Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 11/02/2010

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Receipts:  934    Week Ago:  1001    Year Ago:  828 

   Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers steady to 1.00 higher. 
Slaughter cows steady. Not very many large strings of the front end type 
available this week, with most of the cattle offered in small packages and lots 
with plenty of singles to tack on as needed. Supply and demand moderate. Cows 
and bulls accounted for 19 percent of the total offering. The feeder supply 
consisted of 49 percent steers and bulls and 51 percent heifers; 42 percent of 
all the feeder cattle weighed over 600 lbs. 

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 126.50-133.50; 500-600 lbs 
124.50-129.00, fleshy 116.50-117.25; 600-700 lbs 114.00-116.75, calves 103.00-
105.00; 700-800 lbs 108.00-114.25; lot 20 hd 829 lbs fleshy 103.25.  Medium and 
Large 1-2  pkg 365 lbs fleshy 120.00; 400-500 lbs 121.00-128.00; pkg 584 lbs 
121.00; pkg 637 lbs 111.00, 600-700 lbs calves 103.50; 700-800 lbs 108.00-
111.00.  Large 1-2  pkg 619 lbs fleshy 104.75; pkb 779 lbs fleshy 99.50.  

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 116.50-117.50; 400-500 lbs 
107.50-117.00; 500-600 lbs 105.25-110.00, pkg 585 lbs fleshy 102.00; 600-700 lbs 
101.00-106.00, pkg 684 lbs calves 98.25; 700-800 lbs 97.50-104.50.  Medium and 
Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 113.50-115.50; 400-500 lbs 107.50-114.00; 500-600 lbs 
100.00-104.50; 600-700 lbs 100.50-105.75; 700-800 lbs 99.00-104.50.  Large 1-2  
pkg 488 lbs 104.75.  

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 115.50-126.50; 500-600 lbs 
105.00-120.00; pkg 648 lbs 104.25. 

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Av. Dressing      Hi Dressing      Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80       49.00-53.50       ind. 55.00        ind. 47.50
Boning       80-85       48.50-53.00      -----------       46.00-48.50
Lean         85-90       46.00-49.00      -----------   few 40.25-44.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 1515-2185 lbs 65.50-69.50, extreme high 
dressing ind. 74.50.

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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