Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company: Cattle Auction Report for 05/12/2015

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Receipts:  867    Week Ago:  439    Year Ago:  344
 
   Not enough feeders on last week’s auction for true price comparison but 
Feeder steers and heifers sold on a higher undertone. Demand good. Supply
Moderate. Feeder offerings around 32 percent steers and bulls and 68 percent
Heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs around 68 percent. Cows around 9 percent.
Slaughter cows mostly steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 301.00-316.00; 400-450 lbs
295.00-314.00; 500-600 lbs 250.50-284.00; 600-700 lbs 231.75-251.00; 700-800
Lbs 222.00-237.25; pkg 842 lbs 205.50. Medium And Large 1-2  500-600 lbs
220.00-263.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 248.00-251.00; 500-600 lbs 
236.00-253.00; 600-700 lbs 215.00-228.00; 700-800 lbs 203.00-224.00. Medium
and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 221.00-241.00; 500-600 lbs 200.00-222.00; pkg 625
lbs 215.00; 700-800 lbs 209.00-210.00; pkg 875 lbs 176.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium And Large 1  pkg 510 lbs 241.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Av. Dressing      High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      101.00-108.00     -------------    92.00-100.00
Boning       80-85      107.00-117.00     118.00-122.00    102.00-106.00
Lean         85-90      100.00-104.00     -------------    86.00-97.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
1280-2010 lbs           135.00-142.00     147.00-150.00    120.00-126.00

   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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