Boonville- Farmers Livestock Auction: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 03/30/2010

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Receipts:  1710    Week Ago:  413    Year Ago:  631

   Compared to last week, feeder steers sold 5.00 to 8.00 higher with spots of 
9.00-12.00 higher on steers under 600 lbs. Feeder heifers 2.00 to 5.00 higher. 
Slaughter cows 1.00 to 2.00 higher. Quality was not as attractive as in recent 
weeks at Farmers Livestock but buyers did not seem to mind and were aggressive 
from the start. Discounts were only very evident on the unweaned, unvaccinated 
offerings. Supply moderate to heavy and demand good. Cows and bulls accounted 
for 06 percent of the offering. The feeder supply consisted of 42 percent steers 
and bulls and 58 percent heifers; 44 percent of all the feeders weighed over 600 
lbs.

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4      343       343       125.50         125.50   Fleshy

   24    403-423     416    131.00-134.00     132.59
   15    453-498     470    126.00-134.00     128.91
   14    450-458     457    122.00-124.25     123.93   Fleshy

   25    507-528     517    125.00-133.00     129.17
   25    558-590     573    118.50-128.00     124.24

   44    600-638     613    111.50-119.50     117.64
   27    655-680     671    109.50-113.00     111.86

   42    700-723     703    106.75-111.00     108.06
   18    760-793     780    103.75-107.75     105.27

    4      820       820        97.00          97.00
    3      888       888        97.25          97.25

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   14      257       257       127.00         127.00
    8    400-416     408    118.00-126.00     120.45
    6    453-473     465    122.00-126.00     124.00
   13    503-541     527    120.50-126.50     122.77
   24    550-595     566    116.75-124.00     120.73
   11    618-648     628    111.00-116.75     114.37
   24    785-791     790    100.00-102.50     102.29

                    Feeder Steers Medium 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   20      457       457       127.75         127.75
   10      613       613       106.00         106.00

                    Feeder Steers Medium 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8      353       353       102.00         102.00

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   26    355-377     364    113.75-118.50     116.34

    5    428-448     440    109.00-116.50     113.58
   12      443       443       104.00         104.00   Fleshy
   49    463-498     476    107.50-112.50     110.02

   65    505-548     530    103.25-109.00     106.66
    6      518       518        97.00          97.00   Fleshy
   34    550-570     556    103.25-108.50     105.61
   12      578       578        99.00          99.00   Fleshy

   65    604-646     620    100.50-105.25     103.54
   80    667-690     677    101.00-103.75     102.07

   22    708-743     723     95.00-98.00       96.12
    9      788       788        94.00          94.00

    8    822-840     826     92.00-94.00       93.49

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9      294       294       115.00         115.00
   11    300-335     316    108.00-111.00     109.55
    8    358-390     374    108.50-112.50     109.92
   19    428-449     443    102.00-108.00     105.02
   21    452-498     479    104.50-108.50     105.88
   11    503-532     517    101.00-104.00     101.65
    9      524       524       109.00         109.00   Thin
   55    555-588     569     97.00-104.25     102.94
   14    607-648     620     97.00-102.25      99.20
   31    658-676     675     98.00-102.25     101.98
   12    780-795     785     91.00-94.00       92.07
    3      863       863        86.00          86.00

                      Feeder Heifers Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   12      560       560       105.60         105.60
   22      637       637       103.75         103.75

                     Feeder Heifers Medium 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4      645       645        95.25          95.25

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   10    353-388     376    129.00-133.50     131.70
    5      420       420       131.50         131.50
   20    500-538     527    109.00-119.00     112.97
    6    555-567     561    101.00-113.25     107.06
   13    621-648     626    100.00-105.00     103.51
    3      725       725        90.00          90.00
    7      918       918        84.00          84.00

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service
         Tracey Thompson, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS754.txt
 
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