Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 04/26/2011

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Receipts:  1451    Last Week:  1850    Year Ago:  1605

   Compared to last week, steer calves under 550 lbs sold 4.00 to 8.00 lower
with some three weights up to 12.00 lower; better quality 550-650 lb steers
steady with steers and heifers over 650 lbs near steady on a much stronger
test than last week; heifers under 650 lbs sold 3.00 to 7.00 lower.  Average
light calf quality was not as attractive as normal.  Supply included 5 to 6
loads of top quality  700-850 lb steers and heifers.  Demand best for yearlings
and heavier offerings.  Slaughter cows steady to 1.00 higher.  Cows and bulls
were 15 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were
64 percent of the run; heifers 36 percent.  Near 67 percent of feeders weighed
over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 156.00-162.00; 500-
600 lbs 143.00-158.00, fleshy 135.50; 600-700 lbs 137.00-160.00; lot 745 lbs
134.50; 3  loads 814-835 lbs 127.85-129.75; lot 959 lbs 117.10.  Medium and
Large 1-2  pkg 352 lbs 155.00; 400-500 lbs 145.50-164.00; 550-600 lbs 144.00-
153.00, thin 160.00; 600-700 lbs 135.50-150.50, thin 145.50-151.00; few 750-
765 lbs 124.50-134.50; lot 761 lbs thin 137.85; lot 883 lbs 125.00.  Large 1
pkg 540 lbs 133.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  few 445-465 lbs 140.25-145.50; 500-
600 lbs 127.50-145.25; few 600-700 lbs 127.25-135.00; 2 loads 707-720 lbs
128.00-128.75; 800-860 lbs 112.75-119.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 389 lbs
147.50; 400-500 lbs 129.50-144.00; 500-600 lbs 125.25-142.25, full/fleshy
122.25-122.50; 620-635 lbs 126.50-130.00; few 730-775 lbs 118.75-119.00;
pkg 840 lbs 111.75.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  few 425-435 lbs 140.50-142.00; 510-
565 lbs 126.25-133.50; 600-700 lbs 131.00-137.00; pkg 710 lbs 126.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        76.00-81.25   81.50-87.00
Boning   80-85        74.00-81.00   82.00-89.00   68.00
                                      Ind 92.00
Lean     85-90        68.00-71.00                 59.00-65.25

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1240-2035 lbs 86.00-96.00; high
dressing 98.00; low dressing 68.00-83.50.

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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