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Patton Junction Livestock Auction
SEPTEMBER 11, 2017 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 1328   Week Ago: 0       Last Year: 625

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold steady to 3.00 higher, except 600-700 lbs heifers $5.00 lower. Slaughter cows sold $12.00 lower and bulls sold $10.00 lower. Supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 11 percent of the run, 89 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 39 percent of the offering, 43 percent heifers with 19 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 30 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: few 250-300 lbs $160.00-187.50; 300-350 lbs $161.00-186.00; 350-400 lbs $155.00-168.00; 400-500 lbs $152.00-164.00; 500-600 lbs $141.50-160.25; 600-700 lbs $132.00-151.25; 700-800 lbs $125.00-145.00; few 825-850 lbs $125.00-134.00. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $140.00-163.00; 425-500 lbs $131.00-147.00; few 500-600 lbs $125.00-145.00; few 600-700 lbs $121.00-134.00.
  FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: few 250-275 lbs $166.00-180.00; 300-400 lbs $150.00-178.00; 400-500 lbs $138.00-159.00; 500-600 lbs $128.00-146.00; 600-700 lbs $128.00-139.00; 700-800 lbs $118.00-131.00; few 800-850 lbs $116.00-125.00. Medium and Large 1-2: 325-400 lbs $140.00-157.00; 400-500 lbs $125.00-140.00; 500-600 lbs $124.00-137.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $144.00-161.00; 500-600 lbs $135.00-150.00; 600-700 lbs $125.00-142.00; few 700-800 lbs $113.00-128.00;  pkg 805 lbs 108.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 400-500 lbs $125.00-149.00; few 500-600 lbs $125.00-135.00; few 600-650 lbs $115.00-125.00; few 750-775 lbs $107.00-110.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $53.00-55.00, High Dressing $65.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $45.00-54.50, High Dressing, $55.00-57.00; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, few $40.00-45.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: few 1270-2200 lbs, Bulk $72.00-82.50.
   STOCKER COWS:  Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 3 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 970-1470 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $725.00-1030.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium 1-2: 3 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 990-1305 lbs with 140-360 lbs calves, $850.00-1260.00 per pair. ∆

Farmington Livestock Market
SEPTEMBER 13, 2017 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 1397; Last Week: 1831; Year Ago: 1437

   Compared to last week, steers sold $6.00-12.00 higher, the heifer offering sold $1.00-8.00 higher. Slaughter cows sold steady and bulls sold $1.00 lower. Demand good and supply moderate.  Cows made up approximately 15 percent of the run, 85 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 48 percent of the offering, 44 percent heifers with 8 feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 33 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: few 250-300 lbs $191.00-200.00; 300-400 lbs $186.00-215.00; 400-500 lbs $164.00-189.00; fancy 400-450 lbs $190.00-200.00; 500-600 lbs $153.00-178.00; fancy 500-550 lbs $182.00-183.00; 600-700 lbs $145.00-167.00; fancy pkg 605 lbs $173.50; 700-800 lbs $135.00-147.50; 800-900 lbs $135.00-142.50; few 1025-1050 lbs $105.00-110.00. Medium and Large 1-2: pkg 293 lbs $138.00; few 300-400 lbs $145.00-170.00; 400-475 lbs $137.00-165.00; 500-600 lbs $139.00-164.50; pkg 648 lbs $145.00.
   FEEDER HOLSTEINS:  Large 3: pkg 714 lbs $85.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: pkg 255 lbs $172.50; 300-400 lbs $150.00-166.00; 400-500 lbs $145.00-169.00; 500-600 lbs $140.00-155.00; 600-700 lbs $135.00-148.00; 700-800 lbs $125.00-141.50; pkg 858 lbs $120.00. pkg 904 lbs $122.50. Medium and Large  1-2: pkg 320 lbs $120.00; few 425-500 lbs $127.00-144.00; 525-600 lbs $125.00-135.00; few 600-675 lbs $120.00-130.00; pkg 708 lbs $130.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: few 400-500 lbs $146.00-174.00; 500-600 lbs $139.00-164.00; 600-700 lbs $127.00-137.00.  Medium and Large 1-2: few 425-500 lbs $125.00-145.00; pkg 618 lbs $125.00; few 700-750 lbs $105.00-110.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $57.00-64.00, High Dressing $66.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $57.50-62.00, High Dressing $65.50-66.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, few $54.00-57.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: few 1170-2115 lbs Bulk $78.00-84.00, High Dressing  $84.00-85.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: few 3-4 yrs old 758-1100 lbs $70.00-108.00.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: few 4-7 yrs old, 980-1390 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1000.00-1235.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium 1-2: few 4-7 yrs old, 920-1135 lbs with 140-200 lbs calves, $1000.00-1260.00 per pair. ∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
SEPTEMBER 12, 2017 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 814; Last Week: No Sale; Year Ago: 339

