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Fruitland Livestock Market
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 235; Last Week: 158; Year Ago: no sale

   Weather market again today – trends were steady. On the good quality, preconditioned cattle market showed $5-9 higher.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $205-228; 300-399 lbs $152-210; 400-499 lbs $194-199.50; 500-599 lbs $164-181; 600-699 lbs $142-156; 700-799 lbs $144-151.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 300-399 lbs $171-203; 400-499 lbs $152-170; 500-599 lbs $150-160; 600-699 lbs $142-145.
   BABY CALVES: Holstein $100-175; Beef $190.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $62-68, High Dressing $69-75; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $72-79, High Dressing $78-84, Low Dressing $67-70; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $67-71, High Dressing $72-78, Low Dressing $50-60.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: High Yield Low $92, High Yield High $105; Low Yield Low $60, Low Yield High $85. ∆

Farmington Livestock Market
FEBRUARY 17, 2016 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 747; Last Week: 1029; Year Ago: 0

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold steady to $10 higher. Slaughter cows sold steady and bulls sold $2 higher. Demand good and supply light. Cows made up approximately 10 percent of the run, 90 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 51 percent of the offering, 46 percent heifers with 4 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 51 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 350-400 lbs $203-222; 400-500 lbs $193-220; 500-550 lbs $191-203; 550-600 lbs $175-188; 600-700 lbs $150-175; 700-800 lbs $143.75-157; 800-875 lbs $135-146.75; pkg 910 lbs $135. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 450-500 lbs $184-188; few 550-575 lbs $156-168; pkg 648 lbs $154.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 325-375 lbs $178-188; 400-500 lbs $156-184; 500-600 lbs $135-163.50; 600-700 lbs $130-153; fancy replacement 650-700 lbs $165-172; few 700-800 lbs $128-143. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 275 lbs $170; few 400-450 lbs $140-165; few 500-525 lbs $137-144; few 600-625 lbs $125-132; pkg 713 lbs $125.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: Few 500-575 lbs $175-190; few 625-650 lbs $152-152.50; pkg 782 lbs $134; pkg 945 lbs $128.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, Scarce; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $60.50-67, High Dressing $72-75; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, few $60-64.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1195-2070 lbs $87.50-92, High Dressing $95-100.
   STOCKER COWS: Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 5-7 yrs old, 928-1485 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1325-2075 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Scarce. ∆

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
FEBRUARY 19, 2016 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 2003; Last Week: 2418; Year Ago: 495

   Compared to last week, Friday’s sale was a Bred Cow Special, with a light offering of feeder cattle. Steer and heifer calves under 600 lbs traded steady to firm with instances $3-5 higher on calves going to grass selling with good weighing conditions; best advance was on 4 weight steers and heifers. Slaughter cows traded fully steady to firm, spots $2 higher on the high dressing cows. Supply included 48 percent cows. Feeder supply included 60 percent steers, 40 percent heifers and 20 percent weighing over 600 lbs.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs few $202.50-217; 500-550 lbs few $190.50-200; 550-600 lbs few $176-186; 600-650 lbs few $165-175. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 350-400 lbs $211-216; lot thin 475 lbs $206; few 500-550 lbs $185-186; pkg thin 505 lbs $200.50; lot 588 lbs $182.50; 600-700 lbs $150.50-163; pkg 765 lbs $151.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 400-450 lbs $174-185; 450-500 lbs $161-168.50; 500-600 lbs $155-167.50. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $188-195; 400-500 lbs $166.50-175.50; pkg 525 lbs $155; lot thin 545 lbs $164.75; lot 665 lbs thin $150.25.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: Pkg 635 lbs $150.50. Medium and Large 1-2: 500-525 lbs $175-175.50; pkg 570 lbs $137.50; pkg 810 lbs $127.50.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $76.50-82, High Dressing few $82.50-85.50, Ind. $88, Low Dressing $70-75; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $76-82, High Dressing $82-86.50, few gaunt $88-93, Low Dressing $71-75; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $67.50-77, High Dressing few $77-81, Low Dressing $55-65.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1500-2000 lbs $95-101.50, High Dressing $102-106, Low Dressing $88-88.50.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (50 head) Choice and Select 1-3 1290-1450 lbs $123-125; few Select 1-2 $117.50-121.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1: Heifers consignment 20 hd top quality Blk 1150-1200 lbs 3rd stage $2325; 3-6 yrs mostly blk 1150-1645 lbs 3rd stage $1975-2400. Medium and Large 1-2: Heifers 915-1060 lbs 3rd stage $1850-1975; 4-7 yrs 1250-1700 lbs 3rd stage $1300-1650, few $1750-1925; short solid to aged 1250-1725 lbs 3rd stage $1210-1400, few short solid $1530. Medium and Large 2: Few 5-7 yrs 1100-1250 lbs 3rd stage $1150-1385; few short solid to aged 1000-1200 lbs $900-1175.
   PAIRS: Medium and Large 1: Heifer pairs pkg 1050 lbs w/100 lb calves $2300; few 3-5 yrs 1050-1250 lbs w/150-200 lb calves $2400. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 5-7 yrs 1125-1600 lbs w/200 lb calves $1625-1975. ∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
FEBRUARY 15, 2016 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 264   Week Ago: 827       Last Year: No Sale

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold steady to $8 higher. Slaughter cows and few bulls sold steady. Demand good and supply light. Slaughter cows made up approximately 1 percent of the run, 99 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 30 percent of the offering, 45 percent heifers with 24 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 30 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $190-214; 400-500 lbs $183-200; few 500-600 lbs $158-185; few 600-650 lbs $149-159; few 700-775 lbs $137-147; pkg 855 lbs $132. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 250-300 lbs $165-190; few 350-400 lbs $175-177; 575-600 lbs $153-155.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 300-375 lbs $179-208; 400-500 lbs $153-175; 500-600 lbs $144-155.50; 600-650 lbs $130-149.50; few 700-725 lbs $127-132. Medium and Large 1-2: 350-375 lbs $160-170; few 400-500 lbs $135-168.50; few 550-600 lbs $125-140.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: Few 400-450 lbs $185-206.50; few 500-600 lbs $152.50-167; 625-700 lbs $135-150.25; 700-800 lbs $133-145.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few, High Dressing one $80.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, few $65-68, High Dressing, $71.50-72.50; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, Scarce.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1165-1675 lbs, Bulk $83-90, High Dressing one $102.
   STOCKER COWS: Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Scarce.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: Scarce. ∆

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