Kingsville- Kingsville Livestock Auction: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average 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
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   28    407-440     418    182.50-200.00     189.29
   37    472-495     483    158.00-180.00     171.05

   72    502-546     526    154.50-170.50     165.00
   95    553-594     566    152.50-166.50     159.93

   73    605-637     623    154.00-162.50     158.14
   29    660-661     660    146.25-152.00     148.83
   22      660       660       133.00         133.00   Calves

   54    713-736     727    142.00-147.50     144.67
   11    710-746     733    123.00-135.50     127.40   Calves
    4      714       714       156.50         156.50   Thin Fleshed
   15    754-757     755    147.00-148.00     147.67
   15      788       788       123.00         123.00   Calves

   94    855-878     862    134.75-139.35     137.17

   63    925-946     946    132.00-136.10     136.04

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   19    308-339     323    186.00-199.00     194.59
    8    367-393     380    175.00-186.00     179.59
   28    418-438     429    164.00-199.50     175.60
   40    460-497     474    159.50-185.00     172.63
   60    503-538     522    152.00-164.00     157.29
   23    555-570     559    155.00-164.00     161.55
   48    601-643     623    148.50-159.75     153.75
   21    657-683     678    145.50-149.75     149.10
   10      739       739       144.00         144.00
    6      763       763       147.75         147.75
   29    805-846     845    135.75-138.75     138.65
    4      954       954       133.75         133.75

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   20      495       495       145.75         145.75
   17      595       595       142.50         142.50

                      Feeder Steers Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5      607       607       143.25         143.25

                  Feeder Holstein Steers Large 3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6      517       517       106.00         106.00

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   39    370-393     376    154.00-168.50     162.41

   27    403-444     422    150.00-160.00     155.65
   51    453-497     474    143.50-151.50     148.00

   45    511-546     533    140.25-145.25     142.39
    7      504       504       136.25         136.25   Fleshy
   67    550-593     577    135.00-144.75     141.60

   44    604-642     624    135.00-141.75     139.11
   10      645       645       123.50         123.50   Fleshy
    8      664       664       140.75         140.75
   12      683       683       128.00         128.00   Fleshy

   35    705-748     733    127.00-139.50     133.33
   18      795       795       122.50         122.50

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      347       347       154.00         154.00
   17    357-376     368    157.50-160.00     158.50
   30    400-446     436    142.50-153.00     146.08
   38    450-492     477    136.00-145.00     141.61
    3      487       487       130.00         130.00   Full
   47    506-535     524    137.00-146.00     142.01
   56    550-584     565    133.50-144.75     138.99
    7    623-625     623    130.00-134.00     130.57
   10    665-680     677    129.00-136.75     131.93
    8      728       728       129.25         129.25

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    335-348     345    175.00-184.00     181.81
   12    355-393     377    169.00-178.00     171.81
    4      424       424       183.00         183.00
   19    473-484     481    160.00-164.25     163.15
   19    512-545     514    142.00-161.25     160.18
   11    550-592     566    130.00-150.75     137.40
   15    603-635     625    129.00-142.00     133.57
   10    665-680     678    125.00-127.50     127.25
    4      708       708       127.00         127.00

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, Kingsville, MO 
         Richard Kramer, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS760.txt

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