Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Cattle Auction Report for 6/21/16
 
Receipts:  323    Week Ago:  297    Year Ago:  296

   Compared to last week, a light run of feeder steers and heifers sold with a 
lower undertone. Slaughter cows 2.00 higher. Overnight and early morning rains sure 
brightened the ringside conversation this week. Supply light to moderate and demand 
moderate. Cows and bulls accounted for 51 percent of the total offering. The feeder 
supply consisted of 42 percent steers and bulls and 58 percent heifers; 15 percent 
of all the feeder cattle weighed over 600 lbs. 

***Scheduling Note: Missouri Valley Commission Company will be closed the next two 
weeks and will reopen on Monday, July 11th to receive cattle for the next auction 
date of Tuesday, July 12th.***

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 478 lbs 171.00; pkg 538 lbs 165.50.  
Medium and Large 1-2  500-600 lbs 145.50-155.50.  

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 464 lbs 149.50; pkg 519 lbs 144.50.  
Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 381 lbs 154.00; 400-500 lbs 148.00-155.00; pkg 517 
lbs 133.00; 600-700 lbs 125.50-128.50.  

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 682 lbs 126.00. 

   Slaughter Cows: 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80         77.00-83.00   few 85.00-87.50      -----------       
Boning       80-85         75.00-83.00       83.00-89.00      71.00-74.00
Lean         85-90         71.00-75.00       -----------      62.00-70.00 

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1025-1950 lbs 103.50-108.50; few high 
dressing 112.00-114.50; low dressing ind. 95.00. 

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  4-5 yrs 1200-1400 lbs 2nd and 3rd stage 1425.00-
1625.00 per head.  Large 1-2  pkg 6 yrs 1559 lbs 3rd stage 1650.00 per head; few 
pkgs 7 yrs to short-solid mouth 1375-1575 lbs 1310.00-1350.00 per head. 

  Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  few pkgs 2-3 yrs with 100-200 lb calves 
2300.00-2525.00 per pair.  Large 1-2  few pkgs 4-6 yrs 1300-1350 lbs with 80-125 lb 
calves 1825.00-2025.00 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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