Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 03/01/10

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Receipts:  3859       Week Ago:  2109      Year Ago:  1858     

  Compared to last week, steers 400-600 lbs steady to firm and over 600
lbs firm to 2.00 higher.  Heifers 400-600 lbs 2.00-7.00 higher, spots 
7.00-10.00 higher on 500-600 lbs and over 600 lbs firm to 2.00 higher.
Demand good.  Supply heavy, mostly 450-850 lbs offerings, near 53 pct
steers and bulls, 42 pct heifers, 5 pct cows and 40 pct feeders over
600 lbs.  Slaughter cows 1.00-2.00 lower.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1 lot 342 lbs 133.00; pkg thin
398 lbs 141.50; 400-500 lbs 127.00-137.00, pkg thin 425 lbs 144.00;
500-600 lbs 115.00-130.00; 600-700 lbs 105.00-115.00, thin 600-650 lbs
115.50-120.50; 700-800 lbs 95.00-107.75; 800-900 lbs 94.00-96.75.
Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 118.00-130.00; 500-600 lbs 109.00-119.00
650-700 lbs 101.00-104.50; 700-750 lbs 99.00-104.50; 800-900 lbs 92.00-
94.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 few 350-400 lbs 104.00-113.00;
400-500 lbs 102.00-110.00, few fleshy 97.00-101.00; 500-600 lbs 95.50-
110.00, thin 500-550 lbs 111.00-113.00; 600-700 lbs 95.00-104.50; 
700-750 lbs 92.00-97.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 97.50-101.50
500-600 lbs 91.00-101.00; 600-700 lbs 94.00-101.00; 700-725 lbs 90.50-
93.50; lot 898 lbs 87.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean   Av Dressing      Hi Dressing      Lo Dressing     
Breakers  70-80          52.00-57.00      58.00-60.00      49.00-52.00                                                            
                                      few 62.00-63.25
Boners    80-85          50.00-55.00      55.00-59.00      47.00-50.00                            
                                      few 60.50-60.75        
Lean      85-90          45.00-50.00      50.00-55.00      40.00-45.00  
                                      few 55.00-58.00  few 35.00-40.00 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                                                       
1300-1950 lbs        few 63.00-67.50      Ind 72.50        56.00-59.50  

Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Kingdom City, MO
         Roger Parker, Market News Reporter 1-573-751-5618
         24 hour recorded report 573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS153.txt

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