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Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
MARCH 25, 2016
Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 2416; Last Week: 1150; Year Ago: 2227

   Compared to the last tested feeder auction from two weeks ago, steer calves under 500 lbs steady, 500-750 lbs steers $5-10 lower, and steers over 750 lbs $3-5 lower. Heifer calves under 600 lbs steady to firm, and feeder heifers over 600 lbs steady to $5 lower. Slaughter cows steady with last week. Feeder special with the supply consisting of featherweight calves to heavy weight yearlings. Many cattle carrying more fleshy than buyers like to see for this time of year. Fed cattle trading $2-3 lower this week along with lower cattle futures and boxed beef prices all adding pressure to the feeder market. Cows accounted for near 7 percent of the receipts with 93 percent feeders. In the feeder supply steers and bulls accounted for 63 percent, 37 percent heifers and near 65 percent weighed over 600 lbs.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $224.50-246; 400-500 lbs $212.50-220; 500-600 lbs $187-210, fleshy $169.50-187.50; 600-700 lbs $170-188.50, fleshy $164-175.50; 700-800 lbs $161.10-172.50, fleshy $155.75-164; 800-900 lbs $140.25-148.75; load 915 lbs $142.25, fleshy 976 lbs $137, fleshy1005 lbs $136. Medium and Large 1-2: 500-600 lbs $183-193.50; pkg 621 lbs $182.50; fleshy 682 lbs $166; pkg 786 lbs $153.75; fleshy 700-800 lbs $144-151.25. Medium and Large 2-3: Pkg 877 lbs $130.50. Large 1: Pkg 492 lbs $203; pkg 543 lbs $192. Large 1-2: pkg 538 lbs $191; 700-750 lbs $147-156.50; 800-900 lbs $135-141; pkg 980 lbs $131.75. Medium 1-2: 400-500 lbs $190-211; pkg 615 lbs $165.50; fleshy 679 lbs $150.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $190-214; 400-500 lbs $185.50-199; fleshy 485 lbs $180.50; 500-600 lbs $164-184; 700-800 lbs $143-147.50; pkg replacements 819 lbs $144; fleshy 800-850 lbs $133.50-137.50; fleshy 936 lbs $132. Medium and Large 1-2: 500-600 lbs $162.50-178, fleshy $148.50-159; 600-700 lbs $154-163.25, fleshy $148-152; load 723 lbs $152.75; fleshy 700-750 lbs $140.50-146; lot 800 lbs $140.75. Large 1-2: pkg 536 lbs $150.50; pkg 629 lbs $150. Medium 1-2: 350-400 lbs $180-186; fleshy 476 lbs $159.50; 500-600 lbs $162.50-165, fleshy $145.50-150.50.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $75-82, High Dressing $82.50-84, Ind. $89, Low Dressing $71-75; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $76-81, High Dressing $82.50-85, Low Dressing $70-75.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $70-75, Low Dressing $62-70.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1400-2200 lbs $98-108, Low Dressing $92-97.50. ∆

Farmington Livestock Market
MARCH 23, 2016 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 1524; Last Week: 1387; Year Ago: 1472

   Compared to last week, 400 lbs steers sold $3 higher, the rest of the offering sold $3-10 lower with good conditioning but lower quality than past weeks. Slaughter cows sold $2 higher and bulls sold steady. Demand uneven and supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 12 percent of the run, 88 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 52 percent of the offering, 36 percent heifers with 12 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 25 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $215-230; 300-400 lbs $206-236; 400-500 lbs $198-227.50; 500-600 lbs $174-206.50; 600-700 lbs $150-185; 700-800 lbs $145-151; 800-900 lbs $132-149; pkg 935 lbs $135. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $175-203; 425-500 lbs $180-203; 500-600 lbs $140-178; 600-650 lbs $130-154; few 750-800 lbs $135-136.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $180-192.50; 300-400 lbs $177-220; 400-500 lbs $170-207.50; 500-600 lbs $150-177.50; 600-700 lbs $130-150; 700-800 lbs $125-150; fleshy pkg 783 lbs $125. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 250-275 lbs $160-177.50; 300-400 lbs $150-175; 400-500 lbs $145-177; 500-600 lbs $129-158; few 675-700 lbs $124-131.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-475 lbs $188-206; 500-600 lbs $171-195; 600-700 lbs $145-160; 700-800 lbs $133-140.50. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 450-500 lbs $174-185; 500-600 lbs $133-170; few 625-700 lbs $125-133.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean few $65-73, High Dressing $74-75; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $68-75.50, High Dressing $78-82.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $56-62.50, High Dressing $70.50-73.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1050-2300 lbs $89-95, High Dressing $98.50, Low Dressing $80-82.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium 2: Few 3-5 yrs old, 643-920 lbs $105-119.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 4-7 yrs old, 945-1650 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1450-1800 per head. Short and solid mouth, 925-1470 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1025-1360 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: 4-7 yrs old, 860-1220 lbs with 130-370 lb calves, $1800-2125 per pair. ∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
MARCH 21, 2016
Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 1038   Week Ago: 699       Last Year: 1484

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold uneven, from $5 higher to $5 lower. Slaughter cows steady and bulls sold $2 lower. Demand uneven and supply moderate. Slaughter cows made up approximately 9 percent of the run, 91 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 37 percent of the offering, 46 percent heifers with 18 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 17 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $219-259; 300-400 lbs $199-225; 400-450 lbs $195-210; 450-500 lbs $180-197; 500-600 lbs $172-196; 600-700 lbs $155-169; fleshy pkg 633 lbs $159.75; 725-800 lbs $140-153.50; 825-850 lbs $143-145. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 285 lbs $200; few 350-400 lbs $185-192; few 400-475 lbs $160-185; few 500-600 lbs $155-170.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $200-224; 300-400 lbs $170-195; 400-500 lbs $166.50-185.50; 500-600 lbs $147-170; fleshy pkg 551 lbs $153.75; 600-700 lbs $138.50-155.50; few fleshy 625-675 lbs $145-147.50; few 700-800 lbs $133-140. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $160-170; 400-500 lbs $145-175; 500-600 lbs $130-164; few 600-650 lbs $125-141.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $170-202.50; 500-600 lbs $159-195; 600-700 lbs $140-161; few 700-750 lbs $135-140. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 468 lbs $175; 500-600 lbs $160-169.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $68-74, High Dressing $77-80.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $66.75-72.50, High Dressing, $75.50-79; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, $60-64, High Dressing $65.50-67.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1115-1930 lbs, bulk $83.50-92, High Dressing $94.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Few 2-4 yrs old, 745-1195 lbs $90-101.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 6 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 840-1233 lbs in 2nd and 3rd stage, $1200-1650 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: Scarce. ∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
MARCH 22, 2016 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 589; Last Week: 523; Year Ago: 610

   The market was strong today but uneven. Lightweight males $10 higher, rest steady to $5 lower.
   FEEDER STEERS: Under 200 lbs $265.50-271; 200-299 lbs $217-290; 300-399 lbs $197-227.50; 400-499 lbs $178-223; 500-599 lbs $165-185; 600-699 lbs $134-157; 700-799 lbs $134-149.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $197-260; 300-399 lbs $192-211; 400-499 lbs $169-191; 500-599 lbs $162-175; 600-699 lbs $153-156.25; 700-799 lbs $137-149; 800-1000 lbs $102-125.50.
   BABY CALVES: Brown $110; Holstein $185-320; Beef $280-410.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $62-68, High Dressing $69-75; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $72-75, High Dressing $76-80, 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 $100; Low Yield Low $60, Low Yield High $85. ∆
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