Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 03/05/12

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Receipts:  1848    Week Ago:  2272    Year Ago:  1873       

  Compared to last week, steers and heifers mostly steady, spots 2.00-4.00
lower on 400-500 lbs calves.  Slaughter cows firm to 2.00 higher.  Demand
moderate to good.  Supply moderate, mostly 350-750 lbs offerings, near 64 pct
steers and bulls, 28 pct heifers, 8 pct cows and 27 pct feeders over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1 pkg 330 lbs 228.00; small pkgs 375-400
lbs 212.00-217.00; 400-500 lbs 193.00-214.00; 500-550 lbs 173.00-193.00; 
600-700 lbs 163.00-173.00; 700-800 lbs 149.00-160.00, pkg thin 725 lbs 169.00.
Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 174.00-200.00; 550-600 lbs 170.00-174.00;
600-675 lbs 161.00-170.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 few small pkgs 275-290 lbs 197.00-206.00;
350-400 lbs 180.00-188.00; 400-500 lbs 165.00-187.00; 500-575 lbs 158.00-168.50;
600-700 lbs 155.50-162.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 400-475 lbs 167.00-177.00;
500-550 lbs 155.00-168.00; 625-675 lbs 149.00-154.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 and 1-2 two pkgs 345 lbs 225.00-228.00;
400-475 lbs 188.00-211.00; 500-550 lbs 165.00-175.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing     High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80     83.00-88.00      88.25-93.25      74.50-79.50          
                        Couple Indís 96.25-97.00    
Boners    80-85     79.50-85.00      85.00-90.00      74.50-79.50          
Lean      85-90     72.50-79.50      79.50-84.50      61.50-71.50  
                                 few 84.50-88.50  few 54.50-59.50 shelly/weak 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                    
1450-2250 lbs       95.50-99.50      Ind 104.00       87.50-94.00
                                                     
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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