Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company: Cattle Auction Report for 4/28/15

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Receipts:  356    Week Ago:  446    Year Ago:  445

   Compared to last week feeder steers and heifers steady in a light test.
Supply light. Demand moderate to good. Cows and bulls were 39 percent of
the receipts. The feeder supply consisted of 29 percent steers and bulls,
32 percent heifers and 27 percent of the feeders were over 600 lbs.
Slaughter Cows steady. 

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  few 300-350 lbs 318.00-328.00;
Medium and Large 1-2  few 650-675 lbs 218.00-239.00; few 700-725 lbs 210.00
-212.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 252.00-275.00; 400-475 lbs
231.00-242.00; 500-600 lbs 214.00-231.00; few 600-650 lbs 211.00-220.00. Medium
and Large 1-2  425-500 lbs 214.00-230.00; few 650-700 lbs 180.50-199.50.   

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 244.00-279.00; 500-600 lbs
216.00-266.00; Pkg 619 lbs 217.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80   Few 105.00-110.00     -------------     ------------ 
Boning       80-85       108.00-116.00 Few 119.00-127.00 Few 104.00-107.00   
Lean         85-90        95.00-105.00     ------------- Few  89.00-91.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 Few 1525-1875 lbs 141.00-145.00; Ind high
dressing 149.00, Ind low dressing 131.00.

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1 Few 2 yrs to broken mouth 1000-1450 lbs 2nd and
3rd stage preg. 14000.00-1725.00 per head.

Cow and Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1 2 yrs to short and solid 1050-1350 lbs 
with baby to 300 lb calves 2325.00-3025.00; Few 5 yrs to broken mouth 1150 -
1350 lbs with baby to 150 lb calves 1400.00-1850.00 per head. 
 
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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