Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Cattle Auction Report for 5/17/16
 
Receipts:  558    Week Ago:  390    Year Ago:  446

   Not enough feeder cattle on offer to test the market. Monthly cow special with 
the bulk of the supply cow/calf pairs and some fall calving cows available too. No 
big strings of young cows or pairs on offer, mostly older cows with young calves by 
side. A big crowd was on hand on a rainy day. Cows and bulls accounted for 59 
percent of the offering. The feeder supply consisted of 49 percent steers and bulls 
and 51 percent heifers; 25 percent of all the cattle weighed over 600 lbs. 

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 310 lbs 210.00; pkg 421 lbs 196.00; 
pkg 726 lbs 144.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  few pkgs thin 300-400 lbs 212.00-
221.00.  

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 356 lbs 180.00; 400-500 lbs 162.50-
175.50; pkg 746 lbs 143.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 470 lbs 151.00; lot 598 
lbs 152.50; 600-700 lbs 135.50-143.00.  

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 416 lbs 181.50.  

   Slaughter Cows: 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80         72.50-77.00       79.50-80.00       ind. 71.00  
Boning       80-85         73.00-79.00   few 80.00-88.00      70.00-73.50
Lean         85-90         68.00-74.00     -------------      60.00-65.00 

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1450-2050 lbs 96.00-103.00, few high dressing 
106.00; low dressing 84.00-92.00.  

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  few 4-6 yrs 1025-1350 lbs 2nd and 3rd stage 
1250.00-1410.00 per head.  Medium and Large 2  few pkgs 5-6 yrs 1075-1225 lbs 
1160.00-1180.00 per head; few 7 yrs to short-solid mouth 1050-1200 lbs 3rd stage 
920.00-1070.00 per head.  

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 2 yrs 950 lbs with 125 lb calves 
1950.00 per pair.  7 yrs to broken mouth cows 1200-1400 lbs with 75 to 200 lb 
calves 1300.00-1575.00 per pair. 

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, Boonville, MO
         Tracey Switzer Thompson, 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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