Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 12/06/2011

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Receipts:  2978    Last Week:  2844    Year Ago:  3580

   Compared to last week, steers, 500-700 lbs, sold 2.00 to 4.00 higher;
lighter steers near steady; heavier steers were not well tested last week;
heifers, 400-700 lbs, sold steady to 1.00 higher.  Supply included numerous
quality offerings with many weaned calves and 2 load lots of 855 and 946 lb
steers.  Demand was very good.  Slaughter cows traded 1.00 to 2.00 higher.
Cows and bulls were 16 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers
and bulls were 64 percent of the run; heifers 36 percent.  Near 42 percent
of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 158.00-200.00; 500-600 lbs
152.50-170.50; 600-700 lbs 146.25-162.50, calves 133.00; 700-800 lbs 142.00-
148.00, thin 156.50, calves 123.00-135.50; 850-900 lbs 134.75-139.35; 925-
950 lbs 132.00-136.10.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 175.00-199.00; 400-
500 lbs 159.50-199.50; 500-600 lbs 152.00-164.00; 600-700 lbs 145.50-159.75;
735-765 lbs 144.00-147.75; 800-850 lbs 135.75-138.75; pkg 954 lbs 133.75.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 154.00-168.50; 400-
500 lbs 143.50-160.00; 500-600 lbs 135.00-145.25, fleshy 136.25; 600-
700 lbs 135.00-141.75, fleshy 123.50-128.00; 700-800 lbs 122.50-139.50.
Medium and Large 1-2  345-400 lbs 154.00-160.00; 400-500 lbs 136.00-153.00,
full 130.00; 500-600 lbs 133.50-146.00; 600-700 lbs 129.00-136.75; pkg
728 lbs 129.25.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  335-400 lbs 169.00-184.00; 400-
500 lbs 160.00-183.00; 500-600 lbs 130.00-161.25; 600-700 lbs 125.00-
142.00; pkg 708 lbs 127.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing

Breaking 75-80        63.00-68.75   69.75-74.75     56.00-57.75
                                      Ind 77.00
Boning   80-85        63.50-69.00   70.50-75.25     56.25-61.00
Lean     85-90        57.25-65.00   67.50           48.50-55.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1360-2270 lbs 75.00-87.00; high
dressing 88.00-92.00; low dressing 61.50.

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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