Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 01/03/2012

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Receipts:  1261    Last Week:  1568    Year Ago:   1786
 
   Compared to last weeks light feeder offering, feeder steers and heifers
sold sharply higher as the quality of feeders was very good through-out the
auction. Demand very good. Supply moderate. Feeder offerings around 66 
percent steers and bulls and 34 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs
around 50 percent. Cows around 9 percent. Slaughter cows steady to 2.00
higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 249 lbs 192.00; pkg 295 lbs 175.00;
300-350 lbs 166.00-183.00; pkg fancy 343 lbs 188.00; 350-400 lbs 174.00-180.50;
pkg value added 353 lbs 187.00; 400-500 lbs 162.00-179.25; 500-600 lbs 
142.00-169.00; pkg fancy 559 lbs 160.50; 600-650 lbs 141.50-151.50; pkg fleshy
643 lbs 137.50; 650-700 lbs 141.50-148.00; 700-800 lbs 133.75-148.25; 800-850
lbs 136.00-142.25; pkg 954 lbs 131.00. Medium And Large 1-2 300-400 lbs 150.00-
164.00; 400-450 lbs 147.00-159.00; 550-600 lbs 132.50-142.00; 600-700 lbs 130.00
-140.00; pkg 838 lbs 129.00.

   Feeder Heifers: Medium And Large 1  few 297 lbs 155.00-160.00; 300-350 lbs  
145.00-156.00; pkg value-added 336 lbs 163.00; 350-400 lbs 144.00-159.50; 400-
500 lbs 138.00-148.00; 500-600 lbs 137.00-144.75; 600-700 lbs 131.50-142.75;
pkg 711 lbs 135.00; pkg 969 lbs 110.50. Medium And Large 1-2  300-350 lbs
127.00-140.00; 400-500 lbs 123.50-139.00; 500-600 lbs 126.00-138.00; 600-700
lbs 124.00-135.50; 750-800 lbs 131.75-132.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium And Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 153.00-166.00; 400-500 lbs    
132.00-159.00; 500-600 lbs 117.00-140.00; 600-700 lbs 120.00-137.00; 700-800
lbs 114.00-125.00. Medium 1  pkg 506 lbs 138.50; pkg 602 lbs 133.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      65.00-68.00     72.50-76.00      ------------  
Boning       80-85      60.00-67.50     70.50-79.00      ------------          
Lean         85-90      48.50-56.00     61.50-63.00      40.00-46.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
1230-1840 lbs           76.50-83.50     92.50-95.50      58.50-70.00

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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