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Farmington Livestock Market
APRIL 16, 2014 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 1283; Last Week: 1008; Year Ago: 1145

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold uneven, from $5 higher to $1 lower. Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady to $1 higher. Demand uneven and supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 20 percent of the run, 80 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 55 percent of the offering, 36 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 12 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Pkg 208 lbs $270; few 250-300 lbs $241-257; 300-400 lbs $227-243; few 300-325 lbs thin fleshed $249-258.50; 400-500 lbs $215.50-237; pkg thin fleshed 408 lbs $238; 500-600 lbs $196-221; fleshy pkg 599 lbs $192; pkg 625 lbs $195; 650-700 lbs $175.50-183; fleshy pkg 666 lbs $158; few 700-800 lbs $168-173; fleshy pkg 822 lbs $143. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 300-400 lbs $213-226; few 400-500 lbs $207-220.50; few 500-600 lbs $189-203; pkg 763 lbs $143. Large 1: Few 425-475 lbs $170-203; pkg 670 lbs $154.50. Medium 2: Pkg 355 lbs $200; pkg 623 lbs $164.
   FEEDER HOLSTEINS: Large 3: Pkg 409 lbs $139.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $223-231; 300-400 lbs $211-226; pkg thin fleshed 348 lbs $239; 400-500 lbs $195-217; 500-550 lbs $192-208; 550-600 lbs $173-196.50; 600-650 lbs $158-176; few fleshy 625-700 lbs $151-157. Medium and Large 1-2: 325-400 lbs $200-210; 400-500 lbs $180-208; few 500-550 lbs $174-189; few 600-675 lbs $150-164; pkg 788 lbs $146. Large 1: Pkg 470 lbs $170. Medium 2: Pkg 375 lbs $162; few 500-575 lbs $150-155; pkg 660 lbs $137.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $209-229; 500-575 lbs $199-210; few 675-700 lbs $172-176. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 478 lbs $200; pkg 670 lbs $148.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $94-100.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $92.50-100, High Dressing $105.50-108.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $73.50-84.50, High Dressing $88.50-92, Low Dressing $60.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1355-2075 lbs, Bulk $108-111.50, High Dressing $115-122.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium 2: Few 3-5 yrs old, 590-820 lbs, $114-139.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 4-7 yrs, 993-1405 lbs, 2nd stage and 3rd stage, $1250-2180 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 5 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 950-1260 lbs with 110-280 lbs calves, $1660-2350 per pair.∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
APRIL 15, 2014 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 582; Last Week: 557; Year Ago: 610

   Good quality preconditioned feeders made the market higher. Most weights were steady with 3-500 lbs $2-8 higher. Slaughter bulls and cows sold steady.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $215-240; 300-399 lbs $217-233; 400-499 lbs $214-236; 500-599 lbs $189-205; 600-699 lbs $173-182; 700-799 lbs $160-173.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $210-225; 300-399 lbs $205-222; 400-499 lbs $195-216; 500-599 lbs $169-188; 600-699 lbs $153-155; 700-799 lbs $135-145.
   BABY CALVES: Brown $70-80; Holstein $135-170; Beef $210-270.
   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 $105-114.50; Low Yield $75-95.
   BRED COWS: (from 4.8 sale) 5-7 yr old cows 1150-1300 lbs 2nd-3rd stage $1650-1775. Short & solid 1150-1300 lbs 2nd-3rd stage $1075-1350. Old cows 2nd & 3rd stage 1000-1300 lbs $900-1200. Smaller cows weighing 850-1000 lbs $975-1200.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: 4-6 yr old Blk cows with small calves $1700-2150. 6 yrs and older cows with small calves $1300-1700. 5-6 yr old cows bred back with 350 lb calves $2400-2750. Older cows bred back with 350 lb calves $1400-1800.∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
APRIL 14, 2014 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 1005; Week Ago: 731; Last Year: 1144

   Compared to last week, 500 lbs steers and the heifer offering sold $1-7 lower, the rest of the steer offering sold $4-6 higher. Slaughter cow and bulls sold $4-5 higher. Demand uneven and supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 12 percent of the run, 88 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 41 percent of the offering, 40 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 19 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 250-300 lbs $237-250; 300-400 lbs $227-249; 400-500 lbs $210-232.50; 500-550 lbs $192-205; 550-600 lbs $184-194.50; 600-700 lbs $172.50-190; 700-750 lbs $158-169.50; few 800-850 lbs $155-163.50; few 925-1000 lbs $136-137.50. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 295 lbs $227.50-238; 300-400 lbs $212.50-230; 400-450 lbs $199-212.50; 450-500 lbs $182-202; 500-550 lbs $181-190; few 650-675 lbs $169-177; pkg 785 lbs $160; pkg 811 lbs $163. Medium 2: Few 475-500 lbs $170-178.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 250-300 lbs $218-227; 300-400 lbs $210-223.50; 400-500 lbs $197.50-218; 500-600 lbs $179-195.50; 600-675 lbs $158-178.50; 700-750 lbs $155-164. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 250-300 lbs $205-210; 300-400 lbs $207-219; 400-500 lbs $175-192.50; 500-600 lbs $168-185; few 600-650 lbs $155-163. Medium 2: Few 300-400 lbs $170-185; 450-500 lbs $160-175; few 500-525 lbs $160-170.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-450 lbs $209-215; 450-500 lbs $189-207.50; 500-550 lbs $184-204; 500-550 lbs $175-187; few 600-625 lbs $173-183; few 725-800 lbs $140-156. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 450-500 lbs $180-201; 525-550 lbs $173-185; 550-600 lbs $150-166; pkg 841 lbs $132.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $94.50-98, High Dressing $100.50-104.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $94-99, High Dressing, $103.50-112; Low Dressing $88; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, $75.50-86, High Dressing $95-102, Low Dressing $52.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1365-2205 lbs, Bulk $100-110, High Dressing $118-125.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium 2: Few 3-4 yrs old, 740-828 lbs, $117-135.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 4-7 yrs old, 945-1160 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1110-1220 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium 2: Few 4-7 yrs, 955-1160 lbs with 150-300 lb calves, $1600-1700 per pair.∆
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