Livestock Reports

Farmington Livestock Market
APRIL 26, 2017 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 1701; Last Week: 1894; Year Ago: 929

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold uneven from $2.00 lower to $5.00 higher. Slaughter cows sold $2.00 lower and bulls sold steady. Supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 15 percent of the run, 85 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 45 percent of the offering, 44 percent heifers with 8 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 23 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 250-300 lbs $180.00-202.00; 300-400 lbs $175.00-197.00; 400-500 lbs $160.00-180.00; 500-600 lbs $151.50-170.00; 600-650 lbs $145.00-161.50; 650-700 lbs $130.00-140.00; 700-800 lbs $130.00-144.00; 800-850 lbs $132.50-135.00.  Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $155.00-170.00; 400-450 lbs $132.00-156.00; 450-500 lbs $149.00-162.50; 500-600 lbs $135.00-155.00.
   FEEDER HOLSTEINS: Large 3: pkg 707 lbs $80.00; 925-975 lbs $76.50-81.10.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 250-300 lbs $164.00-179.50; 300-400 lbs $150.00-171.00; 400-500 lbs $140.00-166.00; 500-600 lbs $130.00-146.50; 600-700 lbs $125.00-134.50; 700-800 lbs $120.00-125.00. Medium and Large  1-2: 350-400 lbs $132.00-140.00; 400-500 lbs $126.00-143.00; 500-600 lbs $120.00-131.50; few 600-700 lbs $118.00-124.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1-2: 400-500 lbs $143.00-165.00; 500-600 lbs $132.50-150.00; few 600-675 lbs $129.50-135.50; pkg 723 lbs $125.00. Medium and Large 1-2: 550-600 lbs $116.00-125.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $54.50-60.50, High Dressing $65.00-66.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $58.00-63.50, High Dressing $66.00-70.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $50.00-54.50, High Dressing $57.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: few 1340-2185 lbs Bulk $80.50-85.50, High Dressing $90.00-97.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium 1-2: few 3-7 yrs old, 833-1080 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $850.00-1185.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: 5 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 940-1230 lbs with 170-280 lbs calves, $1100.00-1675.00 per pair. ∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
APRIL 24, 2017 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 842   Week Ago: 657       Last Year: 624

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold uneven, from $2.00 lower to $7.00 higher.  Slaughter cows sold $1.00 lower and bulls sold steady. Supply light. Cows made up approximately 14 percent of the run, 86 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 35 percent of the offering, 50 percent heifers with 15 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 38 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 250-300 lbs $180.00-190.00; 300-400 lbs $160.00-185.00; 400-500 lbs $158.00-173.50; 500-600 lbs $150.00-167.00; 600-700 lbs $135.00-145.00; few 700-800 lbs $125.00-134.00; 800-875 lbs $128.00-132.00; pot load 934 lbs $125.90. Medium and Large 1-2: few 275-300 lbs $153.00-169.00; 300-400 lbs $150.00-170.00; few 400-500 lbs $140.00-165.00; few 550-600 lbs $140.00-141.00; few 600-700 lbs $121.00-130.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: few 250-300 lbs $151.00-161.00; 300-400 lbs $144.00-163.00; 400-500 lbs $138.00-150.00; 500-600 lbs $128.00-142.00; 600-650 lbs $128.00-135.00; 725-775 lbs $115.00-128.00. Medium and Large  1-2: few 350-400 lbs $119.00-134.00; 400-500 lbs $125.00-142.50; few 500-550 lbs $123.00-130.00; few 600-625 lbs $120.00-121.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $154.00-168.00; 500-600 lbs $135.00-158.00; 600-650 lbs $125.00-140.50; few 750-775 lbs $123.00-126.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 550-600 lbs $110.00-130.00; few 600-675 lbs $116.00-129.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $56.50-57.50, High Dressing $58.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $55.50-59.50, High Dressing, $66.50-68.00; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, few $48.50-53.00, High Dressing $55.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: few 1195-2090 lbs, Bulk $78.00-85.00.
   STOCKER COWS: Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 3-7 yrs old, 875-1380 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $940.00-1450.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: 4-7 yrs old, 810-1320 lbs with 140-260 lbs calves, $1410.00-1800.00 per pair. ∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
APRIL 25, 2017 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 435; Last Week: 536; Year Ago: 356

