Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 07/26/2011

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Receipts:  1093    Last Week:  1276    Year Ago:  2096

   Compared to last week, feeder prices were mixed:  steers and bull calves
under 400 lbs had a much higher undertone than last weeks light test of
three weight steers;  steers 400-700 lbs sold mostly 1.00 to 5.00 lower;
eight weight steers 2.00 lower; heifers 400-600 lbs sold 2.00 to 5.00 higher;
heifers 600-750 lbs sold 2.00 to 5.00 lower.  Slaughter cows traded 1.00 to
3.00 lower.  Cows and bulls were 16 percent of receipts.  In the feeder
supply, steers and bulls were 60 percent of the run; heifers 40 percent.
Near 61 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  few 300-400 lbs 173.00-175.00; 400-
500 lbs 142.00-153.50, fleshy 134.00-138.50; 500-600 lbs 136.50-152.75,
Fleshy 128.50; 600-700 lbs 131.25-133.75; lot 760 lbs 128.10; part load
854 lbs 126.85.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 155.00-179.00; 400-
500 lbs 145.00-174.00; 500-600 lbs 134.000-144.00; 600-700 lbs 123.50-135.00;
pkg 787 lbs 120.25; part load 834 lbs 127.75; part load 928 lbs 123.85.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 127.50-147.50; 500-
600 lbs 124.25-140.25, fleshy 121.00-123.75; 600-650 lbs 123.25-132.50; 700-
750 lbs 116.25-122.75; part load 843 lbs 123.35; part load 939 lbs 117.35;
Pkg 958 lbs 112.85.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 130.00-135.00; 400-
500 lbs 125.00-143.00; 500-600 lbs 123.25-135.00, fleshy 117.25; 600-650 lbs
119.25-120.75; 700-750 lbs 115.75-117.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 149.00-171.00; 400-
500 lbs 132.00-160.00; 500-600 lbs 126.75-143.00;  600-700 lbs 114.50-119.75;
Pkg 715 lbs 110.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing

Breaking 75-80        65.50-69.00   70.75-72.25
Boning   80-85        63.00-67.50   69.00-76.50     60.00-62.00
Lean     85-90        56.00-60.00   65.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1230-2025 lbs 78.00-85.50; low
dressing 67.50-74.75.

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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