Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Cattle Auction Report for 2/28/17
 
Receipts:  708    Week Ago:  579    Year Ago:  289   

   Compared to last week, Feeder steers under 550 lbs no good comparison,
550-800 lbs 5.00 to 10.00 higher, Over 800 lbs no good comparison. Feeder
heifers 2.00 to 5.00 higher. Demand good. Supply moderate, the feeder 
offering consisted of 55 percent steers and bulls 32 percent heifers and 
64 percent of the feeders were over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls consisted of 
13 percent of the total offering. Slaughter Cows 2.00 to 4.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 Pkg 410 lbs 158.00; 500-550 lbs 
151.00-162.00; 550-600 lbs 140.00-149.00; 600-700 lbs 142.00-150.50;
700-800 lbs 120.25-136.50; 800-875 lbs 117.00-117.25. Medium and Large 1-
2 Pkg 470 lbs 140.50; 525-550 lbs 138.00-140.50; Pkg 606 lbs 133.50;
Pkg 688 lbs 130.50. 
    
   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 400-450 lbs 145.00-146.00; 525-550 
lbs 130.00-137.50; 600-700 lbs 120.00-126.00; 700-750 lbs 119.50-122.00. 
Medium and Large 1-2 400-475 lbs 130.00-130.50; 550-600 lbs 122.25-
123.00.  

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 147.00-156.00; 575-600
lbs 133.00-136.00; 625-650 lbs 124.50-129.50; 725-800 lbs 116.00-116.75.

   Slaughter Cows: 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80    Few  57.00-62.00      ------------     ------------
Boning       80-85         60.00-68.00      69.50-74.00       54.00-59.00 
Lean         85-90         57.00-63.00                    Few 54.00-56.00  
                                                        Thin  34.00-42.00

 Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 935-2190 lbs 88.00-95.50, Few Low 
dressing 61.00-81.00.

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Few 2-5 yrs 1100-1595 lbs 2nd-3rd stage 
1100.00-1235.00 per head.    
 
Cow and Calf Pairs: Medium 1-2 Scarce  

Stock Cows: Scarce

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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