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Farmington Livestock Market
JANUARY 11, 2017
Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 1544; Last Week: 1161; Year Ago: 1292

   Compared to last week, steers sold $2-5 higher and heifers sold $1-8 higher with a lot of the 600-700 lbs selling for replacements. Slaughter cows sold steady and bulls not tested. Demand good and supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 7 percent of the run, 93 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 60 percent of the offering, 33 percent heifers with 7 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 41 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $155-156; 300-400 lbs $134-160; 400-500 lbs $134-165.50; 500-600 lbs $130-160; 600-700 lbs $125-140.50; 700-775 lbs $119-134; 800-875 lbs $117.50-131. Medium and Large 1-2: 375-400 lbs $120-142; 400-500 lbs $115-132; 500-600 lbs $115-130; pkg 725 lbs $115; pkg 910 lbs $115.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 325-400 lbs $130-139; 400-500 lbs $125-141; 500-600 lbs $118.50-149; 600-650 lbs $123-136; fancy replacements 600-675 lbs $138-141; 700-775 lbs $121-124. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 250-300 lbs $115-127; pkg 305 lbs $110; few 400-500 lbs $110-125; 500-600 lbs $110-125; 600-700 lbs $100-118; few 700-800 lbs $105-115; pkg 925 lbs $100.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: Few 425-500 lbs $125-148; 525-600 lbs $120-128; 600-700 lbs $110-127. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 425-500 lbs $120-128; few 525-600 lbs $110-115; pkg 848 lbs $101.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, Scarce; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $45.50-52.50, High Dressing $54-58.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $40.50-45, High Dressing $50.50-53.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Very few 1550-2110 lbs bulk $70-73.50, High Dressing $79-80.50
   STOCKER COWS: Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 3-7 yrs old, 843-1600 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $925-1200 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: Very few 6 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 1025-1320 lbs with 100-320 lbs calves, $900-1235 per pair. ∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
JANUARY 9, 2017 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 940   Week Ago: 584       Last Year: 791

   Compared to last week, feeder steers steady to $5 lower, feeder heifers under 500 lbs $1 to $5 lower. Over 500 lbs steady to $3 lower. Demand moderate. Supply moderate to heavy, of the feeder offering consisted of 52 percent steers and bulls, 2 percent Holsteins, 37 percent heifers and 37 percent of the feeders were over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls consisted of 9 percent of the total offering. Slaughter cows $3 to $4 higher.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $153-163; 400-500 lbs $150.50-160.50; 450-500 lbs $140-150; 500-550 lbs $135-148; 550-600 lbs $130-132; 600-650 lbs $121-129.50; 725-750 lbs $124.25-127.50; 800-825 lbs $121.50-125. Medium and Large 1-2: 325-375 lbs $140-144; pkg 433 lbs $143; 475-500 lbs $130-139; 500-550 lbs $118-134; few 550-600 lbs $120-128.50. Holsteins: Large 3: Pkg 397 lbs $72.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $131-138; 400-500 lbs $117-132; 500-550 lbs $117.50-120; 550-600 lbs $110-118; 600-700 lbs $108-117; 700-775 lbs $113-115.50; pkg fleshy 803 lbs $107. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $124-128; 400-500 lbs $108-116; few 500-525 lbs $112-116.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1-2: 400-450 lbs $137-145; 450-500 lbs $129-141; 500-550 lbs $126-133; 550-600 lbs $112-123; 600-700 lbs $195-118; pkg 762 lbs $104.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $47-48.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $47-52, High Dressing, $53-60.50; Low Dressing few $43.50-45.50; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, few $45-45.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1125-1880 lbs $69-72.50, Ind. High Dressing $80, Low Dressing $55-64.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 2 yrs to short and solid 1st to 3rd stage 1500-1615 lbs $720-950; Ind. 5 yrs 2nd stage 1205 lbs $1100.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Scarce. ∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
JANUARY 10, 2017 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 406; Last Week: 290; Year Ago: 461
Bred Heifers, Bred Cow Sale 
Saturday, Feb. 11th

   Because quality was a little better and there were several groups of preconditioned cattle today we will call the market $3-7 higher.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $145-150; 300-399 lbs $140-147.50; 400-499 lbs $132-145; 500-599 lbs $126-139; 600-699 lbs $120-130; 700-799 lbs $117-125.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $148; 300-399 lbs $132-141; 400-499 lbs $128-136; 500-599 lbs $122-144; 600-699 lbs $117-128; 700-799 lbs $110-115.50.
   BABY CALVES: Holstein $25-85.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, High Dressing $50-55, Low Dressing $45; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $48-52, High Dressing $55-61; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $45-47, High Dressing $48-54, Low Dressing $35-42.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: High Yield Low $70, High Yield High $80; Low Yield Low $60, Low Yield High $68. ∆
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