Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 05/22/2012

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Receipts:   889    Last Week:  596    Year Ago:  612
 
   Compared to last week, feeder steer calves and yearlings 2.00-to 5.00
higher, feeder heifer calves 6.00 to 12.00 higher, yearling heifers 3.00
to 5.00 higher. Demand very good. Supply light. Feeder offerings around
58 percent steers and bulls and 42 percent heifers. Feeder offerings over
600 lbs around 51 percent. Cows around 15 percent. Slaughter cows mostly
steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 194.00-215.00; 400-500
Lbs 186.50-204.00; 500-600 lbs 169.00-183.00; pkg thin fleshed 503 lbs 190.00;
600-700 lbs 155.00-174.50; 700-725 lbs 155.25-159.00; 800-900 lbs 134.50-
144.75; 66 head 967 lbs 133.50. Medium And Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 170.00-
186.00; 600-700 lbs 142.00-157.50.

   Feeder Heifers: Medium And Large 1  pkg 297 lbs 190.00; 300-400 lbs 181.00-
192.00; 400-500 lbs 168.00-182.00; 500-600 lbs 151.75-164.75; 600-700 lbs 
144.00-151.50; 700-800 lbs 132.50-147.50; pkg 845 lbs 125.75. Medium And Large
1-2  450-500 lbs 156.00-163.00; 500-550 lbs 154.50-163.00;  600-650 lbs 143.00
-152.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium And Large 1  350-400 lbs 200.00-203.00; 450-500 lbs
178.00-184.50. Medium And Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 144.00-175.00; 500-600 lbs
138.50-166.00; 600-650 lbs 126.00-138.50; 760-765 lbs 128.00-128.50.

   Bred Cows:  Medium And Large 1  2 yrs to 5 yrs 1035 to 1325 lbs 1st to 3rd 
Stage 1125.00 to 1275.00 per head. Medium And Large 1-2  2 yrs to short solid
925 to 1223 lbs 1st to 3rd stage 900.00 to 1200.00 per head. 

   Cow-calf pairs:  Medium And Large 1  4 yrs to short solid 1280-1567 lbs 
With baby to 175 lb calves at side 1600.00 per pair. 

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Avg Dressing      High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      77.00-81.00       82.50-86.00      ind 74.50 
Boning       80-85      82.00-86.50       87.00-92.00      72.50-80.00
Lean         85-90      80.50-86.50       90.50-95.00      64.50-74.50 

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
1500-1845 lbs           ind 96.00         -----------      88.50-90.00

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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