Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 03/21/11

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Receipts:  1950       Week Ago:  2233      Year Ago:  1556     

  Compared to last week, steers under 700 lbs and heifers under 600 lbs
steady to 2.00 lower, steers 700-750 lbs firm to 5.00 higher and heifers
600-700 lbs steady to firm.  Demand moderate to good.  Supply moderate,
mostly 350-750 lbs offerings, near 54 pct steers and bulls, 36 pct
heifers, 10 pct cows and 30 pct feeders over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows
2.00-4.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1 two pkgs 375-400 lbs 165.00-167.50
small pkgs 400-500 lbs 160.00-175.00; 500-600 lbs 147.00-160.00;            
600-700 lbs 138.00-145.00, few fleshy new-crop 134.00-138.00; 700-750 lbs
133.00-138.00, load value-added blacks 708 lbs 141.00 and pkg thin 710 
lbs 142.75; load 937 lbs 120.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 400-450 lbs 150.00
161.00; 550-600 lbs 145.00-150.00; 600-700 lbs 135.00-144.00; 700-750 lbs
131.00-134.25.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 350-400 lbs 148.00-151.50; 400-500
lbs 142.00-152.50, few fleshy new-crop 133.00-139.00; 500-600 lbs 131.00-
143.00, fleshy new-crop 127.00-132.00; 600-700 lbs 126.00-136.00, few
fleshy 123.00-125.00; lot 730 lbs 125.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 lot thin
385 lbs 163.50; thin 400-450 lbs 141.00-151.00; 500-600 lbs 130.00-137.00
600-650 lbs 126.00-133.50; lot 780 lbs 117.75.

   Feeder Bulls:    Medium and Large 1 fleshy new crop 400-475 lbs 154.00
164.00; 500-600 lbs 121.00-144.00; 600-675 lbs 120.00-127.00.  Medium
and Large 1-2 pkg thin 292 lbs 180.00; pkg thin 410 lbs 170.00; lot thin
525 lbs 146.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean   Av Dressing      Hi Dressing      Lo Dressing     
Breakers  70-80          74.50-80.50      81.25-85.25      68.50-74.50                                                            
                                      few 87.25-89.00  
Boners    80-85          74.50-80.50      80.25-84.50      -----------                         
                                                              
Lean      85-90          64.00-74.00      74.00-79.00      58.00-64.00  
                                           few shelly/weak 47.50-54.50

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                                                       
1250-2150 lbs            82.50-89.50      92.50-94.25      74.50-82.50
                                                     

Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Kingdom City, MO
         Roger Parker, Market News Reporter 1-573-751-5618
         24 hour recorded report 573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS153.txt

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