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

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Receipts:  2280    Last Week:  1673    Year Ago:  2778

   Compared to last week, feeders under 650 lbs sold mostly 5.00 to 8.00
lower; feeders over 650 lbs sold 4.00 to 6.00 lower.  Trade was active -
demand good.  Supply included four load lots of 820-976 lb black steers
and two load lots of 660-671 lb black heifers.  Slaughter cows traded
firm to 2.00 higher on a very good test.  Cows and bulls were 14 percent
of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 61 percent of
the run; heifers 39 percent.  Near 49 percent of feeders weighed over
600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  few 350-400 lbs 205.00-206.00;
400-500 lbs 192.00-207.50, fleshy 184.50; 500-600 lbs 174.50-191.50,
fleshy 160.00-173.25; 600-700 lbs; 159.00-173.00, fleshy 153.50; 700-
750 lbs 150.00-162.00, fleshy 145.00; load lot 820 lbs 143.35; load
lot 878 lbs 140.75; load lot 912 lbs 138.00; load lot 976 lbs 136.35.
Medium and Large 1-2  few 350-400 lbs 203.00-209.00; 400-450 lbs
194.75-210.00; 500-560 lbs 171.50-190.00; few 600-650 lbs 155.50-162.00;
few 700-715 lbs 145.50-147.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  few 300-400 lbs 179.00-197.50; 400-
500 lbs 160.50-189.00; 500-600 lbs 145.00-172.00; 600-700 lbs 149.00-159.00,
calves 142.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 178.50-195.00; 400-
500 lbs 164.50-187.00; 500-600 lbs 145.00-178.00; pkg 643 lbs 140.00; pkg
694 lbs fleshy 135.75.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  few 300-400 lbs 200.00-219.00; 400-
500 lbs 175.00-224.00; 500-600 lbs 161.00-176.00; 600-650 lbs 146.00-160.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing

Breaking 75-80        81.00-87.00   87.50-93.50
Boning   80-85        80.00-87.00   87.00-95.50     77.00-78.50
                                Few 97.00-99.00
Lean     85-90        74.50-80.00                 72.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1345-1905 lbs 95.75-104.00; high
dressing 106.00-113.50; low dressing 91.00-93.50.

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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