Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 06/14/2011

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Receipts:  1770    Last Week:  1131    Year Ago:  1666

   Compared to last week, steers 450-700 lbs sold 2.00 to 3.00 higher;
steers 700-800 lbs 1.00 to 2.00 higher; eight weight steers fully steady;
heifers under 700 lbs mostly steady with instances of 2.00 lower; seven
weight heifers not well tested last week but with a much higher undertone.
There was a high quality run of feeders with two loads of reputation steers
878-890 lbs and a load of quality 714 lb heifers.  Slaughter cows
traded 1.00 to 2.00 lower.  Cows and bulls were 20 percent of receipts.  In
the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 58 percent of the run; heifers
42 percent.  Near 40 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  There will
be a special cow sale Friday evening.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  few 350-400 lbs 148.00-156.00; 400-
500 lbs 150.00-165.00; 500-600 lbs 136.25-152.50, fleshy 133.75-140.00; 600-
700 lbs 132.85-139.00, fleshy/calves 127.75-133.75; 700-750 lbs 124.25-128.25;
two loads 878-890 lbs 122.35-123.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 145.50-
161.00; 500-600 lbs 137.00-150.50; 600-700 lbs 127.50-136.00; 700-750 lbs
126.75-132.00.  Large 1  pkg 493 lbs 139.75.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 136.25-144.50; 500-600 lbs
126.00-137.50; 600-700 lbs 124.75-130.00; load 714 lbs 125.50; pkg 700 lbs
123.25; pkg 750 lbs fleshy 116.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 135.00-
139.50, thin 144.25; 400-500 lbs 132.00-140.00, fleshy 127.50-128.00; 500-
600 lbs 122.00-136.00; pkg 603 lbs 127.00.  Medium and Large 2  pkg 474 lbs
126.50.  Large 1  pkg 579 lbs 123.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  450-500 lbs 138.50-152.50; 500-
600 lbs 119.50-129.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        73.00-78.75   80.00-84.50   67.00
Boning   80-85        71.00-78.50   80.00-85.50   63.00-70.00
Lean     85-90        67.50-71.00                 66.75

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1250-2200 lbs 87.00-95.50; high dressing
97.50-102.50; low dressing 80.50-86.75.

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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