Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company: Cattle Auction Report for 8/20/2013

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Receipts:  187      Last Week:  671    Year Ago:  N/A

   Not enough feeder cattle on hand to test the market. Slaughter cows steady. 
Supply light and demand moderate. Cows and bulls accounted for 38 percent of the 
total offering. The feeder supply consisted of 47 percent steers and bulls and 
53 percent heifers; 68 percent of all the feeder cattle weighed over 600 lbs. 

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 400-500 lbs 185.00-192.00; 600-700 lbs 
152.50-160.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  600-700 lbs 148.50-149.50.  Large 1-2  pkg 
846 lbs 140.50.  Medium 1-2  small pkg 462 lbs 167.50.  

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 385 lbs 170.00; pkg 502 lbs 157.00; 
pkg 668 lbs 147.00; pkg 753 lbs thin 147.00; pkg 868 lbs 130.00.  Medium and 
Large 1-2  600-700 lbs 140.00-141.00.  Large 1-2  pkg 705 lbs 147.00.  Medium 2  
pkg 643 lbs 125.00. 

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 630 lbs 138.50; pkg 901 lbs 100.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80        82.50-86.00       ind. 90.00       ------------
Boning       80-85        78.50-84.50       ind. 86.00   few 70.00-78.00
Lean         85-90        76.00-79.00      -------------     65.50-70.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1350-1700 lbs 98.00-106.00, few high dressing 
112.00-113.00. 

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_LS132.txt
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