Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company: Cattle Auction Report for 11/25/14

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Receipts:  373    Week Ago:  543    Year Ago:  636 

   Not enough feeder cattle on offer for a true price comparison and most of 
those on hand were offered in single head lots and very small pkgs. Slaughter 
cows steady to 2.00 higher. Very light run this week with a large percentage of 
the cattle on offer unweaned and carrying plenty of flesh, and lots of bull 
calves in the mix as well. Supply light and demand moderate. Cows and bulls 
accounted for 35 percent of the total offering. The feeder supply consisted of 
57 percent steers and bulls and 43 percent heifers; 35 percent of all the feeder 
cattle weighed over 600 lbs.  

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  500-600 lbs 276.00-282.00, pkg 597 lbs 
full 237.00; 600-700 lbs 242.00-254.00, pkg 613 lbs full 235.50.  Medium and 
Large 1-2  pkg 392 lbs 300.00; pkg 462 lbs 262.00; few pkgs 500-600 lbs 260.00-
262.00, fleshy 241.00-250.00; pkg 660 lbs calves 240.50.    

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 280.00; 400-500 lbs 249.00-
261.00; 500-600 lbs 234.50-240.00, pkg 512 lbs 230.00; 600-700 lbs 225.50-
232.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  500-600 lbs 224.00-235.00; pkg 618 lbs 222.00; 
pkg 718 lbs 212.50; pkg 930 lbs fleshy 188.00. 

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 380 lbs 310.00; 400-500 lbs 250.00-
271.00; 500-600 lbs 231.00-258.00; 600-700 lbs 220.00-230.50; pkg 725 lbs 
210.50.  

   Slaughter Cows: 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80       112.00-119.00     119.00-124.00     106.00-109.00 
Boning       80-85       106.00-116.00     118.00-122.00     100.00-107.00
Lean         85-90        95.00-108.00     -------------       86.00-93.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1600-2400 lbs few 130.00-138.00, few low 
dressing 119.00-120.00. 

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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