Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 03/26/12

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Receipts:  2065    Week Ago:  2120    Year Ago:  1851       

  Compared to last week, steers under 500 lbs 5.00-10.00 lower, 500-600 lbs
steady to 5.00 lower and over 600 lbs steady to firm.  Heifers under 600 lbs
steady to 5.00 lower and over 600 lbs steady to firm.  Demand moderate to good.
Slaughter cows firm to 3.00 higher.  Supply moderate, mostly 450-850 lbs
offerings, near 55 pct steers and bulls, 35 pct heifers, 10 pct cows and
32 pct feeders over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1 few small pkgs 325-375 lbs 208.00-218.00
400-500 lbs 183.00-208.00; 500-600 lbs 177.00-193.00; 600-700 lbs 158.00-176.75;
part-load 718 lbs 158.50.  Medium and Large 1-2 400-450 lbs 202.00-208.00;
500-600 lbs 177.00-191.50; few 750-775 lbs 145.00-154.50; 800-875 lbs 140.00-
143.75.  Medium and Large 2 800-875 lbs 135.50-138.00.  Medium and Large 2-3
lot 848 lbs 133.75.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 few 325-350 lbs 174.00-175.00; 350-400
lbs 180.00-190.00; 400-500 lbs 164.00-181.00; 500-575 lbs 163.00-167.00; 600-
650 lbs 151.00-160.50; lot 655 lbs 162.25; lot fleshy 670 lbs 150.00.
Medium and Large 1-2 375-400 lbs 175.00-180.00; 400-475 lbs 164.00-180.00;
500-600 lbs 150.00-166.00; lot 620 lbs 160.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 few 325-375 lbs 205.00-225.00; lot 445 lbs
193.50; 450-500 lbs 186.00-191.50.  Medium and Large 1-2 450-500 lbs 176.00-
188.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing     High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80     83.50-88.50      88.50-93.50      76.50-82.50 
                                 few 95.00-97.50    
Boners    80-85     83.50-88.50      88.5092.50      ----------      
                                                             
Lean      85-90     77.50-84.50      85.50-90.50      72.50-77.50  
                                 few 90.50-92.50  few 58.00-68.00             
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                       
1450-2050 lbs       97.50-99.50      101.75-106.00    90.00-96.50
                                                     
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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