Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 05/04/2010

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Receipts:  2677    Last Week:  1605    Year Ago:  2207

   Compared to last week, steers under 650 lbs 2.00-6.00 lower than last
weeks strong sale; steers over 650 lbs 1.00-4.00 higher; heifers under
500 lbs 2.00-4.00 higher; five weight heifers steady-2.00 lower; heifers
over 600 lbs had a higher undertone without a good comparison with last
week.  Slaughter cows steady-2.00 higher.  Cows and bulls were 22 percent
of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 59 percent of
the run; heifers 41 percent.  Near 36 percent of feeders weighed over
600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 138.00-146.00; 400-
500 lbs 131.50-148.50; 500-600 lbs 122.25-134.00; 600-700 lbs 119.75-
131.00, fleshy 112.75-116.50; 700-800 lbs 117.00-122.50, fleshy 103.50;
pkg 932 lbs 104.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 137.00-147.00; 400-
500 lbs 127.50-143.00; 500-600 lbs 119.00-133.00; 600-700 lbs 118.00-
128.00, fleshy 115.00; 700-800 lbs 109.50-121.00; few 800-850 lbs 109.00-
112.75.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 124.00-131.50; 400-
500 lbs 115.25-130.50; 500-600 lbs 111.25-122.50, fleshy 104.50-110.50;
600-700 lbs 112.00-118.00, fleshy 97.00-106.75; 700-800 lbs 105.85-109.75,
fleshy 95.25.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 122.00-128.00; 400-
500 lbs 114.75-125.00; 500-600 lbs 111.50-121.00; 600-700 lbs 109.50-
118.75, fleshy 99.50; 710-760 lbs 108.00-110.75.  Large 1  pkg 507 lbs
118.50; pkg 660 lbs 109.50; pkg 790 lbs 107.75.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 135.50-141.00; 400-
500 lbs 130.00-138.50; 500-600 lbs 113.75-127.00; 600-700 lbs 112.75-
116.00; 710 lbs 109.50-112.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        58.00-61.00   63.50-70.00
                                Few 73.00-75.00
Boning   80-85        56.50-61.75   62.00-71.00   52.00-55.00
Lean     85-90        55.00-59.50   61.50         46.50-53.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1415-2155 lbs 69.50-77.50; high
dressing 78.00-86.50; low dressing 65.00-69.00

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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