Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 04/12/2011

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Receipts:  1371    Last Week:  1196    Year Ago:  1656
 
   Compared to last week, feeder steers 6.00 to 10.00 lower with the most
decrease on steers under 450 lbs except 450 lb to 550 lb steers steady to 3.00
higher, and feeder heifers steady to 3.00 higher except for 450 lb to 550 lb
heifers 3.00 to 5.00 lower. Supply moderate. Demand moderate to good. Feeder
offerings around 53 percent steers and bulls and 47 percent heifers. Offerings
over 600 lbs around 31 percent. Cows around 18 percent. Slaughter cows mostly
steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 160.00-166.00; 400-500 lbs
156.00-166.50; pkg value added 452 lbs 172.00; 500-550 lbs 149.00-162.50; 550-
600 lbs 147.50-153.50; 600-650 lbs 138.50-149.25; pkg value added 612 lbs 
150.50; 650-700 lbs 133.25-139.35; 700-750 lbs 126.50-134.85; pkg thin 705 lbs
139.25; pkg 849 lbs 122.00. Medium And Large 1-2  300-325 lbs 140.00-144.00;
400-500 lbs 143.00-154.00; 500-600 lbs 132.00-147.00; 600-650 lbs 124.00-136.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 145.00-156.50; 400-500 lbs
139.00-152.00; 500-600 lbs 133.50-144.50; pkg fleshy 560 lbs 129.00; 600-700 lbs
124.50-132.85; 700-750 lbs 122.50-126.75. Medium And Large 1-2  300-350 lbs
137.00-146.00; 350-400 lbs 130.00-139.50; 400-500 lbs 129.00-142.50; pkg thin
443 lbs 143.50; 500-600 lbs 128.00-135.00; 600-650 lbs 109.00-123.50; 800-900
lbs 105.00-109.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium And Large 1   350-400 lbs 145.00-162.50; 400-500 lbs
141.00-160.50; 500-600 lbs 125.00-143.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Av. Dressing      Hi Dressing      Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      63.00-69.50       -----------      55.00-60.00
Boning       80-85      63.00-70.00       71.00-77.50      52.50-61.00
                                      Few 78.50-80.00          
Lean         85-90      44.00-54.50       55.50-64.50      32.00-42.00
                                      few 68.00-72.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
1220-2015               85.00-93.00       100.00-106.00    74.00-82.00           

   Replacement Cows:  Medium And Large 1  5yrs to 7yrs 1295-1387 lbs 2nd to 3rd
stage 1100.00-1300.00 per head. Medium And Large 1-2  1 1/2 yrs to short solid
828-1490 lbs 1st to 3rd stage 910.00-1050.00 per head. Medium And Large 2  1 
yrs to broken mouth 760-1135 lbs 1st to 3rd stage 670.00-875.00 per head.

   Cow-calf pairs:  Medium And Large 1  2yrs to short solid 1263-1593 lbs with 
baby to 300 lb calves at side and some cows bred back in 1st and 2nd stage
1360.00-1475.00.  Medium And Large 1-2  1 1/2yrs to broken mouth 780-1420 lbs
with baby to 300 lb calves at side and some cows bred back in 1st stage 1000.00
-1230.00 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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