Douglas County Livestock Auction Report

(Jefferson City, MO) – Fri Aug 17, 2018    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News, Ava- Douglas County Livestock Auction

Feeder Cattle Auction for 8/16/18

Receipts:  1077    Last Week:  1310    Year Ago:  926

Compared to last week, steer and heifer calves steady to 5.00 higher, no recent good test of yearlings for a price comparison.  Slaughter cows 2.00 higher, slaughter bulls steady to 1.00 higher.  Demand moderate to good, supply moderate.  Near 15 percent of the receipts were replacement cows, slaughter cows and bulls.  The feeder supply included 44 percent steers, 44 percent heifers, 12 percent bulls, with 23 percent over 600 lbs.

***Note***  Douglas County Livestock Auction will have a complete herd dispersal Thursday, August 23, 2018.  Selling 70 head of running age bred cows, pairs and herd bulls.

Feeder Steers:  

Medium and Large 1  

350-400 lbs few 180.00; 400-500 lbs 168.00-180.00; 500-600 lbs 159.00-175.00; 600-650 lbs 159.50-162.50; 735-755 lbs 147.50-150.00. 

Medium and Large 1-2 

pkg 283 lbs 188.00; 350-400 lbs 170.00-176.00; 400-500 lbs 162.50-173.00; 500-600 lbs 155.00-167.50; 600-700 lbs 152.50-158.00.

Feeder Heifers:

Medium and Large 1

375-400 lbs few 153.00-155.00; 400-500 lbs 147.50-157.00; 500-580 lbs 142.50-150.00.  

Medium and Large 1-2

300-400 lbs 145.00-155.00; 400-500 lbs 137.00-149.00; 500-600 lbs

135.00-145.00; 600-700 lbs 135.00-143.00; 700-720 lbs 131.00-133.00; pkg 880 lbs 119.00.  

Medium and Large 2

450-500 lbs 130.00-132.50; 555-570 lbs 131.00-140.00; pkg 712 lbs 127.00.  

Medium 2-3 

pkg 536 lbs thin 132.50.  

Medium 3 

pkg 693 lbs 110.00.

Feeder Bulls:  

Medium and Large 1

pkg 529 lbs 157.50; 610-620 lbs

calves 141.00-144.00.  

Medium and Large 1-2

230-300 lbs 175.00-179.00; 300-400 lbs 165.00-175.00; 400-500 lbs 146.00-165.00; 500-600 lbs 137.00 -152.00.  

Medium and Large 2  

585-600 lbs few 140.00; pkg 660 lbs thin 139.50.  Large 1 pkg 490 lbs 146.00.  

Medium 3 

pkg 525 lbs thin 135.00.

Slaughter Cows:

    Percent Lean  Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing

Breaking 70-80 54.00-57.50 53.00-54.00

Boning       80-85 52.00-57.00   58.00-60.00 48.00-50.50

Lean 85-90 49.00-56.00 44.00-47.50

Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1195-2035 lbs, 79.00-85.00; High 

Dressing ind 87.50, Low Dressing 68.00-75.00.

Replacement Cows: Medium and Large 1  1180-1330 lbs, four to five

year, third stage, couple 1175.00-1200.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  935

-1130 lbs, two to six years, second to third stage, 850.00-1175.00.

Feeder/Stocker cows:  Medium 1-2 pkg 790 lbs, two to three years, open 92.00 cwt.

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

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