Kingsville- Kingsville Livestock Auction: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 02/28/2012

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Receipts:  2103    Last Week:  3020    Year Ago:  2666
 
   Compared to last week, steer calves under 600 lbs sold 2.00 to 7.00
higher; steers over 600 lbs while not a good comparison with last week,
sold steady to 2.00 higher; three weight heifers sold 6.00 to 10.00 higher
on a good test of light heifers; heavier heifers steady to 2.00 lower.
Slaughter cows sold steady to 1.00 lower.  Cows and bulls were 13 percent
of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 68 percent of the
run; heifers 32 percent.  Near 54 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   15    317-348     336    210.00-231.00     219.19
   21    376-392     383    217.50-223.00     218.88

   70    403-448     417    204.50-218.25     213.84
   20    457-490     468    205.00-213.00     209.94

   44    506-538     524    192.50-205.00     200.97
   43    560-598     581    184.50-192.00     189.59

   58    607-642     615    169.00-175.60     173.47
  173    655-695     675    159.50-165.50     163.00

  119    702-738     725    159.00-163.10     162.51
    3      723       723       143.00         143.00   Fleshy
   11      715       715       169.50         169.50   Thin Fleshed
    5      769       769       142.25         142.25   Fleshy

    4      853       853       150.00         150.00

   11    927-946     937    140.00-144.60     142.07

  124   1026-1035   1030    143.60-143.85     143.72

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   12    315-329     326    207.00-230.00     214.59
   15    353-395     377    210.50-227.00     215.00
   32    456-492     483    198.00-207.00     201.77
   10    510-543     523    182.00-192.00     186.58
   29    550-566     560    180.50-188.50     184.26
   26    603-638     632    169.00-176.50     173.62
   13    663-675     668    165.25-169.75     167.79

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      312       312       187.00         187.00
   32    355-389     381    180.50-190.00     184.63

   34    401-414     408    183.50-189.75     188.10
    6    410-447     428    169.50-170.00     169.74   Fleshy
   17    450-476     460    169.00-181.00     174.48

   68    504-540     521    167.00-177.75     172.27
    6      574       574       160.25         160.25

   48    603-631     613    156.25-162.50     159.87
   21    608-646     622    138.50-146.00     141.77   Fleshy
   40    668-676     669    156.75-157.50     156.88

    5      743       743       140.50         140.50   Fleshy

   18    815-818     818    143.50-144.00     143.97

   16      954       954       135.85         135.85

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   10    308-345     313    182.00-200.00     188.56
    5      332       332       220.00         220.00   Thin Fleshed
    6    358-363     360    170.00-176.00     172.02
    3      360       360       210.00         210.00   Thin Fleshed
    9    416-435     421    179.00-188.75     185.88
   24    455-492     487    168.50-181.00     170.43
   16    500-545     521    160.00-169.50     166.89
    8    553-571     564    153.50-156.25     154.51
    9    616-648     627    140.75-141.50     141.01
    9    627-641     636    135.00-138.00     135.99   Fleshy
   15    668-680     675    140.00-154.75     150.05
   11    708-748     731    138.75-145.75     141.75
    3      718       718       135.50         135.50   Full

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      478       478       153.00         153.00
    3      538       538       146.00         146.00

                      Feeder Heifers Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4      689       689       144.25         144.25

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6    355-393     378    199.00-213.00     206.89
   13    400-446     422    195.50-212.50     205.43
   28    451-485     468    193.00-210.25     204.18
   30    500-538     516    183.00-199.00     193.81
    5    590-595     591    160.50-163.00     161.00
    7    610-645     635    166.00-177.50     169.16
    3      650       650       150.50         150.50

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, Kingsville, MO 
         Richard Kramer, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS760.txt

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