Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 05/03/2011

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Receipts:  950    Last Week:  280    Year Ago:  1274
 
   Compared to last week, feeder steers 2.00 to 6.00 higher and feeder
Heifers steady to 4.00 higher. Demand very good. Supply moderate. Feeder
Offerings around 60 percent steers and bulls and 40 percent heifers. Offerings
Over 600 lbs around 46 percent. Cows around 25 percent. Slaughter cows mostly
Steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 163.00-175.00; pkg 422 lbs
171.25; 450-500 lbs 151.00-155.00; 500-550 lbs 140.00-152.00; pkg fancy 535
Lbs 157.00; 550-600 lbs 138.50-148.00; pkg value added 551 lbs 150.00; 600-
650 lbs 136.00-146.50; 650-700 lbs 125.00-133.25; pkg fancy 650 lbs 140.25;
700-800 lbs 119.50-129.50; 800-850 lbs 115.00-119.75. Medium And Large 1-2
450-500 lbs 144.00-146.00; 500-600 lbs 134.50-140.00; 600-650 lbs 124.00-
134.50; 700-750 lbs 124.50-127.50; pkg 870 lbs 117.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 and 1-2  300-350 lbs 144.00-155.00;
350-400 lbs 138.50-147.50; 400-500 lbs 133.50-146.00; 500-600 lbs 128.00-
137.50; 600-700 lbs 115.00-133.75; pkg 850 lbs 107.00. Medium And Large 1-2
350-400 lbs 131.00-138.00; 400-500 lbs 124.50-140.00; 500-600 lbs 119.00-
129.50; 600-700 lbs 118.75-125.50; 700-750 lbs 109.00-120.75; pkg 829 lbs
111.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium And Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 139.00-150.00; 400-450   
Lbs 139.00-150.00; 450-500 lbs 126.00-143.00; 500-550 lbs 131.50-144.00;
550-600 lbs 116.00-124.00; 600-700 lbs 114.50-125.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Av. Dressing      Hi Dressing      Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      65.00-69.50       72.50-77.00      61.00-64.00            
Boning       80-85      69.00-74.50       75.00-79.00      65.50-68.00
                                      Few 80.00-83.50
Lean         85-90      51.50-61.50       63.00-71.50      37.00-49.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
1475-1920 lbs           97.00-98.00       100.00-105.00    75.00-82.00       

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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