Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company: Cattle Auction Report for 1/27/15

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Receipts:  1086    Week Ago:  479    Year Ago:  378 

   Compared to the last tested market two weeks ago, feeder steers and heifers 
traded 10.00 to 15.00 lower, spots 20.00 lower particularly on those weighing 
over 600 lbs. Slaughter cows 5.00 to 6.00 lower.  Lots of good cattle in town 
this week, including several strings of home raised heavy weights. Supply heavy 
and demand moderate to good at the considerably lower price levels. Cows and 
bulls accounted for 11 percent of the total offering. The feeder supply 
consisted of 65 percent steers and bulls and 35 percent heifers; 67 percent of 
all the feeder cattle weighed over 600 lbs. 

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 304.00-329.00; 500-550 lbs 
255.00-271.00, few fancy 275.00-286.00; 550-600 lbs 240.00-251.00; 600-700 lbs 
211.00-236.00; 700-800 lbs 202.75-220.00; 800-900 lbs 192.00-198.50.  Medium and 
Large 1-2  pkg 499 lbs 291.00; 500-600 lbs 232.00-238.00, pkg 592 lbs fleshy 
191.50; 600-700 lbs 214.00-214.50.  Large 1  lot 12 head 721 lbs 206.00.  Large 
1-2  pkg 760 lbs 205.50.  

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 260.00-261.00; 400-500 lbs 
238.00-252.00; 500-600 lbs 219.50-236.25; 600-700 lbs 195.00-207.00; lot 27 hd 
746 lbs 189.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  500-600 lbs 199.50-212.50; 600-700 lbs 
199.00-213.00; pkg 733 lbs 200.50.  Large 1  pkg 560 lbs 204.50; pkg 693 lbs 
197.00.  

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 380 lbs 318.00; 500-600 lbs 221.00-
232.00; 600-700 lbs 185.00-202.75.  

   Slaughter Cows: 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80       93.00-100.00     -------------      90.00-95.00 
Boning       80-85       99.00-107.00        ind. 110.00     87.00-95.00
Lean         85-90       90.00-93.00   few 103.00-107.00     85.00-89.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1250-2200 lbs 120.00-126.00, ind high 
dressing 146.00.

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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