Douglas County Livestock Report

Jefferson City, MO – Fri. Aug 10, 2018, MO Dept. of Ag, USDA Market News

Ava- Douglas County Livestock Auction

Feeder Cattle Auction for 8/9/18

Receipts: 1310 Last Week: 1385 Year Ago: 1282

Compared to last week, steers and heifers steady.  Slaughter cows 1.00 to 2.00 lower, slaughter bulls steady. Demand and supply moderate.  Near 22 percent of the receipts were replacement cows, slaughter cows and bulls. The feeder supply included 37 percent steers, 38 percent heifers, 25 percent bulls, with 19 percent over 600 lbs.

Feeder Steers: 

Medium and Large 1

430-500 lbs 162.50-173.00; 500-560 lbs158.00-172.00; 600-700 lbs few 152.00-160.00; pkg 702 lbs 149.50.

Medium and Large 1-2 

450-500 lbs 160.00-165.00; 500-600 lbs 152.50-168.00, lot 522 lbs thin 170.50; 600-665 lbs calves 141.00-150.00, 650-700 lbs 145.00-150.00; 700-780 lbs 136.00-146.00. 

Medium and Large 2

lot 339 lbs 163.00; pkg 411 lbs thin 158.00, pkg 472 lbs 150.00; pkg 688 lbs 139.00; pkg 1047 lbs 118.00.

Feeder Heifers:

Medium and Large 1

375-385 lbs 152.50-158.00; 400-500 lbs 140.00-150.00; 500-575 lbs fleshy few 132.50-142.00. 

Medium and Large 1-2

300-400 lbs 146.00-152.50; 400-500 lbs 138.00-150.00; 500-600 lbs 136.00-145.00, 515-517 lbs thin 149.00; 610-615 lbs calves few 135.00, 635-700 lbs 133.50-137.00; 700-715 lbs 132.50-139.00.  

Medium and Large 2 

pkg 370 lbs 145.00; 400-500 lbs 132.50-145.00, thin 132.00-150.00; 500-600 lbs 130.00-142.50; 650-670 lbs few 132.00-134.00; pkg 750 lbs 123.00.  Medium 2-3

pkg 350 lbs 139.00; 760-785 lbs 115.00-119.50.

Feeder Bulls:

Medium and Large 1 

lot 380 lbs 175.00; 400-500 lbs 155.00-161.00; 520-580 lbs 135.00-145.00.  

Medium and Large 1-2 

325-400 lbs 165.00-167.50; 400-500 lbs 140.00-170.00; 500-560 lbs 145.00-150.00; 625-655 lbs calves few 131.00-137.00.  

Medium and Large 2 

300-400 lbs 150.00-165.00; pkg 413 lbs 155.00. 

Medium 2-3 

pkg 520 lbs 137.00.

Slaughter Cows:

        Percent Lean   Avg Dressing       High Dressing    Low Dressing

Breaking 70-80        50.00-56.50       49.00-51.00

Boning    80-85        50.00-55.50       47.50-51.00

Lean       85-90        44.50-52.50       52.50-55.50       38.00-45.00

light or shelly 30.00-35.00

Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2  1315-1930 lbs, 77.00-86.00; Low Dressing 75.00-76.00.

Replacement Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1000-1200 lbs, four to six years, second to third stage, 825.00-925.00, ind 1125 lbs, three years, third stage, 1075.00.

Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium 1-2  900-950 lbs, four to five years, thin, with 275-305 lb calves, 1000.00-1250.00.

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

www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS141.txt