Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average 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
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   10    358-386     379    157.00-167.00     163.03

   15    405-437     427    151.00-159.50     156.04
    3      432       432       165.00         165.00   Thin Fleshed
   30    455-498     472    140.50-153.75     145.60

    8    520-540     533    136.00-141.00     139.03
   24    507-549     525    144.50-154.00     150.09   Thin Fleshed
   41    560-597     588    136.00-147.75     142.37

   18    617-635     632    137.25-143.00     141.23
    9      620       620       147.50         147.50   Thin Fleshed
   21    653-699     688    134.00-139.50     136.27

   22    723-749     735    124.25-127.25     124.97

    7    809-835     815    126.00-128.75     127.89
    5    853-872     864    121.75-123.75     122.54

    4    905-928     916    121.00-122.00     121.49
   13    968-971     969    119.00-120.25     119.96

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    355-395     375    138.00-149.00     144.27
    6    400-443     431    131.00-140.00     135.61
   14    460-495     472    133.50-142.00     138.40
    8    514-545     520    127.50-133.00     132.28
   14    565-590     584    123.75-128.00     124.51
    3      627       627       121.50         121.50
    8    660-675     665    127.00-135.50     131.43
    6    743-745     743    120.00-124.10     123.42
   15    755-759     758    121.75-124.00     122.20

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    565-590     573    111.00-115.50     112.54

                  Feeder Holstein Steers Large 3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      600       600        82.00          82.00
    4      694       694        86.00          86.00
    3      878       878        80.00          80.00

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      345       345       154.00         154.00
   16    357-395     370    143.50-154.00     147.71

   19    418-447     434    131.50-145.00     135.80
   11    450-498     478    133.50-137.50     134.76
    7      474       474       129.00         129.00   Fleshy

   40    500-548     518    130.00-138.75     135.40
   32    554-593     566    133.25-137.50     134.74

   33    606-650     625    129.50-134.00     130.53
    5    658-670     665    127.00-129.50     127.99

   17    715-722     719    117.35-122.00     117.98
   23      785       785       122.85         122.85

   13      844       844       121.85         121.85
   26    863-877     873    120.00-121.35     120.41

    8     1009      1009       105.85         105.85

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   11    310-338     326    128.00-130.50     129.79
    4    355-363     361    122.00-126.00     122.98
    5    400-435     423    121.00-126.00     123.62
   41    450-496     481    123.75-129.50     126.34
    3    460-488     479    135.00-139.00     137.72   Thin Fleshed
   23    503-545     519    120.00-129.00     124.01
   11    573-593     583    127.00-129.00     128.45
   16    600-645     613    116.00-125.00     121.50
    7    670-695     681    116.00-122.75     120.13
    3    825-845     832       112.00         112.00

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    300-330     310    118.00-122.00     120.58
    3      360       360       118.50         118.50
    8    455-485     461    115.00-122.00     117.91
    4    500-525     519    110.00-111.50     111.14
    3    573-590     579    105.00-110.00     106.70

                      Feeder Heifers Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4      603       603       118.00         118.00

                 Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      345       345       140.00         140.00
    3    360-395     372    150.00-154.00     152.58
   12    411-432     422    149.00-158.00     152.91
   11    451-463     456    134.00-142.50     138.07
   23    503-548     525    121.50-133.00     127.04
   13    550-595     566    118.50-129.50     123.80
    3      600       600    128.00-129.00     128.33
    8      683       683       122.00         122.00

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    425-435     428    122.50-130.50     125.21
    5    466-490     471    129.00-130.00     129.79
    8    569-598     582    113.00-119.25     116.57
    4    605-645     628    110.00-119.00     115.21

Source:  USDA-MO Dept of Ag Market News Service, Kingsville, MO 
         Crystal Hale, Market Reporter, 816-238-0678
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS760.txt
 
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