Area livestock auctions 11/30/01

Friday, November 30, 2001

  • FRUITLAND LIVESTOCK

    FRUITLAND, Mo. -- Fruitland Livestock Auction Wednesday. Receipts, 753; last week, 360, last year, 762. Compared to last week feeder steers and heifers sold 2.00-5.00 higher.

    Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady to 2.00 higher and bulls sold steady. Demand moderate and supply light. Cowed made up approximately 10 percent of the run, feeders 90 percent. Steers made up approximately 46 percent of the offering, 54 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs.. totaled around 24 percent.

    FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1-2 pkg., 250 lbs. 102.50; 300-400 lbs. 95.50-105.50; 400-450 lbs. 80.00-90.00; 500-600 lbs. 80.00-90.00; 600-700 lbs. 79.75-85.75; 700-800 lbs. 77.00-81.00; pkg 825-900 lbs. 71.25-78.00. Medium and large 2, 450-500 lbs. 80.00-88.00; 625-700 lbs. 70.00-77.25.

    FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1-2, pkg. 291 lbs. 89.00; 300-400 lbs. 83.00-93.00; 400-500 lbs. 80.00-90.00; 500-600 lbs. 76.50-85.50; 600-650 lbs. 73.50-80.50; pkg. 717 lbs. 71.00; pkg. 815 lbs. 67.75. Medium and Large 2 pkg. 275 lbs. 80.50; pkg. 378 lbs. 82.00; 425-475 lbs. 72.00-74.50.

    SLAUGHTER COWS: Percent lean Bulk High dressing Low dressing Breaking 75-80 32.00-34.25 Boning 80-85 31.75-35.25 up to 37.00 Lean 85-90 27.50-32.50 SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1330-1845 lbs. 41.00-43.50, High Dressing up to 42.25.

    REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 3-7 yrs, 915-1265 lbs. 2nd and 3rd stage 575.00-680.00. 8 yrs-short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 360.00-425.00.

    COW-CALF PAIRS: scarce.

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

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