Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 07/06/2010

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Receipts:  944    Last Week:  1134    Year Ago:  1148

   Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifer under 500 lbs lightly
tested this week; five weight steers steady-2.00 lower; heavier steers and
five weight heifers steady-2.00 higher; heavier heifers not well tested
last week but with a higher undertone.  Slaughter cows traded firm-1.00
higher on a strong test.  Average feeder quality was very good with a
moderate run.  Demand good to very good.  Cows and bulls were 21 percent
of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 57 percent of the
run; heifers 43 percent.  Near 53 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  430-500 lbs 128.00-136.50; 500-
600 lbs 120.25-130.50; 600-700 lbs 120.00-129.00, fleshy 115.00; 740-
800 lbs 115.00-118.85; 810-835 lbs 112.25-113.85.  Medium and Large 1-2
Pkg 394 lbs 140.00; 400-500 lbs 128.50-138.00; 500-600 lbs 123.25-
127.75, fleshy 114.25; 600-700 lbs 110.50-125.00; 700-800 lbs 111.00-
118.75.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 393 lbs 124.75; pkg 481 lbs
118.25, fleshy 114.60; 500-600 lbs 118.00-124.50, fleshy 110.35-114.00;
600-700 lbs 112.00-120.00, fleshy 105.10-109.50; 710-750 lbs 105.75-
110.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 114.00-119.75; 500-600 lbs
114.00-120.00; few 640-655 lbs 111.75-118.00; pkg 700 lbs 107.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 124.00-128.00; 500-
550 lbs 119.00-123.75; pkg 652 lbs 109.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        55.50-61.00   61.75-66.25
Boning   80-85        57.00-61.75   62.00-67.75   48.00-55.00
                            Several 68.00-71.50
Lean     85-90        54.50-59.00   62.00         46.00-52.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1365-2100 lbs 72.00-79.00; high
dressing 81.50-82.00.

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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