Douglas County Livestock Report

Jefferson City, MO – Fri. Nov. 2, 2018, MO Dept. of Ag, USDA Market News

Ava- Douglas County Livestock Auction

Feeder Cattle Auction for 11/2/18

Receipts:  788    Last Week:  1,549    Year Ago:  1,730

Compared to last week, steer and heifer calves steady.  Slaughter cows and bulls 3.00 to 4.00 lower.  Demand moderate, supply moderate to light. Near 15 percent of receipts were replacement cows, slaughter cows and bulls.

Feeder Steers:

Medium and Large 1  

300-400 lbs 170.00-181.00; 400-500 lbs 160.00-181.00; 500-600 lbs 140.00-157.00.

Feeder Heifers:  

Medium and Large 1  

300-400 lbs 140.00-150.00; 400-500 lbs 138.00-155.00; 500-600 lbs 130.00-145.00; 600-700 lbs calves 119.00-128.00.

Slaughter Cows:

Percent LeanAvg DressingHigh DressingLow Dressing

Breaking 70-80       42.00-45.00

Boning 80-85 43.00-48.00

Lean 85-90 36.00-43.00 30.00-36.00

Slaughter Bulls:  

Yield Grade 1-2  1300-1890 lbs, 70.00-75.00; Low Dressing 58.00-65.00.

Replacement Cows:  not well tested.

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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