Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 04/02/12

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Receipts:  2221    Week Ago:  2065    Year Ago:  3213       

  Compared to last week, steers and heifers mostly steady.  Demand moderate
to good.  Slaughter cows firm to 1.00 higher.  Supply moderate, mostly 350-650
lbs feeders, several unweaned new crop calves in the offering, near 50 pct
steers and bulls, 40 pct heifers, 10 pct cows and 14 pct feeders over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1 pkg 330 lbs 225.00; 375-400 lbs 200.00-
209.00; 400-500 lbs 188.00-208.00, pkg fancy 405 lbs 214.00; 500-600 lbs
176.00-190.00; 600-675 lbs 165.50-176.75; lot 788 lbs 148.00.
Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 182.50-196.50; 500-600 lbs 162.50-179.00;
600-700 lbs 160.50-171.50; lot 702 lbs 161.75; 750-800 lbs 143.00-150.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 few 275-300 lbs 181.00-185.00;
325-400 lbs 174.00-185.00; 400-500 lbs 166.00-179.50; 500-600 lbs 
154.00-166.00; few 600-625 lbs 159.50-162.00; pot-load 815 lbs 135.00.
Medium and Large 1-2 350-400 lbs 165.00-180.00; 400-475 lbs 155.00-170.00;
500-600 lbs 145.00-165.00; 700-800 lbs 125.00-137.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 lot 305 lbs 224.00; 375-400 lbs 199.00-
211.00; 400-500 lbs 184.00-196.00; 500-525 lbs 177.00-180.00.
Medium and Large 1-2 400-475 lbs 173.00-196.00; 525-550 lbs 161.00-172.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing     High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80     83.75-88.75      89.50-93.50      -----------      
                                     Ind 96.25      
Boners    80-85     83.75-88.75      88.7593.75      ----------      
Lean      85-90     79.00-84.00      84.50-89.50      73.00-79.00  
                                                      62.00-72.00 shelly/weak 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                   
1350-1850 lbs   few 97.50-99.50      -----------      92.50-97.50
                                                     
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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