Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 08/01/11

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Receipts:  500    Week Ago:  667    Year Ago:  1038     

   Compared to last week, not enough feeders for adequate price test,
undertone weak to lower.  Demand moderate to good.  Supply light, mostly
small packages of feeders, near 63 pct steers and bulls, 22 pct heifers,
15 pct cows and 36 pct feeders mostly steers over 600 lbs.
Slaughter cows on light supply steady to firm.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 and 1-2 small pkgs 425-475 lbs
150.00-159.00, pkg fleshy/unweaned 139.00; few pkgs 500-600 lbs 134.00-
150.00; few 610-710 lbs 129.00-131.50, two pot-loads value/added 677 lbs
142.80-144.10.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 and 1-2 small pkgs 400-500 lbs
pkg/unweaned 118.50; few pkgs 500-575 lbs 125.00-127.00; pkg 610 lbs
126.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 and 1-2 small pkgs 400-450 lbs
139.00-152.00; 525-600 lbs 132.00-135.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Av Dressing      Hi Dressing      Lo Dressing     
Breakers  70-80     70.75-72.25  few 72.75-78.75  few 64.00-68.50        
                           Outstanding Ind 81.25     
Boners    80-85     66.25-70.75      -----------      -----------    
Lean      85-90     58.00-64.25  few 66.00-67.50      52.50-57.50  
                                                      

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                              
1650-1850 lbs   few 79.75-84.50      Ind 86.25        -----------
                                                     
Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Kingdom City, MO
         Roger Parker, Market News Reporter 1-573-751-5618
         24 hour recorded report 573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS153.txt

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