Livestock Reports

Farmington Livestock Market
DECEMBER 16, 2015 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 594; Last Week: 1638; Year Ago: 650

   Compared to last week, 300 lbs offering and 500 lbs steers sold $3-5 lower, the rest of the offering sold $1-10 higher. Slaughter cows sold $1 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 39 percent of the offering, 44 percent heifers with 17 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 26 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $200-212.50; 300-400 lbs $171-187.50; 400-500 lbs $165-188; 500-600 lbs $150-170; 600-700 lbs $127.50-156; 700-800 lbs $130-163.50; few 850-900 lbs $120-122.50. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 350-400 lbs $147-170; few 400-500 lbs $135-156; few 500-600 lbs $124.50-140.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Pkg 290 lbs $172; 300-400 lbs $151-174; 400-500 lbs $130-174; 500-600 lbs $125-145.50; 600-700 lbs $117-139; few 700-800 lbs $114-130. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 252 lbs $150; few 300-400 lbs $134-150; few 400-500 lbs $116-135; few 500-600 lbs $110-127.50; few 600-625 lbs $110-127; pkg 770 lbs $110.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: Few 400-500 lbs $140-172; 500-600 lbs $129-162; 600-700 lbs $116-138.50; few 750-800 lbs $113-123. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 400-500 lbs $115-153.50; pkg 715 lbs $112.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $63-65.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $57.50-64, High Dressing $65.50-70; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $45-55, High Dressing $60.50-62.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1290-1920 lbs, bulk $85-88.50, High Dressing $93-94.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 3-7 yrs old, 940-1435 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1350-1500 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Few short and solid mouth, 960-1330 lbs with 170-310 lbs calves, $1200-1225 per pair. ∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
DECEMBER 15, 2015 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 559; Last Week: 569; Year Ago: 627

   Can we hope that being closed 2 weeks that we will be able to come back in January and wake up and it’s all just a bad dream? The market continues to dive lower and lower. Merry Christmas, see you all in January.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $181-190; 300-399 lbs $162-186; 400-499 lbs $150-170; 500-599 lbs $142-162.50; 600-699 lbs $126-154; 700-799 lbs $134-146; 800-1000 lbs $118-131.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $162-200; 300-399 lbs $145-158; 400-499 lbs $141-153; 500-599 lbs $137-151; 600-699 lbs $123-142.
   BABY CALVES: Holstein $75-205; Beef $280. Last week, no calves this week.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $55-58, High Dressing $59-62, Low Dressing $50-54; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $60-63, High Dressing $64-67, Low Dressing $55-59; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $55-57, High Dressing $58-62, Low Dressing $47-55.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: High Yield Low $75, High Yield High $86; Low Yield Low $60, Low Yield High $70. ∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
DECEMBER 14, 2015 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 741   Week Ago: 1276       Last Year: 985

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold $5-13 lower. Slaughter cows sold $10 lower, few bulls sold $1 lower; Demand and supply light. Slaughter cows made up approximately 16 percent of the run, 84 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 38 percent of the offering, 41 percent heifers with 22 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 26 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $180-210; 300-350 lbs $189-211; 350-400 lbs $166-186; 400-500 lbs $155-177.50; 500-600 lbs $146-171; few 600-700 lbs $138-149; few 700-800 lbs $121-137. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 300-400 lbs $140-171; few 400-450 lbs $153-160; few 450-500 lbs $153-160; few 500-600 lbs $125-145; pkg 682 lbs $125. Medium 2: Pkg 350 lbs $125.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $144-185; 400-450 lbs $145-179; 450-500 lbs $130-144; 500-600 lbs $121-142.50; 600-700 lbs $121-135; pkg 735 lbs $121; few 800-850 lbs $106-124. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 350-400 lbs $125-144; 400-500 lbs $121-135; 500-600 lbs $113-129; few 600-700 lbs $110-121; few 725-775 lbs $110-120. Medium 2: Pkg 305 lbs $131.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 425-500 lbs $148-165; 500-600 lbs $135-160; 600-700 lbs $127-140; 700-775 lbs $121-135; pkg 843 lbs $125. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 500-550 lbs $125-136.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $55-59.50, High Dressing $62-64.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $53.50-59.50, High Dressing, few $61.50-65; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, Scarce.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1300-2160 lbs, Bulk $75-84.
   STOCKER COWS: Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 2-7 yrs old, 920-1420 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1220-1925 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Scarce. ∆
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