Livestock Reports

Fruitland Livestock Market
MARCH 13, 2018 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 708; Last Week: 382; Year Ago: 394

   Grass is greening so demand was good today. Overall $5-8 higher, 300 lb heifers and males $4 lower.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $195-213; 300-399 lbs $181-192; 400-499 lbs $179-190; 500-599 lbs $175-179; 600-699 lbs $148-161.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $170-176; 300-399 lbs $167-184; 400-499 lbs $155-177; 500-599 lbs $134-150; 600-699 lbs $125-137.50.
   BABY CALVES: Brown $25-55; Holstein $45-80; Beef $110-260.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $50-55, High Dressing $56-60, Low Dressing $45-49; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $59-62, High Dressing $63-67; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $49-54, High Dressing $55-60.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: High Yield Low $78, High Yield High $92. ∆

Farmington Livestock Market
MARCH 14, 2018 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 1510; Last Week: 1487; Year Ago: 1972
   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold steady to $8.00 lower. Slaughter cows sold $4.00 lower and bulls sold $2.00 lower; Demand lower and supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 15 percent of the run, 85 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 40 percent of the offering, 46 percent heifers with 14 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 21 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 250-300 lbs $200.00-217.50; 300-400 lbs $195.00-225.00; 400-500 lbs $171.00-199.00; 500-600 lbs $160.00-188.50; 600-700 lbs $140.00-158.00; 700-800 lbs $127.50-140.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 300-375 lbs $160.00-190.00; 400-500 lbs $145.00-169.00; 500-600 lbs $145.00-166.00; pkg 675 lbs $138.00.
   FEEDER HOLSTEINS: Large 3: pkg 553 lbs $80.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: few 275-300 lbs $170.00-180.00; 300-400 lbs $159.00-176.00; 400-500 lbs $148.00-166.00; 500-600 lbs $133.00-150.50; 600-700 lbs $135.00-140.50; 700-775 lbs $123.00-136.50; 800-825 lbs $117.00-122.50. Medium and Large 1-2: few 250-300 lbs $155.00-162.00; few 300-400 lbs $145.00-160.00; 400-500 lbs $130.00-154.00; few 500-550 lbs $135.00-143.00; few 625-675 lbs $125.00-135.50; pkg 835 lbs $117.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 375-400 lbs $186.00-202.50; 400-500 lbs $165.00-183.00; 500-575 lbs $150.00-169.00; 600-700 lbs $125.00-139.50; pkg 828 lbs $120.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 425-500 lbs $160.00-165.00; few 550-600 lbs $133.00-135.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $55.00-65.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $53.00-58.50, High Dressing $60.50-66.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, few $45.50-52.50, High Dressing $57.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: few 1375-2305 lbs Bulk 75.00-86.50, High Dressing  $88.00-92.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 3-5 yrs old, 915-1145 lbs, $69.00-75.00.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large  1-2: few 3 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 870-1380 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $985.00-1225.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: very few 4-6 yrs old, 1010-1200 lbs with 210-360 lbs calves, $1400.00-1485.00 per pair. ∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
MARCH 12, 2018 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 1265   Week Ago: 1476       Last Year: 717

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold uneven, from $5.00 lower to $2.00 higher. Slaughter cows sold $3.00 lower and bulls sold $4.00 lower. Supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 8 percent of the run, 92 percent feeders.  Steers made up approximately 38 percent of the offering, 43 percent heifers with 19 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 25 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 250-300 lbs $190.00-210.00; 300-400 lbs $181.00-206.00; 400-450 lbs $150.00-186.00; 450-500 lbs $169.00-192.00; 500-600 lbs $158.00-185.00; 600-700 lbs $135.00-159.50; 700-800 lbs $128.00-142.00; few 800-850 lbs $128.00-140.00. Medium and Large 1-2: pkg 277 lbs $181.00; 350-400 lbs $161.00-178.00; 400-500 lbs $150.00-167.00; few 500-525 lbs $150.00-160.00; few 600-625 lbs $125.00-136.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 250-300 lbs $161.00-175.00; 300-400 lbs $155.00-174.00; 400-500 lbs $145.00-168.00; 500-600 lbs $132.00-151.00; 600-700 lbs $125.00-142.00; 700-800 lbs $124.00-134.00; few 800-825 lbs $122.00-130.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 250-300 lbs $150.00-158.00; few 300-400 lbs $145.00-160.00; 400-500 lbs $132.00-149.00; 500-600 lbs $130.00-148.00; few 650-675 lbs $125.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 350-400 lbs $174.00-189.00; 400-500 lbs $162.50-176.00; 500-600 lbs $140.00-169.00; 600-700 lbs $125.00-147.00; few 700-800 lbs $118.00-134.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 450-475 lbs $145.00-155.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few 49.50-57.00, High Dressing $58.00-61.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $50.50-56.50, High Dressing, $57.00-65.50; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, $35.00-44.00, High Dressing $48.00-52.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: few 1495-2120 lbs, Bulk $74.00-77.50, High Dressing $82.50-87.00.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 2-5 yrs old, 705-1065 lbs $80.00-90.00.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 2: 6-7 yrs old, 855-1390 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $710.00-900.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: few 5-7 yrs old, 920-1210 lbs with 120-210 lbs calves, $1100.00-1130.00 per pair. ∆

