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Jefferson City, MO    Fri Jan 18, 2019    MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News

Ava- Douglas County Livestock Auction
Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 01/17/2019

Receipts:  842    Last Week:  1980    Year Ago:  166

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers unevenly steady to 5.00 
lower on a limited test.  Slaughter cows steady to 2.00 higher, Slaughter
bulls not well tested.  Demand moderate to good, supply light.  Several
consignments of reputation calves in the offering.  Muddy conditions
curtailed the receipts.  Near 10 percent of the receipts were Replacement
cows, Slaughter cows and bulls.  The feeder supply included 53 percent
steers, 42 percent heifers, 06 percent bulls, with 55 percent over 600
lbs.

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4      325       325       180.00         180.00
   15    371-399     384    177.00-189.00     183.63

    4    410-438     424    171.00-180.00     175.35

    3      508       508       162.50         162.50
    9    572-596     589    149.00-161.50     157.86

   25    641-646     643    144.00-146.00     144.64
   31      672       672       140.00         140.00

    9      740       740       134.00         134.00
   70    753-772     765    139.00-139.50     139.19

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8    513-545     528    144.00-150.00     146.87
   17    555-594     581    140.00-145.00     141.74
    3      727       727       129.00         129.00

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4      516       516       145.00         145.00

                      Feeder Steers Medium 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8      516       516       152.50         152.50
   77      625       625       157.00         157.00

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5      285       285       147.00         147.00

   28    354-367     357    142.50-154.00     151.47

    7    475-496     488    138.00-142.50     140.96

   19    562-599     589    126.00-132.00     127.51

   31    615-636     625    124.00-127.50     125.14
    5      651       651       124.00         124.00

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4      304       304       146.00         146.00
    7    358-398     381    140.00-145.00     142.99
    5    402-445     413    135.00-143.00     141.08
    3      408       408       146.00         146.00   Value Added
   18    462-493     474    130.00-135.00     132.97
   15    501-540     519    122.50-130.00     127.73
   21    555-595     574    120.00-122.50     121.89
   28    605-648     627    117.50-125.00     123.12
   23      667       667       125.00         125.00

                     Feeder Heifers Medium 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9      482       482       131.00         131.00

                 Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    372-380     375    170.00-175.00     173.31
    4      565       565       126.00         126.00

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    250-290     274       175.00         175.00
    4    362-388     375    159.00-160.00     159.48
    4      498       498       132.50         132.50
    3      543       543       128.00         128.00

                      Feeder Bulls Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      527       527       127.50         127.50

                      Feeder Bulls Medium 3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6      459       459       110.00         110.00   Thin Fleshed

Slaughter Cows:
                Percent Lean  Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking           70-80                                    35.00-40.00
Boning             80-85       40.00-45.50    46.00-47.50   35.00-41.00
Lean               85-90       40.00-45.00    44.50-47.00   32.00-39.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1385-1990 lbs, few 69.50-73.00;
Low Dressing ind 64.50.

   Replacement Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2 1050-1325 lbs, four to five 
years, second to mostly third stage, few single lots 825.00-1000.00.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  no test.

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, Ava, MO
         Rick Huffman, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244

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