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Farmington Livestock Market
FEBRUARY 14, 2018 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 2450; Last Week: 731; Year Ago: 1508

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold 2.00-7.00 higher. Slaughter cows sold $1.00 higher and few bulls sold $1.00 lower; Demand good and supply heavy. Cows made up approximately 7 percent of the run, 93 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 53 percent of the offering, 40 percent heifers with 7 percent feeder bulls.  Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 53 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: few 275-300 lbs $213.00-215.00; few 300-400 lbs $185.00-213.00; 400-500 lbs $178.00-203.00; 500-600 lbs $165.00-189.00; 600-700 lbs $150.00-171.75; 700-800 lbs $138.00-159.00; 800-900 lbs $134.50-143.50; 900-950 lbs $130.50-137.50. Medium and Large 1-2: pkg 275 lbs $159.00; few 375-400 lbs $146.00-158.00; 400-500 lbs $150.00-175.00; 500-600 lbs $150.00-170.00; few 675-700 lbs $135.00-153.00; few 700-750 lbs $120.00-141.00; pkg 900 lbs $125.00. Large 1: pkg 621 lbs $154.00; pkg 760 lbs $142.00.
   FEEDER HOLSTEINS: Large 3: pkg 607 lbs $75.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: pkg 270 lbs $197.50; few 300-350 lbs $170.00-182.50; 350-400 lbs $150.00-168.00; 400-500 lbs $149.00-169.00; 500-600 lbs $140.00-157.00; 600-700 lbs $135.00-152.00; 700-800 lbs $129.00-143.50; 800-900 lbs $130.00-135.50; few 900-950 lbs $122.00. Medium and Large 1-2: 400-500 lbs $132.50-155.00; 500-600 lbs $125.00-148.00; 600-700 lbs $120.00-132.50; few 795 lbs $115.00-122.00. Large 1: pkg 610 lbs $132.50.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: few 350-400 lbs $185.00-186.00; 450-500 lbs $152.50-179.00; 500-600 lbs $151.00-165.00; 600-700 lbs $137.50-161.00; few 700-750 lbs $124.00-140.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 350-400 lbs $156.00-161.00; pkg 435 lbs $169.00; pkg 555 lbs $145.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $50.50-56.50, High Dressing $59.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $50.50-57.50, High Dressing $60.50-62.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, few $42.50-51.50, High Dressing $53.00-55.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: few 1305-2375 lbs Bulk $72.00-82.50, High Dressing  $89.50-95.00.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Cow/calf pairs: Medium and Large 1-2: very few 4-7 yrs old, 930-1298 lbs with 130-340 lbs calves, $1325.00-1450.00 per pair. ∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
FEBRUARY 12, 2018 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 518   Week Ago: 808       Last Year: 926

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold uneven, from 2.00 lower to 4.00 higher. Slaughter cows and a few bulls sold steady. Supply light.  Cows made up approximately 7 percent of the run, 93 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 22 percent of the offering, 52 percent heifers with 26 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 20 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: few 250-300 lbs $200.00-223.00; 300-400 lbs $180.00-206.00; 400-500 lbs $168.00-185.00; 500-600 lbs $160.00-177.00; few 600-700 lbs $141.00-155.00; few 775-800 lbs $138.00-140.50. Medium and Large 1-2: few 300-400 lbs $153.00-170.00; pkg 700 lbs $125.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: few 250-275 lbs $155.00-168.00; 300-400 lbs $154.00-167.00; 400-500 lbs $140.00-160.00; 500-600 lbs $139.00-157.00; 600-675 lbs $134.00-145.00. Medium and Large 1-2: 350-400 lbs $139.00-151.00; 400-500 lbs $130.00-145.00; 525-600 lbs $121.00-136.00; few 600-650 lbs $125.00-133.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 350-400 lbs $187.00-202.00; 400-500 lbs $161.00-193.00; 500-600 lbs $154.00-175.00; 600-700 lbs $132.00-148.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 425-450 lbs $165.00; few 550-600 lbs $130.00-139.00; few 650-700 lbs $125.00-129.00.
Slaughter Cows: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, Scarce; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, few $51.50-55.00, High Dressing, $58.00-68.50; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, few $40.00-44.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: very few 1525-2080 lbs, Bulk 65.00-75.50, High Dressing $78.00-84.50.
   STOCKER COWS:  Scarce:
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 2  very few 4 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 1080-1455 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $830.00-1000.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Scarce. ∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
FEBRUARY 13, 2018 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 537; Last Week: 269; Year Ago: 816

   The market appeared to be overall stronger today $2-12 higher compared to last week which was a bad weather market. Cows $6 higher.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $210-217.50; 300-399 lbs $156-200; 400-499 lbs $150-180; 500-599 lbs $146-172; 600-699 lbs $142-155; 700-799 lbs $124-134.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $171-207.50; 300-399 lbs $153-158; 400-499 lbs $144-217.50; 500-599 lbs $137-155; 600-699 lbs $130-138; 700-799 lbs $127-135.
   BABY CALVES: Brown $25; Holstein $50-80; Beef $120-215.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $50-55, High Dressing $56-60, Low Dressing $45-49; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $59-63, High Dressing $64-67; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $49-54, High Dressing $55-60.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: High Yield Low $65, High Yield High $83; Low Yield Low $60, Low Yield High $64. ∆
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