Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company: Cattle Auction Report for 11/26/13

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Receipts:  636    Last Week:  704    Year Ago:  904  

   Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers under 600 lbs sold steady to 
3.00 higher; heavier weights steady to 3.00 lower with the decline mostly on 
600-700 lb cattle. Slaughter cows 2.00 to 3.00 higher again this week with lots 
of good high dressing weigh cows making the trip to town. Several good 
consignments available, from some drafts of black cattle carrying a tick extra 
flesh to some crossbred yearlings ready to do it all.  Supply and demand 
moderate. Cows and bulls accounted for 23 percent of the total offering. The 
feeder supply consisted of 50 percent steers and bulls and 50 percent heifers; 
52 percent of all the feeder cattle weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 391 lbs 208.00; 400-500 lbs 180.00-
186.50; 500-600 lbs 179.00-181.00; 600-700 lbs 155.25-163.00; 700-800 lbs 
155.50-160.00; pkg 867 lbs 145.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 171.00-
177.00; pkg 511 lbs 170.50, fleshy 500-600 lbs 160.50-161.00; 600-700 lbs 
160.50-161.50.  

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 175.00-182.00; 400-500 lbs 
165.00-173.00; 500-600 lbs 160.50-172.50; 600-700 lbs 148.00-151.00; pkg 731 lbs 
150.00; 800-900 lbs 142.75-144.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 154.00-
161.00; 500-600 lbs 151.00-156.00, pkg 530 lbs fleshy 146.00; pkg 621 lbs 
142.50; pkg 780 lbs 145.00; 800-900 lbs 130.00-135.50; pkg 925 lbs 12.25.  
Medium and Large 2  pkg 532 lbs 145.50.  Large 1-2  pkg 539 lbs 155.50.  

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 156.00; pkg 548 lbs 150.00; 
600-700 lbs 141.00-146.00. 

   Slaughter Cows: 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80        79.50-87.00      85.50-91.00   few 74.00-78.00
Boning       80-85        77.00-88.00      84.00-92.00       70.00-74.00
Lean         85-90        73.00-80.00  few 80.00-83.00       64.00-70.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1600-2000 lbs 93.50-98.00, high dressing 
100.00-103.00; low dressing/full 81.00-91.00.   

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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