Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 03/08/2011

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Receipts:  3197    Last Week:  2666    Year Ago:  4026

   Compared to last week, steers under 550 lbs 2.00 lower; heavier steers
fully steady; heifers under 450 lbs 4.00 higher; heavier heifers sold
firm to 3.00 higher.  Slaughter cows 1.00 to 4.00 higher.  Cows and bulls
were 9 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were
46 percent of the run; heifers 54 percent.  Near 57 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 385 lbs 170.00; 400-500 lbs
160.00-170.50; 500-600 lbs 149.50-162.00; 600-700 lbs 132.00-146.75;
700-800 lbs 125.60-141.25; 800-900 lbs 122.00-127.00.  Medium and
Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 159.00-168.00; 400-500 lbs 146.50-165.00; 500-
600 lbs 141.75-164.50; 600-700 lbs 126.75-147.50; 700-800 lbs 122.75-
129.75; 850-900 lbs 122.50-122.75.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 143.00-153.50; 400-
500 lbs 139.50-152.00; 500-600 lbs 131.50-144.00, fleshy 115.00-118.25;
600-700 lbs 124.00-132.00; 700-800 lbs 115.10-123.10; 800-900 lbs 110.85-
113.85.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 137.00-152.00; 400-500 lbs
129.50-148.50, fleshy 123.50; 500-600 lbs 124.25-141.50, fleshy or full
118.00-121.25; 600-700 lbs 118.00-131.00, fleshy 118.00-119.75; lot 722 lbs
117.25; few 800-855 lbs 109.00-112.10.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  450-500 lbs 155.00-156.00; 500-
600 lbs 127.00-155.50; 600-655 lbs 119.00-127.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        69.50-76.00   77.25-77.75   65.00
Boning   80-85        66.00-77.50   78.50-84.00   61.00-65.00
                                      Ind 89.00
Lean     85-90        61.00-66.00                 55.00-60.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1285-2110 lbs 82.50-88.75; high
dressing 90.00-98.00; low dressing 75.00-80.00.

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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