Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 03/27/2012

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Receipts:  1260    Last Week:  1085    Year Ago:  763
 
   Compared to last week, feeder steers under 550 lbs 5.00 to 9.00 higher,
Over 550 lbs steady to 7.00 higher with the most advance on 650 to 750 lb
Steers and feeder heifers under 500 lbs steady to 4.00 higher, over 500 lbs
Steady to 5.00 lower. Several weaned calves and yearlings with health programs
In today’s offering. Demand good. Supply moderate. Feeder offerings around
54 percent steers and bulls and 46 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs
Around 43 percent. Cows around 7 percent. Slaughter cows steady to 2.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 209.00-222.00; 400-500 lbs
197.50-217.00; 500-550 lbs 180.50-194.00; pkg fleshy 521 lbs 162.50; 550-600
Lbs 168.00-176.50; pkg fleshy 557 lbs 159.50; 600-650 lbs 156.25-170.75; pkg
606 lb calves 147.00; 650-700 lbs 155.00-164.75; 700-800 lbs 140.00-164.00;
800-900 lbs 133.00-143.00; 900-950 lbs 128.50-134.85. Medium And Large 1-2  300-
400 lbs 197.00-209.00; 400-500 lbs 180.00-192.50; 500-600 lbs 168.00-184.00;
600-700 lbs 134.50-154.00.

   Feeder Heifers: Medium And Large 1  300-400 lbs 180.00-192.00; pkg thin
Fleshed 371 lbs 197.00; 400-450 lbs 175.25-180.00; pkg fleshy 449 lbs 160.00;
450-500 lbs 159.75-170.50; 500-550 lbs 151.75-160.25; pkg fleshy 521 lbs 149.00;
550-600 lbs 151.50-162.00; few fleshy 568-599 lbs 143.50-148.00; 600-700 lbs
142.50-157.50; 700-740 lbs 141.00-146.00; 800-900 lbs 124.50-139.00; pkg 986 lbs
117.25. Medium And Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 170.00-181.00; 400-500 lbs 151.00-
169.50; 550-600 lbs 153.00-158.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium And Large 1  350-400 lbs 197.00-209.00; 450-452 lbs
181.00-187.00. Medium And Large 1-2  650-700 lbs 119.00-133.00; 700-750 lbs
127.00-129.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Av. Dressing      Hi Dressing      Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      83.00-85.50       -----------      73.50-77.00  
Boning       80-85      80.00-85.50       85.50-89.50      75.50-80.50
                                          Ind 93.50
Lean         85-90      74.00-77.50       ind 82.00        67.50-69.50
                                                    Shelly 61.00-62.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
1345-2115 lbs           91.50-95.50       ind 102.00       91.50-94.00

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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