Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 02/27/12

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Receipts:  2272    Week Ago:  2722    Year Ago:  1492       

   Compared to last week, steers under 500 lbs mostly steady and over 500 lbs
steady to 3.00 lower.  Heifers steady to 5.00 lower, spots 5.00-10.00 lower on
calves.  Slaughter cows mostly steady to firm.  Demand moderate to good.
Supply moderate, mostly 400-800 lbs offerings, near 60 pct steers and bulls,
30 pct heifers, 10 pct cows and 32 pct feeders over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1 few small pkgs 375-385 lbs 213.00-223.00
few pkgs 410-430 lbs 206.00-216.00; 450-500 lbs 192.00-205.00; 500-600 lbs
173.00-191.00, lot fancy 533 lbs 195.50; 600-700 lbs 163.00-177.50, pkg fancy
602 lbs 183.00; few 730-790 lbs 149.00-156.50; three loads 800-825 lbs 149.75-
150.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 440-490 lbs 187.00-199.00; 500-575 lbs 175.00-
188.00; 600-675 lbs 162.50-164.25.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 few small pkgs 375-400 lbs 185.00-189.00
400-500 lbs 170.00-189.00; 500-600 lbs 156.50-165.50; 600-675 lbs 150.50-156.75
Lot 730 lbs 139.50; load 805 lbs 140.20.  Medium and Large 1-2 few 375-425 lbs
175.00-189.00; 500-600 lbs 152.00-161.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 few small pkgs 450-500 lbs 183.50-195.00;
500-550 lbs 177.75-180.75; pkg 595 lbs 163.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing     High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80     79.50-84.50      84.75-89.75      69.50-77.50                                                           
                                 few 89.75-92.75 
Boners    80-85     78.00-83.00      84.00-89.00      67.00-77.00                         
                              Couple Indís 95.50             
Lean      85-90     72.00-77.00      77.00-82.00      62.00-72.00  
                                 few 82.00-87.00                               
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                                                       
1450-2200 lbs       96.00-101.00     101.00-109.00    90.00-96.00
                                                     
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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