Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 10/18/2010

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Receipts:  1305    Last Week:  1275    Year Ago:  1869
 
   Compared to last week, all weights of feeder steers sold steady to 2.00 
higher.  Heifer calves under 600 lbs regained all of last week's losses and 
traded 5.00-8.00 higher with spots as much as 10.00 higher.  Heavier heifers 
were mostly steady with light comparable sales from last week.  Offerings 
were generally more attractive than last week, including two loads of top 
quality 7 weight steers.  Slaughter cows and bulls sold firm to 2.00 higher.  
Supply consisted of 17 percent cows and bulls with the balance mostly 
feeders.  The feeder run included 50 percent steers, 35 percent heifers, and 
15 percent feeder bulls with around 42 percent over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 few 350-400 lbs 129.00-138.00; 400-500 
lbs 115.00-130.00; 500-550 lbs 112.50-120.25; 550-600 lbs 108.00-115.75, pkg 
full 570 lbs 105.00; 600-700 lbs 105.00-113.50, fancy/thin 114.25-115.25; 
700-750 lbs 105.00-111.50; two loads 765-775 lbs 115.00-116.00; 800-900 lbs 
98.00-104.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-350 lbs 112.00-127.00; 450-500 lbs 
110.00-117.00; 500-600 lbs 108.00-114.00; 600-700 lbs 99.00-109.00; 700-800 
lbs 100.00-107.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 113.00-126.00; 400-500 
lbs 108.00-117.00; 500-600 lbs 100.00-111.75, pkg fleshy 530 lbs 98.00; 600-
700 lbs 96.50-105.25, pkg fleshy 620 lbs 96.00; 700-750 lbs 98.75-102.50.  
Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 105.00-117.00; 400-500 lbs 102.00-110.00; 
500-600 lbs 98.00-108.50; 600-650 lbs 97.75-103.00; pkg 865 lbs 87.00.  
Medium and Large 2 few 550-600 lbs 92.00-92.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 120.00-126.00; 400-450 lbs 
121.50-123.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 107.00-120.00; 500-600 lbs 
101.00-114.00; 600-700 lbs 85.50-96.00; 700-800 lbs 84.25-94.25.
 
   Slaughter Cows:
          Pct Lean    Avg Dressing    Hi Dressing    Lo Dressing
Breaking     70-80    54.25-59.25     59.25-61.75    50.00-55.00
Boning       80-85    52.25-59.00     59.25-64.75    48.00-53.00
Lean         85-90    45.75-51.25     51.50-57.00    40.00-45.25
                                      Lightweight    33.25-37.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1100-1885 lbs 67.5-71.50, low dressing 
64.00-66.75.   
   
Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service
         Brian Fleischmann, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS153.txt
 
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