Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 02/21/2011

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Receipts:  3020    Last Week:  1681    Year Ago:  2877 

   Compared to last week, comparable sales of feeder steers under 650 lbs and 
heifers under 550 lbs sold mostly 5.00-10.00 higher when compared to last week's 
lighter receipts of feeder calves.  Steers weighing 650-800 lbs sold 3.00-5.00 
higher and steers over 800 lbs sold 1.00-3.00 higher.  Heifers weighing 600-650 
lbs sold firm to 5.00 higher with heifers over 650 lbs selling near steady on 
the better quality heifers with several lots and larger groups selling with 
fleshy conditions.  Many of the consignments of feeder calves sold with good 
weighing conditions and were in good demand.  Slaughter cows sold fully steady 
to 2.00 higher.  Slaughter cows and bulls accounted for near 10 percent of the 
receipts.  In the feeder supply 58 percent were steers and bulls, 42 percent 
heifers and 66 percent weighed over 600 lbs.


   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  325-400 lbs 209.00-223.00; 400-500 lbs 
197.50-214.50; 500-550 lbs 192.00-203.00, 550-600 lbs 179.00-190.00; 600-650 lbs 
170.00-183.00, 650-700 lbs 162.25-175.25; 700-750 lbs 155.25-167.00, 750-800 lbs 
148.75-160.25, pot load fleshy 795 lbs 148.10; 800-900 lbs 147.75-154.60; lot 
945 lbs 145.85, pot load 908 lbs 142.60.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 
191.00-208.00; few 450-500 lbs 195.00-196.00; 500-550 lbs 183.00-194.50, 550-600 
lbs 165.00-181.00; 600-650 lbs 158.50-170.00, 650-700 lbs 149.75-160.50; fleshy 
695-745 lbs 135.75-146.50.   

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 192.00-193.50; 400-500 lbs 
177.00-188.50; 500-550 lbs 165.75-177.50, 550-600 lbs 159.25-169.00; 600-650 lbs 
155.00-164.00, lot 695 lbs 147.50, fleshy 675-690 lbs 136.50-139.10; 700-800 lbs 
142.00-148.50; 800-820 lbs 138.00-145.25; lot fleshy 907 lbs 131.50.  Medium 
and Large 1-2  lot 315 lbs 187.50; 400-500 lbs 174.00-180.00; 500-550 lbs 
159.75-166.00, 550-600 lbs 150.50-160.50; 600-650 lbs 142.00-146.50, 650-700 lbs 
135.85-139.50; 700-800 lbs 135.25-140.00.  Medium and Large 2  pkg 465 lbs 
150.50; 550-600 lbs 134.75-145.25; 600-700 lbs 131.25-139.50.  

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 385 lbs 208.00; 430-500 lbs 203.50-
210.00; 500-525 lbs 196.00-198.00; 600-625 lbs 165.00-169.50; lot 705 lbs 
141.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  lot 315 lbs 224.00; 450-500 lbs 180.00-188.50; 
575-600 lbs 169.00; 600-650 lbs 154.50-158.50. 
127.50-131.75.  

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80        80.00-85.75   86.00-93.00      78.25-80.00
Boning   80-85        80.00-85.00   86.00-91.75      80.00      
                                Few 95.75-97.00
Lean     85-90        76.00-81.00   81.75-86.00      71.00-73.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1400-2200 lbs 93.50-99.00; high dressing 
100.50-107.00; low dressing 89.50-92.00.  

Source:  MO Dept of Agriculture-USDA Market Service, Kingsville MO
         Greg Harrison, Market Reporter, (573) 751-5618
         24 hour recorded report (573) 522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS159.txt 

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