Livestock Reports

Farmington Livestock Market
OCTOBER 22, 2014 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 1526; Last Week: 1040; Year Ago: 1163
Special Cow Sale Sat. Nov. 1 at 1:00 PM

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold $2-10 higher. Slaughter cows sold steady and bulls sold $2 higher. Demand good and supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 12 percent of the run, 88 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 63 percent of the offering, 33 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 47 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $330-355; 300-400 lbs $320-370; 400-450 lbs $295-324; 450-500 lbs $277-301; 500-600 lbs $255-292; 600-700 lbs $227-250; 700-775 lbs $217-239.50; fancy pot load 742 lbs $246.50; 800-825 lbs $221-235.75. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 300-400 lbs $270-305; 400-475 lbs $248-292.50; 500-600 lbs $225-250; 600-700 lbs $210-228; few 700-800 lbs $200-218; pkg 846 lbs $218.50. Medium 2: Few 350-400 lbs $250-260.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $275-307.50; 400-500 lbs $245-272.50; 500-600 lbs $233-256; fancy pot load 614 lbs $248.50; 650-700 lbs $218-224.50; 700-800 lbs $215-228.75. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 300-375 lbs $240-251; 400-500 lbs $232.50-255; 500-600 lbs $218-249; 600-700 lbs $200-220; fleshy pkg 645 lbs $180; few 825-900 lbs $170-194.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: Few 413 lbs $283-285; 500-600 lbs $220-248; few 600-625 lbs $225-230; pkg 730 lbs $200. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 480 lbs $235-237.50; pkg 598 lbs $215; few 650-700 lbs $200-201.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $103-110.50, High Dressing $113-114; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, few $106-109, High Dressing $111-119; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, few $85-100, High Dressing $105-112.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1315-2160 lbs, Bulk $115-124, High Dressing $126-134.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Few 3-5 yrs old, 715-1125 lbs, $137-171.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 4 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 835-1465 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1525-2035 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Few 5 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 790-1240 lbs with 240-320 lbs calves, $1900-3050 per pair. ∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
OCT. 21, 2014 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 703; Last Week: 487; Year Ago: 354

   Today’s market was very mixed. We had a large run of feeder cattle with a lot of groups of preconditions heavier weight cattle. That market appeared to be 6-10 higher. The rest of the offering was steady to a little lower. Slaughter bulls and cows sold steady.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $301-351; 300-399 lbs $280-315; 400-499 lbs $250-282; 500-599 lbs $235-269; 600-699 lbs $211-236; 700-799 lbs $201-227.
   HOLSTEIN STEERS: 500-600 lbs $198-205; 600-700 lbs $187.50-190; 700-800 lbs $190; 800-1000 lbs $156-179. This market was larger groups of preconditioned Holstein steers.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $253-281; 300-399 lbs $240-265; 400-499 lbs $222-254; 500-599 lbs $216-234; 600-699 lbs $212-226; 700-799 lbs $207-220; 800-1000 lbs $170-190.
   BABY CALVES: Brown $110-140; Holstein $180-255; Beef $320-480.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $100-102, High Dressing $105-115, Low Dressing $95-100; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $105-110, High Dressing $110-115, Low Dressing $90-105; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $90-100, High Dressing $100-110, Low Dressing $75-85.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: High Yield $105-125; Low Yield $95-110.
   Not enough bred cows to test a market.

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
OCTOBER 20, 2014 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 954; Week Ago: 701; Last Year: 707

   Compared to last week, 400-600 lbs steers and 600-700 lbs heifers sold $2-7 higher, the rest of the offering sold $7-10 lower. Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady. Demand uneven and supply light. Cows made up approximately 17 percent of the run, 83 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 37 percent of the offering, 40 percent heifers with 23 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 18 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 250-300 lbs $320-365; 300-350 lbs $325-350; 350-400 lbs $300-327.50; 400-450 lbs $310-341; 450-500 lbs $280-312; 500-600 lbs $237-264; 600-700 lbs $219-235; few 700-750 lbs $214-215; pkg 845 lbs $200. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $270-310; 400-450 lbs $277.50-300; 450-500 lbs $242-277; 500-600 lbs $215-250; pkg 795 lbs $201. Medium 2: Few 350-400 lbs $247.50-260; few 450-500 lbs $220-250.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $249-287.50; 400-500 lbs $235-264; 500-600 lbs $225-254; 600-675 lbs $215-230; pkg 745 lbs $211; pkg 865 lbs $180. Medium and Large 1-2: 250-300 lbs $255-270; 325-400 lbs $230-276; 400-500 lbs $220-250; 500-600 lbs $210-241; few 650-675 lbs $187-212.50; pkg 780 lbs $190.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-450 lbs $280-317.50; few 450-500 lbs $250-266; 500-600 lbs $223-255; 600-700 lbs $211-235. Medium and Large 1-2: 400-500 lbs $225-262.50; 525-600 lbs $215-235; few 600-700 lbs $209-227.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $101-108, High Dressing $115-120, two ind. $136; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, few $89-105, High Dressing, $108-114; Low Dressing $83; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, few $90-96, High Dressing $99-100.50, Low Dressing $80.50-86.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1175-2160 lbs Bulk $115.50-124, High Dressing $128-137.50, Low Dressing $100.
   STOCKER COWS: 3-5 yrs old, 709-1138 lbs $146-153.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: 5-7 yrs old, 980-1345 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1440-1980 per head. Short and solid mouth, 1125-1420 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1235-1675 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Scarce. ∆
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