Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 02/20/12

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Receipts:  2722    Week Ago:  1514    Year Ago:  2847     

   Compared to last week, steer calves weighing 400-450 sold 3.00-5.00 higher, 
500-600 lbs steer calves sold 4.00-8.00 higher, instances up to 10.00 higher and 
600-700 lb steers traded 3.00-5.00 higher.  Yearling steers over 700 lbs and 
heifers over 600 lbs sold with a higher undertone compared to last week's 
lighter receipts.  Feeder heifers weighing 350-600 lbs sold mostly 10.00 higher 
with instances up to 12.00 higher.  Slaughter cows sold firm to 2.00 higher. Demand 
was very good as many steer and heifer calves were long time weaned and selling 
with good weighing conditions. Supply included 62 percent steers and bulls, 28 
percent heifers, 10 percent cows and 55 percent over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1  pkg 288 lbs 230.00; 300-400 lbs 206.00-
225.00; 400-450 lbs 197.00-216.00, 450-500 lbs 193.00-211.00; 500-550 lbs 183.00-
193.00, pkg thin 523 lbs 200.00, 550-600 lbs 169.50-183.00; 600-700 lbs 164.00-
180.00, two pot loads fleshy 159.50-160.00; 700-735 lbs 162.50-173.00, 750-800 lbs 
149.00-157.00; 800-805 lbs 149.00-150.50.  Medium and Large 1-2
Few 375-400 lbs 202.00-206.00; 400-500 lbs 185.00-197.00; 500-600 lbs 168.00-
182.00; 600-700 lbs 153.00-165.00; 700-800 lbs 142.00-155.00; few 850-875 lbs 
134.50-141.50; pkg 930 lbs 139.75.  

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 183.00-197.00; 400-450 lbs 
174.00-189.00, thin 425-445 lbs 190.00-198.00; 450-500 lbs 165.00-180.50, thin 460-
470 lbs 186.00-189.00; 500-550 lbs 164.00-177.50, thin 500-515 lbs 183.00-185.50; 
550-600 lbs 157.00-165.00; 600-665 lbs 154.25-164.00; 700-750 lbs 141.00-149.00; 
pkg 845 lbs 138.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 173.00-187.50; 400-425 lbs 
168.00-171.00, 450-500 lbs 154.00-168.00; 500-550 lbs 153.00-166.00, 550-600 lbs 
151.00-157.00; 600-700 lbs 140.00-149.75; pkg 845 lbs 134.00.  

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 285 lbs 240.00; pkg 370 lbs 217.00; 400-
500 lbs 192.00-203.00; 500-550 lbs 161.00-168.50, pkg thin 510 lbs 184.00; 550-600 
lbs 150.00-165.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  630-650 lbs 146.50-153.50.  

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean   Av Dressing      High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80          79.50-86.75      87.75-93.00      68.00-77.50      
                                                     
Boners    80-85          78.00-83.50      84.00-90.00      67.50-77.50      
                                   Couple 92.00                    
Lean      85-90          70.25-76.00      77.00-81.50      62.00-70.00  
                                   Few    82.25-85.50                   

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                
1175-2275 lbs            92.50-99.50  few 101.00-102.50    84.00-88.50

Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Kingdom City, MO
         Greg Harrison, 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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