago: 996; Last Year: 513

   Compared to last week, 300-400 lbs steers and heifers sold $13-20 higher, the rest of the offering sold steady to $6 higher. Slaughter cows and bulls sold $1 lower. Demand good and supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 12 percent of the run, 88 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 40 percent of the offering, 47 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 15 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 250-300 lbs $227.50-258; 300-400 lbs $222.50-252.50; 400-500 lbs $206-230; few fancy 400-475 lbs $237.50-247.50; 500-600 lbs $186.50-210; 600-700 lbs $169-180; pkg 825 lbs $158; pkg 1055 lbs $135. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 250-300 lbs $200-205; few 350-400 lbs $190-212.50; 400-500 lbs $190-217.50; 500-600 lbs $173-195; pkg 715 lbs $155; pkg 860 lbs $145. Medium 2: Few 550-575 lbs $164-167.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $220-240; 300-350 lbs $215-230; 350-400 lbs $191-215; 400-500 lbs $185-210; 500-600 lbs $168-184.50; 600-675 lbs $153-166; few 700-750 lbs $147-151. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 250-275 lbs $185-212.50; 300-400 lbs $182-210; 400-450 lbs $181-192.50; 450-500 lbs $181-192.50; 500-550 lbs $170-177; 550-600 lbs $150-167; few 600-625 lbs $145-160. Medium 2: Pkg 398 lbs $166; pkg 490 lbs $166; few 500-525 lbs $153-160.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $190-227.50; 500-575 lbs $181-202; few 600-650 lbs $163-171; 650-675 lbs $151-164; 725-750 lbs $149-156; pkg 806 lbs $130. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 450-500 lbs $171-184; 500-600 lbs $164-180; few 675-700 lbs $141-158; pkg 780 lbs $146.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $85-91, High Dressing $95-98; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $82.50-91, High Dressing, $93.50-99; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, $65.50-67, High Dressing $73.50-84, Low Dressing $57.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1300-1725 lbs, Bulk $87-97, High Dressing $101.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 4 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 1060-1335 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1130-1550.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 2: 4 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 810-1260 lbs with 170-410 lb calves, $1510-2025 per pair.∆
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