Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 03/13/2012

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Receipts:  1443    Last Week:  2704    Year Ago:  2494

   Compared to last week, best quality and thinner fleshed offerings sold
firm to 4.00 higher; lesser quality and fleshier sold weak to 3.00 lower.
Slaughter cows traded mostly steady with breakers selling 1.00 to 2.00
lower.  Cows and bulls were 16 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply,
steers and bulls were 63 percent of the run; heifers 37 percent.  Near
62 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 203.50-230.00, fleshy
184.00; 500-600 lbs 183.75-202.00, fleshy 189.00; 600-700 lbs; 156.50-172.00,
thin 185.50; 700-800 lbs 150.85-165.00, thin 168.25-172.50; 800-900 lbs
145.50-147.85; 900-999 lbs 140.00-145.85; load 1005 lbs 145.75.  Medium and
Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 210.00-225.00; 400-500 lbs 204.00-234.00; 500-600 lbs
190.00-207.00; 600-700 lbs 159.25-175.00; 795-805 lbs 140.00-144.85.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 188.00-210.00; 400-
500 lbs 166.00-187.50; 500-600 lbs 160.25-182.25; 600-700 lbs 153.75-164.75;
700-750 lbs 145.25-149.25, fleshy 129.75; 850-880 lbs 134.75-136.75.  Medium
and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 184.00-207.00; 400-500 lbs 153.00-188.50; 500-
600 lbs 149.75-175.00, fleshy 145.00; 600-700 lbs 137.50-159.75, fleshy
144.50; 700-800 lbs 137.75-143.25.  Medium and Large 2  lot 586 lbs 146.25;
pkg 789 lbs 125.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 398 lbs 240.00; 400-500 lbs
199.00-214.00; 500-600 lbs 171.50-199.00; 640-675 lbs 151.00-171.00.


   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing

Breaking 75-80        79.00-84.00   85.00-88.25     77.00
Boning   80-85        80.00-85.00   87.00-94.50     71.00
Lean     85-90        74.00-83.00   83.50           65.00-68.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1335-2270 lbs 92.00-102.00; high dressing
102.00-108.50; low dressing 87.00-91.25.

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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