Livestock Reports

Fruitland Livestock Market
APRIL 3, 2018 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 335; Last Week: 521; Year Ago: 457

   Lighter run of feeders today, some weights not enough to test the market. Trend is following overall markets downward, $2-8 lower on average.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $184-200; 300-399 lbs $171-181; 400-499 lbs $151-166; 500-599 lbs $140-147.75; 600-699 lbs $128-132.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $154-165; 300-399 lbs $153-165; 400-499 lbs $143-147; 500-599 lbs $133-135; 600-699 lbs $132-138; 700-799 lbs $104-120.
   BABY CALVES: Beef $180-370.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $48-52, High Dressing $53-58; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $35-41, High Dressing $42-48.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: High Yield Low $70, High Yield High $80. ∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
APRIL 2, 2018 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 186   Week Ago: 722       Last Year: 1196

   Too small of an offering for a trend comparison. Slaughter cows and a few bulls sold steady. Supply very light. Cows made up approximately 19 percent of the run, 81 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 23 percent of the offering, 45 percent heifers with 32 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 16 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 350-400 lbs $172.00-178.00; few 400-500 lbs $155.00-168.50. Medium and Large 1-2: pkg 443 lbs $157.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: few 325-400 lbs $151.00-165.00; 450-500 lbs $135.00-140.00; few 500-575 lbs $125.00-146.00; few 625-650 lbs $121.00-127.50; few 700-750 lbs $115.00-131.00. Medium and Large 1-2: pkg 255 lbs $141.00; few 450-500 lbs $121.00-133.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 425-500 lbs $145.00-159.00; few 550-600 lbs $130.00-152.50; few 600-650 lbs $115.00-125.00; pkg 703 lbs $118.00. Medium and Large 1-2: pkg 550 lbs $128.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $46.25-45.00-55.00, High Dressing $58.00-60.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $45.00-52.50, High Dressing, $55.00-58.00; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, $38.00-46.00, High Dressing $48.00-50.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: few 1510-1990 lbs, Bulk $70.00-75.00.
   STOCKER COWS: Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 2: few 4-7 yrs old, 950-1395 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $1090.00-1220.00 per head. 
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: few 3-6 yrs old, 840-1260 lbs with 140-370 lbs calves, $1290.00-1325.00 per pair. ∆

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
APRIL 6, 2018 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 1267; Last Week: 504; Year Ago: 1077

   Compared to two weeks ago, steer calves weighing 400-500 lbs were not well tested but sold with a lower undertone, 500-600 lb steers and a light test of 700-800 lb steers traded $5.00-7.00 lower. Feeder heifers weighing 400-600 lbs sold steady with weights over 600 lbs not well tested but selling with a lower undertone. Supply was moderate with demand moderate to good on weaned calves. Slaughter cows sold steady to $3.00 higher on the high dressing cows. Friday's auction was a Charolais influence feeder sale with several strings, lots and packages of good quality Charolais cross feeders in the offering.  Also, included were several consignments of new crop bawling calves carrying flesh or unweaned that sold with light to moderate demand. CME cattle futures and commodities remain very volatile with fed cattle prices once again this week trading lower from $114.00-118.00 in the Southern and Northern Plains. Slaughter cows accounted for 20 percent of the total receipts. Feeder supply included 52 percent steers and bulls, 48 percent heifers and 38 percent weighing over 600 lbs.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: pkg fleshy 405 lbs $172.00, 450-500 lbs $171.00-176.00; 500-600 lbs $170.00-177.50, lot 535 lbs fleshy $168.50; 600-670 lbs fleshy $134.00-148.00; 700-750 lbs $145.00-148.75, lot 785 lbs $134.50; 950-990 lbs fleshy $112.00-115.50. Medium and Large 1-2: few 300-400 lbs $170.00-171.00; 400-500 lbs few $161.00-166.00; 500-600 lbs $150.00-160.00; 600-650 lbs few $153.00-162.50, pkg 698 lbs $140.00; pkg 720 lbs $144.00. Medium and Large 2: pkg 405 lbs $164.00; pkg 623 lbs $145.00; few 650-700 lbs $138.50-139.00. Large 1: 835-845 lbs $122.50-127.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $155.00-166.00; 500-600 lbs $155.00-161.50; 600-700 lbs few $126.00-139.00; 700-750 lbs $126.00-128.00, pkg 775 lbs $118.50; 900-990 lbs fleshy $105.50-110.50. Medium and Large 1-2: 350-400 lbs $150.00-161.00; 400-500 lbs $143.00-155.00; 500-550 lbs $140.00-151.50; 600-650 lbs $131.50-137.50; pkg 830 lbs $110.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1-2: 325-370 lbs $175.00; 400-500 lbs $155.00-165.00; pkg 575 lbs $134.00; pkg 805 lbs $113.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $55.00-63.50, High Dressing $63.50-70.00, Low Dressing $51.00-53.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $55.00-64.00, High Dressing $64.00-72.50, Ind $77.50, Low Dressing 52.00-54.00; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $54.00-60.00, High Dressing $60.00-69.00, Low Dressing $48.50-53.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1300-2400 lbs $78.00-88.00, High Dressing $90.00-95.00, Low Dressing $77.00-78.00.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (40 head) High Choice and Prime 2-4 1400-1560 lbs $125.50-126.00; Choice 2-3: 1300-1525 lbs $121.50-123.50, Holsteins and dairy cross 1350-1650 lbs $75.25-78.25, few $70.25-72.25. ∆

Farmington Livestock Market
APRIL 4, 2018 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 1052; Last Week: 950; Year Ago: 1883

   Compared to last week, 500-750 lbs steers sold $3.00-6.00 lower, the rest of the offering sold steady to $3.00 higher. Slaughter cows sold and bulls sold $1.00-2.00 higher. Supply moderate.  Cows made up approximately 13 percent of the run, 87 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 39 percent of the offering, 45 percent heifers with 17 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 11 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 250-300 lbs $161.00-170.00; 300-400 lbs $173.00-192.50; 400-500 lbs $160.00-175.50; 500-550 lbs $156.00-170.00; 550-600 lbs $142.50-159.00; 600-700 lbs $135.00-147.00; pkg 740 lbs $125.00; pkg 828 lbs $115.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 300-400 lbs $143.00-165.00; pkg 535 lbs $135.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: few 250-275 lbs $152.00-165.00; 300-400 lbs $150.00-166.00; 400-500 lbs $138.00-157.00; 500-600 lbs $125.00-146.00; 600-650 lbs $120.00-131.00; fleshy pkg 775 lbs $114.50. Medium and Large 1-2: few 250-300 lbs $145.00-147.00; few 300-400 lbs $125.00-148.00; 400-500 lbs $125.00-142.50; 500-600 lbs $115.00-130.00; few 600-700 lbs $115.00-128.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 350-400 lbs $160.00-173.50; 400-500 lbs $151.00-169.50; 500-600 lbs $132.00-156.00; 600-700 lbs $120.00-126.00; few 700-775 lbs $115.00-120.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $55.00-56.50, High Dressing $59.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $47.00-56.50, High Dressing $58.00-63.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, few $45.50-52.50, High Dressing $57.50-58.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: very few 1055-1975 lbs Bulk $73.50-80.50, High Dressing $85.00-85.00.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 3-5 yrs old, 940-1010 lbs, $60.00-85.00.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large  1-2: few 4 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 760-1275 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $850.00-1250.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2; very few 4-7 yrs old, 970-1250 lbs with 140-210 lbs calves, $1100.00-1250.00 per pair. ∆
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