Livestock Reports

Farmington Livestock Market
JUNE 24, 2015 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 740; Last Week: 587; Year Ago: 1029

   Compared to last week, 300-500 lbs steers sold $7-9 higher, the rest of the offering sold uneven from $2 higher to $6 lower. Slaughter cows sold $3 higher and bulls sold steady. Demand uneven and supply light. Cows made up approximately 20 percent of the run, 80 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 47 percent of the offering, 43 percent heifers with 8 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 30 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $350-351; few 300-350 lbs $352-370; 350-400 lbs $310-333; 400-500 lbs $285-320; 500-600 lbs $240-282; 600-700 lbs $230-256; 700-725 lbs $215-224. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 300-375 lbs $287.50-315; 400-500 lbs $240-285; few 500-550 lbs $235-242; few 625-650 lbs $221-225.
   FEEDER HOLSTEINS: Large 3: Part load 798 lbs $170.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-275 lbs $302-307.50; few 300-400 lbs $270-277; 425-500 lbs $240-289.50; 500-600 lbs $220-245; 600-700 lbs $207-223.50; few 700-725 lbs $200. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 300-350 lbs $232.50-250; few 425-500 lbs $210-250; 500-600 lbs $200-230; few 600-700 lbs $200-215.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: Few 450-500 lbs $235-260; 500-600 lbs $223-253; few 600-675 lbs $213-228; pkg 788 lbs $197; few 850-875 lbs $191-193. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 590 lbs $210.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $105.50-106.50, High Dressing $118; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $103-108, High Dressing $113-118.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, few $84.50-103.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Very few 1205-1965 lbs, bulk $124-125.50, High Dressing $131.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium 1-2: 4-6 yrs old, 835-950 lbs $120-123.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 3 yrs old to short and solid, 920-1415 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1510-2000 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: 2 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 890-1290 lbs with 190-310 lbs calves, $2325-2974 per pair. ∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
JUNE 22, 2015 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 552   Week Ago 500       Last Year 544
Patton Livestock will be close July 6 due to the 4th of July.

   Compared to last week, 300-400 lbs steers and 300 lbs heifers sold $10-21 lower, the rest of the offering sold uneven from $9 higher to $6 lower. Slaughter cows sold steady, bulls sold $4 lower; Demand uneven and supply light. Cows made up approximately 14 percent of the run, 86 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 38 percent of the offering, 42 percent heifers with 20 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 22 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $317.50-331; 300-400 lbs $280-327.50; 400-500 lbs $260-300; 525-600 lbs $237.50-278; 600-675 lbs $216-252; pkg 870 lbs $180. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 273 lbs $270; few 350-375 lbs $260-275; few 400-500 lbs $220-260; few 500-600 lbs $219-240; few 600-650 lbs $210-224; few 700-725 lbs $191-192.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-275 lbs $277.50-292; 300-400 lbs $260-302.50; 400-500 lbs $240-270; 500-600 lbs $218-249; fancy pkg 547 lbs $257; 600-700 lbs $190-223. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 260 lbs $260; few 300-350 lbs $265-277; few 400-500 lbs $210-237; few 500-550 lbs $216-223; few 600-675 lbs $170-200; few 700-725 lbs $185-190.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $267.50-286; 500-600 lbs $230-258; few 600-700 lbs $191-233; few 700-800 lbs $189-205. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 600-650 lbs $187.50-211.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $96-103, High Dressing $107-113; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $104-106, High Dressing, $112-120; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, few $93-96.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Very few 1900-2375 lbs, bulk $120-127, High Dressing $137.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium 2: Few 2-4 yrs old, 745-940 lbs, $125-155.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 4 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 1045-1655 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1455-1850 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few short and solid mouth, 980-1240 lbs with 210-340 lbs calves, $1900-2550 per pair. ∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
JUNE 23, 2015 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 242; Last Week: 308; Year Ago: 270

   Very high temperatures this week made it tough to move livestock showing in the market with lesser quality and not enough to test market. Where there was enough to test the market we are calling it $5-15 lower.
   FEEDER STEERS: Under 200 lbs $335; 200-299 lbs $293-320; 300-399 lbs $276-300; 400-499 lbs $258-285; 500-599 lbs $223-253; 600-699 lbs $210-230; 700-799 lbs $202-210.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Under 200 lbs $245; 200-299 lbs $285; 300-399 lbs $250-275; 400-499 lbs $243-275; 500-599 lbs $209-227; 600-699 lbs $210-211.
   BABY CALVES: Holstein $185-270, Beef $250-400. 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 Yield High $130-139.50; Low Yield Low $95, Low Yield High $105-115. ∆

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
JUNE 26, 2015 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 1340; Last Week: 605; Year Ago: 1472

   Compared to two weeks ago, feeder steers under 750 lbs and feeder heifers under 700 lbs traded steady to firm on comparable sales, there was spots on 600-700 lbs steers that sold $5 higher. Demand was very good on feeders despite feeder cattle futures trading with sharp losses over the last three sessions. Bulk of the sales were feeders weighing 500-750 lbs with several lots of top quality heifers in the offering along with several strings of good quality steers selling with good weighing conditions. Slaughter cows sold steady to $3 higher with the most advance on the high dressing cows. Slaughter cows accounted for 12 percent of the total receipts, with feeder supply consisting of 53 percent steers, 47 percent heifers and 61 percent of the feeders weighing over 600 lbs.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 440-500 lbs $301-307; 500-550 lbs few $285-288; 550-600 lbs $260-275; 600-650 lbs $260-266.50; 650-700 lbs $247-261.50; lot thin 650 lbs $273.50; 700-750 lbs $234-241; 750-800 lbs $223.50-228.50; lot 803 lbs $219.75. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 435-485 lbs $288-292; 500-550 lbs $269-271; 550-600 lbs $242-256; 600-650 lbs $233.50-245.50; 700-800 lbs $215.50-229.50; 800-820 lbs $205-213.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 400-425 lbs $270-282; 450-500 lbs $255-263; 500-550 lbs $238.50-250; lot thin $255; 550-600 lbs $241-254; pkg 645 lbs $245; 650-700 lbs $221.50-230; fancy blks $242-245; 725-750 lbs $210.75-217.50; lot fancy blks $229.50; lot 815 lbs $200.50. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 375-400 lbs $269-289; 420-500 lbs $249.50-253; 500-550 lbs $228-238; 550-600 lbs $224-231; 600-700 lbs $210-221.50; 700-725 lbs $208.50; 750-800 lbs $190.50-198.75.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 448 lbs $289; pkg 565 lbs $248; 600-650 lbs $215.50-233.50.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $107-112.50, High Dressing $113-115, Couple $121.50, Low Dressing $101; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $107.50-112, High Dressing $114-118, few $120-123.50, Low Dressing $96-103; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $103-110.50, High Dressing $110.50-114, few $117-123.50, Low Dressing $90-100.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1225-1775 lbs $135.50-144, High Dressing $148-152.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (35 head) Select and Choice 2-3: 1050-1200 lbs $140-143.50; Select 1-2: 1100-1265 lbs $135.50-138.75, pkg Holsteins 1208 lbs $129.25. ∆
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