Kingsville- Kingsville Livestock Auction: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average 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 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
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4      385       385    209.00-215.00     213.50

   20    405-438     428    198.00-208.00     200.20
   13    451-495     460    184.00-190.00     188.69

   51    508-531     521    177.00-185.00     179.98
   31    550-592     570    167.00-178.50     171.74

   69    600-647     623    158.75-170.25     163.56
   73    651-688     669    154.50-160.50     158.73

   47    707-734     717    155.00-156.00     155.39
   52    753-796     773    147.00-161.75     159.18
   17      771       771       137.75         137.75   Fleshy

   10      843       843       140.60         140.60

    3      905       905       136.25         136.25
   14      913       913       128.85         128.85   Fleshy

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9    358-384     378    202.00-210.00     205.49
   31    420-446     440    191.00-198.00     194.14
   15    450-498     481    180.50-189.00     184.35
   39    500-545     517    168.00-179.00     175.67
   32    552-593     574    163.50-174.50     168.70
   39    610-638     620    153.50-163.50     158.68
   13    653-685     660    152.00-161.00     159.50
   22      669       669       148.10         148.10   Fleshy

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      673       673       136.25         136.25

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9    373-375     374    189.00-195.50     194.11

   16    420-439     433    170.00-173.50     171.26
   29    452-498     478    167.00-170.50     169.57

   32    516-539     522    165.50-170.50     169.58
   73    554-590     568    153.75-167.00     159.07
    9    573-594     587    139.50-143.25     140.72   Fleshy

   70    612-620     617    150.50-158.00     154.36
   11    620-631     628    131.25-135.50     132.39   Fleshy
   52    656-669     660    149.00-151.75     149.78
    5      676       676       127.50         127.50   Fleshy

   16    700-745     703    140.00-147.75     147.24
   40    756-759     756       140.00         140.00
   29    758-786     773    126.35-128.25     127.18   Fleshy

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   11    300-340     320    190.00-204.00     196.56
    4    375-395     380    180.50-191.00     188.27
   41    400-445     437    167.00-178.00     168.82
   61    457-491     479    160.25-170.10     165.55
   25    500-534     521    153.50-165.00     157.29
   29    555-598     581    143.75-157.00     148.47
   21    607-645     634    139.25-144.50     141.08
   19    661-690     678    140.25-151.75     144.97
    3      688       688       133.50         133.50   Full
    3    700-745     723       140.50         140.50
    3      788       788       133.00         133.00

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7    312-340     316    210.00-220.00     218.46
    9    350-375     357    198.00-220.00     214.92
   17    410-446     438    185.00-194.00     189.16
   22    455-493     481    175.00-185.00     178.39
   21    510-548     539    164.50-178.50     171.49
    3      575       575    160.00-163.50     161.83
    5    623-645     627    143.50-147.50     146.68
    6    650-662     660    145.00-146.00     145.84

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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