Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Cattle Auction Report for 12/12/16
 
Receipts:  537    Week Ago:  963    Year Ago:  360   

   Compared to last week, Feeder steers under 600 lbs steady, Over 600 
lbs steady to 5.00 higher. Feeder heifers under 600 lbs unevenly steady,
Over 600 lbs steady to 5.00 higher. Demand moderate to good. Supply light
to moderate, the feeder offering consisted of 36 percent steers and 
bulls, 37 percent heifers and 40 percent of the feeders were over 600
lbs. Cows and bulls consisted of 27 percent of the total offering. 
Slaughter Cows steady to 1.00 higher.
	
   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 Pkg 399 lbs 162.00; 400-475 lbs
154.00-156.00; Lot 531 lbs 143.25, Pkg thin fleshed 515 lbs 152.00;
600-675 lbs 127.50-132.00; 700-800 lbs 127.00-129.50; Pkg 812 lbs
124.00. Medium and Large 1-2 425-475 lbs 130.50-145.50; Pkg 602 lbs
120.00.
    
   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs 130.50-139.50;
450-500 lbs 129.00-132.50; 500-550 lbs 125.50-132.50; 550-600 lbs 
118.50-124.50; 600-675 lbs 118.00-124.00; 700-750 lbs 116.50-121.25,
Pkg fleshy 720 lbs 106.50. Medium and Large 1-2 425-500 lbs 118.50-
124.50; Pkg 550 lbs 115.00; Pkg 640 lbs 116.50; Few 650-675 lbs
115.50. Large 1 Pkg 735 lbs 112.50.
        
   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2 Pkg 327 lbs 162.00; Pkg 456
lbs 151.00; Few 500-525 lbs 130.00-145.00; Pkg 572 lbs 122.00; Few
600-650 lbs 119.50-123.50.      

   Slaughter Cows: 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80     Few 46.00-51.50   Few 53.50-54.00     ------------
Boning       80-85         46.00-51.50   Few 53.00-59.00     ------------ 
Lean         85-90         43.50-48.00     -------------      36.00-43.00  
                                                        Thin  23.00-35.00

 Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2   1135-2230 lbs 70.00-78.00, Few low 
dressing 45.00-69.00.

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Few 11/2-5 yrs 900-1400 lbs 1st to 3rd 
stage 900.00-1200.00, Ind 2 yrs 1005 lbs 2nd stage 1300.00; Medium 1-2 
Few 2-5 yrs 865-1115 lbs 2nd to 3rd stage 775.00-885.00 per head. 
 
Cow and Calf Pairs: Scarce  

Stock Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Open or unchecked 11/2-5 yrs 900-1225 
lbs 70.00-94.50; Medium and Large 2 3-6 yrs 875-1590 lbs 45.00-66.50 per 
cwt.

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