Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Cattle Auction Report for 9/15/15                 
 
Receipts:  320    Week Ago:  377    Year Ago:  456    

   Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers sold steady to 2.00 lower. 
Slaughter cows steady to 2.00 lower. Several bred cows on offer, of all ages and 
stages, and some nice running age fall pairs as well. Supply and demand 
moderate. Cows and bulls accounted for 42 percent of the total offering. The 
feeder supply consisted of 52 percent steers and bulls and 48 percent heifers; 
36 percent of all the feeder cattle weighed over 600 lbs. 

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 252.00-255.00; pkg 509 lbs 
235.00; 600-700 lbs 217.00-222.00; pkg 700 lbs 210.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  
pkg 498 lbs 240.50; 500-600 lbs 220.00-235.00; pkg 805 lbs 185.00.  

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 462 lbs 226.00; 500-600 lbs 195.00-
205.00; pkg 631 lbs 198.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 365 lbs 230.00; 400-500 
lbs 201.00-217.00; pkg 520 lbs 193.50.  Medium 2  pkg 687 lbs 180.00.  

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 415 lbs 229.00; 500-600 lbs 181.00-
223.00; pkg 650 lbs 187.50.  

   Slaughter Cows: 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80       101.00-108.00        few 110.00     ------------ 
Boning       80-85       101.00-108.00     108.00-110.00       ind. 95.00 
Lean         85-90        94.00-103.00     -------------      89.00-93.00 

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1350-2150 lbs 126.00-128.00; low dressing 
118.00-121.00. 

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  few pkgs and singles 3-6 yrs 900-1100 lbs 
3rd stage 2100.00-2120.00 per head; few 7 yrs-short solid mouth 1200-1400 lbs 
3rd stage 1470.00-1510.00. 

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  several pkgs 4-6 yrs 1200-1450 lbs 
cows with baby to 125 lb calves 2350.00-2475.00 per pair. 

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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