Livestock Reports

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
MARCH 27, 2015 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 2327; Last Week: 1119; Year Ago: 2186

   Compared to two weeks ago, steers and heifers 400-500 lbs steady to firm, 500-700 lbs steers mostly steady and heifers steady to $10 lower, steers and heifers over 700 lbs steady to $5 higher. Demand good. Supply moderate on a feeder special, mostly 450-850 lbs offerings, near 55 percent steers and bulls, 38 percent heifers, 7 percent cows and 37 percent feeders over 600 lbs. Slaughter cows compared to last week steady to firm.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Pkg 385 lbs $344; 400-500 lbs $300-324; 500-600 lbs $251-293, few thin near 500 lbs $300, fleshy/unweaned $245-283; 600-700 lbs $232-263, few thin 600-625 lbs $263-268, fleshy/unweaned $216-234; 700-775 lbs $217-241
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Pkg 395 lbs $294; 400-500 lbs $252-284, few fleshy/unweaned $240-251; 500-600 lbs $225-255, fleshy/unweaned $212.50-233; 600-700 lbs $207-224; 700-750 lbs $207.50-214, pkg fleshy $188.75; 800-850 lbs $182.25-185.85. Medium and Large 1-2: Thin 375-400 lbs $285-300; 450-500 lbs $251-252, thin $247-268; 500-600 lbs $213-241; 625-630 lbs $210.50-218; two pkgs 710-770 lbs $190.50-193.50.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 500-550 lbs $240-259.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, few $104-111; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $104-110, High Dressing $112-113.50, Low Dressing $98.50-103.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $100-108, High Dressing $112-115, Few gaunt Indis $120-124.50, Low Dressing $90-100.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1500-2050 lbs $136-143.50, Low Dressing $123-133.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (36 head) Choice with Prime ends 2-4: 1175-1475 lbs $152.50-162. ∆

Farmington Livestock Market
MARCH 25, 2015 • 
Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 1472; Last Week: 2087; Year Ago: 1408

   Compared to last week, 300 lbs steers and the heifer offering sold $2-12 higher, the rest of the steer offering sold $2-13 lower. Slaughter cows and bulls sold $2 higher; Demand uneven and supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 14 percent of the run, 86 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 45 percent of the offering, 46 percent heifers with 9 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 22 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 275-300 lbs $325-330; 300-400 lbs $310-352.50; 400-500 lbs $275-324; 500-600 lbs $250-296; 600-700 lbs $220-259; 700-800 lbs $200-221; few 800-850 lbs $195-200. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 250-300 lbs $300-315; 300-400 lbs $280-320; 450-500 lbs $250-270; few 500-600 lbs $225-260; 600-675 lbs $210-228.50; pkg 760 lbs $195. Medium 2: Few 350-400 lbs $250-255; pkg 470 lbs $222.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $297.50-350; 300-400 lbs $260-300; 400-500 lbs $250-279; 500-600 lbs $225-252; 600-675 lbs $200-223; 700-750 lbs $181-213; fancy pkg 738 lbs $225. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $235-270; 400-500 lbs $220-250; 500-600 lbs $210-250; 600-650 lbs $177.50-215; few 700-725 lbs $180-193. Medium 2: Pkg 368 lbs $235; few 400-500 lbs $200-217; pkg 515 lbs $200.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-450 lbs $298-332.50; 450-500 lbs $256-292; 500-550 lbs $244-270; 550-600 lbs $221-255; few 600-700 lbs $200-229. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 500-550 lbs $202-240. Medium 2: Pkg 494 lbs $215.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $100.50-104, High Dressing $107.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, few $102-108.50, High Dressing $110.50-120.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, few $90-101.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1010-2240 lbs, Bulk $121-127, High Dressing $129-136.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium 1-2: 2-4 yrs old, 850-1160 lbs $131-180.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 3-7 yrs old, 810-1410 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1825-2350 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: 4-7 yrs old, 910-1440 lbs with 110-340 lbs calves, $2350-3000 per pair. ∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
MARCH 24, 2015 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 611; Last Week: 724; Year Ago: 788

   This week brought a good supply of cattle with nice sized bunches. Market was active where the quality was good the market was steady.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $305-350; 300-399 lbs $275-327.50; 400-499 lbs $279-317; 500-599 lbs $239-295; 600-699 lbs $223-233; 700-799 lbs $198-205.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $281-400; 300-399 lbs $265-287.50; 400-499 lbs $240-295; 500-599 lbs $226-260; 600-699 lbs $219-237; 700-799 lbs $180-195.
   BABY CALVES: Brown $75; Holstein $115-290; Beef $275-460.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $90-100, High Dressing $100-108, Low Dressing $80-90; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $100-112, High Dressing $113-121, Low Dressing $90-100; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $100-105, High Dressing $105-115, Low Dressing $90-100.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: High Yield, Low $100, High $130-139.50; Low Yield, Low $95, High $105-115
   Not enough bred cows to test a market. ∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
MARCH 23, 2015 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 1484   Week Ago 1014       Last Year 1396

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold steady to $12 higher. Slaughter cows sold steady and bulls sold $1 higher. Demand good and supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 11 percent of the run, 89 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 37 percent of the offering, 47 percent heifers with 15 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 19 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 250-300 lbs $365-400; 300-350 lbs $340-400; 350-400 lbs $320-348; 400-500 lbs $285-332.50; 500-600 lbs $247.50-286; 600-700 lbs $210-245; 700-800 lbs $210-221; few 800-900 lbs $187.50-203; pkg 970 lbs $169. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $275-332; 400-450 lbs $270-300; 450-500 lbs $245-277.50; 500-600 lbs $230-265; 600-675 lbs $212-231. Medium 2: Pkg 345 lbs $260; pkg 445 lbs $262.50; pkg 530 lbs $200.
   FEEDER HOLSTEINS: Large 3: Pkg 274 lbs $222.50; pkg 308 lbs $200.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 275-300 lbs $305-321; 300-350 lbs $287.50-335; 350-400 lbs $265-290; 400-500 lbs $246-295; 500-600 lbs $225-255; 600-700 lbs $205-223; few 700-800 lbs $187-210. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 260 lbs $317.50; 300-400 lbs $260-290; 400-500 lbs $225-260; 500-550 lbs $225-256; 550-600 lbs $200-240; 600-700 lbs $180-221; pkg 880 lbs $169. Medium 2: Pkg 340 lbs $207.50; few 425-500 lbs $190-235.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $265-297.50; 500-550 lbs $256-283; 550-600 lbs $228-250; 600-675 lbs $215-235; pkg 765 lbs $194. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 450-500 lbs $257.50-265; 500-600 lbs $215-244; few 650-700 lbs $199-217.50; few 700-750 lbs $199-208. Medium 2: Pkg 500 lbs $230.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $101-108, High Dressing $109-118; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, few $105-109, High Dressing, $112.50-124, Low Dressing $92-98.50; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, few $89-94, High Dressing $101.50-109, Low Dressing $75.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1110-2425 lbs Bulk $113.50-121.50, High Dressing $127.50-136.
   STOCKER COWS: Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 4 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 1010-1520 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1595-2025 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: 7 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 890-1245 lbs with 210-320 lbs calves, $1759-2150 per pair. ∆
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