Livestock Reports

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
FEBRUARY 9, 2018 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 1501; Last Week: 771; Year Ago: 2180

   Compared to the last special two weeks ago, feeder steers weighing 400-500 lbs were not tested but traded with a higher undertone, feeder steers weighing 550-850 lbs sold fully steady to firm. Feeder heifers weighing 400-500 lbs on a light test sold $5.00-7.00 higher with 500-700 lbs selling steady on comparable sales. Slaughter cows sold fully steady to firm. Demand was good with supply moderate. Despite lower feeder cattle futures and a nose-dive in the equity markets this week did not pressure feeder cattle prices. Slaughter cows accounted for near 15 percent of the total receipts. Feeder cattle consisted of 60 percent steers and bulls, 40 percent heifers and 63 percent weighing over 600 lbs.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: pkg 358 lbs $227.00; 400-500 lbs $204.00-218.00; pkg thin 512 lbs $203.00; 500-600 lbs $176.00-187.50, lot 570 lbs thin $192.50; 600-650 lbs $168.50-175.50, 650-700 lbs $156.50-169.00; 700-750 lbs $151.25-164.00, 750-800 lbs $146.00-149.50; 800-900 lbs $136.50-145.85. Medium and Large 1-2: pkg 495 lbs $191.00; 500-550 lbs $171.00-177.50, 550-600 lbs $160.00-171.00; 600-700 lbs $153.50-163.50; 700-800 lbs $139.00-149.75; pkg 875 lbs $136.50; few 950-965 lbs $129.00-130.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: few 350-400 lbs $173.00; 400-500 lbs $168.00-173.00, pkg thin 422 lbs $180.00, pkg thin 470 lbs $173.50; 500-600 lbs $158.00-164.00, thin $169.00-170.00; 600-700 lbs $141.00-151.75; 745-760 lbs $133.75-136.50; 800-860 lbs $130.00-133.00. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $165.00-173.00; 450-500 lbs $149.00-157.00; 500-600 lbs $141.00-152.00; 650-700 lbs $126.00-137.50; 700-800 lbs $125.00-138.50; pkg 840 lbs $128.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: pkg 340 lbs $213.00; pkg 400 lbs $194.00; pkg 487 lbs $187.00. Medium and Large 1-2: pkg 335 lbs $195.00; 400-410 lbs $176.00-186.00; 550-600 lbs $145.00-152.00; pkg 625 lbs $141.50.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $55.00-60.00, High Dressing $60.00-63.50, Ind. $68.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $55.00-60.00, High Dressing $60.00-64.50, Ind. $67.50, Low Dressing $48.00-54.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $53.00-58.00, High Dressing $58.00-61.50, Low Dressing $45.00-52.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1400-2450 lbs $79.00-88.00, High Dressing $88.00-93.50, Low Dressing $77.00.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (50 head) Choice-High Choice 2-4 1080-1450 lbs $124.00-130.50; Select 1-2 1050-1695 lbs $113.00-121.00; lot Holstiens 1235 lbs 71.25. ∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
FEBRUARY 5, 2018 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 808   Week Ago: 1036       Last Year: 700

