Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Cattle Auction Report for 9/08/15                 
 
Receipts:  377    Week Ago:  252    Year Ago:  551  

   No recent price comparison available after the light runs the past couple of 
weeks. Several strings of yearling heifers were on offer and met with good 
demand. Slaughter cows steady to 2.00 lower. Supply moderate and demand moderate 
to good. Cows and bulls accounted for 18 percent of the total offering. The 
feeder supply consisted of 26 percent steers and bulls and 74 percent heifers; 
69 percent of all the feeder cattle weighed over 600 lbs. 

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 471 lbs 251.00; pkg 550 lbs 232.00; 
few 600-700 lbs 215.00-221.50; few 700-800 lbs 215.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  
pkg 500 lbs 221.00; 600-700 lbs 206.00-215.00.  Medium and Large 2  pkg 820 lbs 
182.50.  Large 1-2  pkg 792 lbs 190.25.  

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 438 lbs 228.00; few 500-600 lbs 
210.00-216.00; 600-700 lbs 200.00-207.50; 700-800 lbs 197.00-200.00; pkg 825 lbs 
179.25.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 368 lbs 240.00; 400-500 lbs 208.00-229.00; 
500-600 lbs 190.00-201.00; 600-700 lbs 191.50-196.50; 700-800 lbs 181.00-189.50; 
pkg 924 lbs 165.00.  

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 385 lbs 232.00; 400-500 lbs 228.00-
230.50; 500-600 lbs 180.50-209.00; pkg 637 lbs 180.00. 

   Slaughter Cows: 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80       102.00-109.00     116.00-118.00     ------------ 
Boning       80-85       103.00-108.00     112.00-117.00       ind. 95.00 
Lean         85-90          few 103.00     -------------      83.00-87.50 

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1250-1900 lbs 131.00-139.00; high dressing 
ind. 141.00; low dressing 123.00-126.00. 

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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