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Bowling Green- Eastern Missouri Commission Company             
Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 12/22/2017
 
Receipts: 478          Week ago: 1550        Year ago: No sale
       
   Compared to last week, a very light test of feeders under 650 lbs sold mostly
steady on comparable sales to end the year.   Demand was moderate on a light
supply.  Slaughter cows traded mostly steady on a supply of mostly average
dressing cows.  Cattle on Feed report was released Friday afternoon with bearish
results as Placements were above expectations at 114 percent with average guess
at 106 percent with CME cattle futures closing with solid triple digit losses. 
Slaughter cows accounted for near 25 percent of the total receipts.  Feeder
cattle consisted of 51 percent steers and bulls, 49 percent heifers and neat 47
percent weighing over 600 lbs.
 
 
   Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 lot 510 lbs 179.00; lot 637 lbs 157.50; lot
740 lbs calves 145.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 370 lbs 187.00; few 400-485
lbs 172.00-174.00; 500-550 lbs 160.00-161.00; pkg 860 lbs 135.00.  Medium and
Large 2  pkg 540 lbs 138.00, pkg 658 lbs 138.00.
 
 
   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1  lot 485 lbs 151.00; 550-600 lbs 150.00-
151.00; 650-700 lbs 144.50-145.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  few 350-400 lbs
155.00-157.00; 400-500 lbs 136.50-146.00; pkg 570 lbs 141.00, fleshy 550-600 lbs
132.50-137.00; 650-700 lbs 133.00-139.50.
 
 
   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 370 lbs 188.00; few 425-450 lbs
160.00; pkg 550 lbs 151.00; 600-50 lbs 128.00-139.00; pkg 750 lbs 122.50.
 
 
Slaughter Cows: Percent Lean 
          Percent Lean    Av Dressing        Hi Dressing      Low Dressing
Prem White 65-70          ----------         -----------      -----------
 
Breakers  70-80           52.00-55.00                          48.00-52.00                                                                            
                                       
Boners    80-85           50.00-55.00        55.00-58.00       46.00-50.00             
                                  
Lean      85-90           47.00-53.00                          38.50-45.00                        
                                          
 
Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2  
1700-2050 lbs    few     77.50-79.50                          65.00                
                                                  
 Slaughter Steers and Heifers: (20 head)
   Choice 2-3 1300-1550 lbs 116.00-120.00; Select 1-2  1300-1600 lbs
111.00-115.00.
               
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
 
Representative Sales of Five or More:
 
Hfr
Hd Color AvWt Price Total CITY & STATE
11 Blk 484 151.00 $ 731 CLARKSVILLE,MO
21 Blk 569 151.00 $ 860 CLARKSVILLE,MO
5 Mix 575 137.00 $ 788 PALMYRA,MO
10 Blk 662 145.75 $ 965 CLARKSVILLE,MO
18 Blk 691 144.50 $ 998 CLARKSVILLE,MO
Male
Hd Color AvWt Price Total CITY & STATE
14 Blk 508 179.00 $ 909 CLARKSVILLE,MO
5 Blk 547 161.00 $ 881 MEXICO,MO
6 Mix 612 127.50 $ 780 EDWARDSVILLE,IL
20 Blk 637 157.50 $ 1003 CLARKSVILLE,MO
6 Mix 658 138.00 $ 909 PLEASANT HILL,IL
17 Blk 742 145.00 $ 1076 CLARKSVILLE,MO
 
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