Area livestock auctions 1/10/02

Thursday, January 10, 2002

Fruitland Livestock

FRUITLAND, Mo. -- Fruitland Livestock Auction Tuesday. Receipts, 575; last week, 504; last year, 1,140. Due to the holidays there were no sales the past two weeks, however, compared to Dec. 18 market today's sale steers and heifers sold 4.00-8.00 higher.

Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady to 1.00 higher; Demand moderate and supply light. Cows made up approximately 25 percent of the run, feeders 75 percent. Steers made up approximately 59 percent of the offering, 3 percent Holsteins and 38 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 35 percent.

FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1 325-350 lbs 117.00-118.00. Medium and Large 1-2 200-235 lbs 116.00-118.00; 275-300 lbs 100.00-110.00; 300- 400 lbs 105.50-112.00; 400-500 lbs 99.00-108.00; 500-600 lbs 87.00-97.00; 600-700 lbs 81.00-86.00; 700-800 lbs 78.00-83.00; 800-850 lbs 75.50-81.50.

Medium and Large 2 pkg 358 lbs 90.50; 400-500 lbs 88.50-96.00; 500-600 lbs 80.50-90.00; 700-800 lbs 65.50-72.50; pkg 800 lbs 66.25; pkg 968 lbs 65.25.

Feeder Holstein Steers Large 1 pkg 574 lbs 62.25.

FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1-2 Pkg 250-300 lbs 87.00-94.00; 300-400 lbs 87.00-97.00; 400-500 lbs 85.25-93.00; 500-600 lbs 75.25-83.00; 600-650 lbs 78.00-87.00; 775-800 lbs 63.50-67.75; pkg 835 lbs 66.25.

Medium and Large 2 pkg 268 lbs 80.50; 375-400 lbs 75.00-82.50; 450-500 lbs 82.00-82.50; pkg 555 lbs 79.50; 600-675 lbs 65.50-75.25.

SLAUGHTER COWS: percent lean Bulk High dressing Low dressing Breaking 75-80 33.00-38.25 Boning 80-85 33.75-38.50 up to 40.25 Lean 85-90 27.75-31.50

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1460-2150 lbs 42.25-43.50, High Dressing up to 45.75.

REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 3-7 yrs, 850-1350 lbs 2nd and 3rd stage 595.00-665.00. 8 yrs-Short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 440.00-530.00.

COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: 3-7 yrs, 805-1315 lbs with calves from babies to 250 lbs, 675.00-740.00 per pair, 8 yrs to short and solid mouth 545.00-650.00 per pair.

Patton Livestock

PATTON, Mo. -- Patton Junction Livestock Auction Monday. Receipts, 1,173; week ago, 687; last year, 1,735.

Due to the holiday there were no sales the past two weeks however compared to December 17 market toady's sale steers and heifers sold 3.00-8.00 higher.

Slaughter cows sold 2.00 higher and bulls sold steady; Demand and supply moderate. Cows and bulls made up approximately 9 percent of the run, 91 percent feeders. Steers made up approximately 58 percent of the offering and 42 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 33 percent.

FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1 400-425 lbs 112.00-114.00. Medium and Large 1-2 200-225 lbs 131.00-133.00; 250-300 lbs 400 lbs 109.00-119.50; 400-500 lbs 100.50-109.50; 500-600 lbs 90.00-97.75; fancy 500 lbs 101.00; 600-700 lbs 77.50-87.75; 700- -850 lbs 68.00 Medium and Large 2 225-250 lbs 114.00-118.00; 300-400 lbs 97.00-108.00; 400-500 lbs 90.50-97.00; 500-600 lbs 82.50-90.50; 600-700 lbs 70.00-76.50.

FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1 pkg 299 lbs 104.00. Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 228 lbs 103.50; 250-300 lbs 91.00-97.00; 300-400 lbs 90.00-96.00; 400-500 lbs 82.50-94.50; 500-600 lbs 75.50-84.50; 600-700 lbs 75.00-84.50; 700-775 lbs 65.00-74.00; fancy pkg 765 lbs 81.50; 800-850 lbs 64.00-75.50; pkg 959 lbs 60.00. Medium and Large 2 350-400 lbs 85.00-89.00; 400-500 lbs 68.00-84.00; 625-700 lbs 70.50-72.50; pkg 790 lbs 67.25.

SLAUGHTER COWS: percent lean Bulk High dressing Low Dressing Breaking 75-80 33.75-39.50 Boning 80-85 32.50-38.25 Up to 42.25 Lean 85-90 24.50-29.50 20.50

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1165-2340 lbs 44.25-49.00; High Dressing up to 50.75.

REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and large 1-2: 3-7 yrs 875-1275 lbs 2nd and 3rd stage 530.00-650.00. Short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 400.00-480.00.

COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2: 3-6 yrs, 890-1290 lbs, with calves from babies to 350 lbs 760.00-890.00; 8 yrs to short and solid mouth 530.00-605.00 per pair.

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

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