Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 04/20/2010

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Receipts:  2719    Last Week:  3772    Year Ago:  2181

   Compared to last week, steers 2.00 to 5.00 higher; heifers steady to
2.00 higher.  Slaughter cows 2.00-3.00 higher.  Demand moderate to good-
best mid sale.  Numerous thinner calves and bull calves in the run.
Supply moderate to heavy.  Cows and bulls were 24 percent of receipts.
In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 56 percent of the run; heifers
44 percent.  Near 35 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 135.00-142.50; 400-
500 lbs 127.00-143.00; 500-600 lbs 122.25-135.00; 600-700 lbs 116.50-
128.50; 700-750 lbs 116.00-120.00, fleshy 98.75; 800-850 lbs 109.50-114.25.
Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 136.00-143.00; 400-500 lbs 126.00-143.00;
500-600 lbs 119.50-133.75; 600-700 lbs 115.00-129.50; 700-800 lbs 106.50-
115.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 121.50-128.00; 400-
500 lbs 109.00-125.50; 500-600 lbs 105.00-113.75, fleshy 97.00; 600-
700 lbs 107.00-114.75; 700-750 lbs 104.75-108.00; pkg 842 lbs 99.00.
Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 120.00-127.50; 400-500 lbs 107.00-129.25;
500-600 lbs 105.00-119.00, fleshy or full 97.00-99.00; 600-700 lbs 104.50-
117.85, fleshy 97.50; pkg 735 lbs 102.50, fleshy 95.00; pkg 818 lbs 103.25.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 127.00-141.50; 400-
500 lbs 123.00-134.00; 500-600 lbs 111.00-127.00; 600-700 lbs 104.00-118.00;
pkg 745 lbs 99.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        56.00-60.50   61.00-65.00   54.50
Boning   80-85        55.50-60.00   61.00-67.50   50.00-53.50
                                      Ind 69.00
Lean     85-90        52.00-56.75                 45.00-49.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1220-2570 lbs 66.00-76.00; high
dressing 77.00-78.00; low dressing 64.00-64.50

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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