Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 03/03/2015

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Receipts:  244    Week Ago:  907    Year Ago:  N/A

   Not enough feeder cattle on hand for a good price test but few comparable 
sales traded steady to firm. Slaughter cows another 2.00-5.00 higher after last 
week’s sharp upswing. Supply light and demand moderate to good. Cows and bulls 
accounted for 29 percent of the total offering. The feeder supply consisted of 
62 percent steers and bulls and 38 percent heifers; 48 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
    3      480       480       279.00         279.00

   11    536-548     543    264.50-266.00     265.17

    6      612       612       239.00         239.00
    3      698       698       221.00         221.00

    3      740       740       211.50         211.50
    6      767       767       199.00         199.00

   14      812       812       185.00         185.00

    3      948       948       177.00         177.00

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2      348       348       325.00         325.00
    7      390       390       314.00         314.00
    3      427       427       263.00         263.00
    4      571       571       250.00         250.00
    2      745       745       192.00         192.00

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4      359       359       289.50         289.50

    2      440       440       254.00         254.00

    4    512-530     521    229.00-240.00     234.40
    3      592       592       231.00         231.00

    7    602-626     616    216.00-227.00     222.39
    3      672       672       200.00         200.00

    7      758       758       190.50         190.50

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4      286       286       290.00         290.00
    8    465-495     477    229.00-248.00     239.05
    4      599       599       235.00         235.00

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2      490       490       271.00         271.00
    2      565       565       241.00         241.00
    3      683       683       210.00         210.00

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_LS754.txt
 
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