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Farmington Livestock Market
DECEMBER 7, 2016 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 2109; Last Week: 2368; Year Ago: 1638

   Compared to last week, steers sold steady to $12 lower, heifers sold uneven from $3 lower to $5 higher; Demand uneven and supply moderate. Slaughter cows sold $3 lower and bulls sold $1 lower. 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 29 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $151-161; 300-400 lbs $139-167; 400-500 lbs $131.50-160; 500-600 lbs $125-145; 600-700 lbs $120-135; 700-800 lbs $112.50-127.50; 800-900 lbs $115-126; few 900-975 lbs $107.50-112.50. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $120-135; 400-500 lbs $119-139; 500-600 lbs $115-126; 600-700 lbs $110-118.
   FEEDER HOLSTEINS: Large 3: Pkg 470 lbs $75.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-275 lbs $120-132; 300-400 lbs $123-137; 400-500 lbs $119-137; 500-600 lbs $115-133; 600-700 lbs $115-130.50; 700-800 lbs $104-118; few 950-975 lbs $100-105. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $107-131; 400-500 lbs $104-123; 500-600 lbs $100-115; 600-675 lbs $100-115. Medium 2: Pkg 344 lbs $107.50.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $117-134; 500-600 lbs $115-130; 600-700 lbs $112-117.50. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 400-500 lbs $107.50-117; 500-600 lbs $101-120; few 600-650 lbs $106.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $50.50-53.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $45.52.50, High Dressing $54-55; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, few $45-50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1240-2245 lbs Bulk $65-73, High Dressing $75-80.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium 2: 3-4 yrs old, 910-1105 lbs $65-85.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 3-7 yrs old 855-1345 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $925-1150 per head. ∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
DECEMBER 5, 2016 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 1660   Week Ago: 1291       Last Year: 585
No Sale Dec. 21 due to Christmas, will have sale Jan. 2

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold uneven, from $1 lower to $3 higher. Slaughter cows sold $2 lower and bulls sold $5 lower; Demand uneven and supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 15 percent of the run, 85 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 34 percent of the offering, 42 percent heifers with 24 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 18 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 250-300 lbs $142.50-170; 300-400 lbs $133-170; 400-500 lbs $128-150.50; 500-600 lbs $121-136.50; 600-700 lbs $114-127; 700-775 lbs $114-121. Medium and Large 1-2: 250-300 lbs $128-136; few 300-400 lbs $120-140; few 400-500 lbs $118-132.50; few 500-550 lbs $110-118; few 600-650 lbs $106-116.
   FEEDER HOLSTEINS: Pkg 646 lbs $72.50; pkg 830 lbs $63.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 250-300 lbs $125-145; 300-400 lbs $121-136; 400-500 lbs $114-127.50; 500-600 lbs $108-126; 600-700 lbs $104-113.50; few 700-750 lbs $104-110; pkg 803 lbs $110. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 250-300 lbs $118-125; 300-400 lbs $110-121; 400-500 lbs $107-120; 500-600 lbs $105-115; few 600-675 lbs $95-112; pkg 727 lbs $98.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $121-141.50; 500-600 lbs $113-131.50; 650-700 lbs $103-117; 700-775 lbs $100-113. Medium and Large 1-2: 400-500 lbs $115-123; 500-600 lbs $102-112; few 600-700 lbs $101-109; few 750-775 lbs $95-100.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $44-47, High Dressing $49-54; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $41-45.50, High Dressing, $49.50-60; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, few $32.50-35.50, High Dressing $39-46.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1075-2270 lbs, Bulk $59.50-67.50, High Dressing $69.50-73.
   STOCKER COWS: Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 4-7 yrs old, 920-1255 lbs 2nd and 3rd stage, $950-1160. Short and solid mouth, 910-1385 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $740-950 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: 4-7 yrs old, 920-1210 lbs with 140-520 lbs calves, $950-1610 per pair. Short and solid mouth, 860-1310 lbs with 160-310 lbs calves, $710-1000 per pair. ∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
DECEMBER 6, 2016 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 597   Last Week: 541   Last Year 564
No Sale Tuesday, Dec. 27th, Christmas Week

