Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 05/17/10

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Receipts:  1885       Week Ago:  2481      Year Ago:  2279     

  Compared to last week, steers 350-450 lbs mostly steady, 450-550 lbs
steady to 3.00 lower, 550-650 lbs and 750-950 lbs steady to firm.
Heifers 350-400 lbs steady to firm, 400-600 lbs 3.00-7.00 lower and
600-700 lbs steady to 3.00 lower.  Demand moderate to good.  Supply
light to moderate, mostly 400-650 lbs feeders with six full pot-loads
of 600-950 lbs offerings, near 52 pct steers and bulls, 28 pct heifers,
20 pct cows and 30 pct mostly steers over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows firm
to 1.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1 few small pkgs 300-375 lbs 137.00-
157.00; 400-500 lbs 130.00-148.00; 500-600 lbs 128.00-137.50; 600-650 lbs
125.00-131.00, pot-load blacks 600 lbs 132.10, lot fleshy calves 645 lbs
121.50; three pot-loads blacks 885 lbs 108.20, 905 lbs 109.10, 957 lbs
105.80.  Medium and Large 1-2 500-600 lbs 122.00-133.00; pot-load 765 lbs
118.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 small pkgs 325-400 lbs 127.00-
134.00; 400-500 lbs 112.00-121.50; 500-600 lbs 108.75-113.75; 650-700 lbs
106.00-108.50; pot-load blacks 900 lbs 100.90.  Medium and Large 1-2
400-450 lbs 112.00-120.00; 525-550 lbs 106.00-113.50; 600-625 lbs 104.00-
114.00, part-load thin blacks 625 lbs 119.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 and 1-2 425-500 lbs 118.00-126.00;
525-575 lbs 116.50-123.50; pkg 695 lbs 112.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean   Av Dressing      Hi Dressing      Lo Dressing     
Breakers  70-80          62.50-67.50      67.50-70.50      58.00-63.00                                                             
                                                     
Boners    80-85          62.50-67.50      67.50-70.50      57.50-62.50                            
                                      Few 71.25-74.25        
Lean      85-90          58.00-63.00      63.00-68.00      53.00-58.00  
                                                       few 43.00-53.00 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                                                       
1350-2350 lbs            77.50-83.00  few 83.75-84.75      71.00-75.00

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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