Livestock Reports

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
DEC. 12, 2014 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 2465; Last Week: 1880; Year Ago: 1980

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers under 700 lbs steady to $10 lower and over 700 lbs $10-15 lower. Demand light to good, best on 400-700 lbs. Supply heavy, mostly 500-800 lbs offerings, near 53 percent steers and bulls, 36 percent heifers, 8 percent cows, 3 percent slaughter steers and heifers and 34 percent feeders over 600 lbs. Slaughter cows steady to firm.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $280-321; 500-600 lbs $271-298; 600-700 lbs $244-262, pkg value/added $275.50, fleshy $225-241; 700-800 lbs $209.50-238.75, pkg value/added 700 lbs $245; 800-885 lbs $205.25-212. Medium and Large 1-2: 500-600 lbs $241-271; two loads 970-990 lbs $198.25-202.25; load 1028 lbs $192.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $252-274; 500-600 lbs $241-254, fleshy/unweaned $234-238; 600-700 lbs $215-240, fancy/value added $242-249; 700-800 lbs $210-216. Medium and Large 1-2: 400-500 lbs $240-260.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: Few 400-475 lbs $294-309; 500-600 lbs $240-264; 600-650 lbs $228-234.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $108-115.50, High Dressing few $115.50-118.50, Low Dressing $100.50-105.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $107.50-115, High Dressing Ind. $118; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $101-111, High Dressing $112-117, Low Dressing $90-101.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1350-2350 lbs $133-138, few fat $127.50-130, High Dressing $140-141.50, Low Dressing $124.50-129.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (70 head) Choice: 2-4: 1230-1430 lbs $157.50-160.75. ∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
DECEMBER 9, 2014 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 594; Last Week: 402; Year Ago: 845
Last Cattle Sale For 2014 Is Next Week, Tuesday, Dec. 16th

   Compared to last week steers and heifers, market appeared to be strong. Most weights of good quality even bunches steady to $4-6 higher. Rest of the offering, lesser quality steady to $2-4 lower. Slaughter bulls and cows sold slightly lower.
   FEEDER STEERS: Under 200 lbs $300-340; 200-299 lbs $300-382.50; 300-399 lbs $280-377; 400-499 lbs $250-301; 500-599 lbs $235-272.50; 600-699 lbs $211-259; 700-799 lbs $211-227.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $270-291; 300-399 lbs $265-293; 400-499 lbs $245-270; 500-599 lbs $215-232; 600-699 lbs $190-215; 700-799 lbs $185-201.
   BABY CALVES: Brown $50-90; Holstein $160-200; Beef $360-375.
   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 $110-120, Low Dressing $90-105; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $90-100, High Dressing $100-110, Low Dressing $75-85.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: High Yield $105-130; Low Yield $95-110.
   Not enough bred cows to test a market.
   Show-Me-Select bred heifers averaged $3033. ∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
DECEMBER 8, 2014 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 1072   Week Ago: 1064       Last Year: No Sale
Due to the Holidays there will be no sales Dec. 22 and Dec. 29

