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Farmington Livestock Market
JULY 11, 2018 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 1524; Last Week: No Sale; Year Ago: 1107

   Compared to two weeks ago, steers sold $4.00-12.00 higher and heifers sold steady to $7.00 higher. Slaughter cows sold $3.00 lower and bulls sold $1.00 lower; Demand good and supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 11 percent of the run, 89 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 41 percent of the offering, 49 percent heifers with 10 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 23 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $170.00-197.00; 400-450 lbs $170.00-189.00; fancy pkg 414 lbs $196.50; 450-500 lbs $155.00-179.00; 500-600 lbs $155.00-173.00; 600-700 lbs $135.00-160.25; 700-750 lbs $140.00-148.00; pkg 800 lbs $132.50. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $155.00-165.00; 400-500 lbs $137.00-165.00; 500-600 lbs $129.00-160.00; 600-700 lbs $125.00-141.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $140.00-156.00; 400-500 lbs $135.00-153.50; 500-600 lbs $135.00-161.00; 600-700 lbs $129.00-142.00; 700-775 lbs $124.00-134.00; few 800-850 lbs $119.50-121.00. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs $130.00-145.00; 400-500 lbs $125.00-140.00; 500-600 lbs $111.00-138.50; few 650-700 lbs $109.00-121.00; few 850-875 lbs $115.00-116.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: pkg 391 lbs $184.50; pkg 400 lbs $173.50; 450-500 lbs $136.00-155.50; 500-600 lbs $135.00-157.50; few 600-650 lbs $121.00-139.00; pkg 700 lbs $120.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 435-500 lbs $130.00-147.00; pkg 675 lbs $110.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, Scarce; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $50.50-54.50, High Dressing $56.50-60.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $40.00-46.50, High Dressing $52.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: few 1200-1845 lbs  Bulk $74.00-83.00, High Dressing  $85.00-87.00.
   STOCKER COWS: Medium 2: 2-5 yrs old, 775-815 lbs $68.50-96.50.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large  1-2: 3-7 yrs old, 820-1460 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $725.00-950.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: 3-7 yrs old, 780-1110 lbs with 110-220 lbs calves, $1000.00-1360.00 per pair. ∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
JULY 9, 2018 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 541   Week Ago: 0       Last Year: 566

   Compared to two weeks ago, steers and heifers sold steady to $6.00 higher. Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady; Demand good and Supply light. Cows made up approximately 10 percent of the run, 90 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 34 percent of the offering, 41 percent heifers with 25 percent feeder bulls.  Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 19 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: few 250-300 lbs $177.00-202.00; few 300-400 lbs $150.00-176.00; 400-450 lbs $158.00-170.00; 450-500 lbs $145.00-169.00; 500-600 lbs $149.00-162.00; 600-700 lbs $139.00-150.00; pkg 734 lbs $138.50. Medium and Large 1-2: few 250-300 lbs $160.00-172.00; pkg 350 lbs $160.00; few 450-500 lbs $145.00-155.00, few 500-550 lbs $130.00-147.00; few 600-650 lbs $125.00-137.00; pkg 818 lbs $125.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $149.00-163.00; 400-500 lbs $135.00-161.00; 500-600 lbs $130.00-146.50; few 600-650 lbs $125.00-137.00; 700-800 lbs $116.00-121.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 350-400 lbs $135.00-146.00; few 425-475 lbs $125.00-140.00; few 500-600 lbs $121.00-140.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: few 350-400 lbs $160.00-177.00; 400-500 lbs $144.00-163.00; 500-600 lbs $135.00-148.00; 600-675 lbs $121.00-136.50; few 700-750 lbs $110.00-127.00. Medium and Large 1-2: few 450-500 lbs $130.00-146.00; few 500-550 lbs $131.00-135.00; pkg 770 lbs $115.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $50.00-56.00, High Dressing $58.00-62.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $49.00-54.50, High Dressing, $58.00-61.50; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, $40.00-47.50, High Dressing $50.00-58.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: few 1360-2040 lbs Bulk $78.50-84.00.
   STOCKER COWS: Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 3-5 yrs old, 910-1235 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $725.00-1150.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: 4 yrs old to short solid mouth, 985-1240 lbs with 120-320 lbs calves, $800.00-1300.00 per pair. ∆

SEMO Livestock Sales LLC
JULY 10, 2018 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 511; Last Week: No Sale; Year Ago: 301
July 10 NEW SALE TIME 11:00 am

   High heat was hard on cattle and humans today. Overall the average was steady to $2-3 higher. Groups of conditioned cattle $5-7 higher.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $154-180; 300-399 lbs $148-165; 400-499 lbs $149-164; 500-599 lbs $151-163; 600-699 lbs $138-145.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $150-159; 300-399 lbs $143-156; 400-499 lbs $135-149; 500-599 lbs $130-138; 600-699 lbs $126-130.
   BABY CALVES: Brown, none; Holstein, none; Beef $75-280.
   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 $87. ∆

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
JULY 13, 2018 •
 Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 1019; Last Week: 531; Year Ago: 773

   Compared to the last special feeder cattle auction three weeks ago, feeder steers weighing 500-650 lbs sold steady to firm, with 650-800 lbs trading $5.00-7.00 higher, beat test on feeder heifers were weighing 600-700 lbs selling steady to $2.00 lower with all other weights not well tested. Slaughter cows sold fully steady. Demand was moderate to good with supply moderate. The best demand was on steers weighing 600-800 lbs with several nice lots of good quality steers and groups trading with good demand. Most of the surrounding area is in need of a good rain as pastures remain short and hay supplies very low. Slaughter cows accounted for near 18 percent of the total receipts with slaughter steers and heifers near 7 percent. Feeder supply consisted of 53 percent steers, 47 percent heifers and 71 percent weighing over 600 lbs.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: pkg 515 lbs $177.50, 550-600 lbs $160.00-170.50; 600-700 lbs $156.00-167.00; 700-800 lbs $147.00-157.00; pkg fleshy 897 lbs $120.00. Medium and Large 1-2: pkg 440 lbs $170.00; pkg 530 lbs $165.00, pkg thin 502 lbs $181.00; 550-600 lbs $145.00-151.00; 600-700 lbs $145.00-155.00; 850-900 lbs $124.00-130.00; pkg 915 lbs $125.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 540-550 lbs few $145.00-147.50; 630-700 lbs $135.25-139.00; pkg 710 lbs $133.00, pkg 772 lbs $129.00; pkg 805 lbs fleshy $118.00. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs few $158.00-167.00; 450-500 lbs $141.00-150.00; 500-600 lbs $135.00-145.00; 600-700 lbs $130.00-136.00; 700-750 lbs $127.50-130.00. Medium and Large 2: 300-350 lbs $146.00-149.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1-2: pkg 340 lbs $180.00; pkg 487 lbs $155.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, few $55.50-62.50, High Dressing few $62.50-67.50, couple $69.50-74.00, Low Dressing $49.50-54.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $55.50-62.50, High Dressing $62.50-70.00, Low Dressing $51.00-55.00; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $55.00-61.00, High Dressing $61.50-65.00, Low Dressing $47.00-54.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1300-2250 lbs $81.00-90.00, High Dressing $91.00-93.00, Low Dressing $76.00.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (70 head) Choice 2-4 1100-1385 lbs $107.00-111.00; Select 1-2 1040-1270 lbs $100.50-106.50. ∆
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