Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Cattle Auction Report for 01/12/16                 
 
Receipts:  1408    Week Ago:  384    Year Ago:  1240  

   Very few comparisons available to last week’s light run but similar sales of 
steers and heifers traded fully steady. Slaughter cows steady to 2.00 lower. 
Several large strings of good cattle in town this week, most of them long time 
weaned and with all the work done. Supply heavy, with this being the largest sale 
held at Missouri Valley Commission Company since opening in October 2012. Demand 
moderate. Cows and bulls accounted for 09 percent of the total offering. The feeder 
supply consisted of 56 percent steers and 44 percent heifers; 58 percent of all the 
feeder cattle weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 200.00-203.00; 500-600 lbs 
174.00-201.00; 600-700 lbs 163.00-170.00; 700-800 lbs 160.00-163.10; lot 812 
lbs 148.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 394 lbs 200.00; 400-500 lbs 185.00; 500-
600 lbs 160.00-176.00; 600-700 lbs 154.5-161.00; 700-800 lbs 145.50-154.50.  
Large 1-2  load 553 lbs 175.50; 600-700 lbs 155.00-162.50.  

    Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 163.00-188.50; 500-600 lbs 
155.00-168.00, pkg 533 lbs fleshy 150.00; 600-700 lbs 150.00-163.00.  Medium 
and Large 1-2  pkg 380 lbs 177.50; 400-500 lbs 159.50-160.50; 500-600 lbs 
140.00-154.00; 600-700 lbs 142.50-150.00, pkg 639 lbs fleshy 140.50.  Large 1-2  
lot 446 lbs 165.50; part load 554 lbs 157.50; part load 515 lbs 152.25.    

   Slaughter Cows: 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80         63.00-69.00       72.50-75.00  few 55.00-61.00
Boning       80-85         63.00-70.00       71.00-74.00      55.00-60.00
Lean         85-90         62.00-68.00        ind. 70.00      55.00-59.00 

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1375-1900 lbs 95.50-99.00; low dressing 
75.00-85.00.

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