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Patton Junction Livestock Auction

MARCH 30, 2015 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 1032   Week Ago 1484       Last Year 1035

   Compared to last week, the heifer offering sold steady to $6 higher, steers under 500 lbs sold $18-20 lower, the rest of the steer offering sold $1-8 lower. Slaughter cows sold $3 lower and bulls sold $4 lower. Demand uneven and supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 9 percent of the run, 91 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 38 percent of the offering, 50 percent heifers with 11 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 22 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 225-250 lbs $365-410; few 250-300 lbs $325-380; 300-400 lbs $314-353; 400-500 lbs $270-320; 500-600 lbs $240-271; 600-700 lbs $215-248; 700-800 lbs $198-221. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $270-311; 400-500 lbs $266-295; 500-600 lbs $227-260; 600-700 lbs $199-231. Medium 2: Pkg 370 lbs $202.50.
   FEEDER HOLSTEINS: Large 3: Pkg 278 lbs $170; pkg 488 lbs $160.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $310-325; 300-350 lbs $287.50-315; 350-400 lbs $255-270; 400-500 lbs $247-275; 500-600 lbs $222-260; 600-700 lbs $200-226; few 700-800 lbs $181-212; pkg 979 lbs $163. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 290 lbs $290; few 300-350 lbs $260-280; 350-400 lbs $232.50-265; 400-500 lbs $232.50-272; 500-600 lbs $205-243; 600-700 lbs $180-215; pkg 723 lbs $185.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: Pkg 395 lbs $300; few 400-450 lbs $285-310; 450-500 lbs $267.50-287.50; 500-600 lbs $235-277; 600-650 lbs $220-230. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 450-500 lbs $227.50-242.50.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $102-106, High Dressing $109-118; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, few $101-106, High Dressing, $110.50-120, Low Dressing $89.50-93; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, few $89-94, High Dressing $101.50-103.50, Low Dressing $70-75.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1245-2425 lbs Bulk $110.50-117.50, High Dressing $124.50-140, Low Dressing $104-105.
   STOCKER COWS: Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 6 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 885-1465 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1260-1800 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: Short and solid mouth, 930-1159 lbs with 150-280 lbs calves, $2000-2250 per pair. ∆


Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction

APRIL 3, 2015 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 937; Last Week: 2327; Year Ago: 959

   Compared to last week, light supply of feeder calves steady to firm. Demand good, supply light. Mostly calves, near 45 percent steers and bulls, 32 percent heifers, 23 percent cows and 7 percent feeders over 600 lbs. Slaughter cows steady to firm.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Pkg 360 lbs $351; 450-460 lbs $300;-318.50; 530-590 lbs $251-289, pkg fleshy 575 lbs $248.50; few 650-675 lbs $236-241; two pkgs 725-730 lbs $230-233; pkg 800 lbs $200; pkg 965 lbs $187.50. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 450-475 lbs $289-313; pkg 528 lbs $291.50; 575-600 lbs $266-267; pkg 675 lbs $240.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 350-400 lbs $289-310; few 400-450 lbs $264-296; 450-475 lbs $249-276; 500-550 lbs $238-248; pkg fleshy 580 lbs $215.50; few 625-650 lbs $209-220.50; pkg 795 lbs $189; pkg 900 lbs $173. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 425-500 lbs $244-268; 545-565 lbs $233-238; pkg 670 lbs $214.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: Pkg 315 lbs $358; 400-425 lbs $318-335; 500-550 lbs $255-264.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $104-109, High Dressing Ind. $111.50, Low Dressing $95.50-103.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $104-110, High Dressing $110-114.50, Low Dressing $98-103.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $100-109, High Dressing $114.50-116.50, Low Dressing $93-100.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1350-2100 lbs $129-138, High Dressing $140-148, Ind. $152, Low Dressing $115.50-125.50.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (15 head) Two pkgs Choice 3-4: 1140-1425 lbs $159.25-159.75. ∆


Farmington Livestock Market

APRIL 1, 2015 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 1927; Last Week: 1472; Year Ago: 1181

   Compared to last week, steers sold $11-22 higher. Heifers sold steady to $13 higher with good quality in the offering. Slaughter cows and bulls sold $1 lower. Demand good and supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 11 percent of the run, 89 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 48 percent of the offering, 38 percent heifers with 13 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 22 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 250-300 lbs $325-355; 300-400 lbs $315-364; 400-500 lbs $285-332; 500-600 lbs $270-303; 600-700 lbs $225-270; fleshy pkg 662 lbs $234.35; 700-750 lbs $214-230; fancy pot load 744 lbs $234.25; pkg 801 lbs $205. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 250-300 lbs $305-335; 300-400 lbs $284-320; 450-500 lbs $284-295; 450-500 lbs $250-280; 500-600 lbs $234-270; 600-700 lbs $200-225. Medium 2: Pkg 630 lbs $180.
   FEEDER HOLSTEINS STEERS: Large 3: Pkg 357 lbs $230; few 425-475 lbs $225-230; pkg 580 lbs $175; pkg 751 lbs $150.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $275-315; 400-500 lbs $245-288; 500-600 lbs $220-257.50; 600-675 lbs $207-236; fleshy pkg 662 lbs $190; 700-775 lbs $200-218; 800-850 lbs $193-195. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 250-275 lbs $250-302.50; 300-400 lbs $230-270; 400-500 lbs $230-265; 500-600 lbs $207.50-235; 600-700 lbs $191-210; few 700-775 lbs $185-190. Medium 2: Pkg 340 lbs $225; 425-500 lbs $175-222.50; few 525-600 lbs $180-222.50.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $270-317.50; 500-550 lbs $263-288; 550-600 lbs $235-269; 600-675 lbs $215.50-231; few 700-775 lbs $185-200. Medium and Large 1-2: 500-600 lbs $205-247.50; few 625-700 lbs $180-200; pkg 745 lbs $175.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $96-105.50, High Dressing $108; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, few $100-107, High Dressing $110.50-114.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, few $87-100.50, High Dressing $104-107.50, Low Dressing $70-83.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1000-2215 lbs, Bulk $122-126, High Dressing $129-145.50, Low Dressing $105.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium 1-2: 3-5 yrs old, 640-1134 lbs $120-170.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 3-7 yrs old, 910-1475 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1700-2400 per head. Short and solid mouth, 1090-1525 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1375-1950 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: 4-7 yrs old, 930-1230 lbs with 170-320 lbs calves, $2450-3400 per pair. ∆
  

Fruitland Livestock Market

MARCH 31, 2015 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 518; Last Week: 611; Year Ago: 496

   Overall the market was very active today. High demand, quality fairly good. Compared to last week’s high market it took a correction to slightly lower today. The average was steady but the top was mostly $5-15 lower.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $290-329; 300-399 lbs $286-318; 400-499 lbs $279-313; 500-599 lbs $250-300; 600-699 lbs $223-231; 700-799 lbs $172-196.
   HOLSTEIN STEERS: 600-700 lbs $182.50
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $278-290; 300-399 lbs $265-281; 400-499 lbs $246-269; 500-599 lbs $226-245; 600-699 lbs $200-232; 700-799 lbs $174-188.
   BABY CALVES: Brown $75-167; Holstein $115-305; Beef $340-410.
   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 $95, High  $105-115
   BRED COWS: 4-6 yrs old 2nd/3rd stage cows $1600-2000. Old cows 2nd/3rd stage cows $1200-1400.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: 6 yr old pairs 1085-1225 lbs with 150 lb calf at side $2050-2250. ∆
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