Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 05/17/2011

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Receipts:   608    Last Week:   892    Year Ago:   782
 
   Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers mostly steady, with
Spots 2.00 to 3.00 higher. Supply light. Demand good. Feeder offering around
55 percent steers and bulls and 45 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs
Around 30 percent. Cows around 32 percent. Slaughter cows mostly steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 156.50-162.00; 400-500
Lbs 143.50-154.00; 500-550 lbs 141.50-149.00; 550-600 lbs 129.00-135.00;
600-700 lbs 124.00-134.50; 700-800 lbs 121.00-127.00. Medium And Large 1-2
450-500 lbs 129.00-139.00; 500-550 lbs 131.00-141.00; 550-600 lbs 123.00- 
136.75; 700-750 lbs 119.50-125.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 141.50-148.00; 400-500 
Lbs 132.00-143.75; 500-600 lbs 122.00-135.00; 600-650 lbs 121.00-125.75;
700-800 lbs 109.50-121.50; pkg 826 lbs 114.25. Medium And Large 1-2  300-
400 lbs 126.00-137.50; 400-500 lbs 118.50-130.00; 500-550 lbs 120.00-126.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium And Large 1-2  pkg 367 lbs 167.00; 400-500 lbs  
135.50-157.00; 500-600 lbs 123.50-141.00; 600-650 lbs 121.00-124.25; pkg
702 lbs 118.25.

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Av. Dressing      Hi Dressing      Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      65.00-72.00       73.50-79.00      ------------            
Boning       80-85      67.00-72.50       73.00-78.50      58.50-61.50
                                      Ind 82.00
Lean         85-90      50.50-59.50       60.00-69.00      40.50-49.50
                                      Few 73.50-75.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
1360-2015 lbs           91.50-97.00       100.00-103.50    -----------

   Replacement Cows: Medium And Large 1-2  2 yrs to short solid 1080-1485
Lbs 1st to 3rd stage 950.00-1175.00 per head. Medium And Large 2  2 yrs to
Broken mouth 950-1425 lbs 1st to 3rd stage 700.00-940.00 per head.

   Cow-Calf pairs: Medium And Large 1-2  2 yrs to short solid 945-1355 lbs 
With baby to 285 lb calves at side 910.00-1310.00 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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