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Farmington Livestock Market
JUNE 21, 2017 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 983; Last Week: 905; Year Ago: 555
No Sale July 5 Due to 4th of July Holiday

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold $1.00-5.00 lower. Slaughter cows sold and bulls sold $1.00 higher. Supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 23 percent of the run, 77 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 41 percent of the offering, 49 percent heifers with 10 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 40 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: pkg 265 lbs $208.00; 300-400 lbs $165.00-188.00; 400-500 lbs $155.00-175.00; 500-600 lbs $150.00-162.00; 600-675 lbs $142.50-154.00; 700-800 lbs $135.00-140.50; 875-900 lbs $136.00-138.25; pkg 1015 lbs $121.50. Medium and Large 1-2: 400-500 lbs $140.00-155.00; 500-600 lbs $130.00-146.00; few 600-700 lbs $125.00-140.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: few 275-300 lbs $176.00-182.00; 300-400 lbs $153.00-173.00; 400-500 lbs $144.00-161.00; 500-600 lbs $134.00-147.50; 600-700 lbs $130.00-142.50; 700-750 lbs $135.00-156.50; 800-875 lbs $127.00-141.00. Medium and Large  1-2: 350-400 lbs $135.00-150.00; 400-500 lbs $133.00-145.00; few 550-600 lbs $137.50-140.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: few 400-450 lbs $145.00-156.00; 500-600 lbs $141.00-152.50; 600-700 lbs $125.00-139.00.  Medium and Large 1-2: few 400-500 lbs $138.00-144.00; few 550-600 lbs $129.00-143.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $71.50-73.50, High Dressing $76.00-83.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $63.00-72.50, High Dressing $75.00-84.25; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, few $57.00-63.00, High Dressing $69.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: few 1170-1855 lbs Bulk $84.50-92.50, High Dressing few $98.50-104.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium and Large 2: 2-5 yrs old, 880-1040 lbs $81.00-106.00.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 3-7 yrs old, 908-1465 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $975.00-1225.00 per head. Short and solid mouth, 1095-1370 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $900.00-1060.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: 3 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 900-1580 lbs with 190-320 lbs calves, $1025.00-1775.00 per pair. ∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
JUNE 20, 2017 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 426; Last Week: 320; Year Ago: 142

   23 head preconditioned steers average 597 lbs $161 and 23 head preconditioned heifers average 569 lbs  $157. Rest of the offering was uneven $5 higher to $6 lower on average.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $163-175; 300-399 lbs $157-165; 400-499 lbs $150-165; 500-599 lbs $145-161; 600-699 lbs $125-140.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Under 200 lbs $181; 200-299 lbs $140-155; 300-399 lbs $150-158; 400-499 lbs $145-161; 500-599 lbs $144-157; 600-699 lbs $123-134.
   BABY CALVES: Brown $35-50; Holstein $60-150.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $58-61, High Dressing $62-68, Low Dressing $45; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $59-64, High Dressing $65-70; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $55-59, High Dressing $60-65, Low Dressing $45-50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: High Yield Low $80, High Yield High $102.25; Low Yield Low $70, Low Yield High $75. ∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
JUNE 19, 2017 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 357   Week Ago: 693       Last Year: 338
No Sale July 3 due to the 4th of July Holiday

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold $1.00-6.00 higher on a light test. Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady; Demand good and supply light. Cows made up approximately 11 percent of the run, 89 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 34 percent of the offering, 50 percent heifers with 16 percent feeder bulls.  Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 17 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: few 250-300 lbs $180.00-197.50; 300-400 lbs $165.00-181.00; 400-500 lbs $155.00-179.00; 500-600 lbs $145.00-167.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 275-300 lbs $157.50-167.50; few 350-400 lbs $151.00-165.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: few 250-300 lbs $158.00-161.00; 350-400 lbs $151.00-160.00; 400-500 lbs $143.00-155.00; 500-600 lbs $138.00-151.00; few 600-625 lbs $134.00-145.00; fleshy pkg 663 lbs $125.00; few 700-750 lbs $127.00-140.00; few 800-900 lbs $115.00-121.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 425-500 lbs $128.00-145.00; few 500-600 lbs $125.00-135.00; few 600-625 lbs $126.00-155.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $145.00-175.00; 500-600 lbs $140.00-162.00; few 600-675 lbs $124.00-138.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 525-550 lbs $121.00-122.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, Scarce.; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $60.00-69.00, High Dressing, $75.00-77.00; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, few $52.00-57.00, High Dressing $66.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: few 1290-2080 lbs, bulk $83.00-90.00, High Dressing $96.50-97.50.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Scarce.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Scarce. ∆

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
JUNE 23, 2017 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 1010; Last Week: 661; Year Ago: 1433

   Compared to the last special two weeks ago, feeder steers under 750 lbs and heifers under 700 lbs traded mostly $5.00-10.00 lower on comparable sales. Demand was moderate on a moderate supply. Slaughter cows accounted for near 17 percent of the total receipts. Slaughter cows sold steady to $2.00 higher. Cattle on Feed report was released Friday afternoon with numbers slightly above expectations with on feed for June 1 at 103 percent; Placements came in at 112 percent and Marketings at 109 percent. Feeder supply consisted of 41 percent steers, 59 percent heifers and 61 percent weighing over 600 lbs.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 550-600 lbs $159.00-165.50; 600-650 lbs $162.00-163.50, pkg 688 lbs lbs $150.00; 700-750 lbs 142.00-148.00. Medium and Large 1-2: 350-400 lbs $182.00-187.00, pkg thin $201.00; 400-500 lbs $170.00-182.00; 500-550 lbs $161.00-172.50; 650-700 lbs $141.00-149.00; 700-760 lbs $134.50-143.00; pkg 840 lbs $136.25.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 400-450 lbs $161.50-168.00, 450-500 lbs $154.00-158.00; 500-600 lbs $149.50-153.00; 600-650 lbs $143.00-145.00, 650-700 lbs $133.00-135.00; 700-800 lbs $125.25-129.75; 820-835 lbs $124.00; pot load 928 lbs $124.75. Medium and Large 1-2: 400-500 lbs $149.00-157.00; 500-600 lbs $137.50-146.50; 600-700 lbs $130.00-141.50; lot 875 lbs $120.75; lot 936 lbs $118.25.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1-2: 500-600 lbs $143.00-156.00; 600-650 lbs $141.00-145.00; 700-750 lbs $132.50-134.00.
   HEIFERETTES/STOCK COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 2 yrs 750-1150 lbs few $98.00-116.00.  
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $68.50-75.00, High Dressing $75.00-81.50, couple $84.50-85.50, Low Dressing $65.50-68.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $69.00-74.50, High Dressing $74.50-81.50, Low Dressing $65.00-68.00; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $68.00-72.50, High Dressing $72.50-78.50, Low Dressing $62.00-67.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1200-2200 lbs $94.50-99.50, High Dressing $148.50-151.50, Low Dressing $100.00-104.00.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (23 head) Select and Choice 1-3 1075-1350 lbs $118.50-120.50; Select 1-2 1100-1550 lbs $105.50-108.00. ∆
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