Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 03/29/2011

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Receipts:  1809    Last Week:  2506    Year Ago:  1451

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers over 450 lbs sold mostly 2.00
to 5.00 higher with some six weight steers up to 10.00 higher.  Calves under
450 lbs had a lower undertone.  Slaughter cows traded 2.00-5.00 higher.
There was another top quality run of feeders with reputation cattle selling.
Demand very good.  Cows and bulls were 16 percent of receipts.  In the
feeder supply, steers and bulls were 69 percent of the run; heifers
31 percent.  Near 61 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  330-400 lbs 164.00-172.00; 400-
500 lbs 167.50-171.50; 500-600 lbs 154.00-170.00; 600-700 lbs 143.00-
155.00; 700-750 lbs 141.00-145.25; 750-800 lbs 128.50-131.85; two loads
835-875 lbs 127.85-129.85; load 993 lbs 124.10.  Medium and Large 1-2
pkg 326 lbs 176.50; 400-450 lbs 156.50-169.50; 500-600 lbs 149.00-163.00;
600-700 lbs 141.00-153.50; 700-800 lbs 131.00-139.50; few 800-830 lbs
127.50-129.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  few 350-400 lbs 153.50-154.00;
400-500 lbs 142.50-152.50, fleshy 139.50; 500-600 lbs 139.00-148.50;
few 640-660 lbs 136.75; 700-750 lbs 128.50-131.00; 750-800 lbs 120.85-
122.75; pkg 836 lbs 119.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  335-400 lbs 145.00-
155.50; 400-500 lbs 140.00-150.50; 500-600 lbs 138.50-148.75; 600-700 lbs
122.00-137.75; 700-720 lbs 121.75-122.25.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  435-500 lbs 150.00-166.75; 500-
550 lbs 138.50-166.75; 600-650 lbs 129.00-135.50; pkg 700 lbs 120.25.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        72.00-81.25   83.00-87.00   70.00
Boning   80-85        74.00-82.75   84.00-87.00   67.00-73.50
                                Few 90.00-94.00
Lean     85-90        64.00-74.00                 51.00-62.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1180-2290 lbs 85.00-91.50; high
dressing 92.00-94.00 extreme ind 106.50; low dressing 80.00-84.00.

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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