Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 02/06/12

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Receipts:  1020    Week Ago:  1860    Year Ago:  780        

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers under 500 lbs mostly steady and
Over 500 lbs steady to 3.00 lower, spots 3.00-5.00 lower on 500-600 lbs.
Demand moderate to good.  Supply light, mostly 550-750 lbs offerings, near
68 pct steers and bulls, 24 pct heifers, 8 pct cows and 50 pct feeders over
600 lbs.  Slaughter cows mostly steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 few pkgs 410-480 lbs 189.00-200.00; small
pkgs 500-600 lbs 165.50-182.00; several 600-700 lbs 157.00-167.00, few fleshy
150.00-155.00; few 700-710 lbs 149.00-155.00; lot 792 lbs 148.50.
Medium and Large 1-2 few pkgs 350-375 lbs 198.00-200.00; lot 838 lbs 150.00

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 few pkgs 350-400 lbs 174.00-185.00; few
400-450 lbs 159.00-174.00; 450-500 lbs 155.00-168.00; 500-600 lbs 151.00-157.50;
600-700 lbs 153.50-156.25; pkg 745 lbs 139.50.  Medium and Large 1-2 400-475 lbs
151.00-164.00; two pkgs 710-750 lbs 139.50-144.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 small pkgs 400-425 lbs 190.00-200.00;
475-500 lbs 178.00-184.00; pkg 578 lbs 165.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing     High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80     75.00-80.00  few 82.00-89.00      69.00-74.00  
Boners    80-85     73.00-78.00  few 78.00-80.50      69.00-73.00   
Lean      85-90     65.00-70.00      70.50-75.50      60.00-65.00  
                                                  few 50.00-60.00              
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                 
1550-2150 lbs       86.50-88.50      Ind 103.25       77.50-82.00
                                                     
Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Kingdom City, MO
         Roger Parker, Market News Reporter 1-573-751-5618
         24 hour recorded report 573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS153.txt

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