Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 02/07/2012

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Receipts:  2643    Last Week:  2361    Year Ago:  2448

   Compared to last week, feeders were unevenly steady on a good test of
heavier weights.  Demand very good.  Supply heavy with a high quality run
of feeders including reputation offerings.  Slaughter cows traded steady
to 2.00 higher.  Cows and bulls were 10 percent of receipts.  In the feeder
supply, steers and bulls were 55 percent of the run; heifers 45 percent.
Near 70 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 378 lbs 200.00; few 400-500 lbs
204.50-208.25; 500-600 lbs 165.25-193.00; 600-700 lbs 145.25-177.25; 700-
800 lbs 143.00-165.00; 800-900 lbs 146.60-151.75; 900-980 lbs 135.00-141.75.
Medium and Large 1-2  few 325-400 lbs 210.00-215.00; 400-500 lbs 193.75-
212.25; 500-600 lbs 172.00-190.00; 600-700 lbs 151.00-172.50; 740-765 lbs
143.00-144.25.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 372 lbs 183.50; 400-500 lbs
168.50-184.25; 500-600 lbs 153.00-172.75; 600-700 lbs 134.25-160.00; 700-
800 lbs 137.25-149.00; 800-900 lbs 133.85-139.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  325-
400 lbs 169.50-180.00; 400-500 lbs 163.75-174.50; 500-600 lbs 149.50-163.75;
600-700 lbs 132.25-155.00; 700-800 lbs 137.00-139.75; few 800-850 lbs 132.00-
138.75.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  few 315-330 lbs 206.50-207.50; 400-
500 lbs 175.50-192.50; 500-600 lbs 165.00-185.00; 600-700 lbs 137.75-158.00;
715-745 lbs 126.75-130.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing

Breaking 75-80        75.00-79.00   80.50-88.00     69.50-74.00
Boning   80-85        73.50-79.00   79.50-86.00     62.00-73.00
                                      Ind 99.00
Lean     85-90        67.50-74.00   77.00-84.00     55.00-65.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1310-2115 lbs 90.50-97.00; high
dressing 99.00-103.00; low dressing 72.75-82.50.

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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