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

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Receipts:  1261    Last Week:  1568    Year Ago:  1786
 
   Compared to last week’s 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
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6      249       249       192.00         192.00
    3      295       295       175.00         175.00

    6    305-330     316    166.00-183.00     173.89
   10      343       343       188.00         188.00   Fancy
   23    350-390     357    174.00-180.50     175.46
    5      353       353       187.00         187.00   Value Added

   12    410-428     423    162.00-174.50     172.71
   16    465-495     480    162.00-179.25     173.25

   46    504-547     526    156.00-169.00     162.44
   26    550-597     574    142.00-155.50     151.95
    7      559       559       160.50         160.50   Fancy

   71    600-643     632    141.50-151.50     148.78
    5      643       643       137.50         137.50   Fleshy
   37    650-698     666    141.50-148.00     144.22

   77    703-748     725    133.75-148.25     141.71
   44    763-784     769    135.50-142.00     139.31

   14    810-846     843    136.00-142.25     141.65

   18      954       954       131.00         131.00

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    300-335     318    150.00-157.50     154.62
    3    365-368     367    162.50-164.00     163.50
   15    410-430     421    147.00-159.00     154.88
    6    558-590     578    132.50-142.00     138.52
    3    635-648     644    136.00-138.00     137.34
    4    660-690     670    130.00-140.00     135.27
    4      838       838       129.00         129.00

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6      297       297    155.00-160.00     157.50

    6    305-345     328    145.00-156.00     149.71
   10      336       336       163.00         163.00   Value Added
   25    355-399     380    144.00-159.50     151.71

   33    400-445     423    140.00-148.00     144.78
   27    450-495     478    138.00-148.00     141.58

   32    500-545     520    137.00-144.75     141.84
   22    553-595     564    139.00-142.75     140.86

   36    603-644     618    137.75-142.75     139.61
   12    660-690     682    131.50-139.00     133.30

   15      711       711       135.00         135.00

    7      969       969       110.50         110.50

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7    310-340     324    127.00-140.00     136.08
    5    420-445     429    123.50-136.00     128.55
   10    450-490     472    127.00-139.00     133.32
    5    505-540     523    127.50-135.00     131.93
   10    550-585     576    126.00-138.00     132.11
   11    600-640     627    124.00-135.50     129.53
    4    655-680     668    129.00-135.50     133.65
    8    775-786     782    131.75-132.50     132.03

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    355-380     370    153.00-166.00     159.86
    4    433-435     434    142.00-159.00     146.26
   17    458-495     476    132.00-149.50     144.27
    9    510-545     535    128.00-140.00     133.56
   18    563-598     575    117.00-139.00     135.64
   22    600-648     624    122.00-137.00     129.65
    8    675-690     686    120.00-134.00     125.77
    6    709-730     712    124.00-125.00     124.17
    3    765-775     768    114.00-119.00     117.32

                      Feeder Bulls Medium 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7      506       506       138.50         138.50
    8      602       602       133.00         133.00

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_LS754.txt
 
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