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Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
SEPTEMBER 29, 2017 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 627; Last Week: 1169; Year Ago: 566

   Compared to last week, a light offering of steer and heifer calves under 650 lbs sold steady with the majority of the calves unweaned and carrying flesh. Slaughter cows accounted for near 23 percent of the total receipts and traded steady to $2.00 higher. Feeder cattle supply consisted of 63 percent steers and bulls, 37 percent heifers and 38 percent weighing over 600 lbs.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: lot 420 lbs $187.00; lot unweaned 530 lbs $167.50, 550-600 lbs unweaned/fleshy $152.00-158.50; 600-650 lbs calves unweaned $149.50-158.00 650-700 lbs few $147.50-153.00; pkg fleshy 780 lbs $139.50. Medium and Large 1-2: few 450-500 lbs $160.00-172.00; 500-550 lbs $150.50-151.00; 600-700 lbs $145.50-155.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 400-450 lbs $159.00-163.00; 500-550 lbs $154.50-155.00, 550-600 lbs $145.00-147.50; pkg 850 lbs $129.50. Medium and Large 1-2: pkg 367 lbs $165.00; 400-500 lbs $140.50-150.50; 500-550 lbs $145.00-149.00; 600-660 lbs $136.00-138.75; 700-750 lbs few $138.50-138.75; pkg 800 lbs $134.25.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1-2: few 300-350 lbs $199.00-200.00; 400-450 lbs $174.00-180.00, 450-500 lbs $158.00-168.00; 500-550 lbs $155.00-158.50, 550-600 lbs $144.00-153.50; 600-650 lbs $139.00-147.00; pkg 905 lbs $125.50.
   HEIFERETTES/STOCK COWS:  Medium and Large 1-2: few thin 2 yrs 680-800 lbs $115.00-119.50; few 2-3 yrs 900-1250 lbs $90.00-98.50.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $57.00-62.50, High Dressing $63.00-66.00, Low Dressing $50.00-55.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $57.00-63.00, High Dressing $63.00-67.00, Ind 74.00 Belgian Blue, Low Dressing $52.00-55.00; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $55.00-60.00, High Dressing $60.00-65.00, Ind 70.50 gaunt, Low Dressing $46.00-55.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1650-2550 lbs $82.00-87.00, High Dressing $91.00-94.50, Low Dressing $70.50.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (6 head) Select and Choice 1-2 Holsteins 1475-2170 lbs $76.00-80.75. ∆

Farmington Livestock Market
SEPTEMBER 27, 2017 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 1259; Last Week: 2167; Year Ago: 1236

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold steady to $8.00 lower. Slaughter cows sold $2.00 lower and bulls sold $6.00 lower. Supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 14 percent of the run, 86 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 45 percent of the offering, 39 percent heifers with 17 feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 27 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: few 250-300 lbs $192.00-202.50; 300-400 lbs $170.00-197.00; 400-500 lbs $162.00-179.00; 500-600 lbs $145.50-169.00; 600-700 lbs $140.50-163.00; 700-800 lbs $135.00-148.00; few 800-825 lbs $140.00-148.50; pkg 901 lbs 136.50. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $145.00-165.00; few 400-500 lbs $142.00-161.00; few 500-550 lbs $131.00-147.00; 600-650 lbs $136.00-143.00; pkg 815 lbs $128.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $145.00-163.00; 400-500 lbs $138.00-154.50; 500-600 lbs $135.00-147.50; 600-700 lbs $132.50-142.00; 700-800 lbs $125.00-132.50; 800-850 lbs $120.00-124.50; pkg 902 lbs $123.50. Medium and Large 1-2: few 350-400 lbs $125.00-135.00; few 400-500 lbs $127.00-145.00; 500-575 lbs $125.00-140.00; few 600-700 lbs $119.00-134.00; pkg 750 lbs $120.00; pkg 820 lbs $120.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $143.00-164.00; 500-600 lbs $128.50-156.00; 600-700 lbs $121.00-134.00; 700-725 lbs $125.00-131.00. Medium and Large 1-2: 400-500 lbs $120.00-140.00; few 500-550 lbs $125.00-128.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $53.50-57.50, High Dressing $60.00-70.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $50.50-57.00, High Dressing $59.50-70.00; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, few $45.00-52.50, High Dressing $55.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: few 1165-2210 lbs Bulk $69.00-77.50, High Dressing $81.00-84.00.
   STOCKER COWS: Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: few 4-7 yrs old, 940-1268 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $950.00-1175.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium 1-2: few 4-7 yrs old, 890-1435 lbs with 120-320 lbs calves, $1025.00-1650.00 per pair. ∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
SEPTEMBER 26, 2017  Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 302; Last Week: 363; Year Ago: 329

   Very uneven quality and condition today. Quality conditioned groups held steady. Lower quality $1-7 lower.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $150-167; 300-399 lbs $148-165; 400-499 lbs $147-163; 500-599 lbs $133-161; 600-699 lbs $132-140; 700-799 lbs $120-135.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $140-150; 300-399 lbs $138-149; 400-499 lbs $134-140; 500-599 lbs $132-133; 600-699 lbs $125-130; 700-799 lbs $123-125.
   BABY CALVES: Brown $25-30; Holstein $80-160; Beef $160-210.
   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. ∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
SEPTEMBER 25, 2017 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 555   Week Ago: 920       Last Year: 351

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold $1.00-7.00 lower.  Slaughter cows sold $3.00 lower and bulls sold $7.00 lower. Supply light. Cows made up approximately 8 percent of the run, 92 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 35 percent of the offering, 45 percent heifers with 21 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 18 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: few 275-300 lbs $163.00-180.00; 300-400 lbs $155.00-170.00; 400-500 lbs $150.00-163.00; 500-600 lbs $140.00-153.00; 600-650 lbs $140.00-153.00; pkg 958 lbs $113.00. Medium and Large 1-2: pkg 290 lbs $151.00; few 350-400 lbs $130.00-145.00; few 450-500 lbs $125.00-145.00; few 550-575 lbs $125.00-138.00; few 600-700 lbs $125.00-136.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 350-400 lbs $138.00-150.00; 400-500 lbs $134.00-145.00; 500-600 lbs $134.00-145.00; 600-675 lbs $125.00-143.00; pkg 979 lbs $115.00; pkg 1048 lbs $110.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 350-400 lbs $135.00-145.00; 400-500 lbs $120.00-135.00; few 500-600 lbs $121.00-129.00; pkg 688 lbs $125.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-475 lbs $135.00-156.00; 500-600 lbs $130.00-149.00; few 600-650 lbs $123.00-130.00; few 700-725 lbs $121.00-125.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 400-500 lbs $120.00-142.00; few 550-600 lbs $119.00-128.00; few 650-675 lbs $120.00-125.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $48.00-50.00, High Dressing $53.50-56.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $43.50-53.00, High Dressing, $55.50-62.50; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, Scarce.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: few 1230-2185 lbs, Bulk $65.00-75.50, High Dressing $77.00-78.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: few 4 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 1000-1480 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $650.00-890.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Scarce. ∆
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