Boonville- Missouri Valley Commission Company: Cattle Auction Report for 03/18/2014

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Receipts:  583    Last Week:  945    Year Ago:  1250
 
    Compared to last week, feeder steers under 500 lbs 7.00 to 10.00 higher,
over 500 lbs mostly steady and feeder heifers under 550 lbs 7.00 to 12.00
higher, over 550 lbs mostly steady. Demand very good. Supply light. Feeder
offerings around 44 percent steers and bulls and 56 percent heifers. Offerings
over 600 lbs around 31 percent. Cows around 32 percent. Slaughter cows
mostly steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 242.00-249.00; 400-500 lbs
230.00-244.00; 500-600 lbs 201.00-231.50; 600-700 lbs 170.50-207.50; pkg 744 lbs
167.50; 800-850 lbs 152.00-161.25. Medium and Large 1-2  455-465 lbs 223.00-
228.00; 500-600 lbs 196.00-210.00; 600-650 lbs 175.50-190.00

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 220.00-228.00; pkg thin
fleshed 398 lbs 237.00; 400-500 lbs 199.50-218.00; pkg thin fleshed 414 lbs
236.00; 500-600 lbs 180.00-195.00; 600-700 lbs 165.50-176.50; 700-800 lbs 152.00
-161.50; pkg 882 lbs 156.00. Medium and Large 1-2  few 490 lbs 200.00-203.00;
550-600 lbs 160.50-173.00; 600-625 lbs 160.00-176.40; pkg 815 lbs 135.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 229.00-242.00; 400-500 lbs 198.00-
233.00; 550-565 lbs 194.00-195.00; pkg 603 lbs 182.00. Medium and Large 1-2 pkg
918 lbs 149.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Avg Dressing      High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      90.00-95.00       -------------    ------------
Boning       80-85      85.00-94.00       96.00-105.00     72.00-83.00
Lean         85-90      78.00-86.00       88.00-98.00      66.00-77.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
1125=2050 lbs           106.00-112.00     114.00-119.00    93.00-102.00

Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  several 2 yrs 805-1130 lbs
124.00-145.00; 3 yrs to 4 yrs 885-1135 lbs 117.00-121.00. 

   Replacement Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  3 yrs to 6 yrs 955-1545 lbs 1st to 
3rd stage 1250.00-1750.00 per head; several short solid to broken mouth 910-
1290 lbs 890.00-1390.00 per head.

   Cow-Calf pairs: Medium and Large 1-2  4 yrs to broken mouth 900-1300 lbs
With 120 to 400 lb calves at side and some cows bred back in 1st to 2nd stage
1200.00-1970.00 per pair.

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service
         Brian K. Fleischmann, 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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