Bowling Green Livestock Auction
USDA - Mon May 14, 7:35AM CDT
JC_LS156  
Jefferson City, MO    Mon May 14, 2018   MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Bowling Green - Eastern Missouri Commission Company              
Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 05/11/2018
 
Receipts:  1913    Week ago:  947    Year ago:  2139
           
   Compared to the last special two weeks ago, steer calves weighing 450-
550 lbs sold mostly steady to 3.00 lower, with 550-700 lbs trading mostly 
5.00 lower, over 700 lbs were not well tested.  Feeder heifers weighing 
400-600 lbs sold 3.00-5.00 lower with weights over 600 lb lightly tested.  
Demand was moderate to good with supply moderate.  Slaughter cows sold 
steady to 2.00 lower.  Bulk of the receipts was calves weighing 400-650 
lbs, many of the calves were carrying flesh and more showing on the 
heifer calves.  Slaughter cows accounted for near 18 percent of the 
receipts.  Feeder supply consisted of 55 percent steers and bulls, 45 
percent heifers and 42 percent weighing over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 185.00-199.00; 500-550 
lbs 177.00-183.50, 550-600 lbs 155.50-170.00; 600-650 lb calves 148.50-
156.50, fleshy 141.75-145.00, 650-700 lbs 146.50-150.50, pkg fleshy 665 
lbs 142.50; pkg 715 lbs 144.75, 700-750 lbs calves 138.50-139.00, 750-800 
lbs 136.50-139.85; lot 885 lbs 125.25.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 
few 186.00-191.00; 400-500 lbs 176.00-189.00; 500-550 lbs 161.00-173.00, 
550-600 lbs 150.50-158.00; 650-700 lbs 139.50-145.50, pkg fleshy 660 lbs 
132.00; pkg 880 lbs 120.00.  Medium and Large 2  400-450 lbs 158.00-
166.50; pkg 575 lbs 140.50; 600-655 lbs 133.50-140.25; lot 730 lbs 
136.00; pkg 800 lbs 125.00.
 
   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 156.00-165.00, fleshy 
148.00-154.00; 500-600 lbs 139.00-151.00, fleshy 130.00-137.50; 600-650 
lbs fleshy 129.50-135.50, 650-700 lbs 130.50-139.75; 725-750 lbs 127.75-
135.75, fleshy 125.00-126.00, pkg 775 lbs 127.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  
300-400 lbs 155.00-169.00; 400-500 lbs 142.00-154.50; 500-600 lbs 135.00-
147.00, fleshy 126.00-130.50; 600-700 lbs 125.00-132.50, pkg 785 lbs 
122.00.  Medium and Large 2  450-500 lbs 135.00-140.00; 500-600 lbs 
120.50-135.00; 600-650 lbs 125.00; pkg 770 lbs 120.50; pkg 800 lbs 
123.00.   
   
   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 181.00-187.00; 450-
500 lbs 155.00-158.00; pkg 530 lbs 145.00; pkg 620 lbs 136.00.
   

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

Breakers  70-80           54.50-60.50        62.00-66.00      50.00-54.50  
                                      
Boners    80-85           54.00-60.00   few  60.50-63.00      50.00-54.00
                                         
Lean      85-90           52.00-58.00   few  58.00-60.00      44.00-52.00 
                                         
 
Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2   
1400-2350 lbs           79.00-90.00          91.00-99.00      67.00-75.00
                                               
 Slaughter Steers and Heifers: (82 head)
   Choice and High Choice 2-4 1050-1350 lbs 119.50-124.50; Select and 
Choice 1-3 1000-1450 lbs 112.00-119.25; Holsteins 1350-1595 lbs 75.50.   
                
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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