Livestock Reports

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
JANUARY 16, 2017 
Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 869   Week Ago: 940       Last Year: 841

   Compared to last week, 400-500 lb steers and 400 lb heifers sold $2-7 higher, the rest of the offering sold steady to $2 lower. Slaughter cows and bulls sold $2 higher; Demand uneven and supply light. Cows made up approximately 5 percent of the run, 95 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 61 percent of the offering, 32 percent heifers with 7 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 42 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 275-300 lbs $161-170; 300-400 lbs $150-165; 400-500 lbs $142-163.50; 500-600 lbs $130-148.50; 600-700 lbs $121-132; 700-800 lbs $117-127.50; few 850-900 lbs $112-113. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 325-400 lbs $125-150; few 450-500 lbs $125-145; few 550-600 lbs $115-123; few 700-725 lbs $112-118.
   FEEDER HOLSTEINS: Large 3: Pkg 605 lbs $65.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $134-135; 300-400 lbs $125-137; 400-500 lbs $121-135; 500-600 lbs $109-122; 600-700 lbs $110-118; few 700-800 lbs $111-114. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 350-400 lbs $115-117; 400-475 lbs $112-130; few 500-600 lbs $108-115.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $132-155; 500-600 lbs $121.50-134.50; few 600-650 lbs $118-125. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 490 lbs $126; 525-600 lbs $110-122; pkg 701 lbs $109.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $54-55, High Dressing $59; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $50-53.50, High Dressing, $57.50-59; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, few $47-48.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1525-1930 lbs, Bulk $70-74.50, High Dressing $76.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium 2: Few 2-4 yrs old, 725-950 lbs $60-65.50.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 4-7 yrs old, 740-1195 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage $875-1075 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Scarce. ∆

Farmington Livestock Market
JANUARY 18, 2017 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 957; Last Week: 1544; Year Ago: 272

   Compared to last week, 300-400 lbs steers and heifers sold $2-10 higher, the rest of the offering sold $5 lower to $2 higher. Slaughter cows and bulls sold $1-2 higher; Demand moderate and supply light. Cows made up approximately 15 percent of the run, 85 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 54 percent of the offering, 44 percent heifers with 3 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 45 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $161-176; 300-400 lbs $145-180; 400-500 lbs $140-174.50; 500-600 lbs $132.50-151.25; 600-700 lbs $118-139; 700-775 lbs $125-133.50; 800-850 lbs $126.25-128; pkg 948 lbs $115. Medium and Large 1-2: 325-400 lbs $120-146; 425-500 lbs $133-142; 500-600 lbs $125-130; pkg 648 lbs $110.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $131-148; 400-500 lbs $122.50-141.50; 500-600 lbs $116-138.50; 600-700 lbs $117.50-127; 700-800 lbs $112.50-124.50; 800-825 lbs $112-115. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 316 lbs $132; 400-500 lbs $109-125; 500-600 lbs $105-117; few 625-700 lbs $105-120.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 400-500 lbs $136-153; few 600-700 lbs $110-139.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $51-53.50, High Dressing $57.50-59.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $47-54.50, High Dressing $57.50-59.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $38.50-46.50, High Dressing $48.50-50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1305-2230 lbs Bulk $71.50-76, High Dressing $80.50-84.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium 2: 3-5 yrs old, 667-840 lbs $82-95.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 3-7 yrs old, 856-1320 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $925-1375 per head. ∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
JANUARY 17, 2017
Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 502; Last Week: 406; Year Ago: 397

   Uneven market today. Males $3-12 higher, heifers $2-4 lower. Quality preconditioned groups helped the market today.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $145-165; 300-399 lbs $147-160; 400-499 lbs $140-160; 500-599 lbs $126-138.50; 600-699 lbs $120-133.50; 700-799 lbs $117-131.75.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $120-140; 300-399 lbs $125-138; 400-499 lbs $121-133.50; 500-599 lbs $115-121; 600-699 lbs $106-117; 700-799 lbs $95-110.50.
   BABY CALVES: Holstein $25-90; Beef $170-175.
   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. ∆

