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Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
FEBRUARY 10, 2017 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 2180; Last Week: 703; Year Ago: 1248

   Compared to the last special two weeks ago, feeder steers weighing 450-750 lbs sold steady to firm with 500-550 lbs steers steady to $5.00 higher and yearlings weighing 750-850 lbs trading $2.00-4.00 lower. Feeder heifers weighing 400-750 lbs sold fully steady with instances $3.00-5.00 higher on the 4 weight heifers. Slaughter cows sold firm to $2.00 higher. Demand was moderate to good on a moderate supply.     Offering included several part loads and packages of top quality blk steers and heifers weighing 500-750 lbs selling with good weighing conditions sold with very good demand. Yearling steers over 750 lbs and heifers over 650 lbs had several lots and packages selling with fleshy conditions. Slaughter cows accounted for near 7 percent of the total receipts. Feeder supply consisted of near 51 percent steers and bulls, 49 percent heifers and 64 percent weighing over 600 lbs.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: pkg 330 lbs $194.00; 400-500 lbs $164.00-178.00, thin $180.00-184.00; 500-550 lbs $154.50-166.00, 550-600 lbs $143.50-159.50; 600-650 lbs $139.75-144.50, 650-700 lbs $133.50-146.75, lot fancy blks $148.00; 700-750 lbs $129.75-137.00, lot thin $140.75, 750-800 lbs $121.50-126.50, fleshy $114.00; 800-850 lbs $119.25-122.50, 825-900 lbs fleshy $115.00-117.75; few 900-920 lbs fleshy $106.00-114.50. Medium and pkg 375 lbs $174.00; 400-450 lbs $161.00-162.00; 500-550 lbs $147.00-159.00, 550-600 lbs $138.00-144.00; 600-700 lbs $131.00-138.00; pkg 711 lbs fleshy $121.50; pkg 812 lbs $119.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 400-450 lbs $144.00-152.00, 450-500 lbs $137.00-147.50; 500-600 lbs $130.00-138.50; 600-650 lbs $124.50-132.00, lot fancy blks 603 lbs $147.00; 650-700 lbs $118.50-127.00; 700-750 lbs $118.00-121.00, lot thin blks 725 lbs $125.00, fleshy $106.00-112.00; 800-850 lbs fleshy $113.00-113.50. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $132.00-144.00, lot thin 370 lbs $157.00; 400-500 lbs $128.00-143.00; 500-600 lbs $124.00-133.00; 600-700 lbs $118.00-124.00; 700-760 lbs $113.00-118.50. Medium 1 lot 490 lbs fleshy $126.00; lot fleshy 518 lbs $127.00. 
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: Lot 545 lbs $150.00. Medium and Large 1-2: 450-500 lbs $149.00-156.00; 550-600 lbs $128.50-136.00; 600-650 lbs $125.00-126.50; lot 725 lbs $114.00. 
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $55.50-62.50, High Dressing $62.50-66.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $56.50-62.50, High Dressing $62.50-67.50, Couple $69.00-70.50,  Low Dressing $50.50-55.00; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $55.00-60.00, High Dressing $59.00-62.50, Low Dressing $44.00-53.00.
   STOCK COWS AND HEIFERETTES: 850-1250 lbs mostly 2 yrs few 1000-1150 lbs $106.00-109.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1400-2450 lbs $78.00-84.00, High Dressing $91.00-93.00, Low Dressing76.50.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (17 head) Choice 2-4 pkg 1388 lbs $117.50; pkg Holstiens 1775 lbs $81.85, few dairy cross 1670-1850 lbs $74.50-83.00. ∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
FEBRUARY 7, 2014 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 311; Last Week: 447; Year Ago: 147

   Overall market appeared to be steady where there was enough to test the market.
   FEEDER STEERS: Under 200 lbs $177-180; 200-299 lbs $160-165; 300-399 lbs $141-167; 400-499 lbs $140-158.50; 500-599 lbs $127-151; 600-699 lbs $110-128.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Under 200 lbs $180; 200-299 lbs $145-156; 300-399 lbs $128-141.50; 400-499 lbs $123-133; 500-599 lbs $111-120; 600-699 lbs $104-110.
   BABY CALVES: Brown $15-20; Holstein $50-70; Beef $110-130.
   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. ∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
FEBRUARY 6, 2017 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 700   Week Ago: 967       Last Year: 827

