Boonville- Farmers Livestock Auction: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 08/24/2010

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

   Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers 1.00 to 3.00 higher. 
Slaughter cows steady to 1.00 lower. Feeder quality was above average this week 
with some decent sized strings for buyers to put together. The feeder market 
found some strength again this week after last week’s sharply higher feedlot 
trade. An evening cow sale was held with several partial dispersals on hand from 
local reputation herds. Supply moderate and demand moderate to good. Cows and 
bulls accounted for 46 percent of the total offering. The feeder supply 
consisted of 48 percent steers and bulls and 52 percent heifers; 48 percent of 
all the feeder cattle weighed over 60 lbs.    

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      433       433       135.50         135.50
    4    480-495     488    134.50-135.50     135.01

   26    512-548     520    127.50-133.75     130.51
   15      559       559       127.00         127.00

   12    608-629     622    120.50-121.75     120.91
   29    655-688     679    118.25-122.25     120.12

   25    704-720     715    116.00-117.75     117.11

    3      818       818       113.75         113.75

   17      917       917       107.85         107.85

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   14    350-368     353    131.00-133.00     131.30
    4    408-440     424    121.00-123.50     122.30
    8    478-485     482    123.00-124.25     123.62
    9      526       526       130.50         130.50
   16    568-593     584    119.00-123.50     121.97
   12    624-643     629    116.00-119.00     117.38
   13    672-696     687    115.75-119.75     117.26
   10    700-728     719    112.00-114.50     112.76
   11    757-790     769    111.50-112.00     111.73
    8      931       931       105.75         105.75

                     Feeder Steers Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      770       770       112.25         112.25

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   24    518-548     533    114.50-116.25     115.88
   58    560-596     573    113.75-118.00     115.99

   46    606-619     610    113.75-116.00     115.64

   26      706       706       111.35         111.35

   16      821       821       104.75         104.75

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   12      293       293       119.00         119.00
    3      370       370       116.50         116.50
   19    405-438     430    115.00-116.75     116.42
   16    460-499     484    112.50-114.75     113.84
   26    515-538     518    112.50-115.75     113.56
    6    556-583     565    111.75-114.25     112.61
    7    635-641     639    107.00-111.00     109.86
    3      698       698       110.00         110.00
    5    713-717     715       109.50         109.50

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_LS754.txt
 
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