Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Cattle Auction Report for 3/15/16                 
 
Receipts: 413   Week Ago: 1448    Year Ago: 727 

   Too few feeder steers and heifers to establish a price trend. 
Demand moderate to good. Supply light, near 23 percent feeder 
steers and bulls, 13 percent heifers and 49 percent of the 
feeders were over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls were 64 percent of 
the offering. Slaughter cows steady to firm.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 Few 575-600 lbs 185.50; Pkg 645
lbs 174.00; 700-725 lbs 155.50-164.00; Pkg 792 lbs 150.25; Pkg 844 lbs
148.25. Medium and Large 1-2 Pkg 635 lbs 155.50; Pkg 695 lbs 165.00. 

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 Pkg 348 lbs 195.00; Pkg 460 lbs 
175.50; Pkg 518 lbs 163.00; Few 600-650 lbs 155.50-166.00. Medium and 
Large 1-2 Pkg 330 lbs 181.00; 358 lbs 171.00; Few 400-450 lbs 170.00-
176.50; Few 675-700 lbs 135.50-145.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2 Pkg 378 lbs 211.00; Few 400-450 lbs 
197.00-206.00; Pkg 485 lbs 190.00; Pkg 600 lbs 160.50.

   Slaughter Cows: 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80    Few  69.00-71.50     -------------     ----------- 
Boning       80-85         72.00-79.50  Few 80.00-82.50   Few 69.00-70.00        
Lean         85-90         64.00-70.00  Few 71.00-73.00       47.00-60.00


   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 Few 1300-2065 lbs 97.00-104.00; High 
dressing Ind. 105.00, Few Low dressing 92.00.00-95.00.

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2  2-6 yrs 925-1350 lbs 3rd period preg. 
1400.00-1510.00; 7 yrs to broken mouth 1075-1300 lbs 2nd and 3rd period
preg. 900.00-1380.00; Couple Pkgs 3-5 yrs 950-1125 lbs 1st period preg.
1210.00-1390.00 per head.   
 
Cow and Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2 Few 2-6 yrs 975-1200 lbs with 
baby to 250 lb calves 1775.00-1925.00; Pkg 2 yrs 925 lbs with baby 
calves 2550.00 per pair.


Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, Boonville, MO
         Steve Gill, 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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