Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 12/19/11

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Receipts:  1285    Week Ago:  2476    Year Ago:  1751     

  Compared to last week, steers and heifers steady to 5.00 lower.  Demand
moderate.  Supply light, mostly calves, near 58 pct steers and bulls, 27 pct
heifers, 15 pct cows and 20 pct feeders over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows mostly
steady to firm.  ( No sale next Monday December 26, 2011 )

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1 small pkgs 400-500 lbs 161.00-171.00;
500-575 lbs 160.00-169.00; 600-700 lbs 144.00-149.00, small pkg 153.00;
700-725 lbs 140.25-142.25.  Medium 1-2 400-500 lbs 155.00-158.00; 575-600 lbs
142.75-143.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 few pkgs 350-400 lbs 144.50-152.50;
400-500 lbs 135.00-145.50; 500-600 lbs 131.50-139.00; 600-675 lbs 136.00-138.50.
Medium 1 pkg 395 lbs 139.00.  Medium 1-2 450-500 lbs 135.00-136.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 319 lbs 184.00; 350-400 lbs 163.00-
171.00; 400-475 lbs 151.00-165.00; 600-700 lbs 128.50-136.00, pkg 141.75.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80     65.00-70.00     70.00-75.00      57.75-64.75       
                                few 76.00-81.00  
Boners    80-85     63.00-68.00     68.00-73.00      57.00-63.00     
                                few 76.50-81.50         
Lean      85-90     55.00-60.00     60.00-65.00      45.00-55.00  
                                few 65.00-70.00                   
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                   
1500-2100 lbs   few 77.50-82.50     -----------      70.00-75.75
                                                     
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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