Jefferson City, MO Tue Aug 19, 2014 MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News
Palmyra - F and T Livestock Market
Feeder Cattle Auction for 08/18/2014
Receipts: 100 Week Ago: 1011 Year Ago: 112
Compared to last week, too few feeder steers or heifers for a price
test. Slaughter cows steady. Bulk of the supply cows. Demand good
and the supply light. Cows and bulls accounted for 65 percent of the
run and feeders 35 percent. In the feeder supply, steers and bulls
made up approximately 75 percent of the run; heifers 25 percent; steers
and heifers over 600 lbs totaled around 50 percent.
Feeder Steers and Heifers scarce.
Percent Lean Avg Dressing High Dressing Low Dressing
Breaking 70-80 121.50-124.00 125.50-129.50 108.00-112.50
Boning 80-85 114.50-119.50 124.00-128.25 108.00-112.00
Lean 85-90 108.00-111.00 113.00-117.50 92.00-105.00
Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1200-2350 lbs 139.50-145.50,
Low Dressing 131.00-135.00.
Source: MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Palmyra, MO
Steve Disselhorst, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
24 hour recorded report 573-522-9244