Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 01/31/2012

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Receipts:  1055    Last Week:  1372    Year Ago:  920
 
   Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers steady to 6.00 higher
with the most advance on calves under 600 lbs. Demand good. Supply light to
moderate. Feeder offerings around 62 percent steers and bulls and 38 percent
heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs around 44 percent. Cows around 14 percent.
Slaughter cows mostly steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 368 lbs 209.00; 400-500 lbs 189.50
-204.50; 500-600 lbs 168.75-189.00; 600-700 lbs 159.25-168.25; 700-800 lbs
148.75-156.75; 800-820 lbs 135.00-150.75; pkg 907 lbs 137.25. Medium And Large
1-2  375-400 lbs 183.00-194.00; 450-500 lbs 173.00-189.00; 550-600 lbs 155.00-
158.50; 600-700 lbs 147.00-157.50.

   Feeder Heifers: Medium And Large 1  300-400 lbs 174.00-192.00; 400-500 lbs
163.50-176.00; 500-600 lbs 150.00-164.75; 600-700 lbs 142.50-153.50; pkg fleshy
710 lbs 135.00; pkg 857 lbs 126.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium And Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 174.00-209.00; few thin    
fleshed 400-450 lbs 185.00-193.00; 450-500 lbs 146.00-158.00; 500-600 lbs
140.00-159.00; pkg thin fleshed 533 lbs 162.50; 650-700 lbs 132.00-136.00;
pkg 700 lbs 130.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      64.00-69.00     70.00-73.50      ------------  
Boning       80-85      63.50-69.50     70.00-77.00      52.00-58.50
                                    few 80.00-88.00          
Lean         85-90      58.00-62.50     71.00-74.00      51.50-54.00      

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
1120-2375 lbs           80.00-88.00     90.00-98.00      72.00-79.00

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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