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Patton Junction Livestock Auction
JULY 17, 2017 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 587; Last Week: 566; Year Ago: 35

   Compared to last week, steer calves traded 2.00-4.00 higher with heifer calves steady to $2.00 higher. Slaughter cows and bulls traded mostly steady. Demand was good on a light supply. Replacement animals made up approximately 17 percent of the offering with the remaining 83 percent feeders. The feeder offering consisted of 24 percent steers 46 percent heifers and 30 percent bulls with 13 percent of the offering weighing over 600 lbs. 
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 400-450 lbs $165.00-168.00; 450-500 lbs $151.00-154.75; 550-600 lbs $150.50-151.00. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-350 lbs $173.00-180.00; 400-450 lbs $149.00-158.00; 450-500 lbs $147.00-150.00; 500-550 lbs $141.00-149.00; 550-600 lbs $140.00-148.00. Medium and Large 2: 350-400 lbs $125.00-129.50; 450-500 lbs $125.00-135.00.  Large 1-2: 550-600 lbs $149.00; 600-650 lbs $144.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-350 lbs $155.00-157.00; 350-400 lbs $150.00-155.00; 400-450 lbs $144.00-149.00; 450-500 lbs $137.50-142.00; 500-550 lbs $134.00-137.00; 550-600 lbs $130.00-132.00; 600-650 lbs $127.00-132.00; Pkg 3 hd 815 lbs $122.50. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-350 lbs $150.00-154.00; 350-400 lbs $139.00-145.00; 400-450 lbs $132.00-143.00; 450-500 lbs $126.00-139.00; 500-550 lbs $123.00-133.00; 550-600 lbs $125.00-129.00; 650-700 lbs $115.00-125.00; 700-750 lbs $121.00-123.00. Medium and Large 2: 400-450 lbs $126.00-130.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 300-350 lbs $168.00-175.00; 350-400 lbs $158.00-167.00; 400-450 lbs $153.00-157.00; pkg 3 hd 470 lbs $152.00; 500-550 lbs $145.00-152.00.  Medium and Large 1-2: 350-400 lbs $149.00-153.00; 400-450 lbs $140.00-148.00; 450-500 lbs $141.00-149.00; 500-550 lbs $139.00-145.00; 550-600 lbs $126.00-137.00; 600-650 lbs $125.00-135.00; 650-700 lbs $125.00-130.00; 800-850 lbs $108.00-115.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $66.50-70.50, High Dressing $69.50-72.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $61.50-70.50, High Dressing $71.50-76.50, Low Dressing $55.50-57.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $56.00-57.50, High Dressing $60.00-72.00, Low Dressing $50.00-52.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1085-2110 lbs, Bulk $82.00-88.50, Low dressing  $76.00-81.00.
   STOCKER COWS: 12-18 months 770-790 lbs open heifers 108.00-118.00 per cwt; 2-3 yr old 580-990 lb open or unchecked cows $72.00-90.50.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 2-6 yrs old, 715-1145 lbs cows in 1st to 3rd stage $800.00-985.00 per head; 7 yrs to short-solid mouth 1160-1195 lb cows in 2nd stage $725.00-835.00 per head. Medium and Large 2: 4-7 year old 835-1145 lbs cows in the 1st to 3rd stage $635.00-755.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: Individual 3 yrs old 1270 lb cow with 300 lb calf $1340.00 per pair. ∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
JULY 18, 2017 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 337; Last Week: 316; Year Ago: 212

   Despite high heat and humidity making for a hard day on workers and animals the market was strong. Most weights were steady to $8-10 higher. Quality and weight up was good today.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $171-180; 300-399 lbs $152-165; 400-499 lbs $145-165; 500-599 lbs $142-165; 600-699 lbs $128-150; 700-799 lbs $127-147.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $154-165; 300-399 lbs $144-155; 400-499 lbs $136-146; 500-599 lbs $133-145; 600-699 lbs $129-144.
   BABY CALVES: Brown $55-75, Holstein $70-90, Beef $110-240.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $65-69, High Dressing $70-74, Low Dressing $59-64; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $66-71, High Dressing $72-79; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $55-59, High Dressing $60-65, Low Dressing $45-50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: High Yield Low $80, High Yield High $93; Low Yield Low $70, Low Yield High $75. ∆

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
JULY 21, 2017 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 387; Last Week: 963; Year Ago: 476

