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Fruitland Livestock Market
AUGUST 11, 2015 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 349; Last Week: 201; Year Ago: 448

   Market was very strong today, hard to do comparison from last couple of weeks. On average we’ll call it $5-20 higher.
   FEEDER STEERS: Under 200 lbs $410; 200-299 lbs $325-347.50; 300-399 lbs $273-330; 400-499 lbs $233-275; 500-599 lbs $208-255; 600-699 lbs $195-215.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $277-302.50; 300-399 lbs $258-280; 400-499 lbs $240-255; 500-599 lbs $208-235; 600-699 lbs $180-195; 700-799 lbs $180.
   BABY CALVES: Holstein $180-370; Beef $340-500.
   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
AUGUST 13, 2015 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 903; Last Week: 313; Year Ago: 759

   No good recent price comparison on feeders, undertone steady to firm. Demand moderate to good. Supply light, mostly 550-850 lbs offerings, near 68 percent steers, 20 percent heifers, 12 percent cows and 50 percent mostly steers over 600 lbs. Slaughter cows firm to $2 higher.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Pkg 488 lbs $294; two pkgs 550-575 lbs $251-253.50; 600-675 lbs $219-245.50; lot 720 lbs $230.10. Medium and Large 1-2: Two pkgs 500-520 lbs $260.50-265; 575-600 lbs $230-240; 625-700 lbs $210.50-235; 700-775 lbs $210-227.50; 800-875 lbs $195-212; lot 915 lbs $194.25.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Pkg 382 lbs $262; 410-480 lbs $240-245; few pkgs 535-565 lbs $225-236. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 499 lbs $242.50; 600-700 lbs $212.50-216.50. Medium 1-2: Few 600-700 lbs $199.50-210.50.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: Few pkgs 425-475 lbs $261-312; pkg 580 lbs $224.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, High Dressing few $114-117; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $108.50-114.50, High Dressing $114.50-120.50, pkg $120.75, Low Dressing $104-108; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $104.50-110.50, High Dressing few $113-118, Low Dressing $93-103, few shelly/weak $84-89.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1550-1950 lbs few $130-132, Low Dressing $126-127.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (7 head) few Choice 3: 1200-1400 lbs $142.25-144.25. ∆

Farmington Livestock Market
AUGUST 12, 2015 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 809; Last Week: 578; Year Ago: 1131

   Compared to last week, steers under 700 lbs sold $11-19 higher, the rest of the offering sold steady to $8 higher with good quality in the offering. Slaughter cows and bulls sold $2-3 lower; Demand good and supply light. Cows made up approximately 17 percent of the run, 83 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 46 percent of the offering, 39 percent heifers with 14 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 30 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 300-350 lbs $322-362.50; few 350-400 lbs $302.50-322.50; 400-500 lbs $270-303; 500-550 lbs $246-282; 550-600 lbs $231-259; 600-700 lbs $220-258.50; 700-775 lbs $209-220. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 268 lbs $280; few 325-400 lbs $287.50-305; 400-500 lbs $235-277; few 550-600 lbs $218-228; few 600-675 lbs $220-228.
   FEEDER HOLSTEINS: Large 3: Pkg 518 lbs $190.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 350-400 lbs $250-272.50; 400-500 lbs $232-271; 500-600 lbs $215-237.50; 600-700 lbs $200-217.50; few 725-800 lbs $185-207. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 275-300 lbs $255-260; pkg 332 lbs $252.50; few 400-500 lbs $205-240; 500-600 lbs $200-229.50; few 600-675 lbs $198-200; pkg 841 lbs $179.50.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 425-500 lbs $249-282.50; 500-600 lbs $225-255; 600-650 lbs $224-225; few 700-725 lbs $199-207. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 450-500 lbs $232.50-241; pkg 548 lbs $20; few 600-650 lbs $210-213; pkg 815 lbs $183.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, few $100.50-105, High Dressing $107-116.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, few $85-93.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1215-2060 lbs, Bulk $121.50-130, High Dressing $134.50-139.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium 1-2: 2-4 yrs old, 760-905 lbs, $178-190.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 5 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 1060-1690 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1575-2300 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Few short and solid mouth, 1020-1210 lbs with 190-340 lbs calves, $2100-2800 per pair. ∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
AUGUST 10, 2015 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 436   Week Ago: 411       Last Year: 703
Patton Livestock will start their auction at
10:00 am on September 14, 2015

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold uneven, from $15 higher to $3 lower on a light test. Slaughter cows sold steady, bulls sold $3 higher; Demand uneven and supply light. Cows made up approximately 15 percent of the run, 85 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 51 percent of the offering, 31 percent heifers with 18 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 31 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-275 lbs $320-347.50; 300-400 lbs $280-328; 400-500 lbs $260-297; few 500-575 lbs $228-230; 700-775 lbs $206-215; fleshy pkg 718 lbs $190; few 840 lbs $191-205. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 250-300 lbs $250-279; pkg 380 lbs $270; few 400-450 lbs $240-259; few 525-600 lbs $210-220; pkg 624 lbs $205.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 375-400 lbs $247-271; 400-500 lbs $226-249; 500-600 lbs $210-240; 650-700 lbs $189-195. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 300-400 lbs $232-246; few 425-500 lbs $216-234; few 500-600 lbs $209-225.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: Few 400-500 lbs $227-289; few 500-575 lbs $217-244; 650-700 lbs $208-211; pkg 703 lbs $189. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 400-450 lbs $225-260; 500-600 lbs $200-221; pkg 625 lbs $210; few 700-800 lbs $165-189.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $96-109.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, few $102-109, High Dressing, $111-119.50; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, few $92-105, High Dressing $110.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Very few 1340-1915 lbs Bulk $131-137.50, High Dressing $142.
   STOCKER COWS: Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 4-7 yrs old, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1600-1900 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few Short and solid mouth, 1040-1230 lbs with 190-240 lbs calves $1650-1975 per pair. ∆
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