Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 09/23/2014

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Receipts:  401    Week Ago:  456    Year Ago:  409 

   Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers 5.00 to 10.00 higher. 
Slaughter cows steady. Another fairly light run of feeder cattle but quality was 
much improved over last week and the market responded accordingly. Lots of talk 
around the barn about local harvest progress, with most guys just getting 
started in the last several days. Supply moderate and demand moderate to good. 
Cows and bulls accounted for 21 percent of the total offering. The feeder supply 
consisted of 63 percent steers and bulls and 37 percent heifers; 18 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
    4      398       398       324.00         324.00
    9    400-438     418    301.00-311.00     305.98
   25    470-485     477    300.00-308.00     304.72
    6    505-514     511    294.00-296.00     294.66
   12    573-578     574    265.00-265.50     265.13
   12    628-629     629    264.50-265.00     264.79

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      397       397       308.00         308.00
   11    505-523     513    265.00-281.00     273.59
    4      562       562       265.50         265.50
    7    618-645     632    250.00-251.00     250.43
    3      735       735       230.00         230.00

                Feeder Steers Medium 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4      381       381       275.00         275.00

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9    408-415     411    276.00-289.00     281.26
   12    470-495     478    250.00-255.00     252.28
    7    535-542     537    250.00-258.00     255.69
   17    550-598     574    240.00-259.00     245.65
    5      698       698       231.00         231.00
    7      754       754       219.00         219.00

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4      495       495       263.00         263.00
    4    518-548     533    241.00-246.00     243.43
    4    555-558     556    231.00-240.00     235.51

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7    418-432     428    292.50-312.00     297.94
    4      472       472       261.00         261.00
    4      589       589       243.50         243.50

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, Boonville, MO
         Tracey Thompson, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS754.txt
 
0718cdt cc