Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Cattle Auction Report for 3/28/17
 
Receipts: 550 Week Ago: 674 Year Ago:461  

   Compared to last week, feeder steers 5.00 to 10.00 higher. Feeder
Heifers steady to 5.00 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. Slaughter Cows steady to firm.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 400-450 lbs 157.00-162.00;
Pkg 464 lbs 173.00; 500-550 lbs 169.50-175.50; 550-600 lbs 155.50-167.50;
600-650 lbs 149.00-159.00; 650-700 lbs 143.50-150.25; 700-750 lbs 134.50-
146.50; 750-800 lbs 130.00-141.00; 825-875 lbs 122.50-128.35. Medium and 
Large 1-2 Pkg 765 lbs 122.50.
    
   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 Pkg 347 lbs 162.50; Pkg 492 lbs 
142.00; 500-550 lbs 141.00-145.00; 575-600 lbs 134.50-138.50; 600-
650 lbs 130.50-135.00; 650-700 lbs 124.25-128.00; 700-775 lbs 118.50-
125.25; Few 800-825 lbs 115.50-118.50; Pkg 1165 lbs 108.25.  Medium and
Large 1-2 Pkg 338 lbs 150.25; Pkg 482 lbs 133.50. 
    
   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 Pkg 365 lbs 165.00; 500-525 lbs
148.00-152.00; Pkg 567 lbs 143.50; Pkg 645 lbs 129.50.

   Slaughter Cows: 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80    Few  62.00-68.00     Ind  70.00     Few 57.50-60.00
Boning       80-85         64.00-70.00  Few 70.00-76.00   Few 58.00-62.00 
Lean         85-90         59.00-66.00  Few 69.50-72.00       50.00-57.00  
                                                        Thin  36.00-48.00

 Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 Few 1275-2010 lbs 90.00-97.00, High
dressing 102.00, Low dressing 80.00-88.50.

Bred Cows: Scarce 
 
Cow and Calf Pairs: 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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