Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 03/22/2011

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Receipts:   1451    Last Week:   811    Year Ago:   413
 
   Compared to last week, feeder steers 3.00 to 8.00 higher with the most
advance on steers under 700 lbs and feeder heifers steady to 3.00 higher.
Supply moderate. Demand very good again this week as the quality of the feeders 
was very good again this week. Feeder offerings around 60 percent steers and
bulls and 40 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs around 49 percent. Cows
around 9 percent. Slaughter cows 3.00 to 4.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 160.00-170.00; 400-450 lbs
160.50-170.00; 450-500 lbs 155.50-165.25; 500-550 lbs 149.50-158.25; 550-600 lbs
143.00-154.00; 600-650 lbs 140.00-148.75; 650-700 lbs 133.00-144.00; 700-800 lbs
124.00-134.25; pkg 846 lbs 121.35. Medium And Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 143.00-
153.00; 500-600 lbs 127.50-154.50; 600-700 lbs 123.00-136.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 343 lbs 157.00; 350-400 lbs 141.50-
149.00; 400-500 lbs 137.00-146.00; 500-600 lbs 129.50-141.00; 600-700 lbs 121.25
-133.75; 700-750 lbs 115.00-120.75. Medium And Large 1-2  300-350 lbs 132.00-
138.00; 450-500 lbs 127.00-139.50; 500-600 lbs 123.00-138.50; 600-650 lbs 118.00
-126.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium And Large 1-2  400-500 143.00-158.00; 500-600 lbs  
120.00-151.50; 600-700 lbs 115.00-125.00; pkg 762 lbs 113.25; pkg 884 lbs 
104.75.

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Av. Dressing      Hi Dressing      Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      65.00-73.00       75.00-82.00      ------------
Boning       80-85      60.00-68.50       69.00-74.50      46.00-54.50
                                      Few 79.00-82.50      
Lean         85-90      47.00-50.00       56.00-59.50      41.00-46.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
1240-2195 lbs           84.50-92.50       94.00-97.50      75.50-84.00        

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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