Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Cattle Auction Report for 5/24/16                 
 
Receipts: 460  Week Ago: 558  Year Ago: 341 

   Compared to last week, no good price comparison on feeder cattle,
However the undertone was weak to lower. Demand moderate. Supply light, 
the feeder offering consisted of 42 percent steers and bulls, 40 percent 
heifers and 62 percent of the feeders were over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls 
consisted of 18 percent of the total offering. Slaughter cows steady to firm.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 Pkg 308 lbs 211.00; Pkg 383 lbs 
199.50; Few 400-450 lbs 180.00-190.50; 475-500 lbs 179.50-182.50; Few
500-525 lbs 160.50-166.00, Pkg thin fleshed 516 lbs 182.50; 550-600 lbs
160.50-169.00; 600-625 lbs 160.00-164.50; 675-700 lbs 144.00-150.00;
700-725 lbs 142.50-144.25; Pkg 816 lbs 130.25; Pkg 955 lbs 123.50. Medium
and Large 1-2 Pkg 502 lbs 160.50; Few 550-575 lbs 150.50-155.50; Few
625-650 lbs 135.50-154.50.

   Holsteins Steers: Large 3 Pkg 323 lbs 117.00; Pkg 392 lbs 109.00. 

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 Pkg 388 lbs 160.50; Pkg 467 lbs 
154.50; 525-550 lbs 140.00-147.50; Pkg 563 lbs 140.50; 600-700 lbs 135.00
-142.50; 700-750 lbs 135.00-137.00; Pkg 948 lbs 117.00. Medium and Large 
1-2 Pkg 415 lbs 155.00; 475-500 lbs 140.50-141.00; Pkg 542 lbs 139.00;
600-650 lbs 125.00-130.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2 Pkg 480 lbs 145.50; Pkg 528 lbs
154.00.  

   Slaughter Cows: 	
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80         72.00-78.00     -------------     ----------- 
Boning       80-85         73.00-79.00      81.00-85.00      65.00-72.00        
Lean         85-90         Ind 74.50         Ind 79.50       54.00-67.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 Few 1400-1855 lbs 100.00-107.00, 
Low dressing 84.00-92.00.

Bred Cows: Medium and large 1-2 Few 1025-1360 lbs 2nd to 3rd stage preg. 
1000.00-1400.00 per head.   
 
Cow and Calf Pairs: Scarce

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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