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Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
MARCH 22, 2019 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 2736; Last Week: 824; Year Ago: 2142

   Compared to the last special two weeks ago, steer calves under 550 lbs sold with a higher undertone on a light test, with 550-700 lb steers and heifers selling $5.00-10.00 higher, feeders over 700 lbs sold with a higher undertone.  Demand was moderate to good with supply heavy. A nice offering of good quality steers and heifers weighing mostly 500-750 lbs sold on and active market as sunshine and warmer temperatures prevailed. Slaughter cows accounted for 14 percent of the total receipts and traded steady to $2.00 lower. Feeder supply consisted of 49 percent steers, 8 percent bulls, 43 percent heifers and 60 percent weighing over 600 lbs.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 424 $184.00; 484 $193.00; 532 $182.00-191.00; 576 $171.25-181.00; 562 $184.00; 619 $167.25-176.25; 672 $159.50-166.75; 724 $151.25-162.00; 774 $138.50-143.00; 784 $146.75; 784 $146.75.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 524 $144.50-151.00; 569 $151.00-157.00; 586 $135.00; 620 $143.00-155.50; 671 $140.00-147.00; 709 $135.50-137.25; 708 $145.50; 756 $131.50-132.50; 800 $129.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1-2: 359 $154.50; 444 $171.00; 473 $158.00-169.00; 508 $148.00-155.00; 590 $145.00; 614 $145.00-154.00; 672 $132.50-142.00; 714 $130.00-133.50; 780 $110.00-115.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $53.50-58.50, High Dressing $60.00-64.50, Ind. $66.50, Low Dressing $47.00-52.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $53.50-59.50, High Dressing $60.00-63.00, couple $68.00-68.50, Low Dressing $45.00-52.00; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $48.00-55.00, High Dressing $56.00-61.00, Low Dressing $40.00-47.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1450-2300 lbs $78.00-84.50, High Dressing $90.00-90.50, Low Dressing $64.00-76.00.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (65 head) Choice 2-4: 1220-1525 lbs $127.00-129.50; Select 1-2: 1050-1200 lbs $120.00-124.50, lot Holsteins 1550 lbs $66.00. ∆

Farmington Livestock Market
MARCH 20, 2019 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 1597; Last Week: 1777; Year Ago: 1191

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold steady to $7.00 higher. Slaughter cows sold $3.00 lower, bulls sold $1.00 lower; Demand good and supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 17 percent of the run, 83 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 44 percent of the offering, 43 percent heifers with 13 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 28 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 279 $180.00-190.00; 321 $182.00-202.50; 377 $189.00-205.00; 422 $185.00-207.00; 469 $175.00-190.00; 535 $165.00-182.00; 566 $160.00-174.00; 625 $140.00-159.00; 675 $138.00-150.50; 726 $126.00-140.00; 759 $134.00-142.00; 830 $130.00-132.50; 878 $128.00-130.50; 924 $123.00-130.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 313 $146.00-151.00; 367 $145.00-158.00; 422 $146.00-169.00; 474 $142.50-164.00; 520 $142.00-158.00; 574 $129.50-152.50; 626 $127.00-136.00; 671 $130.00-138.00; 709 $127.50-130.00; 758 $125.00; 837 $120.00; 863 $120.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 379 $195.00; 431 $153.00-177.00; 472 $150.00-168.00; 526 $130.00-155.00; 576 $140.50-150.00; 616 $128.00-138.00; 679 $129.00-138.00; 734 $116.00-123.00; 758 $120.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $45.00-54.50, High Dressing $56.50-61.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $44.50-53.50, High Dressing $56.50-60.50; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $30.50-43.00, High Dressing $46.50-52.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: few 1100-2235 lbs bulk $63.50-75.50, High Dressing $80.50-92.00.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium 2: 2-3 yrs old 605-960 lbs $56.00-70.00.
   BRED COWS: Medium and Large 2: few 4-7 yrs old, 1170-1480 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $825.00-1250.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: (Per Pair) Medium and Large 2: 5 yrs old to short and solid, 1180-1330 lbs with 140-380 lbs calves, $975.00-1400.00 per pair. ∆

SEMO Livestock Sales LLC
MARCH 19, 2019 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 874; Last Week: 650; Year Ago: 515

   Feeder cattle market appeared to hold strong today. Overall $2-5 higher.
557lb ave steers $167 cwt. Preconditioned
Lot of 23 steers 427 lb ave $180 cwt
Lot of 5 steers 523 lb ave $14 cwt
Lot of 7 heifers 327 lb ave $160 cwt
Lot of 11 steers 787 lb ave $135 cwt
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $145-180; 300-399 lbs $160-176; 400-499 lbs $160-180; 500-599 lbs $144-174; 600-699 lbs $131-154; 700-799 lbs $127-138.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $161-165; 300-399 lbs $144-161; 400-499 lbs $137-157; 500-599 lbs $135-147; 600-699 lbs $120-130; 700-799 lbs $117-128.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $48-51, High Dressing $52-60; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $45-51, High Dressing $52-60.50; Low Dressing $32-40.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: High Yield $60-83.
   COWS SOLD: 100
   BULLS SOLD: 12
   Not enough take home cows to test a market. ∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
MARCH 18, 2019 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 1156   Week Ago: 1478       Last Year: 636

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold steady to $6.00 lower with Feeders less attractive. Slaughter cows sold $4.00 lower, bulls sold $1.00 lower; Demand lower and supply moderate. Cows made up approximately 12 percent of the run, 88 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 31 percent of the offering, 47 percent heifers with 22 percent feeder bulls. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 18 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 282 $173.00-187.50; 315 $167.00-181.00; 367 $167.00-181.50; 414 $160.00-173.00; 467 $159.00-172.50; 519 $148.00-165.00; 572 $144.00-161.00; 624 $145.00-151.50; 671 $128.00-140.00; 764 $123.00-133.00; 814 $120.00-124.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 267 $147.00-160.00; 333 $145.00-157.00; 378 $138.00-158.00; 425 $138.00-155.00; 464 $139.00-150.00; 521 $130.00-147.75; 578 $130.00-141.00; 620 $122.00-136.50; 663 $121.00-127.00; 712 $127.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 342 $160.00-175.00; 375 $157.00-172.00; 431 $158.00-170.00; 474 $148.00-163.00; 527 $145.00-158.00; 570 $137.00-153.00; 618 $125.00-137.00; 680 $121.00-131.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $44.00-53.50, High Dressing $57.50-60.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $44.50-50.00, High Dressing, $54.50-58.00; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, $27.50-36.50, High Dressing $42.50-47.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: few 1310-1900 lbs bulk $60.50-75.50, High Dressing $76.00-83.00.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium 2: 2-3 yrs old 675-1285 lbs $56.00-70.00.
   BRED COWS: Medium and Large 2: few 4-7 yrs old, 810-1645 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage, $735.00-870.00 per head.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: (Per Pair) Medium and Large 2: 5 yrs old to short and solid, 890-1320 lbs with 180-520 lbs calves, $900.00-1350.00 per pair. ∆
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