Boonville - Missouri Commission Company

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 01/31/2017
 
Receipts:  1413    Last Week:  397    Last Year:  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.  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
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   17    450-482     468    164.00-172.00     164.85

   20    512-544     526    150.75-161.50     155.45
   37    555-588     580    140.50-146.50     143.25

   62    603-644     632    135.00-140.25     139.11
   22    619-623     622    130.50-131.50     130.86   Fleshy
   55    657-698     679    131.25-134.50     132.58

  183    701-732     715    132.60-134.25     133.40
   75    751-794     766    128.50-131.25     129.99

   72    800-842     815    122.00-128.25     126.98
   12    884-885     885    115.00-116.35     115.90   Fleshy

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      388       388       183.00         183.00 
    2      428       428       166.00         166.00
    4    462-495     471    154.00-159.00     156.45
   20    555-578     564    134.00-140.50     138.60
   10      608       608       135.75         135.75
   13    665-679     670    125.00-128.50     127.14
   11    704-730     707    124.00-129.00     124.93
    6      712       712       118.00         118.00   Fleshy
    7    756-785     768    123.75-125.25     124.59

                      Feeder Steers Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6      853       853       117.25         117.25

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6      448       448       137.00         137.00
   25    469-494     486    133.50-141.50     137.03

   19    506-538     521    128.75-135.00     131.94
   49    561-590     582    124.25-130.00     126.23

   49    603-647     626    122.00-125.75     124.03
   86    657-695     674    123.00-125.25     124.91

   40    741-748     745    121.10-121.50     121.26
   22      750       750       118.50         118.50

    9      838       838       111.50         111.50   Fleshy

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      442       442       131.50         131.50
    9    450-498     484    120.00-130.50     124.74
   11    517-535     521    120.50-125.50     121.24
   10    557-574     568    120.00-122.50     120.96
   28    641-645     642    114.50-120.00     119.07
   29    650-660     655    116.50-120.00     118.18
    3      732       732       114.00         114.00

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4      720       720       117.50         117.50

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_LS754.txt
 
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