Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 03/22/2011

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Receipts:  2506    Last Week:  2494    Year Ago:  1698

   Compared to last weeks strong test, three and eight weight steers were
steady to 2.00 higher with other steers steady to 3.00 lower;  three weight
heifers sold firm to 4.00 higher; other heifers steady to 2.00 lower.
Slaughter cows traded steady to firm.  There was another top quality run of
feeders with good weigh-up.  Demand very good.  Cows and bulls were
14 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were
54 percent of the run; heifers 46 percent.  Near 39 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 174.00-180.00; 400-
500 lbs 154.00-166.50; 500-600 lbs 147.75-162.75; 600-700 lbs 131.25-
150.00, Calves 134.00-140.85; 700-800 lbs 124.75-139.75; 800-860 lbs
125.50-125.85.  Medium and
Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 156.50-180.00; 400-500 lbs 155.00-170.00; 500-
600 lbs 144.50-157.75, thin 165.00; 600-700 lbs 130.00-150.00; 700-
750 lbs 123.00-134.50; 800-900 lbs 123.85-127.85.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 149.00-160.00; 400-
500 lbs 137.50-153.75, fleshy 136.00; 500-600 lbs 134.75-145.00; 600-
650 lbs 128.00-137.85, calves or fleshy 125.00-128.50; pkg 822 lbs
111.60.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 143.00-160.00; 400-500 lbs
134.00-152.25, fleshy 126.50; 500-600 lbs 133.00-145.75; 600-700 lbs
116.75-134.75, fleshy 123.00; 700-800 lbs 117.00-118.25, thin 126.00.
Medium and Large 2  pkg 404 lbs 130.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 144.25-169.50; 500-
600 lbs 133.00-153.50, thin 158.25-160.75; 600-700 lbs 128.50-137.00;
pkg 755 lbs 109.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        71.00-79.25   79.50-82.00   65.00-69.00
Boning   80-85        70.00-79.50   79.75-84.50   65.50-69.00
Lean     85-90        66.00-71.00                 52.00-65.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1180-2180 lbs 83.50-91.50; high
dressing 92.00-96.00; low dressing 76.00-82.50.

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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