Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 09/28/2010

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Receipts:  575    Week Ago:  942    Year Ago:  828 

   Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers sold 1.00 to 2.00 lower, 
spots 3.00 lower on calves under 600 lbs. Slaughter cows 2.00 to 3.00 lower. 
Pretty light crowd on hand this week with lots of locals busy with harvest. 
Supply and demand light to moderate. Cows and bulls accounted for 13 percent of 
the total offering. The feeder supply consisted of 57 percent steers and bulls 
and 43 percent heifers; 49 percent of all the feeder cattle weighed over 600 
lbs. 

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs fleshy 126.00-128.50; pkg 427 
lbs 128.00, pkg 455 lbs fleshy 123.00; 500-600 lbs 117.75-122.25; 600-700 lbs 
114.75-115.50, lot 50 head fleshy 111.75; 700-800 lbs 111.00-113.00; pkg 810 lbs 
108.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 120.50-125.00; 400-500 lbs 118.00-
125.00; 600-700 lbs 109.50-117.25, ppkg 605 lbs fleshy 108.00; pkg 993 lbs 
92.25.  

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 108.00-112.50, pkg 485 lbs 
fleshy 102.75; 500-600 lbs 103.75-108.00; 600-700 lbs 104.50-106.00; 700-800 lbs 
99.75-104.00; pkg 814 lbs 102.25.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 278 lbs 113.50; 
400-500 lbs 101.50-106.00; 500-600 lbs 100.50-106.00; 600-700 lbs 99.25-104.50.  

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 114.00-129.00; pkg 487 lbs 
118.25; pkg 596 lbs 105.00; pkg 606 lbs 101.00.  

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Av. Dressing      Hi Dressing      Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80       51.25-54.25      -----------       47.00-48.50
Boning       80-85       50.50-55.50       ind. 57.25       44.50-48.25
Lean         85-90       44.00-47.25       ind. 52.00       -----------

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  ind. 1710 lbs 66.50; few low dressing 
1450-2050 lbs 62.00-64.25. 

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_LS132.txt

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