Livestock Reports

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
MAY 2, 2016 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 506   Week Ago: 441       Last Year: 681

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold steady to $8 higher, except 300 lbs steers, they sold $15 lower. Slaughter cows and bulls sold $1 higher. Demand uneven and supply light. Cows made up approximately 13 percent of the run, 87 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 27 percent of the offering, 50 percent heifers with 23 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 22 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $171-186; 300-400 lbs $150-185.50; 400-500 lbs $154-170.25; few 500-600 lbs $144-163.50; 600-700 lbs $130-147; pkg 723 lbs $130; pkg 840 lbs $124. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 275-300 lbs $165-170; few 325-400 lbs $145-161; pkg 415 lbs $140; few 500-550 lbs $145-148.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $145-174.50; 400-500 lbs $140-159; 500-600 lbs $130-145.50; 600-700 lbs $124.50-132; few 700-725 lbs $120-128.50. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 300-375 lbs $125-154; 400-425 lbs $125-140; few 500-600 lbs $121-135; few 600-650 lbs $119-124.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $140-168; 500-600 lbs $130-153.50; 600-700 lbs $119-135; few 700-800 lbs $114-121. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 550-600 lbs $122-130.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, Scarce; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $68-75, High Dressing, $76-79.50; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, few $59-64.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1060-1840 lbs, bulk $90-94, High Dressing $97-103.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 5 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 965-1300 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1150-1500 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: Short and solid mouth, 1140-1425 lbs with 220-360 lbs calves, $1240-1500. ∆

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
MAY 6, 2016 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 601; Last Week: 790; Year Ago: 630

   Compared to last week, a very light run of feeder cattle were not well tested in any weight range with overall quality not very attractive on light receipts. Markets this week have seen futures turn mostly positive but buyers remain very cautious as previous losses have many remaining skeptical. A nice offering of slaughter cows sold firm to $3 higher. Slaughter cows accounted for 45 percent of the total receipts. In the feeder supply steers and bulls accounted for 53 percent, heifers 47 percent and 23 percent weighed over 600 lbs.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 300-400 lbs $185-202; few 400-500 lbs $164.50-180; lot 552 lbs $150.50; 600-700 lbs few $141.50-146; few 700-750 lbs $137-140.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 400-450 lbs $164-167.50; 500-600 lbs $140-152; pkg 678 lbs $142.50. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 310 lbs $170; 450-500 lbs $157-166; 500-600 lbs $130-147.50; 600-700 lbs $130-142.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1-2: 400-500 lbs $155-167; 500-550 lbs $150-155; 550-600 lbs $130-144.50; pkg 665 lbs $135.50.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $72-79, High Dressing $79.50-83.50, Low Dressing $66-71.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $73-79.50, High Dressing $79.50-84, gaunt $86-87, Low Dressing $68.60-72; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $70-76, High Dressing $76-82.50, Low Dressing $61-68.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1350-2150 lbs $94.50-103, High Dressing $105.50-109.50, Low Dressing $85-89.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (9 head) Select and Choice 2-3: Few 1115-1315 lbs $114.50-118. ∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
MAY 3, 2016 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 394; Last Week: 359; Year Ago: 240

   Heifers showing $5-10 higher, males $3-15 lower.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $160-185; 300-399 lbs $149-175; 400-499 lbs $140-164; 500-599 lbs $133-150; 600-699 lbs $115-126; 700-799 lbs $124-129.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $173-205; 300-399 lbs $151-186; 400-499 lbs $144-166; 500-599 lbs $135-155; 600-699 lbs $133-145; 700-799 lbs $124-134.50.
   BABY CALVES: Holstein $180-210; Beef $320-350.
   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. ∆

Farmington Livestock Market
MAY 4, 2016 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 1259; Last Week: 959; Year Ago: 1271

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold uneven, from $8 lower to $6 higher. Slaughter cows sold steady and bulls sold $3 lower. Demand uneven and supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 17 percent of the run, 83 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 49 percent of the offering, 40 percent heifers with 11 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 14 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 275-300 lbs $189-200; 300-400 lbs $170-202.50; 400-500 lbs $150-182; 500-600 lbs $140-166; 600-700 lbs $129-145; 700-775 lbs $130-140; pkg 900 lbs $115. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $145-170; 400-500 lbs $135-155; 600-650 lbs $125-137; pkg 865 lbs $118.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-350 lbs $163-185; 350-400 lbs $140-164; 400-500 lbs $143-165.50; 500-600 lbs $128-149.50; 600-700 lbs $123-142; few 700-800 lbs $126-139; few 800-900 lbs $115.50-126. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 300-350 lbs $135-159; 400-500 lbs $115-153; 600-675 lbs $110-128.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $140-170; 500-600 lbs $130-154; 600-700 lbs $125-143; few 700-750 lbs $118-128.50; pkg 850 lbs $110. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 435 lbs $157; few 575-600 lbs $130-137; pkg 755 lbs $105.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $73.50-75, High Dressing $77.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $65-74.50, High Dressing $75.50-80; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $57-65, High Dressing $70.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1515-2015 lbs bulk $87-93.50, High Dressing $95.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium 2: Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 4 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 900-1317 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1000-1425 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: 6 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 920-1260 lbs with 110-270 lbs calves, $1250-1600 per pair. ∆
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