Boonville - Missouri Valley Commission Company

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Cattle Auction Report for 4/17/18

Receipts:  562    Five Weeks Ago:  773    Year Ago:  552

   Compared to previous sale, feeder steers and feeder heifers no recent 
price comparison. Demand moderate. Supply light to moderate, the feeder 
offering consisted of 22 percent steers and bulls 20 percent heifers and 
39 percent of the feeders were over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls consisted of 
27 percent of the total offering and 31 percent bred cows and cow/calf 
pairs in the special cow sale. Slaughter cows no recent price comparison.

   Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 375-400 lbs 181.00-185.00; 450-500 
lbs 160.00-165.00; 600-675 lbs 142.00-152.50; 700-800 lbs 127.00-140.00;
Pkg 870 lbs 122.00. Medium and Large 1-2 Pkg 372 lbs 171.00; Few 500-550
lbs 145.00-151.00; Few 600-650 lbs 140.50-145.50; Pkg 956 lbs 115.25.     
    
   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 Few 350-400 lbs 151.00-156.00; 400-
475 lbs 150.00-159.00; Few 500-525 lbs 149.50-151.50; Few 500-575 lbs
137.50-140.50; Few 675-700 lbs 130.50-134.50; Few 700-750 lbs 128.00-
130.50; Pkg 882 lbs 115.50. Medium and Large 1-2 Pkg 302 lbs 146.00; Few
425-450 lbs 141.00; 500-550 lbs 130.00-140.00.

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 Pkg 338 lbs 185.00; Pkg 380 lbs 
176.00; 400-450 lbs 157.00-168.00; Pkg 460 lbs 146.00; Few 625-650 lbs
125.50-130.50.

   Slaughter Cows: total offering 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80    Few  53.00-59.00      -----------       -----------
Boning       80-85         54.00-59.00      60.00-63.50   Few 48.00-52.00  
Lean         85-90         50.00-55.00  Few 58.00-60.00   Few 42.00-49.00 
                                                         Thin 30.00-41.00
    
   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1320-2115 lbs 81.00-89.00, Low 
dressing 55.00-75.00.

   Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 4 yrs short and solid 2nd to 3rd stage 
950-1650 lbs 900.00-1160.00. Medium and Large 2 short and solid to broken 
mouth 1125-1595 lbs 2nd to 3rd stage 760.00-910.00 per head.  
 
   Cow and Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2 2-3 yrs 900-1056 lbs with 100 lb
calves 1825.00-2150.00; Few 5 yrs to short and solid 1100-1500 lbs with
125-200 lb calves 1425.00-1525.00. Medium amd Large 2 6 yrs to broken 
mouth 1000-1500 lbs with 100-250 lb calves 1000.00-1240.00 per pair.     

   Stock Cows: Open or unchecked - Medium and Large 1-2 18 months to 2yrs 
900-1135 lbs 85.00-97.00. Medium and Large 2 2-3 yrs 1000-1300 lbs 65.00-
80.00 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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