Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Cattle Auction Report for 9/01/15                 
 
Receipts:  252    Week Ago:  212    Year Ago:  170  

   Not enough feeder cattle on offer to test the market. Very light run this 
week ahead of next week’s Feeder Special with a good run of yearlings expected. 
Slaughter cows steady to 2.00 lower. Supply light and demand moderate. Cows and 
bulls accounted for 50 percent of the total offering. The feeder supply 
consisted of 52 percent steers and bulls and 48 percent heifers; 49 percent of 
all the feeder cattle weighed over 600 lbs. 

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 458 lbs 271.00.  Medium and Large 2  
pkg 772 lbs 185.00. 

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 368 lbs 261.00; few 500-600 lbs 
220.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 482 lbs 223.50; 500-600 lbs 205.00-211.50; 
600-700 lbs 192.00-194.00; 700-800 lbs 179.50-188.25.  Medium and Large 2  pkg 
670 lbs 169.50.  

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 220.00-270.00; 500-600 lbs 
209.00-253.00; 600-700 lbs 165.00-207.00; 700-800 llbs 184.50-192.00. 

   Slaughter Cows: 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80       103.50-109.00       ind. 116.00     ------------ 
Boning       80-85       102.50-108.00     114.00-117.50      97.00-99.00 
Lean         85-90        97.50-103.00     -------------      84.00-94.00 

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 1250-2100 lbs 127.00-135.00; few high 
dressing 137.50-140.00; low dressing 119.00-124.00.

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service 
         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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