Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Cattle Auction Report for 4/11/17
 
Receipts:  899    Two Weeks Ago:  550    Year Ago:  527  

   Compared to two weeks ago, feeder steers under 500 lbs 5.00 to 10.00 
higher, over 500 lbs 3.00 to 6.00 lower. Feeder heifers under 500 lbs 
2.00 to 10.00 higher, over 500 lbs steady to 3.00 lower. Demand moderate
to good. Supply heavy, the feeder offering consisted of 49 percent steers 
and bulls 27 percent heifers and 34 percent of the feeders were over 600 
lbs. Cows and bulls consisted of 24 percent of the total offering. 
Slaughter Cows steady to 1.00 lower.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 325-350 lbs 171.00-181.00; 350-
375 lbs 176.00-192.00; 400-425 lbs 173.00-185.00; Pkg 458 lbs 180.00,
Pkg calves 489 lbs 167.00; 500-550 lbs 161.00-172.00, Calves 500-525 lbs
155.00-159.00; 550-600 lbs 153.50-166.50, Calves 550-600 lbs 145.50-
150.50; 625-675 lbs 140.00-149.00; 750-775 lbs 127.25-134.75; 825-875 lbs
119.50-122.00. Medium and Large 1-2 Pkg  436 lbs 165.00; Pkg 537 lbs 
157.50; Pkg 647 lbs 136.50; 650-700 lbs 130.50-132.50; Pkg 732 lbs 
125.50; Pkg 779 lbs 124.50. 
    
   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 Pkg 343 lbs 167.00; 400-450 lbs 
154.00-166.00, Pkg calves 428 lbs 145.50; 450-500 lbs 144.50-155.50;
500-525 lbs 140.00-145.00, Calves 525-550 lbs 120.00-122.50; 550-600 lbs
136.50-137.50, Pkg calves 582 lbs 120.00; 600-625 lbs 130.00-132.50;
650-700 lbs 122.50-128.00; 700-775 lbs 120.25-121.25. Medium and Large
1-2 Pkg 345 lbs 155.00; Pkg 422 lbs 144.00; 450-475 lbs 131.50-135.00;
Few 500-550 lbs 132.00-134.00; Pkg 621 lbs 125.50.  
    
   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 400-450 lbs 171.50-172.00; Pkg
492 lbs 160.00; Few 600-650 lbs 129.50-139.00; Pkg 695 lbs 114.50;
Pkg 822 lbs 115.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80         62.00-68.00      ------------     ------------
Boning       80-85         63.00-69.00  Few 70.00-75.00       57.00-62.00 
Lean         85-90         60.00-66.50      ------------      50.00-58.00 
                                                       
   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 Few 1275-2010 lbs 90.00-97.00, High
dressing 103.50-104.00, Low dressing 73.00-89.50.

    Bred Cows: Medium an Large 1-2 Few 5-6 yrs 2nd to 3rd stage 1200-1492
lbs 1060.00-1375.00 per head.  
 
   Cow and Calf Pairs: Scarce

   Stock Cows: Medium and large 1-2 open or unchecked 1-2 yrs 575-850 lbs
114.00-131.00; 2-4 yrs 900-1110 lbs 87.00-99.00.


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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