Boonville- Missouri Valley Commission Company

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 02/16/2016
 
Receipts:  486    Last Week:  723    Year Ago:  0
 
   Compared to last week, feeders under 600 lbs sold mostly steady to 
3.00 higher, over 600 lbs sold with a lower undertone. Supply light 
to moderate. Demand moderate to good. Several bred cows in the 
offering of all ages and stages. House full of buyers for the 
special cow sale on Tuesday, even though it was rainy and cold. There
were several strings of good quality bred cows. Buyers were looking 
for light weight calves in preparation of the spring grass that 
will be popping up in the next couple of months. Live Cattle and 
Feeder Cattle futures were showing strong gains, hopefully they 
will not drop back off in the next couple of days. Feeder offering 
consisted of 52.7 percent heifers, 47.3 percent steers and bulls, and
48 percent of the total feeder offering was over 600 lbs. Cows 49 
percent of the total offering. Slaughter cows steady to 2.00 lower.

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    405-425     421    200.00-206.00     204.85

   15    505-549     523    180.50-194.50     190.03
   10    578-596     590    165.50-172.00     167.71

    9    659-674     666    152.00-153.00     152.55

   20    718-745     739    147.50-152.00     150.55

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      458       458       185.00         185.00
    8    510-522     517    170.00-175.00     170.87
    3      567       567       161.00         161.00
    3      642       642       149.00         149.00

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   10    430-441     438    180.00-184.00     182.82
    6      467       467       172.00         172.00

   13    525-535     531    150.00-164.50     160.98
   13    577-587     581    157.50-160.50     159.33
    4      584       584       146.00         146.00   Fleshy

   17    633-634     634    147.00-150.00     149.47
   22    652-690     668    144.00-146.50     145.49

    3      728       728       130.50         130.50

    3      852       852       135.00         135.00

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    355-380     363    177.00-179.00     178.30
    4    610-615     614    140.50-141.00     140.62
    3      742       742       139.50         139.50

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7    620-638     628    145.50-150.50     148.32
    3      705       705       144.00         144.00

                 Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      595       595       112.00         112.00

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, Boonville, MO
         Caroline Carter, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS754.txt
 
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