Livestock Reports

Farmington Livestock Market
JANUARY 27, 2016 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 1601; Last Week: 271; Year Ago: 614

   Compared to last week, steers sold $6-25 higher, heifers sold $1-20 higher. Slaughter cows sold $3 higher and bulls were sold steady; Demand good and supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 10 percent of the run, 90 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 55 percent of the offering, 39 percent heifers with 6 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 44 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 250-300 lbs $227.50-240; 300-400 lbs $207.50-224; 400-500 lbs $195-225; 500-600 lbs $171.50-212.50; 600-700 lbs $150-173.50; 700-800 lbs $140-161.50; 800-875 lbs $136-149; 900-1000 lbs $130-135; few 1025-1050 lbs $125-128. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 375-400 lbs $192-200; few 400-500 lbs $172-202; 500-575 lbs $140-176; few 650-700 lbs $135-152. Large 1: Pkg 650 lbs $128.
   FEEDER HOLSTEINS: Large 3: Pkg 455 lbs $122; pkg 520 lbs $118.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $170-190; 400-500 lbs $160-186; 500-600 lbs $145-167; fancy pkg 563 lbs $169; 600-700 lbs $140-163; fancy 600-650 lbs $164-177; 700-800 lbs $130-145; 800-875 lbs $121-137. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 275 lbs $170; few 350-400 lbs $155-176; 450-500 lbs $145-164; 500-600 lbs $131-152.50; 600-700 lbs $125-147.50; few 775-800 lbs $119-125.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 475-500 lbs $205-207; 500-575 lbs $160-194; few 600-675 lbs $142-159.50. Medium 1-2: Pkg 720 lbs $128.50.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, High Dressing few $70-76.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $61-71.50, High Dressing $74.50-76; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $55-63.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: few 1380-2060 lbs $81.50-93.
   STOCKER COWS: Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 4 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 788-1560 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1250-1700 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Scarce. ∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
JANUARY 25, 2016
Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 608   Week Ago: 841       Last Year: 622

   Compared to last week, 500-600 lbs heifers sold $3 lower, the rest of the offering sold $4-20 higher. Slaughter cows and bulls sold $1 higher; Demand uneven and supply light. Slaughter cows made up approximately 17 percent of the run, 83 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 30 percent of the offering, 48 percent heifers with 22 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 21 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $235-257.50; 300-400 lbs $212-257.50; 400-500 lbs $185-244; 500-600 lbs $167-201; few 600-650 lbs $160; 700-800 lbs $140-147; few 800-825 lbs $125-130. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 375-400 lbs $177.50-212.50; few 400-500 lbs $170-194; few 650-700 lbs $135-143.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $190-217.50; 300-400 lbs $180-210; 400-500 lbs $156-172.50; 500-600 lbs $141-165; 600-700 lbs $128-140; few 700-750 lbs $125-137.50. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 300-400 lbs $152-180; few 400-500 lbs $142-160; 500-600 lbs $120-145; few 700-750 lbs $125-127.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $180-206; 500-600 lbs $155.50-181; 600-700 lbs $132-156; few 700-750 lbs $135-139. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 443 lbs $149; few 500-525 lbs $135-168.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $65-68.50, High Dressing $75.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $65-67.50, High Dressing, $69-74; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, few $59-63.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1360-2140 lbs, Bulk $81-88, High Dressing $91-95.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 3 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 870-1438 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1470-1775 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: 5 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 1010-1410 lbs with 200-320 lbs calves, $1575-2100 per pair. ∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
JANUARY 26, 2016 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 284; Last Week: 402; Year Ago: 290

   Light run of cattle high demand. Where there was enough to test trends were $1 instances of $15-20 higher.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $246-254; 300-399 lbs $215-240; 400-499 lbs $167-210; 500-599 lbs $140-175; 600-699 lbs $142-159; 700-799 lbs $139-149.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Under 200 $211; 300-399 lbs $190-212.50; 400-499 lbs $166-174; 500-599 lbs $130-155; 600-699 lbs $11-134.50.
   BABY CALVES: Holstein $100-185.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $57-60, High Dressing $61-65, Low Dressing $52-56; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $66-71, High Dressing $72-78, Low Dressing $62-65; 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. ∆

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
JANUARY 29, 2016 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 2490; Last Week: 924; Year Ago: 909

   Compared to two weeks ago, steers and heifers $5-10 higher. Demand moderate to good early with late sales light. Supply heavy on a feeder special mostly weaned 500-800 lbs offerings, near 64 percent steers, 28 percent heifers, 8 percent cows and 35 percent feeders over 600 lbs. Slaughter cows $1-3 higher compared to last week.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Pkg thin 385 lbs $225; few 420-450 lbs $209-217; 500-575 lbs $185-208; 600-700 lbs $158.50-182.50; 700-800 lbs $151.50-169.75; lot thin 722 lbs $173.75; few 800-850 lbs $148-151. Medium and Large 1-2: 550-600 lbs $172-189; 600-700 lbs $154-179; 700-800 lbs $146-166; few 800-850 lbs $143.50-151.25; two loads 950-960 lbs $140.25-143.25; load 1020 lbs $137.25. Medium 1: 725-750 lbs $144-146.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few pkgs thin 365-385 lbs $189-202; few 400-500 lbs $170-183; pkg thin 408 lbs $189; 500-600 lbs $154-167, few fleshy $145-151; 600-700 lbs $147.50-163.75, few fleshy $135.50-140.50. Medium and Large 1-2: 500-600 lbs $147-161.50; 600-700 lbs $135.50-157; few 730-760 lbs $132.50-140.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $74.50-83, High Dressing Ind. $89.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $76.50-82, High Dressing $82-87, few gaunt Indis. $87.50-91.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $69.50-74.50, High Dressing $77-82, few gaunt Indis. $82-84, Low Dressing $59-69.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1350-2200 lbs few $97.50-105.50, High Dressing few $107.50-111.50.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (20 head) few Choice 3-4 1275-1450 lbs $122.50-125.50. ∆
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