Boonville - Farmers Livestock Auction: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average 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
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9    313-345     337    206.00-215.00     213.03
    3    360-395     377    194.00-209.00     201.92

   22    413-445     425    190.00-204.00     196.95
   12    459-477     464    186.50-193.25     191.51

   12    533-540     534    172.50-183.00     182.11
    3      503       503       190.00         190.00   Thin Fleshed
   41    550-594     581    169.00-179.75     175.54

   15    608-645     612    164.00-174.50     170.19
    5    662-693     674    155.00-168.00     162.66

   20    703-716     709    155.25-159.00     157.11

   87    804-830     813    139.00-144.75     143.85
   12      883       883       134.50         134.50

   66      967       967       133.50         133.50

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    410-445     425    172.00-183.00     175.54
    4    460-475     466    170.00-186.00     180.95
    3    600-625     615    142.00-157.50     149.22
    8    674-690     676    150.50-155.25     151.11

                      Feeder Steers Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5      818       818       138.75         138.75

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      297       297       190.00         190.00

   21    300-349     331    186.00-192.00     189.44
   13    350-385     365    181.00-190.00     186.86

   47    400-435     428    171.50-182.00     176.79
   44    450-478     466    168.00-176.50     171.75
   18    534-545     538    162.25-164.75     163.24
    5    568-598     585    151.75-160.75     156.82

   11    646-648     647    149.25-149.75     149.48
    8    673-683     678    144.00-151.50     147.78

   45    706-738     724    145.00-147.50     145.71
   25    765-774     774    132.50-136.85     136.68

    3      845       845       125.75         125.75

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7    450-495     472    156.00-163.00     160.46
   14    500-546     539    154.50-163.00     161.24
    3    605-645     618    143.00-152.00     148.87

                 Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    365-390     378    200.00-203.50     201.69
   11    485-497     495    178.00-184.50     183.34

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    420-440     428    144.00-169.00     156.38
    4    485-488     486    168.00-175.00     171.88
    3    510-545     527    143.50-166.00     154.08
    4    550-580     560    138.50-150.00     142.51
    3    625-640     630    126.00-138.50     134.27
    3    760-765     762    128.00-128.50     128.17

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_LS754.txt
 
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