Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 04/17/2012

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Receipts:  610    Last Week:  1137    Year Ago:   1225
 
   Compared to last week, on a very light test feeder steers and heifers
Mostly steady. Demand moderate to good. Supply light. Feeder offerings around
57 percent steers and bulls and 43 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs
Around 29 percent. Cows around 19 percent. Slaughter cows steady to 2.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 209.00-213.00; 450-500 lbs
176.00-191.00; 500-600 lbs 167.50-178.00; 600-700 lbs 140.00-165.00; 750-755
Lbs 146.00-147.50. Medium and Large 1-2  450-500 lbs 173.00-184.50; 500-550 lbs
163.50-171.75; pkg 904 lbs 127.50.

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1  few 265-285 lbs 181.00-184.00; 350-400
Lbs 174.00-181.00; 400-500 lbs 154.50-171.50; 500-600 lbs 153.00-160.00; 600-
620 lbs 147.00-159.00; 700-800 lbs 138.00-141.50. Medium and Large 1-2  pkg
308 lbs 166.00; 400-500 lbs 144.00-163.00; 500-550 lbs 134.00-144.00; 600-650
Lbs 137.00-142.00; pkg 796 lbs 129.75.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 383 lbs 209.00; 400-500 lbs 172.00-
186.00; 500-600 lbs 155.00-163.50. Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 430 lbs 177.00;
500-600 lbs 150.00-161.00; pkg 628 lbs 155.00.


   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Av. Dressing      High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      74.00-77.50       78.50-81.00      70.00-73.50 
Boning       80-85      76.00-81.50       84.00-88.00      69.00-75.50
Lean         85-90      73.00-77.50       82.00-85.00      62.50-68.00 

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
1085-1810 lbs           100.00-103.00     110.00-117.50    90.00-95.00

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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