Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 03/22/10

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Receipts:  1556       Week Ago:  2077      Year Ago:  2467     

  Compared to last week, steers under 500 lbs steady to weak, over 500 
lbs steady to 5.00 higher.  Heifers mostly steady, spots 2.00-4.00 higher
over 650 lbs.  Demand moderate to good.  Supply light, near 66 pct steers
and bulls, 28 pct heifers, 6 pct cows and 40 pct mostly steers over 600 
lbs.  Slaughter cows firm to 2.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1 few small pkgs 350-400 lbs 121.00-
136.50; 425-500 lbs 129.00-135.50, few pkgs fleshy 115.00-121.00;
500-550 lbs 126.50-133.50; small pkgs 600-700 lbs 109.50-118.00, part-
load 623 lbs 123.00 and pot-load 692 lbs 117.25; few 700-775 lbs 107.50-
110.50; pot-load 827 lbs 100.50.  Medium and Large 1-2 500-600 lbs 116.50
125.00; few 600-700 lbs 109.00-111.00; two pot-loads 810-840 lbs 102.00-
102.50.  Medium and Large 2 lot 810 lbs 98.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 few pkgs 350-400 lbs 105.00-111.00
400-500 lbs 102.50-110.00; 500-600 lbs 103.00-109.50; few 600-625 lbs
98.00-101.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 500-600 lbs 103.50-106.50; 600-700
lbs 98.00-101.00; 700-725 lbs 98.50, pot load 705 lbs 102.70.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2 425-500 lbs 108.00-125.00; pkg
thin 600 lbs 109.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean   Av Dressing      Hi Dressing      Lo Dressing     
Breakers  70-80          53.50-56.50      56.75-59.75      -----------                                                            
                                          Ind 61.25  
Boners    80-85          52.00-57.00      56.50-59.50      49.00-52.00                            
                                                             
Lean      85-90          47.00-52.00      52.50-55.50      41.00-46.00  
                                                       few 35.00-41.00 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                                                       
1500-2300 lbs            64.25-69.25      69.25-70.00      -----------  

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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