Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 03/01/2011

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Receipts:   602    Last Week:   1784    Year Ago:   2581
 
   Compared to last week, feeder steers 1.00 to 3.00 higher and feeder heifers
2.00 to 5.00 higher. Demand very good. Todays offering was of good quality,
Good body condition, and most weaned with health programs. Feeder offerings
Around 60 percent steers and bulls and 40 percent heifers. 0fferings over 600
Lbs around 63 percent. Cows around 6 percent. Slaughter cows mostly steady. 

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  450-500 lbs 145.00-150.00; few fancy
470-485 lbs 164.00-168.00; 500-550 lbs 144.00-152.50; 550-600 lbs 138.00-145.50;
600-700 lbs 131.50-142.00; 700-800 lbs 124.00-132.25. Medium And Large 1-2  pkg
450 lbs 143.50; 550-600 lbs 123.75-132.00; pkg 795 lbs 122.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 140.00-142.00; 400-500 lbs  
137.00-144.50; 500-550 lbs 132.50-140.00; 550-600 lbs 125.75-137.50; 600-700 lbs
114.50-122.50; 700-800 lbs 112.00-120.25; pkg 926 lbs 97.00. Medium And Large
1-2  400-450 lbs 114.00-126.00; 450-500 lbs 121.00-132.50; 500-550 lbs 123.00-
131.00; 550-600 lbs 118.00-128.00; 650-700 lbs 112.50-118.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium And Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 137.00-145.00; 450-500 lbs
114.00-152.50; 500-550 lbs 120.00-141.50; pkg 660 lbs 115.00; 770-780 lbs 106.50
-109.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Av. Dressing      Hi Dressing      Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      ------------      -----------      ------------
Boning       80-85      62.50-69.50       70.50-71.50      51.00-57.00
Lean         85-90      47.50-53.00       -----------      36.50-38.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
1560-2225 lbs           74.50-80.50       pkg 91.50        63.50-72.00    


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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