Livestock Reports

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
JANUARY 26, 2018 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 2757; Last Week: 1325; Year Ago: 3150

   Compared to the special two weeks ago, steer and heifer calves under 500 lbs were lightly tested but sold with a firm to higher undertone, steer calves weighing 500-650 lbs sold mostly $10.00-12.00 higher, spots $15.00 higher on the 550-650 lb steers, 650-800 lbs steers traded $3.00-8.00 higher, over 800 lbs were not tested but a higher undertone was evident. Feeder heifers weighing 500-550 lbs sold $5.00-8.00 higher, with 550-750 lbs selling $2.00-5.00 higher. Slaughter cows sold steady to firm. Demand was good on a heavy offering of feeders. There were many strings and part loads of top quality steer and heifer calves and yearlings selling on and active market. CME cattle futures shook off Thursdays collapse and roared back with triple digit gains. Fed cattle trade was mostly $3.00-4.00 higher at $126.00-127.00.  Slaughter cows and slaughter cattle accounted for 10 percent of the total receipts. Feeder supply consisted of 64 percent steers and bulls, 36 percent heifers and 73 percent weighing over 600 lbs.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: few 400-450 lbs $198.00-204.00; 500-550 lbs $183.00-194.00, 550-600 lbs $172.00-185.50, lot thin 570 lbs $189.00; 600-650 lbs $169.25-178.25, 650-700 lbs $160.00-168.25; 700-750 lbs $151.25-164.50, fleshy $148.00-150.00, 750-800 lbs $142.00-152.50; 800-850 lbs $139.25-146.50, fleshy $135.50-136.50; pot load 980 lbs $137.25.  Medium and Large 1-2: 400-500 lbs $176.00-190.00; 500-550 lbs $170.00-177.00, 550-600 lbs $159.00-174.00; 600-700 lbs $150.00-166.00; 700-750 lbs $145.00-152.50; lot 845 lbs $138.00, pot load 992 lbs $136.00. Large 1-2: pot load 1008 lbs $133.75.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $155.00-168.50; 500-600 lbs $154.00-165.50, lot thin 535 lbs $169.75; 600-700 lbs $142.00-156.00; 700-800 lbs $136.50-144.50; pkg 815 lbs $128.50. Medium and Large 1-2: pkg 328 lbs $169.00; 400-500 lbs $145.50-160.00; 500-600 lbs $140.00-153.00; 600-700 lbs $135.00-146.00; 700-755 lbs $133.25-135.50.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: pkg 390 lbs $205.00. Medium and Large 1-2: pkg 435 lbs $164.00; 450-500 lbs $155.00-163.00; 500-600 lbs $148.00-157.00; 600-700 lbs $128.50-134.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $54.50-60.50, High Dressing $60.50-64.00, Low Dressing $48.00-53.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $54.50-60.50, High Dressing $60.50-64.50, Low Dressing $45.50-54.00; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $53.00-58.00, Low Dressing $43.00-51.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1500-2300 lbs $78.00-88.00, High Dressing $90.50, Low Dressing $74.00-77.00.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (50 head) Select and Choice 2-4: 1050-1450 lbs $118.25-123.75; Select 1-2 1000-1450 lbs $108.00-117.00, Pkg Holsteins 1315 lbs $81.75. ∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
JANUARY 23, 2018 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 609; Last Week: No Sale; Year Ago: 303

   No sale last week due to severe weather conditions. Several nice sized groups of preconditioned good quality feeders made the demand better. Overall $3-11 or more higher.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $175-219; 300-399 lbs $165-184; 400-499 lbs $155-184; 500-599 lbs $149-174.50; 600-699 lbs $147-157; 700-799 lbs $145-152; 800-1000 lbs $135-144.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $154-156; 300-399 lbs $150-159; 400-499 lbs $149-159.50; 500-599 lbs $140-150; 600-699 lbs $130-135; 700-799 lbs $125-132; 800-1000 lbs $120-124.
   BABY CALVES: Holstein $40-50; Beef $260.
   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. ∆

