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Farmington Livestock Market
MARCH 8, 2017 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 1326; Last Week: 1363; Year Ago: 1515

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold uneven from $2.00 lower to $9.00 higher with the most gains in the light offering. Slaughter cows sold $2.00 higher and bulls sold steady. Supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 12 percent of the run, 88 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 50 percent of the offering, 44 percent heifers with 6 percent feeder bulls.  Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 32 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: pkg 295 lbs $182.50; 300-400 lbs $164.00-183.00; 400-500 lbs $153.00-170.00; 500-600 lbs $135.00-166.50; 600-700 lbs $125.00-143.25; 700-800 lbs $117.00-128.50; 800-900 lbs $115.00-122.50. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $145.00-161.00; 400-500 lbs $123.00-155.00; 550-600 lbs $127.00-133.00; pkg 898 lbs $125.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: few 250-300 lbs $147.00; 300-400 lbs $140.00-158.00; 400-500 lbs $135.50-156.00; 500-600 lbs $120.00-143.50; 600-700 lbs $117.00-127.50; 700-800 lbs $107.50-117.50; pkg 972 lbs $100.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 350-400 lbs $128.00-134.00; 400-450 lbs $127.00-131.00; 500-550 lbs $122.00-131.00; few 675-700 lbs $113.00-115.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1-2: few 400-500 lbs $141.00-157.50; 500-600 lbs $125.00-144.00; 600-650 lbs $120.00-128.00; few 700-750 lbs $107.50-117.50. Medium and Large 1-2: few 525-600 lbs $122.00-128.00.
  SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, High Dressing $63-79; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $55.50-63, High Dressing $69-83.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, few $50-57.50, High Dressing $60.50-65.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: few 1473-1900 lbs Bulk $71.50-85.50, High Dressing $89.00-91.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium 1-2: 3-5 yrs old, 700-1075 lbs $72.00-99.00.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large  1-2: few 5 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 940-1405 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $775.00-1150.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2  very few 5-7, 720-1260 lbs with 140-320 lbs calves, $1175.00-1400.00 per pair. ∆

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
MARCH 10, 2017 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 1762; Last Week: 623; Year Ago: 2968

   Compared to the previous special two weeks ago, 400-500 lb steers calves traded steady, 500-750 lb steers sold $4.00-6.00 higher, with yearling steers over 750 lbs trading with a steady to firm undertone. Feeder heifers weighing 400-500 lbs sold steady to $3.00 higher, with 500-650 lb heifers selling mostly $5.00-8.00 higher and 650-700 lbs trading firm to $3.00 higher. Slaughter cows sold $3.00-5.00 higher. Demand was good with supply moderate, over all feeder quality was attractive mostly on feeders weighing 500-750 lbs. Fed cattle market continues to show resilience trading steady to higher this week giving support to the feeder market. Slaughter cows and bulls accounted for near 12 percent of the total receipts. Feeder supply consisted of 62 percent steers, 38 percent heifers and near 51 percent weighing over 600 lbs.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $166.00-175.00; 500-550 lbs $158.00-170.50, 550-600 lbs $153.50-160.50, thin $164.00-167.00; 600-650 lbs $146.50-158.00, 650-700 lbs $141.50-146.75; 700-750 lbs $134.50-143.00, 750-800 lbs $124.25-127.25; 800-850 lbs $120.50-123.50; pot load 1005 lbs $120.10. Medium and Large 1-2: 350-400 lbs $164.00-180.00; 400-500 lbs $155.50-169.00; 500-550 lbs $150.00-157.00, 550-600 lbs $139.50-151.50; 600-700 lbs $135.00-148.50; pot load 1016 lbs $119.75.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $143.00-157.00; 500-600 lbs $135.50-144.00; 600-650 lbs $129.50-137.50, 650-700 lbs $117.00-118.75. Medium and Large 1-2: 350-400 lbs $143.50-158.00; 400-500 lbs $131.00-144.50; 500-600 lbs $131.00-136.50; few 600-650 lbs $130.00-131.50, 650-700 lbs few $117.00-122.50.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1-2: 400-500 lbs $144.50-157.00; pkg 565 lbs $126.00; 600-700 lbs $123.00-131.50.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $62.00-68.50, High Dressing $68.50-75.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $61.00-71.00, High Dressing $71-77.50, gaunt $79.50, Low Dressing $57.00-61.00; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $59.00-65.00, High Dressing $65.00-71.00, Ind. $73, Low Dressing $51.00-57.00.
   STOCK COWS AND HEIFERETTES: 850-1250 lbs mostly 2yrs few $99.00-108.00, 3-4 yrs few $82.00-85.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1250-2350 lbs $85.00-96.00, High Dressing $97.50-102.50, Low Dressing $80.50.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (27 head) Choice 2-3 1130-1460 lbs $125.50-128.00; Select 1-2 1050-1430 lbs $103.00-107.00. ∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
MARCH 6, 2017 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 1168   Week Ago: 1144       Last Year: 699

