Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 05/03/2011

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Receipts:  2268    Last Week:  1451    Year Ago:  2677

   Compared to last week, steer and heifer calves under 500 lbs firm to
instances 6.00 higher on a better quality test than last week; heavier
weights near steady except six weight steers 2.00 lower and five weight
heifers up to 6.00 higher.  There was a nice quality run with several
loads selling.  Supply included several non-weaned calves.  Slaughter cows
steady to 2.00 lower.  Cows and bulls were 20 percent of receipts.  In the
feeder supply, steers and bulls were 51 percent of the run; heifers
49 percent.  Near 47 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 381 lbs 160.50; 400-500 lbs 148.00-
170.00; 500-600 lbs 145.00-156.00, fleshy 134.25-135.25; 600-700 lbs 135.00-
147.00, fleshy 132.25-134.00; lot 784 lbs 129.75; lot 750 lbs fleshy 123.00;
800-850 lbs 122.00-128.60.  Medium and Large 1-2  340-400 lbs 151.50-173.00;
400-500 lbs 148.50-165.00; 500-600 lbs 139.00-159.50; 600-700 lbs 137.25-
149.00; few 700-725 lbs 129.00-135.50; load 842 lbs 128.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 399 150.50; 400-500 lbs 141.00-
151.50; 500-600 lbs 135.00-151.00, fleshy 126.50; 600-700 lbs 127.25-136.00,
fleshy 110.00-123.50; 700-750 lbs 126.00-127.50; pkg 792 lbs fleshy 115.50;
pkg 897 lbs 116.60.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 345-400 lbs 145.50-155.00;
400-500 lbs 137.000-149.00; 500-600 lbs 139.00-149.00, full 134.00-136.00;
600-700 lbs 129.75-135.00; few 715-760 lbs 122.85-125.75; pkg 869 lbs
116.85.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  lot 611 lbs 144.50; lot 729 lbs 129.00.
Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 150.00-164.00; 400-500 lbs 140.50-152.00;
500-550 lbs 136.00-149.00; few 640-680 lbs 132.00-142.75; pkg 812 lbs 112.75.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        75.00-80.50   80.75-84.00   70.00-74.00
Boning   80-85        73.00-79.75   80.50-90.00   66.50-72.00
Lean     85-90        67.25-72.00                 60.00-67.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1410-2310 lbs 87.50-94.50; low dressing
70.00-85.50.

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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