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Bowling Green- Eastern Missouri Commission CO             
Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 12/09/11

Receipts:  1701     Week ago:  2403     Year ago:  2570                  

  Compared to last week, steers 500-700 lbs and heifers 450-650 lbs steady to
3.00 higher, spots 3.00-7.00 higher on 500-550 lbs heifers, others weights
poorly tested.  Demand moderate to good.  Supply moderate, mostly 450-750 lbs
feeders, near 56 pct steers and bulls, 24 pct heifers, 20 pct cows and 26 pct
feeders mostly steers over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows 1.00-2.00 higher.

  Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 small pkgs 425-475 lbs 160.00-170.00;
500-600 lbs 155.00-166.50, few fleshy/unweaned 135.00-155.00; 600-700 lbs
140.50-154.00, part-load fancy 658 lbs 157.75, few fleshy/unweaned 129.00-142.00
few pkgs 725-800 lbs 138.25-145.50; lot 833 lbs 140.50; load 988 lbs 128.10.
Large 1-2 lot 1075 lbs 118.25.  Medium 1 450-500 lbs 155.50-160.50.

  Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 few pkgs 350-400 lbs 141.00-159.00;
425-500 lbs 140.50-159.00; 500-600 lbs 145.00-159.00, few thin 159.25-161.25,
few fleshy/unweaned 136.00-144.00; 600-650 lbs 140.25-150.75; few pkgs 650-
750 lbs 134.50-138.50.  Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 448 lbs 145.00.

  Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 few pkgs 350-400 lbs 161.00-178.00;
pkg 455 lbs 154.50; 525-600 lbs 132.00-139.50; 600-650 lbs 115.50-133.50.

Slaughter Cows:              
          Percent Lean    Av Dressing      Hi Dressing       Lo Dressing
Breakers  70-80           67.00-72.00      72.50-77.50       62.00-67.00                       
                                                                                        
Boners    80-85           64.00-69.00      69.50-74.50       59.00-64.00
                                                      
Lean      85-90           58.50-63.50      63.50-68.50       52.00-58.00
                                             few shelly/weak 46.50-51.50                                                       
Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2
1275-2150 lbs             70.50-75.50      Ind 81.25         65.50-70.00
                                                   
Slaughter Steers and Heifers: (24 head)
few Choice 3-4 1220-1470 lbs 117.25-120.50

Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Bowling Green, MO
         Roger Parker, Market Reporter  573-751-5618
         24 hour recorded report 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS156.txt

 
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