Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 11/22/2011

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Receipts:  1265    Last Week:  1210    Year Ago:  1172

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers under 450 lbs 3.00-5.00
higher, steers over 450 lbs unevenly steady with heifers 450 to 700 lbs 
steady to 2.00 higher and heifers over 700 lbs not tested. Slaughter cows 
steady to firm. There were several offerings of yearlings in the mix that 
had at least one round of shots and had been weaned for a long time. 
Supply moderate. Demand moderate to good. Slaughter cows made up 24 
percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 2 percent and feeders 73
percent. The feeder supply included 65 percent steers and 31 percent
heifers. Near 52 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.**Note: Farmers 
Livestock will be having a special stock cow sale, Sat November 26th 
starting at 6:30 pm.**

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 350-400 lbs 173.00-182.50; 400-500 
lbs 156.50-170.00; 500-600 lbs 145.75-159.50, pkg fleshy 579 lbs 137.25; 
600-700 lbs 138.00-148.50; 700-800 lbs 137.50-145.35; 800-850 lbs 137.75-
140.00.  Medium And Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 163.50-171.50; 400-500 lbs 
154.00-169.00; 550-600 lbs 132.00-135.00; 600-700 lbs 132.00-139.00.
  Large 1  450-500 lbs147.00-155.75. 

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-350 lbs 150.00-156.00; 400-
500 lbs 141.00-155.00; 500-600 lbs 133.00-142.50, few fleshy near 500 lbs 
122.00-128.00; 600-700 lbs 124.00-137.00; 700-750 lbs few 131.50-134.50; 
Pkg 861 lbs 124.00.Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 133.75-145.50; 500-
550 lbs few 128.50-130.00

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium And Large 1  400-500 lbs 154.00-154.50; 550-600 
lbs 125.00-135.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Avg Dressing      High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      60.00-64.50       64.00-64.25      -----------
Boning       80-85      55.25-60.50       60.50-67.00      51.50-54.50
Lean         85-90      51.00-55.00       57.50-58.00      40.50-46.25

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1510-2010 lbs 65.00-71.50, low 
dressing or thin 48.00-62.00.

   Replacement Cows:  Large 1  few 5-7 years, 1280-1295 lbs., 2nd and 3rd 
Stage, 960.00-1035.00.  Medium and Large 1  few 2-3 years, 1018-1040 
lbs., 2nd and 3rd stage, 930.00-1085.00 per head.

   Cow-Calf pairs: Scarce

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