Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Cattle Auction Report for 2/21/17
 
Receipts:  579    Week Ago:  606    Year Ago:  487   

   Compared to last week, Feeder steers and heifers steady. Demand 
moderate to good. Supply light to moderate, the feeder offering consisted 
of 38 percent steers and bulls 16 percent heifers and 58 percent of the 
feeders were over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls consisted of 16 percent of the 
total offering and 30 percent bred cows and cow/calf pairs in the special 
cow sale. Slaughter Cows 1.00 to 3.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 Pkg 390 lbs 163.50; 425-500 lbs 
156.00-162.00; Pkg 572 lbs 142.50; 600-675 lbs 134.50-137.50; 700-775 
lbs 123.00-126.50; 800-825 lbs 119.00-120.00. Medium and Large 1-2
Pkg 365 lbs 161.00; Few 550-600 lbs 135.00-138.00. 
    
   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 Pkg 553 lbs 128.00; Pkg 676 lbs 
117.00; Few 700-775 lbs 117.50-118.50; Pkg 802 lbs 117.00. Medium and 
Large 1-2 Pkg 308 lbs 125.00; Few 450-475 lbs 125.50-126.50; Pkg 568
lbs 116.50; Few 600-700 lbs 110.00-116.50; Pkg 703 lbs 114.25.  

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 Pkg 323-400  lbs 154.00-166.00;
500-525 lbs 140.00-144.75; 550-600 lbs 129.75-136.50; 600-625 lbs 
126.50-129.00; Pkg 744 lbs 116.00; Pkg 880 lbs 110.00; Pkg 900 lbs
110.00. 

   Slaughter Cows: 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80    Few  54.00-56.50      ------------     ------------
Boning       80-85         58.00-65.00      66.00-71.50       48.00-57.00 
Lean         85-90         56.00-61.00                        46.00-54.00  
                                                        Thin  30.00-44.00

 Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 1040-1890 lbs 85.00-91.00, Low dressing 65.00-84.00.

   Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 2-4 yrs 1075-1273 lbs 3 rd stage 1560.00-
1675.00;  4 yrs to shorts and solid 1100-1439 lbs 1st to 3rd stage 
1210.00-1340.00. Medium and Large 2 2 yrs to short and solid 885-1325 lbs 
2nd to 3rd stage 900.00-1170.00; short and solid to broken mouth 1150-
1445 lbs 2nd to 3rd 740.00-1060.00 per head.  
 
   Cow and Calf Pairs: Medium 1-2 Few 2yrs to short and solid 1025-1293 lbs 
with baby to 225 lbs calves 1400.00-1700.00. Medium and Large 2 Few
4 to 6 yrs 975-1250 lbs with baby calves 1120.00-1200.00 per pair.  

   Stock Cows: Open or unchecked Few 11/2 to 3 yrs 925-970 lbs 90.00-110.00;
Few 3 to 5 yrs 883-1015 lbs 69.00-84.00 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
 
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