Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 02/15/2011

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Receipts:  3479    Last Week:  2448    Year Ago:  

   Compared to last week, feeder classes with comparable sales sold 
mostly steady to 3.00 higher, with steers weighing 550 lbs to 650 lbs as 
much as 4.00 higher.  On a light test from last week, heifers weighing 
400 lbs to 450 lbs sold as much as 8.00 higher.  Slaughter cows traded 
mostly steady with high dressing cows steady to instances 1.00 lower.  
Feeder supply included many drafts of good quality black hided cattle.  
Demand and buyer activity remained strong throughout the sale.  Cows and 
bulls were 9 percent of receipts.  The feeder supply consisted of 57 
percent steers and bulls, 43 percent heifers with around 49 percent 
weighing over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  450-500 lbs 150.75-160.50; 500-600 
lbs 141.50-156.85; 600-650 lbs 132.00-145.25; 650-700 lbs 125.75-136.75; 
700-800 lbs 123.75-131.75, fleshy 119.75-122.00; 800-900 lbs 119.60-
126.85; pkg 915 lbs 121.50; pkg 980 lbs 114.75; pkg 1005 lbs 113.25.  
Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 152.00-155.00; 400-500 lbs 144.00-
149.00; 500-600 lbs 130.00-146.00; 600-700 lbs 122.00-128.25; 700-750 lbs 
119.00-120.00, pkg fleshy 710 lbs 116.50; pkg 965 lbs 92.00. 

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 154.00-155.00; 400-
500 lbs 136.00-150.00, fancy 155.00-156.75; 500-600 lbs 129.00-142.00; 
600-700 lbs 119.00-130.10; 700-800 lbs 115.00-117.75, fleshy 111.75-
115.00; 850-900 lbs 111.75-114.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 
129.00-140.00; 400-500 lbs 123.50-135.50; 500-600 lbs 125.00-134.50, pkg 
fleshy 520 lbs 123.25; 600-700 lbs 112.50-125.75; 700-750 lbs 115.75-
116.75.   

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 140.00-149.00; 500-600 
lbs 130.50-142.50; 650-700 lbs 125.25-127.00. 

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        67.50-76.00   76.00-81.00   64.50-67.50
Boning   80-85        66.50-75.50   76.00-82.00   63.00-66.00
                                      Ind 86.50
Lean     85-90        64.50-69.50   75.00-78.50   58.00-64.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1510-2200 lbs 81.50-89.00; high
dressing 89.00-92.00; low dressing 76.00-78.00.

Source:  MO Dept of Agriculture-USDA Market Service, Kingsville MO
         Lana Davis/Greg Harrison, Market Reporters, (573) 751-5618
         24 hour recorded report (573) 522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS159.txt 

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