Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 04/12/10

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Receipts:  3200       Week Ago:  2432      Year Ago:  1563     

  Compared to last week, steers and heifers steady to 5.00 higher.
Demand moderate to good.  Supply heavy, mostly small packages of 350-700
lbs feeders, near 58 pct steers and bulls, 31 pct heifers, 11 pct cows
and 18 pct feeders over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows firm to 3.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 135.00-148.00;
400-500 lbs 132.00-143.00, pkg thin 442 lbs 150.50; 500-600 lbs 123.00-
135.50; 600-700 lbs 113.00-127.00; load 770 lbs 114.00.
Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 132.00-135.00; 500-600 lbs 114.00-
135.50; 600-700 lbs 109.00-113.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 114.50-119.50,
Pkg fancy 378 lbs 130.00; 400-500 lbs 114.00-126.50; 500-600 lbs 
111.00-123.50; 600-700 lbs 108.00-115.00.  Medium and Large 1-2
300-400 lbs 110.00-118.00; 400-500 lbs 107.00-122.50, pkg thin 129.00;
500-600 lbs 109.25-118.25; 600-700 lbs 107.00-112.00; 700-750 lbs 97.50-
100.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 and 1-2 350-400 lbs 136.00-146.00; 
400-500 lbs 120.00-138.00; 500-600 lbs 114.00-134.00; 600-650 lbs
106.00-115.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean   Av Dressing      Hi Dressing      Lo Dressing     
Breakers  70-80          55.00-65.00      65.00-70.00                                                                              
                                                     
Boners    80-85          55.00-65.00      65.00-70.00                                             
                                      few 70.00-71.50        
Lean      85-90          45.00-55.00      55.00-60.00      40.00-50.00  
                                      few 60.00-65.00                  

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                                                       
1500-2000 lbs            69.00-74.00  few 74.00-77.00                   

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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