Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 03/23/2010

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Receipts:  1698    Last Week:  1771    Year Ago:  2023

   Compared to last week, feeder steer prices mixed but near steady;
heifers under 700 lbs steady with a few 4.00 higher.  Demand good to very
good with the best demand for grazers and heavier steers.  Average feeder
quality not as attractive as last week.  Slaughter cows 1.00-2.00 higher.
Cows and bulls were 7 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply steers
and bulls were 60 percent of the run; heifers 40 percent.  Near
60 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 360 lbs 138.00; 400-500 lbs
124.00-135.50; 500-600 lbs 119.25-129.50, fleshy 110.00; 600-700 lbs
111.25-119.00; 700-800 lbs 103.60-111.00, fleshy 98.00; lot 897 lbs
98.75; pkg 908 lbs 96.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 126.00-
139.50; 400-500 lbs 123.50-138.00; 500-600 lbs 112.00-127.25, thin
129.00; 600-700 lbs 107.00-118.00; 700-750 lbs 102.00-107.00; 850-
900 lbs 96.00-101.35.  Medium 1-2  pkg 483 lbs 107.00; pkg 608 lbs
103.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  435-465 lbs 115.25-117.00,
fleshy 100.00; 500-600 lbs 107.00-115.50, fleshy 94.00-100.60; 600-
700 lbs 99.75-110.50; pkg 769 lbs 93.25, fleshy 91.75; 810-840 93.10-
95.60.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 106.00-116.00; 400-500 lbs
105.85-117.00, thin 115.50, fleshy 100.00; 500-600 lbs 103.25-110.00,
fleshy 93.25-99.25; 600-700 lbs 101.00-105.00, fleshy 97.25-98.75; 700-
800 lbs 93.25-99.50, full 92.75; pkg 820 lbs 90.25.  Medium and Large 2
425-450 lbs 96.25-100.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  few 355-370 lbs 130.00-130.50;
400-500 lbs 110.00-127.00; 500-600 lbs 113.00-119.50; few 600-650 lbs
94.00-96.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        52.00-56.00   57.00-63.00
Boning   80-85        52.00-55.50   56.00-63.50
Lean     85-90        49.00-52.00   53.50         43.00-47.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1580-2200 lbs 68.00-71.00;
high dressing 73.00-73.25; low dressing 61.75-62.75.

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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