Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 05/31/2011

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Receipts:  1133    Last Week:  1486    Year Ago:  875

   Compared to last week, steers 450-650 lbs sold 7.00 to 9.00 higher;
steers 725 to 800 lbs sold 5.00 higher; eight weight steers 2.00-3.00
higher; heifers 450-600 lbs traded 2.00 to 7.00 higher.  Strengthening
cattle futures markets helped the rebound in feeder prices.  Slaughter
cows steady.  Cows and bulls were 22 percent of receipts.  In the feeder
supply, steers and bulls were 68 percent of the run; heifers 32 percent.
Near 42 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  445-500 lbs 150.25-160.00, fleshy
140.25-141.00; 500-600 lbs 144.50-156.00, fleshy 132.00-137.50; 630-700 lbs
130.50-144.00, calves/fleshy 125.35-131.00; 725-800 lbs 127.25-136.60; two
loads 824-844 lbs 127.25-127.35.  Medium and Large 1-2  480-500 lbs 145.00-
154.25; 500-600 lbs 138.50-155.00; pkg 656 lbs 135.75; pkg 754 lbs 128.75;
pkg 833 121.50.  Medium and Large 2  500-600 lbs 129.00-132.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  450-500 lbs 140.50-143.75; 500-
600 lbs 124.50-140.00, fleshy 122.25-123.25; pkg 663 lbs 127.60; pkg 778 lbs
119.25.  Medium and Large 1-2  few 370-400 lbs 141.00-142.75; 400-500 lbs
134.00-144.00; 500-600 lbs 124.75-140.00; lot 702 lbs 120.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 138.50-148.00; 500-
550 lbs 140.00-153.75; 600-650 lbs 119.75-125.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        73.00-78.00   78.25-84.00
Boning   80-85        72.00-78.00   78.50-85.00
Lean     85-90        66.00-69.00                 58.00-65.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1430-2350 lbs 89.00-97.00; high dressing
99.00-100.00.

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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