Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 04/24/2012

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Receipts:  654    Last Week:  610    Year Ago:  280
 
   Compared to last week, feeder steers under 550 lbs 2.00 to 4.00 higher,
Over 550 lbs 1.00 to 4.00 lower and feeder heifers 3.00 to 7.00 lower. Demand
Moderate. Supply light. Feeder offerings around 60 percent steers and bulls and
40 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs around 21 percent. Cows around 16
Percent. Slaughter cows mostly steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 201.00-215.00; 400-500 lbs
180.00-198.00; 500-600 lbs 160.00-182.00; 600-700 lbs 140.00-160.00; 700-800
Lbs 136.50-151.50; 800-900 lbs 131.50-137.50. Medium And Large 1-2  400-500 lbs
170.00-181.00; 500-600 lbs 155.00-171.00; pkg 941 lbs 124.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium And Large 1  300-400 lbs 167.00-185.00; 400-500 lbs
154.00-165.00; 500-600 lbs 142.50-156.00; 600-700 lbs 136.50-150.00. Medium And
Large 1-2 350-400 lbs 146.00-159.00; 400-500 lbs 142.00-164.50; 500-600 lbs 
136.50-154.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium And Large 1  350-400 lbs 190.00-200.00; 400-450 lbs
184.00-186.00. Medium And Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 156.00-178.00; 500-600 lbs
139.00-158.50; 600-700 lbs 129.00-140.50.


   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Avg Dressing      High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      75.00-78.50       -----------      ------------ 
Boning       80-85      75.50-83.50       85.50-90.50      65.50-72.00
Lean         85-90      70.50-75.00       76.00-81.00      64.00-69.50
                                                    Shelly 46.50-56.00 

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
1145-2015 lbs           99.50-101.00      112.00-114.00    77.50-85.50

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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