Boonville – Missouri Valley Commission Company: Cattle Auction Report for 9/24/2013

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Receipts:  409    Last Week:  591    Year Ago:  N/A

   Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers sold 2.00 to 4.00 higher, 
with a light test of steers under 700 lbs 5.00 to 8.00 higher. Slaughter cows 
2.00 to 3.00 lower. A fairly light run of feeder cattle this week, with a 
disproportionately large percentage of heifer cattle on offer, but a couple new 
faces in the crowd lent support to the higher market. Supply light to moderate 
and demand moderate. Cows and bulls accounted for 22 percent of the total 
offering. The feeder supply consisted of 33 percent steers and bulls and 67 
percent heifers; 59 percent of all the feeder cattle weighed over 600 lbs. 

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 411 lbs 207.50; 500-600 lbs 191.00-
199.00; 600-700 lbs 154.00-160.75; pkg 862 lbs 146.25. Medium and Large 1-2  
400-500 lbs 174.50-191.00; 500-600 lbs 160.00-165.50.  

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 392 lbs 178.00; 400-500 lbs 156.50-
170.00; few pkgs 500-600 lbs 157.50; 600-700 lbs 143.00-150.00; 700-800 lbs 
141.75-151.25; pkg 840 lbs 138.75; pkg 905 lbs 140.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  
pkg 470 lbs 155.50; pkg 643 lbs 144.00.  Large 2  pkg 393 lbs 135.00; pkg 445 
lbs 137.00.    

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  500-600 lbs 140.50-157.50; pkg 608 lbs 
144.50; 700-800 lbs 116.00-125.00.  

   Slaughter Cows: 
         Percent Lean     Avg Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80        77.00-84.50       ind. 96.00       70.00-74.00 
Boning       80-85        76.00-84.50  few 86.00-89.00       74.00-76.00
Lean         85-90        70.50-78.00      -----------       62.00-70.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1250-1900 lbs few 105.00, few low dressing 
95.00-97.00.

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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