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Fruitland Livestock Market
DECEMBER 16, 2014 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 635; Last Week: 594; Year Ago: 660
No Sale Christmas or New Years Weeks
Last Cattle Sale For 2014
Regular sale schedule begins Tues., Jan. 6th

   With the drastic drop in the stock market last week, cattle were down the limit in earlier sales. Here however 5-600 lb heifers were $2-3 higher. Good offering of preconditioned cattle held their market. The rest of the offering was $5-9 lower. Slaughter bulls and cows sold slightly lower.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $270-298; 300-399 lbs $300-368; 400-499 lbs $231-299; 500-599 lbs $220-258; 600-699 lbs $211-253; 700-799 lbs $199-211.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $250-286; 300-399 lbs $245-290; 400-499 lbs $240-267; 500-599 lbs $215-240; 600-699 lbs $190-226; 700-799 lbs $185-205.
   BABY CALVES: Brown $95, Holstein $140-350.
   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. ∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
DECEMBER 15, 2014 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 985   Week Ago 1072       Last Year 841
Due to the Holidays there will be no sales Dec. 22 and Dec. 29

   Compared to last week, 500-600 lbs heifers sold $1-5 lower, the rest of the offering sold $9-20+ lower. Slaughter cows sold steady and bulls sold $2 higher. Demand lower and supply light. Cows made up approximately 14 percent of the run, 86 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 33 percent of the offering, 43 percent heifers with 23 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 16 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $315-347.50; 300-400 lbs $290-325; 400-450 lbs $280-307.50; 450-500 lbs $257-300; 500-600 lbs $225-255; 600-700 lbs $215-235; few 700-800 lbs $210-220. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 250-300 lbs $287.50-305; 300-400 lbs $250-280; 400-500 lbs $240-277; few 500-600 lbs $215-245; few 625-650 lbs $202.50-210. Medium 2: Few 350-400 lbs $222-230; few 400-500 lbs $210-245.
   FEEDER HOLSTEINS: Large 3: Pkg 250 lbs $200.
Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $275-280; 300-400 lbs $245-270; 400-500 lbs $225-261; 500-575 lbs $215-240; 600-675 lbs $210-229; pkg 855 lbs $201. Medium and Large 1-2: 250-300 lbs $250-280; 325-400 lbs $219-260; 400-500 lbs $205-227.50; 500-600 lbs $185-224; few 600-700 lbs $175-200. Medium 2: Pkg 455 lbs $207.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: Pkg 375 lbs $251; 425-475 lbs $240-275; 500-600 lbs $214-250; 600-675 lbs $205-242; pkg 715 lbs $185. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 450-500 lbs $225-252; 500-600 lbs $200-221; 600-700 lbs $200-219; few 725-800 lbs $163-200. Medium 2: Pkg 485 lbs $215; few 500-550 lbs $200-205.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $102-108, High Dressing $110-114; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, few $103-108.50, High Dressing, $111-117.50; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, few $93-98, High Dressing $101-110.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1180-2240 lbs Bulk $117-124, High Dressing  $132-135.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: 3-7 yrs old, 960-1435 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1600-2400 per head. Short and solid, 925-1500 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1440-1700 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: 3-7 yrs old, 820-1330 lbs with 240-400 lbs calf, $2400-3025 per pair. ∆

Farmington Livestock Market
DECEMBER 17, 2014 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 650; Last Week: 1404; Year Ago: 1283
Due to the Holidays there will be no sale
Dec. 24 and Dec. 31.

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold $13-20 lower. Slaughter cows sold steady and bulls sold $3 higher. Demand much lower and supply light. Cows made up approximately 22 percent of the run, 78 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 39 percent of the offering, 44 percent heifers with 17 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 24 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $302.50-315; 325-400 lbs $282.50-302; 400-500 lbs $257.50-303; 500-575 lbs $222.50-260; 600-700 lbs $210-230.50; 700-800 lbs $192-204. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 290 lbs $257; few 350-400 lbs $255-280; 425-500 lbs $221-235; 500-600 lbs $202.50-228; 650-675 lbs $180-190; pkg 825 lbs $185. Medium 2: Pkg 325 lbs $252.50. Medium 2: Pkg 325 lbs $252.50; few 400-500 lbs $200-210.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Pkg 250 lbs $302.50; 350-400 lbs $252.50-285; 400-450 lbs $250-283; 450-500 lbs $220-252; 500-600 lbs $218-244; 600-650 lbs $200-217.50; fancy pkg replacements 610 lbs $232. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 250 lbs $277.50; few 325-400 lbs $230-255; 400-500 lbs $202.50-240; 500-575 lbs $192.50-211; few 600-650 lbs $160-200. Medium 2: Pkg 345 lbs $200; pkg 590 lbs $156.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: Few 425-500 lbs $220-250; 500-600 lbs $210-233; few 650-700 lbs $203.50-213; few 700-775 lbs $192-197.50. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 400-450 lbs $240-242.50; few 600-625 lbs $190-200; few 775-800 lbs $150-162.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $100-105; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, few $105.50-108, High Dressing $113-115; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, few $85.50-101.50, High Dressing $106.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1132-2130 lbs, Bulk $119-123.50, High Dressing $129.50-133.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium 2: Few 3-4 yrs old, 910-1010 lbs $130-167.50.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 3-7 yrs old, 840-1420 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1775-2500 per head. Short and solid mouth, 975-1395 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1275-1700 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium 1-2: Few 4-7 yrs old, 980-1200 lbs with 180-260 lbs calves, $2150-2200 per pair. ∆
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