Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Cattle Auction Report for 5/23/17
 
Receipts: 471 Week Ago: 625 Year Ago: 460  

   Compared to last week, feeder steers unevenly steady. Feeder heifers 
3.00 to 8.00 higher. Demand good. Supply light to moderate, the feeder 
offering consisted of 36 percent steers and bulls 31 percent heifers and 
37 percent of the feeders were over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls consisted of 
33 percent of the total offering. Slaughter cows steady.

   Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 Pkg 398 lbs 2.00; Pkg 428 lbs 2.00;
450-500 lbs 181.50-185.00; 500-525 lbs 181.50-184.50; 550-600 lbs 150.00-
155.00; 625-700 lbs 147.25-150.00; 700-750 lbs 144.25-146.50. Medium and 
Large 1-2 Pkg 448 lbs 182.00; Few 500-525 lbs 160.50.     
    
   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 Pkg 342 lbs 178.00; Pkg 393 lbs 
162.00; 450-500 lbs 160.00-173.00; 500-550 lbs 149.00-157.00; 550-600 lbs 
143.00-146.50; Few 600-700 lbs 140.50-143.75; 700-750 lbs 140.00-142.50; 
Pkg 875 lbs 125.50. Medium and Large 1-2 Few 392 lbs 154.50-157.00; Pkg
475 lbs 155.00; Pkg 532 lbs 146.50; Pkg 655 lbs 136.50.
  
   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 Pkg 448 lbs 171.00; Pkg 470 lbs
173.00; Pkg 575 lbs 142.50. 

   Slaughter Cows: 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80     Few 63.50-70.50      -----------      ------------
Boning       80-85         64.00-71.50      72.00-75.00      55.00-62.50
                                             Ind  78.50
Lean         85-90     Few 62.00-69.00  Few 70.00-71.50  Few 54.00-61.50 
                                                       
 Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1280-2170 lbs 92.00-98.00, Few 
High dressing 102.00-104.00, Low dressing Ind 88.00.

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Few 4 yrs to short and solid 1245-1675 lbs 
2nd to 3rd stage 1100.00-1400.00; Medium and Large 2 Few 5 yrs to broken 
mouth 1080-1375 lbs 1st to 3rd stage 900.00-1325.00 per head. 
 
Cow and Calf Pairs: Scarce  

Stock Cows: Medium and large 1-2 open or unchecked Few 1-2 yrs 825-920 lbs 
114.00-133.00;  2-4 yrs 1120-1390 lbs 81.50-103.00 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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