Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company: Cattle Auction Report for 03/24/2015

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Receipts:  1052    Week Ago:  727    Year Ago:  594
 
   On comparable sales to last week, steers over 600 lbs 15.00 to 23.00 
higher, heifers steady to 2.00 higher. Today’s auction featured good 
quality, long time weaned yearlings with health programs. Feeder offerings 
around 65 percent steers and bulls and 35 percent heifers. Offerings over 
600 lbs around 81 percent. Demand very good. Supply moderate. Cows around 
11 percent. Slaughter cows mostly steady.

   Feeder Steers:  350-375 lbs 311.00-340.00; 400-500 lbs 287.00-310.00; 550-
600 lbs 261.00-267.00; 600-700 lbs 247.00-263.00; 700-800 lbs 224.00-244.00;
800-900 lbs 188.25-210.00; pkg 902 lbs 180.00; pkg 1059 lbs 174.00. Medium and
Large 1-2  pkg 462 lbs 301.00; 500-600 lbs 251.00-276.00; 600-700 lbs 222.00-
238.25; 700-800 lbs 215.00-233.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 295.00-324.00; 450-500 lbs 
261.00-292.00; 550-600 lbs 230.00-239.00; 600-700 lbs 224.50-236.50; 700-800 lbs
206.00-221.00. Medium and Large 1-2  450-500 lbs 240.00-246.00; 500-600 lbs
222.50-230.00; 600-700 lbs 219.00-220.00; 700-750 lbs 207.00-213.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 852 lbs 173.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Av. Dressing      High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      100.00-103.00     -------------    96.00-99.00
Boning       80-85      101.00-109.00     110.00-120.00    94.00-99.00
Lean         85-90      98.00-105.00      104.00-107.00    89.00-96.00
                                                    Shelly 75.00-82.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
1095-1825 lbs           134.00-139.00     ------------     120.00-130.00

   Replacement Cows:  Medium And Large 1  scarce

   Cow-Calf pairs: Medium And Large 1  scarce

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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