Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 10/19/2010

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Receipts:  828    Week Ago: 409    Year Ago: 937 

   Compared to last week’s short supply, similar sales of feeder cattle traded 
from 4.00 to 6.00 higher with instances of up to 10.00 higher on 500-600 lb 
steers. Slaughter cows steady to 1.00 higher. Quality and demand were both much 
improved over the last sale with the majority of the cattle on offer weaned and 
worked. Several consignments of heavy weight yearlings were readily absorbed but 
5 weight steers were the hottest item at the barn this week, particularly early 
in the day. Supply and demand moderate. Cows and bulls accounted for 17 percent 
of the total offering. The feeder supply consisted of 55 percent steers and 
bulls and 45 percent heifers; 49 percent of all the feeder cattle weighed over 
600 lbs. 

***Cattlemen’s Note: Farmers Livestock Auction will hold a Special Stock Cow 
Sale on Saturday, October 23rd, expecting 700 head of bred cows, heifers and 
breeding bulls. Weigh cows sell at 4:30 p.m. followed by breeding stock at 6:00 
p.m.***

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400  lbs 130.00-133.00; 500-600 lbs 
122.25-126.00; 600-700 lbs 111.50-114.00, pkg 636 lbs calves 106.00; 700-800 lbs 
110.85-111.25; part load 805 lbs 110.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  200-300 lbs 
120.00-132.00; 300-400 lbs 127.00-128.00; 400-500 lbs 115.00-124.00; 500-600 lbs 
114.75-121.75; pkg 630 lbs 111.00.  Large 1  lot 23 head 782 lbs fleshy 109.00.  
Large 1-2  pkg 472 lbs fleshy 106.00; pkg 657 lbs 106.25; pkg 746 lbs 102.00.  

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 113.50-115.00; 400-500 lbs 
104.50-110.00; pkg 568 lbs 103.25, pkg 575 lbs fleshy 101.00; 600-700 lbs 
102.50-108.00; 700-800 lbs 103.00-103.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 
102.50-111.00; 400-500 lbs 100.75-109.00; 500-600 lbs 99.00-103.75, pkg 555 lbs 
fleshy 95.75; 600-700 lbs 101.75-106.00; pkg 734 lbs 104.50.  Large 1  lot 12 hd 
740 lbs 102.25.  Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 100.00-102.00; pkg 583 lbs 102.25.  

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 393 lbs 121.00-123.00; pkg 404 lbs 
119.00; 500-600 lbs 100.00-105.25; pkg 620 lbs 100.75-102.50; pkg 768 lbs 90.00. 

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Av. Dressing      Hi Dressing      Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80       50.00-55.25  few 56.75-58.00      ------------
Boning       80-85       49.25-55.50      -----------       46.00-48.00
Lean         85-90       46.00-48.25      49.00-50.50      ------------

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1480-2240 lbs 65.50-68.00, few high 
dressing 71.00-73.00, few low dressing 55.00-62.50. 

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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