Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Cattle Auction Report for 2/20/18

Receipts:  587    Week Ago:  686    Year Ago:  579

   Compared to last week ago, feeder steers and feeder heifers steady 
in a light test.  Demand good. Supply moderate, the feeder offering 
consisted of 27 percent steers and bulls 18 percent heifers and 30 
percent of the feeders were over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls consisted 
of 16 percent of the total offering and 39 percent bred cows and 
cow/calf pairs in the special cow sale. Slaughter cows 1.00 to 3.00 
higher.

   Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 Few 400-425 lbs 201.00; 525-
550 lbs 188.00-200.00; Pkg 592 lbs 173.00, Few thin fleshed 550-
600 lbs 187.50-189.00; 650-675 lbs 155.00-158.50; Few 700-750 lbs 
150.00-152.25; Few 800-850 lbs 138.00-140.00. Medium and Large 1-2 
Few 300-400 lbs 190.00-201.00; 450-550 lbs 180.00-191.00; Few 575-
600 lbs 155.50-160.00; Few 650-700 lbs 150.00-150.50.   
    
   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 325-475 lbs 161.00-166.00; Pkg 525
lbs 157.00; Pkg fleshy 756 lbs 132.25. Medium and Large 1-2 375-500 lbs
150.50-157.00; 500-550 lbs 145.50-151.00; 550-600 lbs 140.50-145.50;
Fw 600-650 lbs 140.00-140.50; Pkg 800 lbs 130.25.


   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 Pkg 368 lbs 195.00; Pkg 437 lbs 
182.00; Few 450-500 lbs 171.00-175.00; Few 500-550 lbs 161.00-172.00;
Few 600-625 lbs 149.00-153.00.         

   Slaughter Cows: total offering 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80    Few  56.00-61.00      -----------       -----------
Boning       80-85         58.50-65.00      66.50-69.00   Few 52.50-57.50
                                             Ind 72.00
Lean         85-90         53.00-59.50  Few 62.00-67.50   Few 41.00-50.00 
                                                         Thin 25.00-40.00
    
 Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1380-2135 lbs 81.00-88.00, Ind Low 
dressing 67.50.

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1 2-5 yrs 1075-1415 lbs 2nd to 3rd stage 
1600.00 to 1850.00. Medium and Large 1-2 5 yr to short and solid 1225-
1470 lbs 2nd to 3rd stage 1070.00-1370.00; Few 4 yrs to short and solid 
1st stage 1025-1275 lbs 2nd to 3rd stage 770.00 to 830.00 Medium and 
Large 2 5 yrs to broken mouth 1225-1535 lbs 810.00 to 1040.00 per head.
 
Cow and Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1 2-3 yrs 1000-1232 lbs with 100-
375 lb calves 1950.00-2010.00. Medium and Large 1-2 Few 5 yrs to short 
and solid 1100-1470 lbs with 150-300 lb calves 1260.00-1490.00. Medium 1-2 
Pkg broken mouth 975 lbs with 200 lb calves 960.00 per pair.      

Stock Cows: Open or unchecked - Medium and Large 2 850-1235 lbs 78.00-
97.00 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
 
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