Boonville- Farmers Livestock Auction: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 05/18/2010

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Receipts:  782    Last Week:  819    Year Ago:  526
 
   Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers sold steady to 3.00 lower 
with the most decline on steers under 600 lbs. Slaughter cows steady to 1.00 
higher. An unusually large supply of cows included several small groups of bred 
cows as well as pairs, which were met with pretty good demand. The replacement 
stock available were for the most part of good kind, even if they were on the 
thin side. Besides just a couple small lots of cattle, the feeder offering 
consisted solely of small pkgs, singles and odds, which will probably be the 
norm for the foreseeable future. A good crowd on hand for such a sunny day in 
mid-Missouri, but most ground is still too soggy to get much done whether itís 
in the lawn or on a tractor seat. Supply and demand moderate. Cows and bulls 
accounted for 35 percent of the total offering. The feeder supply consisted of 
50 percent steers and bulls and 50 percent heifers; 31 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      449       449       134.00         134.00
    7    460-480     469    131.50-134.00     132.64

    4      546       546       126.00         126.00
    9    550-585     569    121.50-124.00     122.57

   23    674-686     682    116.75-118.50     117.97

    4      711       711       110.00         110.00   Fleshy

   11    814-815     814       110.75         110.75

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7      434       434       128.50         128.50
   12    487-488     488    122.00-132.75     127.87
   10    525-535     530    120.75-124.50     122.09
    7    553-593     580    118.50-121.25     119.85
    3      600       600       115.50         115.50
    6    680-688     685    112.50-115.50     114.51
    3      878       878       106.00         106.00

                  Feeder Holstein Steers Large 3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5      559       559        80.00          80.00

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4      433       433       117.00         117.00
    7      416       416       123.00         123.00   Fancy
   21    464-493     478    115.00-119.50     117.85

   20    505-548     525    112.00-117.00     114.02
   14    565-566     566    112.00-112.50     112.39

   10    602-624     615    107.00-109.25     108.29
    9    673-694     687    102.00-109.00     104.29

    8    809-815     812    103.00-105.00     104.00

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    353-375     366    120.50-123.00     121.46
   10    455-498     476    117.00-119.00     117.57
   21    513-537     517    102.00-112.25     109.27
    6    578-595     589    103.00-109.75     107.54

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   11    580-594     591    107.50-110.00     107.95
    4      676       676       107.00         107.00
    5      900       900        95.00          95.00

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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