Livestock Reports

Farmington Livestock Market
MARCH 22, 2017 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 2019; Last Week: 1289; Year Ago: 617

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold $1.00-7.00 higher, with good quality in the offering. Slaughter cows sold steady and bulls sold $1.00 lower; Demand good and supply moderate to heavy. Cows made up approximately 7 percent of the run, 93 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 57 percent of the offering, 36 percent heifers with 7 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 38 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $183.00-194.00; 300-400 lbs $170.00-189.00; 400-500 lbs $155.00-178.00; 500-600 lbs $152.00-171.00; 600-700 lbs $130.00-151.50; fancy 650-700 lbs $149.50-151.00; 700-800 lbs $125.00-139.50; few 800-825 lbs $120.00; few 900-925 lbs $120.00.  Medium and Large 1-2: Few 250-300 lbs $139.00-147.00; 350-400 lbs $143.00-167.00; 400-500 lbs $139.00-154.00; 500-600 lbs $131.00-150.00; few 600-700 lbs $120.00-134.00. Large 1: Pkg 617 lbs $130.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Pkg 250 lbs $146.00; 350-400 lbs $136.00-159.00; 400-500 lbs $136.00-159.00; 500-600 lbs $125.00-145.50; 600-700 lbs $122.50-136.00; 700-800 lbs $118.00-126.50; 800-900 lbs $113.00-120.00. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-350 lbs $125.00-149.00; 400-500 lbs $115.00-133.00; few 500-600 lbs $117.00-127.00; few 600-700 lbs $108.00-125.50.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1-2: Few 400-500 lbs $153.00-171.50; 500-600 lbs $128.00-157.00; 600-675 lbs $120.00-138.50; pkg 715 lbs $120.00. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 490 lbs $139.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $57.50-65.50, High Dressing $68.00-70.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $58.00-65.50, High Dressing $67.00-70.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $50.50-60.00, High Dressing $65.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1275-2420 lbs Bulk $76.00-84.50, High Dressing $88.00-93.00.
   STOCKER COWS: Stocker Cows: Medium 2:   Few 2-4 yrs old, 605-743 lbs $80.00-109.00.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large  1-2: Few 5 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 980-1285 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $980.00-1200.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2:   Few 5 yrs old to short and solid, 830-1470 lbs with 130-210 lbs calves, $1000.00-1235.00 per pair. ∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
MARCH 20, 2017, 2014 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 895   Week Ago: 717       Last Year: 1034
   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold steady to $6.00 higher. Slaughter cows and bulls sold $1.00 higher. Supply light.  Cows made up approximately 13 percent of the run, 87 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 44 percent of the offering, 39 percent heifers with 16 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 28 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 250-300 lbs $162.00-180.00; 300-400 lbs $161.00-180.00; 400-500 lbs $148.00-168.00; 500-600 lbs $129.00-158.00; 600-650 lbs $129.00-143.80; few 650-700 lbs $125.00-131.00; 725-775 lbs $121.00-125.00; pkg 839 lbs $120.25. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 300-400 lbs $141.00-163.00; 400-500 lbs $130.00-152.00; few 500-550 lbs $121.00-134.00; few 650-675 lbs $107.00-126.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Few 275-300 lbs $140.00-157.00; 300-400 lbs $141.00-156.00; 400-500 lbs $125.00-141.00; 500-600 lbs $121.00-132.00; 600-700 lbs $116.00-125.50; few 725-750 lbs $119.00; pkg 993 lbs $102.00.  Medium and Large 1-2: Few 375-400 lbs $125.00-133.00; 400-500 lbs $121.00-135.00; 500-600 lbs $115.00-127.00; few 600-650 lbs $110.00-118.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $145.00-167.00; 500-600 lbs $131.00-150.00; 600-675 lbs $119.00-129.00; few 700-775 lbs $114.00-120.00. Medium and Large 1-2: Few 450-475 lbs $131.00-142.00; pkg 528 lbs $128.00; pkg 745 lbs $108.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $55.00-65.50, High Dressing $66.50-70.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $59.50-67.00, High Dressing, $69.00-75.50; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, few  $48.00-52.50, High Dressing $55.50-60.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: Few 1285-1950 lbs, Bulk $75.00-85.00; High Dressing $94.50-96.50.
   STOCKER COWS:  Medium 2: 2-4 yrs old, 750-1020 lbs, $75.00-83.00.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 6 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 790-1480 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $940.00-1180.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: Scarce. ∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
MARCH 21, 2017 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 491; Last Week: 384; Year Ago: 588

