Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company: Cattle Auction Report for 03/31/2015

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Receipts:  409    Week Ago:  1052    Year Ago:  570
 
    Compared to last week, steer calves 5.00 to 13.00 higher, heifer calves 
mostly steady and no good test on yearling steers and heifers. Demand good.
Supply light. Feeder offerings around 55 percent steers and bulls and 45
percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs around 30 percent. Cows around 25
percent. Slaughter cows steady to 1.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium And Large 1  400-500 lbs 284.00-323.00; 500-600 lbs
250.00-286.00; pkg 673 lbs 236.00; 700-800 lbs 204.00-237.00; pkg 845 lbs
190.50. Medium And Large 1-2  pkg 541 lbs 251.00; 600-700 lbs 210.00-221.00;
Pkg 741 lbs 216.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 305.00-321.00; 400-450 lbs 
275.00-313.00; 550-600 lbs 220.50-221.50; 600-700 lbs 210.50-218.50; 700-725
Lbs 193.00-202.50. Medium And Large 1-2  pkg 338 lbs 299.00; 400-500 lbs 247.00-
278.00; 500-600 lbs 224.00-231.00; pkg 675 lbs 195.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium And Large 1  300-350 lbs 319.00-329.00; 400-500 lbs
266.00-292.00; pkg 550 lbs 250.50. Medium And Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 269.00-
282.00; 700-800 lbs 186.00-200.25.

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Av. Dressing      High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      99.00-104.00      -------------    ------------
Boning       80-85      102.00-110.00     112.00-118.00    94.00-101.00
                                   Couple 123.00-126.00
Lean         85-90      103.00-112.00     113.00-119.00    82.00-89.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
930-2060 lbs            131.00-135.00     139.00-140.00    119.00-130.00

   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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