Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 08/03/2010

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Receipts:  752    Last Week:  2096    Year Ago:  1023

   Compared to last week, feeders near steady.  Average feeder quality
was less attractive than normal except for load lots and some larger
packages.  With high heat index readings, trade was less active on most
offerings.  Slaughter cows traded full steady with a good test.  Cows
and bulls were 15 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and
bulls were 66 percent of the run; heifers 34 percent.  Near 49 percent
of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  500-550 lbs 125.00-128.00; 715-
735 lbs 115.75-116.75; load 803 lbs 114.50; load 863 lbs 110.10.  Medium
and Large 1-2  445-500 lbs 127.50-135.00; 500-600 lbs 122.50-129.00, full
118.00; 600-655 lbs 114.50-125.35; pkg 732 lbs 115.75, Brahman X 106.50.
Medium and Large 2  400-500 lbs 120.00-122.25.  Large 1  pkg 705 lbs
110.75.  Medium 1-2  pkg 490 lbs 121.25; pkg 535 lbs 114.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  few 500-570 lbs 116.50; 600-
650 lbs 111.75-117.50; few 700-730 lbs 109.00-109.50.  Medium and
Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 111.50-120.25, fleshy 104.00-106.00; 500-600 lbs
111.25-121.75, fleshy 105.50-110.00; pkg 654 lbs 114.85.  Medium and
Large 2  pkg 553 lbs 107.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 410 lbs 122.00; few 550-
565 lbs 115.00-117.00; 600-700 lbs 106.00-112.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        56.00-61.50   62.50-66.25
Boning   80-85        56.50-61.50   62.50-70.00
Lean     85-90        54.00-56.00   63.25

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1265-1945 lbs 71.50-79.00; high
dressing 79.75-83.50.

   Cow and Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  few 2-7 yrs, 1050-1400 lbs,
with 180-300 lb calves, 1100.00-1275.00 per pair.

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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