Kingsville- Kingsville Livestock Auction: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average 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 to
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 to 850 lb steers and heifers.
Demand best for yearlings and heavier offerings.  Slaughter cows traded
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
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    370-378     376    156.00-162.00     157.48

   15    509-510     510    143.00-155.00     149.41
   30    573-593     584    148.00-158.50     156.86
    3      580       580       135.50         135.50   Fleshy

   12    609-645     617    139.50-160.00     156.49
   18    671-694     681    137.00-145.00     140.24

   33      745       745       134.50         134.50

  207    814-835     826    127.85-129.75     128.70

   29      959       959       117.10         117.10

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      352       352       155.00         155.00
   12    403-430     416    150.00-164.00     155.30
   16    461-498     475    145.50-152.00     148.24
    8    570-584     582    144.00-153.00     151.90
   44      585       585       160.00         160.00   Thin Fleshed
   14    614-625     620    135.50-150.50     142.34
    4    650-673     662    135.50-140.00     137.71
   37    654-666     657    145.50-151.00     149.79   Thin Fleshed
    4    750-765     761    124.50-134.50     126.96
   39      761       761       137.85         137.85   Thin Fleshed
   18      883       883       125.00         125.00

                      Feeder Steers Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      540       540       133.00         133.00

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      445       445       145.50         145.50
    4      463       463       140.25         140.25

   20    504-511     509    137.00-145.25     140.37
   14    558-594     583    127.50-135.00     133.30

    3      603       603       135.00         135.00
    8    662-688     678    127.25-133.75     129.63

  136    707-720     714    128.00-128.75     128.37
    8      799       799       119.10         119.10

    6      829       829       119.75         119.75
    3      860       860       112.75         112.75

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9      389       389       147.50         147.50
   17    403-438     420    135.50-144.00     139.25
   16    483-493     487    129.50-131.75     130.07
   26    505-533     523    125.25-139.50     132.12
    6      523       523       122.25         122.25   Full
   28    573-595     584    125.75-142.25     134.05
    6      566       566       122.50         122.50   Fleshy
   10    621-635     624    126.50-130.00     129.29
    7      730       730       118.75         118.75
    3      775       775       119.00         119.00
    3      840       840       111.75         111.75

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    425-435     432    140.50-142.00     141.51
   17    510-538     530    130.00-133.50     130.80
    4      563       563       126.25         126.25
    5    605-628     618    132.50-137.00     134.07
    6    660-679     676    131.00-135.50     131.73
    3      710       710       126.00         126.00

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, 
         Richard Kramer, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS760.txt

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