Livestock Reports

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
MAY 2, 2014 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 1364; Last Week: 1624; Year Ago: 1610

   Compared to last week, steer and heifer calves steady to $5 higher, spots $5-10 higher on heifers. Demand moderate to good. Supply moderate, mostly calves, near 28 percent steers and bulls, 39 percent heifers, 26 percent cows, 7 percent slaughter steers and heifers and 14 percent mostly heifers over 600 lbs. Slaughter cows firm to $2 higher.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Pkg 320 lbs $268; 360-380 lbs $251-257; 400-500 lbs $227-241; 500-600 lbs $205.50-234; few 600-650 lbs $195.50-205.50. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 650-700 lbs $178.50-192.50; few 815-830 lbs $163.50-168.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Pkg thin 313 lbs $260; 330-380 lbs $225.50-236; 400-500 lbs $201-223.50; 500-600 lbs $190-209. Medium and Large 1-2: Two pkgs thin 425-435 lbs $212-219; pkg fleshy 513 lbs $197; lot 680 lbs $170.50; two lots 750-760 lbs $152.25-165; load 807 lbs $154.25 and load 887 lbs $148.10.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: Few 500-600 lbs $191-208.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $97.50-105, High Dressing $107-117, Low Dressing $94.50-97.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $97.50-105, High Dressing $106-116, Low Dressing $94.50-97.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $92-102, High Dressing $102-112, Low Dressing $82-92, $72-82 weak.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1250-2450 lbs $113.50-125.50, High Dressing $125.50-135.50, Ind. $140.50.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (95 head) Choice with Prime ends 3-4: 1200-1525 lbs $150-153.75. Select and Choice 2-3: 1100-1400 lbs $146.50-150.50.∆

Farmington Livestock Market
APRIL 30, 2014 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 979; Last Week: 1149; Year Ago: 971

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold $3-10 higher. Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady to $1 higher. Demand good and supply light. Cows made up approximately 15 percent of the run, 85 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 56 percent of the offering, 36 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 13 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Pkg 275 lbs $258; 325-400 lbs $235-259; 400-500 lbs $218-242; 500-600 lbs $205-229.50; 600-675 lbs $194-205; fleshy pkg 659 lbs $187.50; few 700-775 lbs $170-180; fleshy pkg 769 lbs $165. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 350-400 lbs $218-232; 400-500 lbs $210-223; 500-600 lbs $190-210; pkg 776 lbs $157; pkg 817 lbs $163. Medium 2: Few 350-400 lbs $200; few 425-475 lbs $200-206; few 560-575 lbs $160-169.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Pkg 299 lbs $200; 300-400 lbs $221-240.50; 400-500 lbs $209.50-231; 500-550 lbs $190-209; 600-650 lbs $180-185; few 750-800 lbs $148-150. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 250 lbs $228; 325-400 lbs $200-217; 425-500 lbs $190-212; 500-600 lbs $180-189; few 600-650 lbs $160-165. Medium 2: Few 370-375 lbs $185; few 400-450 lbs $185-191.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 425-500 lbs $214-226; few 500-600 lbs $192-208; pkg 622 lbs $182. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 425-450 lbs $204-210; pkg 570 lbs $194; pkg 690 lbs $151.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $95-98, High Dressing $101; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $90.50-98, High Dressing $101.50-107; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $77.50-84.50, High Dressing $90.50-94.50, Low Dressing $54.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1695-1910 lbs, Bulk $107.50-111; High Dressing $113-124.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium 2: Few 2-4 yrs old, 710-1048 lbs, $115-136.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 4 yrs to short and solid mouth, 985-1370 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1250-1450 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: 4 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 990-1420 lbs with 170-220 lbs calves, $1650-2575 per pair.∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
APRIL 29, 2014 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 458; Last Week: 404; Year Ago: 401

   Compared to last week steers and heifers, light supply, demand good. Market was mostly steady with slight fluctuations up or down depending on numbers in that weight range. Slaughter bulls and cows sold steady.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $235-255; 300-399 lbs $220-241; 400-499 lbs $214-229; 500-599 lbs $189-216; 600-699 lbs $160-190; 700-799 lbs $150-168.
   HOLSTEIN STEERS: 300-400 lbs $157.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $220-245; 300-399 lbs $205-227; 400-499 lbs $199-213; 500-599 lbs $175-190; 600-699 lbs $153-170; 700-799 lbs $135-155; 800-1000 lbs $130-141.
   BABY CALVES: Holstein $150-220; Beef $290.
   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 28, 2014 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 721; Week Ago: 427; Last Year: 615

   Compared to last week, 300-500 lbs heifers sold $3-4 lower, the rest of the offering sold steady to $6 higher. Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady. Demand uneven and supply light. Cows made up approximately 24 percent of the run, 76 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 42 percent of the offering, 41 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 14 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 250-300 lbs $230-244; 300-400 lbs $225-242; 400-500 lbs $211-234; 500-600 lbs $195-215; 650-700 lbs $188.50-193; part load 717 lbs $193. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $197.50-234; 400-500 lbs $197.50-215; pkg 560 lbs $196. Medium 2: Pkg 302 lbs $190; pkg 590 lbs $180.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $230-244; 300-400 lbs $212-232; 400-500 lbs $195.50-221; 500-575 lbs $186-197; 600-675 lbs $173-182; pkg 715 lbs $159. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 250-300 lbs $213-223; 325-400 lbs $210-219; few 400-500 lbs $181.50-203; pkg 563 lbs $176; pkg 625 lbs $150. Medium 2: Pkg 273 lbs $204; few 450-475 lbs $168-170; pkg 665 lbs $126.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $210-227; 500-600 lbs $184-210; few 600-625 lbs $173-179; few 700-750 lbs $169-172. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 450-500 lbs $202.50-208; few 500-600 lbs $180-189; few 700-750 lbs $139-154.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $94-98, High Dressing $100.50-110; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $92-100, High Dressing, $105-111; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, $80-92.50, High Dressing $97-103, Low Dressing $70.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1675-1980 lbs, Bulk $105-113, High Dressing $116-125.50.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium 2: Few 5-7 yrs old, 975-1160 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1380-1480 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium 2: Few 5-6 yrs old, 940-1060 lbs with 170-290 lb calves, $1400-1590 per pair.∆
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