Livestock Reports

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
APRIL 20, 2018 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 1415; Last Week: 1735; Year Ago: 1682

   Cow special with only a few feeder calves offered. No comparisons on the calves with last week’s feeder special. Several nice strings of heifers with their first baby, and young third period cows highlighted the days offering. Slaughter cows traded steady to $2.00 lower. Weathermen are promising warmer days ahead which will hopefully jumpstart area pastures as grass has been slow in coming. Cows accounted for 78 percent of the receipts with 22 percent feeders. In the feeder supply steers and bulls accounted for 64 percent, 36 percent heifers, and 25 percent weighed over 600 lbs.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 425 lbs $180.00; Fleshy 550-600 lbs $138.00-145.50; Fleshy 717 lbs $130.00; Fleshy 840 lbs $125.00. Medium 1-2: Pkg 462 lbs $166.00; Pkg 685 lbs $140.50; Pkg 734 lbs $130.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 288 lbs $166.50; Pkg 392 lbs $165.00; 400-500 lbs $153.50-157.50, Fleshy $143.00-145.00; 500-600 lbs $140.00-147.00; 600-700 lbs $136.50-138.50.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1-2: Pkg 252 lbs $193.00; 350-400 lbs $167.00-171.00; 400-500 lbs $160.00-177.00, Fleshy 460 lbs $151.00; 500-600 lbs $140.00-158.00; 600-650 lbs $132.50-137.50.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $55.00-61.00, High Dressing $61.00-68.50, Low Dressing $52.00-55.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $55.00-61.00, High Dressing $62.00-67.50, Couple $71.00-73.00, Low Dressing $50.00-55.00; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $52.00-55.50, High Dressing $57.00-60.50, Low Dressing $43.00-51.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1350-2400 lbs $81.00-93.50, High Dressing $96.00-103.00, Low Dressing $63.00-79.50.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Mostly Large 1-2: 4-6 yrs 1250-1550 lbs 3rd stage preg $1500.00-1775.00 per head. Medium and Large 1-2: 2-7 yrs 950-1350 lbs 2nd and 3rd stages of preg $1010.00-1260.00 head.
   COW AND CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: Reputation 2 yrs 1000-1250 lbs with baby to 250 lb calves $2225.00-2400.00 per pair; 2-4 yrs 900-1100 lbs with baby to 250 lb calves $1900.00-2175.00 pair; 3 yrs to Solid Mouth 1000-1400 lbs with baby to 300 lb calves and some bred back in the 1st or 2nd stage $1370.00-1660.00 per pair; Solid and Broken Mouth Cows 1300-1400 lbs with baby calves $1060.00-1310.00 per pair.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (34 head) Choice 2-3: 1200-1475 lbs $121.50-123.00. Select 2-3 1050-1250 lbs $115.00-118.50. ∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
APRIL 16, 2018 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 771   Week Ago: 854       Last Year: 842

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold $2.00-8.00 higher. Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady. Demand good and supply light. Cows made up approximately 14 percent of the run, 86 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 30 percent of the offering, 51 percent heifers with 19 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 15 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: few 250-300 lbs $180.00-200.00; 300-400 lbs $172.00-190.00; 400-500 lbs $152.00-174.00; 500-600 lbs $140.00-157.50; 600-675 lbs $140.00-157.50; few 700-800 lbs $130.00-137.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 275-300 lbs $160.00-174.00; few 300-400 lbs $150.00-172.00; few 500-600 lbs $125.00-146.00; few 650-700 lbs $127.00-130.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: few 250-300 lbs $168.00-171.00; 300-400 lbs $152.00-170.00; 400-500 lbs $145.00-158.00; 500-600 lbs $130.00-152.00; 600-675 lbs $128.00-137.00; pkg 740 lbs $126.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 250-300 lbs $150.00-165.00; 300-400 lbs $136.00-156.00; few 400-500 lbs $130.00-145.00; few 500-550 lbs $131.00-138.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: few 350-375 lbs $177.00-185.00; 400-500 lbs $158.00-177.00; 500-600 lbs $146.00-170.00; 600-700 lbs $118.00-146.00; few 750-800 lbs $117.00; pkg 888 lbs $105.00. Medium and Large 1-2: pkg 380 lbs $165.00; few 400-500 lbs $125.00-154.00; 500-600 $125.00-149.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $52.00-55.00, High Dressing $58.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, 51.50-55.00, High Dressing, $57.00-62.00; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, $35.00-49.00, High Dressing $53.00-55.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: few 1320-2160 lbs, Bulk $73.00-77.50, High Dressing $79.00-85.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium 2: few 2-5 yrs old, 810-1010 lbs, $65.00-106.00.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: few 4-7 yrs old, 920-1250 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $840.00-1025.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: few 4-7 yrs old, 860-1540 lbs with 190-390 lbs calves, $1100.00-1570.00 per pair. ∆

