Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company: Cattle Auction Report for 11/19/13

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Receipts:  704    Last Week:  641    Year Ago:  721  

   Compared to last week, feeder steers under 550 lbs sold 3.00 to 4.00 higher, 
heavier weights steady to 2.00 lower.  Feeder heifers 1.00 to 3.00 higher. 
Slaughter cows 2.00 to 3.00 higher with a large number of cows of good size and 
dressing percentage coming to town this week. This week’s feeder offering had a 
high percentage of heifer cattle, including a part load of true heavy weight 
yearlings. Supply and demand moderate.  Cows and bulls accounted for 23 percent 
of the total offering.  The feeder supply consisted of 24 percent steers, 22 
percent bulls and 54 percent heifers; 59 percent of all the feeder cattle 
weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 210.00-213.00; 500-600 lbs 
172.00-173.00, pkg 544 lbs fleshy 168.50; 600-700 lbs 165.50-170.00; 700-800 lbs 
152.50-160.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  500-600 lbs 160.50-164.00; 600-700 lb 
160.00-165.50; pkg 761 lbs 153.50; 800-900 lbs 139.50-145.75.  Large 1-2  pkg 
473 lbs 178.00.     

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 355 lbs 174.00; 400-500 lbs 163.00-
169.00; 500-600 lbs 164.00-165.50; 600-700 lbs 150.00-154.50, pkg 608 lbs fleshy 
141.75; 700-800 lbs 150.00-154.00, pkg 785 lbs fleshy 145.75; lot 910 lbs 
132.25.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 163.00-166.00; 400-500 lbs 145.50-
161.00; 500-600 lbs 140.50-150.50; 600-700 lbs 144.50-153.00; 700-800 lbs 
137.00-142.50.  Large 1-2  pkg 497 lbs 146.00.  

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 190.00-213.00; 400-500 lbs 
160.50-183.00; 500-600 lbs 155.00-175.50; 600-700 lbs 140.50-149.50; pkg 707 lbs 
134.50.  

   Slaughter Cows: 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80        79.00-87.00      85.00-89.00       72.00-79.00
Boning       80-85        77.00-86.50      84.00-90.00       70.00-75.00
Lean         85-90        72.00-78.00  few 81.00-84.00       61.00-71.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1200-2100 lbs few 91.00-94.00, high dressing 
96.00-98.00; several low dressing 80.00-87.00. 

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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