Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Cattle Auction Report for 4/18/17
 
Receipts: 552  Week Ago: 899 Year Ago: 629  

   Compared to last week, feeder steers under 800 steady, over 800 lbs 
3.00 to 5.00 higher. Feeder heifers under 600 lbs steady to weak, 600-
750 lbs 2.00 to 5.00 higher, Over 750 lbs no price comparison. Demand 
moderate to good. Supply light to moderate, the feeder offering consisted 
of 17 percent steers and bulls 23 percent heifers and 60 percent of the 
feeders were over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls consisted of 24 percent of the 
total offering and 36 percent bred cows and cow/calf pairs in the special 
cow sale. Slaughter cows 1.00 to 2.00 lower.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 500-550 lbs 168.50-168.75; 550-575
lbs 159.75-163.00; Pkg 630 lbs 146.50; Pkg 662 lbs 136.25; 700-750 lbs 
135.50-137.50; 800-900 lbs 125.00-130.50. Medium and Large 1-2 Pkg 482
lbs 140.50; Pkg 535 lbs 140.50.  
    
   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 Pkg 435 lbs 147.00; 525-600 lbs
130.00-139.00; 600-650 lbs 134.00-139.00; Pkg 665 lbs 131.75; 700-750
lbs 125.25-129.50; 800-825 lbs 119.00-122.75; Pkg 902 lbs 118.50. Medium
and Large 1-2 Pkg 392 lbs 145.00; 425-500 lbs 130.00-135.00; 525-550 lbs
135.00; 550-575 lbs 130.00. 
    
   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 Pkg 392 lbs 160.00; Pkg 545 lbs
155.00; Few 550-600 lbs 130.00-160.50.  

   Slaughter Cows: 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80     Few 60.00-62.00      ------------     ------------
Boning       80-85         62.00-68.50  Few 69.00-71.00       55.00-61.50 
Lean         85-90     Few 58.00-64.00      ------------      48.00-56.00 
                                                       
 Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 Few 1255-2395 lbs 90.00-96.50, Few 
High dressing 97.00-100.00, Low dressing 59.00-86.00.

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Few 2-4 yrs 1250-1398 lbs 2nd to 3rd   
stage 1410.00-1525.00; Medium and Large 2 Few 2-6 yrs 2nd to 3rd stage 
905-1290 lbs 820.00-1040.00 per head.  
 
Cow and Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1 2 yrs 925 to 1075 lbs with baby to
150 lb calves 2225.00-2525.00; Medium and Large 1-2 2-7 yrs 875-1150 lbs
with baby to 200 lb calves 1600.00-1960.00; Medium and Large 2 5 yrs to 
broken mouth 1150-1380 lbs with 125 to 225 lb calves 1300.00-1410.00
per pair.  

Stock Cows: Medium and large 1-2 open or unchecked 1-2 yrs 580-995 lbs
107.00-133.00; 2-4 yrs 900-1070 lbs 86.00-103.00.

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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