Boonville-Missouri Valley Commission Company: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 04/01/2014

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Receipts:  570    Week Ago:  594    Year Ago:  1163

   Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers sold steady to 3.00 higher. 
Slaughter cows another 2.00 to 4.00 higher this week, even with an unusually 
large number of cows available.  The feeder supply consisted of mostly very 
small pkgs and singles with very few heavy weight cattle available.  Supply 
light and demand moderate. Cows and bulls accounted for 40 percent of the total 
offering.  The feeder supply consisted of 64 percent steers and bulls and 36 
percent heifers; 22 percent of all the feeder cattle weighed over 600 lbs. 

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      335       335       250.00         250.00
   10    392-393     392    241.00-254.00     244.91

    7      430       430       247.00         247.00
   11    454-460     456       230.00         230.00

    5    622-630     627    201.00-202.00     201.60

    9    772-792     780    167.25-169.25     168.12

    6      826       826       165.50         165.50

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      400       400       224.00         224.00
    5    458-463     461    221.00-223.50     221.99
    3      548       548       211.00         211.00
   15    555-598     578    200.00-206.00     203.09
    4      630       630       186.00         186.00
    4    660-688     674    179.00-184.00     181.45
    2      890       890       155.50         155.50

                     Feeder Steers Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2      375       375       232.00         232.00
    7      428       428       221.00         221.00
    4    575-592     584    192.00-205.00     198.41
    2      680       680       176.50         176.50

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    352-372     362    221.00-225.00     222.94

    6    405-411     409    209.00-224.00     219.05

    6    505-532     523    186.00-189.00     188.03
    4    558-570     564       189.00         189.00

    5    603-628     613    166.00-179.00     173.67

    3      788       788       167.50         167.50

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2      385       385       196.00         196.00
   21    418-448     441    191.00-204.50     200.22
   13    472-485     475    198.00-200.00     199.53
    4      526       526       188.50         188.50
    3      683       683       163.50         163.50

                    Feeder Heifers Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2      340       340       216.00         216.00

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      445       445       213.00         213.00
   17    500-539     523    186.00-216.00     202.65
    3      617       617       175.50         175.50

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_LS754.txt
 
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