Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 08/02/2011

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Receipts:  1068    Last Week:  1093    Year Ago:  752

   Compared to last week, steers steady to 5.00 higher; heifers steady to
4.00 higher.  Slaughter cows traded near steady.  Supply included high
quality offerings and reputation cattle but no load lots.  Demand good -
best for steers.  Cows and bulls were 16 percent of receipts.  In the
feeder supply, steers and bulls were 62 percent of the run; heifers
38 percent.  Near 36 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 169.50-178.00; 400-
500 lbs 147.75-161.25; 500-600 lbs 136.00-146.75, fleshy 131.75.50; 600-
700 lbs 136.25-146.60, fleshy 126.25; lot 757 lbs 137.75; pkg 955 lbs
122.85.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 149.00-178.00; 400-500 lbs
144.00-170.00; 500-600 lbs 135.00-160.50, fleshy 131.00; 620-670 lbs
132.75-138.00; 700-750 lbs 121.50-125.50; 835-845 lbs 123.50-125.75.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 142.00-155.50; 400-
500 lbs 130.75-144.00; 500-600 lbs 131.75-143.75, fleshy, full 114.75-
121.00; 600-700 lbs 129.00-137.75; 725-755 lbs 122.25-125.00; lot 888 lbs
116.35.  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 134.50-146.00; 500-600 lbs
121.00-139.00, full 120.00; 600-650 lbs 119.75-132.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-425 lbs 165.00-170.00; 500-
600 lbs 125.00-151.00; 600-650 lbs 114.00-115.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        63.25-69.25   69.75-76.75   58.75
Boning   80-85        63.00-69.00   70.50-77.00   60.75
Lean     85-90        59.00-61.25                 55.25-58.25

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1420-1970 lbs 81.00-86.50; high
dressing 94.50.

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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