Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 1/17/2012

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Receipts:  3563    Last Week:  3700    Year Ago:  4036

   Compared to last week, feeders sold mostly 3.00 to 5.00 higher with
instances of 9.00 to 12.00 higher.  Supply was heavy with another high
quality run of feeders.  Demand was very good with several packages of
replacement heifers selling.  Slaughter cows traded firm to 2.00 higher.
Cows and bulls were 10 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers
and bulls were 57 percent of the run; heifers 43 percent.  Near 47 percent
of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 192.00-200.00; 500-
600 lbs 167.00-197.50; 600-700 lbs 149.50-168.85; 700-800 lbs 146.60-158.00,
fleshy 130.00; 800-900 lbs 134.75-150.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs
189.50-195.00; 400-500 lbs 180.00-199.00; 500-600 lbs 160.00-188.00; 600-
700 lbs 158.75-164.00, fleshy 133.75; 700-800 lbs 142.00-154.85.  Medium
and Large 2  lot 509 lbs 135.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 154.25-180.50, fleshy
138.00-143.00; 500-600 lbs 146.25-164.00; 600-700 lbs 135.50-155.00; 700-
800 lbs 131.50-138.25, replacements 146.00-154.50; lot 855 lbs 133.85, fleshy
116.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 155.00-167.00; 400-500 lbs 150.50-
170.50, thin 181.00; 500-600 lbs 146.00-155.75; 600-700 lbs 130.25-152.75;
700-800 lbs 125.25-130.50.  Medium and Large 2  pkg 408 lbs 140.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 179.00-192.50; 500-
600 lbs 148.50-179.00; 600-650 lbs 140.00-149.50, thin 154.75.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing

Breaking 75-80        66.00-71.50   72.00-78.00     62.50-65.00
Boning   80-85        65.50-71.50   73.00-79.00     60.00-64.50
                                      Ind 83.00
Lean     85-90        63.50-67.00         69.50     57.25-63.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1395-2720 lbs 83.00-92.00; high
dressing 97.50-100.00; low dressing or fleshy 69.50-82.00.

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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