   Good quality preconditioned groups of cattle sold strong $3-5 higher. Rest of the offering steady to $2 lower.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $160-187; 300-399 lbs $153-177; 400-499 lbs $149-169; 500-599 lbs $137-152.50; 600-699 lbs $127-140; 700-799 lbs $117-124.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Under 200 lbs $163-175; 200-299 lbs $155-172; 300-399 lbs $145-155; 400-499 lbs $134-151; 500-599 lbs $126-146; 600-699 lbs $113-120.50; 700-799 lbs $115-118.
   BABY CALVES: Brown $45-65, Holstein $95.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, High Dressing $60.00-65.00, Low Dressing $45.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $60.00-67.00, High Dressing $68.00-73.00; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $51.00-60.00, High Dressing $61.00-66.00, Low Dressing $45.00-54.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: High Yield Low $80.00, High Yield High $94.00; Low Yield Low $70.00, Low Yield High $75.00. ∆

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
MARCH 24, 2017 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 2278; Last Week: 985; Year Ago: 2416

   Compared to the previous auction two weeks ago, feeder steers weighing 400-800 lbs sold $5.00-10.00 higher, with spots $12.00 higher on steer calves under 500 lbs and 550-600 lb steer calves. Feeder heifers weighing 450-700 lbs traded $5.00-8.00 higher with heifers over 700 lbs selling with a higher undertone on a light test with two weeks ago. Demand was good on a moderate to heavy supply. There was a good offering of top quality steers and heifers weighing mostly 500-750 lbs with many selling with good weighing conditions and a good offering of black replacement heifers weighing over 700 lbs. Slaughter cows sold firm to $2.00 higher. Cattle on Feed report was released Friday afternoon came in within analyst expectations with on Feed numbers at 100 percent; Placement at 99 percent and Marketings at 104 percent. Slaughter cows accounted for near 14 percent of the total receipts. Feeder supply consisted of 53 percent steers, 47 percent heifers and 58 percent weighing over 600 lbs.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $175.00-188.50, lot thin 440 lbs $190.00; 500-550 lbs $169.50-180.00, 550-600 lbs $160.50-175.00; 600-650 lbs $156.50-164.50, 650-700 lbs $147.25-158.00; 700-750 lbs $140.50-149.00, 750-800 lbs $134.00-138.75; few 800-835 lbs $127.00-131.50. Medium and Large 1-2: 350-400 lbs $177.00-193.00; 400-450 lbs $166.00-178.00; 500-600 lbs $159.00-168.50; 600-700 lbs $140.00-157.00; 700-800 lbs $129.25-135.50; 800-850 lbs few $126.00-126.50. Medium and Large 2: Pkg 440 lbs $156.00; 550-600 lbs $143.50-144.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $146.00-157.00, lot thin 435 lbs $166.75; 500-600 lbs $141.00-150.00; 600-700 lbs $133.50-143.50; 700-750 lbs $124.25-134.50, 750-800 lbs replacement $125.75-135.00; pot load Blk replacement $127.30. Medium and Large 1-2: 350-400 lbs $151.00-160.00; 400-500 lbs $135.00-141.00; 500-600 lbs $132.00-145.00; 600-700 lbs $126.00-138.00, fleshy $121.50-127.00; 700-800 lbs $120.00-124.00, pkg 805 lbs $119.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1-2: 450-500 lbs $147.50-156.00; 500-550 lbs $141.50-151.50; 550-600 lbs $132.50-134.50; pkg 620 lbs $131.00. 
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $64.00-72.50, High Dressing $72.50-75.00, Low Dressing $60.00-62.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $63.50-72.50, High Dressing $72.50-77.00, Low Dressing $60.00-63.00; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $62.00-69.00, High Dressing $69.00-75.00, gaunt $77.50-80.50, Low Dressing $58.00-61.50.
   STOCK COWS AND HEIFERETTES: Scarce. 
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1200-2575 lbs lbs $88.00-98.50, High Dressing $100.50-110.00, Low Dressing $84.00-87.00.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (48 head) Choice-w/Prime ends 3-4 1250-1550 lbs $133.25-135.50; Select and Choice 1-2 few 1150-1250 lbs $127.50-129.50, Holstiens 1220-1420 lbs $87.25-93.00. ∆


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