Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 04/17/2012

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Receipts:  2009    Last Week:  2029    Year Ago:  1850

   Compared to last week, steers sold mostly 2.00 to 5.00 higher with
heifers selling 1.00 to 4.00 higher.  Supply included three load lots of
684 to 837 lb steers and one load lot of 762 lb heifers as well as numerous
bull calves.  Slaughter cows sold 2.00 to 3.00 lower compared to last weeks
aggressive market.  Cows and bulls were 21 percent of receipts.  In the
feeder supply, steers and bulls were 58 percent of the run; heifers
42 percent.  Near 43 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  There will
be a special cow sale this Saturday.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  few 300-400 lbs 195.00-210.00;
400-500 lbs 189.00-208.50, fleshy 179.00; 500-600 lbs 165.50-189.25; 600-
700 lbs; 156.00-172.00, fleshy 150.00; 700-725 lbs 155.00-165.00; 775-
800 lbs fleshy 137.75-140.25; load lot 837 lbs 149.00.  Medium and Large 1-2
300-400 lbs 188.00-235.00; 400-500 lbs 187.25-206.00; 500-600 lbs 168.50-
187.00; 600-650 lbs 160.00-170.00; pkg 745 lbs 154.75.  Medium and Large 2
665-685 lbs 145.75-147.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  few 345-400 lbs 184.50-186.00; 400-
500 lbs 166.00-187.50; 500-600 lbs 161.00-171.50; few 620-625 lbs 155.00-
155.00-155.50, fleshy 130.75; 700-800 lbs 140.00-149.75, fleshy 134.10;
lot 848 lbs 136.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 166.00-185.00; 400-
500 lbs 165.50-179.50; 500-550 lbs 162.00-172.00; 600-700 lbs 147.00-157.00;
700-710 lbs 145.50-146.25.  Medium and Large 2  pkg 567 lbs 150.00; pkg
697 lbs 141.00; pkg 731 lbs 135.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 192.00-229.00; 400-
500 lbs 182.00-208.00; 500-600 lbs 159.00-182.00; 600-700 lbs 139.50-
156.00; few 730-740 lbs 140.00-143.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80        79.50-84.25   84.50-91.50     76.75-78.00
Boning   80-85        81.00-87.00   87.50-99.00     77.00-80.00
                                     Ind 107.00
Lean     85-90        79.00-86.50   87.00-90.50     75.00-78.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1330-2455 lbs 95.00-105.00; high
dressing 105.00-115.00.

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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