Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 03/20/2012

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Receipts:  2782    Last Week:  1443    Year Ago:  2506

   Compared to last week, steers under 650 lbs and heifers under 600 lbs
sold 3.00 to 8.00 lower, instances 10.00 lower; heavier steers and heifers
sold 2.00 to 5.00 lower.  Slaughter cows traded 1.00 to 2.00 lower.  Cows
and bulls were 12 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and
bulls were 56 percent of the run; heifers 44 percent.  Near 34 percent of
feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-350 lbs 207.00-219.00; 400-
500 lbs 191.00-212.50; 500-600 lbs 175.00-206.00, thin 210.00, fleshy
173.00; 600-700 lbs; 152.00-173.00; 700-800 lbs 147.50-160.00; 825-875 lbs
142.50-146.00; 970-999 lbs 136.85-142.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg thin
288 lbs 240.00; 300-400 lbs 199.00-222.00, thin 225.00; 400-500 lbs 187.75-
212.50; 500-600 lbs 164.00-195.00; 600-700 lbs 150.00-169.00; 700-800 lbs
152.00-155.00; 800-850 lbs 136.25-147.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 178.00-200.00; 400-
500 lbs 163.25-182.50; 500-600 lbs 151.50-170.00; 600-700 lbs 151.75-160.75;
700-750 lbs 137.25-146.00; 800-900 lbs 132.75-141.75; pkg 908 lbs 139.00.
Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 290 lbs thin 209.00; 300-400 lbs 169.00-190.00,
thin 195.00; 400-500 lbs 162.50-180.50; 500-600 lbs 143.25-164.75; 600-
700 lbs 134.50-143.50; 700-800 lbs 132.75-144.85; few 800-900 lbs 135.75-
141.75.  Medium and Large 2  pkg 411 lbs 157.25.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 206.00-219.00, thin
219.00-222.50; 400-500 lbs 188.50-208.00; 500-600 lbs 155.50-195.00; 650-
700 lbs 133.00-140.25; pkg 717 lbs 135.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        78.00-84.00   84.25-89.50   76.25
Boning   80-85        77.00-84.75   85.00-90.00
                                Few 95.50-98.00
Lean     85-90        72.00-79.50   82.00         64.00-72.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1400-2065 lbs 91.00-101.50; high
dressing 104.00-111.50.

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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