Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 10/18/2011

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Receipts:  2143    Last Week:  1797    Year Ago:  1649

   Compared to last week, steers 400-800 lbs sold 2.00 to 5.00 higher;
heifers 400-600 lbs sold steady to 4.00 higher; yearling heifers near
steady.  Trade was active with good demand.  Slaughter cows 1.00-2.00
lower.  Cows and bulls were 15 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply,
steers and bulls were 40 percent of the run; heifers 60 percent.  Near
46 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 173.50-175.00; 400-
500 lbs 154.50-166.00; 500-600 lbs 146.75-161.00, fleshy 146.00; 600-
700 lbs 135.00-151.50, calves/fleshy 131.00-140.00; 700-800 lbs 130.50-
139.50, calves/fleshy 122.00-129.00; lot 861 lbs 131.25; pkg 905 lbs
122.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  340-350 lbs 160.00-165.00; 400-500 lbs
144.50-167.50; 500-600 lbs 138.00-153.00; 630-660 lbs 134.50-135.00;
720-770 lbs 133.00-138.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 137.50-155.00; 400-
500 lbs 130.75-150.75; 500-600 lbs 128.25-145.00, fleshy 120.00; 600-
700 lbs 119.75-129.25, fleshy 115.00; 700-800 lbs 123.60-129.60; pkg
842 lbs 117.75; pkg 919 lbs 117.60.  Medium and Large 1-2  few 325-
370 lbs 139.50-141.00; 400-500 lbs 134.50-146.00; 500-600 lbs 125.50-
135.00, fleshy 119.50; 600-700 lbs 120.50-128.25; 60 hd 677 lbs thin
134.85; load 730 lbs thin 130.60; 700-800 lbs 121.00-126.10.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 502 lbs 152.50.  Medium and
Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 137.50-155.00; 500-600 lbs 132.50-142.50; 600-
700 lbs 125.00-132.00, pkg 608 lbs thin 138.00; pkg 703 lbs 125.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing

Breaking 75-80        62.00-68.75   67.00-71.50     56.00-59.75
Boning   80-85        60.00-66.00   67.00-70.00     53.00-58.25
Lean     85-90        52.00-56.50         66.25     43.50-50.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1450-2140 lbs 67.00-74.00; low
dressing 60.00-66.50.

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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