Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 08/23/2011

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Receipts:  1575    Last Week:  1185    Last Year:  1162

   Compared to last week, steer and heifer calves weighing under 600 lbs sold 
mostly steady on comparable sales, with 600-700 lb steers selling steady to 2.00 
lower and heifers weighing mostly 600-650 lbs selling steady to instances 2.00 
higher.  Yearlings over 700 lbs were not well tested with last week’s very light 
yearling receipts.  Bulk of the slaughter cows sold steady.  Cows and bulls 
accounted for 11 percent of the receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and 
bulls made up 59 percent of the run; with heifers accounting for 41 percent.  
Near 41 percent of the feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  few 330-400 lbs 165.00-179.00; few 415-
460 lbs 164.00-170.00; 500-600 lbs 140.00-147.85; 600-700 lbs 140.00-145.25, 
fleshy 134.00-135.25; 700-800 lbs 131.75-140.85; lot 840 lbs 130.00, pot load 
883 lbs 126.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  few 350-400 lbs 160.00-165.00; few 400-
450 lbs 156.00-160.00, 450-500 lbs 146.00-153.50; 500-600 lbs 135.00-145.25; 
600-650 lbs 131.00-138.85; 700-750 lbs 130.00-136.25.  

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  few 335-385 lbs 149.00-156.00;
435-500 lbs 136.00-138.50, fleshy 127.50; 500-600 lbs 129.75-137.00;
600-700 lbs 129.00-134.00, pkg thin 640 lbs 136.00; pkg 808 lbs 121.25.  Medium 
and Large 1-2  325-400 lbs 135.00-140.00; 400-500 lbs 125.00-132.50; 500-600 lbs 
123.50-130.50; 600-650 lbs 118.75-127.00; pkg 755 lbs 119.00; pkg 815 lbs 
119.75.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 146.00-151.00, pkg thin 
165.00; 400-500 lbs 146.00-156.00; 500-555 lbs 134.50-138.00; 600-625 lbs 
127.50-131.75.  

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing      Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        67.50-73.00  few 74.00-78.00   63.75-67.00
Boning   80-85        67.00-73.00  few 73.50-78.00   60.50-66.50
Lean     85-90        59.50-67.00                    54.50-60.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1450-1820 lbs 75.75-83.00; low 
dressing 65.75.

Source:  MO Dept of Agriculture-USDA Market Service, Kingsville MO
         Greg Harrison, Market Reporter, (573) 751-5618
         24 hour recorded report (573) 522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS159.txt 
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