Kingsville- Kingsville Livestock Auction: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 01/03/2012

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 steer and bulls near steady at best.  Supply was heavy with
a very good test of calves from 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
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   33    413-443     426    166.50-184.75     177.46
   13      489       489       181.25         181.25

   94    508-544     529    164.50-180.60     171.62
  105    554-599     583    160.25-166.00     164.46

  222    600-649     626    155.00-165.85     161.71
   40    657-688     676    147.50-157.00     152.22

   81    712-736     722    131.75-148.00     140.29
   29    773-784     778    138.25-141.25     140.35
    3      798       798       126.00         126.00   Fleshy

   12      801       801       137.75         137.75
   19      870       870       124.60         124.60   Fleshy

    6      987       987       129.75         129.75

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5      329       329       185.50         185.50
    9    355-378     367    180.00-188.00     182.11
   26    460-496     477    163.25-185.00     175.67
   79    500-549     532    155.00-172.75     164.49
   46    560-593     572    158.00-167.75     163.70
   38    602-641     624    150.75-167.00     159.65
   21    678-686     682    142.25-145.75     144.09
    9    710-720     719    138.50-139.25     139.17
    4      748       748       127.50         127.50   Calves
    3      752       752       139.75         139.75
    3      753       753       127.50         127.50   Calves
    5    818-825     822    133.50-138.00     135.29

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   38    360-399     390    157.00-170.00     167.34

   34    403-448     425    157.00-165.25     161.16
   49    451-493     475    149.50-160.00     153.31

   81    501-543     523    139.50-155.00     150.16
  155    550-594     577    137.50-153.50     144.70

  110    600-640     620    135.00-150.00     140.45
   13      632       632       125.75         125.75   Fleshy
    6    658-685     672    130.50-134.00     132.22
    4      699       699       123.50         123.50   Fleshy

   20    708-742     717    128.00-132.50     130.81
    7      719       719       123.75         123.75   Calves

   11      840       840       132.75         132.75

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   10    300-349     336    152.00-169.00     161.67
    3    370-375     372    152.00-155.00     153.99
   30    414-447     425    138.00-159.00     150.21
   62    453-499     481    140.00-148.50     145.97
   58    503-543     522    139.00-154.75     146.66
   41    550-598     572    136.50-148.50     144.91
   31    618-639     628    127.25-144.00     134.31
   15    661-688     674    125.00-130.25     127.03
    9    707-725     711    124.75-129.25     125.77
    3      858       858       124.00         124.00

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   13    364-392     375    167.00-171.50     169.24
   28    419-440     428    160.00-182.00     169.27
    6    455-490     471    161.00-168.50     164.77
   14    505-532     520    159.25-166.50     162.43
   10    555-580     572    139.00-155.00     150.02
   12    600-620     606    127.50-150.00     140.29

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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