Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 03/06/2012

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Receipts:  2704    Last Week:  2103    Year Ago:  3197

   Compared to last week, feeders were unevenly steady on a very good test.
Supply included numerous packages of quality feeders.  Demand was very good
with active trade.  Slaughter cows traded steady to 2.00 higher.  Cows and
bulls were 8 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls
were 56 percent of the run; heifers 44 percent.  Near 58 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 200.00-216.25, fleshy 190.50-
191.50; 500-600 lbs 176.00-211.50; 600-700 lbs; 159.25-175.10, fleshy 147.25-
157.75; 700-800 lbs 147.00-165.00, fleshy 144.25-144.75; 800-900 lbs 144.85-
153.85.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 210.00-240.00; 400-500 lbs 197.75-
218.75; 500-600 lbs 172.25-195.00; 600-700 lbs 162.00-169.00; pkg 755 lbs
147.25.  Large 1  pkg 797 lbs 143.75.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 172.75-187.25; 500-600 lbs
155.00-179.00; 600-700 lbs 153.00-162.00, fleshy 134.75-140.10; 700-800 lbs
142.50-150.50; pkg 809 lbs 135.25.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 184.50-
220.00; 400-500 lbs 170.00-187.25; 500-600 lbs 151.25-176.00, fleshy 143.25;
600-700 lbs 142.25-154.50.  Large 1  pkg 776 lbs 129.85.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  435-500 lbs 187.50-203.00; 500-600 lbs
165.50-188.00; 600-700 lbs 150.00-160.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing

Breaking 75-80        80.00-85.00   86.00-92.50
Boning   80-85        78.00-85.00   86.00-99.25     76.00
Lean     85-90        77.00-83.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1270-2015 lbs 89.25-100.00; high dressing
102.00-109.50; low dressing 81.75-89.00.

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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