Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Cattle Auction Report for 8/25/15                 
 
Receipts:  212    Week Ago:  219    Year Ago:  N/A

   Not enough feeder cattle on offer to test the market. Slaughter cows steady 
to 2.00 lower. Supply light and demand light to moderate. Cows and bulls 
accounted for 35 percent of the total offering. The feeder supply consisted of 
42 percent steers and 58 percent heifers; 42 percent of all the feeder cattle 
weighed over 600 lbs.  

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 305 lbs 281.00; pkg 420 lbs 271.00; 
pkg 565 lbs 240.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 572 lbs 230.00; pkg 614 lbs 
227.00; pkg 733 lbs 208.00. 

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  few 300-400 lbs 249.50-267.00.  Medium 
and Large 1-2  pkg 392 lbs 244.00; 400-500 lbs 205.50-215.00; pkg 538 lbs 
213.50; few 600-700 lbs 197.00-206.50; pkg 730 lbs 187.50.  Medium and Large 2  
pkg 382 lbs 200.00; pkg 432 lbs 201.00; pkg 512 lbs 172.00.  

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 440 lbs 241.00; few 600-700 lbs 
195.50-221.00; pkg 835 lbs 164.50.  

   Slaughter Cows: 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80       103.00-110.00     117.00-123.00     ------------ 
Boning       80-85       106.00-110.50     117.00-127.00     ------------ 
Lean         85-90        99.00-104.00     -------------      88.00-99.50 

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1175-2200 lbs few 128.00-136.00; high 
dressing ind. 144.00; low dressing 118.00-123.00. 

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, Boonville, MO
         Tracey Thompson, 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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