Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Cattle Auction Report for 11/07/17

Receipts:  974    Two Weeks Ago:  335    Year Ago:  527

   Compared to two weeks ago, feeder steers and heifers sold 5.00 higher 
on few comparable sales, due to light receipts two weeks ago, sharply 
higher on other weights with few comparisons. Demand good to very good. 
Supply heavy. There were several very nice drafts of yearlings for the 
feeder special on Tuesday and a full crowd on hand.  The feeder offering 
consisted of 61 percent steers and bulls, 39 percent heifers, and 57 
percent of the feeders were over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls consisted of 14 
percent of the total offering. Slaughter cows mostly steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 372 lbs 202.00; 400-500 lbs 
178.00-186.00, pkg 452 lbs thin 201.00; 500-600 lbs 169.00-188.00, fleshy 
150.00-163.00; 600-700 lbs 150.25-168.00, few fleshy 150.00-155.50, pkg 
693 lbs thin 167.50; 700-800 lbs 152.00-159.50; pkg 961 lbs 138.00. 
Medium and Large 1-2  few 400-450 lbs 165.50-170.00; 500-600 lbs 150.00-
164.50, few fleshy 144.50-146.50; few 600-625 lbs 142.50-146.00; pkg 
808 lbs 130.25. 
    
   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 153.50-166.50, few 
Fleshy 142.50-154.50; 500-600 lbs 150.00-164.00, few 521 lbs fleshy 147.00; 
Few 550-600 lbs fleshy 145.00-147.50; 600-700 lbs 137.50-156.50; 750-800 lbs
130.50-148.75. Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 140.00-156.00; 500-550 lbs 
144.00-158.75, pkg 548 lbs fleshy 138.50, pkg 570 lbs fleshy 147.50; pkg 
655 lbs 139.00; pkg 697 lbs calves 136.75.

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 392 lbs 190.00; pkg 445 lbs 
161.50; 450-500 lbs 167.00-169.00; 500-600 lbs 150.50-159.00; pkg 718 lbs 
137.50.

   Slaughter Cows: total offering 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80         52.00-60.00      62.00-66.00       49.00-52.00
Boning       80-85         50.00-60.00  few 60.00-63.00       45.00-49.00
Lean         85-90         49.00-54.00      -----------       40.00-49.00 
                                                         Thin 20.00-37.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  Few 1105-2065 lbs 75.00-84.00, high
Dressing Ind. 90.00, Low dressing ind 53.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1  2-3 yrs 1150-1510 lbs 2nd to 3rd stage 
1200.00-1385.00 per head. Medium and Large 1-2  2-6 yrs 990-1505 lbs 2nd to 
3rd stage 700.00-1150.00, 1st stage 800.00-1085.00; 7 yrs to short solid 
1125-1255 lbs 2nd stage 650.00-885.00, ind 1515 lbs 3rd stage 1100.00 per head.
 
   Cow and Calf Pairs: Scarce  

   Stock Cows: Open -  Medium and Large 1  1 1/2-2 yrs 925-1110 lbs
98.00-129.00. Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-2 yrs 1010-1200 lbs 86.50-105.00; 
3-5 yrs 975-1275 lbs 70.00-89.00. Medium and Large 2  3 yrs 755-1220 lbs 
69.00-70.00.

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, Boonville, MO
         Caroline Tyler-Carter, 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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