Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 11/15/2011

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Receipts:  2728    Last Week:  3021    Year Ago:  2304

   Compared to last week, steers under 500 lbs sold from 5.00 up to 20.00
higher; five weight steers 2.00 to 7.00 higher; three weight heifers sold
6.00 to 7.00 higher; heifers, 400-600 lbs, sold 2.00 to 5.00 higher; heavier
weight steers and heifers were not as well tested as last week.  Slaughter
cows traded 1.00-2.00 lower.  Supply included weaned and not weaned calves with
few yearlings.  Demand very good.  Cows and bulls were 23 percent of receipts.
In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 60 percent of the run; heifers
40 percent.  Near 24 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 296 lbs 199.50, 325-400 lbs
183.00-195.00; 400-500 lbs 166.50-189.00; 500-600 lbs 144.75-165.00,
fleshy 138.00-139.25; 600-700 lbs 138.00-148.00, thin 153.00, calves/
fleshy 125.50-140.25; 700-755 lbs calves/fleshy 122.75-132.75; pkg 846 lbs
138.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 185.00-193.00; 400-500 lbs 154.00-
184.50; 500-600 lbs 144.00-155.50; 600-650 lbs 139.25-145.25; few 750 lbs
132.75-138.25; pkg 781 lbs fleshy 123.85.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  345-400 lbs 148.00-158.50; 400-
500 lbs 135.50-150.00; 500-600 lbs 132.50-143.75, fleshy 127.00; 600-700 lbs
127.00-138.75, calves 119.50-122.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 147.00-
159.00, thin 165.00; 400-500 lbs 136.50-155.00; 500-600 lbs 130.25-142.50, thin
145.00; few 600-650 lbs 128.75-136.25; lot thin 688 lbs 142.75; 700-800 lbs
122.75-129.00.  Large 1  pkg 678 lbs 119.75.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 175.00-189.00; 400-
500 lbs 152.00-178.00; 500-600 lbs 131.00-148.00; 600-700 lbs 128.50-
140.00; 700-730 lbs 125.00-129.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing

Breaking 75-80       58.00-65.00    65.25-69.50     53.50-57.25
                                      Ind 74.00
Boning   80-85       57.00-65.00    66.25-67.00     52.50-56.75
Lean     85-90       51.75-58.00                    41.00-50.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1360-2035 lbs 70.75-79.50; high
dressing 85.00; low dressing 61.00-70.00.

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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