Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 02/23/2010

Monday, March 1, 2010

Receipts:  1568    Last Week:  4186    Year Ago:  2584

   Compared to last weeks heavy run, 650-750 lb steers and six weight
heifers steady to 3.00 higher; other feeders steady to 3.00 lower.
Slaughter cows steady to 1.00 lower.  Average feeder quality was less
attractive than last week.  Supply moderate.  Demand good to very good.
Cows and bulls were 10 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers
and bulls were 57 percent of the run; heifers 43 percent.  Near 54 percent
of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 123.00-133.00;
500-600 lbs 114.25-123.00, fleshy 109.50; 600-700 lbs 106.00-116.00,
fleshy 104.00; 700-800 lbs 101.00-106.85; 800-850 lbs 95.50-97.00.
Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 129.00-133.00; 400-500 lbs 123.00-
132.00; 500-600 lbs 110.00-123.00; 600-700 lbs 102.50-110.50, fleshy
99.25; 700-750 lbs 104.00-106.00, fleshy 92.00-97.00; 800-850 lbs
93.75-99.00; pkg 989 lbs 91.60.  Large 1  pkg 735 lbs 88.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  400-450 lbs 109.50-110.50;
500-600 lbs 94.25-107.75; 600-700 lbs 98.00-104.50, Replacements
106.00; 700-750 lbs 91.00-95.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs
98.00-113.50; 500-600 lbs 94.00-108.00, fleshy/full 90.25-93.00;
600-700 lbs 96.00-106.00, Replacements 105.00; 700-800 lbs 91.25-
97.85; 800-850 lbs 86.50-88.00.  Large 1  pkg 735 lbs 88.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 431 lbs 126.00; 500-
550 lbs 96.25-114.00; 600-700 lbs 90.25-7.75.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        49.00-54.00   55.00-56.75   47.00-48.50
Boning   80-85        49.00-53.00   54.00-56.75   43.00-48.00
Lean     85-90        47.00-49.00   51.00         37.00-43.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1535-1735 lbs 59.00-64.00; high
dressing 66.50.

Source:  MO Dept of Agriculture-USDA Market Service, Kingsville MO
         Richard L Kramer, Market Reporter, (573) 751-5618
         24 hour recorded report (573) 522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS159.txt 

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