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Patton Junction Livestock Auction
MARCH 13, 2017 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 717   Week Ago: 1168       Last Year: 995

   Compared to last week, 600-700 lbs steers and 700 lbs heifers sold $4.00-6.00 higher, the rest of the offering sold steady to $6.00 lower. Slaughter cows sold $4.00 higher and few bulls sold steady. Supply light. Cows made up approximately 10 percent of the run, 90 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 40 percent of the offering, 43 percent heifers with 17 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 20 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 250-300 lbs $163.00-183.00; 300-400 lbs $161.00-179.00; 400-500 lbs $148.00-164.00; 500-600 lbs $145.00-157.00; 600-700 lbs $128.00-141.50; few 700-775 lbs $121.00-126.00; few 800-900 lbs $115.00-119.00; pkg 1030 lbs $111.50. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $145.00-158.00; 400-500 lbs $130.00-156.00; few 500-600 lbs $125.00-143.00; few 650-625 lbs $121.50-125.00; pkg 700 lbs $105.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $148.00-166.00; 300-400 lbs $145.00-163.00; 400-500 lbs $125.00-138.00; 500-600 lbs $119.00-136.00; few 600-700 lbs $115.00-117.00; few 700-750 lbs $115.00-121.00; few 875-900 lbs 110.00. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $121.00-143.00; few 400-500 lbs $116.00-135.00; 550-600 lbs $113.00-125.00; few 705 lbs $108.00-110.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $143.00-160.00; 500-600 lbs $122.00-149.00; 600-700 lbs $111.50-123.00; few 700-750 lbs $105.00-110.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 400-500 lbs $121.00-148.00; pkg 695 lbs $108.00; pkg 715 lbs $111.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $56.00-65.50, High Dressing $67.50-74.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $59.50-66.00, High Dressing, $71.00-76.50; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, few $47.00-51.50, High Dressing $55.00-56.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1155-2030 lbs, Bulk $75.00-84.00; High Dressing $88.00-89.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Scarce:
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 6 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 975-1475 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $870.00-1070.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: Scarce. ∆

Farmington Livestock Market
MARCH 15, 2017 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 1289; Last Week: 1326; Year Ago: 1387

   Compared to last week, steers over 400 lbs and heifers over 500 lbs sold $1.00-5.00 higher, the rest of the offering sold steady to $6.00 lower.  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 51 percent of the offering, 42 percent heifers with 7 percentfeeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 38 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $172.00-195.00; 300-400 lbs $160.00-182.00; 400-500 lbs $151.00-171.00; 500-600 lbs $138.00-165.00; 600-700 lbs $128.00-147.25; 700-800 lbs $125.00-135.50; 850-900 lbs $115.00-121.75. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 300-375 lbs $144.50-150.00; 400-500 lbs $141.00-156.00; few 500-600 lbs $130.00-140.00; pkg 753 lbs $115.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $136.00-157.00; 400-500 lbs $133.00-149.00; 500-600 lbs $123.00-143.50; 600-700 lbs $116.00-127.00; pkg fancy replacement 678 lbs $136.00; 700-800 lbs $115.00-123.00; few 800-825 lbs $110.00-112.50. Medium and Large 1-2: 350-400 lbs $125.00-140.00; 400-500 lbs $118.00-142.00; few 500-600 lbs $110.00-128.00; few 600-700 lbs $108.00-115.00; few 700-750 lbs $105.00-110.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1-2: few 400-500 lbs $145.00-166.00; 500-600 lbs $119.00-150.00; few 600-700 lbs $119.00-125.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $65.50-66.00, High Dressing $67.00-69.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $55.50-65.00, High Dressing $68.00-70.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, few $55.50-58.00, High Dressing $60.50-65.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1215-2078 lbs Bulk $80.50-85.50, High Dressing $89.00-103.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium 2: few 2-4 yrs old, 830-995 lbs $80.00-94.00.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large  1-2: few 5 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 920-1505 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $850.00-1300.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2:   few 5 yrs old to short and solid, 980-1265 lbs with 210-380 lbs calves, $1050.00-1675.00 per pair. ∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
MARCH 14, 2017 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 384; Last Week: 389; Year Ago: 516

