Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 04/09/12

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Receipts:  766    Week Ago:  2221    Year Ago:  2289       

  Compared to last week, steers under 500 lbs and heifers under 450 lbs
mostly steady, steers 500-600 lbs and heifers 450-550 lbs steady to 5.00 lower,
steers over 600 lbs and heifers over 550 lbs 5.00-10.00 lower.  Slaughter cows
mostly steady.  Supply light, near 54 pct steers and bulls, 36 pct heifers,
10 pct cows and 35 pct feeders over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1 few 350-400 lbs 200.00-208.00; 400-500
lbs 188.00-208.00; few 500-530 lbs 179.00-186.00; pkg 575 lbs 173.50; few pkgs
650-660 lbs 149.00-153.00; pkg 730 lbs 143.25.  Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 450 lbs
196.00; few pkgs 625-650 lbs 148.00-155.00; load 676 lbs 155.00; load 706 lbs
150.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 few 300-400 lbs 175.00-185.00; 400-500
lbs 164.00-176.00, few fleshy/unweaned 450-500 lbs 157.00; few fleshy/unweaned
525-550 lbs 139.25-145.50; few 550-575 lbs 149.00-150.00; 600-650 lbs 145.00-
149.50.  Medium and Large 1-2 few 400-450 lbs 166.00; 475-500 lbs 150.00-159.00;
few 550-600 lbs 135.00-138.00; 600-700 lbs 135.00-145.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 325-400 lbs 195.00-211.00; 400-475 lbs
174.00-200.00; 500-600 lbs 143.00-166.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing     High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80 few 83.25-87.75      Ind 90.00        78.00-82.00       
Boners    80-85 few 82.00-85.00      -----------      77.00-82.00        
Lean      85-90     79.00-84.00      84.00-89.00      73.00-79.00  
                           few gaunt 90.00-94.00  few 59.00-69.00 shelly/weak 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                       
Ind 1350 lbs        94.50            -----------      -----------
                                                     
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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