Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 08/17/2010

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Receipts:  1103    Last Week:  578    Year Ago:  1713

   Compared to last week, calves under 500 lbs had a much higher
undertone compared to last week’s light test of those calves; heavier
feeders uneven with better quality steady to 3.00 higher; other offerings
2.00-3.00 lower.  Slaughter cows firm-2.00 higher with most of the
increase on leaner cows.  Average feeder quality not as attractive as
normal.  Cows and bulls were 14 percent of receipts.  In the feeder
supply, steers and bulls were 45 percent of the run; heifers 55 percent.
Near 53 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  few 300-400 lbs 140.00-146.00;
few 400-500 lbs 130.00-138.00; few 500-600 lbs 120.50-123.00, fleshy
115.50; 600-700 lbs 116.00-126.75, fleshy 109.50-113.50; 700-800 lbs
113.25-121.75; pkg 949 lbs 104.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  few 350-
400 lbs 137.50-138.00; 400-500 lbs 125.25-134.00; 500-600 lbs 120.00-
129.00; 600-700 lbs 116.25-126.75, fleshy 110.00-110.25; pkg 895 lbs
108.75.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  few 300-400 lbs 124.00-130.50;
few 400-500 lbs 113.00-127.75, fleshy 111.50; few 500-510 lbs 113.00-
114.00, pkg 594 lbs fleshy 105.00; 600-700 lbs 106.75-116.75, fleshy
103.25; 700-750 lbs 108.50-114.00; pkg 798 lbs fleshy 97.00.  Medium
and Large 1-2  few 350-400 lbs 121.50-124.00; 400-500 lbs 112.50-
123.00, fleshy 108.00; 500-600 lbs 105.00-117.75, fleshy 102.00-105.00;
600-700 lbs 103.50-115.75; pkg 759 lbs fleshy 103.25; pkg 862 lbs 103.00.
Medium and Large 2  pkg 435 lbs 107.50; 520-615 lbs 103.00-107.50.
Large 1  pkg 733 lbs 102.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 130.00-136.00; 440-
460 lbs 120.00-122.00; 500-600 lbs 110.00-118.75; 600-700 lbs 104.00-
115.75; few 750-785 lbs 103.50-104.00; few 800-815 lbs 98.00-99.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        56.00-62.00   62.75-66.75
                                      Ind 72.00
Boning   80-85        57.00-62.00   63.00-69.00
                                Few 73.00-76.00
Lean     85-90        57.00-61.00   62.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1330-1850 lbs 73.00-78.00; high
dressing 80.00-81.50; low dressing 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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