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Patton Junction Livestock Auction
DECEMBER 19, 2017 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 1234   Week Ago: 767       Last Year: 695

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold steady to $8.00 higher. Slaughter cows sold steady and bulls sold $3.00 lower; Demand good and supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 11 percent of the run, 89 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 34 percent of the offering, 48 percent heifers with 18 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 27 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: few 250-275 lbs $180.00-195.00; 300-400 lbs $168.00-193.00; 400-500 lbs $152.00-171.00; 500-600 lbs $139.00-161.00; 600-700 lbs $140.00-151.50; 700-750 lbs $144.75-151.50; 925-950 lbs $126.00-131.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 300-350 lbs $142.00-167.00; few 400-500 lbs $125.00-151.00; 550-600 lbs $121.00-139.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 250-275 lbs $158.00-168.00; 300-400 lbs $155.00-171.00; 400-500 lbs $135.00-162.00; 500-600 lbs $125.00-147.00; 600-700 lbs $128.00-139.75; few 700-750 lbs $121.00-128.00; pkg 851 lbs $121.00. Medium and Large  1-2: pkg 250 lbs $140.00; 325-400 lbs $125.00-147.00; 400-500 lbs $120.00-142.50; 500-600 lbs $118.00-135.00; 600-700 lbs $115.00-134.25.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: few 350-400 lbs $162.00-176.00; 400-500 lbs $140.00-165.00; 500-600 lbs $134.00-158.50; 600-700 lbs $131.00-141.00; pkg 725 lbs $120.00.  Medium and Large 1-2: few 375-400 lbs $135.00-140.00; 400-475 lbs $136.00-146.00; few 550-600 lbs $125.00-138.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $45.50-53.00, High Dressing $54.00-56.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $45.00-52.00, High Dressing, $53.00-57.00; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, $35.00-41.50, High Dressing $43.00-44.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: few 1325-1860 lbs, Bulk $60.00-66.50, High Dressing $74.50-85.50.
   STOCKER COWS:  Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 2: few 5 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 845-1380 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $635.00-990.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: few short and solid mouth, 980-1430 lbs with 140-400 lbs calves, $795.00-1220.00 per pair. ∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
DECEMBER 19, 2017 •  Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 343; Last Week: 618; Year Ago: 429

No sale Christmas week Dec. 26th or New Years week Jan. 2nd. See you on Jan. 9th.
   Demand for quality, conditioned cattle was steady to $2 higher. Low demand for lesser quality $3-5 lower.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $155-182; 300-399 lbs $150-167; 400-499 lbs $138-161.50; 500-599 lbs $135-154; 600-699 lbs $135-146; 700-799 lbs $128-141.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $142-163; 300-399 lbs $140-151; 400-499 lbs $130-144; 500-599 lbs $128-139.50; 600-699 lbs $125-133.
   BABY CALVES: Holstein $55-100; Beef $125-200.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $50-55, High Dressing $56-60, Low Dressing $45-49; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $52-57, High Dressing $58-62; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $49-51, High Dressing $52-55, Low Dressing $44-48.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: High Yield Low $65, High Yield High $80; Low Yield Low $60, Low Yield High $64. ∆

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