Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 02/14/2012

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Receipts:  1681    Last Week:  2643    Year Ago:  3479

   Compared to last week, feeders mostly 1.00 to 2.00 higher except six
weight steers 2.00 to 3.00 lower.  Slaughter cows traded 4.00 to 5.00
higher.  Cows and bulls were 10 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply,
steers and bulls were 63 percent of the run; heifers 37 percent.  Near
70 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 201.00-211.00, pkg fancy
240.00; few 400-450 lbs 194.50-203.00; 500-600 lbs 174.50-194.50; 600-700 lbs
160.00-174.50; 700-800 lbs 145.75-163.00; 800-900 lbs 142.85-153.50; 935-
960 lbs 142.00-144.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 189.00-215.00; 400-
500 lbs 188.50-204.00; 500-600 lbs 167.00-199.50; 600-700 lbs 146.25-169.50;
Pkg 771 lbs fleshy 136.60.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 168.00-185.00; 400-500 lbs
168.00-181.50; 500-600 lbs 152.50-171.50, fleshy 145.00-145.50; 600-700 lbs
152.00-159.85; 700-800 lbs 142.85-150.00; 810-860 lbs 136.10-137.25; lot
919 lbs fleshy 126.10.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 171.00-185.00; 400-
500 lbs 159.00-175.00; 500-600 lbs 151.50-175.00; 600-650 lbs 144.25-162.00;
700-800 lbs 134.85-147.00; pkg 814 lbs 141.75.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 368 lbs 194.00; 400-450 lbs 165.50-
198.50; 500-600 lbs 160.50-195.00; 620-670 lbs 141.75-149.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing

Breaking 75-80        78.00-84.50   85.50-89.25     77.00
Boning   80-85        77.00-85.00   86.00-97.00
                                     Ind 100.00
Lean     85-90        71.00-78.50   82.00-87.00     67.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1345-2185 lbs 93.50-97.50.

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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