   No sale last week to compare to. From 2 weeks ago it appeared weaker. Cattle were very uneven in quality and condition. No big groups to sell. On average we will call it $1-5 lower.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $164-175; 300-399 lbs $143-171; 400-499 lbs $135-160.50; 500-599 lbs $133-150; 600-699 lbs $127-137.50; 700-799 lbs $110-135.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $158-168; 300-399 lbs $135-150.50; 400-499 lbs $133-149; 500-599 lbs $129-140.50; 600-699 lbs $124-138.50.
   BABY CALVES: Brown $15-25; Holstein $30-75; Beef $150-250.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $60-64, High Dressing $65-70, Low Dressing $59-63; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $64-68, High Dressing $69-73; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $55-59, High Dressing $60-65, Low Dressing $45-50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: High Yield Low $80, High Yield High $91; Low Yield Low $70, Low Yield High $75. ∆

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
SEPTEMBER 15, 2017 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 839; Last Week: 1276; Year Ago: 831

   Friday's sale was a Special Bred Cow sale with a light run of feeder cattle and not enough of anyone weight range to test the market. Mostly small packages and groups of calves that were not weaned or short weaned selling with moderate demand. Slaughter cows sold mostly steady.  Slaughter and bred cows accounted for 40 percent of the total receipts. Feeder supply included 55 percent steers and bulls, 45 percent heifers and near 30 percent weighing over 600 lbs.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: pkg 498 lbs $185.00; 500-550 lbs $175.00-185.00, pkg 550 lbs $165.00, pkg fleshy 568 lbs $156.00; pkg 675 lbs fleshy $141.00, pkg fleshy 720 lbs $145.00. Medium and Large 1-2: 400-500 lbs $175.50-188.00; 500-550 lbs $161.00-170.00, 550-600 lbs $150.00-159.00; 600-650 lbs $153.50-162.50, 650-700 lbs $142.50-150.00; 700-750 lbs $145.00-149.00, 750-800 lbs $132.50-139.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large: 400-450 lbs $160.00-168.00, thin $175.00-178.50; 450-500 lbs $162.00-163.00; 500-550 lbs $150.00-152.00, fleshy $137.00-147.00, 550-600 lbs $146.00-148.50, fleshy $135.50-139.50; pkg 613 lbs $147.50, pkg fleshy 670 lbs $133.50.  Medium and Large 1-2: few 350-400 lbs $171.00-177.00; 450-500 lbs $140.00-155.00; 500-600 lbs $141.00-148.50; 600-650 lbs $142.50-144.00; 700-800 lbs few $136.25-138.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1-2: pkg 380 lbs $183.00; 400-425 lbs $174.00-175.00, 450-500 lbs $158.00-169.00; 500-550 lbs $156.50-160.00, 550-600 lbs $143.50-149.00; 650-700 lbs $141.00-142.00.
   HEIFERETTES/STOCK COWS:  Medium and Large 1-2: 2 yrs 800-900 lbs $107.00-125.00; 3-4 yrs 850-1100 lbs $86.00-103.00.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Bred Cows – Medium and Large 1-2: 4-6 yrs mostly blk 1150-1550 lbs 2nd-3rd stage $1230.00-1370.00. Medium and Large 2: 4-7 yrs 1000-1425 lbs 2nd stage $1010.00-1090.00, 7 yrs to aged cows 1250-1500 lbs 3rd stage $910.00-1090.00. Large 1-2: 4-7 yrs 1600-1820 lbs 3rd stage $1200.00-1240.00.  
   PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: 3-7 yrs 1000-1350 lbs w/150-350 lb calves $1500.00-1750.00, pkg blk 3yrs 1150 lbs w/200 lb calves $1875.00.  Medium and Large 2: 5-7 yrs 1000-1400 lbs w/150-300 lb calves $1290.00-1425.00; short solid to aged cows 1200-1300 lbs w/150 lb calves $1110.00-1210.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $63.50-67.50, High Dressing $69.00-74.50, Low Dressing $55.50-62.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $63.50-67.50, High Dressing $67.50-69.50, Low Dressing $55.00-62.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $63.50-67.00, High Dressing $67.00-69.00, Low Dressing $52.50-62.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1200-2425 lbs $85.00-95.00, Low Dressing $74.50-84.00.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (40 head) Select and Choice 1-3: 1250-1475 lbs $100.50-104.75. ∆
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