Boonville- Farmers Livestock Auction: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 01/04/2011

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Receipts:  1786    Last Week:  1734    Year Ago:  1251
 
   Compared to last week, feeder steers under 650 lbs sold 3.00 to 4.00 higher, 
spots 5.00 to 8.00 higher. Over 650 lb steers steady after last week’s sharp 
upturn. Feeder heifers steady to 3.00 higher, however, some weakness detected in 
500-600 lb heifers which were mostly steady to 3.00 lower. Slaughter cows 
steady. Lots of cattle in town this week, mostly small groups for buyers to put 
together with virtually no large strings available. The feeder market sure 
didn’t lose any footing over the holiday season and at the present time, 2011 
looks to have good things in store for cattlemen.  Supply heavy and demand 
moderate. Cows and bulls accounted for 07 percent of the total offering. The 
feeder supply consisted of 63 percent steers and bulls and 37 percent heifers; 
41 percent of all the feeder cattle weighed over 600 lbs.

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7    322-343     334    154.00-162.00     158.69
   15    377-398     382    145.50-153.50     151.84

    5    415-430     421    141.25-145.00     143.47
   33    453-486     472    139.25-143.25     141.29

   51    503-544     524    131.50-139.75     135.12
   56    551-593     567    128.00-133.50     131.43

   64    603-648     628    120.50-130.75     125.53
   14    673-688     678    120.75-122.25     121.33

   43    700-746     715    118.25-121.75     120.22
    7      759       759       119.50         119.50

   19      895       895    113.75-114.00     113.83

    3     1007      1007       102.25         102.25

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   18    443-447     445    138.75-143.75     141.26
   13    458-481     473    138.50-140.50     139.26
   17    509-523     511    123.00-127.50     126.00
    6      520       520       137.25         137.25   Thin Fleshed
   41    550-598     574    120.00-129.00     126.26
   30    606-649     636    118.50-125.50     121.19
   26    654-695     679    114.25-122.75     119.40
   16    700-714     704    119.25-120.25     120.00
   14    783-790     784    114.75-116.75     115.36

                      Feeder Steers Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4      884       884       114.75         114.75

                     Feeder Steers Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    503-513     508       123.00         123.00
   10    686-695     688    112.50-118.00     116.89
    6      823       823       110.50         110.50

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8      349       349       134.00         134.00
    9    350-398     375    128.00-135.00     132.11

   20    404-441     423    123.25-128.00     124.59
   48    461-496     482    116.50-124.00     120.09

   12    539-545     541    116.00-119.00     118.00
   21    561-588     577    113.50-118.75     117.03

   31    613-635     622    113.50-119.75     117.41
   11    650-685     667    112.00-115.00     113.09

   14    705-745     731    111.75-115.50     114.44
    9    757-797     784    112.50-114.00     113.52

    6     1002      1002        96.50          96.50

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9      277       277       125.00         125.00
    3      378       378       121.00         121.00
    6    430-433     432    123.00-123.50     123.33
   31    463-498     484    112.50-123.00     118.69
   25    500-544     521    118.25-121.25     120.33
   29    555-598     586    113.50-119.25     116.46
    5    608-628     620    112.75-115.75     114.57
    4      733       733       110.00         110.00
    3      792       792       113.75         113.75

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      235       235       119.00         119.00

                    Feeder Heifers Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   15    535-540     539    110.75-114.00     111.61
    4    600-630     615    112.50-114.75     113.60

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5      375       375       156.50         156.50
    9    551-580     567    123.00-127.50     124.94
    4      613       613       118.00         118.00
    3      700       700       110.00         110.00
    4      874       874       102.50         102.50

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_LS754.txt

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