Kingsville- Kingsville Livestock Auction: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average 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 to 4.00 higher.  Demand
very good.  Supply moderate.  Cows and bulls were 10 percent of receipts.
In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 65 percent of run; heifers
35 percent.  Near 55 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8    436-440     438    123.50-127.50     125.99
    4      499       499       126.50         126.50

   61    500-547     521    122.00-131.75     128.17
   30    552-587     572    119.00-125.75     122.01
   13      553       553       118.00         118.00   Fleshy

   24    600-618     604    110.00-118.75     114.82
    7      631       631       102.00         102.00   Fleshy
   53    654-687     663    105.10-113.50     108.63

   41    701-739     719    107.00-110.00     108.79
   22    768-773     772    102.00-102.75     102.10

   60      838       838       100.85         100.85
   81    855-860     859    100.00-100.85     100.22

   19      921       921        95.85          95.85

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6    373-374     374    135.75-137.50     136.33
   34    405-438     418    125.50-135.75     132.30
   24    458-472     465    125.00-130.50     127.19
    8      453       453       133.75         133.75   Thin
   33    530-547     540    125.00-128.75     127.44
   15      523       523       132.00         132.00   Thin
    9    552-570     561    119.75-121.50     120.38
   27    619-647     639    117.00-119.10     118.55
   16    656-673     659    112.00-117.75     116.65
   43    703-745     731    100.75-110.00     105.68
   31    773-774     774    100.60-102.00     100.78
    3      870       870        97.50          97.50
    3      925       925        93.50          93.50

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      380       380       112.50         112.50

    6    428-433     430    109.00-119.00     114.60
    3      463       463       114.75         114.75
    8      455       455       101.50         101.50   Fleshy

    4      500       500       109.75         109.75
   17      504       504       102.50         102.50   Fleshy
   28    562-584     575    107.50-110.00     108.95
    4      564       564        90.00          90.00   Fleshy

    8      644       644       104.00         104.00
    8      617       617        96.00          96.00   Fleshy
    8      675       675       102.50         102.50

   15    701-704     702    100.25-101.75     101.05

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8    372-393     380    115.00-117.00     116.22
   24    419-439     429    114.00-121.50     118.39
   15    468-499     485    107.50-112.50     110.24
   10      491       491       114.50         114.50   Thin
   50    500-546     529    107.00-114.25     110.58
   12      511       511       116.00         116.00   Thin
   26    556-598     566    105.00-109.50     107.60
   23    611-630     623    103.00-106.00     105.24
   46    651-697     667     96.00-103.50      98.62
   36    701-735     723     99.35-100.25      99.90
    6      751       751        97.50          97.50
    6    805-830     814     90.00-91.10       90.82
    6      874       874        88.85          88.85   Fleshy

                      Feeder Heifers Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5      789       789        90.35          90.35

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8      389       389       125.50         125.50
    3      415       415       121.50         121.50
    2      458       458       125.00         125.00
    6    505-525     518    119.00-122.00     119.82
   14    652-688     677     95.50-101.00      96.74

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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