Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 02/15/2011

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Receipts:   1738    Last Week:   545    Year Ago:   1067
 
   Compared to last week, feeder steers under 500 lbs 10.00 higher, over
500 lbs 4.00 to 8.00 higher and feeder heifers 2.00 to 4.00 higher. Supply
moderate. Demand very good as the quality of the feeders ran deep throughout
the auction. Feeder offerings around 50 percent steers and bulls and 50
percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs around 57 percent. Cows around 9
percent. Slaughter cows steady to 2.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 157.00-163.00; 400-500 lbs
150.25-162.25; 500-550 lbs 141.50-150.25; 550-600 lbs 136.50-146.00; 600-700
lbs 126.00-138.75; 700-800 lbs 124.00-132.35; pkg 838 lbs 121.75; 850-855 lbs
120.50-122.75. Medium And Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 153.00-154.50; 450-500 lbs
140.00-144.50; 500-550 lbs 127.00-139.00; 550-600 lbs 117.00-129.50; 690-692 lbs
124.00-124.50; 700-750 lbs 121.50-125.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 135.00-142.00; 400-500 lbs 
128.50-139.50; 500-600 lbs 124.25-136.00; pkg fleshy 535 lbs 116.75; 600-700 lbs
118.00-126.25; 700-800 lbs 114.00-118.00. Medium And Large 1-2  300-350 lbs 
133.00-140.00; 400-450 lbs 128.00-130.00; 450-500 lbs 112.50-117.00; 500-600 lbs
116.00-129.50; 650-700 lbs 111.00-116.00; 750-800 lbs 106.00-112.00; pkg 826 lbs
110.25; pkg 983 lbs 99.75.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium And Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 121.00-139.00; 500-550 lbs
113.00-134.50; 600-650 lbs 115.75-121.00. 


   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Av. Dressing      Hi Dressing      Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      65.50-67.00       79.00-81.50      ------------
Boning       80-85      64.00-70.50       73.00-73.50      61.00-63.50
Lean         85-90      51.00-56.50       58.00-62.00      41.00-50.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
1450-2080 lbs           76.00-79.50       -----------      57.50-69.00


Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service
         Brian K. Fleischmann, 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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