Fruitland Livestock 5/4/02

Saturday, May 4, 2002

Fruitland Livestock

FRUITLAND, Mo. -- Fruitland Livestock Auction Wednesday. Receipts: 432; last week, 536; last year, 559; compared to last week steers and heifers sold steady to 2.00 higher.

Slaughter cows sold 1.00 higher and bulls sold 2.00 higher; demand moderate and supply light. Cows made up approximately 33 percent of the run, 66 percent feeders.

  • Steers made up approximately 45 percent of the offering, 2 percent Holsteins and 53 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 19 percent.

    FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1 350-400 lbs 96.00-105.00; 400-450 lbs 95.00-96.50; 500-575 lbs. 89.75-94.50. Medium and Large 1-2 250-300 lbs 104.00-112.00; 300-400 lbs. 95.00-105.00; 400-500 lbs 85.00-95.00; 500-575 lbs. 82.25-88.00; 600-650 lbs 69.00-72.75; 725-750 lbs 68.00-70.25; 800-850 lbs 66.00-75.00. Medium and Large 2 300-400 lbs 87.25-94.00; 400-500 lbs 72.75-84.00; 500-600 lbs 73.00-81.00.

    FEEDER HOLSTEINS: Large 3 278 lbs 84.00.

    FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1 280 lbs 98.00-106.00; 300-400 lbs 90.00-96.00; 500-550 lbs 88.00-90.00. Medium and Large 1-2 300-400 lbs 80.00-87.00; 400-500 lbs 80.00-89.50; 500-600 lbs 73.00-82.75; 600-700 lbs 68.00-77.00. Medium and Large 2 390 lbs 78.50-86.00; 450-500 lbs 72.50-79.50; 585 lbs 67.00-77.00.

    SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking: percent lean 75-80, bulk 34.50-37.00; Boning: percent lean 80-85, bulk 38.00-43.25, high dressing up to 44.75, low dressing 36.00; Lean: percent lean 85-90, bulk 26.00-32.00.

    SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1450-2335 lbs: Bulk 48.25-50.50; High Dressing 52.50.

    REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 3-7 years 950-1310 lbs 2nd and 3rd stage 600.00-710.00. 8 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 440.00-550.00.

    COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2 3-7 yrs, 885-1290 lbs with calves from newborn to 300 lbs 790.00-900.00 per pair; 8 years to short and solid mouth 470.00-545.00 per pair.

    Patton Junction Livestock

    PATTON, Mo. -- Patton Junction Livestock Auction Monday. Receipts: 809; last week, 825; last year, 1181; compared to last week steers under 400 lbs sold steady, the rest of the steer offering sold 2.00 higher, heifers sold steady.

    Slaughter cows sold 2.00 higher and bulls sold 3.00 higher; demand moderate, supply light. Cows and pulls made up approximately 53 percent of the offering and 47 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs totaled around 16 percent.

    FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1 350-400 lbs 106.00; 400-450 lbs 95.00-101.00; 500-550 lbs. 92.00-95.00; 625-650 lbs 82.00-85.50. Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 225 lbs 117.00; 250-300 lbs 109.00-116.00; 300-400 lbs 96.00-101.00; 400-500 lbs 84.00-94.00; 500-600 lbs 83.00-92.50; 600-700 lbs 73.00-80.50; 700-725 lbs 72.50-77.25; 800-850 lbs 64.50-68.00. Medium and Large 2 300-325 lbs 90.00-91.00; 400-500 lbs 74.00-84.00; 500-600 lbs 67.50-82.00; 600-700 lbs 70.00-76.00.

    FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1 400-500 lbs 86.00-82.50, Medium and Large 1-2 275-300 lbs 86.00-93.00; 300-400 lbs 85.00-95.00; 400-500 lbs 76.00-89.50; 500-600 lbs 74.00-84.00; 600-700 lbs 68.00-76.00; 700-750 lbs 60.50-64.50; 800-850 lbs 54.00-56.50. Medium and Large 2 350-400 lbs 79.00-84.00; 400-500 lbs 70.00-78.00; 500-600 lbs 65.00-75.00.

    SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking: percent lean 75-80 38.25-40.00 bulk; Boning: percent lean 80-85 37.75-43.00 bulk, high dressing up to 47.50, low dressing 35.00; Lean: percent lean 85-90, 29.00-32.75 bulk.

    SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2: 1620-1825 lbs 52.25-54.00 bulk; High Dressing up to 56.00.

    REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2: 3-7 yrs 920-1385 lbs 2nd and 3rd stage 530.00-700.00. Short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 420.00-560.00.

    COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2, 970-1325 lbs with calves from newborn to 300 lbs, 2 yrs-7 yrs 640.00-860.00 per pair; 8 yrs to short and solid mouth 505.00-655.00 per pair.

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

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