Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Cattle Auction Report for 3/21/17
 
Receipts:  674    Week Ago:  610    Year Ago:  568  

   Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers steady to 3.00
Higher. Demand good. Supply moderate, the feeder offering consisted of 22 
percent steers and bulls 26 percent heifers and 34 percent of the feeders 
were over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls consisted of 17 percent of the total 
offering and 35 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 1 450-500 lbs 155.50-164.00; 
525-600 lbs 150.00-160.00; 625-650 lbs 142.00-147.00; 650-700 lbs 133.50-
145.50; 750-800 lbs 125.50-130.00; Pkg 808 lbs 128.00; Pkg 871 lbs 
119.00. Medium and Large 1-2 Pkg 543 lbs 140.50; Pkg 618 lbs 138.50. 
    
   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 325-400 lbs 157.00-164.00;
400-450 lbs 155.00-159.00; 450-500 lbs 139.00-142.00, Pkg thin fleshed
459 lbs 151.00; 500-600 lbs 131.00-141.50; 600-625 lbs 131.50-136.00; 
650-700 lbs 122.50-130.00; Pkg 716 lbs 122.00; Pkg 764 lbs 118.00. 
Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 131.00-136.00; 525-550 lbs 126.50-
132.50; Pkg 622 lbs 127.50; Pkg 650 lbs 124.00.
    
   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 Pkg 323 lbs 163.00; Pkg 395 lbs
152.00; 400-425 lbs 140.50; 500-550 lbs 130.50-141.00; Pkg 615 lbs 
131.50. 

   Slaughter Cows: 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80    Few  63.00-67.00                       ------------
Boning       80-85         63.00-70.00  Few 72.00-78.50   Few 57.00-62.50 
Lean         85-90         59.00-66.00  Few 67.00-69.00       50.00-58.00  
                                                        Thin  30.00-40.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 Few 1110-2205 lbs 92.00-99.00, High
dressing 102.00-106.00, Low dressing 83.00-87.50.

   Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 2-5 yrs 3rd stage 1092-1312 lbs 1630.00
-1925.00; 3-5 yrs 1st stage 1000.00- 1400.00; Medium and Large 2 11/2-
5 yrs 2nd to 3rd stage 900-1328 lbs 1130.00-1440.00; short and solid to 
broken mouth 2nd to 3rd stage 855-1268 lbs 790.00-910.00 per head. 
 
   Cow and Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2 2-6 yrs 1025-1062 lbs with
100 to 200 lb calves 1900.00-2200.00; Medium and Large 2 5 yrs to broken 
mouth 850-1450 lbs with baby to 300 lb calves 1070.00-1380.00. per 
pair. 

   Stock Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Open or unchecked Few 1-2 yrs 645-990 
lbs 100.00-117.00, 3-4 yrs 765-1125 lbs 70.00-90.00 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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