Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company: Cattle Auction Report for 03/17/2015

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Receipts:  727    Week Ago:  677    Year Ago:  583
 
    On comparable sales to last week steers and heifers mostly steady. Demand 
Good. Supply light to moderate. Feeder offerings around 54 percent steers and
Bulls and 46 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs around 41 percent. Cows
Around 41 percent. Slaughter cows 2.00 to 6.00 lower.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  450-475 lbs 301.00-337.00; 600-650 lbs
231.00-240.00; 700-800 lbs 205.00-226.00; pkg 812 lbs 199.00. Medium and Large
1-2 500-550 lbs 261.00-273.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 304.00-317.00; 400-500 lbs 
301.00-317.00; 500-600 lbs 240.00-244.00; 600-650 lbs 215.50-229.00; pkg 908
Lbs 184.50. Medium And Large 1-2  pkg 433 lbs 291.00; 500-600 lbs 212.00-241.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 378 lbs 322.00; 400-500 lbs 271.00-
315.00; 500-600 lbs 219.50-272.00; 600-700 lbs 197.00-219.00; 700-750 lbs
189.00-193.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Av. Dressing      High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      99.00-104.00      -------------    ------------
Boning       80-85      102.00-109.00     110.00-115.00    94.00-101.00
Lean         85-90      95.00-105.00      107.00-112.00    71.00-86.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
1095-2210 lbs           132.00-138.00     139.00-144.00    122.00-131.00

   Replacement Cows:  Medium And Large 1  2 yrs to short solid 945-1390 lbs
2nd to 3rd stage 2050.00-2600.00 per head. Medium And Large 1-2  1 1/2 yrs to
Broken mouth 1015-1560 lbs 2nd to 3rd stage 1410.00-1950.00 per head.  

   Cow-Calf pairs: Medium And Large 1  3 yrs to short solid 1000-1435 lbs
With baby to 400 lb calves at side 2450.00-3025.00 per pair. Medium and
Large 1-2 2 yrs to broken mouth 825-1230 lbs with baby to 380 lb calves at
Side 1525.00-2275.00 per pair.

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, Boonville, MO
         Brian K. Fleischmann, 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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