Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 03/06/2012

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Receipts:   1152   Last Week:  1350    Year Ago:   1571
 
   Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers mostly steady. Demand
Good. Supply moderate. Feeder offerings around 45 percent steers and bulls
And 55 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs around 38 percent. Cows
Around 10 percent. Slaughter cows mostly steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 296 lbs 220.00; 300-400 lbs 209.00-
224.00; 400-500 lbs 201.00-220.00; 500-600 lbs 176.00-194.00; 600-700 lbs
161.00-176.00; 700-750 lbs 153.25-158.35; 800-900 lbs 143.50-149.00; pkg 905
Lbs 139.75. Medium And Large 1-2  500-600 lbs 166.75-185.00; 600-700 lbs 147.50
-161.00.

   Feeder Heifers: Medium And Large 1  300-400 lbs 178.00-189.00; 400-500 lbs
170.25-189.00; 500-600 lbs 154.50-172.00; 600-700 lbs 144.25-159.00; 700-800
Lbs 136.50-159.00. Medium And Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 170.00-175.00; 450-500 lbs
164.00-173.00; 500-600 lbs 151.00-159.50; 650-700 lbs 138.00-147.75; 750-755
Lbs 133.00-139.75.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium And Large 1  350-400 lbs 205.00-218.00; 400-450 lbs    
194.00-209.00; 500-600 lbs 168.00-181.00. Medium And Large 1-2  500-600 lbs
154.00-181.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Avg Dressing      High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      78.50-81.50       -----------      66.50-75.00  
Boning       80-85      72.50-79.50       80.50-90.00      64.00-69.50
Lean         85-90      55.00-62.00       67.50-70.50      46.50-54.00     

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
1110-2285 lbs           83.00-87.50       91.50-95.00      77.00-80.50

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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