Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 1/03/2012

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Receipts:  3036    Last Week:  738    Year Ago:  2806

   Compared to last week, steers 500-650 lbs and heifers 300-650 lbs sold
mostly 10.00 to 15.00 higher; heavier weights near steady on an light
test; lighter steers and bulls near steady at best.  Supply heavy with a
good test of calves 450-650 lbs.  Trade was active with very good demand.
Slaughter cows traded near steady on a lesser quality test.  Cows and bulls
were 16 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were
56 percent of the run; heifers 44 percent.  Near 40 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 166.50-184.75 500-600 lbs
160.25-180.60; 600-700 lbs 147.50-165.85; 700-800 lbs 131.75-148.00, fleshy
126.00; lot 801 lbs 137.75; lot 870 lbs fleshy 124.60; pkg 987 lbs 129.75.
Medium and Large 1-2  325-400 lbs 180.00-188.00; 450-500 lbs 163.25-185.00;
500-600 lbs 155.00-172.75; 600-700 lbs 142.25-167.00; 700-755 lbs 138.50-
139.25, calves 127.50; few 800-825 lbs 133.50-138.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 157.00-170.00; 400-
500 lbs 149.50-165.25; 500-600 lbs 137.50-155.00; 600-700 lbs 130.50-150.00,
fleshy 123.50-125.75; 700-750 lbs 128.00-132.50, calves 123.75; pkg 840 lbs
132.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 152.00-169.00; 400-500 lbs 138.00-
159.00; 500-600 lbs 136.50-154.75; 600-700 lbs 125.00-144.00; few 700-725 lbs
124.75-129.25; pkg 858 lbs 124.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 167.00-171.50; 400-
500 lbs 160.00-182.00; 500-600 lbs 139.00-166.50; 600-620 lbs 127.50-150.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing

Breaking 75-80        67.00-72.75   73.00-81.00     58.00-65.00
Boning   80-85        65.00-72.50   73.00-75.50     54.00-64.00
Lean     85-90        64.00-66.00                   54.00-63.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1340-2005 lbs 79.00-87.50; high
dressing 90.00-95.00; low dressing 72.00-79.00.

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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