Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 05/29/2012

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Receipts:   305   Last Week:  889    Year Ago:   631
 
   Not enough feeders to establish trend. Supply very light. Demand moderate.
Feeder offerings around 54 percent steers and bulls and 46 percent heifers.
Offerings over 600 lbs around 34 percent. Cows around 41 percent. Slaughter
Cows mostly steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-450 lbs 191.50-196.00; 500-600 lbs 
170.00-174.50; 600-700 lbs 158.00-162.50; pkg 710 lbs 154.25. Medium and 
Large 1-2  450-500 lbs 164.00-175.00; 500-600 lbs 165.00-167.00.

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 169.00-181.00; 500-550 lbs 
157.00-169.00; 600-700 lbs 142.50-151.00; 700-750 lbs 143.00. Medium and 
Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 157.00-173.00; 450-500 lbs 158.50-169.00; 500-600 lbs 
141.50-159.00; 650-700 lbs 133.50-140.00; pkg 994 lbs
113.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  550-600 lbs 146.50; pkg 872 lbs 124.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Avg Dressing      High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      84.00-85.00       90.50-93.00      ind 76.00 
Boning       80-85      81.50-84.50       88.00-94.50      76.50-79.00
Lean         85-90      75.50-80.00       83.50-84.50      72.00-76.50 

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
1155-1865 lbs           103.50-111.00     113.00-116.00    89.50-102.00

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1  few 6 yrs to short solid 1355-1488 lbs 2nd 
Stage 1140.00-1210.00 per head. Medium and Large 1-2  4 yrs to short solid
995-1440 lbs 1st to 3rd stage 875.00-1090.00 per head.


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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