Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 08/02/2011

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Receipts:  85    Last Week:  245    Year Ago:  405
 
   Not enough feeders or cows to establish trend due to the possibility of
Setting record high temperatures. Demand moderate. Feeder offerings around 45
Percent steers and bulls and 55 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs around
53 percent. Cows around 35 percent.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 and 1-2  pkg 465 lbs 136.50; 550-600 lbs
120.00-126.50; 600-700 lbs 118.00-119.00; 700-725 lbs 114.00-122.00; pkg 817
Lbs 117.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 and 1-2  400-500 lbs 119.50-124.50; 500- 
600 lbs 112.50-121.25; 600-700 lbs 116.75-120.50; pkg 705 lbs 115.00; pkg 828
Lbs 116.25.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium And Large 1-2  pkg 288 lbs 138.00; pkg 355 lbs 128.00;
450-500 lbs 119.50-123.00; pkg 682 lbs 114.75.

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Av. Dressing      Hi Dressing      Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      ------------      -----------      ------------       
Boning       80-85      63.50-68.50       -----------      55.00-57.00
Lean         85-90      56.00-62.50       -----------      ------------  

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
1465-1970 lbs           76.00-82.00       -----------     ind. 57.00

   Replacement Cows: Medium And Large 1-2  few 3yrs-broken mouth 970-1345 lbs 
2nd to 3rd stage 730.00-1000.00 per head.

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, Boonville, MO
         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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