Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 10/04/2011

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Receipts:  1877    Last Week:  1382    Year Ago:  1557

   Compared to last week, calves and yearlings sold steady to 3.00 higher
with some stick-out yearlings up to 6.00 higher.  With corn prices trending
lower and high live and feeder futures, demand for yearlings was very good.
Trade was active.  Slaughter cows sold 2.00 to 3.00 higher on a good test
of slaughter cows.  Cows and bulls were 28 percent of receipts.  In the
feeder supply, steers and bulls were 60 percent of the run; heifers
40 percent.  Near 40 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 154.00-168.00; 400-
500 lbs 152.00-170.00, fleshy 142.50; 500-600 lbs 136.25-160.00; 600-
700 lbs 134.00-148.25; 700-800 lbs 129.75-136.25; load 801 lbs thin 140.00;
pkg 854 lbs 128.50; lot 906 lbs 127.85.  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs
149.00-168.00; 500-550 lbs 134.00-152.50; 600-700 lbs 137.50-146.50; 700-
800 lbs 126.75-139.75; 800-860 lbs 123.00-125.75; pkg 1010 lbs thin 119.75.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 143.00-155.00; 400-
500 lbs 134.00-153.00, fleshy 127.25-132.50; 500-600 lbs 129.00-137.00; 600-
700 lbs 127.00-133.75; fleshy 115.00-116.25; 700-750 lbs 125.75-131.00; 800-
850 lbs 121.75-122.85; lot 915 lbs 121.60.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-
400 lbs 135.00-155.00; 400-500 lbs 129.50-149.00; 500-600 lbs 125.00-137.50,
fleshy 115.00; 600-700 lbs 117.00-136.00; pkg 778 lbs 122.50.  Medium and
Large 2  615-645 lbs 114.00-115.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 145.00-158.50; 450-
500 lbs 137.00-155.00; 500-600 lbs 128.00-140.25; 600-700 lbs 124.00-
131.00; 740-800 lbs 115.25-125.25.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        57.00-62.00   62.75-67.00
                                      Ind 73.25
Boning   80-85        57.75-63.00   64.00-70.25   53.00-54.00
Lean     85-90        52.00-55.75                 46.00-51.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1350-2205 lbs 66.25-74.00; high
dressing 77.00.

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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