Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 05/24/10

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Receipts:  2550       Week Ago:  1885      Year Ago:  1057     

  Compared to last week, steers and heifers 350-400 lbs steady to 3.00
lower, steers over 400 lbs steady to 2.00 lower and heifers 400-600 lbs
3.00-7.00 higher, 600-650 lbs mostly steady.  Demand moderate to good.
Supply moderate, mostly 350-650 lbs feeders with five full pot loads of
800-900 lbs steers in the offerings, near 62 pct steers and bulls, 23 pct
heifers, 15 pct cows and 22 pct mostly steers over 600 lbs.
Slaughter cows steady to 2.00 lower.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1 small pkgs 350-400 lbs 136.00-
142.00; 400-500 lbs 130.00-144.00; 500-600 lbs 123.00-136.00; calves
600-650 lbs 120.00-128.00; three loads 825-850 lbs 107.90-109.75.
Medium and Large 1-2 few 350-400 lbs 133.00-135.00; 400-450 lbs 134.00-
138.00; 500-600 lbs 122.00-132.00, few thin blacks 500-535 lbs 134.00-
139.00; 600-700 lbs 111.50-122.50; 725-775 lbs 110.50-116.00; load
850 lbs 108.00 and load 880 lbs 102.75.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 small pkgs 300-400 lbs 117.00-
126.00; 400-500 lbs 119.00-126.00; 500-600 lbs 113.00-120.50; few 600-625
lbs 111.50-112.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 115.00-124.50;
500-600 lbs 110.00-120.00; 600-700 lbs 104.00-112.00, part load 622 lbs
115.75.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2 425-500 lbs 120.00-129.00; 525-
600 lbs 107.00-118.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean   Av Dressing      Hi Dressing      Lo Dressing     
Breakers  70-80          62.50-67.50      67.00-70.00      57.00-62.00                                                             
                                                     
Boners    80-85          62.50-67.50      66.50-70.50      55.00-62.00                            
                                      few 71.75-73.75        
Lean      85-90          55.00-60.00      60.00-65.00      50.00-55.00  
                                      few 65.00-67.00  Few 44.00-47.00 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                                                       
1500-2000 lbs            73.50-79.50      80.00-85.00      -----------

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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