Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 05/17/2016
 
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
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      310       310       210.00         210.00

    5      421       421       196.00         196.00

    7      726       726       144.00         144.00

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5      337       337       221.00         221.00   Thin
    9      357       357       212.00         212.00   Thin

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5      356       356       180.00         180.00

    6    410-433     422    162.50-175.50     168.82

    4      746       746       143.50         143.50

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5      470       470       151.00         151.00
   11      598       598       152.50         152.50
    8    673-677     674    135.50-143.00     140.18

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9      416       416       181.50         181.50

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_LS754.txt
 
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