Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 03/02/2010

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Receipts:  4178    Last Week:  1568    Year Ago:  988

   Compared to last week, feeders steady to 3.00 higher.  Slaughter
cows steady.  Supply heavy.  Demand very good with active trade.  There
was a nice run of quality, reputation feeders with most carrying little
flesh.  Cows and bulls were 8 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply,
steers and bulls were 57 percent of the run; heifers 43 percent.  Near
59 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 120.00-135.00;
500-600 lbs 117.00-128.00, fleshy 109.00-110.25; 600-700 lbs 104.25-
118.50, fleshy 98.50-100.35; 700-800 lbs 100.50-106.00; 800-900 lbs
95.75-100.50; 900-950 lbs 93.85-95.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg
384 lbs 135.50; 400-500 lbs 123.75-133.00, thin 132.00-136.00; 500-
600 lbs 114.85-125.50, thin 125.00-128.85; 600-700 lbs 104.50-116.25;
700-800 lbs 97.00-105.60, fleshy 97.75; 800-900 lbs 94.00-101.35; pkg
960 lbs 91.75.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 343 lbs 114.50; few 430-
450 lbs 112.00-113.00; 500-600 lbs 103.25-113.50, fleshy 94.25; 600-
700 lbs 102.00-105.25, Replacements 103.50-106.75, fleshy 92.00-97.00;
700-800 lbs 94.25-98.75; lot 834 lbs 92.75.  Medium and Large 1-2
350-400 lbs 108.50-116.00; 400-500 lbs 105.00-112.00, thin 112.00-
114.00; 500-600 lbs 100.00-111.00; 600-700 lbs 93.75-104.00, fleshy
90.00-90.60; 700-800 lbs 94.00-97.50, full 90.00; few 800-900 lbs
91.00-93.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  450-500 lbs 111.00-123.00;
500-600 lbs 102.50-117.00, thin 119.00; 600-700 lbs 101.50-106.25.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        49.75-53.25   53.75-57.50   42.75-48.00
Boning   80-85        49.25-52.00   54.00-57.25   43.50-48.00
Lean     85-90        45.00-47.00                 37.00-43.25

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1240-2045 lbs 60.00-67.00; low
dressing 45.00-59.00.

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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