Livestock Reports

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
SEPT. 12, 2014 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 1008; Last Week: 712; Year Ago: 1837

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers firm to $10 higher. Demand good. Supply light, mostly small packages of 400-700 lbs feeders, near 57 percent steers and bulls, 25 percent heifers, 15 percent cows, 3 percent slaughter steers and heifers and 26 percent mostly steers over 600 lbs. Slaughter cows steady to firm.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few small pkgs 375-440 lbs $298-320; pkg thin 492 lbs $300; 500-600 lbs $246-289; 600-700 lbs $241-264; few 720-730 lbs $232-235. Medium and Large 1-2: 650-700 lbs $237-244.50; few 745-775 lbs $225.75-234.50; couple pot-loads 944 lbs $211.75 and 973 lbs $206.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Couple pkgs thin 435-445 lbs $290-292; small pkgs 440-500 lbs $259-280; 500-600 lbs $236-256; few fleshy calves 650-700 lbs $220-227. Medium and Large 1-2: 500-600 lbs $233-253; 650-700 lbs $222-233; two pkgs 750-775 lbs $214.50-217.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: Couple pkgs 430-440 lbs $290-315; small pkgs 470-520 lbs $270-287; 550-600 lbs $241-250; pkg 625 lbs $236.50.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $116-123.50, High Dressing $124-129, Ind. $133; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $112.50-122.50, High Dressing $122.50-127.50, Low Dressing $105-112; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $107.50-117.50, High Dressing $117.50-127.50, Low Dressing $102-107.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1500-2300 lbs $135-140, High Dressing $140-144.50, Low Dressing $130-135.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (36 head) Four pkgs Choice 2-4: 1100-1375 lbs $153.25-157. Pkg Holsteins/cross Select and Choice 2-3: 1185 lbs $132.25. ∆

Farmington Livestock Market
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 1067; Last Week: 767; Year Ago: 642

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold $3-15 higher. Slaughter cows and bulls sold $3 lower. Demand good and supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 10 percent of the run, 90 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 45 percent of the offering, 39 percent heifers with 16 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 34 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $317.50-346; 400-450 lbs $300-314; 450-500 lbs $260-280; 500-600 lbs $240-270; 600-700 lbs $227.50-259; 700-775 lbs $213-220; 800-850 lbs $206.75-212. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 290 lbs $307; few 325-400 lbs $278-300; 425-500 lbs $241-286; 500-550 lbs $239-254; few 625-650 lbs $218-228; part load 713 lbs $217; pkg 1031 lbs $155.50. Medium 2: Few 300-375 lbs $250-255; few 400-500 lbs $239-254; few 500-600 lbs $222-234.
   FEEDER HOLSTEINS: Large 3: Pkg 398 lbs $202; pkg 468 lbs $190; pkg 548 lbs $183.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 325-400 lbs $254-275; 400-500 lbs $241-262; 500-600 lbs $223-240; 600-650 lbs $210-222.50; pkg 740 lbs $208. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 250-300 lbs $250-270; 350-400 lbs $248-258; 425-500 lbs $227-242; 500-600 lbs $211-232; 600-700 lbs $205-219; pkg 874 lbs $176.50. Medium 2: Pkg 460 lbs $228; few 500-525 lbs $187-210; pkg 635 lbs $184.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-450 lbs $290-316; 450-500 lbs $251-262; 500-600 lbs $223-250; few 600-700 lbs $217-225; pkg 727 lbs $204. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 450-500 lbs $246-262; few 500-575 lbs $225-245; 625-700 lbs $200-215; 725-800 lbs $166-190.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $115-120, High Dressing $123.50-125.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, few $108-117.50, High Dressing $120-125.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, few $94-104, High Dressing $110.50-116.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1185-2205 lbs, bulk $115-127.50, High Dressing $130-137.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium 2: 3-5 yrs old, 660-900 lbs $135-155.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 3-7 yrs old, 885-1200 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1525-2150 per head. Short and solid mouth, 965-1130 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage $1210-1700 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few short and solid mouth, 1090-1220 lbs with 150-210 lbs calves, $2000-2400. One with 210 lbs twins $3200 per pair. ∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 495; Last Week: No Sale; Year Ago: 432

Herd dispersals next two weeks.
   There was no sale last week. Compared to 2 weeks ago the market overall was drastically higher. Instances in the heifers $18-21 higher. Steers on average $10-15 higher with some weights $20 higher. Slaughter bulls and cows sold steady.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $300-322; 300-399 lbs $280-318; 400-499 lbs $250-288; 500-599 lbs $230-253; 600-699 lbs $225-236; 700-799 lbs $185-210; 800-1000 lbs $160-184.
   HOLSTEIN STEERS: 400-500 lbs $207.50; 500-600 lbs $178.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Under 200 lbs $295; 200-299 lbs $270-292.50; 300-399 lbs $230-272.50; 400-499 lbs $235-262.50; 500-599 lbs $200-242.50; 600-699 lbs $195-220; 700-799 lbs $160-185.
   BABY CALVES: Holstein $140-200; Beef $230-340.
   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
SEPTEMBER 8, 2014 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 930; Week Ago: No Sale; Last Year: 741

   Due to the holidays there was no sale last week, however compared to two weeks ago 600 lbs steers and 400 lbs heifers sold steady, the rest of the offering sold $3-25 higher. Slaughter cows sold $1 lower and bulls sold $5 higher. Demand good to very good and supply light. Cows made up approximately 8 percent of the run, 92 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 36 percent of the offering, 43 percent heifers with 21 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 24 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Pkg 235 lbs $400; few 250-300 lbs $320-340; 300-350 lbs $315-342.50; few 350-400 lbs $307.50-322.50; 400-450 lbs $298-312.50; 450-500 lbs $250-267; 500-600 lbs $237-270; 600-650 lbs $218-245; fleshy pkg 664 lbs $223; 750-800 lbs $210-215.75; fleshy pkg 730 lbs $208. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $275-307.50; few 400-450 lbs $266-292.50; few 475-500 lbs $242.50-250; 500-600 lbs $222.50-245; few 600-625 lbs $219-220; pkg 727 lbs $203. Medium 2: Few 325-400 lbs $217.50-267.50; few 450-475 lbs $220-227.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-275 lbs $290-317.50; 300-350 lbs $270-324; 350-400 lbs $257-272.50; 400-500 lbs $227.50-259; 500-575 lbs $222-240; 600-650 lbs $210-223; fleshy 625-675 lbs $201-210. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $222.50-267; 400-500 lbs $215-241; 500-600 lbs $197-220; few 600-650 lbs $200-213; few 775-800 lbs $175-180. Medium 2: Few 300-350 lbs $215-235; few 400-450 lbs $202.50-222.50.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: Few 400-500 lbs $245-274; 500-600 lbs $221-268; few 600-650 lbs $219-220; pkg 770 lbs $189. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 425-500 lbs $217.50-249; 500-600 lbs $198-222; few 600-675 lbs $172.50-182.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $106-113, High Dressing $119-122; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, few $111.50-117, High Dressing, $120.50-124; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, few $92-105, High Dressing $110-114.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1310-1975 lbs bulk $120-127, High Dressing $128-135.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium and Large 2: Few 3-5 yrs old, 985-1195 lbs, $118-129.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 4-7 yrs old, 765-1505 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage $1300-1775 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: Very few 4-7 yrs old, 990-1320 lbs with 150-310 lbs calves, $1875-2600 per pair. ∆
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