Palmyra- F and T Livestock Auction: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 12/13/2010

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Receipts:  490    Week Ago:  1675    Year Ago:  700

   Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers steady with last
weeks sharp advance.  Slaughter cows 1.00-2.00 higher.  Receipt limited
by the first really cold blast of the winter season along with some
super cold wind chills that bit the entire Midwest.  Demand good and
supply light.  Cows and bulls accounted for 13 percent of the run and
feeders 87 percent.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls made up
approximately 56 percent of the run; heifers 44 percent; steers and
heifers over 600 lbs totaled around 64 percent.

Scheduling note: Palmyra will hold a special replacement cow sale this
Saturday, December 18th.  Next feeder cattle sale will be Monday,
December 20th, with no sale on Monday, December 27th.

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   16    402-445     422    140.00-147.00     143.96
   32    450-495     479    131.50-143.25     136.64

   11    523-539     534    129.00-136.00     131.96
    7      550       550       127.00         127.00
    8    555-556     555    122.50-123.00     122.81   Fleshy

   31    602-644     627    119.50-122.50     120.73
   25    638-646     642    114.00-118.50     116.51   Fleshy
   21      665       665       120.00         120.00
   12      689       689       118.00         118.00   Fleshy

    6      700       700       117.00         117.00

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5      724       724       108.00         108.00   Calves

                    Feeder Steers Medium 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      443       443       126.00         126.00

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      353       353       126.00         126.00

    6    401-425     409    123.00-129.00     126.92
    5      473       473       124.00         124.00
    5    472-481     477    108.00-117.00     113.44   Fleshy

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9      548       548       116.00         116.00
   38    615-640     635    108.25-115.25     114.00
    3      658       658       110.00         110.00
   62      859       859       109.20         109.20

                    Feeder Heifers Medium 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2      505       505       100.00         100.00
    4      553       553        98.00          98.00

   Slaughter Cows:
            Percent Lean    Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing    Lo Dressing
Breaking    70-80                          59.00-60.25    45.00-51.75
Boning      80-85           52.00-55.25    56.00-58.75    47.00-51.00
Lean        85-90           46.00-50.25                   40.00-46.00
                                             light weight 34.50-39.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1400-1700 lbs Low Dressing
55.50-56.25.


Source: MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Palmyra, MO
        Steve Disselhorst, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
        24 hour recorded report 573-522-9244
        www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS764.txt

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