Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company: Cattle Auction Report for 05/20/14

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Receipts:  859    Week Ago:  344    Year Ago:  N/A

   Compared to last week, feeder steers under 600 lbs sold 3.00 to 10.00 higher 
and heifers under 600 lbs 2.00 to 4.00 higher; heavier weights not tested. 
Slaughter cows steady to 1.00 higher. Supply and demand moderate. Cows and bulls 
accounted for 55 percent of the total offering.  The feeder supply consisted of 
55 percent steers and bulls and 45 percent heifers; 17 percent of all the feeder 
cattle weighed over 600 lbs. 

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 229.00-250.00; 500-600 lbs 
215.00-230.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 220.50-226.00, pkg 494 lbs 
thin 235.00; 500-600 lbs 205.50-224.00; 600-700 lbs 189.50-196.00; pkg 761 lbs 
185.00.  Large 1-2  pkg 696 lbs 190.50.  

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 209.50-226.50; 500-600 lbs 
192.50-205.50; 600-700 lbs 189.00-190.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 299 lbs 
220.00; pkgs 362 lbs 221.00; 400-500 lbs 201.00-216.00; 500-600 lbs 186.00-
195.00; 700-800 lbs 172.50-174.00; 800-900 lbs 166.50-169.50.  Large 1-2  pkg 
541 lbs 196.00.  

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 221.00-240.00; pkg 565 lbs 
200.00; pkg 637 lbs 183.00.  

   Slaughter Cows: 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80        94.00-107.00       ind. 109.00     88.50-93.00
Boning       80-85        95.00-105.00     107.00-112.00     91.50-94.50
Lean         85-90        85.00-94.00  few 100.00-102.00     70.00-81.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1400-2400 lbs 115.00-124.00; few high 
dressing 125.00-126.00; low dressing 108.00-113.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1  2-6 yrs few 2nd mostly 3rd stage 1300-1400 
lbs 1750.00-2000.00 per head; 7 yrs to short-solid mouth cows 2nd and 3rd stage 
1030-1375 lbs 1600.00-2000.00 per head; few pkgs broken mouth cows excellent 
condition 2nd stage 1125-1200 lbs 1300.00 per head.  Medium and Large 1-2  few 
pkgs 2 yrs to broken mouth cows 1115-1375 lbs 1400.00-1675.00 per head.  

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1 2-6 yr old cows 1150-1400 lbs with 150-
250 lb calves 2600.00-2700.00 per pair, ind. pair fancy 3 yr old 1200 lbs with 
200 lb calf 3050.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  few 2 yrs to short-solid mouth cows 
with 125-200 lb calves 2225.00-2400.00 per pair, pkg 6-7 yrs 1250 lb cows with 
baby calves 1975.00.    

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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