Livestock Reports

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
AUGUST 21, 2015 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 540; Last Week: 903

   Compared to last week, a very light test of feeder cattle for this Friday with a few 550-650 steers trading steady with last week and all other weights had too few numbers to test. Slaughter cows sold mostly steady with last week. The August 1st Cattle on Feed Report appears to be neutral as Cattle on Feed was very close to expectations at 102.6 percent. Placements came in at 99 percent and Marketings at 97 percent both lighter than expected and were lowest for the month of July since the series began in 1996. Feeder supply included 65 percent steers and bulls and 35 percent heifers, with 38 percent weighing over 600 lbs. Slaughter and replacement cows accounted for near 35 percent of total receipts.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 400-485 lbs $285-295; pkg 548 lbs $275, lot 560 lbs $256; lot 630 lbs $242.50; pkg fleshy 670 lbs $217.50. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 402 lbs $271; pkg 485 lbs $241; pkg 562 lbs $224.50; 600-650 lbs $220.50-227; pkg 767 lbs $200.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 465-475 lbs $236-238; pkg 557 lbs $225; few fleshy 580-595 lbs $200-208; lot 602 lbs $217.50; 650-660 lbs fleshy $201.50-204. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 300-400 lbs $265-283; few 430-490 lbs $210-220; few 675-700 lbs $181.50-187.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: Pkg 390 lbs $280; 400-450 lbs $266-273; 500-525 lbs $236-242; 550-600 lbs $223-230; lot 727 lbs $200.50; 580 lbs $224.
   BRED COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 3-7 yrs 1050-1585 lbs 2nd-3rd stage $2175-2375; few Middle aged to aged cows 1100-1400 lbs 3rd stage $1550-1930. Pairs: Medium and Large 1: 5 yrs to short solid 1250-1450 lbs w/150-350 lbs calves $2675-3060. Medium and Large 1-2: 5 yrs to aged 1050-1500 lbs w/150-300 lb calves $2090-2630, pkg thin w/150 lb calves $1925.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $105-112.50, High Dressing few $112.50-117.50, Low Dressing $96.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $108.50-113.50, High Dressing $114-118, Low Dressing $101-108; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $102-109, High Dressing few $110-115, Low Dressing $93-101, few shelly/weak $80-90.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1450-2150 few $133.50-139.50, High Dressing few $140.50-143.50, Low Dressing $124-128.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (7 head) Few Choice-Select 2-3 pkg 1465 lbs $137. Select 1-2: Few 1050-1165 lbs $130.50-132.50. Several heiferettes returning to feed 890-985 lbs $130.50-148. ∆

Farmington Livestock Market
AUGUST 19, 2015 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 858; Last Week: 809; Year Ago: 956

   Compared to last week, heifers under 700 lbs sold $2-13 higher, the rest of the offering sold $1-12 lower. Slaughter cows sold $3 lower and bulls sold steady; Demand uneven and supply light. Cows made up approximately 15 percent of the run, 85 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 44 percent of the offering, 43 percent heifers with 13 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 46 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-275 lbs $305-310; 325-400 lbs $275-308; 400-500 lbs $265-299; 500-600 lbs $225-255; 600-675 lbs $225-234; 700-775 lbs $203-222.50; 825-900 lbs $190-204.75. Medium and Large 1-2: 400-500 lbs $225-265; few 500-550 lbs $220-241; few 600-700 lbs $200-234; pkg 840 lbs $198.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $287-305; 300-375 lbs $259.50-276; 400-475 lbs $226-251; 500-600 lbs $212-240; 600-700 lbs $198.50-219; 750-800 lbs $190.50-194. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 363 lbs $210; few 400-450 lbs $210-246; few 500-550 lbs $210-227.50; few 625-700 lbs $198-200; pkg 780 lbs $180. Medium 2: Few 450-500 lbs $191-200.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $248-297; 500-600 lbs $215-235; 600-675 lbs $185-217. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 550-600 lbs $207-229; few 600-650 lbs $191-218; pkg 815 lbs $183.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $102.50-109; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, few $101.50-108.50, High Dressing $110-116; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, few $89-101, High Dressing $102.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1030-2120 lbs, Bulk $118-128.50, High Dressing $131-138.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium 1-2: 3-4 yrs old, 690-1065 lbs, $124-196.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 3-7 yrs old, 965-1325 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage $1700-2350 per head. Short and solid mouth, 1020-1535 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1400-2050 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Few 4 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 960-1320 lbs with 120-360 lbs calves, $1800-2750 per pair. ∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
AUGUST 18, 2015 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 362; Last Week: 349; Year Ago: 473
No Sale Sept. 8th, Labor Day

   Very light run of feeder cattle today. Too light to test, however in most weight ranges it appeared to be slightly lower from last week.
   FEEDER STEERS: 300-399 lbs $279-308; 400-499 lbs $233-265; 500-599 lbs $210-234; 600-699 lbs $221-234.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 300-399 lbs $248-264; 400-499 lbs $215-245; 500-599 lbs $208-221; 600-699 lbs $190-200; 700-799 lbs $188.
   BABY CALVES: Brown $90-160; Holstein $180-275; Beef $300-445.
   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.
   BRED COWS: Exceptional good quality black cows 2-5 yrs old 3rd stage $2600-2750; Short & Solid 3rd stage $1850-2050; Good quality Char cows short solid 2nd & 3rd stage $1625-1800; Char cow/calf pairs 7 yrs to old $1750-2475. ∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
AUGUST 17, 2015 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 349   Week Ago: 436       Last Year: 562
No Sale Sept. 7 Due To Labor Day

   Compared to last week, steers sold $5-12 higher and heifers sold steady to $6 higher on a light test. Slaughter cows sold $2 lower, bulls sold $4 lower; Demand good and supply light. Cows made up approximately 16 percent of the run, 84 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 36 percent of the offering, 38 percent heifers with 26 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 20 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 275-300 lbs $300-325; 300-400 lbs $284-332.50; 400-500 lbs $263-306; few 500-600 lbs $230-245; few 750-775 lbs $205-210; pkg 825 lbs $180. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 375-400 lbs $254-265; few 450-500 lbs $250-261; few 550-575 lbs $215-223.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $245-268; 400-500 lbs $226-249; few 500-600 lbs $210-230; few 600-650 lbs $200-208; pkg 785 lbs $168; pkg 805 lbs $160. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 280 lbs $250; few 350-400 lbs $225-260; few 425-500 lbs $200-225; few 500-550 lbs $180-219.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: Few 400-475 lbs $260-282; 500-600 lbs $220-240; 600-700 lbs $209-221; few 700-725 lbs $195-199. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 450-500 lbs $229-246; pkg 525 lbs $190; pkg 760 lbs $180.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $100-109; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, few $99-107, High Dressing, $112-125; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, few $100-103.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Very few 1225-2160 lbs bulk $123-134.
   STOCKER COWS: Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 4-7 yrs old, 1075-1350 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1500-2110 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Scarce. ∆
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