Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 02/07/2012

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Receipts:   976   Last Week:  1055    Year Ago:   545
 
   Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers mostly steady. Todays
Offering featured several full loads of yearling cattle. Demand good. Supply
Light. Feeder offerings around 73 percent steers and bulls and 37 percent
Heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs around 73 percent. Cows around 6 percent.
Slaughter cows mostly steady. 

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 177.50-198.00; 500-600 lbs
162.75-185.00; 600-700 lbs 154.00-167.75; 700-800 lbs 149.00-156.75; 800-900
Lbs 143.50-148.25; 1027-1035 lbs 120.00-123.00. Medium And Large 1-2  500-600
Lbs 161.00-174.50.

   Feeder Heifers: Medium And Large 1  350-400 lbs 164.00-171.00; 400-500 lbs
169.00-185.00; 500-600 lbs 149.50-169.00; 600-700 lbs 140.00-150.25; 700-750
Lbs 141.00-148.00; pkg 823 lbs 135.75. Medium And Large 1-2  300-350 lbs 167.00
-180.00; 400-500 lbs 146.00-166.00; 500-600 lbs 144.00-155.50; 600-700 lbs
131.00-137.50; pkg 745 lbs 135.75.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium And Large 1-2  450-460 lbs 179.50; 500-600 lbs 132.50-
159.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Avg Dressing      High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      ------------      72.50-79.00      59.50-62.50  
Boning       80-85      73.00-78.50       81.50-86.50      62.50-67.00
Lean         85-90      57.50-65.50       -----------      42.50-54.00      

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
1280-2065 lbs          76.00-88.50        pkg 105.50       65.00-71.00

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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