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Patton Junction Livestock Auction
AUGUST 7, 2017 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 483   Week Ago: 518       Last Year: 370

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold $1.00-10.00 higher with better quality than last week. Slaughter cows and bulls sold $2.00 lower; Demand good and supply light. Cows made up approximately 13 percent of the run, 87 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 32 percent of the offering, 43 percent heifers with 25 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 18 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: few 250-300 lbs $176.00-192.50; 350-400 lbs $168.00-196.00; 400-425 lbs $157.00-170.00; few 500-600 lbs $150.00-157.00; 600-700 lbs $135.00-150.00; few 700-750 lbs $130.00-142.00; few 825-875 lbs $120.00-136.00. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $155.00-170.00; few 450-500 lbs $138.00-142.00; few 525-575 lbs $130.00-145.00; few 600-650 lbs $129.00-131.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: few 250-300 lbs $160.00-173.00; 300-350 lbs $151.00-161.00; 400-500 lbs $140.00-155.00; 500-600 lbs $130.00-146.00; few 650-700 lbs $125.00-132.00; pkg 717 lbs 124.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 400-500 lbs $130.00-142.00; 500-600 lbs $120.00-132.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $139.00-164.00; 500-600 lbs $125.00-145.00; few 600-675 lbs $125.00-134.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 575-600 lbs $125.00-128.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $62.50-69.50, High Dressing $70.00-72.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $64.50-73.50, High Dressing, $76.50-79.00; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, few $53.00-60.00, High Dressing $68.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: few 1725-2175 lbs, Bulk $84.00-90.00, High Dressing $93.00.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Scarce.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: 5 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 1085-1425 lbs with 180-320 lbs calves, $1140.00-1425.00 per pair. ∆

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
AUGUST 11, 2017 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 1376; Last Week: 1008; Year Ago: 1100

   Compared to last week, the best test was on feeder steers weighing 600-700 lbs selling mostly $5.00 lower, over 600 lbs was not tested with last week. Feeder heifers were very lightly tested with last week's market and sold with a weak to lower undertone. Demand was moderate to good with supply moderate with bulk of the receipts weighing 600-800 lbs. Slaughter cows sold fully steady. Fed cattle prices this week were mostly $2.00-3.00 lower on live sales which help to pressure the market. Slaughter cows accounted for near 15 percent of the total receipts with slaughter steers and heifers accounting for 4 percent of the receipts. Feeder supply consisted of 62 percent steers and bulls, 38 percent heifers and 76 percent weighing over 600 lbs.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: pkg 475 lbs $189.00; 500-550 lbs few $176.00-179.00, 550-600 lbs few $161.00-168.00; 600-650 lbs few $159.00-160.50; 650-700 lbs $150.00-159.50, 700-800 lbs $144.50-153.00; 800-900 lbs few $132.25-140.00. Medium and Large 1-2: 450-500 lbs $167.00-170.50; 500-550 lbs $159.50-168.00, 550-600 lbs $155.50-160.50; 600-650 lbs $152.50-156.00, 650-700 lbs $144.25-153.00; 700-800 lbs $141.00-146.50; 800-850 lbs $130.50-135.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: few 400-450 lbs $161.00-162.00, pkg 480 lbs $153.50; 550-600 lbs $144.50-151.75; 600-700 lbs $141.50-149.25, lot fleshy 693 lbs $139.50; pkg 725 lbs $141.50, lot 786 lbs $131.50. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $158.00-170.00; 450-500 lbs $146.00-149.50; 550-600 lbs $144.00-148.50; 600-700 lbs $130.50-140.50, pkg thin 630 lbs $149.00; 700-800 lbs $129.50-136.00; pkg 835 lbs $125.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1-2: 400-450 lbs $176.00-180.00; 500-550 lbs $140.50-151.50; pkg 930 lbs $110.50.  Medium and Large 2: pkg 445 lbs $160.00.
   HEIFERETTES/STOCK COWS: Scarce.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $70.00-76.00, High Dressing $76.00-78.50, Low Dressing $65.00-68.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $70.00-76.50, High Dressing $76.50-79.50, Low Dressing $64.00-68.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $68.00-72.50, High Dressing $72.50-76.00, Low Dressing $61.00-66.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1150-2470 lbs $90.00-98.50, High Dressing $101.00-102.50, Low Dressing $80.00-88.00.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (56 head) Select and Choice 2-3: 1075-1450 lbs $114.00-115.75, Holsteins 1350-1860 lbs $80.50-85.50. Select 1-2: 1085-1300 lbs $105.50-112.50. ∆

Farmington Livestock Market
AUGUST 9, 2017 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 1312; Last Week: 1810; Year Ago: 1327

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold $1.00-7.00 lower. Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady; Demand lower and supply moderate.  Cows made up approximately 16 percent of the run, 84 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 47 percent of the offering, 43 percent heifers with 10 feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 40 percent. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 51 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $169.00-187.00; 400-500 lbs $155.00-171.00; 500-600 lbs $148.50-165.00; 600-675 lbs $138.00-152.00; 700-800 lbs $135.00-147.00; few 800-850 lbs $132.00-139.00; few 900-950 lbs $130.00-135.50. Medium and Large 1-2: few 250-300 lbs $152.50-158.00; 325-400 lbs $145.00-165.00; few 450-500 lbs $136.00-157.00; 500-600 lbs $130.00-144.00; few 600-659 lbs $135.00-137.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-375 lbs $146.00-167.00; 400-500 lbs $140.50-157.00; 500-600 lbs $132.50-147.00; 600-700 lbs $130.00-144.00; 700-775 lbs 122.50-137.50; pkg 964 lbs 118.25. Medium and Large  1-2: few 325-400 lbs $127.00-144.00; 400-500 lbs $130.00-144.00; few 500-600 lbs $120.00-136.00; 650-700 lbs $126.00-133.00; pkg 911 lbs $110.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $144.00-165.00; 500-600 lbs $130.00-155.00; 600-700 lbs $125.00-136.00; pkg 760 lbs $119.00. Medium and Large 1-2: pkg 397 lbs $140.00; few 400-500 lbs $125.00-155.00; few 500-550 lbs $125.00-145.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $68.50-74.00, High Dressing $77.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $65.50-74.50, High Dressing $77.00-82.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, few $55.00-62.50, High Dressing $66.00-71.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: few 1175-2140 lbs  Bulk $85.50-94.50, High Dressing  $100.00-108.00.
   STOCKER COWS: Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 3-7 yrs old, 945-1520 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1000.00-1310.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: 4-7 yrs old, 970-1375 lbs, 90-280 lbs calves, $1000.00-1600.00 per pair. ∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
AUGUST 8, 2017 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 507; Last Week: 421; Year Ago: 266

   Stronger market today $3-7 higher.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $181-190; 300-399 lbs $150-168; 400-499 lbs $145-167; 500-599 lbs $142-160; 600-699 lbs $130-145; 700-799 lbs $120-140.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $150-170; 300-399 lbs $145-159; 400-499 lbs $138-152.50; 500-599 lbs $137-149.50; 600-699 lbs $130-138.50.
   BABY CALVES: Brown $20-80; Holstein $120-130; Beef $190-350.
   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. ∆
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