Livestock auctions 11/2/01

Friday, November 2, 2001

Fruitland Livestock FRUITLAND, Mo. -- Fruitland Livestock Auction Tuesday. Receipts, 488; Last week, 564; Last year, 582. Compared to Last week feeder quality steers sold steady and quality heifers sold steady to 3.00 lower, however 50 Percent of the offering was rather poor quality. A good quality, larger framed herd bull would pay great returns on the lower 50 Percent of the offering today and would give a better image to the beef industry. Slaughter cows and bulls sold 2.00 lower; Demand and supply light. Cows made up approximately 19 Percent of the run, feeders 81 Percent. Steers made up approximately 53 Percent of the offering, 47 Percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 19 Percent.

Feeder steers: Medium and Large 1 300-350 lbs 97.00-99.00. Medium and Large 1-2 300-400 lbs 86.00-93.50; 400-500 lbs 82.00-92.50; 500-600 lbs 78.50-88.50; 600-700 lbs 74.00-81.50; 725-750 lbs 72.25-77.50. Medium and Large 2 470-500 lbs 70.00-79.50; 500-575 lbs 70.25-76.00; 600-650 lbs 68.50-73.00.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 275-300 lbs 88.50-90.50; 300-400 lbs 80.50-86.50; 400-500 lbs 75.25-84.00; 500-550 lbs 72.00-80.50; 600-650 lbs 72.00-76.50; 700-750 lbs 69.75-77.50. Medium and Large 2 400-500 lbs 68.50-77.50; 550-600 lbs 70.50-74.25. Slaughter Cows: Percent lean Bulk High dressing Low dressing Breaking 75-80 32.25-36.75 Boning 80-85 33.25-36.00 up to 38.50 Lean 85-90 27.50-31.00 Slaughter bulls: Yield Grade 1-2: 1550-1825 lbs 39.75-41.50, High Dressing up to 46.75. Replacement Cows: Scarce. Cow-calf pairs: Scarce:

Patton LivestockPATTON, Mo. -- Patton Junction Livestock Auction Monday. Receipts, 1,670; week ago, 1,349. Last year, 1,551 Compared to Last week steers sold steady to 1.00 higher, heifers sold steady to 2.00 lower. Slaughter cows and bulls sold 2.00 lower; Demand and supply moderate. Cows and bulls made up approximately 8 Percent of the run, 92 Percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 56 Percent and 44 Percent heifers.

Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 29 Percent.

Feeder steers: Medium and large 1 300-325 lbs 101.50-107.00. Medium and Large 1-2 300-400 lbs 90.00-102.00; 400-500 lbs 85.00-95.00; 500-600 lbs 81.00- 91.00; 600-700 lbs 80.00-86.50; 700-775 lbs 75.00-83.75; 800-850 lbs 74.00-81.50; pkg 1005 lbs 65.75. Medium and Large 2 350-400 lbs 79.50-89.50; 400-500 lbs 75.00-85.50; 500-600 lbs 75.00-86.50; 600-700 lbs 70.00-81.75; 700-750 lbs 74.25- 75.50.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 300-375 lbs 82.50-89.00; 400-500 lbs 80.00-86.50; 500-600 lbs 74.50-80.50; 600-700 lbs 73.00-82.25; 700-750 lbs 72.00-80.00; pkg 803 lbs 67.00. Medium and Large 2 350-400 lbs 70.50-82.00; 400-500 lbs 70.50-81.50; 500-600 lbs 70.00-74.50; 650-700 lbs 70.00-77.50; pkg 789 lbs 69.25.

Slaughter Cows: Percent lean Bulk High dressing Low Dressing Breaking 75-80 32.25-33.50 Boning 80-85 30.75-36.25 37.00-38.50 Lean 85-90 26.00-31.25 Slaughter bulls: Yield Grade 1-2: 1320-2055 lbs 40.25-44.25; High Dressing up to 46.00.

Replacement Cows: Medium and large 1-2: 3-7 yrs 875-1235 lbs 2nd and 3rd stage 490.00-565.00. Short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 420.00-470.00.

Cow-calf pairs: Medium and Large 1-2: 3-6 yrs, 925-1215 lbs, with calves from babies to 450 lbs 705.00-970.00; 8 yrs to short and solid mouth 505.00- 625.00 per pair.

Source: Missouri Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Dennis Nagel, market reporter.

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