Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Cattle Auction Report for 3/29/16                 
 
Receipts:  461    Week Ago:  568    Year Ago:  409  

   Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers sold unevenly steady
on a light test. Demand moderate to good. Supply light to moderate. 
The feeder offering consisted of near 60 percent steers and bulls, 
near 40 percent heifers, and 26 percent of the total feeder 
offering was over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls around 26 percent of the 
total offering. Slaughter cows steady to 1.00 higher.


   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  375-400 lbs 201.00-209.00; 400-
450 lbs 198.00-209.00, fleshy pkg 177.00; 450-500 lbs 190.50-204.00, 
fleshy 180.50; few 500-550 lbs 189.00-194.00, fleshy pkg 155.00; few
550-600 lbs 181.50-190.50, fleshy pkg 170.00; 700-775 lbs 142.00-153.50;
pkg 900 lbs 136.25.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 463 lbs 178.00; pkg 
585 pkg 173.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  few 375-400 lbs 180.00-185.00;
400-475 lbs 170.00-178.00; 500-600 lbs 150.00-162.00, few fleshy 135.00-
140.50; 600-700 lbs 135.50-155.00, few fleshy 130.50-135.25; pkg 
788 lbs 136.50. Medium and Large 1-2  few 350-400 lbs 168.00-178.00; 
few 400-450 lbs 166.00-170.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 578 lbs 182.00; few 600-
650 lbs 161.00-168.00; pkg 717 lbs 135.50.

   Slaughter Cows: 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80        72.00-81.50       81.00-85.00       -----------
Boning       80-85        70.00-79.00       80.00-86.00   few 68.00-70.00 
Lean         85-90        63.00-69.00   few 73.00-74.00   few 56.00-59.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1490-2060 lbs 100.00-106.00; high dressing 
104.00-106.00. 

   Bred Cows:  Scarce

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Scarce

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_LS132.txt
 
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