Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 04/26/2011

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Receipts:   280    Last Week:   1225    Year Ago:   886
 
   Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers mostly steady on a very
light run as heavy rainfall and flooding came to the surrounding area. Demand
moderate to good. Feeder offerings around 45 percent steers and bulls and 55
percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs around 17 percent. Cows around 22
percent. Slaughter cows mostly steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 and 1-2  300-400 lbs 144.00-160.00;
400-500 lbs 134.00-158.00; 500-600 lbs 132.00-147.50; 600-700 lbs 122.00-
130.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 and 1-2  300-400 lbs 124.00-148.00;
400-500 lbs 127.00-150.00; 500-600 lbs 118.00-134.50; 600-700 lbs 114.00-
131.00; 700-800 lbs 113.00-116.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium And Large 1-2  300-325 lbs 144.00-146.00; 400-500   
Lbs 139.00-149.00; 500-600 lbs 118.50-140.00; 600-650 lbs 118.50-124.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Av. Dressing      Hi Dressing      Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      66.00-71.50       72.50-77.00      ------------            
                                      ind 82.50
Boning       80-85      64.00-72.50       75.50-81.00      52.50-61.50
                                      Few 84.00-88.00
Lean         85-90      60.50-63.50       68.50-73.50      ------------

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
1495-1890 lbs           80.50-86.50   ind 100.00           ------------       

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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