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

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Receipts:  1931    Week Ago:  1848    Year Ago:  2233       

  Compared to last week, steers and heifers weak to 5.00 lower.  Slaughter
cows steady to firm.  Demand moderate.  Supply moderate, mostly 450-850 lbs
offerings, near 60 pct steers and bulls, 30 pct heifers, 10 pct cows and
35 pct feeders over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1 few pkgs 335-345 lbs 214.00-218.00;
few 400-450 lbs 198.00-212.00; 450-500 lbs 187.00-196.00; 500-550 lbs 176.00-
191.00; 550-600 lbs 165.00-173.00; 600-675 lbs 160.00-169.60.
Medium and Large 1-2 few 350-400 lbs 188.00-205.00; 450-500 lbs 179.00-190.00;
500-600 lbs 167.00-189.00; 600-700 lbs 153.00-162.50; 700-800 lbs 142.00-147.00;
two loads 820-840 lbs 142.75-147.00, lot fleshy 848 lbs 141.10.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 small pkgs 325-400 lbs 178.00-186.00;
400-450 lbs 169.00-178.00; 450-500 lbs 160.00-172.00; 500-600 lbs 155.00-165.00;
lot 645 lbs 158.00 and load 654 lbs 155.50.  Mediuim and Large 1-2 small pkgs
350-400 lbs 177.00-184.00; 400-500 lbs 155.00-165.00, few thin 179.00-183.00;
500-600 lbs 154.00-159.00, pkg thin 168.00; 600-625 lbs 147.00-157.00; few 700-
725 lbs 128.25-134.75.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 400-500 lbs 181.00-195.00; pkg 529 lbs
175.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 500-550 lbs 164.00-165.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing     High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80     83.00-87.00  few 87.00-89.00  few 78.00-83.00        
Boners    80-85     80.00-85.00      85.00-90.00      73.50-78.50        
                                 few 92.00-96.50             
Lean      85-90     72.00-82.00      79.00-89.00      64.00-74.00  
                                     Ind 92.00    few 54.50-62.50 shelly/weak 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                     
1350-2050 lbs       98.50-104.50     106.50-109.50    88.50-90.00
                                                     
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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