Livestock Reports

Farmington Livestock Market
AUGUST 27, 2014 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 402; Last Week: 956; Year Ago: 453

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers under 500 lbs sold $6-12 higher, the offering over 500 lbs sold steady to $4 lower. Slaughter cows sold $2 lower and bulls higher. Demand uneven and supply light. Cows made up approximately 9 percent of the run, 91 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 45 percent of the offering, 38 percent heifers with 16 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 22 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 300-350 lbs $310-336; few 350-400 lbs $289-325; 400-450 lbs $278-319.50; 450-500 lbs $260-276; 500-600 lbs $235-250; 625-700 lbs $225-235. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 350-400 lbs $230-250; 400-450 lbs $242-264; 450-500 lbs $220-240; few 500-575 lbs $210-230; pkg 600 lbs $210. Medium 2: Few 525-575 lbs $196-211.
   FEEDER HOLSTEINS: Large 3: Pkg 552 lbs $171.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Pkg 255 lbs $267; few 350-400 lbs $255-260; 400-500 lbs $220-259; 500-600 lbs $215-231; few 600-625 lbs $208-211; few 725-750 lbs $183-192. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 325-400 lbs $225-248; few 450-500 lbs $210-225; few 500-600 lbs $183-210; few 600-700 lbs $190-200.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: Few 400-500 lbs $220-250; 500-600 lbs $220-240; few 600-700 lbs $209-221. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 408 lbs $250; few 500-600 lbs $210-224; few 600-625 lbs $222-226.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $108.50-119; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, few $108-120.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, few $90.50-105, High Dressing $112.50, Low Dressing $88.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1260-2105 lbs, bulk $126.50-133.50, High Dressing $134.50-142.
   STOCKER COWS: Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 3-7 yrs old, 1090-1340 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1700-2325 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: Scarce. ∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
AUGUST 26, 2014 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 269; Last Week: 473; Year Ago: 346
No Sale Sept. 2 Labor Day Week

   Extreme heat lowered the numbers of cattle brought to market this week. Very hard to test but trends were steady to slightly lower. No sale next week. Slaughter bulls and cows sold steady.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $275-320; 300-399 lbs $265-290; 400-499 lbs $245-267; 500-599 lbs $230-246.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Under 200 lbs $300; 200-299 lbs $270-288; 300-399 lbs $230-262; 400-499 lbs $235-244; 500-599 lbs $200-223; 600-699 lbs $162-199; 700-799 lbs $160-180.
   BABY CALVES: (Last week) Holstein $175-275; Beef $225-375.
   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: (From 8-12-14 sale) 3 Dispersal Cow Prices
5-7 yr old cows 1150-1300 lbs 2nd-3rd stage $1850-2650. Short & solid 1150-1300 lbs 2nd-3rd stage $1400-1800. Old cows 2nd & 3rd stage 1000-1300 lbs $1200-1500.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: 4-6 yr old blk cows with small calves $2150-2850. 6 yrs and older cows with small calves $1800-2400. ∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
AUGUST 25, 2014 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 364; Week Ago: 552; Last Year: 672
No Sale Sept. 1 Due To Labor Day

   Compared to last week, heifers under 500 lbs sold $6-11 higher, the rest of the offering sold $3-10 lower on a very light test. Slaughter cows sold $2 lower and bulls not well tested. Demand uneven and supply very light. Cows made up approximately 20 percent of the run, 80 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 31 percent of the offering, 43 percent heifers with 15 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 23 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $307.50-320; 300-400 lbs $286-317.50; few 400-500 lbs $238.50-286; pkg 528 lbs $240; 600-650 lbs $223-232.50; fleshy pkg 619 lbs $225. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 255 lbs $285; pkg 330 lbs $290; few 350-400 lbs $252.50-270; few 450-500 lbs $220-227; few 525-550 lbs $219-225; pkg 660 lbs $210.
   FEEDER HOLSTEINS: Large 3: Pkg 261 lbs $214; pkg 395 lbs $190; pkg 467 lbs $197.50; pkg 630 lbs $179.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 300-350 lbs $272.50-278; 400-475 lbs $225-253; 500-600 lbs $206-228; 625-700 lbs $195.50-210; 700-725 lbs $189-190. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 275 lbs $230; few 350-375 lbs $233-240; few 400-500 lbs $220-247; few 525-600 lbs $200-210.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: Few 425-500 lbs $240-252; 550-575 lbs $217.50-229; few 600-625 lbs $209-218. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 398 lbs $253; 450-500 lbs $229-230; few 575-600 lbs $205-215; pkg 600 lbs $208.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $106-114, High Dressing $121-123; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, few $104-118, High Dressing, $122-128; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, few $96-108, High Dressing $113.50-121.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Very few 1360-1975 lbs bulk $114-120, High Dressing $128-136.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Few 4 yr old to short and solid mouth, 1194-1420 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1335-1975 per head.
   COW0CALF PAIRS: Very few 4-7 yrs old, 1000-1230 lbs with 180-210 lbs calves, $1975-2400 per pair. ∆
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