Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 12/13/2011

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Receipts:  2909    Last Week:  2978    Year Ago:  2938

   Compared to last week, feeder prices were uneven with some top offerings
selling 2.00 to 3.00 higher and other feeders selling 2.00 to 6.00 lower.
Supply was heavy with mostly calves selling and few yearlings.  Demand was
good to very good.  Slaughter cows traded 1.00 to 3.00 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 36 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 181.00-216.00; 400-
500 lbs 163.00-192.00; 500-600 lbs 146.00-173.00, fleshy 135.00-141.00;
600-700 lbs 140.00-155.00, calves/fleshy 130.75-140.00; 700-800 lbs 139.75-
146.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 173.00-210.00; 400-500 lbs
167.50-193.00; 500-600 lbs 141.75-170.00; 600-700 lbs 132.00-148.50; 700-
750 lbs 140.25-145.00.  Large 3 Holsteins  lot 362 lbs 105.35; lot 484 lbs
103.10; pkg 736 lbs 95.85.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 142.50-151.00; 400-
500 lbs 138.50-159.00, fleshy 132.00; 500-600 lbs 135.00-148.50, fleshy
120.50-125.00; 600-700 lbs 125.00-143.25, calves/fleshy 122.25-124.25;
700-750 lbs 121.25-123.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 140.50-
152.50; 400-500 lbs 134.00-157.50; 500-600 lbs 131.50-140.00, full 121.00;
600-700 lbs 123.00-139.75; few 700-750 lbs 121.75-124.00; pkg 860 lbs
121.25.  Medium and Large 2  pkg 435 lbs 132.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 149.00-181.00; 500-
600 lbs 125.00-160.00; 600-700 lbs 116.00-135.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80       64.00-71.75    72.00-78.50
                                    Ind 83.75
Boning   80-85       64.25-72.00    73.00-79.25     56.00-64.00
Lean     85-90       59.50-67.00                    53.00-58.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1095-2230 lbs 82.00-88.75; high
dressing 89.00-92.00; low dressing 66.75-81.00.

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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