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Patton Junction Livestock Auction
APRIL 13, 2015 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 928   Week Ago: 623       Last Year: 1005

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold uneven, from $9 higher to $14 lower. Slaughter cows sold $2 higher and bulls sold $1 higher. Demand uneven and supply light. Cows made up approximately 10 percent of the run, 90 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 35 percent of the offering, 43 percent heifers with 21 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 14 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $335-380; 300-400 lbs $300-344; 400-450 lbs $280-301; 450-500 lbs $252.50-292.50; 500-600 lbs $232-276; few 625-700 lbs $212-227; few 725-750 lbs $210-213; pkg 813 lbs $184. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 250-300 lbs $302.50-335; 300-350 lbs $280-330; 350-400 lbs $275-307.50; 400-500 lbs $237.50-287.50; few 500-600 lbs $207.50-242.50; pkg 770 lbs $165; pkg 860 lbs $179. Medium 2: Pkg 462 lbs $247.
   FEEDER HOLSTEINS: Large 3: Pkg 304 lbs $200; pkg 790 lbs $140.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 250-300 lbs $300-330; 300-350 lbs $275-335; thin fleshed 300-325 lbs $285-305; 350-400 lbs $257.50-286; 400-500 lbs $237.50-267.50; thin fleshed 400-425 lbs $256-258; 500-600 lbs $224-256; 600-675 lbs $210-220; pkg 770 lbs $204. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 260 lbs $280; few 300-350 lbs $258-285; 350-400 lbs $230-260; 400-500 lbs $220-260; few 500-600 lbs $220-227; few 650-700 lbs $185-191.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $250-292.50; 500-600 lbs $220-264; 600-700 lbs $210-232; few 700-800 lbs $177-209; few 800-850 lbs $167.50-180. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 400-500 lbs $240-280; few 500-550 lbs $210-237; few 625-700 lbs $175-222.50; 800-850 lbs $165.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $100-108, High Dressing $113; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, few $102-110, High Dressing, $113-123; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, few $90-98.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1185-2110 lbs bulk $112-123, High Dressing $128-137.
   STOCKER COWS: Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 5 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 1025-1355 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage $1480-1975 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: One 5 yr old, 920 lbs with 320 lb calves, $2260 per pair. ∆

Farmington Livestock Market
APRIL 15, 2015 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 1322; Last Week: 1152; Year Ago: 1283

   Compared to last week, 400-500 lbs steers and heifers sold steady to $12 lower, the rest of the offering sold steady to $14 higher, 30 percent of the lighter offering showing more flesh than in past sales. Slaughter cows sold steady, bulls sold $3 higher. Demand uneven and supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 53 percent of the offering, 38 percent heifers with 6 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 24 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $332.50-380; 300-400 lbs $315-365; 400-500 lbs $272.50-320; 500-600 lbs $241-287; 600-700 lbs $220-252; 700-800 lbs $208-227. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 280 lbs $295-320; few 350-400 lbs $290-317.50; 400-450 lbs $240-275; 550-600 lbs $235-255; 600-700 lbs $203-230; pkg 753 lbs $204. Medium 2: Pkg 290 lbs $250; 400-500 lbs $220-250; 525-575 lbs $200-206.
   FEEDER HOLSTEINS: Large 3: Pkg 338 lbs $215; 400-500 lbs $200-217.50; pkg 821 lbs $165.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 250-300 lbs $300-327.50; 300-350 lbs $295-332.50; 350-400 lbs $270-290; 400-500 lbs $250-281; 500-600 lbs $220-251; 600-700 lbs $206-219.75; few 700-750 lbs $197-200; 800-850 lbs $183-190.50. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 290 lbs $267.50; 300-400 lbs $250-279; 400-500 lbs $235-253; few 500-600 lbs $210-245; fleshy pkg 583 lbs $210; few 600-675 lbs $195-204; few 725-800 lbs $180-200. Medium 2: Pkg 395 lbs $210; few 450-475 lbs $210-220.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: Few 400-425 lbs $262.50-315; 500-600 lbs $220-259; 600-675 lbs $200-233; pkg 755 lbs $190. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 655 lbs $207.50.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $100.50-108, High Dressing $111.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, few $105-108, High Dressing $112.50-117.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, few $95-100.50, High Dressing $101-105.50, Low Dressing $84.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1240-1995 lbs, Bulk $120-130, High Dressing  $131.50-139, Low Dressing $110.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium 2: Few 3-4 yrs old, 905-950 lbs, $135-160.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 3-7 yrs old, 960-1465 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1525-2300 per head. Short and solid mouth, 980-1455 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1500-1950 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few short and solid mouth, 1020-1320 lbs with 180-320 lbs calves, $1875-2000 per pair. ∆

