Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 12/13/2011

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Receipts:   1280    Last Week:  1284    Year Ago:   764
 
   Compared to last week, feeder steers under 650 lbs 2.00 to 5.00 lower,
over 650 lbs steady to 3.00 higher and feeder heifers steady to 3.00 lower.
Demand moderate to good. Supply moderate. Feeder offerings around 60 percent
steers and bulls and 40 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs around 42
percent. Cows around 13 percent. Slaughter cows mostly steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 162.00-176.00; 400-500 lbs
156.00-171.00; 500-600 lbs 145.00-157.25; 600-700 lbs 136.00-147.00; 700-800
lbs 139.75-144.75; 800-900 lbs 129.50-140.10; pkg 909 lbs 128.50. Medium And
Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 146.50-158.00; 500-600 lbs 134.00-147.00; 600-650 lbs
127.00-137.50.

   Feeder Heifers: Medium And Large 1  300-400 lbs 145.00-161.00; 400-500 lbs  
136.00-154.00; 500-600 lbs 131.50-141.75; 600-700 lbs 129.50-139.50; pkg fleshy
606 lbs 126.00; 700-800 lbs 128.50-133.75; pkg 818 lbs 127.75. Medium And Large
1-2  350-400 lbs 137.00-141.00; 400-500 lbs 126.00-135.50; 500-600 lbs 124.00-
131.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium And Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 159.00-179.00; 400-500 lbs  
117.00-154.00; 500-600 lbs 121.00-147.50; 600-700 lbs 115.50-123.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      60.00-64.50     73.50-75.00      Ind 58.50              
Boning       80-85      60.00-64.50     65.00-72.00      52.00-59.50
                                        Ind 76.50          
Lean         85-90      49.50-55.00     Ind 58.50        38.50-48.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
1330-1980 lbs           80.50-84.00       pkg 91.50        64.00-70.50

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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