Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 04/23/12

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Receipts:  1915    Week Ago:  1256    Year Ago:  897      

   Compared to last week, feeder steers under 600 lbs 2.00 to 5.00 higher,
feeder heifers under 600 lbs 2.00 to 6.00 lower, yearling steers and heifers
mostly steady. Slaughter cows 1.00-2.00 lower. Demand moderate to good. Supply
moderate. Feeder offerings around 67 percent steers and bulls and 33 percent 
heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs around 33 percent. Cows around 15 percent.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 292 lbs 216.00; 300-400 lbs 209.00-
226.00; 400-500 lbs 190.00-208.00; 500-600 lbs 171.00-193.00; 600-700 lbs 154.50
-177.00; pkg 715 lbs 158.50; pkg 768 lbs 142.25. Medium and Large 1-2  350-400
Lbs 175.00-188.00; 400-500 lbs 170.00-191.50; 500-600 lbs 167.00-180.00; 600-
650 lbs 159.00-162.50; 700-800 lbs 140.50-147.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 169.00-176.00; 400-500 lbs
165.00-174.00; 500-600 lbs 150.00-166.00; 600-650 lbs 149.50-154.75; pkg 739 lbs
133.25. Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 150.00-174.00; 400-500 lbs 153.00-
165.00; 500-600 lbs 141.00-160.50; 600-700 lbs 129.50-145.50; 700-750 lbs 125.00
-129.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 203.00-227.50; 400-500 lbs
189.00-208.00; 500-600 lbs 155.00-179.00. Medium and Large 1-2  300-350 lbs
183.00-208.00; pkg thin fleshed 391 lbs 204.00; pkg 436 lbs 194.00; 500-600 lbs
149.00-179.00; 600-650 lbs 145.00-149.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Av Dressing      Hi Dressing      Lo Dressing     
Breakers  70-80     82.25-88.00      90.50-93.75      79.00-81.00       
Boners    80-85     83.00-88.75      89.00-93.25      75.50-82.75           
Lean      85-90     80.50-86.75      87.25-89.50      71.25-80.00
                                               Shelly 60.50-70.00  

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                  
1035-2410 lbs       95.50-102.50     103.00-109.75    86.00-92.25      
                                                     
Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Kingdom City, MO
         Brian K. Fleischmann, 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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