Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Cattle Auction Report for 10/24/17

Receipts:  335    Week Ago:  341    Year Ago:  420  

   Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers to few for a good
price comparison. Demand moderate. Supply light, the feeder offering 
consisted of 40 percent steers and bulls 19 percent heifers and 40 
percent of the feeders were over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls consisted of 41 
percent. Slaughter 3.00 to 5.00 lower.

   Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 Pkg 405 lbs 185.00; Few 450-500 lbs
171.50-183.50; 525-600 lbs 150.00-163.00; Few 625-650 lbs 147.00-150.50,
Pkg fleshy 672 lbs 142.00; Pkg 722 lbs 150.00. Medium and Large 1-2 Pkg
535 lbs 157.50. Large 1 Pkg 682 lbs 141.50; Few 700-725 lbs 137.00-138.00.   
    
   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 Pkg 410 lbs 158.00; Pkg 498 lbs 
147.50; Pkg 555 lbs 150.00. Medium and Large 1-2 Pkg 435 lbs 140.00;
525-575 lbs 135.00-142.00; Pkg 615 lbs 138.00; Few 650-700 lbs 133.00-
136.00. Large 1 Pkg 638 lbs 137.00; Pkg 718 lbs 130.00; Pkg 878 lbs 118.00. 
  
   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 Few 350-375 lbd 170.00-183.00;
Few 475-500 lbs 161.00-165.00; 500-525 lbs 142.00-159.50; 550-600 lbs
134.50-145.50; 600-700 lbs 135.25-137.00.     

   Slaughter Cows: total offering 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80     Few 53.00-59.00     -----------    Few 50.00-52.50
Boning       80-85         54.00-60.00     ------------   Few 47.00-53.00
Lean         85-90     Few 51.00-55.00     ------------       43.00-47.50 
                                                    Thin  Few 20.00-39.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  Few 1180-2050 lbs 74.00-81.50, high
Dressing Ind. 86.00, Low dressing 50.00-72.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2 Few 3-6 yrs 1125-1270 lbs 2nd-3rd stage
900.00-1175.00 per head. 
 
   Cow and Calf Pairs: Scarce  

   Stock Cows: Open or unchecked - Medium and Large 1-2 11/2 to 3 yrs 755-
1140 lbs 99.00-116.00; Medium and Large 2 3-5 yrs 925-1160 lbs 69.00-
91.00.   

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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