Kingsville- Kingsville Livestock Auction: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average 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
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   28    414-442     428    203.25-216.25     209.41
   43    450-498     476    200.00-213.50     206.04
    6    463-482     472    190.50-191.50     191.01   Fleshy

   84    502-549     530    189.50-211.50     198.60
   46    555-584     580    176.00-182.00     178.19

  143    600-643     622    165.85-175.10     170.34
   16    639-643     640    150.75-157.75     153.39   Fleshy
  106    657-697     683    159.25-171.10     167.70
   13      691       691       147.25         147.25   Fleshy

  127    713-748     725    155.25-165.00     159.93
    4      738       738       144.25         144.25   Fleshy
   39    752-789     763    147.00-162.85     156.58
    3      798       798       144.75         144.75   Fleshy

   42    804-831     816    144.85-153.85     149.92
   78    857-892     888    146.00-148.75     146.31

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   10    300-348     326    214.00-240.00     228.69
   11    365-385     378    210.00-229.00     215.58
   35    403-439     410    205.00-218.75     216.24
   12    463-491     476    197.75-201.00     199.27
   32    505-538     527    179.75-195.00     187.60
   32    558-586     569    172.25-185.00     174.83
    9      636       636       169.00         169.00
   33    669-674     673    162.00-165.25     162.88
    6      755       755       147.25         147.25

                      Feeder Steers Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      797       797       143.75         143.75

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   29    408-434     431    180.25-187.25     181.22
   33    452-485     466    172.75-180.00     176.83

   89    504-548     523    159.50-179.00     174.92
   58    550-585     573    155.00-169.25     165.19

  113    607-644     622    155.00-162.00     158.72
   15      646       646       140.10         140.10   Fleshy
  123    653-683     676    153.00-155.50     154.37
    6    655-689     678    134.75-135.00     134.83   Fleshy

  106    709-742     721    143.50-150.50     147.74
   20    752-765     761    142.50-144.25     143.73

    7      809       809       135.25         135.25

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   12    320-349     338    204.00-220.00     215.73
   19    354-396     373    184.50-214.50     197.40
   39    400-448     419    175.00-187.25     182.81
   12    450-495     473    170.00-177.00     174.98
   33    510-546     526    165.00-176.00     170.27
   30    552-593     561    151.25-168.10     159.44
    6      587       587       143.25         143.25   Fleshy
   43    604-636     632    142.25-154.50     152.87
    3      670       670       154.50         154.50

                      Feeder Heifers Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   10      776       776       129.85         129.85

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    435-443     441    187.50-203.00     199.94
    9      490       490       200.00         200.00
    8    521-535     523    184.00-188.00     187.49
    7    561-563     562    165.50-170.50     168.35
   13    629-648     641    156.00-160.50     159.85
    7    689-695     690    150.00-154.50     153.85

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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