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
APRIL 17, 2015 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 1746; Last Week: 2081; Year Ago: 1350

   Compared to last week, not enough feeders any one weight for adequate price test, undertone lower. Demand light to moderate on feeders and moderate to good on cows. Supply moderate on a cow special, mostly cow/calf pairs, bred and weight cows, near 49 percent cows, 21 percent steers and bulls, 28 percent heifers, 2 percent slaughter steers and heifers and 3 percent feeders over 600 lbs. Slaughter cows steady to firm.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Two small pkgs 422-442 lbs $286-296; two pkgs 560-570 lbs 247-259; two pkgs fleshy/unweaned 590-630 lbs $220.50-221.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Pkg 318 lbs $301; small pkgs 415-475 lbs $244-265; few pkgs 535-565 lbs $248-249, few fleshy/unweaned $202.50-218; pkg 675 lbs $210. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 475-500 lbs $236-242; 535-600 lbs $211.50-216.50.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1 and 1-2: Pkg 397 lbs $291; 445-475 lbs $271-281; 600-675 lbs $200-209; 700-710 lbs $193.50-198.50.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $105-112, High Dressing $112-116.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $105-112, High Dressing $113-118; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $102-112, High Dressing $112-117, few gaunt Indis. $120-122, Low Dressing $92-102.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1350-2250 lbs $135-141.50, High Dressing $147-150, Low Dressing $126-130.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (37 head) couple pkgs Choice 3-4: 1300-1450 lbs $158.75-160.25. Pkg Select and Choice 2-3: 1228 lbs $158.85. Pkg Select and Choice 2-3: Holsteins 1565 lbs $134.75.
   BRED COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 4-6 yrs 1200-1300 lbs in 3rd stage $2425-2725; few 4-7 yrs 1200-1350 lbs in 2nd stage $2025-2425. Medium 1-2: 4-6 yrs 1000-1100 lbs in 3rd stage $2250-2300; few in 2nd stage $2250.
   PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: (22 head reputation Heifers 1050-1150 lbs w/150-200 lb calves $3600-3650, several pkgs Medium and few Large 1-2 heifers 925-1125 lbs w/100-200 lbs calves $3225-3525, 800-900 lbs $3025-3350.
   COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 5-7 yrs 1150-1200 lbs w/150-250 lb calves $2900-3150; pkg Short/solids $2525; few pkgs broken mouths $2000. Medium 1-2: 3-5 yrs 900-1000 lbs w/50-200 lb calves $2580-2875. ∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
APRIL 14, 2015 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 634; Last Week: 405; Year Ago: 579

   Compared to last week steers and heifers 2-300 lbs heifers sold $20-30 higher. The rest of the offering was steady to slightly lower.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $324-347.50; 300-399 lbs $317-334; 400-499 lbs $279-315; 500-599 lbs $250-268; 600-699 lbs $215-225; 700-799 lbs $178-204.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $314-371; 300-399 lbs $275-325; 400-499 lbs $255-287.50; 500-599 lbs $226-238; 600-699 lbs $203-211; 700-799 lbs $175-185.
   BABY CALVES: Holstein $300; Beef $430.
   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. ∆
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