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Patton Junction Livestock Auction
NOVEMBER 16, 2015 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 495   Week Ago: 1024       Last Year: 785
No sale Nov. 23 due to Thanksgiving

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold $2-12 higher. Slaughter cows sold $2 lower, bulls sold $1 higher; Demand good and supply light. Slaughter cows made up approximately 17 percent of the run, 83 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 31 percent of the offering, 41 percent heifers with 28 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 28 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $225-250; 300-350 lbs $227-251; 350-400 lbs $202.50-212; 450-475 lbs $181-195; 500-600 lbs $160-180; 600-700 lbs $150-166; few 700-725 lbs $145-160; pkg 842 lbs $145. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 300-400 lbs $183-210; 400-500 lbs $150-190; few 550-600 lbs $152-165; pkg 675 lbs $150.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-275 lbs $200; 300-400 lbs $165-195; 400-500 lbs $150-168; 500-600 lbs $148-162; 600-675 lbs $135-158; few 700-775 lbs $148-158; few 800-825 lbs $140-145. Medium and Large 1-2: 350-400 lbs $140-165; 400-500 lbs $130-155; 500-600 lbs $150-173; 600-700 lbs $144-161; 725-750 lbs $130-140.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-450 lbs $205-221; 450-500 lbs $170-189; 500-600 lbs $150-173; 600-700 lbs $144-161; few 700-800 lbs $130-145. Medium and Large 1-2: 400-500 lbs $158-186; few 500-600 lbs $140-167; few 625-700 lbs $125-145. 
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $70-74; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $67.50-73, High Dressing, $75-77;  Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, $60-67.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1050-2180 lbs, Bulk $88-93.50, High Dressing $104.
   STOCKER COWS: Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 3-7 yrs old, 1075-1458 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1140-1410 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Scarce. ∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
NOVEMBER 17, 2015 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 430; Last Week: 440; Year Ago: 522
No Sale Thanksgiving week Nov. 24th, Christmas or New Years weeks Dec. 22nd or 29th.

   Several nice size bunches of preconditioned feeders and a rainy day made for a stronger than anticipated market today. Market was uneven where there were larger groups $9-22 higher.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $240; 300-399 lbs $184-214; 400-499 lbs $167-208; 500-599 lbs $160-188; 600-699 lbs $174-196, 700-799 lbs $160-165.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $176; 300-399 lbs $164-179; 400-499 lbs $155-179; 500-599 lbs $147-177; 600-699 lbs $140-148; 700-799 lbs $155.
   BABY CALVES: Holstein $115-230; Beef $185-415.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking (fat), $64-69, High Dressing $68-71, Low Dressing $60-63; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $67-71, High Dressing $72-77.50, Low Dressing $58-66; Lean (skinny), $64-68, High Dressing $69-73, Low Dressing $54-63.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: High Yield Low $85, High Yield High $101; Low Yield Low $60, Low Yield High $85. ∆

Farmington Livestock Market
NOVEMBER 18, 2015 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 484; Last Week: 806; Year Ago: 729

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold steady to $8 lower with lower than average quality. Slaughter cows sold $2 lower and bulls sold $4 lower; Demand and supply light. Cows made up approximately 20 percent of the run, 80 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 48 percent of the offering, 45 percent heifers with 7 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 30 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 300-400 lbs $192-230; few 400-500 lbs $170-185; 500-600 lbs $170-190; 600-700 lbs $152-181.50; 750-800 lbs $145-160; pkg 855 lbs $149.50. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 450-500 lbs $160-170; 500-600 lbs $154-174.50; few 725-775 lbs $135-145.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Pkg 258 lbs $182; pkg 320 lbs $181; 400-500 lbs $156-184; 500-600 lbs $150-166; 600-650 lbs $141-154; 700-725 lbs $125-147. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 300-400 lbs $152-170; few 400-500 lbs $140-167; few 500-550 lbs $126-147; pkg 675 lbs $125.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: Few 475-500 lbs $181-185; few 550-575 lbs $158-171; pkg 675 lbs $135. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 495 lbs $157.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $59-71; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $67.50-71, High Dressing $77.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $60.50-65.50, High Dressing $71.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1315-1985 lbs, Bulk $90-91.50, High Dressing $94.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium 1-2: 3-5 yrs old, 775-940 lbs, $134.50-142.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 4 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 980-1250 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1300-1700 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Few 4-7 yrs old, 960-1205 lbs with 120-360 lbs calves, $1400-1800 per pair. ∆
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