Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 01/17/2012

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Receipts:  1505    Last Week:  1677    Year Ago:  2487
 
   Compared to last week, feeder steers under 600 lbs 5.00 to 12.00 higher,
Over 600 lbs steady to 4.00 higher and feeder heifers under 600 lbs 4.00 to
12.00 higher, over 600 lbs 2.00 to 3.00 higher. Demand very good again this
Week as most of the feeders were of good quality with health programs and
Weaned. Supply moderate. Feeder offering around 58 percent steers and bulls
And 42 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs around 49 percent. Cows around
11 percent. Slaughter cows steady to 1.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 176.00-193.00; 400-500 lbs
170.50-189.00; 500-600 lbs 160.00-179.00; 600-700 lbs 149.00-160.00; 700-800
Lbs 143.00-153.50; 800-900 lbs 139.50-148.25; 900-950 lbs 139.50-141.50. Medium
And Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 146.00-166.00; 500-600 lbs 152.50-165.00.

   Feeder Heifers: Medium And Large 1  300-400 lbs 158.00-174.00; 400-500 lbs
149.00-172.00; 500-600 lbs 142.00-159.25; 600-700 lbs 139.50-146.25; 700-800 lbs
134.75-137.00; pkg 901 lbs 125.50. Medium And Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 144.00-
154.00; 400-500 lbs 140.00-156.00; 500-600 lbs 134.00-148.50; 600-700 lbs 129.50
-141.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium And Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 124.00-165.00; 500-600 lbs    
136.00-158.00; 600-700 lbs 122.50-136.00; 800-805 lbs 106.00-115.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      63.50-65.50     -----------      ------------  
Boning       80-85      62.00-69.00     70.00-76.00      53.00-61.00          
Lean         85-90      55.00-59.00     61.50-64.50      33.50-44.50      

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
1520-1965 lbs           82.00-90.00     -----------      72.00-79.50

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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