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Patton Junction Livestock Auction
OCTOBER 8, 2018 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 704   Week Ago: 763       Last Year: 840

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold uneven, from $1.00 lower to $5.00 higher. Slaughter cows and bulls sold $2.00 lower. Supply light. Cows made up approximately 12 percent of the run, 88 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 29 percent of the offering, 39 percent heifers with 33 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 25 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: few 250-300 lbs $169.00-174.00; 300-400 lbs $168.00-179.00; 400-500 lbs $153.00-170.00; 500-600 lbs $141.00-163.00; 600-700 lbs $136.00-152.00; 700-750 lbs $150.00-152.75. Medium and Large 1-2: few 250-300 lbs $145.00-160.00; few 325-350 lbs $145.00-150.00; few 425-500 lbs $141.00-155.00; few 550-600 lbs $129.00-142.00; few 600-675 lbs $125.00-145.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: few 250-300 lbs $140.00-156.00; 300-400 lbs $140.00-155.00; 400-500 lbs $138.00-150.00; 500-600 lbs $133.00-143.00; 600-700 lbs $131.00-139.50; pkg 739 lbs 139.50. Medium and Large 1-2: few 350-400 lbs $130.00-145.00; few 400-475 lbs $130.00-141.00; pkg 512 lbs $120.00; few 600-650 lbs $129.50-135.00; few 750-800 lbs $114.00-123.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: few 350-400 lbs $164.00-178.00; 400-500 lbs $150.00-171.00; 500-600 lbs $137.00-158.00; 600-700 lbs $125.00-138.00; few 700-750 lbs $120.00-128.00; pkg 855 lbs $112.00. Medium and Large 1-2: pkg 392 lbs $155.00; few 425-500 lbs $131.00-150.00; few 525-600 lbs $125.00-135.00; pkg 682 lbs $126.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $45.00-46.00, High Dressing $48.50-51.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $42.50-46.50, High Dressing, $48.50-57.50; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, $30.00-36.50, High Dressing $44.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: few 1485-2025 lbs Bulk $66.00-72.00, High Dressing $75.00-76.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 5 yrs old to short and solid mouth, 850-1355 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $600.00-800.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: few 5-7 yrs old, 950-1260 lbs with 180-340 lbs calves, $900.00-1110.00 per pair. ∆

Farmington Livestock Market
OCTOBER 10, 2018 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 1223; Last Week: 1344; Year Ago: 1656

   Compared to last week, 600 lbs steers sold $10.00 higher, the rest of the offering sold steady to $10.00 lower. Slaughter cows sold $2.00 lower and bulls sold $2.00 higher. Supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 12 percent of the run, 88 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 43 percent of the offering, 43 percent heifers with 12 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 14 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: few 250-300 lbs $165.00-170.00; 300-400 lbs $163.00-180.00; 400-500 lbs $160.00-177.00; 500-600 lbs $150.00-168.00; 600-700 lbs $142.50-162.00; 700-800 lbs $142.50-153.50. Medium and Large 1-2: few 250-300 lbs $150.00-159.00; few 300-400 lbs $141.00-160.00; 400-500 lbs $135.00-150.00; 500-600 lbs $135.00-153.00; 600-625 lbs $135.00-145.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: few 250-300 lbs $150.00-152.00; 300-400 lbs $140.00-154.50; 400-500 lbs $135.00-155.50; 500-600 lbs $130.00-158.50; 600-700 lbs $130.00-142.00; few 700-750 lbs $129.00-135.00. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-375 lbs $135.00-145.00; 400-500 lbs $125.00-145.00; 500-600 lbs $125.00-145.00; few 600-700 lbs $115.00-130.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 350-400 lbs $155.00-170.00; 400-500 lbs $145.00-165.00; 525-600 lbs $134.00-152.50; few 600-650 lbs $129.00-135.00. Medium and Large 1-2: pkg 398 lbs $145.00; few 425-500 lbs $110.00-141.00; few 500-600 lbs $125.00-135.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, few $44.00-48.50, High Dressing $50.50-53.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $35.50-48.50, High Dressing $52.00-57.00; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, few $35.50-40.50, High Dressing $44.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: few 1265-1990 lbs Bulk $68.00-76.50, High Dressing  $81.00-82.50.
   STOCKER COWS: Scarce.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large  1-2: few 3-7 yrs old, 915-1330 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $800.00-1100.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: very few 4-7 yrs old, 980-1230 lbs with 130-190 lbs calves, $1000.00-1225.00 per pair. ∆

