Kingsville- Kingsville Livestock Auction: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 03/27/2012

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Receipts:  1673    Last Week:  2782    Year Ago:  1809
 
   Compared to last week, steers under 600 lbs and over 800 lbs sold 1.00
to 4.00 higher; steers, 600-800 lbs 6.00 to 7.00 higher with instances up
to 14.00 higher on six weights; heifers uneven - under 500 lbs sold 3.00
to 7.00 higher, over 500 lbs sold 2.00 to 4.00 lower.  Slaughter cows
traded 2.00 to 3.00 higher.  Buyers active but selective for thinner
fleshed offerings.  Cows and bulls were 12 percent of receipts.  In the
feeder supply, steers and bulls were 59 percent of the run; heifers
41 percent.  Near 46 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5      305       305       230.00         230.00
    3      350       350       210.00         210.00
    8    350-351     350    190.00-195.00     192.50   Fleshy

   26    409-446     423    204.00-216.00     211.21
   17    452-468     463    197.00-204.50     198.74
   20      497       497       191.00         191.00   Fleshy

   28    506-538     525    191.00-206.75     197.79
    4      513       513       184.00         184.00   Fleshy
   25    554-583     561    182.50-191.00     189.74
   14    553-595     575    161.00-178.00     168.26   Fleshy

   28    615-635     623    177.50-187.50     180.11
    4      626       626       153.00         153.00   Fleshy
   46    650-686     680    160.00-174.00     169.95

   47    725-741     730    160.25-166.00     164.87
    3      702       702       140.50         140.50   Fleshy
   32    771-797     791    155.50-160.00     156.46

    4    813-823     818    146.50-150.00     148.24
   76    861-877     865    144.75-146.50     146.01

   20      916       916       137.85         137.85   Fleshy
   23      970       970       143.00         143.00

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    303-313     308    209.00-220.00     214.41
    8    350-399     392    215.00-220.00     216.51
    9    410-448     434    196.00-205.00     201.07
    8    450-465     458    195.00-203.00     200.78
   23    500-535     514    182.50-202.00     192.84
   31    550-594     583    180.50-192.00     187.20
    7    608-645     613    165.00-185.00     176.90
   19    686-690     689    162.00-163.50     162.55
    8      743       743       155.00         155.00
    3      790       790       150.25         150.25

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    315-323     321    192.00-208.00     195.93
    9    376-383     379    188.50-196.00     191.01

   27    405-443     426    177.25-190.00     181.17
   20    455-473     463    172.50-178.00     175.53

   44    506-530     522    159.00-167.00     163.11
    8    572-595     584    145.00-146.75     145.92   Fleshy

    7      629       629       156.00         156.00
   15    601-611     608    143.25-144.75     144.26   Fleshy
   44    673-686     684    154.75-159.00     156.41

   16    700-739     728    141.50-143.00     142.55
   10      737       737       126.00         126.00   Fleshy
    9    750-775     767    141.50-141.75     141.67
   10      792       792       129.75         129.75   Fleshy

   21      805       805       137.10         137.10

   10      963       963       127.25         127.25

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    305-315     312    195.00-201.00     199.24
    7      319       319       220.00         220.00   Thin Fleshed
   24    360-393     378    179.50-194.50     185.23
    6    373-383     378    204.00-214.00     208.93   Thin Fleshed
   26    403-443     431    175.00-185.00     179.45
   54    453-498     473    164.50-178.00     171.78
   17    505-538     522    154.50-167.75     162.56
    5      514       514       141.00         141.00   Fleshy
   24    557-585     566    149.25-158.25     151.58
    3      600       600       147.25         147.25
    6    602-623     612    130.00-130.50     130.25   Fleshy
    8    655-664     661    143.50-148.75     146.92
    3      760       760       141.50         141.50

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   11    358-384     371    205.00-210.00     206.65
   13    400-430     423    196.00-208.50     199.66
   22    455-497     477    186.00-197.00     190.56
   13    500-540     520    173.50-189.00     183.37
   13    563-570     565    161.50-173.00     163.77
    3      670       670       142.50         142.50

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, 
         Richard Kramer, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS760.txt

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