Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 11/01/2011

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Receipts:  2397    Last Week:  2714    Year Ago:  2080

   Compared to last week, steers under 450 lbs sold 15.00 to 20.00 higher;
steers, 450-700 lbs, sold 3.00 to 6.00 higher; steers over 700 lbs near
steady; heifers under 450 lbs sold 6.00 to 12.00 higher; heifers, 450-600 lbs,
sold 3.00 to 6.00 higher; heifers over 600 lbs steady to 2.00 higher.
Slaughter cows traded 1.00 to 2.00 lower.  Demand for light calves for
wheat pasture put upward pressure on light calf prices.  Yearling prices
were best tested with nine weight steers.  Cows and bulls were 20 percent
of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 60 percent of the
run; heifers 40 percent.  Near 34 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 167.50-183.00; 400-
500 lbs 150.50-183.50, fleshy 145.00; 500-600 lbs 143.25-161.00, fleshy
132.25-143.50; 600-700 lbs 134.00-149.75, calves 130.25-136.75; few 700-
750 lbs 139.75-140.50, calves 123.00-124.00; 800-850 lbs 131.25-143.00;
load lot 900 lbs 136.25; pkg 966 lbs 132.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  few
350-400 lbs 155.00-162.00; 400-500 lbs 144.25-174.00; 500-600 lbs 139.00-
155.00, fleshy 129.00; 600-700 lbs 131.00-141.50; 780-790 lbs 140.00-
142.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 151.50-156.00; 400-
500 lbs 138.00-153.00, fleshy 126.75; 500-600 lbs 132.25-144.00, fleshy
130.00-132.00; 600-700 lbs 121.75-141.00, calves 116.00-119.25; lot
771 lbs 127.25; pkg 830 lbs 119.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs
147.00-158.50; 400-500 lbs 131.50-146.50; 500-600 lbs 129.00-137.00, thin
145.00, fleshy 123.25; 600-700 lbs 122.00-132.50, calves/full 116.00-118.25;
pkg 734 lbs 135.25.  Medium and Large 2  pkg 576 lbs 127.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  385-400 lbs 164.00-171.00; 400-
500 lbs 144.00-159.00; 500-600 lbs 130.00-146.25; 600-700 lbs 126.00-136.25;
few 700-725 lbs 124.25-129.75.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing

Breaking 75-80        62.25-66.25   66.50-71.00
Boning   80-85        61.00-65.50   66.00-74.25     50.50-58.75
Lean     85-90        52.00-61.50                   45.00-49.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1430-2030 lbs 70.00-78.00; high
dressing 79.00; low dressing 63.50-68.75.

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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