Kingsville- Kingsville Livestock Auction: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average 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
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      305       305       210.00         210.00
   11    353-380     365    195.00-200.00     198.01

   23    405-441     423    198.25-208.50     204.80
   61    450-497     483    189.00-195.50     191.44
    3      485       485       179.00         179.00   Fleshy

   68    505-548     514    180.00-189.25     186.56
   56    554-592     570    165.50-179.50     173.48

   29    605-632     615    161.00-172.00     166.74
    4      618       618       150.00         150.00   Fleshy
   88    654-684     680    156.00-167.00     164.27

   73    717-725     717    155.00-165.00     164.58
   25    774-795     783    137.75-140.25     138.87   Fleshy

   65      837       837       149.00         149.00

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    320-345     337    200.00-235.00     211.09
   15    355-392     372    188.00-209.00     194.86
   26    400-445     427    187.25-206.00     197.00
   15    450-483     465    192.00-201.00     195.22
   36    501-549     535    175.00-187.00     178.24
   16    550-573     562    168.50-180.50     172.84
    5    635-638     637    160.00-170.00     168.01
    3      745       745       154.75         154.75

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   10    665-681     671    145.75-147.00     146.49

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      345       345       186.00         186.00
    3      398       398       184.50         184.50
   36    400-448     421    171.50-187.50     176.49
   67    450-497     480    166.00-178.50     172.49

   14    508-548     534    161.00-171.50     166.26
   55    551-589     573    163.00-170.00     165.51

    8    620-625     623    155.00-155.50     155.31
   10      604       604       130.75         130.75   Fleshy

   56    713-714     714    147.60-149.75     148.41
   11      721       721       134.10         134.10   Fleshy
   89    762-765     762    140.00-142.00     141.73

   14      848       848       136.00         136.00

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9    310-348     334    166.00-179.00     170.95
   21    350-390     373    168.00-185.00     171.94
   39    410-448     435    167.50-179.50     175.66
   37    450-493     471    165.50-172.50     168.90
   18    503-540     513    162.00-172.00     167.61
    6    613-630     624    155.00-157.00     156.35
    6    653-683     668    147.00-150.00     148.47
   10    705-709     708    145.50-146.25     146.03

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      567       567       150.00         150.00
    3      697       697       141.00         141.00
    5      731       731       135.00         135.00

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6    306-348     320    200.00-229.00     218.49
    8    350-392     384    192.00-212.50     196.32
   25    400-445     414    190.50-208.00     199.89
   12    457-488     474    182.00-194.00     186.27
   16    500-546     527    160.00-182.00     173.20
   12    558-595     568    159.00-170.00     165.37
    5    605-640     616    152.00-156.00     154.88
   11    679-681     680    139.50-155.00     145.58
    3    733-740     735    140.00-143.00     141.99

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, Kingsville, MO 
         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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