   Compared to last week, steers under 600 lbs and heifers under 400 lbs sold steady to $4 higher, the rest of the offering sold $4-8 lower. Slaughter cows sold steady and bulls sold $2 higher; Demand uneven and supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 22 percent of the run, 78 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 39 percent of the offering, 46 percent heifers with 15 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 20 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $330-365; 300-400 lbs $312.50-345; 400-450 lbs $285-312.50; 450-500 lbs $265-270; 500-525 lbs $266-292; 550-600 lbs $245-266; 600-675 lbs $231-256; few 700-750 lbs $217-220; few 825-900 lbs $200-205. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 250-300 lbs $280.50-317.50; 300-400 lbs $275-315; 400-500 lbs $255-277.50; few 500-600 lbs $233-262.50; pkg 699 lbs $222; fleshy pkg 685 lbs $220; few 700-775 lbs $205-215; pkg 859 lbs $205; pkg 940 lbs $183. Large 1: Pkg 534 lbs $251. Medium 2: Pkg 318 lbs $255; pkg 498 lbs $182.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Pkg 250-300 lbs $300-320; 300-400 lbs $277.50-317; 300-400 lbs $277.50-317; 400-500 lbs $248-267.50; 500-600 lbs $219-242.50; 600-650 lbs $217.50-233; pkg 777 lbs $210. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $245-270; 400-500 lbs $225-259; 500-575 lbs $210-232; few 650-675 lbs $200-212.50; fleshy pkg 688 lbs $182.50; fleshy pkg 708 lbs $175; few 750-775 lbs $190-205; pkg 830 lbs $190. Large 1: Few 550-600 lbs $211-230; few 725-800 lbs $175-186; pkg 853 lbs $175. Medium 2: Few 350-400 lbs $220-235; pkg 460 lbs $210; pkg 530 lbs $220.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-475 lbs $273-320; 500-600 lbs $242.50-270; 600-650 lbs $228-247.50; few 700-800 lbs $209-216. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 450-500 lbs $245-270; pkg 585 lbs $215; few 625-700 lbs $210-215; pkg 708 lbs $200; few 800-875 lbs $187.50-203. Medium 2: Pkg 590 lbs $223.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $98-106, High Dressing $109-120; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, few $100-107.50, High Dressing, $109-114; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, few $85-95, High Dressing $103-109.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1535-2300 lbs Bulk $117-122, High Dressing $123-132.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium 2: Few 3-4 yrs old, 895-993 lbs, $139-166.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: 3-7 yrs old, 920-1345 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1700-2500 per head. Short and solid, 945-1602 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1675-1850 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: 4-7 yrs old, 940-1360 lbs with 120-380 lbs calf, $2200-3000 per pair. ∆

Farmington Livestock Market
DECEMBER 10, 2014 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 1404; Last Week: 1855; Year Ago: 261
Due to the Holidays there will be no sale 
Dec. 24 and Dec. 31.

   Compared to last week, steers under 500 lbs sold $1-5 higher, the rest of the offering sold $4-13 lower, the very good quality calves held their prices together better. Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady; Demand uneven and supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 16 percent of the run, 84 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 44 percent of the offering, 45 percent heifers with 9 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 34 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-275 lbs $345-370; 300-400 lbs $300-357; 400-450 lbs $303-343; 450-500 lbs $280-320; 500-550 lbs $277-300; 550-600 lbs $250-285; 600-700 lbs $227-264; 700-800 lbs $215-225; pkg 838 lbs $222. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 275 lbs $275; few 375-400 lbs $270-280; 400-500 lbs $250-271; 500-600 lbs $220-250; 600-650 lbs $230-244; 700-800 lbs $200-215; pkg 828 lbs $214.50. Medium 2: Pkg 285 lbs $237.50; 400-500 lbs $200-225; few 500-575 lbs $200-210; pkg 684 lbs $185.
   FEEDER HOLSTEINS: Large 3: Few 300-400 lbs $211-220; pkg 460 lbs $185; pkg 525 lbs $205; pkg 644 lbs $170.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 250-300 lbs $302.50-322.50; 300-400 lbs $257.50-292.50; 400-500 lbs $245-275; 500-600 lbs $225-252.50; 600-700 lbs $212-227; pkg thin fleshed 612 lbs $234.50; 700-750 lbs $200-217; few 825-850 lbs $202.50-204. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 270 lbs $290; few 300-400 lbs $227-265; pkg thin fleshed 327 lbs $280; 400-500 lbs $210-250; pkg thin fleshed 411 lbs $253.50; 500-600 lbs $210-235; pkg thin fleshed 571 lbs $237; 600-700 lbs $200-215; few 700-800 lbs $180-197; pkg 934 lbs $186. Medium 2: Pkg 360 lbs $215; few 425-500 lbs $200-215; pkg 540 lbs $207.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: Few 450-500 lbs $257.50-277; 500-600 lbs $237-275; 600-650 lbs $220-244. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 450-475 lbs $245-250; pkg 568 lbs $217; few 600-700 lbs $200-222.50. Medium 2: Pkg 485 lbs $210.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $105.50-108, High Dressing $113-115; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, few $101-108, High Dressing $110-118.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, few $87.50-101, High Dressing $106-113.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1516-2025 lbs, Bulk $111-120.50, High Dressing $129.50-134.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium 2: Few 3-4 yrs old, 770-843 lbs $150-187.50.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 3-7 yrs old, 990-1258 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1725-2500. Short and solid mouth, 955-1550 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1275-1750 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium 1-2: Few 4-7 yrs old, 980-1350 lbs with 220-340 lbs calves, $2325-2800 per head. ∆
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