Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 06/01/2010

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Receipts:  875    Last Week:  2611    Year Ago:  1982

   Compared to last week, feeders under 700 lbs sold 2.00-5.00 lower than
last weeks much larger sale;  heavier weights not tested.  Slaughter cows
steady-3.00 higher.  After a fair weather Memorial Day, feeder supply was
light.  Quality was less attractive than normal with numerous bull calves
and unweaned calves in the run.  Demand was moderate to good for the
lighter offering.  Cows and bulls were 24 percent of receipts.  In the
feeder supply, steers and bulls were 58 percent of the run; heifers
42 percent.  Near 17 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-350 lbs 133.00-140.00; fleshy
400-500 lbs 121.00-126.00; 500-600 lbs 121.00-123.50; 600-700 lbs 106.00-
117.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 130.00-144.00; 400-500 lbs
121.50-129.00; 500-600 lbs 113.00-122.75; 610-635 lbs 115.00; pkg 640 lb
Brahman X 108.00.  Medium and Large 2  pkg 498 lbs 118.00; few 600-625 lbs
105.25-108.00.  Large 1  pkg 858 lbs 98.25.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 398 lbs 121.00; 400-500 lbs
115.50-120.00, fleshy 109.00; 500-560 lbs 112.50-116.50; pkg 618 lbs
109.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 117.00-125.00; 400-500 lbs
115.00-122.75; 500-600 lbs 105.00-118.00, full/fleshy 94.00-104.00; pkg
608 lbs 109.00, full 102.50.  Medium and Large 2  420-490 lbs 111.00-
112.50.  Large 1  pkg 498 lbs 104.75; pkg 534 lbs 102.25.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 132.00-136.00; 400-
500 lbs 118.00-129.00; 500-600 lbs 108.50-121.00, full 107.00; 600-
650 lbs 105.00-109.00; 720-750 lbs 98.00-99.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        55.00-60.00   62.00-66.25   54.50
Boning   80-85        55.00-60.00   60.50-67.00   52.75
Lean     85-90        52.50-57.00                 47.00-50.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1385-2335 lbs 73.00-77.00; high
dressing 79.50-82.00; low dressing 67.00-71.00

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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