Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company: Cattle Auction Report for 4/2/2013

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Receipts:  1163    Last Week:  100    Year Ago:  664
 
   Compared to the sale two weeks ago, steers and heifers under 500 lbs
sold 4.00-6.00 higher, steers over 500 lbs 2.00 higher, heifers over 500 lbs
2.00-5.00 higher. Slaughter cows sold steady to 1.00 lower. Demand
moderate to good. Supply moderate to heavy after the previous week’s
snow storm. The feeder supply consisted of 56 percent steers and bulls, 44
percent heifers with 57 percent of the feeders weighing over 600 lbs. Cows
were 19 percent of the receipts.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  Pkg 392 lbs 183.50; 400-500 lbs
171.00-184.00; 500-600 lbs 150.50-173.00; 600-700 lbs 137.50-154.25; 
700-800 lbs 128.50-138.75; 800-900 lbs 125.75-128.25, pkg 873 lbs full
120.50; 900-950 lbs 121.50-122.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 
161.00-174.00; 500-600 lbs 148.00-161.00, pkg thin fleshed 524 lbs 
173.00; 600-625 lbs 131.00-142.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 138.50-153.00; 500-
600 lbs 134.50-150.00; 600-700 lbs 128.00-141.50; 700-725 lbs 129.25-
130.25; 800-900 lbs 117.00-118.25; Pkg 947 lbs 109.25. Medium and Large 1-2
400-500 lbs 131.00-145.25, small pkg thin fleshed 420 lbs 159.00; 500-600 lbs
129.50-138.50, pkg thin fleshed 510 lbs 142.50; 600-650 lbs 125.00-136.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium And Large 1  450-500 lbs 151.00; 500-600 lbs 
132.50-146.00; 600-650 lbs 132.00-134.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Avg Dressing      High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      74.00-80.00       -----------      70.00-74.00
Boning       80-85      74.00-81.00       81.00-87.00      70.00-72.00
Lean         85-90      73.00-79.50       81.00-86.00      67.00-73.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 1485-2170 lbs 95.00-105.00, thin or
low dressing 86.00-93.00.

   Replacement Cows: Medium and Large 1-2  few 5-6 yrs 1100-1160 lbs, 2nd
and 3rd stage, 1125.00-1285.00 per head.

   Cow-Calf pairs: Scarce

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service
         Greg Onstott, Market Reporter, (573) 751-5618
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS132.txt

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