Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company: Cattle Auction Report for 4/21/15

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Receipts: 446   Week Ago:  1174    Year Ago:  659

   Compared to the last to few feeder steers and heifers for a good
price comparison. Supply light. Demand moderate to good. Cows and bulls were
41 percent of the receipts. The feeder supply consisted of 29 percent steers
and bulls, 30 percent heifers and 26 percent of the feeders were over 600 lbs.
Slaughter Cows steady to 2.00 higher. 

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  few 400-450 lbs 278.00-288.00; pkg
558 lbs 259.00. Medium and Large 1-2  few 450-475 lbs 272.00-277.00; few
738 lbs 207.00-219.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  400-450 lbs 251.00-261.00; 500-600 lbs 
211.00-236.50; few 600-650 lbs 211.00-215.00, pkg fleshy 616 lbs 180.50;
pkg 724 lbs 205.00. Medium and Large 1-2  425-500 lbs 235.50-260.00; 550-600
lbs 210.50-215.50.   

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-450 lbs 271.00-287.00; 500-600
lbs 221.00-247.00; 600-625 lbs 202.00-223.00. 

   Slaughter Cows: 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80   Few 105.00-111.00     -------------     ------------ 
Boning       80-85       108.00-117.00     118.00-128.00     
Lean         85-90        96.00-105.00     -------------     77.00-85.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1450-2400 lbs 135.00-144.00; few high
dressing 153.00-156.00.

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1 4 yrs to short and solid 1000-1450 lbs 2nd and
3rd stage preg. 1700.00-2250.00 per head.

Cow and Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1 2 yrs to short and solid 1050-1350 lbs 
with baby to 200 lb calves 2325.00-3100.00 per pair.
 

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, Boonville, MO
         Steve Gill, 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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