Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Cattle Auction Report for 5/03/16                 
 
Receipts:  317    Week Ago:  733    Year Ago:  439  

   Not enough feeders in any one weight for price comparison, 
undertone steady to weak. Supply light, demand moderate. The feeder 
offering consisted of 62 percent steers and bulls, 38 percent 
heifers, and 32 percent of the feeder offering was over 600 lbs. Cows
and bulls 41 percent of the total offering. Slaughter cows 1.00 to 
2.00 lower.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  few 475-500 lbs 155.00-161.00;
500-600 lbs 140.00-155.00; pkg 644 lbs 145.00; few 650-700 lbs 135.00-
145.00; pkg 728 lbs 146.00; few 800-830 lbs 126.50-134.50. Medium and
Large 1-2  pkg 375 lbs 160.00; pkg 544 lbs thin 154.00; pkg 600 lbs 
146.50. 

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  few 450-500 lbs 141.50-144.00; 
few 500-600 lbs 135.00-145.50; pkg 617 lbs 143.50; pkg 745 lbs 130.00.
Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 412 lbs thin 155.00; pkg 459 lbs thin 150.00;
pkg 505 lbs 135.00; pkg 558 lbs thin 141.00. Medium and Large 2  pkg 
370 lbs 146.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 570 lbs 125.50; few 650-
700 lbs 121.00-125.50.

   Slaughter Cows: 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80        72.00-80.00       82.00-85.00      64.00-72.50 
Boning       80-85        70.00-76.00       81.00-86.00      61.00-69.00 
Lean         85-90        67.00-73.00       -----------      54.00-64.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1175-2095 lbs 97.00-104.00; few 
high dressing 108.00-110.00, few low dressing 90.00-91.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  3 yrs to short solid mouth 1190-
1340 lbs 1150.00-1660.00 per head.

   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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