Boonville-Missouri Valley Commission Company: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 08/06/2013

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Receipts:  230    Last Week:  249    Year Ago:  N/A
 
   Compared to last week, a short run of feeder steers and heifers traded with a 
sharply higher undertone. Slaughter cows firm to 2.00 higher. This week’s feeder 
offering consisted of mostly small batches with a higher than normal percentage 
of bulls; several large strings of cattle are already consigned for next 
Tuesday’s sale. Overnight rains left as much as 2 inches in some local rain 
gauges. Supply light and demand moderate. Cows and bulls accounted for 40 
percent of the total offering. The feeder supply consisted of 66 percent steers 
and bulls and 33 percent heifers; 25 percent of all the feeder cattle weighed 
over 600 lbs. 

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      342       342       188.00         188.00

    5      440       440       181.00         181.00

   10      530       530       173.50         173.50

    6    608-612     609    155.00-161.00     158.99
    6      666       666       157.50         157.50

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      580       580       151.00         151.00
    3      720       720       146.75         146.75
    2      780       780       140.50         140.50

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      345       345       177.00         177.00

   14    467-492     475    154.00-164.50     160.85

    4      621       621       147.50         147.50

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2      572       572       144.50         144.50
    8      553       553       150.00         150.00   Thin
    2      692       692       145.50         145.50

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      491       491       137.00         137.00

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    408-427     419    159.00-168.00     164.50
   11    458-499     485    149.00-159.00     151.70
   16      576       576       145.25         145.25
    2      602       602       143.50         143.50
    2      805       805       130.50         130.50

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service,
         Tracey Thompson, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS754.txt
 
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