Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 03/19/12

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Receipts:  2120    Week Ago:  1931    Year Ago:  1983       

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers firm to 5.00 higher.  Demand
good.  Supply moderate, mostly 400-700 lbs offerings, near 57 pct steers and
bulls 37 pct heifers, 6 pct cows and 30 pct feeders over 600 lbs.  Light
supply of slaughter cows steady to firm.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 349 lbs 232.00; few 375-400 lbs
208.00-216.00; 400-450 lbs 208.00-219.00; 450-500 lbs 190.00-203.00; 500-550 
lbs 190.00-197.50; 550-600 lbs 181.00-193.00, few fleshy/unweaned 168.00-173.00;
600-650 lbs 160.00-174.00; 700-725 lbs 152.50-159.50, part/load thin 707 lbs
164.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 425-500 lbs 194.00-199.00; 500-600 lbs 171.00-
196.00; 600-700 lbs 157.00-169.00.  Medium 1 lot fleshy 525 lbs 175.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 small pkgs 350-400 lbs 180.00-192.00;
400-450 lbs 172.00-182.00; 450-500 lbs 163.00-173.00; 500-550 lbs 162.00-
169.50; 550-600 lbs 154.50-159.00; 600-675 lbs 156.00-161.00.  Medium and
Large 1-2 few 300-325 lbs 196.00-202.50; 450-500 lbs 155.00-173.00; 500-600
lbs 148.00-158.00; 600-675 lbs 145.00-159.50; few 725-750 lbs 134.00-137.25.
Medium 1 two lots fleshy 550-575 lbs 149.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 and 1-2 few 350-375 lbs 195.00-214.00;
400-475 lbs 186.00-209.00; 500-535 lbs 173.00-185.00; pkg 575 lbs 159.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing     High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80     82.50-87.50      87.50-92.50      80.75-82.75       
Boners    80-85     82.50-85.50      85.5090.50      ----------       
Lean      85-90     74.50-82.50      82.50-87.50      64.00-74.00  
                                                                              
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                    
1550-2150 lbs       96.50-98.50      100.25-104.75    85.00-95.00
                                                     
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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