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Farmington Livestock Market
APRIL 24, 2019 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 1675; Last Week: 1,630

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold $4.00-10.00 higher. Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady; Demand good and supply moderate. Supply included: 76 percent Feeder Cattle (35 percent Steers, 51 percent Heifers, 14 percent Bulls); 16 percent Slaughter Cattle (84 percent Cows, 16 percent Bulls); 8 percent Replacement Cattle (62 percent Bred Cows, 38 percent Cow-Calf Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 21 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 285 $170.00-188.00; 329 $177.00-198.00; 323 $208.00; 370 $175.00-197.00; 427 $178.00-198.00; 469 $170.00-188.00; 523 $169.00-183.00; 519 $189.00-190.00; 581 $162.00-169.00; 620 $145.00-169.00; 663 $150.00-153.00; 732 $135.00-155.00; 791 $138.00-142.00; 868 $126.50; 968 $122.00-124.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 285 $160.00-168.00; 325 $155.00-174.00; 368 $151.00-170.00; 425 $152.00-169.00; 469 $149.00-169.00; 465 $171.00; 525 $143.00-159.00; 576 $137.50-155.00; 625 $130.00-147.50; 674 $128.00-139.50; 721 $120.00-129.50; 840 $119.00; 869 $114.00-121.50.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 389 $165.00-185.00; 442 $169.00-178.50; 481 $157.00-174.00; 527 $150.00-167.00; 570 $150.00-169.00; 630 $132.00-148.00; 660 $132.00-138.00; 720 $127.00-133.50; 880 $114.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $50.00-52.50, High Dressing $53.00-57.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $44.50-54.00, High Dressing $52.00-60.00, Low Dressing $43.00; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $34.50-44.50, High Dressing $44.00-47.50, Low Dressing $30.00-31.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1530 $67.00-75.00, 1700 $75.00-89.00.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: Bred Cows: 1290 $925.00; 1175 $860.00; 1113 $750.00-910.00; 1153 $685.00-825.00; 1167 $700.00-825.00; 1119 $685.00-1025.00; 1219 $670.00-750.00; 1150 $600.00-710.00; 1195 $875.00.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Large 2 w/ <150 lbs calf (Per Family / Estimate Wt); 815 $820.00; 1100 $700.00-800.00. ∆

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
APRIL 26, 2019 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 2472; Last Week: 1603; Year Ago: 2214

   Compared to the last special two weeks ago, feeder steers weighing 350-500 lbs sold steady to firm on a light test, with 500-600 lb steers selling $8.00-12.00 lower , spots $15.00 lower on the 500-550 lb steers, 600-750 lbs sold $3.00-8.00 lower with 8 weight steers trading mostly steady on comparable sales. Feeder heifers weighing 450-600 lbs sold steady, with 600-700 lbs selling steady to $4.00 higher and 700-800 lbs trading steady to $3.00 lower. Slaughter cows on a nice offering sold steady to $3.00 higher. Demand was moderate to good with supply heavy. Overall the heifer market held up better than the steers from two weeks ago specially those weighing 500-700 lbs. CME cattle futures this week had liquidation selling as the fed cattle market in the Southern Plains was mostly steady and the Northern Plains traded mostly $3.00 lower.
   FEEDER STEERS: Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1: 300-400 lbs $201.00-211.00; 400-450 lbs $190.00-203.00, 450-500 lbs $179.00-190.00; 500-550 lbs $165.00-174.00, 550-600 lbs $157.50-170.00, fleshy $155.00-156.50; 600-650 lbs $157.50-168.00, 650-700 lbs $155.00-161.00; 700-750 lbs $150.00-153.25, 750-800 lbs $139.00-148.00; two lots 810 lbs $141.00-142.00, 850-900 lbs $130.50-136.50; 900-960 lbs $119.00-126.50. Medium and Large 1-2: 300-350 lbs $187.00-193.00; 400-450 lbs $181.00-189.00, 450-500 lbs $165.00-179.00; 500-600 lbs $153.50-165.00; 600-650 lbs $150.00-157.00; 650-700 lbs $140.00-149.00; 700-750 lbs $140.00-145.00; pkg 820 lbs thin $144.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: pkg 355 lbs $174.00; 450-500 lbs $154.00-155.00; 500-550 lbs $150.00-156.00, 550-600 lbs $141.50-142.50; 600-650 lbs $152.75-154.00, 650-700 lbs $139.00-142.50; 700-800 lbs $124.00-133.50; 800-850 lbs $122.50-128.75; lot 900 lbs $115.25 fleshy. Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs $147.00-156.00; 400-500 lbs $140.00-155.00; 500-550 lbs $137.00-148.00; 550-600 lbs $135.00-139.50; 600-700 lbs $130.00-138.00; 700-750 lbs $131.00-133.50.  Medium and Large 2: 400-450 lbs $130.00-142.00; 600-650 lbs $120.00-132.50.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $174.50-179.50; 500-600 lbs $151.00-158.50.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $53.50-60.00, High Dressing $61.00-68.50, Low Dressing $47.00-50.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $53.50-60.00, High Dressing $61.00-69.00, Low Dressing $47.00-52.00; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $48.00-56.50, High Dressing $57.50-64.00, Low Dressing $38.00-46.00 .
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1350-2450 lbs $81.00-89.00, High Dressing $91.50-97.00.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (77 head) Choice 2-4: 1150-1450 lbs $126.25-131.00;  pkg Holsteins 1600 lbs $85.75; Select 1-2 pkg 1445 lbs $110.00. ∆