   Very mixed market today. Prices uneven, lightweights $3-6 higher, rest $2-5 lower.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $165-180; 300-399 lbs $163-179; 400-499 lbs $143-175; 500-599 lbs $135-150.50; 600-699 lbs $129-142.50; 700-799 lbs $119-133.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $165-178; 300-399 lbs $145-154; 400-499 lbs $137-152; 500-599 lbs $134-139; 600-699 lbs $117-127; 700-799 lbs $111-121.
   BABY CALVES: Holstein $120-180.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, High Dressing $60-65, Low Dressing $45; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $58-61, High Dressing $62-67; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $51-56, High Dressing $57-61, Low Dressing $45-50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: High Yield Low $80, High Yield High $89; Low Yield Low $70, Low Yield High $75. ∆

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
APRIL 28, 2017 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 2422; Last Week: 1682; Year Ago: 790

   Compared to the last special two weeks ago, feeder steers weighing 450-850 lbs all traded $10.00-15.00 higher with feeder heifers weighing 400-800 lbs selling $8.00-15.00 higher with the exception of 500-550 lbs selling firm to $3.00 higher. Demand was good with supply moderate to heavy. Slaughter cows sold fully steady to firm, with spots $2.00 higher. There was a large standing room only crowd as Eastern Missouri Commission Co. held the 9th Annual Missouri Livestock Marketing Association Auctioneer Contest with nine very talented auctioneer contestants in the contest along with Andy White the 2016 World Livestock Auctioneer Champion. The winner was Justin Abell representing Unionville Livestock Market, with Reserve Champion Brian Curless representing F & T Livestock Market and third runner up going to Brandon Frey also representing Unionville Livestock Market. A very active market with plenty of good quality calves and yearlings on hand all selling with very good demand as the fat cattle market was mostly 6.00 higher this week trading mostly from $136.00-140.00 giving plenty of support to the market.  Slaughter cows accounted for near 12 percent of the total receipts. Feeder supply consisted of near 64 percent steers and bulls, 36 percent heifers and near 50 percent weighing over 600 lbs. 
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large : 350-400 lbs $204.00-206.50; 400-450 lbs few $190.00-200.00, 450-500 lbs $181.00-196.00, thin/value added $199.00-205.00; 500-550 lbs $178.00-192.00, thin $194.00-198.00, 550-600 lbs $173.00-185.00; 600-650 lbs $168.00-177.00, 650-700 lbs $159.00-166.00; 700-800 lbs $149.00-161.50; 800-850 lbs $144.00-146.50, pkg 875 lbs $136.00; few fleshy 900-980 lbs $129.00-134.00; part load fleshy 1055 lbs $126.00. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $189.00-201.00; 400-450 lbs $180.00-186.00, 450-500 lbs $164.00-175.00; 500-600 lbs $161.00-177.00; pkg 605 lb thin $170.00; 700-750 lbs thin $157.00-159.00; 770-800 lbs $145.00-151.50. Large 1-2: pot load 947 lbs $139.85, pot load 996 lbs 138.50. Large 2: pot load 995 lbs $133.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: few 300-350 lbs $176.00-180.00; 400-500 lbs $155.50-169.00; 500-600 lbs $143.00-158.00; 600-700 lbs $139.00-152.25, pkg thin 660 lbs $151.00; 700-800 lbs $137.50-147.00; pkg 818 lbs $133.00. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $160.00-175.00; 450-600 lbs $144.00-156.00; 500-600 lbs $140.00-148.00; 500-600 lbs $140.00-148.00; 650-700 lbs $137.50-143.50; 700-750 lbs $135.00-137.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1-2: pkg 290 lbs thin $217.00; pkg 320 lbs thin $209.00; pkg 408 lbs thin $196.00; 500-550 lbs $155.00-164.00; 600-700 lbs $135.00-145.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $65.00-69.00, High Dressing few $72.50-76.00, Low Dressing $56.00-62.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $65.00-70.00, High Dressing $70.00-75.50, Low Dressing $55.00-63.00; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $61.00-68.00, High Dressing $68.00-72.00, Low Dressing $53.00-100.00, Thin $45.50-53.00.
   STOCK COWS AND HEIFERETTES:  Medium and Large: 800-1250 lbs mostly 2 yrs $106.00-127.00; 3-5 yrs 800-1300 lbs $80.00-98.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1250-2050 lbs $89.00-98.50, High Dressing $99.00-104.00, Low Dressing $85.50.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (60 head) Choice 2-4: 1190-1630 lbs $137.00-140.50; Select and Choice 1-3: 1015-1650 lbs $127.00-133.50, Holsteins 1200-1760 lbs $86.25-94.00; Select 1-2: 960-1150 lbs $114.00-120.00. ∆
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