Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 04/06/2010

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Receipts:  2129    Last Week:  1451    Year Ago:  1657

   Compared to last week, steers over 500 lbs and heifers over 400 lbs
sold 3.00 to 7.00 higher with a few heifers up to 10.00 higher.
Slaughter cows traded 1.00 to 2.00 lower.  Demand was very good.  Supply
heavy.  Trade was active.  Supply included mostly medium size lots and
packages of quality feeders.  Cows and bulls were 19 percent of receipts.
In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 57 percent of the run;
heifers 43 percent.  Near 44 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 141.00-150.00; 450-
500 lbs 132.50-137.00; 500-600 lbs 125.00-137.00, fleshy 119.50-123.50;
600-700 lbs 119.00-127.10, thin 128.00-130.00, fleshy 115.75-118.50; 700-
800 lbs 108.85-118.50; 800-815 lbs 108.00-111.85; pkg 927 lbs 100.25.
Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 139.50-145.50; 400-500 lbs 130.00-142.50;
500-600 lbs 122.00-135.50, thin 137.00-141.25; 600-700 lbs 115.00-123.00;
700-800 lbs 107.00-115.75; 800-900 lbs 103.00-109.00; pkg 923 lbs 99.75.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 116.00-125.00; 400-
500 lbs 115.25-122.00, fleshy 113.25; 500-600 lbs 112.50-119.00, fleshy
100.00-109.75; 600-700 lbs 112.75-120.00; 700-800 lbs 101.50-110.00; pkg
848 lbs 94.25.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 119.00-122.00; 400-
500 lbs 111.00-127.00, fleshy 108.00-109.50; 500-600 lbs 108.25-120.00,
fleshy 102.75-105.75; 600-700 lbs 108.75-114.50, fleshy 107.00; 700-
800 lbs 96.75-110.50; pkg 818 lbs 93.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 131.00-142.50; 400-
500 lbs 129.50-140.00; 500-600 lbs 122.50-130.00; 600-655 lbs 113.00-
122.75; 700-750 lbs 98.00-108.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        53.75-57.25   57.75-65.50   47.00
Boning   80-85        52.50-56.00   57.00-61.00   47.00-52.00
Lean     85-90        50.00-51.50                 45.00-48.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1240-2180 lbs 66.00-74.00; high
dressing 75.00-77.00; low dressing 56.00-65.00

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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