Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 08/16/2011

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Receipts:  1185    Last Week:  1066    Year Ago:  1103

   Compared to last week, steers 400-700 lbs near steady; steers over
700 lbs 1.00 to 2.00 higher; heifers over 400 lbs sold 2.00 to 3.00 lower.
Slaughter cows traded 1.00 to 2.00 higher.  Average feeder quality was less
attractive than normal.  Cows and bulls were 23 percent of receipts.  In
the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 54 percent of the run; heifers
46 percent.  Near 35 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  few 350-400 lbs 152.00-156.00;
435-500 lbs 151.00-166.00, fleshy 145.00; 500-600 lbs 139.00-160.00, fleshy
123.50-128.25; 600-700 lbs 140.50-147.50; 750-800 lbs 130.75-139.25; pkg
807 lbs 131.00; pkg 928 lbs 127.00; pkg 1046 lbs 116.10.  Medium and
Large 1-2  few 350-400 lbs 167.00-177.00; 400-500 lbs 152.50-170.00; 500-
600 lbs 136.00-149.00; 600-700 lbs 128.25-147.00; pkg 748 lbs 141.00.  Large 3
Holsteins  pkg 477 lbs 97.50; pkg 576 lbs 95.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 137.00-156.00; 400-
500 lbs 134.00-137.00; 500-600 lbs 133.00-137.25, fleshy 122.50-129.50; 600-
660 lbs 129.25-135.00; few 700-710 lbs 122.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  few
330-400 lbs 139.00-148.00; 400-500 lbs 131.00-143.00; 500-600 lbs 120.00-
140.25; 600-700 lbs 117.25-123.25, thin 134.75; 700-800 lbs 115.50-119.75;
pkg 889 lbs 109.75.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  380-400 lbs 144.50-145.50; 400-500 lbs
146.00-164.00; 500-600 lbs 122.00-149.00; 600-650 lbs 111.50-122.00; pkg
728 lbs 111.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        67.00-72.00   73.25-80.00   65.50-66.75
Boning   80-85        68.00-72.50   73.00-82.50   61.00-66.00
Lean     85-90        61.00-66.50                 54.75-60.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1235-2065 lbs 76.00-84.00; low
dressing 55.50-69.00.

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 

0816cdt th