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Farmington Livestock Market
MAY 17, 2017
Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 1272; Last Week: 1938; Year Ago: 887

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold uneven, from $3.00 lower to $2.00 higher. Slaughter cows and bulls sold $2.00 lower; Demand uneven and supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 20 percent of the run, 80 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 32 percent of the offering, 50 percent heifers with 17 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 17 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 250-300 lbs $197.00-219.00; 300-350 lbs $187.00-211.00; 350-400 lbs $174.00-199.50; 400-500 lbs $162.00-184.50; 500-600 lbs $157.50-172.50; 600-700 lbs $135.00-155.00; pkg 728 lbs $142.00; pkg 923 lbs $120.00. Medium and Large 1-2: 325-400 lbs $154.00-177.00; 400-500 lbs $135.00-165.00; few 500-600 lbs $139.00-155.00; pkg 665 lbs $128.00.
   FEEDER HOLSTEINS: Large 3: pkg 271 lbs $124.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: few 290 lbs $181.00-184.00; 300-350 lbs $179.00-180.00; 350-400 lbs $150.00-161.00; 400-500 lbs $143.00-165.50; 500-600 lbs $134.00-150.50; 600-700 lbs $130.00-144.50; 700-750 lbs $132.50-137.75; few 850-900 lbs $120.00-122.50. Medium and Large 1-2: few 250-300 lbs $141.00-160.00; 300-400 $130.00-155.00; 400-500 lbs $125.00-150.00; 500-600 lbs $125.00-137.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1-2: 400-500 lbs $149.00-179.00; 500-600 lbs $135.00-161.00; 600-675 lbs $125.00-142.00; pkg 710 lbs 122.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 400-500 lbs $125.00-152.00; pkg 590 lbs $125.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $57.50-64.50, High Dressing $67.50-69.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $55.50-66.00, High Dressing $68.50-75.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $51.00-57.50, High Dressing $60.50-65.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: few 1185-2065 lbs Bulk 80.00-88.50, High Dressing $87.50-103.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium  2: 3-6 yrs old, 725-1065 lbs $77.50-100.00.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 3 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 930-1455 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $925.00-1625.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: few 2-6 yrs old, 860-1260 lbs with 190-240 lbs calves, $1020.00-2000.00 per pair. ∆

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
MAY 18, 2017 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 1379; Last Week: 2139; Year Ago: 1342

   Friday's auction was a Special Bred cow and heifer sale with near 70 percent of the receipts replacement and slaughter cows. There was consignment of over 100 head of reputation Red/Blk AngSim cross heifers to calve in the fall from the Deer Creek Cattle Co from Clarksville, Mo. along with a nice offering young cow pairs and bred cows all selling with moderate to good demand. Slaughter cows on a nice offering sold steady to firm. Light receipts of feeder cattle were very lightly tested with no comparison with the supply mostly new crop calves selling in small packages with the exception of a pot load of 815 lb steers all selling with moderate demand. Feeder supply consisted of 70 percent steers and bulls, 30 percent heifers and near 48 percent weighing over 600 lbs.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: few fleshy 500-550 lbs $161.00-163.00; 625-640 lbs claves $142.50-145.00. Medium and Large 1-2: pkg 410 lbs $180.50; 500-550 lbs few $164.00-168.00, 550-600 lbs $150.50-160.25; pkg 635 lbs $147.25; pot load 815 lbs $140.70. Medium and Large 2: pkg 358 lbs $184.00; 450-500 lbs $165.00-166.00; pkg 515 lbs $151.50, pkg 575 lbs $143.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: few 430-450 lbs $166.50-167.50; 500-550 lbs $150.00-155.50; few 600-625 lbs $141.00-142.75. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $175.00-187.00; 400-500 lbs few $156.00-159.00; 500-600 lbs $143.00-150.50; 600-650 lbs $132.00-139.25.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1-2: 450-500 lbs $150.50-165.00; 500-600 lbs $140.50-147.00; 600-700 lbs $134.50-145.00.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1: consignment top quality Blk/Red AngSimX Hfrs 1050-1215 lbs start calving September $1725.00-2050.00; 3-6 yrs blk mostly 2nd-3rd stage 1300-1600 lbs $1575.00-1825.00. Medium and Large 1-2: heifers mix cross 950-1000 lbs 2nd stage $1675.00-1725.00; 3-7 yrs 1200-1600 lbs 2nd stage $1210.00-1525.00; short solid to aged cows 1200-1600 lbs 2nd-3rd stage $1070.00-1210.00. Medium and Large 2: few heifers 1000-1120 lbs 2md stage $1250.00-1375.00.
   PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: 2-7 yrs 900-1400 lbs w/baby to 200 lb calves $1450.00-1775.00, few blk $1825.00-1875.00, pkg 3 yrs Red Ang 1200 lbs w/150 lb calves $2375.00.  Medium and Large 2: 3-5 yrs thin 835-1015 lbs w/100-150 lb calves $1575.00-1690.00; short solid to aged cows 900-1150 lbs w/100-150 lb calves $1050.00-1260.00.
   HEIFERETTES/STOCK COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 2 yrs 800-1200 lbs $105.00-116.00, 3-5 yrs 800-1250 lbs $84.00-97.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $65.00-70.50, High Dressing $70.50-76.00, Lim. $78.00-81.50, Low Dressing $60.50-64.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $65.00-71.00, High Dressing $71.00-77.00, Low Dressing $59.00-64.00; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $63.00-69.50, High Dressing $69.50-73.50, Low Dressing $54.00-62.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1250-2250 lbs $88.00-97.50, Low Dressing $77.00-86.00.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (27 head) Choice 2-4 1065-1350 lbs $131.50-135.00; Select 1-2: 1050-1150 lbs $115.50-119.00. ∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
MAY 15, 2017 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 722   Week Ago: 777       Last Year: 1469
No Sale May 29 Due To The Holiday

