Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 04/27/2010

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Receipts:  1605    Last Week:  2719    Year Ago:  1651

   Compared to last week, steers under 500 lbs 5.00-7.00 higher; 500-650 lb
steers 2.00-5.00 higher; over 650 lbs 1.00-3.00 higher. Heifers under 500 lbs
uneven; five weight heifers 4.00-7.00 higher; heavier heifers steady to 3.00
higher.  Slaughter cows 1.00-2.00 higher.  Supply moderate with five quality
load lots of 818-836 lb steers selling.  Demand good to very good.  Cows and
bulls were 22 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls
were 70 percent of the run; heifers 30 percent.  Near 51 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 145.50-160.00; 400-
500 lbs 136.00-150.00; 500-600 lbs 123.00-140.00; 600-700 lbs 113.00-
131.00, thin 139.00; 740-800 lbs 115.00-117.25; 4 load lots 824-836 lbs
112.75-113.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 143.00-150.00; 400-
500 lbs 131.00-146.00; 500-600 lbs 119.50-132.00; 600-700 lbs 113.50-
130.00; 700-750 lbs 117.50-120.00; load 818 lbs 115.10.  Large 3
Holsteins  pkg 497 lbs 85.25; pkg 622 lbs 87.25; pkg 790 lbs 78.00;
pkg 818 lbs 81.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 381 lbs 127.00; 400-500 lbs
113.50-120.00, fleshy 105.00-107.50; 500-600 lbs 114.75-121.75; pkg
650 lbs 115.75; 750-800 lbs 95.75-104.25; pkg 894 lbs 98.25.  Medium and
Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 119.00-131.00; 400-500 lbs 109.00-120.75; 500-
600 lbs 113.25-122.75, fleshy or full 103.00-109.50; 670-700 lbs 112.00-
113.75, full 100.00; pkg 736 lbs full 95.25; 775-785 lbs 102.00-105.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 125.00-142.00; 500-
550 lbs 113.00-123.50; 600-700 lbs 105.50-111.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        57.00-61.50   63.00-69.50   53.00
Boning   80-85        56.50-61.50   62.50-70.00   52.00-55.00
Lean     85-90        54.00-59.00   61.50         49.00-52.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1200-2205 lbs 70.50-77.00; high
dressing 78.00-82.00; low dressing 63.00-70.00

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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