Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company: Cattle Auction Report for 05/03/14

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Receipts:  657    Two Weeks Ago:  859    Year Ago:  584

   Compared to the last reported market two weeks ago, feeder steers and heifers 
traded 2.00 to 5.00 higher. Slaughter cows 2.00 to 6.00 higher on a heavy 
supply. Hot and dry here in mid-Missouri but rain is in the forecast, much 
needed already at the beginning of June. Supply moderate and demand moderate to 
good. Cows and bulls accounted for 43 percent of the total offering.  The feeder 
supply consisted of 62 percent steers and bulls and 38 percent heifers; 43 
percent of all the feeder cattle weighed over 600 lbs. 

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 388 lbs 246.00; 400-500 lbs 232.00-
247.00; 500-600 lbs 230.00-232.00; 600-700 lbs 198.00-210.50; 700-800 lbs 
190.50-194.00; pkg 821 lbs 185.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 209 lbs 262.50; 
300-400 lbs 240.00-242.50; 400-500 lbs 220.00-235.00; pkg 588 lbs 195.00; 600-
700 lbs 190.00-194.50; 700-800 lbs 174.00-186.00.  Large 1-2  pkg 877 lbs 
171.00.  

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 210.00-213.00; 500-600 lbs 
203.00-206.00; pkg 671 lbs 188.00; 700-800 lbs 175.50-182.00.  Medium and Large 
1-2  400-500 lbs 191.00-211.00; 500-600 lbs 188.00-197.00; 600-700 lbs 170.00-
180.00; pkg 769 lbs 176.00.  Large 1-2  pkg 925 lbs 153.00.  

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 223.00-230.00; 500-600 lbs 
205.00-211.00; 600-700 lbs 174.50-192.00.  

   Slaughter Cows: 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80        96.00-110.00     107.00-117.00 few 91.00-92.00
                                 outstanding ind. 120.00
Boning       80-85        98.00-109.00     107.00-111.50 few 93.00-97.00
Lean         85-90         91.00-97.00 few 100.00-104.00     70.00-83.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1200-2100 lbs 115.00-124.00; few high 
dressing 128.00-133.00; low dressing 108.00-116.00.

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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