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Farmington Livestock Market
MAY 31, 2017 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 983; Last Week: 1317; Year Ago: 724

   Compared to last week, 300-500 lbs steers and 300 lbs heifers sold $3.00-4.00 higher, the rest of the offering sold steady to $4.00 lower. Slaughter cows and bulls sold $2.00 higher; Demand uneven and supply light. Cows made up approximately 24 percent of the run, 76 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 38 percent of the offering, 40 percent heifers with 20 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 19 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $186.00-205.00; fancy pkg 320 lbs $227.00; 400-500 lbs $171.00-197.00; 500-600 lbs $161.00-181.00; few 625-700 lbs $146.00-167.00; few 775-800 lbs $135.00-138.00; pkg 875 lbs $130.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 300-400 lbs $150.00-180.00; 425-500 lbs $155.00-176.00; few 600-650 lbs $125.00-146.00.
   FEEDER HOLSTEINS: Large 3: pkg 430 lbs $100.00; pkg 521 lbs $75.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 250-300 lbs $160.00-179.00; 300-400 lbs $150.00-178.00; fancy 300-375 lbs $180.00-200.00; 400-500 lbs $142.50-159.00; 500-600 lbs $132.50-155.00; 600-700 lbs $130.00-139.00; few 700-750 lbs $125.00-130.00. Medium and Large 1-2:   few 350-400 $130.00-146.00; few 400-500 lbs $125.00-140.00; 500-550 lbs $130.00-140.00; pkg 660 lbs $125.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1-2: 400-500 lbs $155.00-185.00; 500-600 lbs $144.00-160.00; 600-700 lbs $134.00-158.00; few 700-775 lbs $120.00-133.00; few 800-850 lbs $105.00-110.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 425-475 lbs $125.00-150.00; pkg 610 lbs $135.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $57.50-64.00, High Dressing $70.00-73.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $60.50-67.00, High Dressing $69.50-73.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $50.00-62.50, High Dressing $64.00-65.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: few 1045-1995 lbs Bulk $80.00-89.00, High Dressing $93.00-96.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium 2: 2-4 yrs old, 675-1102 lbs $80.00-110.00.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 3 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 900-1417 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $925.00-1400.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: 2 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 790-1280 lbs with 120-240 lbs calves, $1150.00-1550.00 per pair. ∆

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
JUNE 2, 2017 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 525; Last Week: 1446; Year Ago: 564

   Compared to last week, a very light test of feeder cattle, steers and heifer calves under 600 lbs traded with a steady undertone on comparable sales. Demand was moderate on light supply.  Slaughter cows accounted for near 40 percent of the total receipts and traded steady to firm.  Feeder supply consisted of 65 percent steers and bulls, 35 percent heifers and near 21 percent weighing over 600 lbs.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: lot 510 lbs $183.25; 565-585 lbs $173.75-174.50; few 600-650 lbs $168.50-174.00, lot 660 lbs 163.75. Medium and Large 1-2: few 350-400 lbs $188.00-205.00; 500-600 lbs $161.50-175.00; 600-650 lbs $165.50-172.25; pkg 840 lbs $145.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: few 400-450 lbs $178.00-178.50, pkg 475 lbs $165.50; 500-600 lbs $148.50-163.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 350-400 lbs $178.00-179.00; 450-500 lbs $153.00-157.50; 500-600 lbs $146.00-157.00; 600-700 lbs $135.50-138.50.  Medium and Large 2: pkg 525 lbs $135.50.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1-2: 400-450 lbs $176.00-189.00; 500-600 lbs $147.50-154.50.
   HEIFERETTES/STOCK COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 2 yrs 800-1200 lbs few $92.00-97.50, few $113.00-114.00; 3-5 yrs few $83.00-92.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $65.50-71.50, Low Dressing $64.00-65.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $65.50-72.00, High Dressing $72.00-77.00, Low Dressing $60.50-64.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $63.50-70.00, High Dressing $70.00-76.00, Low Dressing $54.00-63.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1250-2365 lbs $88.50-99.50, High Dressing $100.50-108.00.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (57 head) Select and Choice 2-3 1200-1300 lbs $130.75-134.25; Lot Holsteins 1575 lbs $98.75; Select 1-2: 1000-1300 lbs $122.50-129.00. ∆
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