   Market today appeared to be mostly steady. Slight moves up or down depending on the quality and condition.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $122-174; 300-399 lbs $132-156; 400-499 lbs $109-141; 500-599 lbs $107-135; 600-699 lbs $105-121.50, 700-799 lbs $101-122.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $127-135; 300-399 lbs $113-133; 400-499 lbs $113-124; 500-599 lbs $107-120; 600-699 lbs $99-110; 700-799 lbs $98-109.50.
   BABY CALVES: Brown $20-30; Holstein $35-150; Beef $125-270.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, High Dressing $46-50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $48-52, High Dressing $52-55; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $45-47, High Dressing $48-50, Low Dressing $35-42.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: High Yield Low $70, High Yield High $80; Low Yield Low $60, Low Yield High $68. ∆

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
DECEMBER 9, 2016 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 2342; Last Week: 2008; Year Ago: 2003

   Compared to last week, steer calves weighing 400-550 lbs sold steady to $2 lower on comparable sales, with 550-600 lb steer calves trading $3-5 lower, 600-750 lbs mostly steer calves sold unevenly steady. Feeder heifers weighing 450-600 lbs sold steady with 600-700 lb heifers selling weak to $3 lower, weights over 700 lbs were not tested. Slaughter cows sold $3-5 lower. Bulk of the receipts was calves weighing 500-750 lbs with many carrying flesh. Demand was moderate with supply heavy. Fed cattle trade this week was lower with fed cattle prices looking to work its way lower going into the holidays. Slaughter cows accounted for near 10 percent of the total receipts. Feeder supply consisted of 65 percent steers and bulls, 35 percent heifers and near 57 percent weighing over 600 lbs.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 400-450 lbs $159-168; lot fleshy 458 lbs $151.50; 500-550 lbs $141.50-151.50; 550-600 lbs $137-142; 600-700 lbs $128-137; 700-750 lbs $130.75-136.25, fleshy $124-127; 750-800 lbs $124-129.50; 800-850 lbs $124.25-126.50; pkg calves $123.50; 850-900 lbs fleshy $123-123.25; pot load 1068 lbs $119.75. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-350 lbs few $163-174, pkg thin $190; 350-400 lbs few $173-187; 400-500 lbs $144-152; 500-600 lbs $130-139; 600-700 lbs $124.50-133.50; 700-800 lbs $122.50-126.50; pot load 1014 lbs $123.35.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 400-450 lbs few $134-136; 450-500 lbs $128-137.50; thin $139.50-141; 500-550 lbs $128-133, pkg thin $134.50; 550-600 lbs $125.50-131; 600-700 lbs $119-124.50; pkg thin 620 lbs $129.50; 700-800 lbs $116-124.50; pkg fleshy 825 lbs $111. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs few $132.50-136; 400-500 lbs $123-132.50; 500-600 lbs $120-129; 600-700 lbs $115.50-120; 700-800 lbs $116-119.25.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: Pkg 565 lbs $133; 650-700 lbs $115.50-116; pkg 752 lbs $116. Medium and Large 1-2: 500-600 lbs $124-128; pkg fleshy 780 lbs $102.50.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $51-56.50, High Dressing $56.50, Low Dressing $44.50-51; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $51.50-57.50, High Dressing $57.50-59.50, Low Dressing $43-51; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $48.50-53.50, High Dressing $55.50, Low Dressing $42-48, thin $36.50-41.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1300-2385 lbs $71.50-78, Low Dressing $65-70.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (34 head) Choice 2-3: 1120-1435 lbs $101.25-104.50; Select 1-2 1050-1450 lbs $90-97.50.  ∆

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