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold uneven, from $2.00 lower to $6.00 higher. Slaughter cows and bulls sold $1.00-2.00 lower; Demand uneven and supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 12 percent of the run, 88 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 27 percent of the offering, 45 percent heifers with 28 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 20 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: few 250-300 lbs $191.00-211.00; 300-350 lbs $180.00-210.00; 350-400 lbs $174.00-190.00; 400-500 lbs $169.00-185.50; 500-600 lbs $157.00-179.00; 600-700 lbs $145.00-160.00; 700-800 lbs $132.00-142.00; few 800-900 lbs $127.50-135.00; few 975-1000 lbs $122.00-124.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 300-350 lbs $151.00-177.00; few 400-500 lbs $163.00-169.00; few 550-600 lbs $148.00-155.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: few 250-275 lbs $151.00-167.00; 300-400 lbs $139.00-167.00; 400-500 lbs $145.00-159.50; 500-600 lbs $140.00-153.00; 600-700 lbs $121.00-145.00; few 700-725 lbs $121.00-128.00; pkg 820 lbs $125.00. Medium and Large 1-2: 350-400 lbs $140.00-155.00; 400-475 lbs $125.00-147.00; few 500-600 lbs $129.00-148.50; pkg 600 lbs $120.00; few 700-750 lbs $110.00-115.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 350-400 lbs $161.00-191.00; 400-500 lbs $150.00-184.00; 500-600 lbs $151.00-168.00; 600-700 lbs $133.50-151.00; 700-800 lbs $115.50-122.00; pkg 820 lbs $114.00; pkg 1047 lbs $100.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 500-575 lbs $125.00-145.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $45.50-54.50, High Dressing $57.00-62.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, few $47.00-55.00, High Dressing, $59.00-62.00; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, few $41.50-47.00, High Dressing $50.00-52.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: few 1285-2065 lbs, Bulk $67.00-72.50, High Dressing $78.00-84.50.
   STOCKER COWS:  Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 2: few 4 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 1095-1460 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $830.00-1090.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: few short and solid mouth, 1010-1250 lbs with 150-210 lbs calves, $980.00-1285.00 per pair. ∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
FEBRUARY 6, 2018 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 269; Last Week: 365; Year Ago: 306

   This week is a weather market – Sellers & Buyers hesitant to do anything Very light run, not good test of the market. Trends, steady $1-3 higher.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $180-210; 300-399 lbs $176-190; 400-499 lbs $152-166; 500-599 lbs $148-158; 600-699 lbs $147-156; 700-799 lbs $142.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $154-175; 300-399 lbs $142-165; 400-499 lbs $138-161; 500-599 lbs $137-147; 600-699 lbs $130-134; 700-799 lbs $127-130.
   BABY CALVES: Brown $25; Holstein $65; Beef $190-290.
   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
FEBRUARY 7, 2018 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 731; Last Week: 1573; Year Ago: 1333

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold steady to $6.00 higher. Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady to $1.00 higher; Demand good and supply light. Cows made up approximately 11 percent of the run, 89 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 51 percent of the offering, 43 percent heifers with 7 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 38 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 325-400 lbs $176.00-201.00; 400-500 lbs $169.00-190.50; 500-600 lbs $160.00-184.50; fleshy pkg 587 lbs $152.50; 600-700 lbs $150.00-164.50; 700-800 lbs $139.00-154.00; pkg 907 lbs $134.50. Medium and Large 1-2: pkg 323 lbs $154.00; few 525-550 lbs $142.00-164.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: pkg 285 lbs $185.00; 300-400 lbs $155.00-171.00; 400-500 lbs $150.00-164.00; 500-600 lbs $135.00-155.00; 600-700 lbs $130.00-144.00; 700-750 lbs $130.00-135.50; pkg 863 lbs $131.00. Medium and Large 1-2: 400-500 lbs $125.00-150.00; 500-600 lbs $125.00-145.00; pkg 750 lbs $121.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: few 450-500 lbs $145.00-167.50; 550-600 lbs $150.00-160.00; few 600-700 lbs $130.00-147.00; pkg 752 lbs $127.50. Medium and Large 1-2: pkg 710 lbs $125.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $50.00-57.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $47.50-56.50, High Dressing $58.00-63.00; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, few $40.50-47.50, High Dressing $53.00-54.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: few 1180-2195 lbs Bulk $71.00-83.50, High Dressing  $97.00-98.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: few 3-4 yrs old, 980-1010 lbs $80.00-87.00.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: few 3 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 820-1405 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $950.00-1285.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: 4-7 yrs old, 960-1390 lbs with 90-310 lbs calves, $1275.00-1585.00 per pair. ∆
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