Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 04/05/2011

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Receipts:  1196    Last Week:  763    Year Ago:  1821
 
   Compared to last week, feeder steers steady to 5.00 higher and feeder
Heifers steady to 3.00 higher. Demand good. Supply moderate. Feeder offerings
Around 52 percent steers and bulls and 48 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 
Lbs around 51 percent. Cows around 16 percent. Slaughter cows steady to 5.00
Higher. 

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 171.00-179.00; 400-500 lbs
159.00-174.00; 500-600 lbs 150.00-160.00; 600-700 lbs 138.00-148.75; pkg fancy
626 lbs 152.00; 750-800 lbs 130.75-135.60; 800-900 lbs 124.50-130.50. Medium
and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 144.00-156.00; pkg 771 lbs 124.00.

   Holstein Steers:  Large 3  pkg 653 lbs 105.50; pkg 855 lbs 87.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 145.00-155.50; 400-500 lbs  
144.00-151.50; pkg thin 436 lbs 153.00; 500-550 lbs 139.00-149.50; 550-600 lbs
129.00-133.50; 600-700 lbs 120.00-133.75; 700-800 lbs 119.00-129.25; 800-850
lbs 119.25-120.50. Medium And Large 1-2  300-350 lbs 143.00-154.00; 350-400 lbs
134.00-145.00; pkg thin 368 lbs 161.00; 400-500 lbs 135.00-149.50; 500-550 lbs
130.00-139.50; pkg thin 503 lbs 141.75; 550-600 lbs 120.00-131.00; 600-700 lbs
118.50-128.00; pkg 947 lbs 102.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium And Large 1   300-400 lbs 168.00-177.50; 400-500 lbs
159.50-162.50; 500-550 lbs 146.50-152.00. Medium And Large 1-2  400-450 lbs  
139.50-154.00; pkg thin 412 lbs 173.00; 450-500 lbs 132.00-143.00; pkg thin 455
Lbs 155.50; 500-550 lbs 140.00-152.00; 550-600 lbs 124.50-138.50; 650-700 lbs
122.00-133.00; 700-705 lbs 129.00-132.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Av. Dressing      Hi Dressing      Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      64.50-68.50       75.50-82.50      57.00-63.50
Boning       80-85      61.00-69.00       70.00-78.00      57.50-61.00
                                      Few 87.00-93.00          
Lean         85-90      47.50-55.50       56.00-63.50      35.00-46.50
                                      Few 68.50-70.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
1235-2185 lbs           80.00-88.50       91.50-100.50     72.00-79.00     

   Replacement Cows:  Medium And Large 1  3 yrs to short solid 1050-1345 lbs
1st to 3rd stage 1060.00-1260.00 per head. Medium And Large 1-2  2 yrs to short
Solid 900-1245 lbs 1st to 3rd stage 820.00-1040.00 per head.

   Cow-calf pairs:  Medium And Large 1-2  5 yrs to 7 yrs 1240-1485 lbs with 
Baby to 275 lb calves at side 1275.00-1425.00 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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