   Friday's auction was a Special bred cow sale with very light receipts of feeder cattle. There were two nice consignments of mostly black young bred cows that sold with moderate to good demand. Slaughter cows sold mostly steady.  Feeder cattle receipts were to light to test with 65 percent replacement and slaughter cows and 35 percent feeders on a light offering of cattle.  Feeder cattle consisted of 46 percent steers, 54 percent heifers and near 34 percent weighing over 600 lbs.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1-2: few 550-600 lbs $158.00-162.50; pkg 635 lbs $153.50; few 700-735 lbs $140.50-142.50; few 800-835 lbs $140.25-140.75.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1-2: pkg 385 lbs $157.50; 500-600 lbs few $141.00-150.50; pkg 830 lbs $127.50. Medium and Large 2: few 500-550 lbs $138.50-141.00.
   HEIFERETTES/STOCK COWS:  Medium and Large 1-2: few 2 yrs 850-1000 lbs $110.00-120.50; 3-5 yrs 1030-1200 lbs few $85.50-100.00. 
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: Bred Cows- 3-6 yrs 1150-1620 lbs mostly black late 2nd-3rd stage $1400.00-1520.00, pkg 7 yrs 1450 lbs 2nd stage $1260.00. Medium and Large 2: 2-6 yrs 1070-1100 lbs 2nd-3rd stage $1200.00-1310.00. Medium 1-2: 5-6 yrs 1050-1100 lbs 2nd stage $1080.00-1120.00. Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2: pkg 5-6 yrs 1500 lbs w/150 lb calves $1625.00. 
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $70.50-75.50, High Dressing $75.50-78.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $70.00-76.50, High Dressing $76.50-81.50, Low Dressing $66.00-67.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $68.00-74.50, High Dressing $74.50-77.50, Low Dressing $61.00-64.00.
Yield Grade 1-2: 1200-2120 lbs $90.50-96.00, High Dressing $104.00, Low Dressing $83.50-88.00.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (12 head) Select and Choice 1-3 1150-1300 lbs $113.00-117.50. Select 1-2 few 1150-1180 lbs $103.50-106.00. ∆

Farmington Livestock Market
JULY 19, 2017 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 920; Last Week: 1138; Year Ago: 322

   Compared to last week, feeder steers under 550 lbs steady to $2.00 higher, Over 550 lbs $2.00 to $10.00 higher. Feeder heifers under 500 lbs steady to $2.00 higher, Over 500 lbs $5.00 to $10.00 higher. Demand good. Supply was moderate, the feeder supply consisted of 57 percent steers and bulls, 32 percent heifers and 48 percent of the feeders were over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls of 11 percent of the total offering. Slaughter cows steady to $2.00 higher.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 325-400 lbs $179.00-185.00; 400-500 lbs $160.00-171.50; 500-600 lbs $152.00-166.00; 600-700 lbs $149.00-160.50; 700-800 lbs $146.00-147.50. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 300-400 lbs $165.00-175.00; 500-600 lbs $150.00-158.00; Few 625-675 lbs $145.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Pkg 355 lbs $159.00; 400-425 lbs $151.00-162.00; 450-500 lbs $146.00-155.00; 500-550 lbs $143.00-155.50; 550-600 lbs $135.00-146.50; 600-675 lbs $137.50-147.50; Few 700-775 lbs $130.00-135.00. Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 448 lbs $140.00; Few 500-550 lbs $140.00-146.00; 600-700 lbs $123.50-137.50.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1-3: Pkg 300 lbs $180.00; 400-500 lbs $148.00-169.00; 500-600 lbs $142.00-161.00; Few 600-625 lbs $137.00; 650-675 lbs $118.00-122.00; 700-775 lbs $125.00-130.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $70.50-72.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $65.00-75.00, few High Dressing $78.50-80.50, Low Dressing few $58.50-63.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $61.00-68.00, Low Dressing $50.50-58.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1130-2235 lbs $87.50-95.50, Low dressing $75.50-77.50.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 2-6 yrs 940-1265 lbs 1st-3rd stage $1000.00-1300.00. Medium and Large 2: 7 yrs to broken mouth 955-1200 lbs 2nd-3rd stage $750.00-975.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: few 5 yrs to short and solid 1000-1150 lbs with 250 to 350 lbs calves $1125.00-1510.00, Ind 4 yrs 1000 lbs with 300 lbs calf $1600.00 per pair. ∆
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