Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 03/29/10

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Receipts:  3496    Week Ago:  1556    Year Ago:  1499     

   Compared to last week, steers under 500 lbs 5.00-10.00 higher, spots
10.00-20.00 higher and heifers under 500 lbs firm to 5.00 higher, feeders
over 500 lbs firm to 3.00 higher.  Demand good to very good.  Supply
heavy mostly 450-850 lbs feeders, near 46 pct steers and bulls, 49 pct heifers, 
5 pct cows and 47 pct feeders over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows steady to firm, 
spots 1.00-2.00 higher on boner and breakers.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1 small pkg fancy 325 lbs 164.00;
400-500 lbs 132.00-143.00, few thin or fancy 148.00-156.00; 500-600 lbs
123.25-134.75, few fleshy 118.00-119.00; 600-700 lbs 111.50-120.25;
700-725 lbs 109.00-112.00; several 800-900 lbs 100.25-106.00.
Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 130.00-138.00; thin 500-550 lbs 130.00-
134.00; 550-600 lbs 109.00-120.00; load 654 lbs 111.75; 700-775 lbs 
103.50-109.00; 800-850 lbs 102.25.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 350-400 lbs 110.00-115.00, thin
116.00-118.00; 400-500 lbs 103.50-113.50, thin 116.00-120.00; 500-600 lbs
105.50-113.50, pkg fancy 116.00; several 600-700 lbs 102.00-109.25.
Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 103.00-113.00, thin 114.00-114.50;
500-600 lbs 105.50-107.75, thin 108.75-111.75; 600-700 lbs 96.50-100.00;
700-775 lbs 95.50-99.75.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 400-500 lbs 125.00-140.00, few fancy
140.00-148.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean   Av Dressing      Hi Dressing      Lo Dressing     
Breakers  70-80          53.25-58.25      58.75-63.75      -----------         
                                      few 63.75-65.75
Boners    80-85          52.00-57.00      57.50-62.50      44.00-52.00       
                                                             
Lean      85-90          45.00-50.00      50.00-55.00      40.00-45.00  
                                      few 55.00-60.00  few 35.00-40.00 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                     
1500-2100 lbs            62.50-67.50      Ind 69.00        55.00-62.00  

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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