Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 04/05/2011

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Receipts:  2778    Last Week:  1809    Year Ago:  2529

   Compared to last week, steer calves under 450 lbs firm to 4.00 higher;
steers over 750 lbs 2.00 to 5.00 higher; other steers steady-weak.  Heifer
calves under 500 lbs firm to 8.00 higher; other heifers steady-firm.
Slaughter cows traded steady-firm.  Supply heavy with demand good to very
good.  Cows and bulls were 15 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply,
steers and bulls were 62 percent of the run; heifers 38 percent.  Near
45 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  340-400 lbs 169.00-193.50; 400-
500 lbs 157.50-176.75; 500-600 lbs 154.75-166.00, fleshy 139.50; 600-
700 lbs 144.50-156.00, fleshy 137.75; 700-750 lbs 145.00-146.00; 750-
800 lbs 133.35-136.75, fleshy 127.25; 800-900 lbs 127.50-135.85; load
967 lbs 125.85.  Medium and Large 1-2  375-400 lbs 159.00-172.00; 400-
500 lbs 158.00-170.00; 500-600 lbs 152.00-163.50; 600-700 lbs 135.00-
152.00; 700-800 lbs 129.50-140.00; 800-850 lbs 131.25-131.50.  Large 1
650-700 lbs 135.25-140.00; pkg 863 lbs 127.75.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  lot 315 lbs 165.00; 350-400 lbs
152.00-161.75; 400-500 lbs 143.00-165.00; 500-600 lbs 135.00-149.00;
600-700 lbs 136.00-139.75; load 720 lbs 130.75; 800-850 lbs 121.25-124.75.
Medium and Large 1-2  320-400 lbs 144.50-158.50; 400-500 lbs 139.50-159.00;
500-600 lbs 124.00-150.00, fleshy 122.00; 600-700 lbs 120.00-140.00; 700-
750 lbs 120.50-130.50, fleshy 114.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 154.50-180.00; 400-
500 lbs 151.00-165.00; 500-600 lbs 136.00-158.75; 600-700 lbs 119.90-140.00;
few 700-750 lbs 121.00-125.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        74.50-81.50   83.25-88.75   72.00-74.00
Boning   80-85        74.00-83.50   84.00-93.00   66.00-73.75
Lean     85-90        68.75-72.50   79.00         62.00-66.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1205-2350 lbs 85.00-94.50; high
dressing 95.00-103.50; low dressing 77.50-83.75.

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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