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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 31, 2015
Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 610   Week Ago: 742       Last Year: 930
No sale Sept. 7 due to Labor day
Patton Livestock will start their auction at 10:00 am on
Sept. 14, 2015

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold $1-13 higher. Slaughter cows sold steady, bulls sold $4 lower; Demand good and supply light. Cows made up approximately 11 percent of the run, 89 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 32 percent of the offering, 46 percent heifers with 21 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 31 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 250-300 lbs $277.50-307.50; 300-400 lbs $270-300; 400-500 lbs $226-270; few 500-600 lbs $221-240; 600-675 lbs $206-227; 700-750 lbs $188-208.50. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 300-400 lbs $225-260; few 450-500 lbs $222-227.50; pkg 688 lbs $199; pkg 723 lbs $190.
  FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $250-255; few 300-400 lbs $225-257.50; 400-500 lbs $218-235; 500-600 lbs $205-224; few 600-650 lbs $185-201; part load 715 lbs $188.50; pkg 840 lbs $167. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 350-400 lbs $221-240; 425-500 lbs $200-225; 500-600 lbs $185-221; few 600-650 lbs $175-200; few 700-750 lbs $165-180; pkg 890 lbs $164.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $235-275; 500-600 lbs $212-247; 600-700 lbs $185-200. Medium and Large 1-2: few 400-500 lbs $210-240; 500-550 lbs $185-235; few 600-675 lbs $180-200.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $95-97, High Dressing $102-108; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, few $91-105, High Dressing, $110-112.50; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, few $85-96.50, High Dressing $103.50-105, Low Dressing $70-75.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Very few 1355-1930 lbs, Bulk $110-117, High Dressing $120.50-125.
   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, 1010-1225 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1400-1775 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: Very few 4-7 yrs old, 1040-1210 lbs with 190-320 lbs calves, $2036-2200 per pair. ∆

Farmington Livestock Market
SEPTEMBER 2, 2015 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 679; Last Week: 756; Year Ago: 767

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold steady to $14 higher. Slaughter cows and 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 50 percent of the offering, 35 percent heifers with 15 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 33 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $308-310; 300-400 lbs $270-310; 400-500 lbs $245-286; 500-550 lbs $235-261; 550-600 lbs $215-237.50; 600-700 lbs $210-225; pkg 705 lbs $200; 800-900 lbs $180-188.50. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 250-300 lbs $272.50-280; few 325-400 lbs $250-282; 400-500 lbs $210-255; few 525-575 lbs $202-223.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 300-325 lbs $271-275; 350-400 lbs $227.50-245; 400-500 lbs $230-260; 500-600 lbs $202-223; 600-700 lbs $186-204.50; few 800-850 lbs $181-182.50. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 300-400 lbs $210-225; few 425-500 lbs $200-225; 500-600 lbs $185-212; few 600-625 lbs $185-196.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: Few 400-475 lbs $250-260; 500-600 lbs $214.50-235; 600-700 lbs $180-213; pkg 730 lbs $185. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 425-450 lbs $200-240; few 550-600 lbs $200-205.50; pkg 700 lbs $175.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $100-102.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $95-100, High Dressing $106.50-107.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, few $95-100.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1250-1945 lbs, Bulk $110.50-120.50, High Dressing $131-137.
   STOCKER COWS: Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 4 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 785-1455 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1425-2400 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Few 4 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 970-1310 lbs with 220-380 lbs calves, $1850-2850 per pair. ∆

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
SEPTEMBER 4, 2015 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 291; Last Week: 1319; Year Ago: 712

   Compared to last week, insufficient volume of feeders for adequate price test, undertone lower. Demand light to moderate. Supply very light, mostly small packages of feeders, near 45 percent cows. Slaughter cows steady to $2 lower.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Pkg 429 lbs $279; pkg 528 lbs $231; pkg 632 lbs $210. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 568 lbs $226. Medium and Large 2: Pkg 595 lbs $215.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Two pkgs 420-435 lbs $254-257; two pkgs 500-550 lbs $223-225. Medium and Large 1-2: 560 lbs $218.50. Medium and Large 2: Pkg 570 lbs $202.50; two pkgs 640-690 lbs $183.50-195.50.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few pkgs 420-450 lbs $244-250.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $104-107, High Dressing Ind. $111.50, Low Dressing Ind. $99.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $101-108, High Dressing few $108.50-113.50, Low Dressing Ind. $98.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $93-103, High Dressing few $105-107, Low Dressing $84-90.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1500-2100 lbs few $125-130, High Dressing few $137.50-138, Ind. $141.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: Absent. ∆
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