Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Cattle Auction Report for 10/17/17
 
Receipts: 341  Week Ago: 807 Year Ago: 628  

   Compared to last week, feeder steers steady to firm, feeder heifer
Steady.  Demand moderate to good. Supply light, the feeder offering 
consisted of 40 percent steers and bulls 20 percent heifers and 34 
percent of the feeders were over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls consisted of 24 
percent of the and 16 percent bred cows and cow/calf pairs in the special 
cow sale. Slaughter cows steady to weak.

   Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 Few 450-500 lbs 176.50-179.00; 500-
550 lbs 173.50-178.00; 550-600 lbs 150.50-161.50; 600-700 lbs 152.00-
154.50; 750-800 lbs 149.50-152.75; Pkg 962 lbs 134.00. Medium and Large 
1-2 Pkg 410 lbs 165.50; Few 500-549 lbs 150.50-160.50; Pkg 655 lbs 
145.00.     
    
   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 Pkg 448 lbs 155.00; Few 500-600 lbs
150.50-151.50; Pkg 650 lbs 146.50; Few 725-750 lbs 136.75-148.00. Medium 
and Large 1-2 Pkg 350 lbs 155.00; Few 400-475 lbs 146.50-147.50; Few 500-
575 lbs 140.00-146.00.
  
   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 Pkg 458 lbs 155.00; Few 500-525 lbs 
140.00-141.50; Pkg 728 lbs 130.50; Pkg 935 lbs 110.50.    

   Slaughter Cows: total offering 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80     Few 59.00-62.00     -----------    Few 52.00-58.50
Boning       80-85         59.00-64.00     ------------   Few 54.00-58.00
Lean         85-90     Few 58.00-60.00     ------------       48.00-55.00 
                                                    Thin  Few 35.00-45.00

 Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  Few 910-2320 lbs 78.50-84.00, high
Dressing 86.00, Low dressing 51.00-77.50.

Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2 Few 2-7 yrs 885-1490 lbs 1st-3rd stage
960.00-1290.00 per head. 
 
Cow and Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2 Few 2 yrs to short and solid 
975-1382 lbs with baby to 125 lb calves 1390.00-1500.00 per pair.  

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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