Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Cattle Auction Report for 3/22/16                 
 
Receipts:  568   Week Ago: 413    Year Ago: 1052 

   Compared to two weeks ago, feeder steers under 700 lbs 3.00 to 10.00
lower, Over 700 lbs steady. Feeder heifers 3.00 to 10.00 lower. Demand moderate 
to good. Supply light to moderate, near 37 percent steers and bulls, 35 percent 
heifers and 42 percent of the feeders were over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls 28 
percent. Slaughter Cows steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 Few 350-400 lbs 215.00-224.00;
400-500 lbs 200.00-219.00; 600-700 lbs 165.00-171.00; Few 725-750 lbs 
153.50-161.00; Pkg 819 lbs 142.00. Medium and Large 1-2 Few 450-500 lbs 
186.00-187.00; Pkg 502 lbs 176.00; 550-600 lbs 161.00-177.00; 650-700
lbs 161.00-166.00. 

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 Pkg 357 lbs 186.50; Few 450-500 lbs 
174.00-181.00; Pkg 542 lbs 167.00; 550-600 152.00-160.00; Pkg 601
lbs 155.00; Pkg 662 lbs 150.00; Pkg 724 lbs 155.00. Medium and Large 1-2
Few 375-400 lbs 171.00-184.00; 400-500 lbs 169.50-177.00; Few 500-550
lbs 150.50-152.00; 550-600 145.00-146.50; 625-650 lbs 140.50-145.50;
Few 650-700 lbs 135.00-145.50.  

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2 Pkg 587 lbs 158.00; Pkg 665 lbs
156.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 	
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80    Few  65.50-68.00     -------------     ----------- 
Boning       80-85         72.00-79.00  Few 80.00-84.00   Few 65.00-71.50        
Lean         85-90         63.00-70.50  Few 71.00-77.50       48.00-60.00
                                                                             

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 Few 1575-1850 lbs 97.00-105.00; High dressing 
108.00-109.00, Low dressing Ind. 84.00.

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 11/2 yrs to broken mouth 1000-1350 lbs 2nd and 3rd 
period preg. 1100.00-1400.00 per head.   
 
Cow and Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2 Few 5 yrs to broken mouth 975-1225 lbs 
with baby to 200 lb calves 1400.00-1700.00 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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