Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 08/30/2011

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Receipts:  1601    Last Week:  1575    Year Ago:  1279

   Compared to last week, steers under 700 lbs near steady with a few five
weights 2.00 to 3.00 higher; heavier steers steady to 2.00 lower on a very
good test; heifers steady with some top end selling 2.00 to 4.00 higher. 
Slaughter cows steady to 1.00 lower.  Feeder supply included four load lots
of eight weight steers and two load lots of seven weight heifers.  Cows and
bulls were 15 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls
were 60 percent of the run; heifers 40 percent.  Near 72 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 358 lbs 161.50; 400-500 lbs
154.00-171.00; 500-600 lbs 139.00-150.75; 600-700 lbs 128.25-142.00; 700-
800 lbs 129.25-136.85; 800-900 lbs 126.35-128.75; 900-950 lbs 119.75-125.25.
Medium and Large 1-2  few 395 lbs 156.00-161.00; 400-500 lbs 143.00-171.00;
500-600 lbs 142.75-149.75; 600-700 lbs 131.25-136.75, thin 145.00; pkg
749 lbs 126.25; lot 1084 lbs 109.10.  Medium and Large 2  pkg 617 lbs 126.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  340-400 lbs 145.00-152.00; few 400-
500 lbs 133.50-149.00, fleshy 122.50-125.00; 500-600 lbs 126.75-141.60,
fleshy 118.50; 600-700 lbs 120.75-133.75; 700-750 lbs 124.10-128.75, fleshy
117.50; 740-780 lbs fleshy 114.00-115.00; lot 873 lbs fleshy 111.35.  Medium
and Large 1-2  325-355 lbs 139.50-149.00; 400-500 lbs 130.75-137.25; 500-
600 lbs 118.75-135.75; lot 647 lbs thin 137.50; 650-700 lbs 119.50-133.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 144.00-163.50; 400-
500 lbs 131.25-161.00; 500-600 lbs 134.00-150.00; 600-700 lbs 115.50-126.50;
few 700-715 lbs 115.50-125.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing

Breaking 75-80        67.00-73.00   73.25-79.25     64.00
Boning   80-85        66.00-73.00   73.75-77.50     64.50
Lean     85-90        59.50-65.00   69.00           53.50-56.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1135-2135 lbs 78.50-85.00; low
dressing 63.75-75.00.

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 

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