Bowling Green Livestock Auction
JC_LS156  
Jefferson City, MO    Mon Sep 11, 2017   MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Bowling Green- Eastern Missouri Commission Company              
Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 9/08/2017
 
Receipts:  1276    Week ago:  550    Year Ago:  760
        
   Compared to two weeks ago, a light test on 600-800 lb steers sold mostly 
10.00 higher, with a light test of 600-650 lb heifers trading 6.00 higher, all 
other weights over 600 lbs sold with a higher undertone.  Feeder calves under 
600 lbs were in light supply and not well tested.  Demand was good best on two 
pot loads of big yearling steers weighing 1000 lbs and several lots and part 
loads of heifers weighing 675-775 lbs with supply moderate.  Slaughter cows sold 
2.00-3.00 lower.  Despite fed cattle market trading lower over the last several 
weeks demand for yearlings remains very good.  Slaughter cows accounted for near 
10 percent of the total receipts.  Feeder cattle supply consisted of 46 percent 
steers and 54 percent heifers and 77 percent weighing over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1  pkg 318 lbs 208.00; 450-500 lbs few 
195.00-198.00; pkg fleshy 540 lbs 168.50, pkg fleshy 598 lbs 152.00; 600-700 lbs 
165.00-171.75, fleshy 650-700 lbs 140.50-148.50; 700-750 lbs 158.50-167.25, 750-
800 lbs 152.00-155.50; few fleshy 800-825 lbs 141.25-143.50, pkg 855 lbs 143.25.  
Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 385 lbs 190.00, pkg thin 357 lbs 210.00; pkg 475 lbs 
173.00; 545-595 lbs 158.50-160.50, fleshy 550-600 lbs 151.00-151.50; 600-700 lbs 
157.50-160.00; 700-800 lbs 144.00-151.75.  Large 1-2  pot load 1018 lbs 131.25, 
pot load 1000 lbs thin blk 137.25.  

 Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs few 178.00-188.00; pkg 450 lbs 
157.00; pkg 525 lbs 152.00, lot thin 515 lbs 166.00, 550-600 lbs 152.00-157.00; 
600-700 lbs 147.75-156.00; 700-800 lbs 134.25-144.00, fleshy 700-730 lbs 134.00-
139.00; lot 830 lbs 130.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 355 lbs 178.00; few 500-
550 lbs fleshy 136.00-139.00; 550-600 lbs 143.50-146.00; few 600-700 lbs 135.50-
143.50; part load thin 680 lbs 149.50, few 800-850 lbs 127.50.  Medium and Large 
2  lot 640 lbs 138.00.
  
   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  550-600 lbs 140.50-151.00; pkg 695 lbs 
139.00

   Heiferettes/Stock Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-3yrs 850-1150 lbs 86.00-
101.00, lot 1360 lbs 3-4 yrs 82.00.  

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

Breakers  70-80           64.50-69.00        73.50             61.50-64.50     
                                        
Boners    80-85           65.00-70.50        -----------       61.00-64.00    
                                  
Lean      85-90           63.50-67.50        -----------       55.00-63.00    
                                
 
Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2   
1300-2050 lbs   few   89.00-90.50             105.00           82.50-85.50
                           
                                                   
 Slaughter Steers and Heifers: (22 head)
   Select and Choice 1-3 1150-1475 lbs 102.00-106.00, Holsteins lot 1605 lbs 
82.35.                 
     
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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