Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company: Cattle Auction Report for 1/06/15

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Receipts:  373    Week Ago:  0    Year Ago:  0 

   No recent price comparison as the last sale was held three weeks ago. 
However, feeder cattle sold with a sharply higher undertone to start the new 
year. Slaughter cows steady to 2.00 lower. Supply light and demand moderate. 
Cows and bulls accounted for 41 percent of the total offering. The feeder supply 
consisted of 65 percent steers and bulls and 35 percent heifers; 39 percent of 
all the feeder cattle weighed over 600 lbs.  

   ***Scheduling Note:  Missouri Valley Commission Company has a Feeder Special 
scheduled for next week, expecting over 1000 head.***

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 311.00-321.00; 500-600 lbs 
260.00-273.00; 600-700 lbs 234.00-241.00; pkg 707 lbs 219.00; small pkg 817 lbs 
211.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 272.00-286.50; pkg 778 lbs 210.00.  

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg fleshy 496 lbs 249.00; pkg 552 lbs 
242.00; few 600-700 lbs 221.00-233.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 
274.00-281.00; pkg 485 lbs 253.00; 500-600 lbs 230.00-232.00; 600-700 lbs 
210.00-213.50.  

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 317.00-326.00; 400-500 lbs 
259.00-265.00; 500-600 lbs 231.00-252.00; 600-700 lbs 219.00; pkg 705 lbs 
206.00.  

   Slaughter Cows: 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80       106.00-113.00 few 123.00-127.00            104.00 
Boning       80-85       105.00-112.00 few 114.00-122.00      95.00-102.00
Lean         85-90        95.00-106.00     105.00-106.00       94.00-96.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1350-2450 lbs 128.00-140.00, ind. high 
dressing 146.00; few low dressing 117.00-126.00. 

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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