Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 1/10/2012

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Receipts:  3700    Last Week:  3036    Year Ago:  1911

   Compared to last week, steer calves under 600 lbs and heifers under
500 lbs sold 3.00 to 6.00 higher on a better test and demand; six weight
steers were steady with last weeks higher trend; five and six weight heifers
sold 4.00 to 8.00 higher; heavier weights while not well tested last week
had a higher undertone.  Supply was heavy with many top quality and reputation
offerings of feeders.  Slaughter cows traded weak to 2.00 lower.  Cows and
bulls were 14 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls
were 59 percent of the run; heifers 41 percent.  Near 57 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  320-340 lbs 200.00-208.00; 400-
500 lbs 180.00-195.50; 500-600 lbs 165.00-182.00; 600-700 lbs 145.50-166.00;
700-800 lbs 135.75-155.60; two load lots plus 820-875 lbs 141.75-145.50; lot
959 lbs 138.90.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 175.50-194.00; 400-500 lbs
168.50-190.00; 500-600 lbs 160.00-185.00; 600-700 lbs 155.00-164.50; 700-
750 lbs 137.00-145.75.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 163.50-167.50; 400-
500 lbs 149.50-168.00; 500-600 lbs 146.00-163.75; 600-700 lbs 139.00-152.00,
fleshy 132.75; 700-800 lbs 127.50-136.85; lot 895 lbs 133.35; pkg 908 lbs
127.50; load 959 lbs 126.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 152.00-
179.50; 400-500 lbs 149.50-165.00; 500-600 lbs 139.00-157.75; 600-700 lbs
132.50-147.50; few 700-750 lbs 134.00-136.50; lot 829 lbs 131.60.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  425-500 lbs 170.00-184.50; 500-
600 lbs 140.00-169.00; 600-700 lbs 133.00-149.00; few 750-800 lbs 123.00-
124.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing

Breaking 75-80        65.50-70.25    71.75-74.50      60.00-65.00
                                      Ind 79.00
Boning   80-85        64.00-70.50    71.50-73.50      58.00-63.75
Lean     85-90        61.00-65.25    69.00            51.00-60.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1265-2195 lbs 79.00-87.50; high
dressing 89.25; low dressing 62.00-78.25.

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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