Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 10/18/2011

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Receipts:   1215    Last Week:  969    Year Ago:   828
 
   Compared to last week, feeder steers 6.00 to 10.00 higher and feeder
heifers 2.00 to 6.00 higher. Demand very good. Supply moderate. Good quality
in the auction with most feeders weaned with health programs. Feeder
offerings around 61 percent steers and bulls and 39 percent heifers. Offerings
over 600 lbs around 37 percent. Cows around 10 percent. Slaughter cows mostly
steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 160.00-171.50; 400-500 lbs
147.75-159.50; pkg fancy 490 lbs 165.00; 500-600 lbs 139.50-154.00; 600-700 
lbs 134.25-144.75; 700-800 lbs 131.50-140.35; full load 856 lbs 134.85. Medium
and Large 1-2  300-320 lbs 138.00-147.00; 400-500 lbs 127.00-147.50; 500-600
lbs 130.00-143.00; 650-700 lbs 122.50-133.00; 700-800 lbs 121.00-134.50.

   Feeder Heifers: Medium And Large 1  few 295 lbs 148.00-152.50; 300-400 lbs  
139.00-144.00; 400-500 lbs 130.00-144.50; 500-600 lbs 124.00-139.00; 600-700
lbs 128.00-132.75; 700-750 lbs 117.00-129.50. Medium And Large 1-2  300-310
lbs 130.00-140.00; 400-500 lbs 124.00-135.00; 500-600 lbs 121.00-133.00; 600-
650 lbs 119.00-124.00; pkg 852 lbs 122.75.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium And Large 1-2  300-350 lbs 135.00-165.00; 400-500 lbs 
124.00-147.00; 500-600 lbs 116.00-128.75; 600-650 lbs 116.00-123.50; 700-800
lbs 108.00-120.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Avg Dressing      High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      57.00-63.00       64.50-70.00      ------------
Boning       80-85      57.00-62.50       63.00-69.00      53.00-57.50
                                      Few 70.50-71.50
Lean         85-90      46.00-52.00       53.50-58.50      31.00-42.50
                                          Ind 63.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
1190-1870 lbs           63.50-71.00       -----------      52.00-60.00

   Bred/Cows:  Medium And Large 1-2  2yrs to short solid 880-1585 lbs 1st to 3rd  
stage 860.00-1090.00 per head.

  Cow/calf:  Medium And Large 1-2  2yrs to short solid 1130-1600 lbs with baby
to 275 lb calves at side and some cows bred back in 1st stage 1160.00-1400.00
per pair.

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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