Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 01/24/2012

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Receipts:  1372    Last Week:  1505    Year Ago:  1055
 
   Compared to last week, feeder steers under 650 lbs 5.00 to 10.00 higher,
over 650 lbs 2.00 to 5.00 higher and feeder heifers under 600 lbs 4.00 to
8.00 higher, over 600 lbs 1.00 to 4.00 higher. Slaughter cows 1.00 to 2.00 
higher. Demand very good again this week as the quality of the feeders ran 
deep, with health programs and most of the feeders weaned. Supply moderate. 
Feeder offerings around 56 percent Steers and bulls and 44 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs around 55 percent. Cows around 11 percent.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-350 lbs 206.00-209.00; 350-400 lbs
188.00-198.50; pkg thin fleshed 399 lbs 207.00; 400-450 lbs 186.00-198.00;
450-500 lbs 166.50-189.00; 500-550 lbs 173.00-186.00; pkg thin fleshed 510
lbs 188.50; 550-600 lbs 162.75-178.00; 600-700 lbs 151.50-168.25; 700-800 lbs
147.25-157.00; 800-900 lbs 141.00-153.00; pkg 979 lbs 131.75. Medium And Large
1-2  300-325 lbs 181.00-193.00; 450-500 lbs 159.00-176.00; 500-600 lbs 139.00-
169.25; 600-650 lbs 142.50-156.00; pkg 713 lbs 146.25.

   Feeder Heifers: Medium And Large 1  300-400 lbs 170.25-185.00; 400-500 lbs
152.50-171.00; 500-600 lbs 151.50-159.25; 600-700 lbs 142.00-147.50; 700-800
lbs 139.50-144.50. Medium And Large 1-2  pkg 338 lbs 163.00; 400-500 lbs 141.00-
158.00; 500-600 lbs 131.50-148.00; 600-700 lbs 135.25-148.00; 750-800 lbs 126.50
-138.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium And Large 1-2  450-500 lbs 155.00-182.00; 500-600 lbs    
135.00-158.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Avg Dressing      High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      64.50-66.50       72.00-74.50      ----------- 
                                          Ind 86.00  
Boning       80-85      62.50-70.00       71.50-78.00      52.00-62.00          
Lean         85-90      55.50-60.50       62.50-68.50      41.50-52.50      

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
1240-2035 lbs           80.50-82.50       -----------      55.00-68.00

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service
         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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