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Farmington Livestock Market
MARCH 19, 2014 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 1324; Last Week: 1247; Year Ago: 993

   Compared to last week, the steers offering and 500 lbs heifers sold $2-6 higher, the rest of the heifer offering sold steady to $3 lower. Slaughter cows sold $4 higher and bulls sold $3 higher; Demand uneven and supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 19 percent of the run, 81 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 47 percent of the offering, 43 percent heifers.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $135-151; 300-400 lbs $221-244; few 350-400 lbs thin fleshed $239-244; 400-500 lbs $219-242; fleshy pkg 495 lbs $212.50; 500-600 lbs $197.50-219; pkg fleshy 569 lbs $200; 600-700 lbs $182-199.50; 700-800 lbs $153.50-173; few 825-900 lbs $152.50-159. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 285 lbs $227; few 300-375 lbs $200-220; 400-500 lbs $190-215.50; 550-600 lbs $183-196.50; pkg 745 lbs $152. Large 1: Pkg 815 lbs $145. Medium 2: Few 325-375 lbs $178-210; pkg 483 lbs $186; pkg 520 lbs $169.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 275-300 lbs $217-220; 300-400 lbs $200-222; pkg thin fleshed 394 lbs $216; 400-450 lbs $199-215; 450-500 lbs $190-207; 500-600 lbs $176-199.50; fancy pkg 510 lbs $207; fleshy pkg 520 lbs $180; 600-700 lbs $155-172; few 700-725 lbs $153.50-162; pkg 1033 lbs $131. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 250-300 lbs $200-210; 300-400 lbs $190-215; 400-500 lbs $175-190; 500-600 lbs $172-194; 600-700 lbs $145-158.50; pkg 720 lbs $141; few 800-850 lbs $131-148.50. Medium 2: 350-375 lbs $188-190; few 400-500 lbs $150-170; few 500-575 lbs $155-167.50; pkg 680 lbs $142.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $213-224.50; 500-600 lbs $184-208.50; few 600-650 lbs $183.50-185; few 700 lbs $149-161. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 425-500 lbs $180-191; few 525-600 lbs $178-190; few 600-625 lbs $150-171. Medium 2: Pkg 445 lbs $165.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $90.50-96.50, High Dressing $99.50-106; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $94.50-99.50, High Dressing $101-107.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $75.50-80.50, High Dressing $83, Low Dressing $70.50-73.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1170-2240 lbs, $100-109, High Dressing $111-122, Low Dressing $85.50.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 4-7 yrs, 880-1528 lbs, 2nd stage and 3rd stage, $1400-1625 per head. Short and solid mouth, 1175-1235 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1275-1400 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 3-6 yrs old, 1050-1360 lbs with 140-280 lbs calves, $1750-2975 per pair.∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
MARCH 18, 2014 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 789; Last Week: 613; Year Ago: 563

   Market remained good with most weights showing steady with a few $2 higher. The large amount of Hols/Dairy feeders made their prices very good. Slaughter bulls and cows sold steady.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $212-245; 300-399 lbs $217-240; 400-499 lbs $204-221; 500-599 lbs $180-205; 600-699 lbs $156-180; 700-799 lbs $158-166; 800-1000 lbs $123-140.
   HOLSTEIN STEERS: 300-400 lbs $175; 400-500 lbs $155; 500-600 lbs $142.50; 600-700 lbs $137.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $205-220; 300-399 lbs $204-217.50; 400-499 lbs $190-209; 500-599 lbs $169-177; 600-699 lbs $147-158; 700-799 bs $145-156; 800-1000 lbs $125-140.
   BABY CALVES: Brown $55-75; Holstein $130-180; Beef $150-270.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $80-85, High Dressing $85-95, Low Dressing $75-80; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $90-100, High Dressing $95-108.50, Low Dressing $80-90; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $75-85, High Dressing $85-95, Low Dressing $65-75.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: High Yield $105-125; Low Yield $75-95.
   BRED COWS: (From February cow sale) 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.∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
MARCH 12, 2014 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 1247; Week Ago: 218; Last Year: 1241

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold $4-18 higher with good quality in the offering. Slaughter cows and bulls sold $3 higher with the high yielding offering selling $10 higher. Demand good and supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 11 percent of the run, 89 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 50 percent of the offering, 37 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 33 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $140-148; 300-400 lbs $221-245; 400-500 lbs $212-235; 500-600 lbs $197-219.50; 600-700 lbs $185-200; few 700-750 lbs $165-172; pkg 860 lbs $150. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 250-300 lbs $200-224; 325-400 lbs $210-220; 425-500 lbs $200-211; 525-600 lbs $185-200; few 625-700 lbs $160-180; 700-800 lbs $150-165; pkg 970 lbs $129. Medium 2: Pkg 395 lbs $164; few 485 lbs $180-190; pkg 525 lbs $185; few 625-650 lbs $156-158.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 275-300 lbs $200-203; 300-400 lbs $209-229; 400-450 lbs $199-225; 450-500 lbs $192.50-206; 500-575 lbs $178-194; 600-650 lbs $162.50-172.50; fancy pkg 616 lbs $180; 700-775 lbs $149-163; fancy pkg 704 lbs $176; 800-900 lbs $143-154.50. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 295 lbs $200; few 350-400 lbs $189-199; 400-500 lbs $180-193; 500-600 lbs $170-188; 625-700 lbs $150-169; few 700-800 lbs $139-149; pkg 877 lbs $143. Medium 2: Few 400-425 lbs $161-171; few 500-575 lbs $160-167.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $200-227; 500-575 lbs $185-211; 600-675 lbs $170.50-184; 700-800 lbs $142-155. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 455 lbs $190; few 550-600 lbs $152-178; pkg 735 lbs $145.50; pkg 860 lbs $122. Medium 2: Pkg 495 lbs $175.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $87-94, High Dressing $100-101.50, Low Dressing $69; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $87-95.50, High Dressing, $101-106.50; Low Dressing $78; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, $75.50-82.50, High Dressing $88-95.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1605-2140 lbs, Bulk $100-106.50, High Dressing $110.50-117, Low Dressing $83-85.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium 2: 3-5 yrs old, 680-1129 lbs, $101-132.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 4-7 yrs, 995-1228 lbs, 2nd stage and 3rd stage, $1575-1700 per head. Short and solid mouth, 865-1165 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $900-1350 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium 2: Few 5-6 yrs old, 825-1120 lbs with 130-220 lbs calves, $1500-1875 per pair.∆
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