Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 08/24/2010

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Receipts:  1162    Last Week:  1103    Year Ago:  1450

   Compared to last week, steers from 500-700 lbs and heifers from 400-
700 lbs 2.00-5.00 higher; other near steady.  Slaughter cows weak-2.00
lower from last weeks active cow trade.  There was a nice quality test
of feeders over 500 lbs.  Demand good to very good.  Cows and bulls were
15 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were
53 percent of the run; heifers 47 percent.  Near 60 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  few 300-325 lbs 138.00-144.00;
few 440-475 lbs 134.00-138.00; 550-600 lbs 131.50-134.50; 600-700 lbs
118.25-130.00; 700-765 lbs 118.75-122.00; 800-900 lbs 110.60-115.00.
Medium and Large 1-2  few 375-400 lbs 134.00-139.00; few 400-455 lbs
131.00-137.00; 500-600 lbs 120.00-135.50; 600-700 lbs 117.00-120.00;
700-800 lbs 113.50-119.75; lot 860 lbs 113.00.  Medium and Large 2
475-485 lbs 119.00-123.00; 550-585 lbs 115.50-119.75.  Large 1  pkg
938 lbs 108.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  few 435-475 lbs 119.75-125.25;
500-600 lbs 115.50-123.00, fleshy 112.50; 600-700 lbs 113.00-118.75;
700-800 lbs 106.75-113.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  380-400 lbs 119.50-
122.50; 400-500 lbs 117.50-125.00; 500-600 lbs 114.25-123.00, full
109.00; 600-655 lbs 110.75-118.00, fleshy 106.00-108.00; 750-775 lbs
106.75-113.00.  Medium and Large 2  530-545 lbs 105.00-107.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 133.50-139.00; 400-
450 lbs 125.00-130.00; 500-550 lbs 120.00-130.00; 650-700 lbs 109.00-
115.00; 700-750 lbs 107.50-112.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        55.00-61.75   62.50-66.75
Boning   80-85        57.00-61.75   63.00-71.50
Lean     85-90        55.00-59.50   61.50         48.50-49.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1330-2005 lbs 73.50-78.00; high
dressing 83.50; low dressing 67.50.

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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