Kingsville- Kingsville Livestock Auction: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 04/03/2012

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
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    388-390     389    205.00-206.00     205.33

   52    409-440     426    195.50-207.50     200.16
   53    453-485     473    192.00-197.00     193.50
    6      476       476       184.50         184.50   Fleshy

   52    508-541     528    177.50-191.50     181.21
   20      528       528       173.25         173.25   Fleshy
   27    552-579     561    174.50-189.00     180.44
   19    581-594     589    160.00-168.00     164.67   Fleshy

   62    607-634     625    170.10-173.00     171.05
    4      613       613       153.50         153.50   Fleshy
   28    659-661     661    159.00-160.00     159.86

   60    704-748     736    150.00-162.00     160.82
    9      741       741       145.00         145.00   Fleshy

   62      820       820       143.35         143.35
   62    850-878     877    140.75-141.25     140.77

   64    912-933     913    135.00-138.00     137.81
   57      976       976       136.35         136.35

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    395-398     397    203.00-209.00     205.39
   28    400-436     417    194.75-210.00     197.90
   18    517-533     526    171.50-190.00     181.16
    3      560       560       173.50         173.50
    5    608-613     611    155.50-162.00     159.41
    7    714-715     714    145.50-147.00     145.71

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    310-338     328    189.00-197.50     193.59
    6    358-395     380    179.00-189.00     182.23

   38    408-447     424    173.50-189.00     179.17
   43    462-489     473    160.50-169.50     165.57
   63    501-542     525    153.75-172.00     162.71
   12    555-573     568    145.00-161.00     149.79

   35    606-631     609    152.00-159.00     152.81
    3      630       630       142.75         142.75   Calves
  150    658-671     666    149.00-157.25     150.03

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   12    355-390     366    178.50-195.00     186.55
   46    402-448     431    169.00-187.00     173.34
   21    464-473     467    164.50-169.50     166.50
   49    503-535     526    152.50-178.00     159.01
   10    555-571     561    145.00-164.25     154.81
    3      643       643       140.00         140.00
   15      694       694       135.75         135.75   Fleshy

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6    305-319     317    203.00-207.00     203.64
    6    350-360     357    200.00-219.00     208.68
   27    400-448     419    187.00-224.00     197.07
   20    463-493     480    175.00-186.00     178.74
   19    508-533     519    166.00-176.00     171.05
    6    560-570     565    161.00-166.00     163.59
   16    600-632     623    146.00-160.50     154.24

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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