Boonville- Farmers Livestock Auction: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 08/03/2010

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Receipts:  405    Last Week:  489    Year Ago:  779
 
   Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers sold steady to 2.00 lower on 
a light test. Slaughter cows 1.00 to 2.00 higher. Extreme heat and humidity 
continue to plague the area, making cattle movement difficult and sometimes 
dangerous. Supply light and demand moderate. Cows and bulls accounted for 20 
percent of the total offering. The feeder supply consisted of 75 percent steers 
and bulls and 25 percent heifers; 74 percent of all the feeders weighed over 600 
lbs. 

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2      308       308       136.00         136.00
    8    355-385     362    136.50-137.50     137.23

    9    416-423     418    131.00-132.50     132.16

    2      528       528       124.00         124.00
    2      550       550       124.00         124.00

    8      715       715       115.00         115.00

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2      328       328       130.00         130.00
    2      473       473       124.75         124.75
    9    630-641     637    115.00-117.75     115.91
    7      667       667       114.75         114.75
   16      793       793       111.00         111.00
   64      808       808       110.10         110.10

                     Feeder Steers Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   16      964       964        98.25          98.25

                      Feeder Steers Medium 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6      665       665       108.50         108.50

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4      425       425    115.00-119.00     117.00

    4      503       503       108.50         108.50
    8      559       559       110.25         110.25

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4      468       468    109.50-110.00     109.75
   18    613-623     620    107.00-108.25     107.37
   15    655-674     671    106.75-108.60     108.36

                    Feeder Heifers Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4      899       899        89.35          89.35

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      402       402       125.00         125.00
    3      487       487       115.75         115.75
    2      503       503       113.50         113.50
    2      565       565       107.00         107.00

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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