Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 10/05/2010

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Receipts:  1557    Last Week:  1707    Year Ago:  1054

   Compared to last week, better quality steers 2.00 to 5.00 higher;
better quality heifers steady to instances 2.00 lower.  Slaughter cows
steady.  Feeder supply moderate with a moderate to good test of most
classes of feeders.  Average feeder quality was very good but with some
fleshier offerings.  Demand was moderate to good - best mid sale.  Cows
and bulls were 18 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and
bulls were 60 percent of the run; heifers 40 percent.  Near 28 percent of
feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 123.50-138.50; 500-
600 lbs 113.00-128.50, fleshy 108.00-112.75; pkg 626 lbs 116.00; 650-
700 lbs fleshy 108.25-109.85; 700-800 lbs 109.00-117.00; pkg 854 lbs
109.75; pkg 921 lbs 108.85.  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 122.50-
137.50; 500-600 lbs 113.00-117.50; 600-700 lbs 110.00-122.85; 700-
800 lbs 104.00-108.10.  Large 1  pkg 562 lbs fleshy 101.50; pkg 633 lbs
106.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 112.00-117.50; 400-
500 lbs 107.00-116.00, fleshy 101.50-104.50; 500-600 lbs 105.75-114.00,
fleshy 102.50-103.00; lot 616 lbs 112.75; pkg 618 lbs fleshy 97.00; lot
724 lb replacements 113.00; pkg 763 lbs 106.50.  Medium and Large 1-2
350-400 lbs 113.50-116.00; 400-500 lbs 109.00-114.50, fleshy 102.50-
103.00; 500-600 lbs 106.75-116.00, fleshy 93.00-100.50, Brahman X 93.75;
600-700 lbs 98.50-107.75, thin 112.00, fleshy 97.00; 700-750 lbs 99.25-
106.00; few 800-825 lbs 103.00-105.75.  Medium and Large 2  few 440-
563 lbs 104.00-105.00.  Large 1  pkg 520 lbs 105.00; pkg 640 lbs 97.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 110.00-131.00, fleshy
102.00; 500-600 lbs 96.00-109.00, fleshy 93.50-102.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        55.50-58.25   59.00-62.50   51.50-52.00
Boning   80-85        53.50-58.00   58.00-63.00   48.00-51.75
                                      Ind 67.00
Lean     85-90        50.50-55.00   57.00         47.00-49.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1180-2175 lbs 63.50-68.50; high
dressing 69.50-70.00; low dressing 58.50-60.50.

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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