Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 02/13/12

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Receipts:  1514    Week Ago:  1020    Year Ago:  2583       

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers firm to 5.00 higher, spots 5.00-
10.00 higher.  Slaughter cows 3.00-5.00 higher.  Demand moderate to good.
Supply light to moderate, mostly 500-700 lbs offerings, near 63 pct steers and
bulls, 29 pct heifers, 8 pct cows and 41 pct feeders over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1 few small pkgs 375-400 lbs 208.00-220.00
few small pkgs 400-450 lbs 194.00-211.00; 500-550 lbs 174.50-189.00; 550-600 lbs
165.00-177.00; 600-700 lbs 160.00-176.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 450-525 lbs
183.00-188.75; two loads 905-935 lbs 138.35-140.20 and load 990 lbs 136.80.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 few small pkgs 350-400 lbs 175.00-187.00
small pkgs 400-475 lbs 155.00-174.00, few thin 400-425 lbs 184.00-189.00;
500-550 lbs 150.00-164.00; pkg 655 lbs 157.75; pkg 700 lbs 143.50.  Medium and
Large 1-2 few pkgs 425-475 lbs 146.00-167.00; lot value-added 505 lbs 160.00
550-600 lbs 147.00-156.00; 650-700 lbs 151.25-157.25.  Medium 1 650-700 lbs
139.00-140.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 small pkgs 425-500 lbs 190.00-200.00;
few 500-525 lbs 179.75-186.00; pkg 565 lbs 160.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing     High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80     79.00-84.00  few 88.50-91.25      67.00-77.00             
Boners    80-85     77.00-82.00      81.50-88.50      67.00-77.00           
Lean      85-90     70.00-75.00      75.50-80.50      60.00-70.00  
                                 few 80.50-84.50                               

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                       
1500-2225 lbs       95.00-100.00     100.00-105.50    -----------
                                                     
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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