Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Cattle Auction Report for 1/23/18

Receipts:  848    Two Weeks Ago:  1580    Year Ago:  397	

   Compared to special sale two weeks ago, feeder steers under 600 lbs 
6.00 to 15.00 higher, Over 600 lbs steady to 7.00 higher. Feeder heifers steady 
to 8.00 higher. Demand good to very good. Supply moderate to heavy, the feeder 
offering consisted of 54 percent steers and bulls 34 percent heifers and 81 
percent of the feeders were over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls consisted of 12 percent 
of the total offering. Slaughter cows 2.00 to 4.00 higher.
	
   Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 Pkg 390 lbs 196.00; 500-600 lbs 175.00-
188.00; 600-700 lbs 150.00-163.00; 700-775 lbs 150.50-154.00;
800-850 lbs 140.00-148.50; Few 850-900 lbs 132.50-138.25. Medium and 
Large 1-2 Few 450-500 lbs 174.00-178.00; Few 525-550 lbs 150.00-162.00;
725-800 lbs 138.50-144.50; Pkg 880 lbs 130.50. Large 1 550-600 lbs 153.25-
164.00.
    
   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 400-475 lbs 155.50-167.00; 500-600 lbs 
151.00-159.50; 600-700 lbs 138.75-143.00; 725-800 lbs 132.50-139.00.
Medium and Large 1-2 Few 425-450 lbs 146.00-153.00; Few 450-500 lbs 135.50-
147.50; 500-600 lbs 137.50-147.00; Pkg 667 lbs 134.50; Pkg 825 lbs
127.50.

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 Pkg 362 lbs 188.00; 400-475 lbs 165.00-
180.50; Pkg 585 lbs 143.00; 600-700 lbs 134.25-146.00; Pkg 718 lbs
135.50; Pkg 766 lbs 116.50; Pkg 908 lbs 119.50.      

   Slaughter Cows: total offering 
         Percent Lean     Avg Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80    Few  55.00-56.00      -----------   Few 49.00-52.00
Boning       80-85         54.00-59.50  Few 64.00-67.00       45.00-53.50
Lean         85-90    Few  48.00-56.00     Ind 62.00      Few 40.00-44.00 
                                                         Thin 25.00-38.00
    
 Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1550-2120 lbs 75.00-79.00 High 
dressing Ind 85.50-88.00, Low dressing Ind  58.00.

Bred Cows: Medium 1-2 Pkg 11/2-7 yrs 1175-1485 lbs 2nd to 3rd stage 1085.00-
1350.00, Medium and Large 2 Few 4 yrs to broken mouth 1050-1495 lbs 1st to 3rd 
stage 810.00-975.00 per head. 
 
Cow and Calf Pairs: Not well tested  

Stock Cows: Open or unchecked - Medium and Large 2 Few 3-4 yrs 1100-1260 lbs 
71.00-87.00 per 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