Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 03/29/2011

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Receipts:   763    Last Week:   1451    Year Ago:   1710
 
   Compared to last week, feeder steers steady to 4.00 higher and feeder
Heifers steady to 2.00 higher. Demand good. Supply light. Feeder offerings
Around 58 percent steers and bulls and 42 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 
Lbs around 45 percent. Cows around 13 percent. Slaughter cows steady to 2.00
Higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 163.00-165.50; 450-500 lbs
154.50-165.50; 500-600 lbs 149.00-161.00; 700-800 lbs 126.00-132.00; pkg 825
Lbs 123.75; pkg 850 lbs 124.25. Medium And Large 1-2  450-500 lbs 127.00-
150.00; 500-550 lbs 146.50-150.50; 600-605 lbs 126.50-131.50; pkg 762 lbs
124.00.

   Holstein Steers:  Large 3  pkg 595 lbs 112.75; pkg 718 lbs 107.10.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 151.00-153.50; 400-500 lbs  
140.00-148.00; 500-600 lbs 131.75-139.50; 600-700 lbs 122.50-133.50; pkg 731
Lbs 119.35; pkg 754 lbs 116.25; pkg 880 lbs 110.50. Medium And Large 1-2  350-
400 lbs 128.00-136.50; 400-500 lbs 127.00-139.00; 500-600 lbs 124.00-138.50;
Pkg 703 lbs 115.50; few 912-935 lbs 99.00-100.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium And Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 144.50-161.50; 500-550 lbs  
143.50-150.00; 600-700 lbs 116.50-135.00.
104.75.

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Av. Dressing      Hi Dressing      Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      64.50-68.00       82.00-84.00      57.50-60.50
Boning       80-85      65.00-73.50       73.50-78.00      55.50-64.50
                                      Few 79.00-82.50          
Lean         85-90      47.00-54.50       62.00-67.00      37.00-45.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
1125-2235 lbs           80.00-90.50       94.00-98.00      71.00-78.50        

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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