Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 04/10/2012

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Receipts:  1137    Last Week:  664    Year Ago:  1371
 
   Compared to last week’s light offering, feeder steers under 600 lbs 2.00 to
5.00 higher, yearling steers over 600 lbs steady to 4.00 lower and feeder
Heifers under 600 lbs 1.00 to 3.00 higher, yearling heifers over 600 lbs fully
Steady. Demand good. Supply moderate. Feeder offerings around 47 percent steers
And bulls and 53 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs around 65 percent. Cows
Around 16 percent. Slaughter cows 1.00 to 3.00 lower.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 201.00-208.00; 400-500 lbs
189.00-206.50; 500-600 lbs 173.00-186.50; 600-650 lbs 156.00-168.00; pkg fancy
628 lbs 171.00; pkg thin fleshed 628 lbs 169.00; 650-700 lbs 145.25-152.75; 700
-800 lbs 144.50-154.25; 850-900 lbs 132.50-137.75. Medium And Large 1-2  450-500
Lbs 173.00-185.50; 500-600 lbs 154.00-174.00; 600-700 lbs 142.75-156.00.

   Feeder Heifers: Medium And Large 1  300-400 lbs 177.00-187.00; 400-500 lbs
156.00-177.00; 500-550 lbs 149.00-163.00; pkg fancy 538 lbs 168.00; 550-600 lbs
149.00-160.00; 600-700 lbs 138.75-150.50; 700-750 lbs 138.25-140.50 pkg fleshy
742 lbs 131.50; pkg 760 lbs 135.75; pkg 942 lbs 115.50. Medium And Large 1-2
300-350 lbs 161.00-174.00; 400-500 lbs 150.00-167.00; 500-600 lbs 141.50-151.50;
600-700 lbs 136.00-142.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium And Large 1  350-400 lbs 203.00-208.00; 400-500 lbs
170.00-190.00; 500-550 lbs 158.50-175.50. Medium And Large 1-2  pkg 568 lbs
153.50; 600-650 lbs 135.00-138.00.


   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Av. Dressing      High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      72.00-78.00       -----------      ------------  
Boning       80-85      77.00-82.50       83.50-88.00      68.50-72.00
Lean         85-90      70.00-74.00       78.00-80.00      62.50-69.50
                                                    Shelly 52.00-60.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
1105-1860 lbs           86.50-90.50       93.00-98.50      70.00-80.50

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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