Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 02/22/2011

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Receipts:  2877    Last Week:  3479    Year Ago:  1568  

   Compared to last week, feeder steers weighing under 700 lbs sold 3.00 to 
5.00 higher with steers over 700 lbs selling mostly steady to 3.00 higher.  
Heifers sold steady to 3.00 higher.  Feeder offering included many 
consignments of top quality reputation cattle.  Demand and buyer activity was   
very good despite colder temperatures returning to the area.  Slaughter cows 
traded steady.  Cows and bulls were 10 percent of receipts.  The feeder 
supply consisted of 56 percent steers and bulls, 44 percent heifers with 
around 63 percent weighing over 600 lbs.             

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 390 lbs 181.50; 400-450 lbs 174.00-
179.85; 450-500 lbs 155.00-167.50, pkg fancy 460 lbs 170.00; 500-600 lbs 
145.25-160.00, pkg fancy 500 lbs 166.25; 600-700 lbs 135.00-149.00; 700-800 
lbs 123.10-130.10; 800-900 lbs 119.00-127.00, pkg fleshy 815 lbs 115.00; pkg 
920 lbs 119.35.  Medium and Large 1-2  450-500 lbs 144.00-152.25; 500-600 lbs 
141.25-155.00; 600-700 lbs 122.25-135.75; 700-800 lbs 118.00-126.75, pkg 
fleshy 715 lbs 116.00.

   Holsteins:  Large 3 pkg 400 lbs 90.00; 600-700 lbs 90.00-95.50; pkg 830 
lbs 97.75.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 380 lbs 150.00; 400-500 lbs 
136.00-148.25; 500-600 lbs 130.00-142.25; 600-700 lbs 121.10-132.75, pkg 
fleshy 650 lbs 121.25; 700-750 lbs 117.25-122.60, pkg fancy 745 lbs 127.00; 
pkg 915 lbs 110.25.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 129.25-140.25; 400-500 
lbs 125.00-137.00; 500-600 lbs 122.00-137.50; 600-700 lbs 114.00-130.00; 700-
800 lbs 109.00-114.00; 800-850 lbs 111.50-115.75. 

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 365 lbs 170.00; 400-500 lbs 154.50-
164.00; 550-600 lbs 135.50-140.50; 600-650 lbs 130.00-137.50; pkg 705 lbs 
118.50. 

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        68.50-76.50   77.00------   65.00-67.00
Boning   80-85        67.25-75.00   75.00-82.00   63.25-67.00
Lean     85-90        64.50-70.25   72.00-77.50   60.00-64.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1130-1880 lbs 83.25-88.00; high
dressing 90.00-91.50, Ind 2140 lbs 95.50; low dressing 79.00-82.00.

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

0734cst md