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Patton Junction Livestock Auction
DECEMBER 9, 2019 • Patton, Mo.
Receipts: 1180   Week Ago: 481       Last Year: 0
****No sale Dec 23 and Dec 30 due to Christmas******

   Compared to last week, 500 lbs steers sold $5.00 higher, the rest of the offering sold steady to $5.00 lower. Slaughter cows sold $2.00 higher, bulls sold steady under a light test; Demand uneven and supply moderate to heavy. Supply included: 81 percent Feeder Cattle (29 percent Steers, 41 percent Heifers, 30 percent Bulls); 14 percent Slaughter Cattle (93 percent Cows, 7 percent Bulls); 5 percent Replacement Cattle (45 percent Bred Cows, 46 percent Bred Heifers, 9 percent Cow-Calf Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 14 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 277 $136.00-149.00; 335 $132.00-156.00; 367 $140.00-148.00; 429 $139.00-160.00; 472 $134.00-153.00; 532 $131.00-142.00; 567 $125.00-138.00; 626 $124.00-132.00; 670 $125.00-135.00; 753 $125.00.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 281 $121.00-132.00; 323 $121.00-133.00; 378 $121.00-131.00; 426 $121.00-137.00; 477 $121.00-128.00; 533 $115.00-125.50; 563 $115.00-118.00; 624 $108.00-115.00; 687 $108.00-110.00; 703 $113.50; 825 $105.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 379 $125.00-148.00; 433 $125.00-151.00; 475 $121.00-147.00; 517 $122.00-131.50; 573 $121.00-130.00; 612 $118.00-125.00; 669 $115.00-121.00; 766 $100.00-105.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $42.00-46.00, High Dressing $47.00-49.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $34.00-46.00, High Dressing, $47.00-48.00; Low Dressing $32.50-35.00; Lean, 85-90 Percent Lean, $28.00-37.50.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: $67.46; High Dressing $79.50; Low Dressing $40.00.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: BRED COWS – Medium and Large 1: 1020 $1000.00; 1370 $600.00-710.00; 1212 $1275.00-1350.00; 1260 $710.00.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1 w/ <150 lbs calf 1250 $1200.00-1275.00. Medium and Large 1 w/ 150-300 lbs calf 1080 $1450.00. ∆

Eastern Missouri Livestock Auction
DECEMBER 13, 2019 • Bowling Green, Mo.
Receipts: 1435; Last Week: 1855; Year Ago: 2110

   Compared to last week, steer calves weighing 500-700 lbs sold steady to $2.00 higher with 700-800 lbs trading steady on a few comparable sales and 2 pot loads of 9 weight yearling steers selling with a firm undertone. Feeder heifers weighing 500-700 lbs sold steady to $5.00 higher with weights over 600 lbs not tested. Slaughter cows sold $2.00-4.00 lower with most decline on the average to lean cows. Demand was moderate to good with supply moderate. Overall quality on calves was good with quality on heifer calves this week much improved over last week.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: few 325-350 lbs $190.00-199.00; 500-550 lbs $157.50-165.00, 550-600 lbs $150.00-155.50; 600-700 lbs $140.00-150.50, unweaned/fleshy $135.00-139.00; 700-750 lbs mostly calves $138.25-144.00, 750-800 lbs fleshy $132.50-133.50; pkg 780 lbs $140.25. Large 1-2 pot load 921 lbs $145.25, pot load 976 lbs $140.10.  Medium and Large 1-2: 350-400 lbs few $173.00-174.00; 400-450 lbs $170.00-179.00, 450-500 lbs $155.00-166.00; 500-600 lbs $142.00-150.50; 600-700 lbs $135.50-138.00; 700-725 lbs fleshy $132.00-132.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: Medium and Large 1: 400-500 lbs $140.00-1505.50, unweaned $130.50-131.00; 500-550 lbs $140.00-150.50, 550-600 lbs $138.00-143.25, lot 595 lbs fleshy $134.00; 600-700 lbs $134.00-139.50; lot 785 lbs $125.00. Medium and Large 1-2: pkg 383 lbs $144.00; 400-500 lbs $136.00-145.00; 500-600 lbs $128.00-135.50; pkg fleshy 682 lbs $117.00; pkg 742 lbs $128.50.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: Medium and Large 1-2: pkg 468 lbs $160.50; 500-600 lbs $136.00-148.50; 600-700 lbs $129.00-139.00; pkg 715 lbs $128.00; pkg 808 lbs $121.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 70-80 Percent Lean, $49.50-55.50, High Dressing $ 58.00-67.50, Low Dressing $44.50-48.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $50.00-56.50, High Dressing $57.00-59.00, Low Dressing $42.00-48.00; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $46.00-50.00, High Dressing $57.00, Low Dressing $36.00-44.00, Thin $30.00-35.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1300-2400 lbs $74.00-79.00, Low Dressing $66.00-73.00.
   SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS: (23 head) Choice 2-3: 1365-1590 lbs $115.00-116.00;  Select and Low Choice 1-2: 1120-1420 lbs $106.50-111.00. ∆