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
MARCH 16, 2018 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 1317; Last Week: 2761; Year Ago: 985

   Friday's sale was a Special Bred Cow Sale with a very light offering of feeder cattle, most selling in small packages and singles not well tested. Many of the feeders were unweaned/short weaned and carrying some flesh and sold with moderate demand. Slaughter cows on a heavy offering sold mostly steady to $3.00 lower.  Slaughter cows accounted for 32 percent of the total receipts, replacement cows 28 percent, slaughter steers and heifers 4 percent and feeders 36 percent. There was a nice consignment of yearling Charolais breeding bulls on offer and sold with good demand.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: pkg 565 lbs $165.00; few 650-700 lbs $155.00-165.50, pkg fleshy 680 lbs $145.25; pkg 915 lbs fleshy $122.00; pkg 1000 lbs $120.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 300-400 lbs $185.00-201.00; 400-450 lbs $186.00-198.00; 550-600 lbs $155.00-160.50; 600-650 lbs $150.50-159.00; few 750-800 lbs $135.50-140.00; pkg 875 lbs $125.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: pkg 325 lbs $182.00; pkg 560 lbs $146.00; lot 645 lbs $146.50, 650-700 lbs fleshy $125.00-128.00; few 800-870 lbs $124.00-128.25. Medium and Large 1-2: 400-450 lbs few $160.50-162.00, 450-500 lbs few $149.00-155.00; 500-600 lbs $140.00-155.00, fleshy $132.00-135.50; pkg 630 lbs fleshy $130.50; few 700-750 lbs $130.00-132.25.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1-2: 470-500 lbs $155.00-165.00; pkg thin 455 lbs $175.00; 500-600 lbs $145.00-157.00; 600-700 lbs $133.00-141.00; 700-730 lbs $130.00-132.25.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Bred Cows- Medium and Large 1: few heifers blk 1260-1325 lbs 3rd stage $1800.00-1900.00; 3-6 yrs few 1200-1400 lbs 2nd-3rd stage $1525.00-1610.00. Medium and Large 1-2: 3-7 yrs 1100-1450 lbs 1st-2nd stage $1275.00-1440.00. Medium and Large 2: 2-6 yrs 1000-1350 lbs 1st-2nd stage $1000.00-1200.00, 7 yrs to aged cows 1200-1600 lbs 2nd-3rd stage $810.00-1050.00.
   PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: 2-7 yrs 1000-1550 lbs w/150-350 lb calves $1575.00-1825.00; short solid mouth 1300-1500 lbs w/150-250 lb calves $1525.00-1600.00. Medium and Large 2: 2-6 yrs 900-1300 lbs w/150-200 lb calves $1400.00-1480.00, pkg thin 1100 lbs w/150 lb calves $1110.00; few short solid to aged cows 1200-1450 lbs w/150-200 lb calves $1190.00-1300.00, thin 1100-1200 lbs w/150 lb calves $1110.00-1150.00.
   BREEDING BULLS: yearling Charolais and few Red Angus (24 head) 1170-1565 lbs $2600.00-4400.00, ind $5000.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $58.50-67.00, High Dressing $67.00-74.00, Low Dressing $50.00-57.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $58.50-67.00, High Dressing $67.00-72.50, Low Dressing $48.50-57.00; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $56.50-63.00, High Dressing $63.00-65.00, Low Dressing $48.00-55.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1500-2450 lbs $88.50-95.00, High Dressing $97.00-99.00, Low Dressing $76.00-86.00.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (50 head) Choice-High Choice 2-4 1150-1450 lbs $127.50-130.25; Select and Low Choice 1-3 pkg 1125 lbs $121.50; pkg Holstiens 1325 lbs $67.75. ∆
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