Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 11/28 2011

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Receipts:  1510    Week Ago:  1806    Year Ago:  1408       

   Compared to last week, steers calves under 500 lbs were lightly tested, with 
500-550 lb steer calves selling steady to 4.00 lower compared to last week's 
sharply higher market on lighter weight calves.  Feeder steers weighing 550-650 
lbs sold 4.00-6.00 higher with feeder steers over 650 lbs not well tested but 
selling with a higher undertone.  Heifer calves weighing under 600 lbs sold 
fully steady to firm, with heifers weighing 600-700 lbs steady to instances 3.00 
higher.  Demand was good with several large groups of calves aged and sourced 
verified.  Supply included near 20 percent slaughter cows with feeder supply 
consisting of 56 percent steers, 44 percent heifers and 32 percent weighing over 
600 lbs.  Slaughter cows sold firm to 1.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 340 lbs 170.00; few 450-475 lbs 
163.50-165.50, fleshy 148.00-156.00; 500-550 lbs 157.50-163.00, 550-600 lbs 
146.00-155.75, thin and value added 156.00-156.75; 600-650 lbs 143.00-151.50, 
pkg thin 155.50; 650-700 lbs 139.00-151.00, value added 151.75-153.00; 700-760 
lbs few 136.00-144.25, pkg thin 715 lbs 148.00; pkg 935 lbs 126.00.  Medium and 
Large 1-2  325-400 lbs 158.00-166.00; 400-450 lbs 152.00-163.00, 450-500 lbs 
147.00-150.00; 500-550 lbs 143.00-153.50, 550-600 lbs 140.00-142.00.  Medium and 
Large 2 pkg 395 lbs 142.00; 400-425 lbs 136.00-152.00; pkg 545 lbs 134.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 345 lbs 159.00, 350-400 lbs 145.00-
151.00; 400-500 lbs 135.00-144.00; 500-600 lbs 134.00-140.00; 600-700 lbs 
132.50-138.50; few 700-735 lbs 134.50-139.00; pkg 825 lbs 121.50.  Medium and 
Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 130.00-141.00; 400-500 lbs few 135.00-137.00; 500-600 lbs 
125.00-133.00; 600-665 lbs 123.00-132.50.  

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 355 lbs 170.00; 400-450 lbs 141.00-
153.00, 450-500 lbs 136.00-144.00, pkg thin 455 lbs 155.50; 540-565 lbs 131.00-
135.00.  

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80     63.50-68.50     68.50-70.75      57.75-63.00     
                                few 71.25-74.75  
Boners    80-85     62.00-66.00     66.00-70.00      55.00-61.00
                                few 71.25-72.50
Lean      85-90     55.00-60.00     60.00-65.50      47.50-55.00  
                                                                   

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                            
985-2025 lbs       73.50-77.75      79.00-81.25      66.75-71.25
                                                     
Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Kingdom City, MO
         Greg Harrison, Market News Reporter 1-573-751-5618
         24 hour recorded report 573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS153.txt
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