Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 05/08/2012

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Receipts:  850    Last Week:  324    Year Ago:  892
 
   Compared to last weeks light feeder offering, steers and heifers sold on
a higher undertone. Demand good. Supply light. Feeder offerings around 50
percent steers and bulls and 50 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs
around 41 percent. Cows around 18 percent. Slaughter cows 2.00 to 3.00
higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 201.50-204.00; 400-500 lbs
190.00-204.50; 500-600 lbs 163.50-174.00; 600-700 lbs 155.00-165.50; 700-750
Lbs 150.50-157.25; pkg 800 lbs 145.00. Medium And Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 176.00-
187.00; 500-600 lbs 160.00-174.50; pkg 648 lbs 147.00; pkg 713 lbs 147.00.

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 171.00-184.00; 400-450 lbs
170.00-178.50; 500-550 lbs 150.00-159.00; pkg fancy 500 lbs 165.00; 550-600 lbs
153.00-163.00; 600-700 lbs 137.50-152.25; pkg 734 lbs 141.50. Medium and Large
1-2  400-500 lbs 157.00-168.00; 500-600 lbs 136.00-159.00; pkg 753 lbs 144.00. 

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  500-600 lbs 160.00-167.25. Medium and
Large 1-2  450-500 lbs 170.00-174.00; pkg thin fleshed 508 lbs 169.50; pkg 577
Lbs 142.00; 600-610 lbs 147.00-156.00.


   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Avg Dressing      High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      76.50-82.00       85.50-91.50      ------------ 
Boning       80-85      83.00-88.00       90.00-95.50      77.00-82.50
Lean         85-90      74.00-79.00       81.00-86.50      66.00-72.00 

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
1180-2095 lbs           90.50-97.00       102.50-106.50    80.00-89.00

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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