Kingsville- Kingsville Livestock Auction: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average 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
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8    418-435     426    127.00-135.00     131.18
   15    478-493     482    120.00-129.00     123.68

   25    503-547     519    117.00-128.00     124.92
   32    554-560     558    121.00-125.25     123.80
   21    590-595     593    109.00-110.25     109.72   Fleshy

  131    603-645     627    111.85-118.50     114.41
   88    668-678     671    104.25-109.75     107.14
   29    691-694     692     98.50-100.35      99.77   Fleshy

  247    701-740     726    102.75-106.00     105.20
   29    752-774     763    100.50-104.00     102.43

   24    806-846     819     97.50-100.50      99.47
   24    853-895     862     95.75-98.00       97.26

    8    915-944     933     93.85-95.75       94.55

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4      384       384       135.50         135.50
    9    410-433     423    125.50-133.00     127.20
   52    466-491     475    123.75-131.00     127.48
   26    467-492     483    132.00-136.00     133.28   Thin
   43    503-542     531    118.50-125.50     123.33
   17    503-544     513    125.00-128.85     127.89   Thin
  147    555-593     577    114.85-124.50     118.75
  141    600-646     633    105.00-116.25     109.93
   53    651-681     672    104.50-109.50     108.37
   73    716-742     730     99.85-105.60     102.99
    4      710       710        97.75          97.75   Fleshy
  144    750-795     777     97.00-103.00     102.48
   37    800-805     800     96.00-101.35     101.20
    8    859-875     861     94.00-96.00       95.75
    3      960       960        91.75          91.75

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      343       343       114.50         114.50
    4    432-440     434    112.00-113.00     112.75

   61    502-548     520    104.75-113.50     109.16
  142    568-594     583    103.25-112.00     109.16
    7      593       593        94.25          94.25   Fleshy

   11    613-615     614    103.00-105.00     103.91
   13    600-608     603     92.00-97.00       94.76   Fleshy
   24      630       630       106.75         106.75   Replacement
  117    656-670     661    102.00-105.25     103.59
    7      669       669        94.00          94.00   Fleshy
   44      660       660       103.50         103.50   Replacement

   11    706-715     708     94.25-98.75       97.51
    3      770       770        95.25          95.25

   12      834       834        92.75          92.75

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   18    358-396     373    108.50-116.00     113.02
   28    403-440     419    108.00-112.00     109.65
   64    455-499     485    105.00-111.00     108.63
   34    463-494     485    112.00-114.00     112.73   Thin
  102    507-542     524    102.25-111.00     107.94
  160    551-595     576    100.00-109.25     105.19
   50    623-633     627     98.00-104.00     101.25
    3      638       638        90.00          90.00   Fleshy
   69    652-698     666     93.75-103.50      99.89
   22    650-652     652     90.00-90.60       90.52   Fleshy
   61    705-747     725     94.00-97.50       95.94
    3      720       720        90.00          90.00   Full
   60      792       792     95.60-96.25       95.99
    3      803       803        93.50          93.50
    3      895       895        91.00          91.00

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   21    476-498     484    111.00-123.00     117.98
    9    510-536     529    109.00-117.00     113.16
   11      534       534       119.00         119.00   Thin
    8    570-590     582    102.50-111.00     108.85
   14    610-630     624    102.50-106.25     105.19
    5      677       677       101.50         101.50

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, 
         Richard Kramer, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS760.txt

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