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Jefferson City, MO    Fri Oct 24, 2014    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Ava - Douglas County Livestock Auction 10/23/14
Feeder Cattle Auction

Receipts:  1771    Week Ago:  1369    Year Ago:  1234

   Compared to last week, steers under 450 lbs 5.00 to 10.00 higher, heifers
under 500 lbs steady to 5.00 higher, steer calves over 450 lbs and heifer calves
over 500 lbs steady to 5.00 lower, yearlings steady compared to a limited test.
Slaughter cows 1.00 to 3.00 lower, slaughter bulls steady.  Demand moderate to
good, supply moderate to heavy.  A larger selection of replacement cows than
usual.  Near 22 percent of the offering replacement cows, slaughter cows and
bulls.  The feeder supply included 52 percent steers, 35 percent heifers, 13
percent bulls, with 22 percent over 600 lbs.

   Feeder steers: Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 310.00-340.00; 400-450 lbs
290.00-322.00, 450-500 lbs 270.00-292.00; 500-550 lbs 255.00-282.00, 535-545 lbs
fleshy 250.00, 550-600 lbs 242.50-270.00; 630-665 lbs 240.00-259.00, 600-700 lbs
calves 222.50-236.00; pkg 770 lbs 229.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 287 lbs 
319.00; 300-400 lbs 287.00-319.00; 400-500 lbs 254.00-305.00; 500-600 lbs 232.50 
-265.00; 600-700 lbs 230.00-246.00, 645-665 calves 220.00-222.50; pkg 741 lbs
232.50.  Medium and Large 2  pkg 282 lbs 310.00; pkg 415 lbs 275.00.  Large 1  
590-595 lbs 230.00;  pkg 687 lbs 227.50.  Medium 1-2  pkg 843 lbs 221.50.  Medium
3 pkg 282 lbs 277.00.

   Holsteins: Large 3  335-360 lbs 226.00; 400-450 lbs 218.00-223.50; 525-600 
lbs 190.00-205.00.

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1  pkg 272 lbs 286.00; 350-400 lbs 259.00-
287.00; 400-500 lbs 242.00-268.00; 500-600 lbs 222.50-250.00; lot 636 lbs calves
217.50, pkg 676 lbs 219.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 293 lbs 290.00; 350-400 
lbs 230.00-267.00, pkg thin 270.00; 400-500 lbs 228.00-257.50; 500-600 lbs 
219.00-235.00; 600700 lbs 208.00-227.50; 600-625 lbs calves 213.00-218.00; pkg
850 lbs 190.00.  Medium and Large 2  350-375 lbs few 240.00; 550-600 lbs 210.00
-220.00; pkg 691 lbs 195.00; pkg 793 lbs 198.00.  Large 1  pkg 829 lbs 195.00.

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 314.00-329.00; 400-450 lbs
303.00-323.00, 450-500 lbs 257.00-281.00; pkg 575 lbs 231.00; pkg 778 lbs 183.00
Medium and Large 1-2  365-370 lbs few 305.00; 435-500 lbs 240.00-271.00; 500-535
lbs 235.00-254.00; 665-675 lbs calves 200.00; pkg 801 lbs 180.50.  Medium and
Large 2  400-440 lbs few 235.00-240.00.  Large 1  pkg 625 lbs 200.00.  Medium 2-3
pkg 363 lbs thin 240.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
                 Percent Lean  Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking             70-80    105.00-110.00                 102.50-105.00
Boning               80-85    107.00-115.00  117.00-117.50   99.00-107.50
                                                ind 129.00
Lean                 85-90    100.00-108.00                  85.00-98.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1270-1965 lbs, 123.00-139.00, High
Dressing ind 150.00, Low Dressing 114.00-122.00, ind 106.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1155-1265 lbs, four to five years, second
to third stage, 1825.00-2100.00, 1065-1285 lbs, six years, second stage, 1650.00
-1875.00, 1010-1190 lbs, seven years to short solid, second stage, 1500.00-
1875.00, 1020-1250 lbs, broken mouth, second to third stage, 1200.00-1525.00,
1040-1170 lbs, five to six years, first stage, 1810.00-1875.00, 995-1075 lbs, 
broken mouth, first stage, 1000.00-1210.00.  Large 1-2  couple 1335 lbs, four to
five years, second to third stage, 2100.00, 1300-1365 lbs, seven years to short
solid, third stage, 1775.00-2000.00.  Medium 1-2  770-975 lbs, three to six 
years, second stage, 1250.00-1775.00.

    Cow and Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  1080-1200 lbs, two to six years,
with baby to 240 lb calves, 2625.00-2850.00, 1000-1075 lbs, six to seven year
olds, with 175-225 lb calves, 1950.00-2100.00, pkg 1025 lbs, short solid, with 
150 lb calves 1875.00, 10250-1300 lbs, broken mouth, with 150-250 lb calves, 
1750.00-1900.00.

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service,
         Rick Huffman, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 Hour Market Report 573-522-9244


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Jefferson City, MO    Fri Oct 24, 2014    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Butler - MO-KAN Livestock Market
Cattle Auction Report for 10/23/2014

Receipts:  588    Week Ago:  700    Year Ago:  621

   Compared to last week, feeders sold 2.00 to 8.00 higher.  Supply moderate
with a light test of heifers.  Demand good.  Cows and bulls were 21 percent of
receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 80 percent of the run;
heifers 20 percent.  Near 37 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.
Slaughter cows traded 2.00-4.00 lower.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 325.00-333.00; 400-450 lbs
283.00-313.00; 500-600 lbs 255.00-289.00; 600-700 lbs 246.00-261.00; 700-755 lbs
236.00-243.00; pkg 808 lbs 225.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 286.00-
324.00; 445-500 lbs 271.00-291.00; 500-600 lbs 255.00-272.00; 600-700 lbs
235.00-245.00; 700-800 lbs 232.00-233.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 274.00-290.00; 500-600 lbs
236.00-255.00; 634 lbs 233.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 250.00-
272.00; 573 lbs 241.00; 613 lbs 233.60.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  381 lbs 323.00; 400-500 lbs 288.00-
307.00; 500-600 lbs 241.00-263.00; 600-700 lbs 219.00-226.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean    Avg Dressing      High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaker 75-80        110.50-117.25      119.50-122.00     106.00-109.50
Boning  80-85        111.00-116.00      117.50-118.00     106.50-110.00
Lean    85-90        104.00-114.00      115.00             95.00-103.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2,  1330-1895 lbs, 128.00-135.00; low
dressing 122.00-123.50.

Source:  MO Dept of Agriculture-USDA Market Service, Passaic, MO
         Richard Kramer, Market Reporter, (573) 751-5618
         24 hour recorded report (573) 522-9244


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