Kingsville- Kingsville Livestock Auction: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 03/15/2011

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Receipts:  2494    Last Week:  3197    Year Ago:  1771
 
   Compared to last week, steers under 700 lbs near 4.00 to 6.00 higher;
heavier steers steady; heifers from 500 to 800 lbs near 3.00 to 6.00
higher; lighter heifers 1.00 to 2.00 higher.  Slaughter cows traded 1.00
to 3.00 higher.  Despite a widespread commodity sell-off, feeders sold
higher.  Supply quality was very attractive with numerous larger lots
selling.  Demand was broad with several buyers very active.  Cows and bulls
were 13 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were
55 percent of the run; heifers 45 percent.  Near 65 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5      384       384       178.50         178.50

   11    408-448     430    158.50-167.25     162.28
   14    464-475     467    156.50-171.25     164.65

   79    500-549     534    157.75-166.00     162.93
    7    555-595     571    157.00-160.00     157.99

   95    600-647     636    141.75-156.25     144.47
   26    613-616     616    136.25-140.50     136.74   Calves
    5      641       641       132.00         132.00   Fleshy
   79    653-692     683    136.00-144.75     140.68

   97    711-745     727    124.25-140.35     136.92
   14    703-712     710    120.00-127.00     125.51   Calves
   38      736       736       122.75         122.75   Fleshy
   57    756-798     784    127.00-135.50     130.09

   26    812-817     816    125.00-126.00     125.11
   20      877       877       119.60         119.60

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   20    350-395     370    163.50-177.50     171.01
   31    405-445     415    153.00-174.75     164.96
   36    452-492     475    160.00-173.50     165.53
   12    510-518     514    154.50-162.00     159.55
   15    553-577     561    159.50-162.00     161.22
   40    623-636     628    144.00-150.85     147.31
    7      607       607       138.50         138.50   Fleshy
   16    656-672     663    132.75-141.75     139.03
   40    706-745     720    129.50-138.00     135.70
   27      744       744       120.00         120.00   Fleshy
    3    770-790     777    122.00-126.75     125.14
    9      832       832       126.00         126.00

                  Feeder Holstein Steers Large 3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   11      740       740        90.75          90.75

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6    358-378     368    154.50-155.50     155.01

    4    411-445     420    144.00-153.25     150.80
    4      489       489       141.00         141.00

    4    513-518     516    139.50-142.50     141.01
   12      535       535       147.00         147.00   Thin Fleshed
   55    557-590     571    133.00-144.00     138.43
   22      550       550       149.00         149.00   Thin Fleshed

   26    637-645     644    131.00-136.35     135.94
   31    627-638     632    115.50-123.50     118.89   Fleshy
   35    651-696     661    123.00-134.00     131.64

   68    711-735     716    120.00-126.85     125.07
   21      704       704       116.75         116.75   Fleshy
   54    752-781     762    114.00-114.75     114.26

   11      822       822       107.75         107.75   Fleshy

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   27    361-397     386    149.75-156.00     151.22
   22    405-434     427    142.00-151.00     146.49
    8      431       431       133.50         133.50   Fleshy
   52    455-497     484    134.50-148.25     144.58
   44    502-547     511    138.00-147.00     144.43
   59    555-598     575    134.25-139.75     137.38
  133    600-648     618    129.00-138.50     134.17
   65    651-676     655    122.10-133.75     129.65
    3      702       702       120.50         120.50

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      410       410       164.50         164.50
   12    460-476     473    152.75-157.00     153.50
   17    520-545     537    138.50-155.00     150.76
   17    550-590     556    130.00-148.25     143.92
   15    600-630     617    128.25-136.00     134.66
   31    670-698     683    116.50-127.00     124.23

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, 
         Richard Kramer, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS760.txt

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