Boonville- Farmers Livestock Auction: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 08/31/2010

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Receipts:  688    Week Ago:  1457    Year Ago:  914

   Compared to last week, feeder steers sold steady to 2.00 lower and feeder 
heifers 2.00 to 3.00 lower. Slaughter cows 1.00 to 2.00 lower. Most of the 
feeder cattle available were offered as small pkgs and singles, but several 
strings of yearlings are expected for next week. Supply and demand moderate. 
Cows and bulls accounted for 23 percent of the total offering. The feeder supply 
consisted of 58 percent steers and bulls and 42 percent heifers; 47 percent of 
all the feeder cattle weighed over 600 lbs. 

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   18    417-445     428    132.00-136.00     133.78

   21    505-540     525    127.00-132.50     130.79
    3      560       560       128.50         128.50

   24    634-640     637    117.50-122.75     121.00
   22    657-690     686    116.75-121.75     117.40

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      395       395       126.50         126.50
    5    450-468     461    122.25-125.50     123.52
    5    532-545     537    122.50-125.00     123.99
   10    569-598     586    122.75-123.50     123.04
   16    603-645     637    117.75-119.00     118.55
    8    662-693     674    114.25-117.00     115.84
   21    767-775     772    111.75-112.75     112.32

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      403       403       118.50         118.50
    3      498       498       114.50         114.50

   27    513-545     527    111.50-114.25     112.65
   12    558-589     581    112.75-113.50     112.93

   11    610-614     613    112.75-114.00     113.66

   16      751       751       108.00         108.00

    7      820       820       101.50         101.50

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      383       383       115.75         115.75
   17    415-449     441    110.50-117.00     114.49
   15    463-488     477    108.00-114.00     112.15
   10    550-588     561    105.75-111.50     108.58
    6    670-683     676    104.50-107.00     105.49
    6    715-738     730       106.25         106.25

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      452       452       120.00         120.00
    5    535-538     537    115.00-116.50     115.90
    9    558-598     587    112.50-114.50     112.92
    4      606       606       110.25         110.25
    5    675-697     688    102.25-102.75     102.55
    5      762       762       101.25         101.25

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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