Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 11/29/2011

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Receipts:  1376    Last Week:  1265    Year Ago:  1503
 
   Compared to last week, steers and heifers under 650 lbs 2.00-3.00 
higher, over 650 lbs mostly steady. Slaughter cows 2.00 higher. The 
feeder offering consisted of smaller lots and plainer cattle compared
to last week’s quality calf and yearling consignments. Demand 
moderate to good. Supply moderate to heavy. Slaughter cows made up 13
percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 1 percent and feeders 86 
percent. The feeder supply included 44 percent steers, 3 percent 
bulls and 53 percent heifers. Near 37 percent of the run weighed over
600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 171.00-184.00; 400-500 lbs
164.00-173.50; 500-600 lbs 150.50-167.00; 600-700 lbs 142.75-155.50;
700-750 lbs 140.00-143.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 160.00-175.00;
450-500 lbs 160.00-168.50; 500-600 lbs 148.00-161.50; 600-700 lbs 134.00-
143.00.  Large 1  550-600 lbs 145.00-155.25; 600-700 lbs 136.00-145.25;
700-750 lbs 134.00-138.85.  Medium 1  few 400-450 lbs 149.50-161.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 142.00-152.50; 500-600 lbs
132.00-145.00; 600-700 lbs 129.00-143.50; 700-800 lbs 128.00-138.25; 900-
950 lbs few 114.00-116.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 139.00-155.00;
400-500 lbs 134.50-150.00; 500-600 lbs 127.00-143.75; 600-650 lbs few 134.50-
136.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium And Large 1  500-600 lbs 135.00-148.00; 600-700 lbs
118.00-128.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      59.50-66.00     Ind.  70.00      52.00-58.00
Boning       80-85      55.50-62.00     62.50-69.00      50.00-55.00
Lean         85-90      50.00-57.50     58.50-62.00      41.00-50.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1315-2230 lbs 71.00-77.50, high dressing
78.50-81.00, low dressing or thin 53.50-67.50.

   Replacement Cows:  Large 1  Pkg 4 years 1352 lbs 3rd stage 1210.00.  Medium
and Large 1  4-7 years 1000-1425 lbs 2nd and 3rd stage 970.00-1035.00 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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