Livestock Reports

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
AUGUST 1, 2014 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 403; Last Week: 1205; Year Ago: 565
   Compared to last week, not enough feeders any one weight for adequate price test. Demand good. Supply very light, mostly small packages of feeders, near 40 percent steers and bulls, 35 percent heifers, 25 percent cows and 10 percent feeders over 600 lbs. Slaughter cows mostly steady.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Small pkgs 550-575 lbs $245-250; small pkgs 615-665 lbs $235-246. Medium and Large 1-2: Two pkgs 440-460 lbs $289-291; two pkgs 500-550 lbs $254-274; few pkgs 600-675 lbs $234-252.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Small pkg 320 lbs $290; small pkgs 410-490 lbs $245-271; 525-600 lbs $226-238; 600-650 lbs $221-231. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 375-400 lbs $275-280; 510-550 lbs $239-243; 650-700 lbs $210-220.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: Pkg 322 lbs $325; two pkgs 385-405 lbs $305-311; 450-475 lbs $271-280; pkg 585 lbs $243.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, few $115.50-120.50, High Dressing $121.50-126, Low Dressing $101-111; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, few $114.50-119.50, High Dressing $120-128; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $105-115, High Dressing few $120.50-127.50, Low Dressing $93-103.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1250-2300 lbs $134.50-144.50, High Dressing Ind. $151.50.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (12 head) few Hi  Select and Choice 2-3: 1225-1375 lbs $81.25-84.
   SLAUGHTER HEIFERS: (12 head) few Select 2: 1150-1350 lbs $137.50-141.50. ∆

Farmington Livestock Market
JULY 30, 2014 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 841; Last Week: 672; Year Ago: 842

   Compared to last week, feeder steers $4 to $15 higher and feeder heifers under 550 lbs mostly steady, over 550 lbs $10 to $15 higher. Demand very good. Supply moderate. Feeder offerings around 62 percent steers and bulls and 38 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs around 22 percent. Cows around 20 percent. Slaughter cows $2 to $4 higher.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-350 lbs $310-340; 400-500 lbs $254-279; 500-600 lbs $239-258.50; 600-700 lbs $220-242; pkg 850 lbs $201. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $270-280; 400-500 lbs $244-256; 600-700 lbs $210-229.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $244-253; 400-500 lbs $228-256; 500-600 lbs $219-240; 600-700 lbs $205-227; pkg 703 lbs $195. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 395 lbs $240; 400-500 lbs $220-236; 500-600 lbs $219.50-224; pkg 623 lbs $208.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $254-330; 400-500 lbs $240-277; 500-600 lbs $225-240.50; 600-700 lbs $220-231.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $108-117, High Dressing $118.50-122.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $113-117, High Dressing $117.50-125, Low Dressing $101.50-106; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $100.50-107.50, High Dressing $111-115.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1205-2130 lbs $130-135.50, High Dressing Ind. $140, Low Dressing $117-127.
   STOCKER COWS: Scarce.
REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 2 yrs to short solid 1060-1360 lbs 1st to 3rd stage $1580-2100 per head.
COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 3 yrs to broken mouth 1200-1470 lbs with baby to 550 lb calves at side and some cows bred back in 1st stage $1835-2600 per pair. ∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
JULY 29, 2014 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 528; Last Week: 282; Year Ago: 278

   A little larger supply today with demand very good. Lighter weights were very strong with some weights $4-15 or more higher. Slaughter bulls and cows sold higher.
   FEEDER STEERS: Under 200 lbs $320; 200-299 lbs $275-296; 300-399 lbs $185-307.50; 400-499 lbs $219-288; 500-599 lbs $229-250; 600-699 lbs $185-216.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Under 200 lbs $302; 200-299 lbs $275-287; 300-399 lbs $250-280; 400-499 lbs $244-264; 500-599 lbs $207-224; 600-699 lbs $287-209; 800-1000 lbs $170-183.
   BABY CALVES: Brown $45-80; Holstein $160-375; Beef $375-385.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $100-102, High Dressing $103-120, Low Dressing $95-100; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $110-114, High Dressing $115-123.50, Low Dressing $95-110; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $100-114, High Dressing $115-120, Low Dressing $80-99.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: High Yield $126-139.50, Low Yield $112-120.
   BRED COWS: 5-7 yr old cows 1150-1300 lbs 2nd-3rd stage $1650-1850. Short and solid 1150-1300 lbs 2nd-3rd stage $1350-1800. Old cows 2nd & 3rd stage 1000-1300 lbs $1100-1450. Smaller cows weighing 850-1000 $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. Not enough bred cows to test the market. ∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
JULY 28, 2014 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 490; Week Ago: 549; Last Year: 507

   Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers were $5-10 higher. Slaughter cows traded steady with slaughter bulls trading $5 higher. Demand was good on a light supply. Replacement females and slaughter cows and bulls made up 12 percent of the offering with feeders the remaining 88 percent. The feeder offering consisted of 34 percent steers, 18 percent bulls and 47 percent heifers. Over 13 percent of the feeder offering weighed over 600 lbs.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $310-329; 400-450 lbs $270-294; 450-500 lbs $251-269.50; 500-550 lbs $250-258; few 607 lbs $233.50; 650-700 lbs $219-221. Medium and Large 1-2: 350-400 lbs $273-285; 400-450 lbs $230-257.50; 450-500 lbs $232-247; 500-600 lbs $230-245. Medium and Large 2: 450-500 lbs $200-225. Large 1: Few 697 lbs $210. Large 1-2: 550-600 lbs $222.50-239.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 250-300 lbs $289-295; 300-400 lbs $260-280; 400-450 lbs $244-253; 450-500 lbs $232.50-245; 500-550 lbs $226-237; 600-650 lbs $216-222; few 652 lbs $200; few 711 lbs $190. Medium and Large 1-2: 250-300 lbs $280-281; 300-400 lbs $240-258; 400-500 lbs $224-241; 500-550 lbs $215-229; 550-600 lbs $201-217; 600-650 lbs $191-205. Large 1: 450-500 lbs $223.50-225. Large 1-2: Pkg 6 hd 548 lbs $228.50.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $257-271; 500-600 lbs $221-236; 600-650 lbs $216-220. Medium and Large 1-2: 400-500 lbs $232-248; 500-550 lbs $207.50-229; 600-650 lbs $200-208; 700-750 lbs $185-191. Large 1-2: 450-500 lbs $231-236; few 517 lbs $226; pkg 4 hd 715 lbs $178.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $111-114.50, High Dressing $119.50-120, Low Dressing $105-109.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, Scarce, High Dressing, Scarce; Low Dressing $105-107.50; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, $100-110.50, High Dressing $114-120.50, Low Dressing $81-97.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1045-2130 lbs Bulk $127.50-132 per cwt, High Dressing Individual $140, Low Dressing $124-125.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Few Medium and Large 2: 4-7 yr old cows weighing 1105-1285 lbs in 2nd to 3rd stage $1200-1410 per head.
   COW/CALF PAIRS: Few Medium and Large 1-2: 3-5 yr old cows weighing 965-1113 lbs with 150-200 lbs calves $2025-2535 per pair. ∆
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