Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 03/30/2010

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Receipts:  1451    Last Week:  1698    Year Ago:  1286

   Compared to last week, steers under 600 lbs 4.00 to 7.00 higher; steers
over 600 lbs and all heifers 1.00 to 4.00 higher.  Most of the gain was on
thinner offerings.  Slaughter cows 1.00 to 2.00 higher.  Cows and bulls
were 15 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were
54 percent of the run; heifers 46 percent.  Near 59 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  few 400-500 lbs 131.50-142.00; 500-
600 lbs 124.00-134.50; 600-700 lbs 111.50-122.00; 700-800 lbs 105.25-
113.60; 800-900 lbs 102.00-104.00; few 900-940 lbs 97.50-97.75.  Medium and
Large 1-2  pkg 395 lbs 142.00; 400-500 lbs 129.50-146.00; 500-600 lbs
123.00-135.00; 600-650 lbs 112.00-123.00; 700-800 lbs 104.25-111.25; 820-
845 lbs 98.00-99.00.  Large 1  pkg 755 lbs 99.25.  Medium 1-2  pkg 671 lbs
102.25.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 113.25-117.25,
fleshy 102.00-107.50; 500-600 lbs 109.50-113.10, fleshy 99.00-103.25;
600-700 lbs 105.00-111.50; 700-800 lbs 101.00-104.00; lot 827 96.75.
Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 398 lbs 120.00; 400-500 lbs 114.25-120.00;
500-600 lbs 107.00-115.60; 600-700 lbs 98.50-111.00, fleshy 98.00; 720-
775 lbs 96.25-99.00.  Medium 1-2  pkg 655 lbs 86.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 375 lbs 135.00; 400-500 lbs
124.00-132.50; 500-600 lbs 114.00-130.25; 600-700 lbs 105.00-108.75;
700-760 lbs 91.75-102.25.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        52.75-58.00   58.50-63.25
Boning   80-85        53.00-57.00   57.25-63.00   47.00-48.00
Lean     85-90        48.00-52.00   56.00         45.50-47.75

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1330-2320 lbs 67.00-74.25; high
dressing 76.00-79.00; low dressing 56.50.

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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