Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 04/10/2012

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Receipts:  2029    Last Week:  2280    Year Ago:  2261

   Compared to last week, steers under 750 lbs and heifers under 600 lbs
sold uneven but mostly 3.00 to 6.00 lower; heavier steers sold 2.00 to
4.00 lower; heavier heifers were not well tested last week.  Trade was
active.  Slaughter cows uneven with breaking and fleshier boning cows near
steady; lean and leaner boning cows sold 3.00 to 4.00 higher.  Cows and
bulls were 15 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls
were 53 percent of the run; heifers 47 percent.  Near 48 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  few 385 lbs 209.00-215.00;
400-500 lbs 184.00-208.00; 500-600 lbs 167.00-185.00; 600-700 lbs;
154.50-170.25; 700-800 lbs 147.00-161.75, fleshy 137.75; pkg 843 lbs
140.60; pkg 905 lbs 136.25, fleshy 128.85.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-
400 lbs 202.00-210.00; 400-500 lbs 180.50-198.00; 500-600 lbs 163.50-
179.00; 600-700 lbs 152.00-163.50; lot 669 lbs fleshy 148.10.  Medium
and Large 2  pkg 673 lbs 136.25.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 189.00-195.50; 400-
500 lbs 167.00-173.50; 500-600 lbs 153.75-170.50, fleshy 139.50-143.25;
600-700 lbs 149.00-158.00, fleshy 127.50-135.50; 700-800 lbs 140.00-
147.75, fleshy 126.35-128.25.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 180.50-
204.00; 400-500 lbs 160.25-178.50; 500-600 lbs 143.75-165.00; 600-700 lbs
139.25-151.75, full 133.00; few 700-800 lbs 133.00-140.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 198.00-220.00; 400-
500 lbs 175.00-194.00; 500-600 lbs 160.00-178.50; 600-700 lbs 143.50-
147.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing

Breaking 75-80        83.00-87.00   87.50-92.50
Boning   80-85        82.00-89.00   90.00-98.75
                            several 99.00-105.75
Lean     85-90        77.25-86.00   88.00-95.00     72.50-77.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1415-2460 lbs 98.00-105.00; high
dressing 106.00-116.00; low dressing 93.00-96.00.

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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