Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 02/21/2012

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Receipts:   2007   Last Week:  426    Year Ago:   1784
 
   Compared to last week, feeder steers 2.00 to 6.00 higher and feeder
heifers 3.00 to 9.00 higher. Demand very good as most of the feeders were
weaned with health programs. Supply heavy. Feeder offerings around 57 percent
steers and bulls and 43 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs around 58
percent. Cows around 3 percent. Slaughter cows 3.00 to 6.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 200.00-219.00; 400-500 lbs
192.00-205.00; 500-600 lbs 170.00-197.50; pkg fleshy 590 lbs 163.00; 600-700
lbs 161.10-172.25; 700-800 lbs 152.50-160.75; 800-900 lbs 142.00-153.00; pkg
913 lbs 134.50. Medium And Large 1-2  450-500 lbs 175.00-188.00; 500-600 lbs
158.50-174.00; 600-700 lbs 144.00-159.00; 750-800 lbs 147.50.

   Feeder Heifers: Medium And Large 1  300-400 lbs 178.00-185.50; 400-500 lbs
170.00-184.50; 500-600 lbs 150.00-169.75; 600-700 lbs 148.00-159.00; 700-750
lbs 146.50-150.85; pkg fleshy 723 lbs 140.00; 750-800 lbs 138.50-139.00; pkg
825 lbs 141.25. Medium And Large 1-2  300-350 lbs 161.00-175.00; 400-500 lbs
158.00-176.00; 500-600 lbs 144.00-159.00; 600-700 lbs 136.00-152.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium And Large 1  300-400 lbs 191.00-211.50; 400-500 lbs    
165.00-199.00; 500-600 lbs 157.50-179.00; 600-700 lbs 142.00-153.00. Medium
and Large 1-2  450-500 lbs 150.00-159.00; pkg thin fleshed 454 lbs 190.00;
550-600 lbs 146.50-162.50; 600-650 lbs 142.50-150.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Avg Dressing      High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      78.00-79.50       83.00-90.50      ------------  
Boning       80-85      67.00-75.50       79.50-88.00      62.50-64.00
Lean         85-90      52.50-60.00       -----------      44.00-52.00     

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
1245-2025 lbs           80.00-88.00       96.00-105.00     73.00-79.00

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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