Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 04/12/2011

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Receipts:  2261    Last Week:  2778    Year Ago:  3772

   Compared to last week, calf prices were uneven with better quality five
and six weight feeders steady-firm; lesser quality calves, lighter calves,
and feeders over 700 lbs 2.00 to 5.00 lower.  Demand good to very good.
Supply included numerous bulls.  Slaughter cows traded 2.00 to 3.00 lower.
Cows and bulls were 13 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers
and bulls were 54 percent of the run; heifers 46 percent.  Near 49 percent
of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  ***Special Cow Sale Saturday at 11:00***

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 378 lbs 169.00; 400-500 lbs
159.25-167.75; 500-600 lbs 144.50-164.00; 600-700 lbs 137.50-159.50; 700-
800 lbs 137.00-144.00; 800-900 lbs 124.00-130.25; 900-980 lbs 121.25-125.00.
Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 162.00-168.00; 400-500 lbs 156.00-166.50;
500-600 lbs 148.50-168.00; 600-700 lbs 144.00-160.50; 700-800 lbs 131.00-
138.25; pkg 853 lbs 128.75.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  few 350-400 lbs 160.00-163.00; 400-
500 lbs 142.50-160.00, fleshy 134.75-138.50; 500-600 lbs 139.50-149.75;
600-700 lbs 130.85-144.00, fleshy 126.00; 700-800 lbs 122.00-131.75; 800-
850 lbs 117.50-122.25, fleshy 114.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs
149.00-165.00, fleshy 138.50; 400-500 lbs 134.00-159.50; 500-600 lbs 130.00-
150.00; 600-700 lbs 126.75-140.00; 700-800 lbs 118.75-125.75; pkg 807 lbs
122.75.  Large 1  pkg 491 lbs 130.25; pkg 619 lbs 124.00; pkg 745 lbs 113.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 165.50-169.00; 400-
500 lbs 150.00-168.50; 500-600 lbs 133.00-153.00; 600-655 lbs 120.00-138.00;
745-800 lbs 111.00-120.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        74.75-80.00   80.25-85.25   64.00-69.00
Boning   80-85        72.00-79.50   80.00-87.00   65.00-67.00
Lean     85-90        65.00-71.50                 55.00-62.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1135-2070 lbs 84.00-92.00; high
dressing 92.50; low dressing 71.50-79.50.

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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