Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 10/25/2011

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Receipts:  2714    Last Week:  2143    Year Ago:  2324

   Compared to last week, steer calves, 400-700 lbs., sold 3.00 to 6.00 lower;
heifer calves, 400-600 lbs., steady to 4.00 lower; heavier weaned calves and
yearlings sold near 3.00 to 6.00 higher on a much better test than last week.
With changing fall weather, demand was best for yearlings and fully weaned
calves.  The quality feeder run included several reputation consignments.
Slaughter cows traded 1.00 to 2.00 higher.  Cows and bulls were 15 percent
of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 62 percent of the
run; heifers 38 percent.  Near 45 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 150.00-164.00; 445-
500 lbs 145.50-160.00; 500-600 lbs 139.25-152.25, fleshy 132.50-136.00;
600-700 lbs 131.50-144.00, calves/fleshy 124.00-131.25; 750-765 lbs 143.75,
calves/fleshy 121.00-126.50; 800-850 lbs 136.25-141.50; load lot 865 lbs
136.85; load lot 941 lbs 133.85; load lot 955 lbs 135.00.  Medium and Large 1-2
300-400 lbs 145.00-166.00; 400-500 lbs 135.00-167.50; 500-600 lbs 132.75-153.50;
600-700 lbs 126.25-139.00; 730-800 lbs 134.00-135.00, 708 lb calves 119.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 138.00-147.00; 400-
500 lbs 135.00-146.50, fleshy 124.50-130.50; 500-600 lbs 126.00-142.00,
fleshy 121.50-123.50; 600-700 lbs 121.75-138.75, calves 115.75-120.00;
720-755 lbs 130.00-137.00; part load 861 lbs 126.00.  Medium and Large 1-2
350-400 lbs 140.00-149.00; 400-500 lbs 124.00-142.00; 500-600 lbs 119.75-
134.50; 600-655 lbs 122.75-137.75; 700-800 lbs 120.00-129.25.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 150.50-156.00; 400-
500 lbs 136.00-154.00; 500-600 lbs 118.00-135.00; 600-650 lbs 110.50-123.50;
pkg 713 lbs 103.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80        63.00-67.00   67.25-69.50     58.75
                                      Ind 75.75
Boning   80-85        63.00-67.50   67.75-74.50     52.00-59.25
                                      Ind 77.75
Lean     85-90        53.75-62.00                   45.00-53.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1325-2015 lbs 70.50-78.50; low
dressing 67.00-69.00.

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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