Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 0/08/2011

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Receipts:  2448    Last Week:  0    Year Ago:  1714

   Compared to two weeks ago, five weight steers sold steady to 5.00
higher; other steers steady to 2.00 lower.  Heifers from 400 to 750 lbs
sold steady to 2.00 higher.  Demand and buyer activity both strengthened
as the sale progressed.  Feeder supply included numerous reputation and
top quality offerings.  Slaughter cows traded 3.00 to 5.00 higher.  Cows
and bulls were 10 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and
bulls were 53 percent of the run; heifers 47 percent.  Near 58 percent of
feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  450-500 lbs 152.00-168.00; 500-
600 lbs 143.50-161.50; 600-700 lbs 125.00-141.00; 700-800 lbs 120.25-
130.00; 800-900 lbs 116.75-122.85; pkg 913 lbs 117.00.  Medium and
Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 150.00-174.50; 400-500 lbs 149.00-182.50; 500-
600 lbs 129.50-152.25, Brahman x 123.50; 600-700 lbs 118.00-132.50,
Brahman x 119.00; 750-800 lbs 118.00-124.50; pkg 945 lbs 114.75.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 133.50-143.25; 500-
600 lbs 127.75-139.00, fleshy 117.00; 600-700 lbs 119.50-128.00; 710-
735 lbs 120.00-122.00; pkg 880 lbs 108.75.  Medium and Large 1-2
350-400 lbs 134.50-141.00; 400-500 lbs 126.00-140.50; 500-600 lbs 115.00-
138.75; 600-700 lbs 114.00-128.00; 700-755 lbs 110.50-119.00; few 800-
850 lbs 108.25-112.75.  Medium and Large 2-3  pkg 711 lbs 97.75.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  450-500 lbs 138.00-144.00; 500-
600 lbs 119.25-130.50; 600-700 lbs 110.25-118.75; 700-750 lbs 110.00-
110.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        68.50-75.75   76.00-83.75
Boning   80-85        66.00-75.00   75.00-83.00   63.00-65.00
                                      Ind 87.00
Lean     85-90        65.00-68.75   78.00         59.00-64.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1510-2200 lbs 83.00-88.00; high
dressing 88.00-93.00; low dressing 69.50-71.00.

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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