Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 03/15/2011

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Receipts:  811    Last Week:  1571    Year Ago:  1420
 
   Compared to last week, feeder steers under 700 lbs steady to 3.00 higher,
Over 700 lbs 1.00 to 2.00 lower and feeder heifers under 600 lbs steady to 4.00
Higher, over 600 lbs 1.00 to 3.00 lower. Demand good. Supply light. Feeder 
Offerings around 53 percent steers and bulls and 47 percent heifers. Offerings
Over 600 lbs around 33 percent. Cows around 14 percent. Slaughter cows mostly
Steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-350 lbs 157.50-167.00; 350-400 lbs
150.00-160.00; 400-500 lbs 151.50-162.00; 500-550 lbs 149.75-160.25; 550-600 lbs
145.00-150.25; 600-650 lbs 136.00-145.50; 650-700 lbs 127.50-136.00; 700-800 lbs
127.50-133.00; 800-850 lbs 119.00-121.75. Medium And Large 1-2 pkg 375 lbs 
159.00; 500-550 lbs 141.00-147.50; 550-600 lbs 132.50-141.75; pkg 647 lbs 
130.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 138.00-148.00; 400-500 lbs  
134.50-145.50; 500-600 lbs 135.00-146.25; 600-700 lbs 123.50-126.75; pkg fleshy
643 lbs 118.25; few fleshy 720-728 lbs 115.75-117.75. Medium And Large 1-2 350-
400 lbs 136.00-139.25; 450-500 lbs 123.00-133.50; 500-600 lbs 126.00-135.00; 650
-700 lbs 116.00-119.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium And Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 144.00-157.50; 650-700 lbs 
115.75-116.75; pkg 791 lbs 108.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Av. Dressing      Hi Dressing      Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      ------------      -----------      ind. 57.50
Boning       80-85      60.00-68.50       69.00-75.50      46.50-54.50
Lean         85-90      48.00-58.00       -----------      38.50-41.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
 1410-2395 lbs          73.50-84.50       ind. 94.50       54.00-57.00

   Replacement Cows:  Medium And Large 1  4 yrs to short solid 1050-1575 lbs 1st
To 3rd stage 1000.00-1375.00 per head. Medium And Large 1-2  3 yrs to short     
Solid 915-1372 lbs 1st to 3rd stage 900.00-975.00 per head. 

   Cow-calf pairs:  Medium And Large 1  3yrs to short solid with baby to 380 lb
Calves at side and most cows bred back in 1st to 2nd stage 1325.00-1600.00 per
Pair. Medium And Large 1-2  1 yrs to short solid with baby to 300 lb calves at
Side 990.00-1200.00 per pair. 

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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