Bowling Green Livestock Auction
USDA - Mon Apr 16, 7:32AM CDT
JC_LS156  
Jefferson City, MO    Mon Apr 16, 2018   MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Bowling Green - Eastern Missouri Commission Company              
Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 04/13/2018
 
Receipts:  1735    Week Ago:  1267    Year Ago:  2429
           
   Compared to last week, steer calves weighing 400-600 lbs sold 
steady to firm, with 6 weight steers selling with a higher undertone and 
700-900 lbs not well tested.  Feeder heifers weighing 400-600 lbs sold 
steady to 5.00 higher with heifers over 600 lbs trading with a higher 
undertone as last week�s sales were mostly all calves.  Slaughter cows on 
a large offering sold fully steady to firm.  Demand was moderate to good 
with supply moderate.  Friday's offering included mostly new crop calves 
with many unweaned/short weaned, also in the offering were several 
strings and consignments of good quality black heifers weighing 500-700 
lbs. CME cattle futures for the most part rebounded and had a good week 
with fed cattle market mostly steady.  Slaughter cows accounted for near 
20 percent of the total receipts.  Feeder supply consisted of 40 percent 
steers, 60 percent heifers and 47 percent weighing over 600 lbs.
 
   Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 172.00-180.00; 500-550 
lbs 170.00-178.00, 550-600 lbs 160.00-168.50; 600-650 lbs 161.50-165.00, 
calves 141.00-141.50; lot fleshy 730 lbs 137.00, 750-800 lbs 130.75-
135.00; pkg 890 lbs 128.25.  Medium and Large 1-2  few 300-400 lbs 
185.00-186.00; 400-500 lbs 163.00-177.50; 500-550 lbs 157.00-169, 550-600 
lbs 150.00-161.00; 645-700 lbs 136.50-147.00.  Medium and Large 2  pkg 
478 lbs 161.50; pkg 545 lbs 151.00; pkg 628 lbs 130.00; pkg 715 lbs 
125.00; pkg 860 lbs 120.50.  

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1  few 350-400 lbs 171.00-179.00; 
400-450 lbs 163.00-174.50, 450-500 lbs 159.00-165.00; 500-550 lbs 158.00-
165.50, pkg fancy 510 lbs 176.00; 550-600 lbs 154.00-154.50, fleshy 
137.50-144.50; 600-650 lbs 142.00-151.75, 650-700 lbs 137.25-144.00, 
fleshy 131.00-135.25; 700-750 lbs 130.25-137.00; 750-800 lbs 120.25-
128.25; lot 815 lbs 122.25.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 335 lbs 174.00; 
400-500 lbs 144.00-159.00, pkg thin 440 lbs 165.00; 500-550 lbs 143.00-
155.00, 550-600 lbs 138.00-152.00; 600-700 lbs 127.25-141.00.  
  
   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-450 lbs 160.00-165.00; 500-
550 lbs 144.00-155.50; 600-700 lbs 125.00-136.00; pkg 795 lbs 115.50.  
   

Slaughter Cows: Percent Lean  
          Percent Lean    Av Dressing        Hi Dressing      Low 
Dressing
Prem White 65-70          ----------         -----------      ----------- 

Breakers  70-80           55.00-63.50        63.50-68.50      51.00-53.50  
                                     Couple 72.00-74.00  
Boners    80-85           55.00-63.50        64.00-70.50      52.00-54.00
                                         
Lean      85-90           54.50-61.00        61.00-66.00      48.50-53.50 
                                         
 
Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2   
1300-2100 lbs           78.00-88.00          91.50-96.00      

                                                 
 Slaughter Steers and Heifers: (53 head)
   Choice and High Choice 2-4 1120-1500 lbs 118.50-124.00;  Select and 
Choice 1-3 1000-1300 lbs 109.00-118.50.   
                
Source:  Mo Dept Ag-USDA Market News Service, Bowling Green, MO
         Greg Harrison, Market Reporter 573-751-5618
         24 hour recorded report 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS156.txt

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