   Compared to last week, 300 lbs and 600 lbs steers sold $3.00 higher, the rest of the offering sold $1.00-4.00 lower. Slaughter cows sold $3.00 lower and bulls sold steady higher. Supply light. Cows made up approximately 16 percent of the run, 84 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 35 percent of the offering, 49 percent heifers with 17 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 27 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: few 250-300 lbs $170.00-191.00; 300-350 lbs $176.00-194.00; 350-400 lbs $162.00-179.00; 400-500 lbs $160.00-175.00; 500-600 lbs $155.00-165.00; 600-700 lbs $143.00-163.00; pkg 727 lbs $150.00; 800-825 lbs $135.00-145.00. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $145.00-172.00; few 450-500 lbs $143.00-155.00; pkg 773 lbs $128.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: few 275-300 lbs $160.00-166.00; 300-400 lbs $155.00-166.00; 400-500 lbs $140.00-161.00; 500-600 lbs $135.00-150.00; 600-700 lbs $127.00-139.50; 700-800 lbs $118.00-138.00; pkg 903 lbs $101.50.  Medium and Large  1-2: few 350-400 lbs $140.00-150.00; 400-500 lbs $125.00-146.00; few 575-600 lbs $130.00-135.00; few 600-700 lbs $120.00-125.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $149.00-165.00; 500-600 lbs $132.00-150.00; 500-600 lbs $132.00-150.00; few 600-700 lbs $125.00-140.00; few 700-750 lbs $125.00-132.00; pkg 908 lbs $107.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 450-500 lbs $135.00-150.00; few 500-600 lbs $121.00-135.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $56.00-60.00, High Dressing $62.00-63.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $54.50-60.00, High Dressing, $63.00-73.00; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, few $48.50-52.50, High Dressing $54.50-62.50, Low Dressing $43.00-45.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: few 1135-2095 lbs, Bulk $78.00-88.50, HighDressing $90.50-94.00, Low Dressing $70.00-74.00.
   STOCKER COWS:  Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 4 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 895-1380 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $860.00-1000.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: Short and solid, 980-1240 lbs with 110-340 lbs calves, $840.00-1200.00 per pair. ∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
MAY 16, 2017
Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 401; Last Week: 384; Year Ago: 374

   Strong market today, light supply good demand, quality calves were overall $2-9 higher.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $191-250; 300-399 lbs $167-205; 400-499 lbs $166-197.50; 500-599 lbs $151-165.50; 600-699 lbs $143-155.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $172-182.50; 300-399 lbs $155-170; 400-499 lbs $150-176; 500-599 lbs $132-150; 600-699 lbs $125-132; 700-799 lbs $122-127.
   BABY CALVES: Brown $10-60; Holstein $90-130; Nice set of Brown Swiss $130 per hd.
   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, $75-7851-56, 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. ∆
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