Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 12/12/11

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Receipts:  2476    Week Ago:  2342    Year Ago:  1071     

  Compared to last week, steers and heifers 400-700 lbs firm to 5.00 higher.
Demand good.  Supply moderate to heavy, mostly 400-700 lbs feeders, near 53 pct
steers and bulls, 30 pct heifers, 17 pct cows and 27 pct feeders over 600 lbs.
Slaughter cows firm to 3.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 lot thin 360 lbs 203.00; 400-500 lbs
162.50-175.00; 500-600 lbs 145.00-164.00; 600-700 lbs 140.00-155.00; 700-730 lbs
142.00-148.10.  Medium and Large 1-2 450-500 lbs 150.00-158.00; 525-575 lbs
144.50-153.00; few 600-700 lbs 129.00-137.00; few 700-775 lbs 135.00-136.50.
Large 1 500-550 lbs 139.00-141.00.  Medium 1 load fleshy 692 lbs 134.40.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 few 375-400 lbs 151.00-164.00, pkg thin
380 lbs 174.00; 400-500 lbs 140.00-159.00, pkg thin near 400 lbs 163.00; 
500-600 lbs 137.00-145.50; 600-700 lbs 135.00-142.00; load 865 lbs 124.00.
Medium and Large 1-2 450-500 lbs 136.00-143.50; 500-575 lbs 132.00-139.00;
few 650-700 lbs 131.00-132.50.  Medium 1 600-650 lbs 122.00-135.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 144.00-168.00; 525-600 lbs
128.00-137.00; 600-630 lbs 122.50-124.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Av Dressing      Hi Dressing      Lo Dressing     
Breakers  70-80     65.00-70.00      70.00-75.25      55.00-65.00     
                                 few 76.75-81.75  
Boners    80-85     63.00-68.00      68.00-73.00      53.00-63.00      
                                                         
Lean      85-90     55.00-60.00      60.00-65.00      42.00-54.00  
                                 few 65.00-69.00                   

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                    
1400-2150 lbs       77.50-82.50      83.00-88.00      73.50-77.50

Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Kingdom City, MO
         Roger Parker, 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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