Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Cattle Auction Report for 1/31/17
 
Receipts:  1413    Week Ago:  397    Year Ago:  299   

   Tuesday's auction was a Special Feeder cattle sale with the last special 
January 10th, comparable sales of steers weighing 600-850 lbs and 6 weight 
heifers all traded with a mostly steady to slightly weaker undertone, with steer 
calves under 600 lbs and 4 weight heifers selling fully steady to firm, 700-800 
lb heifers sold with a lower undertone.  Slaughter cows sold fully steady to 
firm.  Demand was good with a moderate supply, there was several large 
consignments of good quality yearling feeder cattle weighing over 600 lbs that 
sold with good demand.  Despite Monday's sharp losses on the CME and outside 
markets remaining bearish, buyers remained assertive to buy feeders.  Slaughter 
cows accounted for near 8 percent of the total receipts.  Feeder supply 
consisted of 61 percent steers, 39 percent heifers and 78 percent weighing over 
600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 450-500 lbs 164.00-172.00; 500-550 lbs 
150.75-161.50, 550-600 lbs 140.50-146.50; 600-700 lbs 131.25-140.25; 700-800 lbs 
128.50-134.25; 800-850 lbs 122.00-128.35, 885-900 lbs fleshy 115.00-116.25.  
Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 388 lbs 183.00; 400-500 lbs few 154.00-166.00; 500-600 
lbs 134.00-140.50; 600-700 lbs 125.135.75; 700-800 lbs 123.75-129.00, fleshy pkg 
710 lbs 118.00.   
    
   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 450-500 lbs 133.50-141.50; 500-550 lbs 
128.75-135.00, 550-600 lbs 124.25-130.00; 600-700 lbs 123.00-125.75; 700-750 lbs 
118.50-121.50; pkg fleshy 838 lbs 111.50.  Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 
120.00-131.50; 500-600 lbs 119.50-122.50; 600-700 lbs 114.50-120.00; pkg 740 lbs 
114.00.

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 lot 720 lbs 117.50.  

   Slaughter Cows: 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80         54.00-58.50      ------------     45.00-53.00
Boning       80-85         55.00-60.00     60.00-66.00       47.00-54.00 
Lean         85-90         52.00-56.00     -------------     43.00-51.00  
                                                   

 Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
 1365-2100 lbs             79.00-87.50     89.00-93.00      ------------                   

 Slaughter Steers and Heifers:  Select and Choice 2-3  lot (11 Head) 1217 lbs 
110.25
 
Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, Boonville, MO
         Greg Harrison, 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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