Kingsville- Kingsville Livestock Auction: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 12/27/2011

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Receipts:  738    Last Week:  1140    Year Ago:  701
 
   Compared to last week, steer and bull calves under 700 lbs had a higher
undertone; heifers near steady.  Slaughter cows traded steady to 1.00 higher
on a better test than last week.  Demand was good to very good.  Cows and
bulls were 38 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls
were 55 percent of the run; heifers 45 percent.  Near 39 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9    423-445     436    160.00-184.00     175.47
    3    455-475     465    170.00-171.00     170.51

    5    525-548     543    156.00-165.50     157.84
   19    583-590     586    159.75-163.00     161.64

   14    625-642     639    145.00-151.00     149.52
    5    660-673     670    134.50-135.00     134.90

   14    702-704     703    143.00-144.50     143.64

    6      811       811       128.75         128.75

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6    353-389     377    163.00-184.00     177.45
    3      438       438       184.00         184.00
   12    450-488     468    165.00-176.00     171.06
    3    505-530     518    155.50-171.00     162.71
    9    560-588     571    142.00-161.50     153.06
   16    600-640     615    140.00-155.00     149.84
    9    653-690     680    130.50-140.00     133.15
    8    700-745     728    127.50-134.50     130.98
    3      788       788       133.50         133.50

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7    308-320     310    140.00-146.00     145.11
    4    365-388     382    137.00-140.00     139.28

    8      430       430    133.00-149.00     143.00
   10    453-487     475    135.00-143.00     137.71

    6    520-528     524    132.00-141.00     135.67
   29    550-598     588    131.00-135.00     133.35

    8      623       623       135.25         135.25
    7    676-682     679    127.50-131.00     129.49

    3      748       748       124.50         124.50

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      335       335    146.00-153.00     148.33
    3      393       393       140.00         140.00
    4    420-425     422    133.00-144.00     137.26
    8    470-495     482    135.00-139.00     136.96
    8    530-545     540    127.00-133.00     130.88
    4    532-545     538    120.00-122.00     120.99   Full
   10    552-566     558    126.00-136.00     131.94
    7    605-637     624    120.00-130.00     123.40
    3      690       690    119.50-123.50     122.17
    4      670       670       117.00         117.00   Fleshy
    4    728-743     736    121.00-130.00     125.45
    7    770-771     771       124.50         124.50

                    Feeder Heifers Medium 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      418       418       128.00         128.00

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    430-440     436    158.00-184.00     173.82
    9    465-490     476    158.50-173.50     168.26
    3      515       515       159.00         159.00
   10    560-578     570    130.00-156.00     137.78
   14    602-625     614    127.50-149.00     143.59

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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