Boonville- Farmers Livestock Auction: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 12/14/2010

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Receipts:  764    Last Week:  1499    Year Ago:  1558
 
   Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers sold fully steady. Slaughter 
cows steady. Not very many sizable groups of cattle available this week with 
lots of singles to tack on when needed. Quality not as attractive either, with a 
fair amount of fleshy or full cattle on hand, but the market held up just fine 
anyway. Supply and demand moderate. Cows and bulls accounted for 24 percent of 
the total offering. The feeder supply consisted of 39 percent steers and bulls 
and 61 percent heifers; 56 percent of all the feeder cattle weighed over 600 
lbs. 

***Cattlemen’s Note:  Farmers Livestock will be closed next Tuesday, December 
21st. Normal sale schedule will resume Tuesday, December 28th with a combination 
feeder/special cow sale. Feeder cattle sell at 10:30 a.m. Weigh cows will begin 
at 4:30 p.m. and breeding stock at 6:00 p.m. Merry Christmas from the MDA/USDA 
Market News Staff.***

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   20    503-545     537    129.00-132.00     129.90
   16    562-578     573    126.25-132.25     130.41

   31    617-647     632    118.00-121.75     120.73
    7      651       651       118.25         118.25

    4    710-718     714    115.50-118.50     116.99

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5      326       326       136.00         136.00
   10    370-388     384    132.00-137.50     136.44
    4      436       436       132.50         132.50
    6    478-493     483       130.00         130.00
    4    503-528     516    126.00-131.00     128.56
    3      697       697       114.50         114.50   Full

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    303-348     326    125.00-128.00     126.40
    5    390-396     394    123.00-128.00     126.02

    6    413-416     415    123.00-125.75     124.84
    3      473       473       110.50         110.50   Full

   14    508-530     517    112.75-118.00     114.15
   16    553-571     564    110.00-115.00     113.08

    5    618-623     620       113.00         113.00

   13    702-733     715    107.50-110.50     109.08

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      427       427       113.00         113.00
    9    458-499     477    111.00-115.00     113.34
    3      537       537       113.25         113.25
   10    558-586     580    112.50-114.00     113.71
    4    605-643     624    103.75-110.25     106.90
   79    663-686     685    104.00-110.75     110.53
    5      729       729       100.75         100.75   Fleshy
    6      728       728       100.00         100.00   Full
   10    750-773     762    104.00-110.75     107.32
    4      873       873        96.00          96.00   Fleshy

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    403-413     408    131.50-137.50     134.46
    3      585       585       118.75         118.75
   11    618-623     621    108.00-113.00     110.54

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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