Boonville - Farmers Livestock Auction: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average 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 todays 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
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4      301       301       209.00         209.00
   13    350-393     360    209.00-222.00     217.65

   38    403-440     421    202.00-217.00     207.35
   12    451-455     453    197.50-209.00     202.35

   10    500-549     526    180.50-194.00     186.19
    8      521       521       162.50         162.50   Fleshy
   31    566-580     575    168.00-176.50     171.57
    3      557       557       159.50         159.50   Fleshy

   53    600-649     627    156.25-170.75     162.79
    4      606       606       147.00         147.00   Calves
   49    667-695     678    155.00-164.75     162.50

   54    701-725     703    151.75-164.00     161.95
   13    750-795     774    140.00-146.75     143.65

   23    801-804     803    141.00-143.00     141.87
   23    858-893     887    133.00-141.50     137.15

   22    918-936     923    128.50-134.85     133.09

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    310-335     327    205.00-208.00     207.05
    3    355-385     375    197.00-209.00     204.19
    6    433-438     436    187.00-192.00     190.35
   32    450-498     479    180.00-192.50     187.57
   25    505-543     528    173.50-184.00     179.63
   29    553-595     578    168.00-173.00     171.27
    6      565       565       179.50         179.50   Thin Fleshed
    3      635       635       154.00         154.00
    4      681       681       134.50         134.50

                      Feeder Steers Medium 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      590       590       165.50         165.50

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6    333-335     334    180.00-182.00     181.33
   22    357-395     374    181.00-192.00     185.36
    7      371       371       197.00         197.00   Thin Fleshed

   15    403-422     415    175.25-180.00     177.17
    5      449       449       160.00         160.00   Fleshy
   14    461-498     482    159.75-170.50     163.10

   62    500-549     523    151.75-160.25     156.34
    9      521       521       149.00         149.00   Fleshy
   57    552-598     585    151.50-162.00     154.19
    9    568-599     585    143.50-148.00     145.44   Fleshy

   31    601-645     611    142.50-157.50     151.99
   62    650-697     671    144.00-147.00     145.32

   21    700-740     726    141.00-146.00     144.45

   14    810-836     821    124.50-139.00     130.06
   12      860       860       129.00         129.00

    5      986       986       117.25         117.25

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   11    300-348     315    171.00-181.00     178.11
    5    360-390     373    170.00-181.00     175.44
   36    423-443     436    154.00-169.50     164.64
   15    460-487     477    151.00-165.00     157.49
    4    558-590     574    153.00-158.00     155.57

                     Feeder Heifers Medium 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4      565       565       148.00         148.00

                 Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   14    366-399     383    197.00-209.00     204.14
    5    450-452     451    181.00-187.00     184.61

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    685-695     690    119.00-133.00     126.35
    8    705-729     722    127.00-129.50     128.82

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_LS754.txt
 
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