Douglas County Livestock Report. 8.9.18

Jefferson City, MO – Fri. Aug 3, 2018, MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Ava-Douglas County Livestock Auction

Feeder Cattle Auction for 8/2/18

Receipts:  1385   Last Week:  1337   Year Ago:  1195

Compared to last week, steers and heifers steady to 3.00 lower. Slaughter cows 1.00 to 2.00 lower, slaughter bulls 2.00 lower. 

Demand and supply moderate.  Near 15 percent of the receipts were replacement cows, slaughter cows and bulls.  The feeder supply included 34 percent steers, 50 percent heifers, 17 percent bulls, with 21 percent over 600 lbs.

Feeder Steers:  

Medium and Large 1  

330-400 lbs 172.50-185.00; 400-500 lbs 162.50-175.00; 500-600 lbs 155.00-170.00; 620-660 lbs 155.00-158.00; 740-800 lbs 142.50-148.50.  

Medium and Large 1-2  

300-400 lbs 167.50-175.00; 400-500 lbs 160.00-175.00; 

500-600 lbs 145.00-164.00; 600-675 lbs 145.00-155.00; 

700-740 lbs few 145.00.  

Medium and Large 2 

pkg 597 lbs 150.00; pkg 663 lbs 139.00; 705-710 lbs few 135.00-136.00; pkg 810 lbs 132.50.  Medium 3-4 pkg 736 lbs 69.00.

Feeder Heifers:  

Medium and Large 1  

325-400 lbs 151.00-164.00; 400-450 lbs 147.00-156.00; 

535-600 lbs 143.00-150.00, pkg fleshy 136.00; 640-665 lbs 136.00-140.00, 720 lbs 132.50-135.00.  

Medium and Large 1-2 

340-400 lbs 144.00-150.00; 400-500 lbs 135.00-149.00; 500-600 lbs 134.00-142.50, thin 137.50-146.00; 640-700 lbs 126.00-140.00.  

Medium and Large 2  

385-390 lbs few 141.00-142.00; 400-500 lbs 132.00-142.50; 

500-565 lbs 130.00-132.50; 600-700 lbs 120.00-130.00.  

Large 1

pkg 794 lbs 123.50. 

Medium 1-2 pkg 310 lbs 140.00. 

Medium 2 pkg 248 lbs 130.00. 

Medium 2-3 550-580 lbs few 122.50-124.00; pkg 643 lbs 123.00.

Feeder Bulls:  

Medium and Large 1  

200-300 lbs 179.00-186.00; 430-500 lbs 155.00-167.00; pkg 508 lbs 160.00.  

Medium and Large 1-2  

290-300 lbs few 162.50-171.00; 300-360 lbs few 170.00-175.00; 

400-500 lbs 145.00-161.00; 500-560 lbs 137.50-151.00; 

600-630 lbs calves few 134.00-136.00.

Medium and Large 2  

465-485 lbs few 138.00-145.00.

Slaughter Cows:

Percent Lean  Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing

Breaking   70-80 54.50-56.50    52.50-54.00

Boning      80-85 52.50-57.00   57.00-58.50   45.00-51.00

Lean          85-90       47.00-54.00   53.50-57.50   40.00-45.00

Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1455-1950 lbs, 75.00-83.50; High

Dressing 84.00-91.00; Low Dressing ind 70.00, ind 1980 lbs fat 72.00.

Replacement Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  940-1265 lbs, two to five years, third stage, few 825.00-975.00, 1190-1215 lbs, seven years to short and solid mouth, second to mostly third stage, 675.00-775.00. Medium and Large 2 pkg 811 lbs, yearling plus to two years, second stage, 750.00, 1175-1205 lbs, four to six years, second stage, few 700.00-775.00.

Cow/Calf Pairs:  scarce.

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, Rick Huffman, Market Reporter, 573-5618; 24-Hour Market Report 573-522-9244, 

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