Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company: Cattle Auction Report for 5/05/15

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Receipts:  439    Week Ago: 356    Year Ago:  353

   Compared to last week feeder steers and heifers steady to weak in a light 
test. Supply light. Demand moderate to good. Cows and bulls were 40 percent of
the receipts. The feeder supply consisted of 32 percent steers and bulls,
28 percent heifers and 40 percent of the feeders were over 600 lbs.
Slaughter Cows steady to firm. 

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 few 425-475 lbs 273.00-290.00; 500-
600 lbs 250.00-266.00; 600-700 lbs 215.50-238.50; few 700-750 lbs 215.50-228.00.
Medium and Large 1-2 few 400-450 lbs 261.00-277.00; few 550-600 lbs 207.00-
233.50; few 650-700 lbs 205.00-231.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  few 475-500 lbs 240.00-240.50; 500-
600 lbs 214.00-236.00; few 600-650 lbs 200.00-215.50; few 800-850 lbs 170.50-
180.00; Pkg 920 lbs 160.00. Medium and Large 1-2 few 500-600 lbs 203.50-216.00.   

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  few 375-400 lbs 241.00-271.00; few
450-475 lbs 261.00-266.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80   Few 105.00-114.00     -------------     ------------ 
Boning       80-85       108.00-116.00 Few 119.00-123.00 Few 103.00-108.00   
Lean         85-90        99.00-107.00 Few 110.00-114.00 Few  84.00-97.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 few 935-2095 lbs 139.00-145.00; High
dressing 153.00-154.00, ind low dressing 117.00.

   Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1 few 5 yrs to broken mouth 1050-1450 lbs 2nd and
3rd stage preg. 1450.00-1900.00 per head.

   Cow and Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1 few 6 yrs to broken mouth 1200 -
1500 lbs with baby to 150 lb calves 1800.00-2475.00 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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