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold $1-5 higher. Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady; Demand good and supply light. Cows made up approximately 11 percent of the run, 89 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 26 percent of the offering, 47 percent heifers with 27 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 28 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $150.00-164.00; 400-500 lbs $145.00-161.00; 500-600 lbs $124.00-147.00; 600-700 lbs $117.00-129.00; few 700-750 lbs $116.00-119.00; few 800-825 lbs $101.00-116.00.  Medium and Large 1-2:  few 325-400 lbs $125.00-145.00; few 450-500 lbs $121.00-143.00; few 500-550 lbs $124.00-130.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $131.00-142.00; 300-400 lbs $125.00-143.00; 400-500 lbs $118.00-133.00; 500-600 lbs $115.00-128.50; 600-700 lbs $110.00-120.00; pkg 708 lbs $114.00.  Medium and Large  1-2: Few 350-400 lbs $132.00-151.00; 400-500 lbs $110.00-124.00; few 500-600 lbs $105.00-116.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $125.00-151.00; 500-600 lbs $118.00-140.00; 600-700 lbs $105.00-122.00; few 700-800 lbs $100.00-115.00; few 825-850 lbs $100.00-103.00.  Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 470 lbs $121.00; few 525-600 lbs $115.00-121.00. Large 1: Pkg 641 lbs $108.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $54-56, High Dressing $58.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $48-56, High Dressing, $58-60; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, few $40.50-47, High Dressing $54.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1440-2240 lbs, Bulk $74.00-77.50; High Dressing $79.50-87.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 4-7 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 930-1590 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $790.00-1125.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: 4-7 yrs old, 890-1120 lbs with 180-350 lbs calves, $1310.00-1410.00  per pair. ∆


Farmington Livestock Market
FEBRUARY 8, 2017 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 1333; Last Week: 1432; Year Ago: 1090

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold $3-11 higher with good quality in the offering. Slaughter cows sold steady and bulls sold $1 higher; Demand good and supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 12 percent of the run, 88 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 52 percent of the offering, 37 percent heifers with 11 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 37 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $150.00-180.00; 300-400 lbs $155.00-177.00; 400-500 lbs $150.00-175.00; 500-600 lbs $136.00-164.50; 600-700 lbs $129.00-139.50; 700-800 lbs $117.00-127.50; few 800-850 lbs $114.00-120.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 250-300 lbs $125.00-145.00; few 325-400 lbs $130.00-139.00; few 400-475 lbs $125.00-140.00; 500-600 lbs $125.00-145.00; 600-700 lbs $112.50-125.00.
   FEEDER HOLSTEINS: Large 3: pkg 518 lbs $76.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $129.00-147.00; 400-500 lbs $125.00-141.00; 500-600 lbs $118.00-138.00; 600-700 lbs $115.00-128.00; many replacement 700-800 lbs $115.00-125.00; fancy pkg 763 lbs $131.00.  Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $115.00-125.00; 400-500 lbs $107.00-127.00; 500-575 lbs $110.00-123.00; 600-700 lbs $102.00-112.00.
   FEEDER BULLS:  Medium and Large 1-2: 400-450 lbs $134.50-151; 500-600 lbs $130-150; 600-700 lbs $117-123.50; few 750-800 lbs $111-116.50. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 400-450 lbs $120-131; few 550-600 lbs $112-120; few 600-650 lbs $110.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, Scarce; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $50.50-57.50, High Dressing $58.50-60; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $43.50-50, High Dressing $52.50-55.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1285-2335 lbs bulk $72.50-78.50, High Dressing $82-84.50.
   COWS: Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 5 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 940-1475 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $825-1125 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: Very few 4-6 yrs old, 960-1158 lbs with 170-290 lbs calves, $1350-1400 per pair. ∆



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