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Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
MARCH 15, 2019 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 824; Last Week: 1524; Year Ago: 1371
   Friday's auction was Special Bred Cow Sale with very few feeders on offer that were not tested, mostly selling in small packages and singles. Bred cows sold with moderate to good demand mostly 3-6 yrs in the 2nd-3rd stage. Slaughter cows accounted for near 28 percent of the total receipts and traded steady to $2.00 higher, bred cows accounted for near 35 percent of the receipts, slaughter steers and heifers accounted for near 5 percent with feeders accounting for 32 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1-2:  428 $174.00; 469 $166.00-180.00; 528 $171.00; 568 $149.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1-2: 438 $136.00; 475 $141.00-148.50; 524 $137.50-141.50; 576 $136.50-140.00; 633 $130.00-137.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1-2: 626       142.00; 668       135.00; 705       129.00.
   REPLACEMENT COWS:  Bred Cows- Medium and Large 1: 3-5 yrs Blk 1195-1550 lbs 3rd stage $1520.00-1560.00. Medium and Large 1-2: 2-7 yrs 1050-1465 lbs 3rd stage $1220.00-1450.00; 3-5 yrs 1050-1300 lbs 2nd stage $1100.1250.00; 4-6 yrs 1070-1250 lbs 1st stage $990.00-1190.00; 7 yrs to short solid mouth 1250-1400 lbs 2nd-3rd stage $890.00-1050.00. Medium and Large 2: 3-7 yrs 1000-1550 lbs 3rd stage $870.00-1080.00; short solid to aged cows 1200-1450 lbs mostly 2nd-3rd stage $720.00-900.00. Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2: few 5-6 yrs 1300-1550 lbs w/200-300 lb calves $1350.00-1500.00; short solid 1180-1360 lbs w/baby calves $1300.00-1325.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $54.50-61.00, High Dressing $62.00-67.00, ind. $70.00, Low Dressing $50.00-53.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $53.50-60.50, High Dressing $61.00-65.00, Low Dressing $49.00-52.00; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $51.00-57.00, High Dressing $57.00-61.00, Low Dressing  $40.00-49.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1450-2150 lbs $79.50-86.00, High Dressing $148.50-151.50, Low Dressing $73.00-77.00.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (48 head) Select and Choice 1-3: 1090-1400 lbs 124.50-127.00; Select 1-2: few 1100-1200 lbs $117.00-120.050. ∆

Farmington Livestock Market
MARCH 13, 2019 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 1777; Last Week: 739; Year Ago: 1510

   Compared to last week, 600 lbs steers and heifers sold $4.00 lower, the rest of the offering sold $1.00-7.00 higher. Slaughter cows sold $4.00 higher, bulls sold steady. Supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 10 percent of the run, 90 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 45 percent of the offering, 48 percent heifers with 7 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 39 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 281 $170.00; 377 $168.00-204.00; 424 $169.00-193.00; 478 $158.00-184.00; 517 $160.00-178.00; 582 $145.00-167.00; 626 $137.50-146.50; 664 $136.00-150.00; 727 $130.00-141.00; 771 $131.00-135.50; 833 $128.50-134.00; 866 $128.50; 1060 $109.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 287 $141.00-152.00; 323 $149.50-155.50; 380 $148.00-165.00; 438 $139.00-150.00; 485 $142.50-155.00; 527 $135.00-152.00; 567 $132.00-140.50; 626 $127.00-142.50; 667 $120.00-130.00; 718 $120.00-128.00; 786 $114.00-127.00; 889 $119.00; 930 $115.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 370 $155.00-183.00; 428 $152.00-165.00; 486 $158.00-175.00; 522 $147.00-160.00; 588 $135.00-151.00; 650 $137.00; 728 $116.50; 777 $110.50.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $48.00-57.00, High Dressing $61.50-66.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $48.50-56.00, High Dressing $58.50-68.00; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $35.50-42.50, High Dressing $46.50-47.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: few 1200-2085 lbs bulk $60.50-76.50, High Dressing $79.00-82.50.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium 2: 2-3 yrs old 685-915 lbs $60.00-75.00.
   BRED COWS: Medium and Large 2: few 4-7 yrs old, 965-1265 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $810.00-1025.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: (Per Pair) Medium and Large 2: 5 yrs old to short and solid, 820-1210 lbs with 160-380 lbs calves, $900.00-1150.00 per pair. ∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
MARCH 11, 2019 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 1478   Week Ago: 195       Last Year: 1263

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold steady to $8.00 higher. Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady; Demand good and supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 6 percent of the run, 94 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 34 percent of the offering, 49 percent heifers with 17 percent feeder bulls.  Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 27 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 286 $172.50-192.50; 330 $175.00-200.00; 365 $176.00-202.50; 420 $170.00-186.00; 476 $155.00-173.00; 517 $153.00-176.00; 577 $139.00-156.00; 618 $146.00-152.00; 664 $131.00-150.50; 723 $126.00-135.00; 784 $128.00-135.00; 833 $121.00-128.00; 878 $119.00-128.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 270 $145.00-159.00; 331 $145.00-165.00; 375 $146.00-166.00; 426 $146.00-162.00; 473 $136.00-157.00; 528 $133.00-146.00; 574 $125.00-140.00; 624 $121.00-135.00; 672 $119.50-125.00; 735 $112.00-124.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 343 $180.00; 389 $160.00-176.00; 435 $154.00-172.50; 473 $144.00-166.00; 522 $143.00-156.00; 577 $135.00-143.00; 633 $128.00-138.00; 662 $127.00-134.50.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, Scarce; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $44.50-54.00, High Dressing, $58.50-64.00; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, $36.50-42.50, High Dressing $46.50-50.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: few 1510-2020 lbs bulk $65.00-76.50, High Dressing $84.00-88.50.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium 2  Scarce.
   BRED COWS: Medium and Large 2: few 4-7 yrs old, 970-1445 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $670.00-770.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: (Per Pair) Medium and Large 2: Scarce. ∆

SEMO Livestock Sales LLC
MARCH 12, 2019 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 650; Last Week: 213; Year Ago: 706

   Overall the market was strong today. $8-15 higher some instances more. Buyers were actively optimistic:
485 lb ave steers $178.00; cwt; 500 lb ave steers $181 cwt;  310 lb ave steers 205.00 cwt; 265 lb ave steers $210.00 cwt; 340 lb ave steers $202.00 cwt; 12 hfrs 732 lb ave $120.50 cwt; 513 lb ave hfrs $144.00 cwt.
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $185-210; 300-399 lbs $183-205; 400-499 lbs $165-184; 500-599 lbs $144-181; 600-699 lbs $131-150; 700-799 lbs $127-133.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $151-161; 300-399 lbs $144-158; 400-499 lbs $137-154; 500-599 lbs $125-145; 600-699 lbs $119-125.50; 700-799 lbs $117-120.50.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $48-51, High Dressing $52-60; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $45-51, High Dressing $52-65, Low Dressing $32-40.
   BABY CALVES: 3 head Holstein $30; 1 head Beef $270.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: High Yield $60-91.50.
   COWS SOLD: 92
   BULLS SOLD: 3
   Not enough take home cows to test a market. ∆

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