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
JANUARY 20, 2017 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 1701; Last Week: 2010; Year Ago: 924

   Friday's sale was a special bred cow and heifer sale, with a light test of feeder cattle. Steer calves weighing 500-600 lbs traded steady with last week on comparable sales with steers over 600 lbs selling with a steady to lower undertone on a light test. Feeder heifers weighing 400-500 lbs traded steady, with a light test of heifers over 500 lbs selling with a weak to lower undertone.  Slaughter cows sold fully steady to firm. Demand was moderate on feeders with a moderate supply.  Slaughter and bred cows accounted for near 40 percent of the total receipts with a very nice offering of slaughter steers and heifers mostly high choice fed cattle selling with very good demand accounted for near 9 percent of the total receipts. The feeder supply consisted of 62 percent steers and bulls, 38 percent heifers and near 48 percent weighing over 600 lbs.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 500-550 lbs few $153.50-162.00; 550-600 lbs $142.00-154.00; 600-700 lbs $130.50-138.00; 700-800 lbs $126.50-131.50; 800-810 lbs fleshy $122.25-124.50. Medium and Large 1-2: few 350-400 lbs $155.00-166.00; 450-500 lbs $154.50-155.00; pkg 550 lbs $151.50; 600-650 lbs $132.50-138.50; 650-700 lbs $124.50-130.50; 700-750 lbs $127.00-129.25.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $131.00-139.00; 500-600 lbs $124.00-132.75; few 600-700 lbs $120.50-130.00. Medium and Large 1-2: 350-400 lbs $135.00-143.00; 400-500 lbs $125.50-131.00; 500-600 lbs $116.50-126.50; 600-700 lbs $116.00-121.25. Medium and Large 2: lot 575 lbs $115.25; lot 680 lbs $115.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1-2: pkg 445 lbs $155.00; 500-600 lbs $131.00-141.00; 650-700 lbs $116.00-127.00; lot 715 lbs $119.75.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: BRED COWS:  Medium and Large 1-2: Heifers 990-1220 lbs mostly blk 3rd stage $1700.00-1875.00, few 2nd stage $1610.00-1690.00. Medium and Large 1: 3-7 yrs blk 1090-1285 lbs 3rd stage $1725.00-1830.00. Medium and Large 1-2: 3-7 yrs mostly crossbred 1050-1550 lbs 2nd-3rd stage $1350.00-1675.00, few singles/small lots 1150.00-1260.00, 1st stage $1000.00-1120.00. Medium and Large 2: 6 yrs to aged cows 1050-1600 lbs 2nd-3rd stage $910.00-1100.00.
   PAIRS: Medium and Large 1: mostly 4-6 yrs top quality blk 1250-1500 lbs w/150-300 lb calves $2150.00-2225.00 per pair. Medium and Large 1-2: 4-7 yrs 1100-1600 lbs w/baby to 300 lb calves $1725.00-1950.00. Medium and Large 2: 3-6 yrs 950-1150 lbs w/100-150 lb calves $1425.00-1650.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $55.50-61, High Dressing $60.00-62.50, Low Dressing $53.00-55.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $55.00-62.00, High Dressing $62.00-66.00, Low Dressing $ 52.00-55.00; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $53.00-58.50, High Dressing $58.50-62.00, Low Dressing $46.00-53.00 
   STOCK COWS AND HEIFERETTES: 850-1250 lbs mostly 2 yrs 89.50-101.00, few 106.00-114.50; 4-5 yrs 72.00-75.00. 
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1500-2500 lbs $74.50-82, High Dressing $85.50-91.50, Couple gaunt Lim X $98.50-101.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (143 head) High Choice 2-4: 1075-1495 lbs $119.25-122; Choice 2-3 few 1050-1450 lbs $117.50-118.50; Select 1-2 few 950-1050 lbs $110-112; lot Holsteins 1735 lbs $82. ∆
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