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
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6      388       388       246.00         246.00

   10    455-482     466    232.00-247.00     240.24

   17    512-542     517    230.00-232.00     230.37

   11      615       615       210.50         210.50
    5      687       687       198.00         198.00

   16    708-720     718    190.50-194.00     193.35

    9      821       821       185.50         185.50

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5      209       209       262.50         262.50
   15    371-398     375    240.00-242.50     242.15
   10    408-446     425    226.00-235.00     231.14
   22    455-496     474    220.00-227.00     223.07
    4      588       588       195.00         195.00
   14    608-616     614    190.00-194.50     193.23
   13      727       727       176.00         176.00
    8    772-782     780    174.00-186.00     183.03

                     Feeder Steers Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      877       877       171.00         171.00

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   14    450-482     475    210.00-213.00     210.61

    5    530-545     539    203.00-206.00     204.18
    7    560-563     562    203.00-205.00     204.43

    5      671       671       188.00         188.00

    3      727       727       182.00         182.00

    3      763       763       175.50         175.50

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   12    415-427     423    191.00-211.00     203.32
    7      508       508       197.00         197.00
   27    550-575     570    188.00-192.00     189.62
   26    605-636     634    170.00-180.00     172.47
    6      769       769       176.00         176.00

                    Feeder Heifers Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      925       925       153.00         153.00

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    360-375     369    223.00-230.00     227.27
   11    528-548     539    205.00-211.00     208.36
    4      620       620       192.00         192.00
    3      675       675       174.50         174.50

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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