Farmington Regional Stockyards
DECEMBER 11, 2019 • Farmington, Mo.
Receipts: 1171; Last Week: 2390; Year Ago: 0
**No sale Dec 25 and Jan 1 due Christmas and New Years**

   Compared to last week, 400 lbs steers and heifers sold $2.00-4.00 higher, the rest of the offering sold $6.00-10.00 lower with over 70 percent of the offering unweaned. Slaughter cows and bulls sold $2.00 lower; Demand uneven and supply moderate. Supply included: 87 percent Feeder Cattle (42 percent Steers, 43 percent Heifers, 15 percent Bulls); 10 percent Slaughter Cattle (87 percent Cows, 13 percent Bulls); 3 percent Replacement Cattle (100 percent Bred Cows). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 22 percent.
   FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1: 260 $147.00-155.00; 323 $152.00-174.00; 374 $153.00-171.00; 423 $144.00-167.00; 440 $174.00; 472 $142.50-161.00; 523 $140.00-151.00; 506 $140.00; 579 $129.00-142.50; 623 $125.00-138.00; 681 $120.00-135.00; 715 $122.50-135.50; 775 $120.00-132.50.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1: 291 $130.00-143.00; 333 $123.00-135.00; 376 $126.00-139.00; 426 $127.00-141.50; 471 $121.00-140.00; 523 $118.00-127.00; 574 $117.00-130.00; 617 $115.00-125.00; 678 $102.50-123.00; 709 $105.00-120.00; 773 $105.00-118.50; 888 $105.00.
   FEEDER BULLS: Medium and Large 1: 378 $130.00-154.00; 427 $135.00-153.00; 477 $130.00-149.00; 524 $125.00-143.00; 570 $121.00-130.00; 637 $111.00-122.00; 667 $102.00-117.00; 765 $110.00.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 75-80 Percent Lean, $42.50-45.50, High Dressing $46.00-63.50; Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $35.00-46.50, High Dressing $47.00-54.00, Low Dressing $34.00-40.00; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $28.00-40.00, High Dressing $38.00-43.50, Low Dressing $25.00-26.00.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: $49.00-65.00, High Dressing $68.00-74.50, Low Dressing $38.00-50.00.
   REPLACEMENT COWS: BRED COWS - Medium and Large 2: 1276 $485.00-1150.00; 1210 $550.00; 1026 $400.00-475.00. Medium 2: 660 $700.00; 823 $475.00-575.00.
   COW-CALF PAIRS: Scarce. ∆

SEMO Livestock Sales LLC
DECEMBER 10, 2019 • Fruitland, Mo.
Receipts: 917; Last Week: 1416; Year Ago: 590
***There will not be a sale Tues Dec 24th or Tues Dec 31st ***

   Today’s cattle were uneven and sold in smaller groups. Market was instances of $4 higher
   To mostly Steady to $4 lower
   2 Hfrs ave 345 @ $140.00cwt 
   2 Hfrs ave 413 @ $140.00cwt 
   4 Bulls ave 364lbs @ $166.00cwt
   6 Bulls ave 488 @ $148.00cwt(unweaned un vaccinated) compared to 
   4 Strs ave 494 @ $162.00cwt(weaned & vaccinated)
   FEEDER STEERS: 200-299 lbs $148-159; 300-399 lbs $146-166; 400-499 lbs $139-162; 500-599 lbs $136-158; 600-699 lbs $134-138; 700-799 lbs $125-143.
   FEEDER HEIFERS: 200-299 lbs $130-140; 300-399 lbs $123-140; 400-499 lbs $121-140; 500-599 lbs $112-125; 600-699 lbs $106-123; 700-799 lbs $105-123.
   SLAUGHTER COWS: Boning 80-85 Percent Lean, $45-51, High Dressing $54-68; Lean 85-90 Percent Lean, $38-44, High Dressing $45-49; Low Dressing $28-37.
   BABY CALVES: Holstein $10-50; Beef $105.
   SLAUGHTER BULLS: High Yield $70-75; Low Yielding $55-68.
   COWS SOLD: 184
   BULLS SOLD: 10  
   1 group 18 Open 3-4yr old Cows ave 983lbs @ $74.25cwt Cow/Calf Pairs 4-6yrs old with 200lbs calves $1250-1425.
   COWS: 4-6yrs old 2nd & 3rd stage $1100-1325. ∆
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