Vienna Livestock Auction
JC_LS148
Jefferson City, MO   Thu Dec 07, 2017    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Vienna - South Central Regional Stockyards
Feeder Cattle Auction Report for  12/6/2017

Receipts:  2188    Week Ago:  2138    Year Ago:  1724  

   Compared to last Wednesday, feeder steers 2.00-6.00 lower. Feeder heifers
4.00-8.00 lower. Slaughter cows 2.00-4.00 lower. Supply heavy. Near 16 percent 
of the offering were cows and 16 percent of the feeders were over 600 lbs. 
Feeder supply approximately 68 percent steers and bulls and 32 percent heifers. 
Lots of good quality cattle on hand this week. Special cow sale followed the 
feeders highlighted by several locally grown reputation bred heifers. Futures 
continued their trend lower Wednesday with beef cutout values also losing some
ground. 

   Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1  small package 280 lbs 195.00; 300-400 lbs
180.00-185.00; 400-500 lbs 171.00-183.00; 500-600 lbs 160.00-178.00; 600-700 lbs
156.00-169.00, several calves 147.00-152.00; 700-800 lbs 151.00-165.00; 14 head
895 lbs 140.00. Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 165.00-181.00; 400-500 lbs
154.00-172.00; 500-600 lbs 151.00-173.00; 650-700 lbs 153.00-155.00; 700-750 lbs
145.00-155.00. Medium and Large 2  575-750 lbs 141.00-142.00. Medium 1-2  350-
400 lbs 150.00-154.50. 

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 152.00-153.00; 400-500 lbs
149.50-161.00; 500-600 lbs 137.50-155.00, several fleshy 134.00-140.00; 600-
700 lbs 138.00-153.00, package calves 690 lbs 132.50; 700-750 lbs 133.50-134.00,
few full/fleshy 131.00. Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 145.00-152.00; 400-
500 lbs 140.00-147.50; 500-600 lbs 134.00-140.50; 600-700 lbs 132.00-138.00; 
small package 795 lbs 126.00. Medium 1-2  500-550 lbs 130.00-132.00. 

   Feeder bulls: Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 142.00-171.00; 500-550 lbs
134.00-151.00; 600-700 lbs 116.00-139.00; package 745 lbs 121.00. 

   Slaughter Cows:
                Percent lean  Avg Dressing    High dressing   Low dressing
Breaking           75-80      48.50-53.00  
Boning             80-85      48.50-54.00     55.00-56.00  
Lean               85-90      43.00-48.00                     35.00-43.00

   Slaughter bulls: YG 1-2 1400-2250 lbs 71.50-78.00  Low Dressing 63.00-70.00. 

   Replacement cows: Medium and Large 1 yearling plus to 2 years, 1025-1175 lbs,
third stage 1725.00-2050.00 per head. 
   Medium and Large 1-2, yearling plus to 2 years, 850-1025 lbs, second to third
stage 1200.00-1600.00 per head. 
   Medium and Large 1, 3-6 years, 1225-1575 lbs, second to third stage 1175.00-
1410.00 per head. 

   Cow and calf pairs: Small package Medium and Large 1, 4-5 years, 1100 lbs, 
 bred back in first to second stage with 325-475 lb calves 1775.00 per pair. 


Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Vienna, MO
         Duane Robertson, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 hour recorded report 573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS148.txt

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