Douglas County Livestock Report

Jefferson City, MO – Fri. Sept. 7, 2018, MO Dept. of Ag, USDA Market News

Ava- Douglas County Livestock Auction

Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 9/6/2018

Receipts: 1444   Week Ago: 759 Year Ago: 1072 

Compared to last week, Feeder steers under 700 lbs steady to 4.00 higher; Over 700 lbs, no recent price comparison. Feeder heifers steady to 3.00 higher. Demand good. Supply moderate, the feeder offering consisted of 60 percent steers and bulls and 32 percent heifers and 35 percent of the feeders over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls consisted of 8 percent the total offering. Slaughter cows steady.

Feeder Steers: 

Medium and Large 1 

Pkg 277 lbs 207.50; 300-400 lbs 183.00-197.00; 400-500 lbs 170.00-184.00; 500-550 lbs 165.00-176.00; 550-600 lbs 162.00-163.00, Pkg thin fleshed 553 lbs 173.00; 600-675 lbs 153.50-165.25; 700-725 lbs 151.00-152.50; Lot 775 lbs 147.00; Pkg 811 lbs 143.00. 

Medium and Large 1-2 

325-400 lbs 174.00-185.00; 400-500 lbs 160.00-172.50; 500-600 lbs 155.00-163.50; Few 600-625 lbs 154.00-155.00; Pkg 653 lbs 149.00; Few 725-750 lbs 143.00-147.00. 

Large 2 

Pkg 646 lbs Brahman Cross 144.50. 

Large 3 

Pkg 912 lbs 77.00.

  Holstein Steers: 

Large 3 

Pkg 470 lbs 66.00; Pkg 513 lbs 74.00; Pkg 819 lbs 77.00; Pkg 1037 lbs 65.00.   

Feeder Heifers: 

Medium and Large 1

300-400 lbs 156.00-160.00; 400-500 lbs 145.00-156.00; 500-550 lbs 145.00-154.50; 550-600 lbs 142.50-147.00, Couple lots fancy 575-600 lbs 153.00-153.50; 600-700 lbs 141.00-149.00. 

Medium and Large 1-2 

Pkg 372 lbs 150.00; Few 425-450 lbs 148.00-150.00; 450-500 lbs 132.50-145 .00; Pkg 585 lbs 138.00; Pkg 645 lbs 134.00; 650-675 lbs 134.00-138.00. 

Feeder Bulls: 

Medium and Large 1-2

Few 378 lbs 170.00-180.00; Few 422 lbs 165.00-168.00; 450-500 lbs 143.00-161.00; 525-550 lbs 145.00-151.00; Pkg 565lbs 132.00; Few 600-675 lbs 136.00-136.50; Pkg 857 lbs 106.00.   

Slaughter Cows:

Percent Lean   Average Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing

Breaking  70-80 Ind  56.50         ———–  ———–

Boning     80-85    Few 53.00-55.00  ———–  ———–

Lean         85-90        50.00-56.00      ———–  42.00-49.00

Slaughter Bulls: 

Yield Grade 1-2  

few 1200-2030 lbs  81.00-85.00, High Dressing 87.50-88.00, Low dressing 65.00-77.00.

Replacement Cows  

Medium and Large 1-2

1 to 7 yrs  2nd to 3rd stage 975-1445 lbs 925.00-1050.00 per head.

Cow and Calf Pairs: 

Medium and Large 1-2 

Few 5-7 yrs 875-1250 lbs with baby to 200 lb calves 1000.00-1275.00 per pair. 

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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