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Patton Junction Livestock Auction
JUNE 8, 2015 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 476   Week Ago 741       Last Year 760

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold steady to $8 lower with lower quality in the offering. Slaughter cows sold $3 lower and bulls sold $6 lower; Demand and supply light. Cows made up approximately 20 percent of the run, 80 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 32 percent of the offering, 45 percent heifers with 21 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 27 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $332.50-350; few 300-350 lbs $319-350; 350-400 lbs $289-327.50; 400-500 lbs $284-317; few 500-550 lbs $256-271; 600-700 lbs $227-250; few 800-850 lbs $185-220. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 280 lbs $270; few 300-400 lbs $270-320; few 450-500 lbs $265-275; few 525-575 lbs $225-237; few 600-625 lbs $235-237; pkg 733 lbs $208.
   FEEDER HOLSTEINS: Large 3: Pkg 360 lbs $229.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $335-345; 300-350 lbs $302.50-345; few 350-400 lbs $275-307.50; 400-500 lbs $240-265; 500-600 lbs $225-247; 600-675 lbs $210-231; few 825-850 lbs $175-181. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $250-286; few 450-500 lbs $202.50-240; few 500-600 lbs $200-235; 600-700 lbs $184-220.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-450 lbs $293-319; 450-500 lbs $265-287.50; few 500-550 lbs $245-275; few 600-700 lbs $210-228; 700-750 lbs $200-216; few 800-900 lbs $179-205. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 425-450 lbs $270-280; few 525-550 lbs $225-229.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $104-110, High Dressing $117; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $106-111, High Dressing, $113; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, $94-100, Low Dressing $74-76.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1280-2080 lbs, Bulk $120-130, High Dressing $143.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium 2: Few 3-4 yrs old, 1317 lbs $131.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 4-6 yrs old, 980-1120 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1700-1775 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: 4-7 yrs old, 970-1140 lbs with 190-250 lbs calves, $1840-2930 per pair. ∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
JUNE 9, 2015 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 292; Last Week: 480; Year Ago: 316
NO SALE: July 7th
NO SALE: September 8th

   Lighter run this week, market hard to test. Where there were enough to compare it appeared uneven good quality steady to $1-5 higher. Lesser quality $2-10 lower.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $302-350; 300-399 lbs $311-330; 400-499 lbs $290-325; 500-599 lbs $245-269; 600-699 lbs $210-234.50; 700-799 lbs $202-219.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $316; 300-399 lbs $295-315; 400-499 lbs $254-271; 500-599 lbs $227-247; 600-699 lbs $208-217; 700-799 lbs $190-200.
   BABY CALVES: Brown $150; Holstein $330-350; Beef $400-420. Very few babies coming to market right now.
   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. ∆

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
JUNE 12, 2015 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 973; Last Week: 612; Year Ago: 1892

   Compared to last week, no good recent price comparison on feeders, undertone on 400-500 lbs calves steady to firm, 500-700 lbs mostly steady and over 700 lbs weak to lower. Demand moderate to good, best on calves. Supply light, mostly 450-750 lbs feeders with two pot-loads of 950-1000 lbs steers, near 61 percent steers and bulls, 25 percent heifers, 14 percent cows and 42 percent mostly steers over 600 lbs. Slaughter cows weak to $4 lower.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Small pkgs 420-490 lbs $280-334; 500-600 lbs $262.50-286; few 635-700 lbs $243-254.50, pkg 732 lbs $236.50. Medium and Large 1-2: Two pkgs 565-600 lbs $256-258; 675-725 lbs $223-237.50; 710-760 lbs $215-233.50; 950-990 lbs $188-193.35. Medium and Large 2: Lot 926 lbs $185.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few small pkgs 400-500 lbs $256-296; few 500-575 lbs $240-251; few 645-660 lbs $230-237. Medium and Large 1-2: 400-475 lbs $266-285; 500-600 lbs $235-250, pkg thin $256; 600-700 lbs $222.50-232, pkg thin $240; few 700-750 lbs $214-215.50.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: Pkg 423 lbs $324.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $107.50-112.50, High Dressing few $114-116.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $107.50-112.50, High Dressing few $113-116.50, Couple outstanding Indis. $118-120, Low Dressing few $105; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $101-111, High Dressing few $113-115, Low Dressing $94.50-100.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1350-2050 lbs few $132.50-139.50, Low Dressing $125-131.50.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: Scarce. ∆

Farmington Livestock Market
JUNE 10, 2015 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 1138; Last Week: 993; Year Ago: 1340

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold steady $6 higher. Slaughter cows sold steady and bulls sold $2 lower; Demand good and supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 14 percent of the run, 86 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 56 percent of the offering, 35 percent heifers with 9 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 23 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 300-350 lbs $340-362.50; 350-400 lbs $317.50-340; 400-500 lbs $282.50-332.50; 500-600 lbs $250-297; 600-700 lbs $233-270; few 725-750 lbs $218-222.50; few 800-850 llbs $200-210. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 375-400 lbs $285-307.50; pkg 441 lbs $287.50; 525-600 lbs $235-255; 600-700 lbs $216-237.50; few 725 lbs $201-217.50; few 800-900 lbs $184-205.
   FEEDER HOLSTEINS STEERS: Large 3: Pkg 552 lbs $200.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 275-300 lbs $301-310; 300-400 lbs $270-306; 400-500 lbs $256-285; 500-600 lbs $233-256; 600-650 lbs $217-225; few 700-725 lbs $200-205. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 325-400 lbs $243-274; 400-500 lbs $220-250; 500-600 lbs $210-235; pkg 780 lbs $200.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: Few 425-500 lbs $290-302.50; 500-600 lbs $229-278; few 600-700 lbs $207-230; few 725-775 lbs $200-220. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 448 lbs $275; pkg 667 lbs $208; pkg 783 lbs $180.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $105.50-106.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $100-108, High Dressing $110.50-112.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, few $90.50-100.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1520-2015 lbs, Bulk $130-135.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium 1-2: 3-4 yrs old, 740-859 lbs, $154-184.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 4 yrs old to short and solid, 1075-1380 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1810-2550 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: 4-7 yrs old, 930-1220 lbs with 120-320 lbs calves, $2300-3380 per pair. ∆
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