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Fruitland Livestock Market
JANUARY 12, 2016 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 223; Last Week: 338; Year Ago: 304

   Very light supply today. We are going to call it uneven. Where there were enough to test the market it appeared to be steady with some weights $1-4 higher.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $202.50; 300-399 lbs $226-231; 400-499 lbs $177-200; 500-599 lbs $158-182; 600-699 lbs $144-155; 700-799 lbs $137-155; 800-1000 lbs $127.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Under 200 lbs $242.50; 200-299 lbs $206-215; 300-399 lbs $186-202.50; 400-499 lbs $163-175; 500-599 lbs $148-160; 600-699 lbs $132-145.
   BABY CALVES: Holstein $110-240; Beef $300.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $57-60, High Dressing $61-65, Low Dressing $52-56; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $63-66, High Dressing $67-72, Low Dressing $59-62; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $57-60, High Dressing $61-67, Low Dressing $50-56.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: High Yield Low $80, High Yield High $92; Low Yield Low $60, Low Yield High $80. ∆

Farmington Livestock Market
JANUARY 13, 2016 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 1292; Last Week: 1466; Year Ago: 1121

   Compared to last week, steers sold $4-10 higher, the heifer offering sold $2-14 lower. Slaughter cows sold $4 lower and bulls were scarce. Demand uneven and supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 7 percent of the run, 93 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 42 percent of the offering, 49 percent heifers with 8 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 35 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 300-400 lbs $200-225; 400-450 lbs $198-213; 450-500 lbs $170-201; 500-600 lbs $170-198; 600-700 lbs $150-174; 700-800 lbs $140-160; few 800-850 lbs $140-145; few 900-925 lbs $125-135. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 350-400 lbs $160-180; few 400-425 lbs $185-205; few 450-475 lbs $155-178; 500-600 lbs $136-184; pkg 700 lbs $140.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $160-185; 400-500 lbs $150-176; 500-600 lbs $140-166; 600-700 lbs $134-157; few 700-800 lbs $123-138; fancy replacement pkg 713 lbs $148; pkg 817 lbs $125. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 300-400 lbs $135-165; 400-500 lbs $130-150; 500-600 lbs $115-150; few 600-700 lbs $123-132; few 750-800 lbs $125-129; pkg 823 lbs $125.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: Few 425-500 lbs $160-209; 500-600 lbs $153-187.50; few 600-700 lbs $125-149; pkg 724 lbs $124. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 450-500 lbs $150-156; few 530 lbs $132-140.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $60-64.50, High Dressing $71.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $60-65, High Dressing $68.50-74.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $50-54.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Scarce.
   STOCKER COWS: Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 5 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 930-1320 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1225-1890 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: Scarce. ∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
JANUARY 11, 2016 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 791   Week Ago: 646       Last Year: 754

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold uneven, from $3 higher to $4 lower. Slaughter cows sold $5 lower, few bulls sold steady; Demand uneven and supply light. Slaughter cows made up approximately 8 percent of the run, 92 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 38 percent of the offering, 42 percent heifers with 20 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 26 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 275-300 lbs $202.50-225; 300-400 lbs $202.50-255; 400-500 lbs $180-210; 500-600 lbs $160-180; 600-700 lbs $146-159; 700-775 lbs $135-147; few 800-850 lbs $135-137.50. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 250-300 lbs $160-180; few 300-400 lbs $170-206; few 425-450 lbs $182.50-184; few 475-500 lbs $125-150; few 500-600 lbs $127-159; few 600-675 lbs $130-145.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $195-200; 300-400 lbs $172.50-209; 400-500 lbs $146-170; 500-600 lbs $135-167; 600-675 lbs $128-143.50; 700-775 lbs $128-138. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 300-400 lbs $135-170; 400-500 lbs $135-156; 500-600 lbs $125-146; few 600-675 lbs $125-131; 700-800 lbs $117-135; pkg 885 lbs $113.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $168-195; 500-600 lbs $140-175; 600-700 lbs $125-158; 700-800 lbs $125-143. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 410 lbs $153; few 525-600 lbs $125-159.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $63-69; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $65-69, High Dressing, $72.50-74.50; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, few $48-60.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1575-1840 lbs, Bulk $80-85, High Dressing $89.50-91.
   STOCKER COWS: Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 4-7 yrs old, 1020-1490 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1400-1600 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: 4-7 yrs old, 960-1460 lbs with 210-340 lbs calves, $1730-1930 per pair. ∆

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
JANUARY 15, 2016 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 2360; Last Week: 1395; Year Ago: 1745

   Compared to last week, steers 400-550 lbs weak to $10 lower over 550 lbs and heifers, unevenly steady. Demand moderate to good early with late sales light. Supply heavy on a feeder special, mostly weaned 450-850 lbs offerings, near 59 steers and bulls, 31 percent heifers, 8 percent cows, 2 percent slaughter steers and heifers and 28 percent feeders over 600 lbs. Slaughter cows firm to $2 higher.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Small pkgs 410-485 lbs $185.50-210; 500-600 lbs $165-194; 600-700 lbs $160.50-172.50; 700-800 lbs $145.50-165; few 800-850 lbs $139.50-142.25. Medium and Large 1-2: 400-500 lbs $167-186; 500-600 lbs $150.50-185; 600-700 lbs $145.50-167; 700-800 lbs $135.50-152.50; few 800-850 lbs $134-139.25; few 925-975 lbs $125.50-136.25. Medium 1: 400-500 lbs $171-186; 500-600 lbs $160-165.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Small pkgs 400-500 lbs $159-168, thin 400-425 lbs $175-186.50; 500-600 lbs $148.50-159.50; 600-675 lbs $140-153.50, pkg thin $160. Medium and Large 1-2: 450-475 lbs $148-166.50; 500-600 lbs $135.50-140.50; 600-700 lbs $130.50-145, few fleshy $125.50; few 700-725 lbs $135-144.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1-2: 400-425 lbs $171-174; 500-525 lbs $155.50-157.50
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, few $72-78, High Dressing $78-82, Low Dressing $65-70; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $72-78, High Dressing $78.50-83.50, few gaunt $86.50-90, Low Dressing $65-70; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $67-72, High Dressing $72-78, few gaunt $78.50-79.50, Low Dressing $62-67, few $57-60 shelly.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1350-2150 lbs $88-98.50, High Dressing few $103.50-104.50, Low Dressing $82.50-86.50.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (50 head) Choice with Prime ends 2-4 1200-1400 lbs $125-128.75 ∆
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