   Demand a little weaker this week. Weather conditions effecting health of cattle. On average steady to $2-4 lower.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $152-178; 300-399 lbs $150-179; 400-499 lbs $145-169; 500-599 lbs $142-154.50; 600-699 lbs $120-137.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $152-173; 300-399 lbs $140-158; 400-499 lbs $120-139.50; 500-599 lbs $118-133; 600-699 lbs $102-118.50.
   BABY CALVES: Brown $55-85, Holstein $60-160, Beef $100-200.
   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. ∆

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
MARCH 17, 2017 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 985; Last Week: 1762; Year Ago: 1150

   Friday's auction was a Special Bred Cow and Bull sale with a very light offering of feeder cattle. The best comparison was on heifer calves selling with a steady to firm undertone on a few comparable sales with steers very lightly tested.  Slaughter, bred cows and breeding bulls accounted for 60 percent of the total receipts. Slaughter cows and bred cows all sold with good demand with slaughter cows firm to $2.00 higher. Feeder supply was 49 percent steers and bulls, 51 percent heifers and 46 percent weighing over 600 lbs.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 550-600 lbs $144.00-150.50; pkg 610 lbs $151.00; lot 705 lbs fleshy $132.50, pkg 755 lbs $129.75; pkg 805 lbs $128.50, pkg 865 lbs fleshy $115.00. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 500-600 lbs $141.00-147.00; pkg 798 lbs $125.25.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Pkg 490 lbs $142.00; few 500-600 lbs $130.50-142.00; few 625 lbs $130.00-131.00; 700-725 lbs $123.25-125.25, pkg 905 lbs $115.00. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 300-325 lbs $155.00-160.00, pkg 350 lbs $140.50; few 600-650 lbs $124.50-125.50.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg thin 340 lbs $187.00; few 440-500 lbs $140.50-155.50; 500-550 lbs $141.00-150.00; 600-700 lbs $126.00-136.00.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1: few heifers 1235-1250 lbs 3rd stage $1925.00-1975.00; 3-6 yrs blk 1200-1500 lbs 3rd stage $1725.00-2000.00. Medium and Large 1-2: 4-7 yrs 1100-1500 lbs 2nd and 3rd stage $1310.00-1675.00; 7 yrs to short solid mouth mostly 3rd stage $1140.00-1425.00; few short solid and broken mouth 1250-1415 lbs 2nd-3rd stage $930.00-1100.00.
   PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: Two pkgs Heifer pairs blk 900-950 lbs w/150 calves $2225.00; 2-6 yrs 1000-1500 lbs w/150-300 lb calves $1750.00-2000.00, few 3-5 yrs 1250-1450 lbs w/250-350 lb calves bred back $2150.00-2300.00; few short solid mouth 1200-1300 lbs w/200-250 lb calves $1625.00-1700.00; few short solid to broken mouth 1150-1350 lbs w/150-200 lb calves $1210.00-1340.00.
   BREEDING BULLS: Large consignment (23 hd) mostly Charolais, few Red and Blk Angus yearling to coming 2 yrs 1150-1550 lbs $2500.00-3050.00, few $3150.00-3750.00, ind $7200.00; few mature bulls 4-5 yrs Angus 1700-1950 lbs $2150.00-3000.00. 
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $62.00-71.00, High Dressing $71.00-78.00, Low Dressing $58.00-60.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $62.00-71.00, High Dressing $71.00-77.00, gaunt $78.50-83.50, Low Dressing $57.00-61.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $60.00-66.00, High Dressing $66.00-73.50, Few $74.50-76.50, Low Dressing $55.00-59.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1300-2100 lbs $138.50-148.50, High Dressing $148.50-151.50, Outstanding Indis. $161, Low Dressing $127.50-137.50.
   STOCK COWS AND HEIFERETTES: 850-1250 lbs mostly 2yrs few $103.00-113.00, 3-4 yrs few $91.00-100.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1300-2385 lbs $88.50-98.50, High Dressing $100.50-108.00, Low Dressing $83.50-85.00.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (62head) Choice 2-3 1225-1480 lbs $131.00-133.75; Select and Choice 1-2 few 1150-1250 lbs $125.50-128.00, pkg Holstiens 1610 lbs $85.00. ∆
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