Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 09/20/2011

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Receipts:  1635    Last Week:  2690    Year Ago:  2332
   
   Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers were 2.00 to 3.00 
lower.  Despite some attractive consignments; yearling steers and heifers 
still saw losses on a light test.  Many buyers were eager to take 
advantage of thin fleshed calves in order to reap the benefits of 
compensatory gain down the road.  Slaughter cows sold completely steady 
with slaughter bulls traded steady to 1.00 lower.  Cows and bulls were 
approximately 30 percent of the receipts.  The feeder supply included 38 
percent steers, 50 percent heifers and 12 percent feeder bulls.  Around 
37 percent of the feeder offering weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350 lbs 157.00-167.00; 400-450 lbs 
151.0-159.00, thin 165.00; 450-500 lbs 140.50-153.75; 500-550 lbs 136.00-
141.00, thin 144.50-154.00; 550-600 lbs 136.00-147.75; 600-650 lbs 
137.25-143.00, thin 147.50; 650-700 lbs 134.00-139.50; 700-750 lbs 
124.25-127.25; 800-850 lbs 126.00-128.75; 850-900 lbs 121.75-123.75; 
900-950 lbs 121.00-122.00; 950-1000 lbs 119.00-120.25.  Medium and 
Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 138.00-149.00; 400-450 lbs 131.00-140.00; 450-500 
lbs 133.50-142.00; 500-550 lbs 127.50-133.00; 550-600 lbs 123.00-128.00; 
pkg 630 lbs 121.50; 650-700 lbs 127.00-135.00; 700-750 lbs 120.00-124.00; 
750-800 lbs 121.75-124.00.  Holsteins:  Large 3  pkg 600 lbs 82.00; pkg 
695 lbs 86.00; pkg 880 lbs 80.00.  

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 345 lbs 154.00; 350-400 lbs 
143.50-
154.00; 400-450 lbs 131.50-145.00; 450-500 lbs 133.50-137.50, fleshy 
129.00; 500-550 lbs 130.00-138.75; 550-600 lbs 133.25-137.50; 600-650 lbs 
129.50-134.00; 650-700 lbs 127.00-129.50; 700-750 lbs 117.35-122.00; 
pkg 785 lbs 122.85; pkg 845 lbs 121.85; 850-900 lbs 120.00-121.35; pkg 
1010 lbs 105.85.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-350 lbs 128.00-130.00; 350-
400 lbs 122.00-126.00; 400-450 lbs 121.00-126.00; 450-500 lbs 123.75-
129.50; 500-550 lbs 120.00-129.00; 550-600 lbs 127.00-129.00; 600-650 lbs 
116.00-125.00; 650-700 lbs 116.00-122.75; 800-850 lbs 112.00.   

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 345 lbs 140.00; 350-400 lbs 
150.00-154.00; 400-450 lbs 149.00-158.00; 450-500 lbs 134.00-142.50; 
500-550 lbs 121.50-133.00; 550-600 lbs 118.50-129.50; 600-650 lbs 128.00-
129.00; pkg 685 lbs 122.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  400-450 lbs 122.50-
130.50; 450-500 lbs 129.00-130.00; 550-600 lbs 113.00-119.25; 600-650 lbs 
110.00-119.00.  

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80       62.25-65.75    64.75           58.00-61.00
Boning   80-85       62.00-66.50    67.00           56.00-61.50
Lean     85-90       54.00-61.50    ----------      53.00-53.25

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1195-2030 lbs 73.00-81.50, low 
dressing 67.00-72.00

   Replacement Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  7 yrs to short and solid 
mouth 890-1297 lbs average quality 1st-3rd stage 700.00-790.00, few up to 
860.00; few broken mouth similar quality 3rd stage 695.00.   

   Cow and Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2 few broken mouth 1150-1300 
lbs cows w/150-300 lb calves average quality 950.00-10975.00 per pair.   

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

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