Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 12/14/2010

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Receipts:  2938    Last Week:  3580    Year Ago:  2685

   Compared to last week, feeders were mostly firm except calves under
450 lbs had a lower undertone and five weight steers sold up to 3.00 
higher.  Slaughter cows traded steady to 1.00 higher.  Demand very good -
trade active.  Supply included numerous offerings of top quality and
reputation feeders.  Cows and bulls were 13 percent of receipts.  In the
feeder supply, steers and bulls were 56 percent of the run; heifers
44 percent.  Near 39 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 142.00-157.00; 400-
500 lbs 131.50-150.00; 500-600 lbs 123.75-137.10; 600-700 lbs 117.00-
128.60; 700-800 lbs 115.50-123.75, fleshy 105.75-111.00; 800-860 lbs
114.50-117.60; 910-915 lbs 112.75-115.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-
400 lbs 136.00-162.00; 400-500 lbs 133.00-150.25, fleshy 126.00; 500-
600 lbs 126.50-135.25, fleshy 120.00; 600-700 lbs 115.00-125.25; 700-
750 lbs 116.00-118.75; 800-825 lbs 112.00-114.00.  Medium and Large 2
pkg 398 lbs 138.00; 445-460 lbs 126.50-129.25; pkg 558 lbs 118.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 125.75-126.75; 400-
500 lbs 117.75-125.50; 500-600 lbs 112.75-125.25; 600-700 lbs 108.75-
120.00; 700-800 lbs 106.25-115.35; 865-885 lbs 106.25-109.75.  Medium
and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 118.00-135.00; 400-500 lbs 116.00-126.00;
500-600 lbs 105.50-119.25; 600-700 lbs 107.00-115.00; 700-800 lbs 104.75-
112.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 136.50-139.00; 400-
500 lbs 121.00-138.25; 500-600 lbs 115.25-126.25; 600-700 lbs 102.00-
117.75; pkg 770 lbs 95.25.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        54.00-57.00   57.00-63.00
Boning   80-85        52.50-57.00   58.00-64.00   47.25-52.00
Lean     85-90        50.25-53.50                 42.00-48.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1295-2125 lbs 62.00-70.00; high
dressing 71.00; low dressing 48.50-60.00.

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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