Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 06/15/2010

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Receipts:  701    Week Ago:  1060    Year Ago:  735 

   Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers steady to weak, where 
comparisons could be made. Slaughter cows steady to 2.00 lower. A couple 
moderate sized strings of yearlings were available this week, with several more 
expected next week. Supply and demand moderate. Cows and bulls accounted for 29 
percent of the total offering. The feeder supply consisted of 58 percent steers 
and bulls and 42 percent heifers; 62 percent of all the feeders weighed over 600 
lbs. 

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 130.00-134.50; 500-600 lbs 
123.50-130.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 363 lbs thin 137.00; 500-600 lbs 
114.25-119.50; 600-700 lbs 109.00-111.75.  Large 1-2  600-700 lbs 106.75-109.50; 
lot 49 head 825 lbs 107.00; lot 27 head 1000 lbs 96.85. 

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 374 lbs 119.75; 500-600 lbs 112.00-
113.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 109.00-110.50; 500-600 lbs 101.00-
106.75; 600-700 lbs 100.25-104.00; lot 19 head 868 lbs 95.00.  Medium and Large 
2  pkg 490 lbs 104.25; pkg 843 lbs 89.00.  Large 1  lot 35 head 770 lbs 103.25.  

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 426 lbs 117.50; 500-600 lbs 109.00-
113.50; 600-700 lbs 101.50-104.75.  

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Av. Dressing      Hi Dressing      Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80       54.50-58.00      60.00-62.50       ----------- 
Boning       80-85       54.50-60.25      62.75-63.25   few 51.50-53.50 
Lean         85-90       47.00-52.00  few 53.00-55.00   few 45.00-47.00 

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1285-2035 lbs 72.00-75.50, few high
dressing 79.50.  

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_LS132.txt

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