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold uneven from $4.00 lower to $4.00 higher. Slaughter cows sold $3.00 higher and bulls sold $4.00 higher. Supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 9 percent of the run, 91 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 39 percent of the offering, 44 percent heifers with 17 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 17 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $160.00-179.00; 400-500 lbs $150.00-180.00; 500-600 lbs $128.00-153.00; 600-700 lbs $121.00-137.50; few 700-775 lbs $119.00-119.50; few 800-850 lbs $113.00-117.00; pkg 920 lbs $110.00. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $142.50-162.50; 400-500 lbs $130.00-146.00; few 500-600 lbs $125.00-138.25; few 650-700 lbs $117.75-119.00; few 725-750 lbs $107.00-109.00.
   FEEDER HOLSTEINS:  Large 3: pkg 435 lbs $74.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: few 250-300 lbs $155.00-178.00; 300-400 lbs $144.00-161.00; 400-500 lbs $125.00-148.00; 500-600 lbs $121.00-137.00; 600-700 lbs $112.00-128.00; few 725-750 lbs $106.50-115.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 250-300 lbs $140.00-152.50; 300-400 lbs $131.00-147.00; 400-500 lbs $125.00-135.00; 500-600 lbs $110.00-124.00; 600-650 lbs $101.00-115.00; pkg 727 lbs $106.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $139.00-160.00; 500-600 lbs $124.00-148.50; 600-700 lbs $117.00-128.00; few 775-800 lbs $108.00-109.00; pkg  830 lbs $101.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 400-500 lbs $130.00-136.00; 550-575 lbs $110.00-121.00; few 625-700 lbs $105.00-115.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $57.50-60.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $52.50-62.50, High Dressing $65.00-79.50; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, few $44.00-52.00, High Dressing $56.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: few 1365-2255 lbs, Bulk $76.50-84.00; High Dressing $88.00-90.00.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium 1-2: 3-5 yrs old, 625-925 lbs, $68.50-100.00.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 4 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 775-1480 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $900.00-1065.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: 4 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 875-1260 lbs with 120-400 lbs calves, $975.00-1330.00 per pair. ∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
MARCH 7, 2017 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 389; Last Week: 482; Year Ago: 397

   Lighter run of feeder cattle today but market was very strong with good demand. On average $4-8 higher.
   FEEDER STEERS: Under 200 lbs $205; 200-299 lbs $165-202; 300-399 lbs $150-178; 400-499 lbs $140-158.50; 500-599 lbs $136-156.50; 600-699 lbs $123-139; 700-799 lbs $122-125.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $168-175; 300-399 lbs $135-150; 400-499 lbs $130-142; 500-599 lbs $129-134; 600-699 lbs $111-120.
   BABY CALVES: Brown $20-50; Holstein $50-120; Beef $120-210.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, High Dressing $60-65, Low Dressing $45; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $60-65, High Dressing $65-69; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $45-47, High Dressing $48-54, Low Dressing $35-42.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: High Yield Low $70, High Yield High $85; Low Yield Low $60, Low Yield High $68.      ∆
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