SEMO Livestock Sales LLC
OCTOBER 9, 2018 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 444; Last Week: 377; Year Ago: 413

   Overall market appeared to hold steady today with instances of $8 higher to $4 lower. Lot of 9 heifers ave. 622 at $134.50 cwt. Lot of 8 heifers ave. 528 at $140 cwt.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-300 lbs $160-175; 300-400 lbs $167-176; 400-500 lbs $150-178; 500-600 lbs $148-156; 600-700 lbs $132-149.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-300 lbs $152-167; 300-400 lbs $148-159; 400-500 lbs $142-150; 500-600 lbs $137-149; 600-700 lbs $134-136; 700-800 lbs $119-128.
   BABY CALVES: Brown $30-55 per head; Holstein $55 per head; Beef $160-225 per head.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $42-49, High Dressing $50-55; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $33-37, High Dressing $38-41.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: High Yield $65-80.
   COWS SOLD: 123
   BULLS SOLD: 10
   BRED COWS: Too few bred take home cows to test market. ∆

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
OCTOBER 12, 2018 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 1525; Last Week: 773; Year Ago: 1524

   Compared to two weeks ago, very few comparisons as this week's sale was mostly unweaned/fleshy calves weighing 450-750 lbs, a few weaned calves and yearlings sold with a steady undertone on a very light test. Friday's auction was the start of the fall calve crop with many unweaned and fleshy calves selling with light to moderate demand. Heavy rains over the last week have made way for very muddy conditions in the area. Slaughter cows accounted for near 15 percent of the total receipts and sold steady to firm, with slaughter steers and heifers totaling 5 percent. Feeder cattle consisted of 55 percent steers, 45 percent heifers and near 50 percent weighing over 600 lbs.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 450-500 lbs $187.00-191.50, fleshy $174.00-180.00; 500-550 lbs few $176.00-179.50, 550-600 lbs $166.50-172.50, fleshy $159.50-163.00; lot 645 lbs $167.00, 600-650 lbs calves $158.00-164.00, 650-700 lbs $164.00-166.00; 700-725 lbs fleshy/calves $154.50-159.50, lot 752 lbs $159.00, 770-800 lbs fleshy $145.00-146.50; pkg 870 lbs fleshy 138.00. Medium and Large 1-2: 400-500 lbs $171.00-182.00, fleshy $160.00-166.00; 500-550 lbs fleshy $155.00-163.00, 600-700 lbs $155.00-162.50; pkg 855 lbs $141.50. Medium and Large 2: pkg 460 lbs $150.00; 600-655 lbs $150.50-155.00; lot 725 lbs $154.00.  Large 1: unweaned calves lot 707 lbs $135.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: pkg 465 lbs $151.00; 500-600 lbs $151.50-160.50, fleshy $145.00-149.00; 600-650 lbs $144.50-148.50, lot calves 635 lbs $141.50, 650-700 lbs fleshy $133.00-135.00; 700-720 lbs $141.50-147.50, 750-800 lbs few fleshy $130.00-133.50; 800-820 lbs fleshy $126.50-129.50. Medium and Large 1-2: 350-400 lbs $162.00-171.00; 400-500 lbs $145.00-158.00, fleshy $140.00-148.00; 500-600 lbs $145.50-151.50, fleshy $132.00-141.00; 600-700 lbs $135.50-142.00; lot 752 lbs $137.75. Medium and Large 2: 500-600 lbs $134.50-140.50; pkg 625 lbs $142.50.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1-2: pkg 388 lbs $160.00; pkg 780 lbs $120.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $54.00-60.50, High Dressing $60.50-64.50, Low Dressing $48.00-53.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $54.50-60.50, High Dressing $60.50-63.00, Low Dressing $47.00-53.00; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $53.50-58.00, High Dressing $58.00-63.50, Low Dressing $43.50-53.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1250-2020 lbs $84.00-87.50, Low Dressing $71.00-78.50.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (69 head) Choice 2-3: 1080-1585 lbs $106.25-109.00; Select 1-2 1000-1750 lbs $100.50-104.50. ∆
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