Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 03/15/10

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Receipts:  2077       Week Ago:  3179      Year Ago:  2433     

  Compared to last week, steers and heifers steady to 2.00 lower.
Demand moderate to good.  Supply moderate, mostly 450-725 lbs feeders,
near 40 pct steers and bulls, 52 pct heifers, 8 pct cows and 40 pct
feeders mostly heifers over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows steady to 1.00
lower.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1 few 350-400 lbs 135.00-138.00;
450-500 lbs 127.00-135.50; 500-575 lbs 118.00-128.50; 600-700 lbs 106.00-
115.00; 700-730 lbs 104.00-107.25.  Medium and Large 1-2 425-500 lbs
125.00-128.00; 525-575 lbs 115.50-124.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 400-500 lbs 101.00-109.00, few
thin 111.00-113.00; 500-600 lbs 102.00-107.50, few thin near 500 lbs
111.00, few fleshy 96.00-98.00; 600-700 lbs 95.50-103.50; lot 709 lbs
96.20.  Medium and Large 1-2 few 350-400 lbs 103.50-110.00; 400-500 lbs
95.00-101.00, few thin 106.50; 550-600 lbs 97.00-102.00; 600-675 lbs
94.00-99.50; 700-725 lbs 89.25-93.25.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 400-500 lbs 109.00-124.00;
500-550 lbs 106.00-110.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean   Av Dressing      Hi Dressing      Lo Dressing     
Breakers  70-80          51.50-56.50      56.00-59.00      50.00-54.00                                                            
                                                     
Boners    80-85          50.00-55.00      55.00-58.75      45.00-50.00                            
                                                             
Lean      85-90          45.00-50.00      50.00-55.00      35.00-45.00  
                                                       few 30.00-35.00 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                                                       
1450-2250 lbs            62.00-67.00      Ind 71.75        50.00-60.00  

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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