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Farmington Livestock Market
JUNE 25, 2014 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 1029; Last Week: 791; Year Ago: 499

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold $4-16 higher with good quality in the offering. Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady. Demand good and supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 8 percent of the run, 92 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 46 percent of the offering, 43 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 28 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $302-320; few 300-350 lbs $286-309; 350-400 lbs $270-294; 400-450 lbs $250-270; 450-500 lbs $240-261; 500-550 lbs $236-252.50; 550-600 lbs $225.50-242.50; 600-700 lbs $216-229.50; fleshy $205; pkg 874 lbs $187; fleshy 800-825 lbs $184-185. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 300-400 lbs $247-277; few 425-500 lbs $217-239; 500-600 lbs $219-237.50; thin fleshed $230; 600-650 lbs $210-213; 700-800 lbs $176-192. Large 1: Few 550-600 lbs $214; pkg 686 lbs $200. Medium 2: Pkg 350 lbs $210; pkg 445 lbs $210; few 525-575 lbs $187-208.
   FEEDER HOLSTEINS: Large 3: Pkg 510 lbs $127.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $240-256; 400-500 lbs $220-244; 500-600 lbs $208-230; 600-650 lbs $192.50-211; 700-775 lbs $186-204. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 350-400 lbs $216-235; pkg thin fleshed 370 lbs $230; 400-500 lbs $210-225; 500-600 lbs $191-212; few 600-700 lbs $176-197; pkg 830 lbs $158. Large 1: Pkg 442 lbs $215. Medium 2: Few 325-350 lbs $200-222.50; few 550-575 lbs $200-208.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-475 lbs $240-264; few 500-600 lbs $215-238; few 600-650 lbs $208-219; few 700-800 lbs $185-189; few 800-850 lbs $177-181. Medium and Large 1-2: 425-500 lbs $220-242; few 550-575 lbs $204-220; fleshy pkg 543 lbs $200; few 625-650 lbs $200-201; pkg 775 lbs $175.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, High Dressing $110.50-115; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $98-102.50, High Dressing $109-116.50, Low Dressing $87.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $85-96, High Dressing $100.50-105.50, Low Dressing $80.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1390-1805 lbs, Bulk $108-112.50, High Dressing $116.50-124.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium 2: Few 3-4 yrs old, 760-1083 lbs $128-138.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 7 yrs to short and solid mouth, 910-1420 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1240-1775 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium 2: Few 7 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 980-1380 lbs with 130-220 lbs calves, $1900-2100 per pair. ∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
JUNE 24, 2014 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 267; Last Week: 305; Year Ago: 231

   This was a rainy sale morning with reports of 4-5 inches locally. This was evidenced by a lot of spectators but very light run of cattle. It appears market was still very strong. NO SALE next week for respect of the July 4th Holiday. Slaughter bulls and cows sold steady.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $250-287; 300-399 lbs $245-270; 400-499 lbs $225-259; 500-599 lbs $205-229; 600-699 lbs $185-209.50; 700-799 lbs $170-188.50; 800-1000 lbs $165-178.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $230-250; 300-399 lbs $215-238; 400-499 lbs $210-219; 500-599 lbs $185-211.50; 600-699 lbs $165-191; 700-799 lbs $171-186; 800-1000 lbs $175.
   BABY CALVES: Holstein $170-360; Beef $300-400.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $88-92, High Dressing $92-103, Low Dressing $80-90; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $90-100, High Dressing $95-112, Low Dressing $80-90; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $95-100, High Dressing $95-116, Low Dressing $75-85.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: High Yield $126-137; Low Yield $107. ∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
JUNE 23, 2014 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 544; Week Ago: 324; Last Year: 371

   Compared to last week, 300-400 lbs steers sold $7 lower, the rest of the offering sold $2-10 higher on a light test. Slaughter cows and bulls sold $2 higher. Demand uneven and supply light. Cows made up approximately 9 percent of the run, 91 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 38 percent of the offering, 44 percent heifers with 18 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 33 percent. Note: No sale June 30th in observance of Independence Day.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 250-300 lbs $280-298; few 300-375 lbs $255-290; 400-500 lbs $222-243.50; 500-550 lbs $223-236.50; 600-700 lbs $205-225.50; part load 709 lbs $212.50; fleshy pkg 755 lbs $190. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 300-400 lbs $238-252; few 400-450 lbs $215-231; few 525-600 lbs $215-218; pkg 753 lbs $184. Medium 2: Few 350-400 lbs $200-227.50; pkg 697 lbs $179.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 275-300 lbs $261-271; 300-400 lbs $231-265; 425-500 lbs $220-237; 500-575 lbs $212-226; 600-700 lbs $200-210.75; pkg fleshy 700 lbs $170. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 400-500 lbs $210-221; few 500-600 lbs $186-210; few 600-700 lbs $171-192; few 700-775 lbs $160-165; pkg 803 lbs $160.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: Pkg 380 lbs $240; 425-500 lbs $215-244; 500-600 lbs $199.50-219.50; pkg 760 lbs $171. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 425-450 lbs $230-246; few 450-500 lbs $210-219; few 550-600 lbs $190-210.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, High Dressing $107-112.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $92.50-100.50, High Dressing, $106.50-107.50; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, $89.50-96, High Dressing $101.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Very few 1290-2020 lbs, Bulk $105-115, High Dressing $118-127.50.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 6 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 825-1440 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1260-1440 per head. ∆
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