Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company: Cattle Auction Report for 01/21/14

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Receipts:  1323    Week Ago:  1301    Year Ago:  833

   Compared to last week, feeder steers under 600 lbs traded steady to 2.00 
lower, heavier steers steady to 3.00 higher. Feeder heifers sold 5.00 to 6.00 
higher, spots 7.00 to 10.00 higher on calves under 600 lbs. Slaughter cows 
steady to 2.00 lower. Producers took advantage of the warmer temperatures Sunday 
and Monday to gather and haul cattle before bitterly cold temperatures and wind 
chill returned overnight. Several loads and part loads included in this week’s 
feeder offering. Supply heavy and demand good. Cows and bulls accounted for 9 
percent of the total offering. The feeder supply consisted of 56 percent steers 
and bulls and 44 percent heifers; 43 percent of all the feeder cattle weighed 
over 600 lbs. 

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 211.00-212.50, pkg 480 lbs 
fleshy 201.00; 500-600 lbs 185.50-201.00; 600-700 lbs 172.50-182.50; 700-800 lbs 
168.50-174.25; lot 860 lbs 160.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 218.00-
239.00; 400-500 lbs 200.00-210.00; 500-600 lbs 182.50-188.50; 600-700 lbs 
170.00-181.00; 700-800 lbs 159.00-160.00.  Medium 1-2  pkg 465 lbs 179.50; pkg 
557 lbs 162.50.  Medium 2  few pkgs 500-600 lbs 151.00-171.00.  

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 197.00-211.00; 400-500 lbs 
189.00-195.00; 500-600 lbs 170.00-176.00; 600-700 lbs 160.00-166.00, pkg 603 lbs 
fleshy 150.50; 700-800 lbs 154.75-157.85.  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 
176.00-189.00; 500-600 lbs 150.50-172.00; 600-700 lbs 150.50-160.25; lot 757 lbs 
156.75, fleshy 700-800 lbs 141.00-143.00; pkg 820 lbs 145.00.  

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  few pkgs 500-600 lbs 170.50-176.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
         Percent Lean     Avg Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80        83.00-91.00      90.00-93.00       78.00-83.00
Boning       80-85        83.00-91.00      89.00-91.00       75.00-80.00
Lean         85-90        76.00-85.00       ind. 91.00       68.00-74.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1300-2700 lbs 95.00-105.00; high dressing 
ind. 110.00; few low dressing 85.00-87.00. 
 
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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