Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 12/07/2010

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Receipts:  3580    Last Week:  2563    Year Ago:  3049

   Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers from 600 to 700 lbs
sold 2.00 to 3.00 higher; other feeder prices mixed.  Slaughter cows
traded steady to 2.00 higher.  Supply heavy with good demand.  Cows and
bulls were 16 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls
were 64 percent of the run; heifers 36 percent.  Near 44 percent of
feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  few 300-400 lbs 156.00-166.50;
400-500 lbs 132.00-157.00; 500-600 lbs 124.50-134.00; 600-700 lbs 116.75-
128.00; 700-800 lbs 115.10-121.00; pkg 857 lbs 117.10; few 930-945 lbs
110.00-113.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 139.50-167.00; 400-
500 lbs 133.50-155.00; 500-600 lbs 123.50-135.00; 600-700 lbs 116.35-
126.10; 700-750 lbs 117.25-124.00; 700-800 lb calves 109.10-109.50; few
870-885 lbs 112.50-112.75.  Medium and Large 2  400-500 lbs 122.00-132.00;
lot 653 lbs 110.25.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 125.00-133.00; 400-
500 lbs 117.00-125.00; 500-600 lbs 113.00-119.00; 600-700 lbs 109.00-
118.50; 700-755 lbs 110.00-110.75; few 885-890 lbs 107.75.  Medium and
Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 120.00-134.50; 400-500 lbs 112.00-129.00; 500-
600 lbs 107.00-119.00; 600-700 lbs 106.50-115.00; pkg 792 lbs 111.10;
pkg 863 lbs 103.25.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 136.50-154.00; 400-
500 lbs 129.25-149.75; 500-600 lbs 115.50-129.00; 600-650 lbs 107.00-
114.75; few 725-735 lbs 96.00-104.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        52.00-56.50   57.00-62.25   50.00
Boning   80-85        51.00-56.00   56.25-61.50   48.00-50.75
Lean     85-90        48.25-52.00                 39.50-47.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1350-2380 lbs 62.50-70.50; high
dressing 71.75-73.00; low dressing 49.00-60.00.

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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