Livestock Reports

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
AUGUST 28, 2015 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 1319; Last Week: 540; Year Ago: 319

   Compared to two weeks ago, steers steady to $5 lower and heifers mostly steady. Demand moderate. Supply moderate on a feeder special, mostly 500-800 lbs offerings, near 48 percent steers, 45 percent heifers, 7 percent cows and 40 percent feeders over 600 lbs. Slaughter cows compared to last week $4-5 lower.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few small pkgs 400-500 lbs $258-294; 500-600 lbs $233-253; 600-700 lbs $221-233; few thin $234-237; two pkgs 725-750 lbs $216.50-223. Medium and Large 1-2: 600-700 lbs $217.50-227, few thin $233-233.50; 700-775 lbs $205.50-221.50; 800-850 lbs $194.50-199, pot/load blacks 813 lbs $205.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few small pkgs 400-500 lbs $240-260; 500-600 lbs $222.50-238, pkg thin $243; 600-675 lbs $207-225; pot/load blacks 777 lbs $200. Medium and Large 1-2: 500-550 lbs $220-223.50, few thin $233.50-235.50; 600-700 lbs $197.50-218; 700-750 lbs $189.50-199; pkg 800 lbs $182.50; few pkgs 875-900 lbs $175.75-177.50. Medium and Large 2: Lot thin 580 lbs $235. Medium 2: Pkg thin 470 lbs $234.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $101-107, Low Dressing $95-99.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $102.50-108, few High Dressing $108-109, Low Dressing $95-99.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $97.50-104.50, High Dressing few $105-107.50, Ind. $112, Low Dressing $91-96.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1650-2325 lbs $130-135, High Dressing few $135-138, Low Dressing $120-127.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (10 head) few oddis Select and Choice 1-3: 1175-1375 lbs $130.50-135. ∆

Farmington Livestock Market
AUGUST 26, 2015 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 756; Last Week: 858; Year Ago: 402

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold $10-18 lower. Slaughter cows and bulls sold $4 lower; Demand and supply light. Cows made up approximately 29 percent of the run, 71 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 42 percent of the offering, 39 percent heifers with 20 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 23 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $270-316; 400-450 lbs $274-297; 450-500 lbs $246-276; 500-600 lbs $220-234.50; 600-700 lbs $205-223.50; 700-725 lbs $202-207.50; part load 920 lbs $185. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 363 lbs $225; few 425-500 lbs $230-265; few 500-550 lbs $215-227.50; few 600-700 lbs $180-211; pkg 820 lbs $175.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $250-272; 300-375 lbs $238-267.50; 400-500 lbs $220-257; 500-600 lbs $198-217; 600-675 lbs $160-199; pkg 830 lbs $183. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 325-400 lbs $190-228; few 400-500 lbs $200-220; 500-600 lbs $180-218; pkg 685 lbs $183.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $250-290; 500-600 lbs $208-234.50. Medium and Large 1-2: 425-500 lbs $212.50-240; few 500-550 lbs $217.50-222.50.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $99-102.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, few $95-103.50, High Dressing $106.50-107.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, few $92.50-100.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1100-2125 lbs, Bulk $110.50-124, High Dressing $127.50-133.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium 1-2: 3-5 yrs old, 815-1050 lbs, $143-184.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 3-7 yrs old, 792-1445 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1575-2500 per head. Short and solid mouth, 1035-1395 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1450-1700 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Few 4-7 yrs old, 850-1510 lbs with 160-460 lbs calves, $2025-2850 per pair. Short and solid mouth, 920-1260 lbs with 170-380 lbs calves, $1550-2575 per pair. ∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
AUGUST 25, 2015 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 298; Last Week: 362; Year Ago: 259
NO SALE: Labor Day Week, Tuesday Sept. 8

   All things considered with the stock market as a whole our market held pretty well. Overall most weights where there were enough to test, prices were $1-5 lower.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $263-307.50; 300-399 lbs $279-305; 400-499 lbs $218-255; 500-599 lbs $207-233; 600-699 lbs $188-197.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $255-295; 300-399 lbs $240-263; 400-499 lbs $221-239; 500-599 lbs $194-205; 600-699 lbs $186-193; 700-799 lbs $166-175.
   BABY CALVES: Brown $90-160, Holstein $310-440, Beef $300-560.
   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: Weed of 8/18/25. 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 24, 2015 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 742   Week Ago: 349       Last Year: 364
NO SALE: Sept. 7 due to Labor Day

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold $12-25 lower with lower quality in the offering and some fallout from the stock market. Slaughter cows sold $2 lower, bulls not well tested; Demand very light and supply light. Cows made up approximately 10 percent of the run, 90 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 41 percent of the offering, 36 percent heifers with 23 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 22 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 250-300 lbs $270-303; few 300-350 lbs $275-300; 350-400 lbs $252.50-285; 400-500 lbs $240-270; few 500-600 lbs $213-229; few 600-700 lbs $205.50-213; 700-775 lbs $181-194; few 825-850 lbs $179.50-181.50; pkg 944 lbs $178.50. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $225-275; few 400-475 lbs $225-246; few 500-600 lbs $206-220; pkg 633 lbs $180.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $221-240; 400-500 lbs $210-227; few 500-600 lbs $189-217; fleshy pkg 538 lbs $180; few 600-625 lbs $190.50-199.50; few 700-750 lbs $170-176. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 275-300 lbs $223-240; few 300-400 lbs $200-235; 400-500 lbs $190-221; few 500-600 lbs $180-209; few 600-650 lbs $165-175.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $220-275; 500-600 lbs $200-226; 600-700 lbs $180-200. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 425-500 lbs $200-226; few 500-550 lbs $180-210; few 600-650 lbs $175-201; few 700-750 lbs $160-178.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $96-100, High Dressing $103-108; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, few $91-105, High Dressing, $110-122; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, few $90-95, High Dressing $98-105, Low Dressing $70-75.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Very few 1260-1985 lbs, Bulk $115-122, High Dressing $125-133.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium 1-2: 2-3 yrs old, 820-1055 lbs $129-140.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Very few 4-7 yrs old, 1025-1220 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1590-1750 per head. 
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Scarce. ∆

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