Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 05/15/2012

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Receipts:   596   Last Week:  850    Year Ago:   608
 
   Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers mostly steady. Demand
moderate to good. Supply light. Feeder offerings around 49 percent steers
and bulls and 51 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs around 19 percent.
cows around 28 percent. Slaughter cows mostly steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 182.00-204.50; 500-600 lbs
167.50-181.50; 600-700 lbs 149.50-153.00. Medium And Large 1-2  400-500 lbs
179.00-192.00; 500-550 lbs 171.00-173.50.

   Feeder Heifers: Medium And Large 1  300-400 lbs 171.00-177.00; 400-500 lbs
161.00-172.25; 500-600 lbs 146.75-160.00; 600-700 lbs 142.00-144.00; pkg 775
Lbs 128.00. Medium And Large 1-2  pkg 392 lbs 159.00; 400-500 lbs 149.00-160.00;
Pkg 538 lbs 174.00; pkg 563 lbs 144.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium And Large 1  400-500 lbs 179.50-194.00. Medium And
Large 1-2  450-500 lbs 163.50-169.50; 500-550 lbs 154.00-162.00; 600-650 lbs
139.00=147.75; pkg 752 lbs 134.25.


   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Av. Dressing      Hi Dressing      Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      75.00-80.00       85.00-87.50      ------------ 
Boning       80-85      82.00-87.00       89.50-93.50      75.00-81.00
Lean         85-90      75.00-79.50       81.50-85.00      71.50-73.00 

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
1415-2035 lbs           103.50-108.00     -----------      93.00-102.00

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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