Patton Junction Livestock Auction
APRIL 26, 2019 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 492   Week Ago: 408       Last Year: 0

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold steady to $3.00 higher. Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady to $1.00 higher; Demand good, supply light. Supply included: 88 percent Feeder Cattle (27 percent Steers, 41 percent Heifers, 32 percent Bulls); 11 percent Slaughter Cattle (81 percent Cows, 19 percent Bulls); 1 percent Replacement Cattle (100 percent Bred Cows). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 17 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 328 $166.00-180.00; 368 $170.00-173.00; 424 $160.00-173.00; 475 $155.00-173.00; 524 $155.00-171.00; 560 $156.00-160.00; 607 $151.00-153.00; 746 $141.00; 763 $132.00-134.00.
Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1: 372 $146.00-153.00; 431 $145.00-155.00; 483 $141.00-150.00; 522 $140.00-146.00; 584 $144.00-157.00; 733 $119.00-124.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 375 $158.00-162.00; 427 $150.00-171.00; 465 $155.00-176.00; 519 $146.00-164.00; 566 $125.00-155.00; 626 $131.00-142.00; 668 $127.00-128.00; 715 $119.00-127.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, 1045 $52.00, High Dressing 1333 $57.50-58.00; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, 1001 $43.50-54.00, High Dressing 1087 $55.00-62.00; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, 975 $37.50-44.00, High Dressing 1028 $46.00-52.00 .
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1361 $67.00-74.50; 1735 $79.50-89.00.
   REPLACEMENT COWS:  Bred Cows Medium and Large 1-2: 1130 $1070.00; 1125 $690.00; 995 $450.00; 1125 $570.00. ∆

SEMO Livestock Sales LLC
APRIL 23, 2019 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 517; Last Week: 767; Year Ago: 488

   Market was steady on a below average sale offering. 3 strs 428 avg $179; 3 hfrs 318 avg; 5 500 avg $170; 2 strs 308 avg $210. 
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $165-212.50; 300-399 lbs $163-212.50; 400-499 lbs $154-179; 500-599 lbs $137-170; 600-699 lbs $128-153; 700-799 lbs $133.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 $143-164; 300-399 lbs $137-170; 400-499 lbs $136-162; 500-599 lbs $133-149; 600-699 lbs $123-135; 700-799 lbs $100-126.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $48-53, High Dressing $52-66; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $40-44, High Dressing $45-55.
   BABY CALVES: Brown $80; Holstein $60-100; Beef $125-200.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: High Yield $71-86.
   COWS SOLD: 124
   BULLS SOLD: 6 ∆
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