Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 04/03/2012

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Receipts:   664   Last Week:  1260    Year Ago:   1196
 
   Compared to last week, feeder steers mostly steady and feeder heifers
Steady to 3.00 lower. Today’s auction was mainly small bunches and un-weaned.
Demand moderate to good. Supply light. Feeder offering around 63 percent steers
And bulls and 37 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs around 17 percent.
Cows around 26 percent. Slaughter cows mostly steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 197.50-206.00; 400-450 lbs
193.00-197.00; 500-550 lbs 174.00-183.00; few fleshy 520-537 lbs 160.25-161.00;
550-600 lbs 172.00-175.00; 600-650 lbs 166.00-172.00; pkg 625 lb calves 150.00;
650-700 lbs 140.00-152.00; 850-900 lbs 132.75-138.00. Medium and Large 1-2 350-
400 lbs 169.00-190.00; 400-500 lbs 177.00-188.00; 500-600 lbs 158.00-181.00;
Pkg 750 lbs 151.75.

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 178.00-189.00; 400-500 lbs
154.00-177.00; 500-600 lbs 149.00-159.00; pkg fleshy 565 lbs 137.50; 600-650 lbs
143.00-151.50; 700-750 lbs 132.50-139.50. Medium and Large 1-2  300-325 lbs
155.00-176.00; 400-500 lbs 148.50-163.00; 500-550 lbs 146.00-157.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 180.00-202.00; 400-500 lbs
142.00-194.00; 500-600 lbs 130.00-150.00; 600-700 lbs 132.25-140.00.


   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Av. Dressing      High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      80.00-82.00       -----------      65.00-70.50  
Boning       80-85      80.50-85.00       89.00-92.00      71.00-77.00
Lean         85-90      70.00-74.00       77.00-80.00      62.00-69.00
                                                    Shelly 51.00-59.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
1135-1895 lbs           85.50-90.00       93.00-98.00      75.00-76.50
                                      Ind 106.00

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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