Farmington Livestock Market
JANUARY 24, 2018 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 1772; Last Week: 360; Year Ago: 1579

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold $5.00-15.00 higher. Slaughter cows sold $2.00 higher and bulls sold $3.00 higher. 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, 43 percent heifers with 9 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 38 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: few 250-275 lbs $197.50-212.50; 300-400 lbs $179.00-205.00; 400-500 lbs $165.00-189.50; 500-600 lbs $155.00-183.00; 600-700 lbs $142.00-168.00; 700-800 lbs $135.00-160.00; 800-875 lbs $135.00-141.00. Medium and Large 1-2: 350-400 lbs $151.00-175.00; 400-500 lbs $145.00-167.00; 500-600 lbs $135.00-164.00; 600-700 lbs $135.00-150.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $150.00-171.00; 400-500 lbs $149.00-166.00; 500-600 lbs $140.00-158.00; fancy pkg 544 lbs $167.50; 600-700 lbs $135.00-150.00; 700-800 lbs $124.00-137.50; few 800-825 lbs $129.75-130.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 275-300 lbs $135.00-150.00; 300-400 lbs $134.00-152.00; 400-500 lbs $133.00-149.00; 500-600 lbs $133.00-148.50; few 600-700 lbs $129.00-139.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 350-400 lbs $174.00-182.00; 425-450 lbs $152.00-170.00; 500-600 lbs $143.50-154.00; 625-700 lbs $125.00-142.50. Medium and Large 1-2: few 425-500 lbs $135.00-148.00; few 500-600 lbs $125.00-145.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $54.00-57.00, High Dressing $58.50-61.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $47.50-56.50, High Dressing $58.00-67.00; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, few $42.50-48.50, High Dressing $51.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: few 1490-2210 lbs Bulk 68.00-76.50, High Dressing  $78.00-88.00.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: few 3-4 yrs old, 1108-1170 lbs $59.00-64.00.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: few 4 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 1105-1475 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $900.00.00-1510.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 2: 4-7 yrs old, 920-1400 lbs with 130-360 lbs calves $1100.00-1700.00 per pair. ∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
JANUARY 22, 2018 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 967   Week Ago: 338       Last Year: 1072

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold uneven, from $2.00 lower to $5.00 higher. Slaughter cows sold $1.00 higher and bulls sold $3.00 higher; Demand uneven and supply moderate.  Cows made up approximately 10 percent of the run, 90 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 35 percent of the offering, 47 percent heifers with 18 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 20 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: few 250-300 lbs $175.00-204.00; 300-400 lbs $175.00-206.00; 400-500 lbs $160.00-177.00; 500-600 lbs $156.00-170.50; 600-700 lbs $136.00-150.00; few 700-800 lbs $134.50-142.00; few 800-850 lbs $131.00-136.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 325-400 lbs $146.00-173.00; few 475-500 lbs $158.00-162.00; few 500-575 lbs $137.00-157.00; few 625-700 lbs $125.00-142.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: few 250-300 lbs $155.00-169.00; 300-400 lbs $150.00-170.00; 400-500 lbs $136.00-160.00; 500-600 lbs $129.00-150.00; 600-625 lbs $137.00-144.00; few700-750 lbs $121.00-136.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 325-400 lbs $140.00-154.00; few 400-500 lbs $122.00-149.00; 500-600 lbs $128.00-139.00; pkg 620 lbs $132.00; few 700-750 lbs $115.00-125.00; pkg 802 lbs $120.50.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: few 350-400 lbs $160.00-177.00; 425-500 lbs $151.00-170.00; 500-600 lbs $149.00-168.00; 600-675 lbs $124.00-144.00; few 700-750 lbs $115.00-126.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $51.00-55.50, High Dressing $62.00-65.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, few $48.00-56.00, High Dressing, $57.00-62.50; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, few $41.50-45.00, High Dressing $48.00-56.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: few 1485-2140 lbs,  Bulk $66.00-75.00, High Dressing $78.50-87.00.
   STOCKER COWS: Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 2: few 5 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 975-1365 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $800.00-1160.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: Scarce. ∆
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