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Farmington Livestock Market
OCTOBER 11, 2017 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 1656; Last Week: 1931; Year Ago: 1190

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold uneven from $6.00 lower to $3.00 higher.  Slaughter cows and bulls sold $2.00-3.00 higher. Supply moderate to heavy. Cows made up approximately 12 percent of the run, 88 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 48 percent of the offering, 39 percent heifers with 13 feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 24 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: few 250-300 lbs $170.00-190.00; 325-400 lbs $165.00-189.00; 400-500 lbs $160.00-185.50; 500-600 lbs $150.00-174.50; 600-700 lbs $142.50-157.50; 700-750 lbs $140.00-157.50; 800-875 lbs $137.00-157.50. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $145.00-158.00; 400-500 lbs $145.00-160.00; 500-600 lbs $135.00-148.00; few 600-650 lbs $125.00-136.00. Medium 2: pkg 328 lbs $140.00.
   FEEDER HOLSTEINS: Large 3: pkg 985 lbs $72.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: few 250-300 lbs $160.00-169.00; 300-400 lbs $147.50-164.00; 400-500 lbs $141.00-161.00; 500-600 lbs $130.00-149.00; 600-700 lbs $130.00-146.50; few 725-775 lbs $129.00-145.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 300-400 lbs $135.00-145.00; 400-500 lbs $130.00-144.00; 525-600 lbs $120.00-135.00; pkg 670 lbs $115.00. Medium 2: pkg 395 lbs $110.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: few 375-400 lbs $140.00-165.00; 400-500 lbs $135.00-169.00; 500-600 lbs $138.00-153.00; 600-700 lbs $123.00-149.00; few 850-900 lbs $109.50-110.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 400-475 lbs $125.00-145.00; pkg 668 lbs $118.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $52.00-57.00, High Dressing $60.50-65.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $55.50-60.00, High Dressing $62.00-65.00; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, few $50.00-54.00, High Dressing $55.50-61.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: few 1015-2085 lbs Bulk 65.50-78.50, High Dressing $82.00-84.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium 1-2: 3-4 yrs old, 695-1065 lbs, $70.00-108.00.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 4 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 972-1368 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $900.00-1225.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium 1-2: few 2-7 yrs old, 1050-1330 lbs with 140-390 lbs calves, $1100.00-1500.00 per pair. ∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
OCTOBER 9, 2017 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 840   Week Ago: 825       Last Year: 553

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold uneven, from $3.00 lower to $6.00 higher. Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady. Supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 14 percent of the run, 86 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 34 percent of the offering, 44 percent heifers with 22 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 22 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: few 250-300 lbs $160.00-163.00; 300-400 lbs $150.00-170.00; 400-500 lbs $150.00-165.00; 500-600 lbs $140.00-163.00; 600-700 lbs $130.00-150.00; few 750-775 lbs $135.00-144.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 250-300 lbs $140.00-160.00; 300-400 lbs $140.00-160.00; few 400-500 lbs $135.00-145.00; few 500-600 lbs $130.00-145.00; few 625-650 lbs $125.00-130.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $133.00-149.00; 400-500 lbs $133.00-152.50; 500-600 lbs $128.00-144.50; 600-675 lbs $125.00-141.50; few 700-800 lbs $121.00-133.00; pkg 856 lbs $115.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 300-400 lbs $120.00-135.00; 400-500 lbs $120.00-135.00; few 500-575 lbs $126.00-132.00; few 600-650 lbs $122.00-128.00; few 725-750 lbs $120.00-128.50; pkg 860 lbs $116.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $138.00-158.00; 500-550 lbs $138.00-155.00; 600-700 lbs $125.00-139.00.  Medium and Large 1-2: 400-500 lbs $126.00-145.00; 500-600 lbs $121.00-139.00; few 675-700 lbs $119.00-123.00; pkg 750 lbs $115.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $46.50-51.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $42.50-52.50, High Dressing, $53.50-57.00; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, $40.00-48.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: few 1120-1910 lbs, Bulk $60.00-72.50, High Dressing $77.00-80.00.
   STOCKER COWS:  Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: few 4-7 yrs old, 960-1310 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $950.00-1125.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Scarce. ∆

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
OCTOBER 13, 2017 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 1524; Last Week: 686; Year Ago: 1629

   Compared to the last special three weeks ago, steer calves under 650 lbs sold steady to $5.00 higher, with yearling steers over 650 lbs selling $3.00-8.00 higher. Feeder heifers weighing 450-600 lbs sold $2.00-5.00 higher with 600-650 lbs heifers trading $6.00-8.00 higher. Slaughter cows sold steady to firm. Demand was good with supply moderate. There was a nice offering of good quality calves weighing 450-650 lbs. Fed cattle market over the last several weeks has pushed higher along with CME cattle futures trading higher giving good support the market. Slaughter cows accounted for near 20 percent of the total receipts. Feeder supply consisted of 54 percent steers and bulls, 46 percent heifers and 36 percent weighing over 600 lbs.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 450-500 lbs $180.50-191.50; 500-550 lbs $175.50-182.50, lot fancy blks 500 lbs $184.50, 550-600 lbs $160.50-168.00, fleshy $155.75-158.50; 600-700 lbs $160.00-173.50; 700-800 lbs $158.00-165.50; 800-850 lbs $157.00-164.00; pkg 915 lbs $152.00. Medium and Large 1-2: 250-300 lbs $202.00-217.00; 350-400 lbs $184.50-193.00; 400-500 lbs $170.00-182.00; 500-600 lbs $155.00-167.00; 600-700 lbs $150.00-158.75; pkg 765 lbs $146.00. Medium and Large 2: pkg 370 lbs $150.00; lot 510 lbs $153.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $171.00-177.00; 400-450 lbs $157.50-172.00, 450-500 lbs $151.00-160.00; 500-600 lbs $150.00-162.50; 600-700 lbs $148.00-155.75; 700-800 lbs $142.00-149.50, fleshy $134.50-135.00. Medium and Large 1-2: 350-400 lbs $155.50-165.00; 400-500 lbs $145.00-155.50; 500-600 lbs $145.00-151.00; 600-700 lbs $142.00-148.50, pkg 735 lbs $141.00. Medium and Large 2: 500-600 lbs $145.00-146.50.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1-2: 400-500 lbs $164.50-174.00; 500-600 lbs $145.50-151.50; 600-700 lbs $138.00-151.00. Medium and Large 2: pkg 530 lbs $140.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $58.00-64.00, High Dressing $64.00-66.50, Low Dressing $52.00-57.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $58.00-65.00, High Dressing $65.00-68.00, few gaunt $69.00-72.00, Low Dressing $50.50-57.00; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $56.00-62.00, High Dressing $63.00-67.00, Low Dressing $48.00-55.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1350-1950 lbs $82.00-92.00, High Dressing $94.00-101.00, Low Dressing $72.00.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (60 head) Select and Choice 2-3: 115-1450 lbs $106.50-111.50, lot Holsteins 1595 lbs $80.50; Select 1-2 1050-1150 lbs $104.00-106.50. ∆
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