Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company: Cattle Auction Report for 11/18/14

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Receipts:  543    Week Ago:  933    Year Ago:  704

   Not enough feeder cattle on hand this week for a price comparison. Monthly 
Cow Special featuring one full and a couple partial dispersals, mostly short-
solid and broken mouth cows in good condition if not a little on the full side. 
Supply moderate and demand moderate to good. Cows and bulls accounted for 72 
percent of the total offering.  The feeder supply consisted of 62 percent steers 
and bulls and 38 percent heifers; 47 percent of all the feeder cattle weighed 
over 600 lbs.   

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 408 lbs 305.00; 500-600 lbs 279.50-
298.00; pkg 738 lbs fleshy 225.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 493 lbs 272.00; 
pkg 565 lbs 265.00; 600-700 lbs 230.00-238.00; few fleshy 800-900 lbs 210.00-
217.00; pkg 908 lbs 204.50.  Medium and Large 2  pkg 872 lbs 205.50.  

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 522 lbs fleshy 241.00.  Medium and 
Large 1-2  pkg 478 lbs 250.00; 500-600 lbs 231.00-248.00; pkg 738 lbs fleshy 
210.50; pkg 875 lbs 205.25; pkg 935 lbs 198.25.  Medium and Large 2  pkg 878 lbs 
200.50.  

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 465 lbs 251.00; 500-600 lbs 240.00-
259.00.  

   Slaughter Cows: 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80       111.00-119.00     118.00-124.00     104.00-109.00 
Boning       80-85       105.00-115.00     118.00-124.00     100.00-103.00
Lean         85-90        94.00-108.00     107.00-110.00       81.00-90.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1550-2200 lbs 125.00-135.00, high dressing 
140.00-145.00, low dressing ind. 118.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  7 yrs to broken mouth 1225-1400 lbs mostly 
blks few pkgs crossbreds 1550.00-1780.00 per head, few pkgs better quality 
1875.00-2075.00.  Medium 2  few pkgs broken mouth 1125-1275 lbs 1475.00-1500.00 
per head.  

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-6 yrs 1000-1250 lbs most with baby 
calves, few with 150-350 lb calves 2800.00-3075.00 per pair; 7 yrs to short-
solid mouth 1000-1400 lbs with 100-300 lb calves 2450.00-2675.00 per pair. 
Medium and Large 2  2-4 yrs 1000-1125 lbs with baby to 150 lb calves 2400.00-
2650.00 per pair.  

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_LS132.txt
 
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