Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 02/28/2012

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Receipts:  1350    Last Week:  2007    Year Ago:  602
 
   Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers under 600 lbs steady to
3.00 higher in spots and yearling steers and heifers mostly steady. Demand
good. Supply moderate. Feeder offerings around 59 percent steers and bulls
and 41 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs around 45 percent. Cows
around 7 percent. Slaughter cows mostly steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 298 lbs 216.00; 300-400 lbs 200.00
-219.00; 400-450 lbs 197.50-209.00; pkg fancy 420 lbs 217.00; 450-500 lbs
191.00-204.00; pkg thin fleshed 451 lbs 208.00; 500-600 lbs 173.50-195.50;
600-700 lbs 160.00-169.00; 700-750 lbs 155.00-161.75; pkg fleshy 748 lbs 147.50;
800-900 lbs 143.85-153.75. Medium And Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 177.00-193.00;
500-600 lbs 168.75-188.00; 600-700 lbs 148.75-159.50.

   Feeder Heifers: Medium And Large 1  pkg 284 lbs 187.00; 300-400 lbs 180.50-
196.00; 400-500 lbs 169.00-184.50; 500-600 lbs 151.00-168.75; 600-700 lbs 149.00
-162.50; 700-800 lbs 145.75-146.75. Medium And Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 150.50-
184.00; 400-500 lbs 157.00-170.25; 500-600 lbs 143.00-159.75; 600-700 lbs 136.25
-155.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium And Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 204.00-211.50; 400-500 lbs    
180.00-216.00; 500-600 lbs 152.50-169.50; 700-750 lbs 136.00-143.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Avg Dressing      High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      73.50-79.50       -----------      ------------  
Boning       80-85      71.00-79.00       81.00-90.00      63.00-69.00
Lean         85-90      60.50-63.50       -----------      40.00-50.00     

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
915-2075 lbs            91.00-94.50       -----------      75.00-80.00

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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