Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 03/02/2010

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Receipts: 2581    Last Week:   513    Year Ago:  919
 
   Compared to last week, feeder steers under 500 lbs steady, over 500 lbs
Steady to 2.00 higher in spots, feeder heifers under 450 lbs steady, over
450 lbs 4.00 to 7.00 higher in spots. Most of the feeders in todays auction
Were good quality with health programs and weaned. Demand good. Supply heavy.
Feeder offerings around 54 percent steers and bulls and 46 percent heifers.
Offerings over 600 lbs around 55 percent. Cows around 5 percent. Slaughter
Cows steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 121.50-132.00; 400-500 lbs
120.50-131.00; 500-550 lbs 119.50-130.75; 550-600 lbs 108.00-119.00; 600-700
Lbs 101.00-113.50; 700-800 lbs 92.75-104.75; 800-850 lbs 85.50-95.75. Medium
And Large 1-2 310-315 lbs 118.00-121.00; 400-500 lbs 113.00-121.00; 500-550
Lbs 108.00-119.00; 550-600 lbs 94.00-105.50; 650-700 lbs 92.00-98.50; 750-
800 lbs 94.75-95.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 102.00-112.00; 400-500
Lbs 101.00-113.00; 500-600 lbs 100.75-113.50; 600-700 lbs 92.50-104.00; 700-
800 lbs 86.50-94.25. Medium And Large 1-2 350-400 lbs 100.50-106.50; 450-
500 lbs 89.50-105.50; 500-550 lbs 91.00-102.00; 550-600 lbs 87.00-97.50;
600-700 lbs 92.00-94.25; 700-800 lbs 89.00-94.50.

   Feeder Bulls: 300-400 lbs 116.00-124.50; 400-450 lbs 108.00-118.50; 450-
500 lbs 99.00-114.75; 500-600 lbs 97.50-107.75; 600-700 lbs 88.50-100.00;
750-800 lbs 89.00.


   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Av. Dressing      Hi Dressing      Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      45.00-48.50       49.00-52.50      ------------
Boning       80-85      47.50-50.75       52.50-57.50      38.50-44.00
                                      Ind 62.00
Lean         85-90      38.00-41.00       43.00-47.00      30.00-37.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
1480-2225 lbs           65.00-68.00       70.00-74.00      54.00-62.50

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service
         Brian K. Fleischmann, Market Reporter, (573) 751-5618
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS132.txt

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