Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 05/17/2011

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Receipts:  2069    Last Week:  1988    Year Ago:  1747

   Compared to last week, steers under 400 lbs firm to instances up to 7.00
higher; steers from 400 to 800 lbs 1.00 to 4.00 lower; eight weight steers
while not tested last week were fully steady with two weeks ago; heifers
2.00 to 5.00 lower except six weights 1.00 to 3.00 lower.  Average feeder
quality was less attractive than last week.  Slaughter cows traded steady
to 1.00 lower.  Cows and bulls were 12 percent of receipts.  In the feeder
supply, steers and bulls were 61 percent of the run; heifers 39 percent.
Near 36 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 161.00-181.00; 400-500 lbs
148.50-157.25; 500-600 lbs 136.25-156.75, fleshy 133.50-140.50; 600-650 lbs
138.00-145.00, calves/fleshy 128.00-133.00; 700-800 lbs 124.00-131.75; two
loads 819-824 lbs 127.60; pkg 873 lbs 121.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-
400 lbs 150.25-180.00; 400-500 lbs 144.50-153.00; 500-600 lbs 133.25-157.25;
600-700 lbs 131.00-143.00; 700-750 lbs 132.00-134.75.  Large 1  pkg 595 lbs
130.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 339 lbs 150.00; 400-500 lbs 132.50-
150.00; 500-600 lbs 125.00-140.00, fleshy 116.50-124.00; 600-700 lbs 120.75-
130.00, fleshy 115.75-117.25; pkg 733 lbs 115.00; pkg 815 lbs 114.75.  Medium
and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 145.00-151.00; 400-500 lbs 134.00-147.00; 500-600 lbs
126.00-135.00, fleshy 120.00; 600-700 lbs 125.00-126.50, fleshy 110.25-118.00;
pkg 723 lbs 124.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 143.50-178.00; 400-500 lbs
137.50-154.00; 500-600 lbs 123.25-144.00; 600-700 lbs 118.50-130.00; 700-
750 lbs 118.50-126.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        73.00-78.25   79.50-81.00
Boning   80-85        71.00-77.00   78.00-82.00   66.75-67.00
Lean     85-90        67.00-69.00                 58.00-66.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1455-2025 lbs 86.00-93.75; high dressing
98.25; low dressing 84.75.

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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