Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Cattle Auction Report for 4/25/17
 
Receipts:  529    Week Ago:  552    Year Ago:  733  

   Compared to last week, feeder steers under 500 no price comparison, 
over 500 lbs steady to 5.00 higher. Feeder heifers under 400 lbs no price 
comparison, Over 400 lbs steady to 6.00 higher. Demand good. Supply light 
to moderate, the feeder offering consisted of 44 percent steers and bulls 
33 percent heifers and 31 percent of the feeders were over 600 lbs. Cows 
and bulls consisted of 23 percent of the total offering. Slaughter cows 
steady.

   Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 181.00-195.00; 425-500 
lbs 175.00-180.50; 500-550 lbs 160.00-174.00, Pkg fleshy 518 lbs 156.50;
550-575 lbs 155.50- 166.50; 600-675 lbs 143.75-150.00; Pkg 710 lbs 143.00.   
    
   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  Pkg 374 lbs 157.00; 400-500 lbs 
144.50-155.00; 500-550 lbs 139.25-147.00; 550-600 lbs 133.50-145.00;
600-675 lbs 129.75-138.00; Pkg 725 lbs 128.25. Medium and Large 1-2
Pkg 441 lbs 141.50. 
    
   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 Few 450-500 lbs 151.25-163.00;
Pkg 530 lbs 155.00; 600-625 lbs 130.50-141.75.   

   Slaughter Cows: 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80     Few 60.50-62.50      ------------     ------------
Boning       80-85         62.00-68.00  Few 69.00-70.00       57.00-61.00 
Lean         85-90     Few 58.00-63.00      ------------      48.00-57.00 
                                                       
 Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1110-2175 lbs 89.00-96.50, Few 
High dressing 100.00-104.00, Low dressing 60.00-80.00.

   Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Few 4 yrs to short and solid 870-1360 ;bs
2nd to 3rd stage 800.00-1175.00, Ind 4 yrs 1143 lbs 3rd stage 1300.00 per head.  
 
   Cow and Calf Pairs: Scarce  

   Stock Cows: Medium and large 1-2 open or unchecked 1-2 yrs 735-1060 lbs
102.00-124.00; 4-5 yrs 860-1210 lbs 77.00-100.00.

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