Fruitland Livestock Auction
JC_LS172
Jefferson City, MO   Thu Dec 07, 2017    MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News

Farmington - Farmington Livestock Auction
Feeder Cattle and Slaughter Auction for 12/6/2017

Receipts:  2034    Last Week:  2397    Year ago:  2109

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold 1.00-8.00 lower.  Slaughter 
cows and bulls sold 1.00 lower. Supply heavy.  Cows made up approximately 
13 percent of the run, 87 percent feeders.  Steers made up approximately 
47 percent of the offering, 45 percent heifers with 8 feeder 
bulls.  Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 32 percent.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  250-300 lbs 180.00-195.00; 300-400 
lbs 165.00-187.00; fancy pkg 375 lbs 195.00; 400-500 lbs 158.00-178.00; 500-600 
lbs 153.00-174.00; 600-700 lbs 142.50-162.00; 700-800 lbs 132.00-151.00; 800-900 
lbs 130.00-147.00; few 900-975 lbs 120.00-136.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  few 
250-275 lbs 152.00-155.00; 325-400 lbs 135.00-161.00; 400-500 lbs 142.50-157.00; 
525-600 lbs 135.00-145.00; few 600-675 lbs 125.00-143.00; few 700-750 lbs 
131.00-135.00.

   Feeder Holsteins:  Large 3  pkg 675 lbs 80.00.

  Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  250-300 lbs 159.50-169.00; 300-400 lbs 
140.00-165.00; 400-500 lbs 136.00-162.00; 500-600 lbs 135.00-159.50; 600-700 lbs 
125.00-140.00; fancy pkg 600 lbs 151.50; 700-775 lbs 120.00-139.00; 825-900 lbs 
119.00-125.00; pkg 935 lbs 120.00.  Medium and Large  1-2  350-400 lbs 131.00-
145.00; 400-500 lbs 120.00-145.00; 500-600 lbs 114.00-133.00; few 600-700 lbs 
118.00-137.50; few 700-750 lbs 110.00-115.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 369 lbs 170.00; 400-500 lbs 145.00-
163.00; 500-600 lbs 133.00-149.50; 600-650 lbs 131.00-145.00.  Medium and Large 
1-2  pkg 463 lbs 125.00; few 500-550 lbs 125.00-130.00; pkg 685 lbs 110.00; few 
725-800 lbs 104.00-115.00; few 800-875 lbs 105.00-110.00.

  Slaughter Cows:  Pct Lean   Avg. Dressing   High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking            75-80  few   45.00-53.00   55.00 
Boning              80-85        46.50-52.50   55.00-60.00
Lean                85-90  few   35.00-43.00   45.00-48.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  few 1025-2080 lbs  Bulk 67.00-74.50.  
High dressing  77.00-87.50.
 
   Stocker Cows:  Scarce:

   Replacement Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  few 2-7 yrs old, 940-1575 lbs, 2nd 
and 3rd stage, 950.00.00-1050.00 per head.   

   Cow/calf pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  few 3-7 yrs old, 910-1320 lbs with 90-
360 lbs calves, 1000.00-1710.00 per pair.

Source: MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Farmington, MO
        Dennis Nagel, Market Reporter, (573) 751-5618
        24 hr State Wide Market Hotline 1-573-522-9244
        www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS172.txt 

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