Boonville - Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 12/27/2011

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Receipts:  1568    2 Weeks Ago:  1280    Year Ago:  1734
 
   Compared to 2 weeks ago, on a very light test feeders sold on a lower
undertone. Most of todays offering was cows for the replacement cow special
in the evening. Feeder offerings around 49 percent steers and bulls and 51
percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs around 28 percent. Cows around 83
percent. 

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 152.00-173.00; 500-600 lbs
139.00-151.00; pkg 645 lbs 136.00; 850-875 lbs 123.00-124.00; pkg 977 lbs
115.00. Medium And Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 138.00-144.50; 500-600 lbs 126.00-
143.00; pkg 748 lbs 124.50.

   Feeder Heifers: Medium And Large 1  300-400 lbs 141.00-144.00; 400-500 lbs  
135.00-140.00; 500-600 lbs 128.00-133.00; pkg 605 lbs 130.00; pkg 713 lbs 
128.00. Medium And Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 126.00; 400-500 lbs 125.00-136.00;
500-600 lbs 121.50-130.00; 600-650 lbs 117.00-128.00; 750-785 lbs 116.00-117.50;
800-820 lbs 114.50-116.50; pkg 905 lbs 106.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium And Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 144.00-163.00; 400-500 lbs  
132.00-148.00; 500-600 lbs 121.00-136.00. Medium 1-2  450-475 lbs 118.00-121.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      --------        -------          -------
Boning       80-85      --------        -------          -------
Lean         85-90      --------        -------          -------

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 


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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