Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 03/16/2010

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Receipts:  1771    Last Week:  4026    Year Ago:  3302

   Compared to last week, steers from 450-850 lbs steady to 5.00 higher;
heifers from 400-750 lbs steady to 3.00 higher with some four weight
heifers up to 6.00 higher.  Slaughter cows 3.00-4.00 higher.  Supply
moderate.  Demand very good.  Cows and bulls were 10 percent of receipts.
In the feeder supply steers and bulls were 65 percent of the run; heifers
35 percent.  Near 55 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  435-500 lbs 123.50-127.50; 500-
600 lbs 119.00-131.75, fleshy 118.00; 600-700 lbs 105.10-118.75, fleshy
102.00; 700-800 lbs 102.00-110.00; 835-860 lbs 100.00-100.85; lot 921 lbs
95.85.  Medium and Large 1-2  few 370-380 lbs 135.50-137.50; 400-500 lbs
125.00-135.75, thin 133.75; 500-600 lbs 119.75-128.75, thin 132.00; 600-
700 lbs 112.00-119.10; 700-800 lbs 100.60-110.00; pkg 870 lbs 97.50;
pkg 925 lbs 93.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 380 lbs 112.50; 400-500 lbs
109.00-119.00, fleshy 101.50; 500-600 lbs 107.50-110.00, fleshy 90.00-
102.50; 600-700 lbs 102.50-104.00, fleshy 96.00; 700-710 lbs 100.25-
101.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 115.00-117.00; 400-500 lbs
107.50-121.50, thin 114.50; 500-600 lbs 105.00-114.25, thin 116.00;
600-700 lbs 96.00-106.00; 700-755 lbs 97.50-100.25; few 800-830 lbs
90.00-91.10; pkg 874 lbs fleshy 88.85.  Large 1  pkg 789 lbs 90.35.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 389 lbs 125.50; few 400-
500 lbs 121.50-125.00; few 500-525 lbs 119.00-122.00; 650-700 lbs
95.50-101.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        51.25-55.00   56.00-60.00
Boning   80-85        51.75-54.75   55.00-64.25   45.50-50.00
Lean     85-90        49.00-50.50   52.75-53.00   42.50-48.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1260-2050 lbs 64.00-66.50; high
dressing 69.00-70.50; low dressing 50.25-60.75.

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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