Farmington Livestock Market
APRIL 18, 2018 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 1715; Last Week: 1925; Year Ago: 1849
Farmington Livestock will be closed 4-25 and 5-2.

   Compared to last week, 300-500 lbs steers sold $9.00-16.00 higher, the rest of the offering sold steady to $5.00 higher. Slaughter cows sold $3.00 lower and bulls sold steady; Demand good and moderate. Cows made up approximately 15 percent of the run, 85 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 46 percent of the offering, 44 percent heifers with 11 percent feeder bulls.  Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 17 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 250-300 lbs $182.00-200.00; 300-400 lbs $183.00-205.00; 400-500 lbs $177.00-204.00; 500-550 lbs $166.00-187.00; 550-600 lbs $154.50-173.00; 600-700 lbs $141.50-157.00; few 700-725 lbs $140.00-146.00; few 800-825 lbs $125.50-129.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 250-300 lbs $170.00-175.00; few 300-400 lbs $150.00-176.00; 400-500 lbs $156.00-176.00; 500-600 lbs $135.00-162.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $153.00-167.00; 400-500 lbs $142.50-165.00; 500-600 lbs $135.00-155.00; 600-700 lbs $125.00-138.50; few 700-750 lbs $125.00-128.00; few 900-925 lbs $110.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 325-400 lbs $140.00-157.00; 400-500 lbs $135.00-155.00; 500-600 lbs $124.00-140.00; few 600-675 lbs $120.00-125.50.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $157.00-183.00; 500-600 lbs $143.00-165.50; 600-675 lbs $120.00-141.50; pkg 720 lbs $121.00; few 800-825 lbs $110.00-114.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 425-500 lbs $135.00-145.00; pkg 525 lbs $135.00; pkg 783 lbs $112.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $52.50-57.50, High Dressing $65.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $50.50-56.50, High Dressing $58.50-61.00; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $45.50-50.00, High Dressing $53.00-55.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1005-1945 lbs Bulk $65.00-83.50, High Dressing  $89.00-92.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium and Large 2: very few 3-5 yrs old, 635-1030 lbs, $60.00-80.00.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large  1-2: few 4-7 yrs old, 980-1395 lbs 2nd and 3rd stage, $975.00-1025.00. Short and solid mouth, 975-1490 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $650.00-885.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: few 5 yrs old to short, 850-1180 lbs and solid mouth with 95-300 lbs calves, $875.00-1450.00 per pair. ∆

Fruitland Livestock Market
APRIL 17, 2018 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 584; Last Week: 507; Year Ago: 537

   Market was $4-8 higher today with a selection of preconditioned, weaned feeders. Rest of offering of unweaned boy calves steady to slightly lower. Cows $5 lower.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $170-185; 300-399 lbs $162-188; 400-499 lbs $153-183.50; 500-599 lbs $132-161; 600-699 lbs $130-149; 700-799 lbs $135.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $160-170; 300-399 lbs $157-173; 400-499 lbs $145-156.50; 500-599 lbs $140-154; 600-699 lbs $113-129; 700-799 lbs $102-118.50.
   BABY CALVES: Brown $40; Holstein, None today; Beef $200-260.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $54-58, High Dressing $59-65; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $39-46, High Dressing $47-55.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: High Yield Low $75, High Yield High $82.50. ∆
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