Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 10/04/2011

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Receipts:  1074    Last Week:  546    Year Ago:  709
 
   Compared to last week, feeder steers 2.00 to 6.00 higher, except for 500
to 600 lbs as much as 8.00 lower and feeder heifers under 600 lbs 2.00 to
4.00 lower, over 600 lbs 1.00 to 2.00 higher.  Demand moderate to good.  Supply
Light to moderate.  Feeder offerings around 42 percent steers and bulls and 58
Percent heifers.  Offerings over 600 lbs around 65 percent.  Cows around 15
Percent.  Slaughter cows mostly steady.  

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 149.00-160.50; 500-600 lbs
136.00-142.00; 600-700 lbs 129.00-137.50; 700-750 lbs 133.50-139.10; pkg 925
Lbs 126.50.   Medium And Large 1-2  few 390-394 lbs 139.00; 400-500 lbs 125.00-
141.00; 500-600 lbs 124.00-134.00; 700-800 lbs 123.50-128.50.

   Feeder Heifers: Medium And Large 1  300-400 lbs 129.00-137.00; 450-500 lbs  
123.00-129.50; 500-600 lbs 120.50-129.00; 600-700 lbs 118.50-129.10; 700-800
Lbs 121.50-127.00; pkg 924 lbs 113.25.  Medium And Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 118.00
129.50; 400-500 lbs 109.50-123.00; 500-600 lbs 115.50-124.50; 650-700 lbs 117.50
118.50; pkg 770 lbs 125.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium And Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 126.00-132.00; 400-500 lbs 
124.00-146.00; 500-600 lbs 112.50-133.50; 650-700 lbs 110.00-120.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Av. Dressing      Hi Dressing      Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      61.00-67.50       -----------      52.50-54.00              
Boning       80-85      54.00-59.00       60.00-63.00      37.00-43.50
Lean         85-90      46.50-54.50       -----------      38.50-44.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
1480-2000 lbs           62.50-68.50       70.00-75.00      51.50-59.50  

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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