The Four State Stockyards, Diamond, MO, reported receipts of 1,800 head of cattle July 10 and 11, compared with no sales last week and nearly 1,700 head last year.

Feeder cattle were steady. There was good buyer attendance. Cows and bulls were steady. There was a very active market on take-home cows. Market prices were good.

Feeder steers: 300 to 400 lbs., 124.00 to 130.00; 400 to 500 lbs., 106.00 to 120.00; 500 to 600 lbs., 99.00 to 110.00; 600 to 700 lbs., 90.00 to 97.50; 700 to 800 lbs., 85.00 to 92.00. Holsteins, 300 to 400 lbs., 90.00 to 97.00; 400 to 600 lbs., 75.00 to 80.00; 700 to 800 lbs., 67.00 to 71.50.

Feeder heifers: 300 to 400 lbs., 110.00 to 120.00; 400 to 500 lbs., 99.00 to 110.00; 500 to 600 lbs., 90.00 to 100.00; 600 to 700 lbs., 83.00 to 91.00; 700 to 800 lbs., 80.00 to 85.00.

Slaughter cows: Breaking Utility, 2 to 4, 40.00 to 48.00. High Cutter and boning Utility, 1 to 2, 32.00 to 35.00. Others, 36.00 to 40; high dressing, up to 50.00.

Slaughter bulls: Yield grade 1 to 2, 1150 to 2100 lbs., 44.00 to 50.00; high dressing, up to 60.00.

Replacement cows: Medium and large frame 1, 3 to 7 years old, 1300 lbs., 2nd and 3rd stage pregnancy, 500.00 to 750.00 per head.

Cow-calf pairs: Medium and large frame 1, 4 years old to short solids, 900 to 1200 lbs., with baby to 350-lb. calf, 600.00 to 900.00 per pair.

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