Douglas County Livestock Report

Jefferson City, MO – Fri. Nov 9, 2018, MO Dept. of Ag, USDA Market News

Ava- Douglas County Livestock Auction

Feeder Cattle Auction for 11/08/18

Receipts:  1496    Last Week:  788    Year Ago:  1591

Compared to a light test last week, steer and heifer calves steady to 5.00 higher. Yearlings not well tested.  Slaughter cows and bulls 3.00 to 4.00 lower.  Demand moderate for un-weaned calves, good for weaned calves, supply moderate.  The feeder supply included 41 percent steers, 50 percent heifers, 10 percent bulls, with 20 percent over 600 lbs.  Near 15 percent of receipts were replacement cows, slaughter cows and bulls.

Feeder Steers:  

Medium and Large 1 pkg 282 lbs 189.00; 300-340 lbs few 180.00-190.00; 400-500 lbs 156.00-175.00, weaned 169.00-177.00; 500-600 lbs 150.00-160.00, weaned 160.00-172.00; 600-700 lbs 152.50-164.50, calves 135.00-150.00; pkg 738 lbs 145.00.  

Medium and Large 1-2

425-500 lbs mostly weaned or thin 160.00-170.00; 500-600 lbs weaned 152.50- 167.50; 600-630 lbs 148.00-150.00.  Large 1  540-545 lbs 137.50-146.00. 

Medium 1-2

 pkg 538 lbs 149.00.  Small 4 pkg 700 lbs Jerseys 55.00.

Feeder Holsteins:  

Large 3 lot 744 lbs 74.00.

Feeder Heifers:  

Medium and Large 1  

325-400 lbs 142.00-150.00; 400-500 lbs 136.00-145.00, weaned 145.00-150.00; 500-600 lbs 127.50-138.00, weaned 140.00-145.00; 600-650 lbs 135.00-140.00, calves 125.00-132.00. 

Medium and Large 1-2  

400-500 lbs 130.00-137.50, thin 137.00-150.00; 500-600 lbs 125.00-130.00, weaned or thin 135.00-145.00; 600-700 lbs 132.50-140.00, pkg 626 lbs calves 128.00; 700-770 lbs 124.00ó132.50.  

Medium and Large 2

460-490 lbs few 125.00; pkg 778 lbs 122.50.  

Large 1 

pkg 388 lbs 137.50.  

Medium 1-2 

pkg 548 lbs yearlings 136.00.  Medium 2 pkg 477 lbs 117.50.  

Medium 3 

pkg 545 lbs 110.00.

Feeder Bulls:  

Medium and Large 1  

400-500 lbs 150.00-175.00; 500-600 lbs 127.50-150.00; pkg 612 lbs 136.00, 600-700 lbs calves 115.00-126.00; pkg 705 lbs 114.00.  

Medium and Large 1-2 

pkg 427 lbs 163.00; 550-560 lbs 125.00-130.00; 600-615 lbs calves few 122.50-124.00; pkg 1044 lbs 85.00

Slaughter Cows:

        Percent Lean  Avg Dressing  High Dressing Low Dressing

Breaking 70-80 38.00-40.00

Boning 80-85 36.00-40.00 40.00-42.00

Lean 85-90 35.00-38.00 39.00-44.00 27.50-33.50

                                               shelly kind  20.00-25.00

Slaughter Bulls:  

Yield Grade 1-2  

1205-1965 lbs, 60.00-69.00; High Dressing ind 75.00; Low Dressing 56.00-58.00.

Feeder Cows:  

Medium and Large 1-2  

1045-1535 lbs, two to five years, fleshy 42.50-55.00.

Replacement Cows:  

Medium and Large 1 

pkg 1477 lbs, four to five years, second stage, fleshy, 1075.00.  

Medium and Large 1-2  

1095-1235 lbs, two to four year, second to third stage, 850.00-1000.00. 

Medium 2 

745-770 lbs, yearling to two years, second to third stage, 800.00.

Cow/Calf Pairs:  not well tested.

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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