Fruitland Livestock Auction
JC_LS.172
Jefferson City, MO   Thu Oct 11, 2018    MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News

Farmington - Farmington Livestock Auction
Feeder Cattle and Slaughter Auction for 10/10/2018

Receipts:  1223   Last Week:  1344   Year ago:  1656

   Compared to last week, 600 lbs steers sold 10.00 higher, the rest of 
the offering sold steady to 10.00 lower.  Slaughter cows sold 2.00 lower and 
bulls sold 2.00 higher. Supply moderate.  Cows made up 
approximately 12 percent of the run, 88 percent feeders.  Steers made up 
approximately 43 percent of the offering, 43 percent heifers with 12 percent 
feeder bulls.  Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 14 percent.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  few 250-300 lbs 165.00-170.00; 300-400 
lbs 163.00-180.00; 400-500 lbs 160.00-177.00; 500-600 lbs 150.00-168.00; 600-700 
lbs 142.50-162.00; 700-800 lbs 142.50-153.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  few 250-300 
lbs 150.00-159.00; few 300-400 lbs 141.00-160.00; 400-500 lbs 135.00-150.00; 
500-600 lbs 135.00-153.00; 600-625 lbs 135.00-145.00.  

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  few 250-300 lbs 150.00-152.00; 300-400 
lbs 140.00-154.50; 400-500 lbs 135.00-155.50; 500-600 lbs 130.00-158.50; 600-700 
lbs 130.00-142.00; few 700-750 lbs 129.00-135.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-375 
lbs 135.00-145.00; 400-500 lbs 125.00-145.00; 500-600 lbs 125.00-145.00; few 
600-700 lbs 115.00-130.00.  

  Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 155.00-170.00; 400-500 
lbs 145.00-165.00; 525-600 lbs 134.00-152.50; few 600-650 lbs 129.00-135.00.  
Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 398 lbs 145.00; few 425-500 lbs 110.00-141.00; 
few 500-600 lbs 125.00-135.00.

  Slaughter Cows:  Pct Lean   Avg. Dressing   High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking            75-80  few   44.00-48.50   50.50-53.00
Boning              80-85        35.50-48.50   52.00-57.00
Lean                85-90  few   35.50-40.50   44.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade  1-2  few 1265-1990 lbs Bulk 68.00-76.50.  
High Dressing  81.00-82.50.

   Stocker Cows:  Scarce:

   Replacement Cows:  Medium and Large  1-2  few 3-7 yrs old, 915-1330 lbs, 2nd 
and 3rd stage, 800.00-1100.00 per head. 

   Cow/calf pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  very few 4-7 yrs old, 980-1230 lbs 
with 130-190 lbs calves, 1000.00-1225.00 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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